Gary Kraftsow: AVI Viniyoga Foundations Program for Teaching and Yoga Therapy 2016 - Session Four of Four

Oct 15 - 27, 2017


Thank you for your on-going interest in the work of Gary Kraftsow and the American Viniyoga Institute.

The Session Four dates are: Arrive Sunday, October 15, 2017, by 4:00 p.m. Depart Friday, October 27, 2017 after breakfast.

Room requests are honored on a first-come, first-served basis depending on room block and other contracted requests.

The deposit amount for your lodging at Mount Madonna is your full lodging fee.

AlI tuition must be paid directly to AVI prior to registering for housing.

If you need additional information about the AVI Foundations Program or the AVI registration link, please e-mail the AVI Student Advisor, Dona Robinson at


Gary Kraftsow

Gary Kraftsow

Gary Kraftsow has been a pioneer in the transmission of yoga for health, healing and personal transformation for over 30 years. He began his study of yoga in India with T.K.V. Desikachar, in 1974 and received a Viniyoga ™ Special Diploma from Viniyoga ™ International in Paris, France in 1988. In 1999 he founded the American Viniyoga ™ Institute, LLC. Gary has successfully developed protocol for two National Institutes of Health studies: "Evaluating Yoga for Chronic Low Back Pain" and "Yoga Therapy for Generalized Anxiety."


(including meals, lodging, and facilities use - does NOT include tuition)

Housing TypeCost
Commuting (Day use, meals & facilities)$734
Own Van$866
Own Tent$866
Mount Madonna Center Tent$974
Dormitory (4-7 to a room)$1238
Triple (3 to a room)$1346
Double (2 to a room or cabin)$1526
Double with Bath (2 to a room)$1670
Single (1 to a room or cabin)$1898
Single with Bath (1 to a room)$2246

Program Notes

  • If you cancel more than 14 days before the program begins, all but $100 of the housing cost will be refunded. There are no refunds for cancellations received less than 14 days before the beginning of the program. There is a $20 fee for housing changes.
  • Registration check-in for this program is from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Dinner is served from 5:30-6:30 pm on Friday and 5:00-6:00 pm on other days.
  • If you will be arriving late, please ask us to save a dinner for you.
  • Orientation begins at 7:00 pm.
  • The program will end at 1:00 pm on the final scheduled day.