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Chandrika
How Yoga Works
Beneficial effects of yoga, relaxation and meditation on the physiology
With Chandrika
October 3 – 5
Beneficial effects of yoga
Yoga techniques and mental exercises (meditation) have become an integral part of Western culture and are finding increased acceptance in medicine. This weekend course is based on scientific medical research proving the physical and mental benefits of a regular practice of yoga, relaxation and meditation.
Workshop and class topics:
Friday October 3
4.00pm Workshop: The effects of asanas, pranayama and meditation on the musculoskeletal system
6.00pm Yoga class focusing on gentle stretches for the lower back
Saturday October 4
2.00pm Workshop: Benefits of yoga for heart problems and the circulatory system at large
4.00pm Yoga class: relaxation in the asanas
Sunday October 5
2.00pm Workshop: Benefits of yoga on the nervous system and stress reduction
Chandrika is a medical doctor and a Sivananda Yoga Teacher. She teaches anatomy and physiology in the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses in Europe.
Friday class: Members £7.50 / Non-members £11 / Concessions £9/one tick on class card
One workshop: Members £9.50 / Non-members £13.50 / Concessions £11.50
Nina Fallwell
Introduction to
Sanskrit weekend
With Nina Fallwell
October 18 and 19
Sanskrit
Sanskrit, the language of yoga and ayurveda, is considered to be the Mother of all languages. This introductory weekend will bring new insights and enrich your understanding of the depths of yoga. The weekend includes an introduction to Sanskrit and will cover the study of the depth and meaning of the sacred syllable OM. Sanskrit prayers will be introduced as well as the study of verses of the Bhagavad Gita.

Nina Fallwell is a Sanskrit instructor with many years of teaching experience.
Daily Schedule
10.30 – 12 noon Sanskrit study 3.00 pm Satsang (optional)
12.00 noon Lunch 4.00 pm Yoga class
1.30 pm Sanskrit study 6.00 pm Satsang (optional)
Full weekend (includes course materials): £65 members, £84.50 non-members.
Price includes vegetarian lunch and optional participation in the 4pm yoga class and 6pm satsang.
Swami Kailasananda
Satsangs
With Swami Kailasananda,
Yoga Acharya
November 22 – 28
Swami Vishnudevananda
Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres in England and France. She is a long time disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and teaches in Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training (TTC), Advanced Teachers’ Training (ATTC) and Sadhana Intensive courses with clarity, precision and deep insight.
Sunday November 23
6.00pm: Satsang “Vedanta, the path beyond sorrow”
Friday November 28
4.00pm: Satsang “Inspiration from the life of Swami Vishnudevananda”
Satsang: free of charge. Donations are welcome.
Kailas
The Power of Asanas
With Kailas
February 20 – 22
The Power of Asanas
Friday February 20
6.00pm Advanced asana class “Classical variations of Swami Vishnudevananda”
Saturday February 21
2.00pm Workshop: Deepening one’s understanding of asanas and their benefits
4.00pm Yoga class “Dynamic backward bends”
Sunday March 30
3.30pm Advanced asana class “Stretching and strengthening the muscles”
6.00pm Satsang “Health is wealth”
Kailas is staff at the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda in France and is a young and dynamic
Sivananda yoga teacher.
Class: Members £7.50 / Non-members £11 / Concessions £9/one tick on class card
Workshop: Members: £12.50, non-members: £17.50, concession: £15
Satsang: free of charge. Donations are welcome.
Angela-Hope Murray
Ayurveda in Daily Life Weekend
With Angela Hope-Murray
March 7 – 8
Ayurveda in daily life Weekend
Angela-Hope Murray, Angela Hope Murray, D.O. has been a practitioner of complementary medicine for over 30 years. She has trained extensively in Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad and has been a close colleague of Dr. Robert Svoboda. She has earned a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the Oxford Brookes University and is a dedicated proponent of the ayurvedic tradition in the UK.
The healing system of Ayurveda, literally translated as the science of life, is one of the oldest medical systems in the world. It is a source of profound knowledge for promoting and maintaining good health, curing disease and increasing longevity. This weekend workshop will provide an introduction and overview of the basic principles of Ayurveda with practical techniques for applying them in daily life.
Workshop and class topics:
• Ayurveda and the doshas
• Determining your ayurvedic constitution
• Daily regimen with ayurveda
• Basics of ayurvedic cooking with practical workshop
Daily Schedule
10.30am Morning Ayurveda workshop
12.00am Vegetarian lunch
1.30pm Afternoon Ayurveda workshop
4.00pm Yoga class (optional)
6.00pm Satsang (optional)
Full weekend: £65 members, £84.50 non-members.
Price includes vegetarian lunch and optional participation in the 4pm yoga class and 6pm satsang.
 
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