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Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles

  • If you are a beginner or new to the Sivananda tradition, we suggest that you attend an Open House and join a Yoga 1 course which offers individual guidance and an understanding of the benefits of yoga practice. 

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  • 4-Week Yoga Immersion starting May 7th!

    This 4-week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the many benefits that students report are greater spiritual awareness, a sense of connection with the divine, a new-found sense of self-discipline, enhanced self-esteem, improved power of concentration and increased strength and flexibility.
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  • The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center is a completely volunteer-run 501(c)3 non-profit. We practice classical raja/hatha yoga, bhakti yoga, Vedanta philosophy, and techniques for living a happy, healthy, peaceful lifestyle. The Los Angeles Center has been serving the LA community for over 45 years. Donate

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"Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize."

- Swami Sivananda

The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center is a volunteer-based non-profit, teaching traditional, classical yoga for health and peace of mind in Los Angeles for over 45 years.


The 5 Points of Yoga

Proper Exercise (Asana)
Proper Breathing (Pranayama)
Proper Relaxation (Savasana)
Proper Diet (Vegetarian)
Positive Thinking and Meditation

The 4 Paths of Yoga

Selfless Service (Karma Yoga)
Love and Devotion (Bhakti Yoga)
Mind and Meditation  (Hatha and Raja Yoga)
Knowledge and Wisdom (Jnana Yoga)



founders Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda
Founders and Teachings

"Health is wealth. Peace of mind is Happiness. Yoga shows the way."- Swami Vishnudevananda



Bhagavad Gita Study

Jun 3, 2016
Fridays 7:15 –8:45 pm


Open House

Jun 4, 2016
1:00 –3:30 pm


Satsang - Guru Puja

Jun 12, 2016
Sundays 6:15 –7:45 pm