Foundations of Svaroopa® Yoga
Vidyadevi Stillman (formerly Bombay Stillman) is Svaroopa® Yoga’s premier trainer and director of programs. She has been studying and teaching directly with Svaroopa® Yoga originator Swami Nirmalananda (Rama Berch) for 20 years. Her experience with…
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For all levels.
Come discover an entirely different way to live in your body. Core-opening Svaroopa® techniques and teachings offer profound inner experiences in just a few short days. Through in-depth classes, anatomy training, partner poses, chanting, meditation, and more, you learn
- The principles and poses of Svaroopa® Yoga
- The primary spinal-opening postures
- Yoga’s ancient tantric texts and their relationship to the openings you experience in your body.
This program guarantees deep opening and change. Upon satisfactory completion, you are qualified to teach introductory Svaroopa® Yoga classes. Let Svaroopa® Yoga transform your life!
Required reading Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson, The Anatomy Coloring Book, 3rd Edition (Benjamin Cummings).
Note Bring The Anatomy Coloring Book with you. This program involves deep inner work but is accessible to new yogis. The intensive nature of this workshop precludes participation in other Kripalu events or Healing Arts services. Pregnant students may attend this course after their first trimester only if they were practicing Svaroopa® Yoga before they became pregnant. This Foundations program satisfies the prerequisite for the Svaroopa® Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 if the training is taken within six months of the Foundations course.
- 47 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- 47 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $565 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $860 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More