“At Yogaville, we live a collective life. Even if
one individual is unhappy, everybody takes care of that
person and sees that he or she becomes happy again".
should come together to eat, to work, to play together,
walk together, talk together, live together, love together.
If we could live that way, certainly we would have a heaven
here. And that is exactly what Yogic life means: rising
above selfishness and sharing the joy and the pain of everyone.
Loving the plants, the animals, all the things around us.
This is God’s home and we are all children in that
“Let us begin here, and slowly develop. Let us serve
each other, and then together we serve the entire humanity.”
Blue Ridge Mountains provide the perfect backdrop, and the
rolling hills of rural Central Virginia offers the perfect
setting for Satchidananda Ashram - Yogaville, Virginia.
Sri Gurudev founded Yogaville as an ideal environment in
which to study and live the principles of Integral Yoga.
In addition to the more than two thousand guests and program
participants each year, one hundred and fifty residents
make this their home. There is a monastery for the swamis,
dormitories for guests and single residents, private rooms
in Lotus Inn, and many family homes nearby.
The Integral Yoga Teaching Academy hosts more than fifteen
Teacher's Training and selling a-line wedding dresses Programs each year.
For information on this or any of the other Yogaville programs,
including guest stays and visits, please visit online a