United States·September 6 - December 29 2024

200 HR Yoga Immersion (YTT)

Diving deep into the heart of Yoga in its philosophy, practices, and wisdom through both traditional and modern lenses.

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200 HR Yoga Immersion (YTT)

United States· September 6 - December 29 2024· 114 nights

FROM$3200/pp

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Overview

Embark on an in-depth exploration of yoga with our comprehensive 200HR Yoga Immersion program, spanning 8 transformative weekends in Austin, Texas and 5 days in Los Angeles, California. Immerse yourself in the ancient art of Hatha Yoga, delve into the rich philosophical foundations, and unravel the wisdom embedded in the 8 limbs of Yoga. Our training seamlessly integrates traditional teachings with modern perspectives, offering a holistic and empowering approach to the yogic path. You can expect to receive deep insight into the practice and proper instruction on how to share the practices beyond the training. As part of this immersive experience, we include a 5-day intensive in Los Angeles, where you'll have the unique opportunity to visit sacred sites of yoga, witnessing firsthand the dynamic movement of yoga in the Western world. This journey is designed to deepen your connection to the roots of yoga while embracing its evolution in contemporary practice. Join us on this transformative opportunity, where ancient wisdom meets modern insight, fostering a comprehensive understanding of yoga that will empower you as a skilled and enlightened yoga practitioner or teacher. FALL 2024 WEEKENDS : September 6th - 8th September 20th - 22nd October 23rd - 27th [LOS ANGELES IMMERSION] November 1st - 3rd November 22nd - 24th December 6th - 8th December 13th - 15th December 27th - 29th [GRADUATION!] Friday Schedule : 4pm - 8pm Saturday Schedule : 10am - 6pm Sunday Schedule : 12pm - 5pm

Highlights

Weekends + 5 Day Intensive

Weekends + 5 Day Intensive

We have created this training to be flexible for the modern American by allotting a few weekends a month to complete the program. We will have a 5 day intensive in Los Angeles, California allowing students to dive deep into the study with a focused immersion.

Diverse and Detailed Curriculum

Diverse and Detailed Curriculum

Except to dive deep into a variety of topics including : Asanas, Pranayama, Sanskrit, Meditation, Philosophy, Sequencing, Ayurveda, and Business Practices

Wide Variety of Yogic Lineages

Wide Variety of Yogic Lineages

Advance your practices with in depth studies and hands on practice of a wide variety of movement, breath, and meditation sequences.

Explore Monumental Points of Yoga’s Movement in the West

Explore Monumental Points of Yoga’s Movement in the West

During our Los Angeles Intensive, we will visit iconic spaces of the movement of Yoga throughout the west. This includes the Sivananda Yoga Center, Krishnamurti Foundation in Ojai, Meditation Mount, the original ISKCON temple, and more.

In Depth Practices of Movement, Breath, and Meditation

In Depth Practices of Movement, Breath, and Meditation

We have created this training to be flexible for the modern American by allotting a few weekends a month to complete the program. We will have a 5 day intensive in Los Angeles, California allowing students to dive deep into the study with a focused immersion.

Guest Teachers

Guest Teachers

Experience guest teachers who are masters of their craft, providing students with exposure to diverse teachings and concepts.

Serenity in Malibu, Ojai, and More

Serenity in Malibu, Ojai, and More

Spend time relaxing and practicing at the Rafi Lounge in Malibu, overlooking the breathtaking Pacific Ocean along the PCH. Practice in the foothills of Ojai, overlooking the hills and valleys of this tiny town in SoCal. We will also carry our training and practice to a few studios around the Austin area - providing students with exposure to diversity of yoga and experiences throughout the training.

Hosts

Satsang Adventures + Guest Teachers

Reverend Satya Jainananda

Reverend Satya Jainananda

M.Div Interfaith Divinity, End-of-Life Doula, 700 E-RYT

Rev. Satya Jainananda  (formerly James Ratliff) is 700HR RYT specializing in Hatha Yoga and an ordained Interfaith Minister through All Paths Divinity School. 

He was bestowed the name Satyajaiananda when he was ordained at the Parliament of World Religions by Dr. Rev. Andre Van Zyl, a veteran member of the Advaita Vedanta Society in Los Angeles California, and co-owner of All Paths Divinity School. 

Satya completed his Master's Degree in Interfaith Divinity studying the many truths of the world and how they are related. He believes that all spiritual paths spring forth from the same well of divine being and brings the essence of many traditions to his classes and workshops. 

