Drawing from the wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda, this workshop delves into the profound connection between love and Self-realization. Together, we will explore practical insights from yoga to nurture love on all levels—physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.
Join us to revitalize your relationships and rejuvenate your heart, gaining new perspectives and tools to cultivate profound and transformative love in all its forms.
Taught by Badri and Gita Matlock
Badri and Gita Matlock are a couple dedicated to living the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and building the dynamic spiritual community of Ananda. With 14 years of leadership at Ananda Village, Badri now serves on Ananda Portland’s ministry and community management teams, sharing yoga, meditation, and music to uplift others. He finds special joy in family, adventure, surfing, and friendships. Together with Gita, their children Tulsi and Jay, and rescue dog Boon, they call Ananda Portland home.
Gita, raised in Ananda Village, explores yoga’s applications in relationships, business, nature, and her passion—horses. Combining nonprofit management expertise, equine assisted learning, and yogic principles, she drives meaningful change inside and out. Together, Badri and Gita share spiritual wisdom and experiential learning, nurturing growth in individuals and communities.