Himalayan Yoga Tradition - Teacher Training Program 


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM PDT
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT

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The Rancho Meditation Sanctuary 
17137 Rancho Street
Encino, CA 91316

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Faculty Biographies:

Randall Krause (Mokshadeva), ERYT-500, was initiated in the Himalayan Yoga Tradition by Swami Veda Bharati in 1988. Since then, he has studied, practiced, and taught under Swami Veda Bharati's guidance. Randall has spent extensive time in residence at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama (SRSG), Swami Veda's spiritual center in Rishikesh, India, where he completed a 40-day personal silence retreat. He is a Senior Teacher in the HYT-TTP teacher-training program and has taught in the USA, India, East Asia (Thailand and Taiwan) and Europe. Randall is an Experienced Yoga and Meditation Teacher (E-RYT-500). He is also a Senior Mentor in the HYT Program. He guides people in how to practice and live their yoga. 

Peter Fabian, P.T., CFP, ERYT-500, has been a student of Swami Rama and Swami Veda since 1978, taking mantra diksha in 1980. For many years he traveled in Asia and North America in support of Swami Veda Bharati’s Mission as one of the Lead Teachers in the Himalayan Yoga Tradition - Teacher Training Program. His degrees include Psychology and Physical Therapy (1973 and 1979) and he is a certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and Yoga Teacher. He maintains a private practice in Physical Therapy in California.

Chuck Linke, RYT-500, received initiation into the Himalayan Tradition from Swami Rama in 1970. He then spent twenty years travelling the globe studying and practicing meditation with monastics. Chuck serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Himalayan Meditation Societies International (India) and the Los Angeles branch and is the Director of the Teachers Training Program (HYT-TTP). He currently resides in Portland Oregon working as an Engineering Manager, teaching hatha, meditation and Heart Math programs at the Raphael House, a safe-house for victims of domestic violence. Weekends often find him on the slopes of Mt Hood volunteering for the Portland Mountain Rescue. 


ANNOUNCING: New West Coast USA HYT-TTP Retreat Center


The Rancho Meditation Sanctuary (TRMS)

17137 Rancho Street, Encino, CA, USA

Prana-Vidya I Workshop: October 25-29, 2017


Path in Meditation Garden at TRMS

Dear Students and Mentors,

Situated in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, the newest location for the Himalayan Yoga Tradition Teacher Training Program (HYT-TTP) retreats will be hosting Prana Vidya I on October 25-27, 2017 for up to 10 students.  The workshop will be held at The Rancho Meditation Sanctuary (TRMS) and accommodations will be at the nearby Best Western Plus Carriage Inn which will provide daily transportation to and from the retreat.   

How fitting that this lovely intimate center, near the Pacific Ocean, will be offering its first retreat focused on teaching our Prana-Vidya Style of Hatha Yoga.   This is a wonderful opportunity to learn the subtleties from our senior faculty, Chuck Linke, Peter Fabian, and Randall Krause, in a small group setting. We invite any students or mentors to take advantage of this opportunity to deepen their practice, to learn and to teach together.  

We are excited to offer the following Workshop:

 October 25th - October 29th, 2017   Prana Vidya I Workshop

For more details on the event, please click here 

“Let the breath steam and the awareness stream flow as one stream, and let not the stream break anywhere … let it be an awareness of the oceanic current that is sending forth its rhythm through your embodied form.” — Swami Veda Bharati

Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) are available for Pranaya Workshops. 

Prana Vidya I Workshop:  4  days – 40 hours of CEUs:  The program includes a light breakfast, a full vegetarian lunch each day, afternoon snacks, and a light dinner except the last day which will end after lunch; check-in at the hotel after 3:00 pm on Oct 24, check-out before 12:00 pm on Oct 29.  Meet in lobby for ride each morning at 6:30 am; the program will begin at 7:00 am for hatha and meditation followed by breakfast.   

Event Fee: $350           Meals: $150     *Lodging/transportation: $129/night plus taxes

Reserve a Spot: $100   The $400 balance must be paid in full by August 31, 2017 

*Attendees must call Best Western Plus Carriage Inn, Sherman Oaks, CA USA to make their own lodging arrangements. The number is: (818) 787-2300; ask for “HYT Workshop” group rate. Same price for single or double occupancy; email: if you want our help with finding a roommate. 

Enrollment in the HYT-TTP Teachers Training Program is not required for participation in the Prana Vidya Workshhops.