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May 3 - 7, 2014: Recovery 2.0 Beyond Addiction FREE Online Conference

Recovery 2.0: Beyond Addiction is a free online conference that brings together the voices of 25+ professionals and thought leaders to deliver cutting-edge, inspirational, spiritual, medical and practical approaches to overcoming addictions of all kinds. We’ve gathered the best information and teachers in the world to help inspire people struggling with addiction, supporting their families and loved ones as well as those who work in the field of recovery. You will leave more aware, more empowered, and with the tools you need for successful recovery, optimal health and a life of fulfilling purpose, BEYOND ADDICTION!

Tune into the live streaming video conference from May 3-May 7, 2014.

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Durga’s interview will stream May 5th for 24 hours only.


Calendar/Schedule at a Glance

I thought this dated list with location information might make it easier to find the best time/offering for you to join us.

Details are found under the Retreats or Workshops or Training Certification pages.

Date Event Location
April 15 – 24, 2014 Yoga & Ayurveda Certificate Course, 10-day Training Certification Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas
April 25 – 28, 2014 Recovery Symposium with Robert Johnson, Tommy Rosen, Swami Sitaramananda, and Durga Leela Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas
May 3 – 7, 2014 Recovery 2.0 Beyond Addiction FREE online conference, sign up here
April 30 – May 9, 2014 YoR for Counselors10-day Training Certification Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas
May 11 – 17, 2014 YoR 7-day retreat Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas
June 9, 2014 Evening workshop IYI NY, Integral Yoga Center, New York City
June 10, 2014 Evening workshop The Bhakti Center, New York City
June 11, 2014 Evening satsang Sivananda Yoga Center, New York City
June 12 – 15, 2014 3-day YoR Retreat Woodbourne, NY
June 12 – 22, 2014 YoR for Counselors10-day Training Certification Woodbourne, NY
June 26 – 29, 2014 YoR 4-day retreat Yogaville, Buckingham, VA
June 29 – July 6, 2014 Ayurveda Foundations 7-day Certificate Course Yogaville, Buckingham, VA
August 1 – 5, 2014 YoR 4-day retreat Grass Valley, CA
August 7 – 17, 2014 YoR for Counselors10-day Training Certification Grass Valley, CA
August 18 – 28, 2014 Yoga & Ayurveda Certificate Course, 10-day Training Certification Grass Valley, CA
August 28 – September 1, 2013 Labor Day – Vedic Knowledge Integration Forum with Swami Sitaramananda, David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), Yogini Shambhavi Grass Valley, CA
Sep 7 – 14, 2014 YoR for Counselors7-day Training Certification Yogaville, Buckingham, VA
Sep 19 – 20, 2014 Inner Peace Yoga Therapy Training Asheville, North Carolina
Sep 29 – Oct 2, 2014 YoR morning yoga class taught by Durga – Foundations Recovery Network, Moments of Change Conference The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL
Nov 13 – 18, 2014 Ayurveda Detoxification & Rejuvenation Retreat Grass Valley, CA
Dec 13 – 14, 2014 Inner Peace Yoga Therapy Training Ancient Yoga Center, Austin, TX
Mar 15 – 24, 2015 Yoga & Ayurveda Certificate Course, 12-day Training Certification Vietnam

June 12 - 15, 2014: Upstate New York, USA

(Retreat fee $250 plus 3 nights accommodations $55-$140 per night, arrive afternoon June 12, leave afternoon June 15)

Phone: 1-845 436 6492


The Yoga Ranch is located 100 miles from New York City, on 77 acres in the New York Catskills. A shortline bus from Penn Station takes you there in just over one hour from NY city.  There are two guest buildings; one is a turn-of-the-century farmhouse, the other a small 1920′s hotel built by the original owners as a place to provide fresh air for their NYC neighbors. Most accommodation is in simple shared rooms or single rooms, with separate, shared bathrooms.  Several small apartments with private bathrooms are also available.  Tenting is also welcome.


April 25 - 29, 2014: Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas

Yoga of Recovery Symposium

with Swami Sitaramamanda, Durga Leela, Tommy Rosen and Robert Johnson

5-day Yoga Vacation Program $29 per day plus accommodation ($60-127 per night, includes 2 meals per day)

Ayurvedic Consultation and Body Treatment available for additional fee.  Book early to ensure availability of therapists.

