Embark on a Legendary Odyssey at Bhakti Bootcamp in the Mystic Vortexes of Sedona
Prepare for an unparalleled journey of the soul in Sedona’s otherworldly landscapes. Bhakti Bootcamp is not just a training—it’s an epic saga of spiritual awakening. Join Ananda Das, a seasoned bhakti yoga and kirtan maestro, for a life-changing 6-day journey in the enchanting landscapes of Sedona, Arizona. This is your chance to dive deep into yogic practices, rituals, and philosophy, and emerge empowered to live your best life.
Embrace the Power of Devotion: Bhakti, the Sanskrit term for devotion, is the essence of this training. It’s about living with heart and reverence. Our approach combines discipline with devotion, leading to a life filled with meaning, purpose, joy, and fulfillment.
Transformative Training: This isn’t just a training; it’s a holistic bootcamp designed to shape you into your best yogic form. Gain tools and insights into your true power, and embrace a path of authentic, radical, and honest living.
Immersive Experience: August 22nd-29th
Embark on an immersive 6-day training in the breathtaking beauty of Sedona, known for its energizing landscapes and spiritual serenity. Secure your spot now – the best rooms are filling up fast!
Register now and receive bonuses worth over $1500, including:
- One-on-One Session with Ananda Das (Value: $300)
- Access to ‘Embodiment of the Divine’ Course (Value: $1008)
- Access to ‘Devotional Yoga Journeys’ Course (Value: $200)
Note: Prices increase by $100 after July 1st and August 1st.
Embody the Bhakti Empowerment. Daily Schedule Includes:
- Transcendental Sattva Kundalini Yoga at Dawn: In the first light of day, engage in mystical yoga practices that echo the ancient wisdom of sages, aligning your spirit with cosmic vibrations.
- Bhakti: The Path of the Immortals: Delve deep into the esoteric realms of mantras and deities, each session a portal to divine revelations and ancient truths.
- Kirtan under Celestial Canopies: As twilight blankets the desert, your voice joins the chorus of the universe in profound chanting sessions, amplified by Sedona’s mystical energies.
- Soulful Symphonies with Fellow Pilgrims: Dine and commune with fellow seekers, each meal a feast for the spirit, each conversation a step deeper into the labyrinth of enlightenment.
Open to All Levels
Whether you’re new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, this training is tailored to welcome and challenge everyone.
Ready to embrace a life of empowerment and devotion? Join us for Bhakti Bootcamp and transform your journey. Sign up now and step into a world of spiritual awakening and personal growth!
“I am writing this testimonial from the depths of my heart to express the profound impact and gratitude I feel after participating in the training with Ananda Das. Each day, the Sattva Yoga Journeys in the morning, the inspirational talks about each deity, evening Kirtan, and the nourishing meals were exceptional in every way. This training evolved into an experience of self-love and personal compassion.
The genuine connections created during the training, the warmth from each interaction, and the supportive atmosphere cultivated a sense of belonging and acceptance. Ananda’s guidance and support made this experience truly special. His passion for Bhakti and Kirtan is infectious, and it fueled a collective energy that brought us all closer together. Exceptional!” Catalina Carvajal (Sattva Yoga Teacher)
Meet Your Instructor: Ananda Das
With over 15 years of experience in teaching bhakti yoga and kirtan, Ananda Das brings a rich tapestry of knowledge and passion to this program. His journey, starting in 2006, has led him to become a celebrated kirtan artist and a beloved teacher of Kundalini, Sattva, and Bhakti yoga.
Sample Day at Bhakti Bootcamp: A Journey of Devotion and Discovery
Embark on a day filled with transformative practices, serene moments, and soulful learning. Here’s what a typical day at our Bhakti Bootcamp in Sedona looks like:
7:00 AM – Sunrise Sattva Kundalini Yoga
- Start your day with the energizing and rejuvenating practice of Sattva Kundalini Yoga.
- Each session is uniquely themed around a different Chakra/Deity, offering a fresh experience every day.
9:00 AM – Deity-Focused Learning
- Dive into the world of kriyas, meditations, and mantras.
- Each session is dedicated to a specific deity, enhancing your understanding and connection to these powerful figures.
10:00 AM – Brunch
- Enjoy a wholesome and delicious brunch to refuel your body and soul.
- A time for nourishment and relaxation.
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Free Time
- Explore the stunning surroundings of Sedona with activities like hiking and river adventures.
