The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm, founded by Swami Vishnu-Devananda, is offering intensive yoga training courses in various locations worldwide, including Vietnam.
Sacramento, CA (PRWEB). The Sivananda Yoga Farm has announced its international teacher’s training course (TTC) in California from Oct. 6, 2012, to Nov. 4, 2012, and in Vietnam Yoga from Feb. 16 to March 17. The yoga teacher training course was designed by the renowned Swami Vishnu-Devananda. It is an intensive immersion in yoga, balanced between theory and practice. Students come from different backgrounds and cultures and live harmoniously together in a spiritual community under the guidance of teachers. Since 1969, more than 30,000 yoga teachers have been trained through the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers’ TTC program.
Swami Sita, also known and Swami Sitaramananda, is the main teacher for the program. She is a gifted speaker and teacher of yoga and meditation, Swami Sitaramananda has been serving for more than 30 years worldwide. She leads the daily meditation and yoga lecture sessions and personally instructs and coaches resident students while at the ashram. She has been the main teacher of the yoga teacher training course at the yoga farm or many years. Swami Sitaramananda was ordained in 1985 as a sannyasin in the lineage of Saraswati, one of the 10 classical monastic orders founded in India .She is a direct disciple of Swami Vishnu-devananda, who is the disciple of Master Sivananda.
The Yoga Farm provides a residential setting where spiritual practitioners of all levels can deepen their practice through the study of classical yoga, meditation and vedanta.
The Yoga Farm also hosts a Yoga Nidra course, courses on yogic philosophy, yoga for back pain and ayurvedic retreats, and an advanced teacher’s training course (ATTC). The Advanced Yoga Teacher’s Training Course helps graduates to deepen their spiritual practice and their study of hatha yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja yoga, anatomy and Sanskrit. The advanced class gives students an additional chance to practice under guidance in a supportive atmosphere, which provides many with a boost of energy and clarity.
About Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
In 1971, Swami Vishnudevananda returned to California and founded the third ashram in the young Sivananda International organization: the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm on 40 acres of land located in the Gold Country of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills in Northern California. The nonprofit, nonsectarian ashram offers yoga classes, retreats and teacher training courses for students of all abilities. For more information, visit sivanandayogafarm.org.