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January 2017
Cours de Yoga

January 1 – 7, 2017

One week yoga retreat  at reduced rate

Arrival Sunday, January 1 around 3 pm. Departure Saturday, January 7 around 2 pm
  • The 5 points of Yoga
  • Yoga classes with individual corrections
  • Introduction to meditation
  • Principles of yogic diet
  • The 4 paths of yoga
Recommended reading: The Sivananda Companion to Yoga

Donation for 6 nights all included     
shared room 304 €, double room 362 €, single room 446 €, single room with bathroom 530 € .
No further reduction for students, the unemployed and senior citizen.

Winter Retreat
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January 6 – 8, 2017

Basic Asana weekend

Newcomers are welcome!

Arrival: Friday, January 6 around 3 pm. Departure: Sunday, January 8 around 2 pm

Workshop topics

• Instruction in the 12 basic postures
• The health benefits of asanas 
• How to improve your health through a yogic lifestyle
• Balance of body and mind through a balanced diet
• Introduction to meditation and positive thinking

Recommended reading: The Sivananda companion to Yoga

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €

sivananda France

January 8 – 15, 2017

Improve your strength and flexibility

Arrival Sunday, January 8 around 3 pm.
Departure Sunday, January 15 around 2 pm

Workshop topics

  • Lectures on the health benefits of Asanas
  • Asana variations to increase the flexibility of hips and shoulder girdle
  • Expansion in the Asanas through longer holding of the postures
  • How to balance muscle length and muscle strength
  • Stretch stress and tensions away through asanas           
  • Yoga techniques to develop willpower and mental flexibility

Donation for 7 nights all included
shared room 397 €, double room 469 €, single room 577 €, single room with bathroom 680 €

sivananda France

January 13 – 15, 2017

Yoga for the back

With Girija

Arrival: Friday, January 13 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, January 15 around 2 pm

Workshops topics

  • Anatomy of the back
  • Postural alignment
  • Asanas to increase the strength and flexibility of the back
  • Easy variations for people with back pain
  • Yoga classes with individual corrections

Recommended reading: Yoga your Home Practice Companion

Girija is a sincere Yoga teacher with much gentleness and energy to share. She was a landscape architect before joining the Ashram, and uses her knowledge of nature to lovingly take care of the Ashram’s garden.

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €

Back
sivananda France

January 15 – 22, 2017

The healing power of sacred sounds

With Swami Gopalananda

Arrival Sunday, January 15 around 3 pm.
Departure Sunday, January 22 around 2 pm

Workshop topics:

  • Sound: the first manifestation of the universe
  • Introduction into Mantra Yoga – the science of sacred sounds
  • Learn how to meditate with Mantras
  • Kirtan and Bhajans: spiritual chanting for opening the heart
  • Kirtan Workshops: learn the traditional Sivananda Yoga chants

Recommended reading: Meditation and Mantras by Swami Vishnudevananda

Donation for 7 nights all included
shared room 397 €, double room 469 €, single room 577 €, single room with bathroom 680 €

healing sounds

January 20 – 22, 2017

Mantra and Kirtan weekend

With Swami Gopalananda

Arrival: Friday, January 20 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, January 22 around 2 pm

Workshop topics:
• the power of sound
• spiritual chanting for opening the heart
• Kirtan Workshops: learn the traditional Sivananda Yoga chants

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €


Swami Golananda is the co-director of the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Paris. He is a longterm disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and has developed a very friendly, natural and joyful way of teaching Yoga and conveying the depth of Yoga philosophy in a simple humoristic way.

sivananda France

January 22 – 29, 2017

The magic of yogic breathing

Arrival Sunday, January 22 around 3 pm.
Departure Sunday, January 29 around 2 pm

Workshop topics

• Learning proper breathing
• Increasing prana, the vital energy
• Prana and the mind
• Understanding the astral body

Donation for 7 nights all included
shared room 397 €, double room 469 €, single room 577 €, single room with bathroom 680 €

breathing
sivananda France

January 27 – 29, 2017

Teachers’ Training Preparation Weekend

Arrival: Friday, January 27 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, January 29 around 2 pm

An excellent preparation for the Sivananda Teachers’ Training Course (TTC)

· Asana and pranayama practice with individual correction
· Introduction to meditation and mantra chanting
· Overview of the TTC subjects
· Information about the certificate of completion and daily schedule

Recommended reading: The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga (this book will be required for the teachers’ training course)

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €

sivananda France

January 29 – February 5, 2017

Yoga Fitness

Arrival Sunday, January 29 around 3 pm.
Departure Sunday, February 5 around 2 pm

This programme focuses on strengthening body and mind for all-round health.

  • Yoga asanas for optimal development of muscle strength and flexibility
  • How to improve body alignment and prevent posture faults such as lordosis, kyphosis or scoliosis
  • Breathing exercises to systematically increase your vital capacity
  • Relaxation exercises to strengthen the nervous and immune systems
  • Energizing vegetarian food, specially adapted to the yoga Practice

Recommended reading: Yoga Your Home Practice Companion

Donation for 7 nights all included
shared room 397 €, double room 469 €, single room 577 €, single room with bathroom 680 €

sivananda France
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