Yoga, Meditation and Community
Experience a relaxing retreat with guided meditation and yoga, explore spiritual principles and feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon. First Timers’ Weekend is the perfect time to experience a little of everything Ananda offers for a discounted price.
Retreat weekend includes:
- Introduction to Ananda Yoga, suitable for all bodies and abilities
- Instruction in effective and practical meditation techniques to expand your consciousness
- Exploration of universal spiritual principles that can improve every aspect of your life and the concept of Self Realization as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda
- Introduction to the Energization Exercises and Qigong which bring increased energy and vitality
- An evening of Kirtan, devotional chanting that opens the heart
- Restorative Yoga on Sunday morning
- Personal retreat time
- An experience of a dynamic spiritual community where every day is a joyful adventure
- “Satsanga” – fellowship with truth seekers who are committed to living with higher consciousness and expanded awareness
New to Meditation and Yoga?
While most of our programs are perfect for those with no prior experience, this one is especially designed to introduce newcomers to meditation, yoga, and spiritual community. You’ll be amazed at the variety of things you can learn and experience in just one weekend.
Personal Instruction, Guidance and Community
Experience in-depth instruction in meditation and guided yoga postures. Morning and afternoon yoga and meditation are offered daily in addition to sessions of instruction and discussion. Explore spiritual principles that can help you improve your quality of life. Enjoy a tour of Ananda Laurelwood, sing and play along with a joyful community kirtan, get to know residents and the uplifting music and stories of Ananda. Our teachers have devoted their lives to life-transforming meditation and yogic principles and will guide you from their own love of the practice and of people.
|September 15 - 17, 2017||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – September 2017||View Details||Register now|
|October 13 - 15, 2017||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – October 2017||View Details||Register now|
|November 10 - 12, 2017||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – November 2017||View Details||Register now|
|December 8 - 10, 2017||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – December 2017||View Details||Register now|
|January 12 - 14, 2018||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – January 2018||View Details||Register now|
|February 16 - 18, 2018||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – February 2018||View Details||Register now|
|March 16 - 18, 2018||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – March 2018||View Details||Register now|
|April 13 - 15, 2018||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – April 2018||View Details||Register now|
|May 11 - 13, 2018||First Timers Weekend Yoga & Meditation Retreat – May 2018||View Details||Register now|