Workshops & Monthly Events

Sterling, VA @ the Yurt

 

Winter Solstice: Community Chant Circle, Satsanga & Fire Ceremony

 @ Anandeshwar Yurt

This will be my Last Event before heading to INDIA!

6pm Satsanga . Ask Questions, Learn how to live your yoga every day, every breath. Join together with others in support as you live this path!

7pm We Chant! Come for some or all!

8:30pm Fire Ceremony (Possibly! – Do dress accordingly if we do the ceremony!)

I want to chant more with my friends. I love just getting together and chanting. Enjoying each other, the chant offerings we have and very little formality. So let’s do it more often!

It won’t just be me leading chants, but anyone who is interested in making their offering as the caller. Please do let me know ahead of time if YOU would like to lead a chant so I can plan accordingly.

Recommended donation $15-25

Please park only in our driveway or in front of OUR house. Additional parking down the street in the commuter lot at Galilee Church less than a block away.

  • December 21

Community Vegetarian Potluck and Kirtan

4:00 @ Anandeshwar Yurt

Join us for our monthly Vegetarian Potluck and Kirtan. We gather together to share in food, song and fun as a community based on peace. Bring a dish to share if you can (many are often vegan) and then we head to the yurt to sing ancient Sanskrit mantras that fill you with vibrations that will lift your spirit, open your heart and help you rid yourself of stress and frustrations! Gita/ Krista Zember and her friends and family will lead each month.

4:30pm Eat
6:00pm Chant

Families are most welcome. No experience necessesary. Come Sing, Listen, Dance or just soak it all in. Chant sheets will be provided. Come for some or all of the event!

  • January 29

Maha Shivaratri Celebration

7:00 @ Anandeshwar Yurt

The Day of Shiva! The greatest Yogi. Destroyer of all that no longer serves you! Last year we had an amazing event and we look forward to sharing in this powerful evening together once again.

We will celebrate in Grand Style (the word MAHA means Great) with a night full of chanting the names of Shiva.

Tentative Schedule:
7:00pm Kirtan
8:30pm Fire Ceremony
9:30pm Abishek (bathing of Shiva) & Stories
10:30pm 108 Mahamritunjaya Mantra
11:00pm Meditation

By Donation. All Welcome.

Recommended donation $15-25

Please park only in our driveway or in front of OUR house. Additional parking down the street in the commuter lot at Galilee Church less than a block away.

  • February 25

 

Guest Artists at the Yurt

 @ Anandeshwar Yurt

We want to chant more and more! This evening will be a mix of guest artists and Gita’s Dream leading an evening of chanting the names of the Divine! All welcome! By Donation

Coming again Soon!

  • GuruGanesha
  • 2017  TBA stay tuned for more details!

 

Community Chant Circle

7:00pm @ the Yurt

I want to chant more with my friends. I love just getting together and chanting. Enjoying each other, the chant offerings we have and very little formality. So let’s do it more often! It won’t just be me leading chants, but anyone who is interested in making their offering as the caller. Please do let me know ahead of time if YOU would like to lead a chant so I can plan accordingly. Recommended donation $10-20 Money will benefit the kids we support in India Rescued from sex trafficking in Kolkata and also helping children in rural India receive and education.

  • January 10
  • More 2017 TBA stay tuned!

 

Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville Buckingham, Va

 

Family Time at Yogaville- Mother’s Day Weekend

4:00pm Friday May 12- Sunday May 14 @ Satchidananda Ashram- Yogaville

A Weekend at the Ashram with your whole family. A Gift to MOM on Mother’s Day! All ages welcome. We will have a weekend full of Family Yoga, Kirtan, an Ashram Tour, Saturday night Satsanga, Workshops with long time residents at Yogaville, laughter yoga, outside time, Vegetarian meals, kids meditation, storytime and more! Sign up this year at the Yogaville Website. ♥

Presenter:
Gita Zember has been teaching Yoga for the past 14 years to adults, children, children with special needs (like autism, Down Syndrome, and other mental and physical challenges), families, meditation, pranayama (breathing), mantra, kirtan, seva (selfless service), and how to live Yoga daily. She is raising her own children in the presence of ashrams, kirtans, and swamis so that they can live Yoga daily. She knows it is important for families to share this sacred space and peace together.

Gita also raises money and supports Yoga programs for girls rescued from sex trafficking in Kolkata, India. One of her many passions is making sure all kids get to experience Yoga.

Visit https://www.yogaville.org/products/family-time-at-yogaville/for more information or call Yogaville Reservations 800.858.964

  • May 12-14

 

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