New Years Ashtanga Yoga Retreat

Dec 28, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018


Retreat Details

Love is a light that emanates from the heart and removes all differences, separation, and self-interest. ~ Baba Hari Dass

Join us as we celebrate, reflect and renew! Through spiritual practice, chanting, meditation, dancing, and singing we will reconnect to the joy within. Together we will explore how ancient yoga practices help reveal our true nature of happiness and contentment.

  • Morning & evening arati, ritual of light
  • Daily practices of pranayama & meditation
  • Daily asana classes
  • Presentations on yoga theory connecting to joy & contentment
  • Kirtan, devotional singing
  • New Year’s Eve celebration with kirtan, meditation, and the Mount Madonna Bhakti Band
  • New Year’s Day yajna (fire ceremony) for world peace
  • Special children’s Yoga program

Work-study and scholarship options are available with 4-day attendance and registration at least one week in advance. Contact for more information.

20% discount off entire bill for seniors (65+) and full-time students.  

Children's program

We are providing a children's program every morning of the retreat, from 7:30 - 11:15 as well as New Year's Eve. Ages 3 - 12 years. All participating children should be fully toilet-trained and able to function independently in a large group. Activities planned: yoga, nature hikes/outdoor exploration, arts & crafts, story telling, and more. Breakfast will be served each morning.

This program is organized as a parent cooperative with the requirement of at least one parent from each family for a 2-hour shift one of the mornings as well as a 1-hour shift on NY Eve. 

To sign up or for more information regarding the children's program, contact

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(including tuition, meals, lodging, and facilities use)

Housing TypeCost
Commuting (Day use, meals & facilities)$451
Own Van$511
Own Tent$511
Dormitory (4-7 to a room)$627
Triple (3 to a room)$671
Double (2 to a room or cabin)$715
Double with Bath (2 to a room)$767
Single (1 to a room or cabin)$847
Single with Bath (1 to a room)$951

Program Notes

  • A deposit of $100 is required with registration. Balance is due upon arrival.
    Deposits are non-refundable and are not transferable to another person. For cancellations received at least 2 weeks before the program starts, the deposit less a $50 fee will be credited to any other program within one year. No credit is available for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the program start date, for no-shows, or for leaving an event early. Housing changes incur a $20 change fee.
  • Registration check-in for this program is from 2:00 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.