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Dear Yogis

We send best wishes to you and your family this holiday season. May your holidays be filled with joy and light and may you find renewed inspiration for your Yoga practice in the New Year!

Om Shanti

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Swami Sivananda

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"Hate less, love more.

Take less, give more. Preach less, practice more. Worry less, laugh more."

Stuffed Dates


Makes 12 servings

12 large dates

1 tbsp. coarse walnut powder

1 tbsp. coarse cashew nut 


1 tsp poppy seeds

1 tbsp. dry coconut flakes

¼ tsp ginger powder

½ tsp cardamom powder

2 tbsp. ghee

¼ tsp saffron threads


  • Dry roast the poppy seeds and dry coconut flakes until they are lightly toasted. Keep aside to cool down.

  • Mix the nut powders and add the roasted poppy seeds, a ½ tbsp. coconut flakes, the ginger powder and a ¼ tsp cardamom powder. Mix together well.

  • Cut the dates lengthwise. Stuff the dates with 1 tsp of the mix.

  • Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a fry pan and place all the stuffed dates into it. Add a little more ghee on the top of the dates and slowly turn them over. Turn the heat off.

  • Let the dates cool down. Place dates on the serving plates and garnish them with ¼ tsp of cardamom powder, ½ tbsp. of coconut flakes and a few strands of saffron.

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January 2013

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Thurs - Sun I Dec 27 - 30

Four-Day Yoga & Meditation Intensive Courses

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Thurs - Fri I 6 - 8pm I Dec 27 – 28

Sat - Sun I 4 - 6pm I Dec 29 – 30

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Sat - Sun I 4 - 6pm I Dec 29 – 30


Thurs-Fri I 8-9.15pm I Dec 27-28

Sat-Sun I 6 - 7.15pm I Dec 29-30


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Spring Half Term Intensives

18 - 21 February 2013


Saturday, December 8, 6pm

Christmas Party

Join us for this spiritual & festive evening!  Children of all ages are especially welcome.

Advanced booking essential. Suggested donation for adults £8

Monday, December 24, 6pm

Christmas Eve Satsang

A  satsang with carol chanting, meditation and spiritual reading. Everyone enjoys a festive feast!

Open to all. RSVP  appreciated.

Monday, December 31, 8pm

New Years' Eve Satsang

Chanting for World Peace &

New Year’s Celebration:

8pm to 12 Midnight

Open to all. RSVP  appreciated.

More Holiday Satsangs:

Wednesday, Dec 26 at  6pm

Friday, Dec 28 at 7.30pm

Sat & Sun, Dec 29 & 30 at 6pm

Tuesday, Jan 1 at  6pm


January 16 - 22, 2013

Uniting Body, Mind and Spirit

Join us for this seven day celebration of Swami Sivananda's Yoga of Synthesis!

Programme includes:

Yoga Workshops with plumb line test for postural alignment.

Talks on Yoga Philospophy

Meditation, Mantra Chanting &

Discourses with live music

Teachers Workshop for Sivananda Teachers


Special Guest of Honour

Sri Venugopal Goswami

Bhakti Yoga Acharya, India

Swami Durgananda

European Yoga Acharya

Swami Sivadasananda

Yoga Acharya


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Cooking Workshop

Holidays in the Sivananda Ashrams

December Offers

Members & Non-Members

- 15% off all courses in 2013

Existing Members

- 5 free classes with a 10 or 20 class card purchase (limit 1 per member)

New and renewing Members

- 5 free classes with a membership purchase

- Free membership with a yearly unlimited card

- 20 free classes with a lifetime membership purchase

Holiday Gift Vouchers &

boutique offers available!

Membership and classes valid until 31 December 2013. Restrictions apply


Saturday, December 15

A Journey through Indian Vegetarian Cooking

10.30 am - 1.30pm

Get hands-on experience with vegetarian cooking!

An informative talk on Yogic dietary principles.

Inspiring menu plans.

India has the world's oldest and richest tradition of vegetarian cooking. This workshop will showcase some of India's regional specialties

Advanced booking essential.

Fri, Dec 21 – Sun, Jan 6, 2013

Special Programmes-Christmas & New Year's  

- Orleans, France

- Tyrol, Austria

Rejuvenate, recharge and relax over the holidays

in one of the Sivananda Ashrams! Experience an ideal setting for the year-end holidays - meditations, yoga classes, workshops, nature walks, delicious vegetarian meals & festive celebrations.

Programmes with:

Special Guest of Honour

Sri Venugopal Goswami

Bhakti Yoga Acharya, India

Swami Durgananda

European Yoga Acharya

Swami Sivadasananda

Yoga Acharya

Swami Kailasananda

Yoga Acharya

Swami Atmaramananda

Yoga Acharya


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