Our Mission

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.  Founded by Swami Vishnudevananda, the LA SYVC is a branch of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm located in Grass Valley, CA

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The final satsang of our location at 13325 Beach Avenue in Marina del Rey took place on Sunday, September 15, 2019. We celebrated 15 years at that location. That Center is now closed.

The official announcement of our new location in historic West Adams—a beautiful ashram in the city—will be made on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Sign up for our newsletter to be kept up to date! If you have time to volunteer, we could use help setting up the new place starting the afternoon of September 24.

Navaratri will be celebrated from Sunday, September 29 to Monday, October 7 with pujas each evening from 7:00–8:30pm at our new location. Vijay Dasami puja will be at 6:00am on Tuesday, October 8.


Save the date for the Grand Opening of our new location: Friday, October 11, 2019

It will be an all-day celebration, including a talk by Swami Sitaramananda, asana classes with Swami AdiParashaktiananda, an inauguration puja with Swami Vasishtananda and a Chandi Homa the next morning.


IN-KIND DONATION WISH LIST includes a tea urn, white rose bushes and other plants, large stainless steel cooking pots, large serving utensils, trivets, cotton napkins, twin mattresses, twin cotton sheet sets, pillows, cotton blankets, cotton comforters, desks, modern upholstered chairs, kitchen towels, bath towels, color laserprinter, computer, clothesline, hand towels, reading lamps, clothing rack for boutique, massage table, massage table heating pad, small crock pot, shirodhara stand, large plastic floor mat, wall-mount projector screen, sound system, donations for floor finishing, power-washing and building repair (We welcome these donations after September 24.)

Please feel free to call us with any questions you have: 310-822-9642



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"Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize."  - Swami Sivananda

"Health is Wealth, Peace of mind is happiness, Yoga shows the way."  
- Swami Vishnudevananda