Satya has served and studied in various parts of the world having finished his yoga studies in Nepal, being a member of Performers Without borders in Africa, and leading various retreats throughout Central America and Asia His main teachings focus on how to cultivate a healthy body, a peaceful mind, and a joyful heart.

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Kristin Bird

Kristin Bird

800 E-RYT, YACEP, AHA, M.A. Yoga Therapy Candidate

Kristin is a full time teacher of Integrative Holistic Health practices. She found yoga in 2018 and has spent the years since studying immersive experiences of culture, religion, and spirituality around the world. 

During this time she grew to leading workshops, programs, and retreats on mind body medicine practices in domestic and international settings. Kristin is passionate about integrating eastern wisdom practices with the western medical model and has devoted her life to learning and sharing practices that alleviate suffering of the physical, mental, and emotional bodies. 

She believes, through study and experience, that pain is inevitable but suffering is optional - and with the introduction of small minor adjustments in one’s daily habits over a period of time - one can vastly reduce discomforts physically and mentally in daily life.

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Schedule

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DAY 1

WKND 1 : September 6th - 8th

Friday

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: lecture study 
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DAY 2

WKND 2 : September 20 - 22nd

Friday : 

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday : 

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday : 

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: lecture study
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DAY 3

LA INTENSIVE : October 23rd - 27th

23rd : Fly In / International Vedanta Society in Hollywood Lecture : Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna with Swami Sarvadevananda

Stay : Venice, California


24th : Sivananda Yoga Center / Rafi Lounge for training 

Stay : Malibu, California


25th : Ojai / Meditation Mount and Krishnamurti Foundation

Stay : Ojai, California  


26th : Training @ Breathe Ojai / Drive back to LA

Stay : Venice, California 


27th : ISCKON Temple Kirtan (AM) / Fly Home 

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DAY 4

WKND 4 : November 1st - 3rd

Friday : 

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday : 

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday : 

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: lecture study
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DAY 5

WKND 5 : November 22nd - 24th

Friday : 

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday : 

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday : 

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: lecture study
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DAY 6

WKND 6 : December 6th - 8th

Friday : 

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday : 

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday : 

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: lecture study
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DAY 7

WKND 7 : December 13th - 15th

Friday : 

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday : 

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday : 

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: lecture study
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DAY 8

GRADUATION WEEKEND : December 27 - 29th

Friday : 

  • 4pm : weekend opening
  • 430pm-6pm : practice / asana study   
  • 6pm-8pm : lecture study 


Saturday : 

  • 10am-1130am : practice / asana study 
  • 1130am-1pm : pranayama and meditation study
  • 1pm-2pm : lunch break
  • 2pm-4pm : lecture study 
  • 4pm-6 pm: teaching modalities focus / group practice


Sunday : 

  • 12pm-130pm : practice / asana study 
  • 130pm-2pm : lunch break 
  • 2pm-5 pm: GRADUATION PARTY!

What's Included

What's Included

200HR Curriculum + Manual

8 weekends intensive training in Austin, TX

5 days immersive in California : Accomodations, Food, California Transportation, and Entry into sites

Weekend Snacks + Special Treats

Group studio class visits x3

Weekend Meals

Flight to Los Angeles

Tickets

YTT Registration

YTT Registration

8 Weekends + 5 Days in Los Angeles

FROM$3,200.00/pp

Add Ons

Purchase my Los Angeles flight for me!

We will take care of all the details INCLUDING your flight

PRICE$300.00/pp

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FAQs

We sure are!

All levels are welcome from very beginner to advanced practitioner.

Nope! We welcome all walks of life and believe that everyone would benefit diving in to this transformative journey.

There is an option at checkout to have us purchase the flight for you or you may purchase individually if you prefer. 

All transportation with California including transport to several historic sites and Ojai. 

Food, Accommodations, Trainings, Entry tickets, etc. are all included!

Absolutely! It is a 20% deposit to save your spot and then you may pay at your own pace with final payments being due 30 days out. 

Just a mat! We will provide blocks, bolsters, belts, and blankets. Although you are welcome to bring you own if you prefer!

We will hold the training in Austin, TX -  address will be provided upon registration.

It is highly encouraged for students to make each weekend - however, we know life happens. 

We are willing to provide up to 12 make-up hours included into your training. 

Additional make up hours will be charged at a private rate.