• Contentment - 2 bedroom apartment with living/dining room, kitchen, and bath – $750.00
  • Premium Queen with en suite bath – $660.00
  • Serene Queen – $530.00
  • Comfy Full – $490.00
  • Cozy Twin – $482.00
  • Hostel-style Lodging – $376.00
  • Pet-Friendly Room – $510.00
  • (All prices include $200.00 base amount)

All prices include tuition and 3 delicious vegetarian meals daily (a $35 value if purchased separately).

Accomodations: Choose "Register Now" to confirm availability and pricing for guest rooms and meals.

Thanksgiving First Timers Weekend Retreat

With Miriam Rodgers and David Seybert

November 24 - 26, 2017

Come join us for a relaxing holiday weekend retreat with guided meditation, yoga, qigong, kirtan, and personal retreat time. Recharge and renew your energy during this holiday season as you feel the joy of community while surrounded in the beauty and peace of our rural retreat center west of Portland, Oregon.

If you would like to come early and spend Thanksgiving Day with us, you can register for an extra day as an Individual Retreat. There will be a complementary check-in at 11 AM on Thanksgiving Day so that you can attend our scrumptious banquet at 1:00 PM.

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
  • 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




Miriam Rodgers
Miriam is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance and is a certified Ananda Yoga teacher. Miriam has been a part of Ananda Worldwide for over 20 years and has served on three continents: US, Italy, and India, teaching meditation and helping establish spiritual communities. She was the nurse…
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David Seybert
David is a certified Ananda Meditation teacher, spiritual counselor and Ananda Yoga (RYT200) teacher. David also teaches tai chi and qigong, and recently completed a week-long, silent retreat immersed in Buddhist vipashyana (mindfulness) practices, guided by a traditionally-trained Tibetan lama. David has been on a spiritual path since several awakening…
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