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Are you feeling stressed-out? Or would you like to get a handle on a tough issue you may be trying to cope with? Replenish your inner energy to live your life to your fullest. Taking a personal yoga retreat can be beneficial on so many levels; planning your own customized retreat goes even further allowing you to specifically incorporate items that resonate best with you. Yogaville offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, yoga practices, wholesome foods and a deeply restorative spiritual energy that makes it a great place to retreat to.
Customize your personal yoga retreat, reduce stress, and take time to relax! Create an oasis from the hustle and bustle of your daily life and wrap yourself in the timeless teachings of yoga, the peaceful atmosphere of the Ashram and the daily schedule of yoga practices to help you recharge. Perhaps you would like time to honor yourself, to ask contemplate What is really important to me? What steps can I take in order to gain inner peace, balance and harmony? How can I lead a joyful and useful life?
The most popular accommodations are dormitory accommodations - shared room and shared bath. There are two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs. The rooms are able to comfortably accommodate from two to eight people in upper and lower bunk beds.
A limited number of private dormitory rooms with shared bathrooms are also available for one or two people. Dormitory accommodations are not coed. Please advise if you are not able to climb stairs.
Each room in the six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed, and full bath. Each room in the nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.
The newest Lotus Guest House has twenty-two private rooms with private baths. Twelve have a full size bed, two have a single bed, and eight have two single beds.
They have rooms available for the physically challenged. All of the guest houses have wireless internet access.
Yogaville Satchidananda Ashram offers a quiet place in a rural setting to personalize your retreat experience. Immerse yourself in daily yoga and meditation and meet with a mentor to help you make the best use of this time, or you can practice silence, rest, and take walks in the peaceful countryside.
In order to delve more deeply into your own peace and joy:
Yogaville Satchidananda Ashram have created a new type of personal retreat; a special interest retreat for their guests who would like to focus their attention on particular areas of personal development. These new monthly midweek retreats will not only allow you the time, space, and guidance to relax and go within but also offer talks and workshops to enhance your knowledge and understanding of a topic.
At any time of year you may reach a point in which you need to step outside of the everyday routine of your life and ask yourselves: Do I feel run down and in need of a tune-up? Do I need to calm my mind? Am I experiencing too much stress in my life? Or am I tired a lot of the time? Or, perhaps, if you have time on your hands but no get up and go, you might ask: Am I in need of more energy and more enthusiasm for life? Whatever your situation, you can find something here at Yogaville to help you on your way to a richer, more fulfilling life.
You will be able to join the ashram daily schedule, take morning classes in your area of interest and still have time to enjoy Yogavilles beautiful natural setting and to spend time in their sacred spaces. All of these special interest retreats offer tools that will lead you on pathways to healthier, happier life experiences. By uncovering the peace and ease, which is already inside of you, your life, and the life of those around you, can be transformed.
Situated on the banks of the James River in Buckingham, Virginia with the Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, it encompasses over 600 acres of serene, wooded landscape. Five sacred sites, including lotus, provide a variety of options for meditation, prayer, and spiritual gatherings.
Three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily will be provided as part of the yogic diet.
In making your travel arrangements, you may book the following airlines for Charlottesville: US Air, United Express (United Airlines), American Eagle (American Airline), and Comair (Delta).
There is no public transportation from Charlottesville to Yogaville. You may wish to rent your own car or contact the Ashram reservation center to arrange transportation to the Ashram. Avis, Budget, and Hertz rental car companies are located at the airport and in Charlottesville.
In making your travel arrangements, public transportation from your area into Charlottesville is available via Amtrak, Greyhound Bus.
You may order pick-up and / or drop-off service to and from Yogaville from the train station. Pricing info and details can be found at Super Shuttle website or with a quick search on Google. Visit the Greyhound or Amtrak website if you require a reservation from DC to Charlottesville.