Yogic Science to Break Habits and Addictive Behavior

About This Event

A life of freedom, health, and autonomy is your birthright. Discover practical techniques to heal from the effects of harmful substances and addictive behaviors during this instructive and experiential training.

Learn the science of addiction, including the effects of various substances on the brain, nervous system, and glandular system, and explore how to re-calibrate addictive patterning in the brain.

This dynamic workshop provides a place for the profound personal transformation needed to live a life of increased awareness and deeper insight. Experience Kundalini Yoga (Yoga of awareness), breathwork, meditation (for mental self-control), nutritional therapeutic formulas, and detoxification recipes that support whole-body rehabilitation.

Course components include:

Physiology and psychology of addictions and their development

Recipes for detoxification and the rehabilitation process

Therapeutic formulas and perspectives to combat cravings and to address physical breakdown and mental trauma

Application of therapeutic techniques in clinical settings, private life, and as a teaching tool

The addictive personality and exploitation of hope

The SuperHealth system and yogic philosophy as it pertains to the pressures and stress of modern-day times

Har Aerobic Kriya—an aerobic yogic practice

Protocols for authenticity and heartfelt compassion

Analysis of how to live your personal excellence

Prerequisites

None. This workshop is open to all those interested in their own personal healing process or seeking a renewed lifestyle.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Approved for 7 CEUs for several healthcare professionals and their boards (nurses, marriage and family therapists, social workers, education psychologists, clinical counselors, and physical therapists).  Please inquire upon registration.

Yoga Alliance (YA): Approximately 7 contact hours. You can input your contact hours using your YA login information.

Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate with your program’s total contact hours for a $10 fee (free for IYTA members.) For more information, email (contact info blocked).

Testimonials

After a three-day workshop, I feel ten pounds lighter, with joy in my spirit and tools to use in my daily life. I have renewed contentment and vision!  Thank you, Mukta! — Susan Halloran

Mukta is the personification of joy, service, and happiness—very healing, loving presence.  Her laughter is liberating. — Rev.Lakshmi Barsel

The weekend was cathartic and very healing. Mukta is a gift to humanity, as are the individuals who signed up for the program. Those of us who seek—we are not alone! Thank you! — Melanie Coghill

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

  • A/C 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.

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