Heart of Yoga Retreat
Thanks to everyone that made this retreat an unforgettable experience. We hope you’ll just us for future retreats (info coming soon). Please have a look at the photos from this year’s retreat.
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JUNE 1-3, 2018 // EVERVEDA AYURVEDIC CENTER (LONG ISLAND)
PRESENTED BY GITA WISDOM
  • Heart of Yoga 2016

    Heart of Yoga 2016

  • EverVeda Ayurvedic Center

    EverVeda Ayurvedic Center

  • Yogesvara (Joshua M. Greene)

    Yogesvara (Joshua M. Greene)

  • Outdoor yoga at EverVeda

    Outdoor yoga at EverVeda

  • Heart of Yoga 2014

  • Radhanath Swami

  • Hugs

    Forming friendships

  • Everveda grounds

    EverVeda Grounds

  • Dancing to kirtan

    The effects of kirtan

  • Joshua Greene (Yogesvara) and Rukmini

Join us for the sixth summer weekend of superb company, up-close sessions with outstanding presenters, freshly prepared vegan meals, rockin’ kirtans, and world-class yoga. Featuring master yogis Radhanath Swami and Raghunath Cappo, popular instructors Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara) and Rukmini Walker, plus nature walks, improv workshops, healing bowls and more.

Gita Wisdom is a community of Bhakti Yoga practitioners who hold periodic gatherings, host guest speakers, organize theater and performing arts outings, and sponsor retreats and field trips. The purpose of the Gita Wisdom group is to share enjoyable new experiences that help develop Bhakti or devotional skills.

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What people are saying...

To be in the presence of such wonderful teachers was a joy. The experience is actually hard to put into words. I can't wait for the next one.

Tracy D.

2017-12-26T13:11:35+00:00

Tracy D.

To be in the presence of such wonderful teachers was a joy. The experience is actually hard to put into words. I can't wait for the next one.
I have never been to an event that gave such care and attention to detail.

Ricki G.

2017-12-26T13:15:05+00:00

Ricki G.

I have never been to an event that gave such care and attention to detail.
The teachers were incredible, the staff was so helpful and kind, the service was exceptional. The group of people in attendance were exceptional -- I made new friends. I can’t thank you enough. It was an experience I will never forget.

Nirmala Prema

2017-12-26T13:31:21+00:00

Nirmala Prema

The teachers were incredible, the staff was so helpful and kind, the service was exceptional. The group of people in attendance were exceptional -- I made new friends. I can’t thank you enough. It was an experience I will never forget.
The weekend went beyond expectations.

Fernando R.

2017-12-26T13:31:54+00:00

Fernando R.

The weekend went beyond expectations.

Radhanath Swami

One of the world’s most revered bhakti teachers. Author of The Journey Home and The Journey Within.

Raghunath Cappo

Master yogi, former punk, and former monk. Co-founder of Supersoul Yoga and Supersoul Farm.

Rukmini Walker

Bhakti yoga teacher, activist in interfaith dialogue and women’s spiritual empowerment, and founder of Urban Devi.

Joshua Greene

Lecturer on the practical impact of bhakti yoga. Author of Swami in a Strange Land and Here Comes the Sun.

$390 + lodging

Tentative Schedule
Friday
  • 1:00 pm Check-in

  • 2:00 pm Welcome & Introductions

  • 3:30 pm Your Choice

    • Intro to Ayurveda
    • Improv workshop
    • Healing Bowls
    • Nature walk

  • 4:30 pm Light dinner

  • 5:30 pm Evening Activities

    • Kirtan
    • Fireside Sanga
    • Evening Swim

Saturday
  • 7:00 am Optional morning meditation

    • Japa meditation
    • Mangala aarti
    • Class

  • 8:15 am Breakfast

  • 9:00 am Kirtan

  • 9:30 am Session 1 Workshops

  • 11:00 am Session 2 Workshops

  • 12:30 pm Lunch

  • 1:30 pm Your Choice

    • Improv workshop
    • Healing Bowls
    • Nature walk
    • All levels yoga

  • 2:30 pm Session 3 Workshops

  • 4:00 pm Dinner

  • 5:00 pm Panel Discussion

  • 6:00 pm Evening Activities

    • Kirtan
    • Fireside Sanga
    • Evening Swim

Sunday
  • 8:00 am Optional morning meditation

    • Japa meditation
    • Mangala aarti
    • Class

  • 9:15 am Breakfast

  • 10:00 am Kirtan

  • 10:30 am Session 4 Workshops

  • 12:00 pm Session 5 Workshops

  • 1:30 pm Lunch

  • 2:30 pm Kirtan & Farewells

About EverVeda
Everveda Pool

EverVeda is a center with the mission to restore and rejuvenate the lives of those who seek better health. Deeply entrenched in the practice of Ayurveda, Everveda presents treatments and products that are based on time-honored traditions while integrating the best of what modern medicine has to offer.


Please note there are cats living at the retreat center. 


What's Included
  • World-class yoga
  • Excellent kirtan
  • Fresh, homemade vegan meals
  • Up close and personal workshops with leaders in the bhakti community
  • Guided nature walks
  • Soothing healing bowl sessions
  • On-site saltwater pool

Hotel Information
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The East Norwich Inn is located 3.7 miles from EverVeda, less than 8 minutes away. 

Amenities include: a gym, conference room, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities.

Rooms run between $140-$160 per night. Be sure to mention you are with the retreat to receive the discounted rate.

You must CALL the Inn to reserve a room. Online booking is not available for the retreat dates.


Optional Activities

With plenty of down time to relax, you can enjoy an trek on the nearby hiking trails, lounge on the stunning property with a book, or a take a dive in the saltwater pool.

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A special thank you to our sponsors, Artistry in Flowers and Mantralogy Records.
Under the guidance of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977), Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.