Kid’s Yoga Program – Krishna Das Weekend

About This Event

Bring your children with you this weekend!

This is a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11!

While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by our experienced staff and entertained through a variety of fun activities. Arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, hiking, and games will keep them busy and laughing throughout the weekend. In addition, they’ll learn about ashram life, Integral Yoga, and Sri Swami Satchidananda.

Schedule

Friday

4–7 pm Registration

6 pm Connect with families and meet in Multi-Purpose Room of Sivananda Hall

6:30–7:30 pm Dinner

7:30–9 pm Team Building activities, Hatha Yoga, deep relaxation, and chanting

9:25 pm Reunite with parents at Sivananda Hall

Saturday

Morning

8–9:45 am Breakfast

9:45–11 am Yoga with Nitya Hatha class, meditation, deep relaxation, inspirational story, and chanting

11 am–12:30 pm LOTUS Tour, story time, and walking around LOTUS Lake

12:45–2 pm Lunch (with parents 12:45–2 pm)

Afternoon

2–3:30 pm Hiking to LOTUS

3:45–4:15 pm Yoga Nidra, meditation, chanting, reading book Moses, and discussions of Bhakti Yoga and the 6 branches of Yoga

4:15–5:15 pm Free Time: games, legos, mandala coloring, playground

Evening

5:30 Dinner and Evening Krishna Das Program (parents have the kids from 5:30 through evening Satsang)

Sunday

Morning

8–9:45 am Breakfast

9:45–10:45 am Chanting, and Yoga with Nitya Hatha class

10:45 am–12 pm Read Everybody Needs a Rock, and hiking mindfully

12–12:30 pm Crafting meditation rock

12:45–2 pm Lunch (with parents 12:45–2 pm)

Afternoon

2–3:30 pm Drive to LOTUS Lake or River for swimming (weather permitting)

3:45–4:15 pm Yoga Nidra, Meditation, Read Listening to My heart

4:15–5:30 pm Free Time: games, legos, mandala coloring, playground

5:30–6:15 pm Crafting pouch for meditation rock

6:30–7:30 Dinner (with parents)

Evening

7:30–8:30 pm Games, legos, mandala coloring, playground

8:30–9:30 pm Yoga with Nitya Hatha class, story from Enlightened Tales

9:30 pm Back to Sivananda Hall for parents to pick up kids

Monday

Morning

8–9:45 am Breakfast

9:45–10:45 am Yoga with Nitya Hatha class, meditation with special rock, Yoga Nidra, and chanting

10:45–11:15 am Read I Am, and craft a self portrait

11:15–11:45 am Free Time

11:45 am–12:30 pm Pack up, Karma Yoga, group sharing

12:45–2 pm Lunch

Truth is One, Paths are Many. ~Sri Swami Satchidananda, Yogaville Founder

Schedule


Venue Highlights

Yogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Accommodations

The all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.

Dormitory
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.

Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.

Tenting
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Organic, vegetarian/vegan food
Labeled ingredients
Lacto-vegetarian
Gluten-free and vegan options
Salad bar
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe

Directions

Yogaville offers transportation from the airport, train and bus stations in Charlottesville, VA. If you are driving Google Maps has reliable turn-by-turn directions. (contact info blocked)HyMby4mr74t

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