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Academic Calendar

2 Ways to Join Ananda College of Living Wisdom

*academic calendar dates are approximate and subject to change.


New Horizons Hybrid Gap Year Program


Fall Term 2022

September 11 – 23, 2022

2-Week Intensive at Expanding Light Retreat, Ananda Village

Includes all classes, meals and accommodations*, twice daily yoga and meditation, twice daily classes or experiences, evening programs and more.

September 26 – December 17, 2022

Online Courses

  • “Finding Your Dharma” 12-week course*
  • “Introduction to the Yuga Cycles of Time” *(Asynchronous Course)
  • “Ananda Course in Meditation”* 10-week course
  • “Holistic Health & Alternative Healing”* 12-week course with many Yogic Wellness and Alternative Healing Experts.
  • “Creating Your Environment for Higher Consciousness”* 12-week course

Winter/Spring Term 2023

January 2 – April 14, 2023

Online Courses

  • “Advanced Exploration of the Yuga Cycles of Time”*
  • “Comparative Mythology of Greece, Egypt & India”*
  • “Creative Writing for Higher Consciousness”*
  • “Leadership for Higher Consciousness”*
  • “Music, Art, Drama and Dance for Higher Consciousness”*

April 20 to May 6, 2023

17-Day Travel Abroad to Greece and Crete

Includes travel within Greece and Crete, tours, classes, meals, accommodations (does not include airfare*) Meet group in Athens, Greece. Return flight for the final intensive, Fly Athens, Greece to San Francisco/Sacramento and transfer to Ananda Village for final 2-week intensive program and graduation.

May 7 – May 20, 2023

Final 2-week Intensive at the Expanding Light Retreat, Ananda Village

Includes all classes, meals and accommodations*, also includes student presentations, experiencing the Ananda Spiritual Community and more.

May 21, 2023

Graduation

Presentation of the Certificate of Completion at Graduation Awards Ceremony


Al-a-Carte Classes, Intensives & Trips


You pick from any of the classes, intensives, and trips (details above).

  • Pay-as-you-go
  • For ages 16 to Adult Learners
  • No certificate offered
  • All ages welcome

2 Week Intensives at The Expanding Light Retreat

  • September 11 – 23, 2022
  • May 7 – May 20, 2023

Online Courses

  • “Finding Your Dharma” 12-week course*
  • “Introduction to the Yuga Cycles of Time” *(Asynchronous Course)
  • “Ananda Course in Meditation”* 10-week course
  • “Holistic Health & Alternative Healing”* 12-week course with many Yogic Wellness and Alternative Healing Experts.
  • “Creating Your Environment for Higher Consciousness”* 12-week course
  • “Advanced Exploration of the Yuga Cycles of Time”*
  • “Comparative Mythology of Greece, Egypt & India”*
  • “Creative Writing for Higher Consciousness”*
  • “Leadership for Higher Consciousness”*
  • “Music, Art, Drama and Dance for Higher Consciousness”*

17-Day Travel Abroad to Greece and Crete

  • April 20 to May 6, 2023