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Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines.

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AVG Yoga Studio designed by Yogi Ramanand Patel
 Hatha Yoga asana practice is a discipline through which the student may develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination among other benefits, including calmness and resolution. The practice rewards the aspirant who regularly engages in a routine that may be acquired from a teacher in classes. Age or stiffness need not be a hindrance as the teacher is generally able to assist the participant in adapting asanas to their individual need. All adults are welcome for classes/workshop listed below.

Class attire is bare feet, shorts or footless tights and tee shirt. No perfume. No heavy jewelry. Do not eat a meal two hours prior to doing yoga. Do not come to class if you have a contagious condition. Please be on time. Class begins promptly at the published class time. 
Workshop events will be announced in separate flyers for specialty topics, visiting teachers, beginning and advanced levels.Driving directions: Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute devoted to the study and teaching of Vedanta, Sanskrit and Yoga. It is located in Saylorsburg just off Route 33 on old Route 115, next door to Saylorsburg Lumber and across the road from the Blue Ridge Flea Market. Come in the paved driveway and progress to the back of the campus to the big red building fronted by a parking lot. This is the Activities Center. The yoga studio is on the second floor. Please enter by the downstairs door.Bookstore hours are 10-6 pm. The bookstore is located next to the small parking lot near the entrance to the property.
Meditation workshops are offered 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10-12:30 pm in the Tunga classroom.
AVG, Saylorsburg ongoing Yoga classes
Classes are open to all levels of student except noted otherwise.
Yoga Workshops

April  27-29

Level I/II Yoga Course Cancelled due to un-avoidable circumstances

Bobbie Fultz



June 21-24

Summer Solstice*

Janet McLeod & Patricia Layton

In this four-day workshop eclipsed by the solstice, Janet’s skillful sequencing and use of props will help you reach new levels of awareness in your practice. Guest teacher Patricia Layton will lead Sutra chanting. Special evening sessions will include singing bowls and Thai walking massage. * Please Click on Registration Form to Register.



June 1-3

Therapeutic Yoga & Mindfulness for Chronic back Pain

Julia Lorimer, e-RYT-500

The focus of this workshop conducted by Julia Lorimer, a certified Yoga instructor specializing in pain relief for 30 years, is to offer relief to people with mild to moderate low back pain through therapeutic yoga and mindfulness. There will be personalized instruction and use of simple props to give mild support and traction in a gentle manner. Dr. Ashok Chhabra,  a licensed Psychologist will conduct a mindfulness session each morning. Please contact Julia Lorimer at 415-879-6944 or for pre-screening consultation. For registration, call AVP 570-992-2339 ext.0. 


Sept  7-9

Iyengar Yoga Retreat

Rebecca Hooper

In this weekend retreat, we will approach asana and pranayama through the subtle body; the vayus, the bandhas and the elements.


Oct 19-21

Level I/II Yoga Course

Bobbie Fultz

A certified Iyengar teacher currently based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Bobbie was the resident yoga teacher at AVG for 8 years. A beginning level weekend covering asanas from the Preliminary Course of the Iyengar Method of Yoga. Previous experience needed for Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning classes.



For  Workshops by Yogi Ramanand Patel please click here.

* At least 6 months of previous, consistent yoga asana practice are required to attend these courses.



Arsha Vidya Pitham. P.O. BOX 1059, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
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