Short Term Retreat Stay

Ashram Daily Schedule
& Residential Program

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be part of our ashram community

Sivananda Ashram is now accepting residential applications

When you stay with us at our beautiful Sivananda Ashram Beacon Yoga Centre, you are invited to participate in our daily residential program. The ashram program provides education in the pathways of Integral Yoga, through practice, study and meditation. 

Working as individuals in a community, a mindful, aware and generous atmosphere is cultivated to support the ongoing process of spiritual opening.

daily schedule

6.30am - 7.30am / Morning Meditation

Monday - Friday / Satsang Room, Ashram

A one hour guided meditation is held in the Satsang Room each morning. Arrive by 6.25am to begin at 6.30am. All welcome. Available to residents (& non-residents by donation).

7.30am - 8.30am / Breakfast

Daily / Downstairs Dining Room

Residents & guests join together at the long table in the downstairs kitchen, help yourself to breakfast.

8.00am Karma Yoga Meeting

Meet 8.00 am outside downstairs kitchen for instruction

Carry out 2 hours per day of mindful tasks in and around the Ashram. Tasks are allocated daily.

Throughout the Day - Hatha Yoga Classes

Daily Hatha Yoga classes (up to 4 per weekday) are available to all residents included in the price of accommodation. On Saturday there is a class at 7.00am, there are no yoga classes on Sundays. Classes are available to book by non-residents (see yoga page for more info)

12.30pm - 1.30pm / Lunch

Daily / Downstairs Dining Room

Join ashram residents for a vegetarian lunch at the long table.

5.30pm - 6.30pm / Dinner

Daily / Downstairs Dining Room

Residents & guests join at the long table for a vegetarian meal each evening.

7.30pm - 9.00pm / Evening Study Program

Weekday nights

Our evening study programs encourage ashram participants on their journey of discovery.

All welcome. View our weekly events here.
Available to residents (& non-residents by donation).

9pm - 7.30am / Mouna (silence)

Daily in the Ashram

From 9.00pm to 7.30am eachday, ashram residents refrain from talking or noise making. This practice encourages awareness in silence.

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