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February 2015
Cours de Yoga

January 25 – February 1
You are the architect of your reality
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: Thought Power of Swami Sivananda

Workshop topics
• Understanding the nature of thoughts
• Developing positive mental habits
• Using the potential of the subconscious mind
• Developing concentration
• How to have strong and clear thoughts

Donation for 7 nights all included:
shared room: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

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January 30 – February 1
Learn meditation in a weekend
Arrival Friday 3pm, departure Sunday 2pm
Recommended reading :The Sivananda book of meditation

Workshop topics
• How to sit for meditation
• Best time and place for the meditation practice
• Breath and concentration
• Benefits of meditation
• Methods to focus and calm the mind

Donation for 2 nights all included:
shared room: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

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February 1 – 8
Asana Intensive Workshop
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: Yoga, your Home Practice Companion

Workshop topics
A complete analysis of the 12 basic postures
• Individual correction
• Explanation of the detailed benefits of asanas
• A profound experience of asanas through concentration on prana

Donation for 7 nights all included:
shared room: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

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February 6 – 8
Asanas for concentration and mental balance
Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm
Recommended reading: Yoga Your Home Practice Companion

Workshop topics
• Asanas to develop mental clarity and concentration
• Steady posture – steady mind: balancing ones emotions through holding of the postures
• The three levels of relaxation
• Contemplative yoga classes with focus on balancing poses and body awareness in the asanas.

Donation for 2 nights all included:
shared room: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

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February 8 – 15
Yoga fitness
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: Yoga Your Home Practice Companion
This programme focuses on strengthening body and mind for all-round health.

Workshop topics

  • 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

Donation for 7 nights all included:
shared room: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

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February 13 – 15
Yoga and Vegetarian cooking weekend
Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm

Workshop topics

  • What constitutes a balanced vegetarian diet?
  • What to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • The protein question
  • How to use spices
  • Cooking class on Saturday at 3:30pm

Donation for 2 nights all included:
shared room: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

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February 17, 2015, 8 pm
Spiritual festival:
Sivaratri – the night of Siva

 

This is one of the most important spiritual festivals of India. Siva represents the energy of auspiciousness and transformation of consciousness. Chanting of the mantra of Siva during that night generates a very pure and peaceful energy.

The healing power of sacred sounds
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February 15 – 22
The power of positive thinking
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm

“You sow a thought and reap an action. You sow an action and reap a habit. You sow a habit and reap a character. You sow a character and reap a destiny.“  – Swami Sivananda
Recommended reading: Thought power by Swami Sivananda

Workshop topics
• The world of thoughts
• Creative life management
• Exercises for developing thought power
• Guided contemplation and visualisation

Donation for 7 nights all included:
shared room: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

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February 20 – 22
Yoga for stress reduction
Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm

Workshop topics

  • Stress syndrome and relaxation response
  • How to stimulate the “rest and repair” division of the
    autonomic nervous system
  • The yogic model: stress and the 3 Gunas
  • Yoga techniques for increased energy and deep relaxation

Donation for 2 nights all included:
shared room: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

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February 22 – March 1
One week yoga retreat at reduced rate
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm. Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: The Sivananda Companion to Yoga

  • The 5 points of Yoga
  • Yoga classes with individual corrections
  • Introduction to meditation
  • Principles of yogic diet
  • The 4 paths of yoga

Donation for 7 nights all included:
shared room: 345 €, double room: 410 €, single room: 505 €, single room with bathroom: 600 €

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February 27 – March 1
Yoga for the back
Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm
Recommended reading: Yoga your Home Practice Companion

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

Donation for 2 nights all included:
shared room: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

sivananda France
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