Holistic Resonance Gong Training: The Healing Power of Gong for All Levels

June 9 – 12, 2023 

10:00am – 5:30pm

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to study with Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux and Gong Master Rev. Laksmi Scalise to learn the principles and practices of holistic sound healing.


Choose Laughter (CL)© 2-Day Leader Certification Training: A Path to Resilience and Happiness

June 10 – 11, 2023 

9:30am – 5:00pm


For two fun-packed days, embrace your playful inner-child while learning vital skills to lead Choose Laughter (CL)© workshops and programs. CL© is based on the premise that we can reconnect to our happiness through prolonged, intentional laughter, regardless of stress or humor.

Laraaji Laughter Playshop

June 16, 2023 

8:30pm – 10:00pm


New Age ambient music pioneer and icon LARAAJI along with Healing sounds collaborator Arji OceAnanda will lead a  laughter and sound release playshop through guided call and response chanting, internal ‘laughtercises,’ and playful interaction soundtracked by music, including gentle body movement, relaxation and periods of intuitive wisdom and deep stillness.

Yoga for Arthritis, Level 1 Teacher Training

June 8 – 23, 2023

Yoga for Arthritis was developed by an interdisciplinary team of medical and healing professionals, combining ancient Yoga practices with the latest research and medical knowledge.

Adaptive Yoga Teacher Training – Online

September 6 – November 12, 2023


The Adaptive Gentle/Chair Yoga Teacher Training provides a solid foundation for Yoga teachers so that they will know how to adapt the traditional Yoga asana for those students who may be limited in movement owing to age, illness, disability, or injury.


Integral Yoga Institute is a spiritual oasis of peace, and an Ashram, in the heart of the West Village. As a non-profit organization, we exist to serve our community through sharing the practice and teachings of yoga as taught by Sri Swami Satchidananda—whether someone comes for one class or chooses to join our residential ashram. These teachings help one to realize their full potential by facilitating an easeful body, a peaceful mind, a useful life, and ultimately, the realization of one’s true Self. We promote equity by offering a welcoming environment for people of all races, faiths, ages, gender identities, and sexual orientations to enjoy the benefits of a yoga practice. Our goal is to promote peace in the individual, as well as harmony and understanding in the world.

200-Hour Teacher Training, Module 1: Online & In-Person

July 10 – August 16, 2023
Mondays and Wednesdays
9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Module 1 encourages you to deepen your own practice through the study of Yoga as a complete lifestyle science. You will be immersed in an experience of living Yoga for personal and spiritual development. 

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Integral Yoga Institute’s comprehensive certification programs provide a foundation for personal and spiritual development and for strengthening your own practice. Integral Yoga Teacher Training will prepare you to become a knowledgeable and professional Yoga teacher. IYI is a safe environment where students feel free to realize their own potential, gaining respect for themselves and a capacity to be of service to others.


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