Green Yoga Studio

  Green Courses and Activities 

Monthly Events Calendar

  Go Green at Home 

Educational Events at the Yoga Center

  • YOGA AND ENVIRONMENT

    • Weekend conference, October 2008

    • Introduction to Environment - Issues and Solutions (course)

    • Yoga and Permaculture

  • SUSTAINABLE HEALTH CARE

    • Yoga Sadhana

    • Weekend conference, October 2009

    • Introductory courses in Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Alexander Technique

  • SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

      COURSES ON:

    • Yamas, Niyamas and Environment

    • Positive Thinking

    • Introduction to Meditation

Developing Resilience for Transition

  • COURSES AND WORKSHOPS ON:

    • Managing Change

    • Emotional Resilience

    • Simple Living, High Thinking

    • Practical Re-skilling: growing food, simple vegetarian cooking

Building Community

  • AT THE YOGA CENTER

    • Karma Yoga Parties

    • Monthly eco-movie night

    • Daily Satsang (group meditation and chanting)

  • LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD

    • The Learning Garden, Venice High School

    • Mar Vista Green Committee

    • Demonstration food garden at staff house

  • REACHING OUT TO OTHERS

    • Green Yoga Association and conference

    • Loyola Marymount University - Yoga and Ecology program

    • Environmental Changemakers, Westchester

    • Transition Los Angeles

    • Parliament of World's Religions (S.California)

 

What else are we doing? We ...

*   switched to compact fluorescent light bulbs.

*   use environmentally-friendly cleaning agents.

*   discourage the use of paper towels in the restroom and for cleaning (Reusable alternatives are provided.)

*   provide 100% recycled toilet paper.

*   avoid using single-use plates, cups, paper napkins, etc. whenever possible.

*   encourage students to walk, ride or take public transportation to class.

*   A bike rack is available in the parking lot behind the building.

*   Bus information:

*   Culver CityBus #1 and 2 stop on Washington Blvd at Redwood.

*   Santa Monica Big Blue Bus #3 and Metro Rapid Line 3 stop on Lincoln at Washington Blvd. 

*   sell only eco-friendly yoga mats in our boutique.

*   use recycled paper in our printers.

*   have reduced the quantity we print.

*   favor e-mail promotion and friendly telephone trees.

*    practice "reduce and re-use" before recycling waste.

*   provide a battery collection and appropriate disposal.

The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles reserves the right to substitute speakers or rearrange events if necessary. All of the listed speakers are confirmed at this time, bu should any be unable to attend, for any reason, the Center  will provide substitute speakers and/or topics. The views of each speaker are personal, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers.

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