Whether you prefer learning in person or at a distance, we offer insightful programs and classes that give you practical tools for joyful living.

Learn in Person

The Expanding Light

Ananda Village’s premier yoga and meditation retreat offers classes on health, healing, yoga philosophy and spiritual living, as well as meditation teacher training, spiritual counselor training, and Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher training. More

The Meditation Retreat

Higher Learning at Ananda College of Living Wisdom – a California certified college offering 2 and 4 year degrees, and 1 year certificate programs. Ananda College offers a balanced, holistic education in a stimulating academic environment that also fosters the development of the inner qualities necessary for living a successful life that is an expression of your highest potential. More

Retreat Programs – The Meditation Retreat also offers Family Camp each summer, and other programs for consciousness upliftment. More

Learn at a Distance

Ananda Online Classes

Learn meditation and explore spiritual truths through online classes and webinars presented by Ananda’s most inspiring teachers. Study the path of Kriya yoga, and if you wish, prepare in order to receive initiation into the technique of Kriya meditation. More

Or, discover tools and techniques for Self-expansion by signing up for a spiritual living course. More

Ananda Online Classes also presents webinars, where each participant sits at his or her own computer and is connected to the presenter via the internet. More
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The Ananda Course in Self-Realization

This is a comprehensive home study course in yoga and meditation, based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Learn how to live with more awareness and joy, and if you wish, prepare in order to receive initiation into the technique of Kriya meditation.

Course materials include books with study lessons, CDs with guided meditations and yoga routines, and a DVD of Yogananda’s energization exercises. Students receive ongoing support from the course director and other Ananda ministers and teachers, helping your practice become dynamic and alive. More