Wellness Retreat

Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Wellness

Yogasana * Pranayama * Meditation -- Philosophy & Practical Training

Legendary Yogacharya H.H.Shri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj

President, Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad, India

September 21 to 25, 2018


Wellness Program Details

 Sept. 21, Friday @ Happiness Yoga Center, Lorton, VA

6:00 to 7:15 am  

  • Guru Swagatam

  • How to build strength, stamina & flexibility in simple & easy ways

6:00 to 7:30 pm

  • “IN TUNE WITH INFINITE”- The diverse dimensions of Meditation

Sept. 22, Saturday @ Happiness Yoga Center, Lorton

7:30 - 8:45 am

  • “AMAZING BODY & SHAT’KRIYA”– Six Body Cleansing processes as per yogic scriptures. Learn & demonstration of few (time permits). Practice of asana helping body cleansing

8:45 - 9:00 am.  * Light Breakfast

9:00 -10:15 am   


4:30 to 6:30 pm @ Sanatan Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 6202, Strathmore road, north chesterfield, VA 23234 


Discourses in context with Bhagavad Geeta (program may be in Hindi)

Followed by Dinner

Sept. 23, Sunday @ Happiness Yoga Center, Lorton, VA

7:30 - 8:45 am 

  • “PRANAYAMA” – Breathing techniques for healthier life

Philosophy, Science, Anatomy & Physiology Learn & practice. 

8:45 - 9:00 am   * Light Breakfast

9:00 -10:15 am   


4:30 to 6:30 pm @ Sri Durga temple, 8400 Durga place, Fairfax station, VA 22039

  • “SECRETS OF SHAKTI UPASANA”- Discourses in context with Devi Mahatmaya (program may be in Hindi)

Followed by Dinner

Sept. 24, Monday @ Happiness Yoga Center, Lorton, VA

6:00 to 7:30 am

  • Importance of alignment in Yogasana - Practice class

4:45 to 6:00 pm

  • Anatomy & physiology of principle postures –Practice class

6:15 to 7:30 pm


Sept. 25, Tuesday @ Happiness Yoga Center, Lorton, VA

5:00 to 6:00 pm

Flares from Surya Namaskara- 

Why is it the most favorite of yogis for centuries?

6:00 to 7:30 pm


Retreat Conclusion with Q & A and Guru-Prasad (light refreshment)


Swamiji's Synopsis :-

The Divine life society was founded by H.H. Sri Swami Sivananadji Maharaj in the year 1936. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj is beloved disciple of society’s past president H.H.Swami Chidananda ji Maharaj. Swamiji embraced the holy order of sanyas in the year 1974. Since then as per his worshipful Gurudev’s instructions, he is continuously spreading the messages of Sages of the yore and sharing the knowledge of ancient cultural and spiritual heritage of ancient India through yoga, pranayama and meditation around the globe. 

H.H. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji is a spiritual legend who touches everyone’s heart as he radiates peace, love, compassion and divinity. He is the President of Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad as well as of Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh. His life is a struggle for perfection. He is always eager to serve the mankind whether known or unknown.

Making the most esoteric subjects of spirituality simple through a perfect blend of humor, melodious singing and easy to understand practical guidance, Swami Ji has touched and inspired millions of devotees in the last 45 years of his monastic life. His book Gita Navneetam is awarded Maharshi Arvind gold medal in year 2003.

He has conducted over 1000 Yoga Camps all over the world. He has made an enormous difference in the lives of youth by inspiring them to attain success and learn true values. His sincere contribution to modern youth to make them free from vices of drugs and its addictions in the east and west has brought him more glory. 

Having all the love for poor, sick and down-trodden, he organized 230 blood donation camps with 69,542 blood donors with 208,62,600 ml of blood collected. Over and above he is a centurion blood donor. His great love for ecology made him plant more than 10 million saplings all around the globe.

He represented India for World Peace conference at Chiapas, New Mexico in 1999. Universal Peace Foundation has awarded him as the “Ambassador of Peace” in 2008. He organized first vegetarian conference at Beijing, China in 2009. He is a recipient of Life Time Achievement Award From India Canada Cultural and Heritage Association Inc. at Winnipeg, Canada 2005, Institute Of Science And Technology has awarded him “Gem Of India” in the month of august 2016. His excellency Hon. Governor of Gujarat Mr. Omprakash Kohli presented him the title of “Glory of Gujarat” in the month of January 2017 on behalf of Indian Council Of Social Welfare (ICSW), Gujarat state branch. 

To Learn more about His Holiness Sri Swami ji and Sivananda Ashram's activities, please visit www.divyajivan.org



Each program is uniquely designed in order to offer maximum benefit your Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Wellness. All the programs are open for everyone. No need of earlier practice of yoga or philosophy.  DO NOT MISS ANY PROGRAM and feel the change in side you. Explore the new life in within. 

Registration is required. If you have difficulties in signing up online, you may also get your self registered by call or text on (202)422-7762 or (202)903-1057

Workshop Fees : FREE

Volunteering, Sponsorship or Charitable Donation (100% tax credit) of various programs will be highly appreciated to cover the cost of the program. Check should be made in favour of "DJSS"

DJSS = (Divya Jivan Sanskrutik Sangh)