- Opt for a rejuvenating massage or simply enjoy some personal reflection time.
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Bhakti Empowerment Philosophy and Teachings
- Engage in profound philosophical discussions and teachings centered around Bhakti empowerment.
- A time to deepen your understanding and enhance your spiritual practice.
6:00 PM – Dinner
- Gather for a communal dinner, savoring flavors and sharing experiences with fellow participants.
- A moment to connect and nourish.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Evening Kirtan
- Conclude your day with a soulful Kirtan session.
- Experience the joy and communal energy of mantra chanting as the sun sets.
Embrace each day at Bhakti Bootcamp as an opportunity for growth, reflection, and joy. Join us for this extraordinary journey of self-discovery and spiritual empowerment.
Bhakti Yoga Practice
In this transformative training, I will be guiding participants through the profound and integrative devotional practices of Sattva Yoga, as imparted by the esteemed Anand Mehrotra. This comprehensive approach to yoga is accessible to practitioners of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced yogis.
Our journey together in Sattva Yoga will encompass a rich tapestry of spiritual elements:
- Kriyas: These are elevating movements, designed to activate and balance your energy centers, fostering a deeper connection with your inner self.
- Asanas: The physical postures in our practice will not only enhance your physical flexibility and strength but also serve as a conduit for spiritual growth and inner harmony.
- Pranayama: These breath and energy practices are pivotal in Sattva Yoga. They are instrumental in harmonizing the flow of prana (life energy) throughout your body, leading to a state of profound inner peace and vitality.
- Dhyana: Meditation practices in this tradition are designed to cultivate a deep sense of mindfulness and heightened awareness, guiding you towards elevated states of consciousness.
Sattva Yoga is a holistic practice, aiming to nurture and transform all levels of your being. Its impact is not just physical or mental, but deeply spiritual, facilitating healing, upliftment, and awakening. This style shares similarities with Kundalini Yoga as taught by KRI, known for its potent transformative effects.
A unique aspect of our practice will be the integration of deity-focused elements. By incorporating mantras, kriyas, and meditations tailored to various deities, we will deepen our connection with the essence of bhakti – the path of devotion. This approach not only enhances the physical and mental aspects of yoga but also enriches the spiritual experience, allowing for a more profound embodiment of the bhakti practice.
Join us on this journey to explore the depths of your being, to heal, awaken, and rise to elevated states of consciousness through the holistic and spiritually enriching practice of Sattva Yoga.
Sample Yoga Class:
Evening Chanting and Bhakti Talks: A Soulful Closure to Your Day
As the day winds down at Bhakti Bootcamp, immerse yourself in the enriching experience of Evening Chanting and Bhakti Talks. This session is a cornerstone of our daily schedule, designed to deepen your spiritual journey and connect you with the ancient wisdom of bhakti yoga.
Key Highlights of the Evening Session:
- Community Singing: Join together in a heartwarming group chanting session. The power of collective voices creates a vibrant, uplifting atmosphere that resonates with the energy of devotion.
- Exploring Mantras and Deities: Dive deeper into the meanings and stories behind the mantras and deities. Understanding their significance adds layers of depth and insight to your chanting and overall spiritual practice.
- Spiritual Discourse: Engage in insightful talks that explore the principles of bhakti. These discussions are tailored to enlighten and inspire, providing valuable perspectives on how these teachings can be applied in your daily life.
- Personal Reflection and Connection: This is a time for introspection and bonding. As you explore the teachings of bhakti yoga, you’ll have the opportunity to reflect on your personal journey and connect with fellow participants on a deeper level.
- Tranquil Setting: Conducted in the serene ambiance of Sedona’s evenings, this session provides a perfect backdrop for contemplation and spiritual growth.
Sedona, renowned for its unparalleled hiking trails, expansive views, majestic canyons, and the mystical allure of its vortexes, is a destination that captivates and nurtures the soul. Its breathtaking beauty offers a perfect setting for rejuvenation and inspiration. Each day, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the stunning natural splendor of Sedona. The afternoons are yours to explore and embark on adventures, with a special highlight being the stunning swimming spots along Oak Creek Canyon. This blend of natural exploration and leisure time in such a spiritually enriching environment promises a deeply fulfilling experience.
During your stay, you’ll have the pleasure of residing at two spectacular estates: The Sky Castle and The Transformation Home. These luxurious accommodations are conveniently situated less than a 5-minute drive from each other, ensuring easy access to events held at both locations.