Phone: 1-866-446-5934 or 242-363-2902

This Yoga of Recovery symposium brings together pioneers in the field of Spirituality, Yoga and Recovery. Join us for an exploration of cutting-edge, practical, inspirational teachings about addiction, recovery and personal transformation.  Learn how to recognize addiction, the different types of addictions, compulsive behaviors, craving and clinging, and how we view addiction in ourselves and others. Explore the similarities between the eight limbs yoga and the 12 steps programs. Find out how to overcome compulsive behaviors and cravings. Discover the light beyond the darkness of addiction. Experience the effects of sense- therapies and other yoga and ayurveda techniques for recovery and well being.

Swami Sitaramananda is the Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, and a direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She has many years of experience teaching meditation, Yoga philosophy and positive thinking all over the world. She has authored a Positive Thinking Manual and is an expert in the art of teaching positive thinking and how to deal with the mind and emotions.

Tommy Rosen is a yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert who has spent the last two decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. He holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and has 20 years of recovery from acute drug addiction. Tommy is one of the pioneers in the burgeoning field of Yoga and Recovery assisting others to holistically transcend addictions of all kinds.

Robert R. Johnson, D.O., serves as the Medical Director for the Amen Clinics, Inc. Board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Dr. Johnson’s previous roles include Medical Director of Sierra Tucson and Senior Medical Director of College Hospital. He is also a Certified Executive Coach who has worked with Rockwell International, Sony, Disney, and the US Olympic Committee. Dr. Johnson has done research on psychopharmacology, depression, and physical illnesses that produce psychiatric symptoms.


August 1 - 5, 2014: Grass Valley, California, USA

 4-day retreat $375 plus accommodation

Phone: 800-469-9642 or 530-272-9322

Ayurvedic Consultation and Body Treatment available for additional fee. Book early to ensure availability of therapists.
Yoga of Recovery Retreat in CaliforniaThe Yoga Farm is located in the foothills of California’s Sierra Mountains, situated in the heart of California’s Mother Lode Country. It is surrounded by rolling hills, forests of oak and pine, and clear streams. Here are 70 acres of secluded peace and solitude, where the sounds of nature soothe the mind and body – ideal for yoga retreats and meditation.Yoga of Recovery retreat in Grass valley California  In spring and summer yoga classes are held on the outdoor deck shaded by a grove of oak trees.  You can take a meditative walk in our Peace Miracle Labyrinth; casual, contemplative walks around the beautiful 40 acres, and the adjacent 30 acres or hike the 108 steps to Siva hill.  A cedar sauna is open year round.  Pleasant, simple lodging in dorms, double occupancy rooms or cabins.  Our cabins are set on the hillside overlooking the pond and surrounded by the natural beauty of the ashram, providing total peace and tranquility.  If you prefer to sleep closer to nature in the fresh, clean open air you can bring your own camping gear.


May 11 - 17, 2014 Location: Nassau, Bahamas

7-day retreat $450 plus accommodation, Ayurvedic Consultation and Body Treatment available for additional fee.  Book early to ensure availability of therapists.


Phone: 1-866-446-5934 or 242-363-2902

The Yoga Retreat is an island paradise with crystal clear water and pure white sands… a true sanctuary of peace and natural beauty. It is located across the bay from Nassau on one of the finest beaches of the world. Five and a half acres of tropical paradise await you where you will find a heaven far from the hectic demands of everyday life.

The Retreat is built around a semi-closed outdoor meditation temple. There are spacious exercise platforms facing the warm blue green water of the Caribbean. Swaying palms provide you with shade and shelter. You can stay in one of our cozy wooden cabins, or if you prefer, you may pitch a tent in the quiet coconut grove. Here is the perfect environment for you to enjoy the warm companionship of like-minded people from around the world.

Pleasant, simple lodgings include a choice of semi-private rooms overlooking the ocean, or comfortable cabins clustered around an oriental-style footbridge. Tents may be pitched in a shady coconut grove. Advanced reservation is necessary. As some categories of accommodation fill quickly, we recommend you reserve early.


June 26 - 29, 2014: Yogaville, Buckingham, VA

4-day retreat $375 plus accommodation

Phone: Domestic: (800) 858-YOGA (9642), Int’l: (434) 969-2048

Situated on the banks of the James River in Buckingham, Virginia with the Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, Yogaville encompasses over 600 acres of serene, wooded landscape.

The most popular accommodations are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. Private dormitory rooms with shared bathrooms are also available for one or two people. Private rooms are available in our two Lotus Guest Houses. You may also bring your own tent, bedding and towels and camp in a quiet, wooded area. Campers have use of bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby. Tent sites are available both with and without platforms.