Ananda Marga yoga and mediation

Ananda Marga is an international spiritual and social service organization with its home base in India and a network of centers around the world. “Ananda” means “Bliss” and “Marga” means “Path”, so “Ananda Marga” means “Path of Bliss”. The motto of Ananda Marga is “Self-Realization and Service to the Universe”.

Yoga Classes

Feel calm, relaxed, aware and strong as you learn to practice yoga. Yoga postures are gentle controlled exercises in which movement is synchronized with breathing. By balancing hormonal secretions, liberating the flow of energy, controlling the breath and strenthening our muscles and organs yoga helps us achieve the physical and mental health which is the foundation of a happy life. Courses include warm-ups, yoga postures, regulated breathing, self-Massage and deep relaxation.

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Meditation Classes

Acquire peace of mind, self-knowledge and a feeling of well-being through the practice of meditation. Learn the secrets of successful meditation from monks and nuns who have dedicated their entire lives to practicing and teaching meditation.

The course includes mantra meditation, visualization, use of breath, mindfulness and practical yoga philosophy. Learning meditation is the birthright of every human being and the courses are given free of charge.

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Retreats, Courses and Ashram in the Countryside

Ayurveda/Yoga TherapyWe offer yoga detox retreats (twice yearly in March and September), yoga and meditation retreats (twice yearly in April and October) and meditation intensives (twice yearly in May and November). We offer a spiritual adventure retreat with canoeing and hiking in May or June and a six day spiritual activist retreat in July combining yoga and meditation with workshops on social change. Spiritual warrior camps, women’s retreats and other activities are offered at various times during the year and there is an accredited 200 hour yoga teacher training in August. Retreats are held at Ananda Gaorii, our beautiful farm and retreat facility in the countryside where you can also visit to relax or volunteer (see

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