- Event Venues: The training and activities will take place across both The Sky Castle and The Transformation Home, allowing you to experience the unique ambiance and facilities of each estate.
- Meal Arrangements: All meals will be served at The Sky Castle, known for its beautiful setting and dining areas, making meal times a delightful experience.
- Check-In and Check-Out Information:
- Check-In: You can settle into your accommodations starting from 4 PM. This allows you ample time to arrive, relax, and familiarize yourself with the estate.
- Check-Out: The check-out time is set for 11 AM. This schedule provides a comfortable pace for your departure preparations.
Staying at these estates offers not just comfort but an enriching experience in itself, enhancing your overall journey with their stunning architecture and serene environments.
At the Sky Castle, you’ll be surrounded by an environment that is both luxurious and serene, contributing to an immersive and rejuvenating experience. To get a glimpse of this beautiful estate and to see photos, please click here. The visuals will give you a sense of the exquisite surroundings and facilities you can look forward to during your stay.
Travel and Flight Details:
For those traveling to our event, the most common and economical option is to fly into Phoenix. From there, it’s approximately a 2-hour drive to Sedona. Alternatively, you can opt to fly into Flagstaff, which is closer, being about a 45-minute drive away.
Regarding transportation to Sedona, you have a couple of options:
- Car Rental: You can rent a car for the duration of your stay, which offers flexibility and convenience for exploring Sedona and its surroundings.
- Car Sharing: If you’re interested in sharing a car with another participant, let us know. We can assist in connecting you with someone else seeking to share transportation, which can be a cost-effective and sociable option.
- Groome Shuttle Service: We also recommend considering the Groome Shuttle service for affordable and reliable transportation from the airport. They offer the added convenience of dropping you off directly at the estates for a small additional fee.
For more details and to make a booking with the Groome Shuttle service, please click here. Planning your transportation in advance will ensure a smooth and stress-free start to your experience in the magnificent setting of Sedona
It’s important to note the following details regarding the deposit for your stay:
- Deposit Purpose: The deposit you make is specifically for reserving your room. It secures your spot at the estate and ensures that your accommodation is arranged for the duration of the training.
- Non-Refundable Nature: Please be aware that the deposit is non-refundable. This policy is in place to manage accommodations and logistics effectively.
- Cancellation Policy:
- If circumstances arise where you need to cancel your reservation, there is flexibility. You have the option to transfer your deposit to a future retreat or training. This allows you to still benefit from your initial investment at a later date.
- In some cases, a full refund of the deposit may be possible. This scenario is contingent upon your room being reserved by another participant. However, please note that such refunds are granted at the host’s discretion and are not guaranteed.
Understanding these terms will help you plan accordingly and make informed decisions regarding your booking and potential changes to your travel plans.
- Cancellation and Refund Policies:
- More than 120 Days Before Retreat: If you cancel your reservation more than 120 days before the retreat start date, you are eligible for a 100% refund of your payment minus your deposit.
- 119 to 70 Days Before Retreat: For cancellations made between 119 and 70 days before the retreat start date, you will receive a 75% refund of your payment minus your deposit.
- 30 to 69 Days Before Retreat: If you cancel between 30 and 69 days before the retreat start date, you will be refunded 50% of your payment minus your deposit.
- Less Than 29 Days Before Retreat: For cancellations made 29 days or less before the retreat start date, you can apply 30% of your payment towards another training.
- Special Note for Cancellations Within 29 Days:
- For cancellations within this timeframe, exceptions cannot be made for reasons like sickness or injury, except in the form of credit for a future retreat. However, if you can find someone to take your place, arrangements can be made accordingly.
- It’s important to understand that the venue reservation involves significant costs and logistics, and last-minute changes can be challenging.
- Commitment and Understanding:
- Lodging arrangements are made based on the commitment of participants, and changes can pose logistical challenges. We encourage you to commit fully when you sign up, trusting that this experience is meant for you.
This comprehensive policy is designed to be fair and transparent, acknowledging the complexities of event planning while also considering the needs and circumstances of our participants.
Heed the Call of the Mystic: This is your invitation to a journey beyond the boundaries of the known. Bhakti Bootcamp is a clarion call to the brave, the seekers of truth, and those who dare to explore the depths of their being.
Ascend to a realm beyond imagination at Bhakti Bootcamp in Sedona, where each moment is a legendary chapter in your spiritual odyssey.