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Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

Plan, peaceful, relaxing, friendly atmosphere where you can go for a day, week or month to relax, rejuvenate and detox. Modest accommodations, beautiful grounds, good food and friendly staff. Yoga classes focused on breathing; but varied between teachers (2 classes per day @ 2 hours each class).

Thank gerri20
Kabul, Afghanistan
Reviewed 21 January 2016

A bit of advice for those not familiar with Sivananda yoga: come with an open mind. During my first experience with Sivananda, I was a bit overwhelmed by all the chanting and spirituality. (My yoga background up to that point had involved hip hop yoga classes in Boston, often followed by a pint.) Despite my initial skepticism, I've found that...

1Thank 406LMJ
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Zero spirituality at Sivananda Yoga Ranch The Free open house was abysmal. Lots of Sanskrit with no connective translation. The asana class was a joke but not at all funny. A beautiful room with an altar and a lovely window with glorious mountain views. However the " instructor" wouldn't allow me to face my mat in that direction . HELLO...

Thank NYSutton
Sharon Springs, NY
Reviewed 14 January 2016

First, be mindful this is an Ashram not a resort. You are there to experience the yogic lifestyle they offer to include the meditation, chanting, and lessons. I took the cooking workshop with Neeti on Indian Spices. The food was wonderful and she was an excellent teacher. I checked in Friday and stayed through Sunday Morning. Saturday runs from 6AM...

Thank nikcentralny
Londonderry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I joined my yoga teacher training in June, 2015 and would definitely say that the experience has been life changing. This is definitely what I was looking for: a holistic understanding of yoga in all perspectives (asanas, anatomy, philosophy, and how to incorporate yoga to everything in life/how to live a yogic lifestyle). This place is so peaceful and food...

Thank Tracy H
East Meadow, New York
Reviewed 17 December 2015

After reading The Autobiography of Swami Sivananda and visiting the center in NYC, I knew I had to visit the ranch. My very first visit to the ranch last weekend was more than I ever dreamed it to be. From the moment I entered the main building, I felt welcomed and safe. The staff was warm and friendly and always...

Thank Ann-Marie F
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I absolutely love coming to this Ashram. It is amazing experience every time I come there. I recharge, get more focused and motivated. Staff is very welcoming and friendly, food is delicious and nature is beautiful. I look forward coming back every time.

Thank Avdotya N
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The yoga ranch is my home away from the city. When I need some quiet time, solo time, rejuvenation, I go to the ashram. It's perfect for a day or a month or longer. It's easy to get to from NYC via bus or car and takes a few hours. The staff is always helpful answering questions on everything from...

Thank E C
Lake Worth, Florida
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I can't imagine better place anywhere to unwind, go inside, and feel good! All the staff are fantastic. Their organic vegetarian meals are from another dimension. The sky was blue and clear. The fresh air was beyond description. The rustic, wood-burning sauna was the cherry on the cake!

1Thank bharatayip
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I recently spent a month at the Yoga Ranch for the Teacher Training Course. The training was excellent. It definitely strengthened my own practice of yoga and meditation, but even more, I developed a better knowledge of the Vedanta, Sanskrit, and philosophies. The facilities are not luxurious, but this actually keeps you focused on the teachings and the beautiful surroundings....

1Thank RJ R

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Additional Information about Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch

Address: P.O. Box 195, 500 Budd Road, Woodbourne, NY 12788
Region: United States > New York > Woodbourne
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
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“The single or double apartments are nice for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles jhsphilly, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room A 12 ( third floor )”
 of 5 bubbles Linas888, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Any room will be fine. Single, double, shared or tent - depending on what you need. I personally love to tent when weather is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles maloumoens, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorm type rooms...remember you are going for the experience not the room; so select based on your need.”
 of 5 bubbles gerri20, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms are basic, not tv, comfortable bed, don't expect fancy! Its not about that!”
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