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Advanced Teachers' Training Course

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June 30 – July 28, 2017

June 29 – July 27, 2018

in English with translation to French, Spanish and German

These dates include the day of arrival and of departure.

>> Click here for the online ATTC application form

professeurs de yogaThe Advanced Yoga Teachers’ Training Course allows graduates from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course to deepen their spiritual knowledge during four weeks of intense yoga practice and study of vedanta philosophy. Personal and individual instruction and yogic self-discipline are an integral part of the course.

Upon graduation you will receive a certificate from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres.

The teachers:

The course is conducted by Swami Durgananda, Swami Sivadasananda and Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharyas, senior disciples of Swami Vishnudevananda who received special training in teaching this course.

Swami Durgananda is Yoga Acharya (spiritual teacher )
of the European Sivananda Centres.
She teaches yoga and philosophy in the Teachers
Training Courses throughout the world.

Swami Sivadasananda is Yoga Acharya in Europe.
He teaches asanas and pranayama with dynamism, precision and joy.

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya in Europe and teaches yoga and philosophy in the Sivananda Teachers Training Courses.

Other experienced swamis and yoga teachers from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta centres complete the teaching team.

Daily Schedule

4:30am: Wake-up
5:00am: Pranayama
6:00am: Meditation, Mantra chanting and lecture
8:00am: Asanas
9:00am: Anatomy and Physiology
10:00am: Brunch
11:00am: Karma Yoga
12:00 noon: Raja Yoga or Sanskrit
2:00pm: Main lecture on Vedanta
4:00pm: Asanas and Pranayama
6:00pm: Dînner
7:30pm: Meditation, Mantra chanting, lecture
              or silent nature walk

Formation de professeurs de yoga


- Deepening the practice of the twelve basic asanas
- Training in classical advanced variations
- Detailed corrections
- Deepening your understanding of Hatha Yoga

- Extended practice of Anuloma Viloma
- Practice of advanced Pranayama
- How to use the Bandhas

- The philosophical schools of India
- Analogies to approach the Supreme Reality
- Study of Vedantic meditation techniques
- Explanation of Vedantic Mantras

Raja Yoga
- Detailed study of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- The mind
- its mysteries and control
- In depth study of the eight steps of Raja Yoga

Bhakti Yoga
- The nine modes of Bhakti
- The five devotional attitudes

- Learn the Sanskrit alphabet
- Pronunciation and writing of mantras
  and hymns Anatomy and Physiology
- Study of the cells, nervous system and
   the endocrine glands
- Its relation to the practice of Asanas,
   pranayama and meditation

TTC Handstand
ATTC Asanas



The course is taught in English with simultaneous translation into French, Spanish and German.

Simultaneous translation with individual headsets on a modern wireless translation system (rental fee 20 €). Please bring your own headphones (type MP3) to use with our translation system.

Tuition Fee:

Tent* 2425 €
furnished bungalow tent double** 2685 €
furnished bungalow tent single**3410 €
shared room (3-5 beds) 2685 €
double room 3410 €
double room with bathroom 3710 €
single room 3710 €
single room with bathroom 4010 €


* Please bring your own tent, mattress and sleeping bag

** Fully furnished (9 m², hight 2 m. Includes beds, bedding, shelf and electricity).

Above tuition fees are valid until 31 August 2017 and include all classes, accommodation and meals.

Please note that you must be a graduate of the Sivananda TTC to attend the advanced course.
Click here for the online ATTC application form

Return the form together with a deposit of 500 €.

Balance is due four weeks before the beginning of the course.

Payment options
Visa or Master card
French cheque, payable to: Centre de Yoga Sivananda.
Please attach a note with your name, the term “ATTC" and the course date.
Send the cheque to: Ashram de Yoga Sivananda, 26 impasse du Bignon, 45170 Neuville aux bois.
Bank transfer, payable to: Centre de Yoga Sivananda.
Please put your name and the term “ATTC" and the course date in the subject line.
Bank details: Crédit Agricole, RIB: AGRIFRPP848, IBAN: FR7614806000247001872739501

Cancellation policy

1. Cancellation before the start of the course: A credit note will be issued for the course payments received. A 50 € administration fee will be deducted.
2. In case of early departure: A credit note for the full amount of the course will be issued minus the days present in the course and minus a 50 € administration fee. The course manual must be returned upon leaving the teaching location. Only then will the credit note be authorized.
3. The credit note will only be issued four weeks after the course completion date and will not be issued at the course location.
4. Credit notes are non-transferable and can only be used by the individual whose name appears on the credit note. Credit notes are valid for two years and can be used in any Sivananda Yoga Centre or Ashram in Europe, except Italy. Please note: Credit notes cannot be applied to boutique purchases or Ayurveda massages. In Reith (Austria), the credit note cannot be applied to room and board fees.The Teachers Training Course fee contains administration, lessons, meals and manual. Airport and/or train transfers are not included. Prices are calculated in Euros and any dollar fluctuations are of no impact. A valid health travel insurance must be shown upon arrival.


What to bring
"The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga" and "Meditation and Mantras" by Swami Vishnudevananda, the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Manual and your teachers’ uniform.
These books are available at our centres and Ashrams.

Also: yoga mat, meditation cushion (available in our boutique), towel, writing-pad and pens, blanket, flashlight, warm and comfortable clothes, slippers and comfortable shoes for walking.