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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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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 €

sivananda France

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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