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March 2018
Cours de Yoga

February 25 – March 4, 2018

Yoga and Silence Retreat

Arrival: Sunday, February 25 around 3 pm.

Departure: Sunday, March 4 around 2 pm.

“Silence is the music of the soul” – Swami Sivananda

This retreat focuses on “pratyahara” – withdrawing our senses from the external, materialistic life to allow us to connect to the peace and silence within.

  • Contemplative Yoga classes with focus on longer breathing exercises and holding of the postures
  • Silent nature walks
  • Silent times (“mouna”) during mealtimes and between Yoga activities
  • Daily one extra hour chanting and writing of the peace mantra “Om Namo Narayanaya”
  • Study of classical Yoga texts
Rates for 7 nights all included:
shared room 399 €, double room 469 €, double room with bathroom 581 €, single room 581 €, single room with bathroom 679 €
sivananda France

March 4 – 11, 2018

Simplify your material life, enrich your inner life

With Padmavati Silvia Swoboda

Arrival: Sunday, March 4 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, March 11 around 2 pm.

Workshop topics

  • Voluntary simplicity in daily life
  • The practice of giving
  • Connecting to the inner Self
  • Mantras for tuning to the cosmic mind
  • Vedanta philosophy : realising our unity to all that is

Recommended reading: Thought Power by Swami Sivananda and Success in Life and Self-realization by Swami Sivananda

Padmavati Silvia Swoboda is a disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda as well as a compassionate and pragmatic yoga teacher with more than 25 years of teaching experience. She has translated the most important works of Swami Sivananda into German and served as interpreter for Swami Vishnudevananda during many yoga teachers' training courses.

Rates for 7 nights all included:
shared room 399 €, double room 469 €, double room with bathroom 581 €, single room 581 €, single room with bathroom 679 €
Padmavati
sivananda France

March 9 – 11, 2018

Opening the heart: the Yoga of love

Arrival: Friday, March 9 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, March 11 around 2 pm.

Workshop topics

  • Introduction to Bhakti Yoga, the path of love and devotion
  • Transform your emotions through spiritual chanting
  • The power of prayer
  • Connect to the Higher Self, the source of all love

Recommended reading: Bliss Divine by Swami Sivananda

Rates for 2 nights all included:
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, double room with bathroom 184 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €
Bhakti
sivananda France

March 11 – 18, 2018

Yoga, health and rejuvenation

Arrival: Sunday, March 11 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, March 18 around 2 pm.

Workshop topics

  • Daily Yoga classes, meditation & mantra chanting
  • Kriya: the 6 exercises to detoxify the body
  • One day of fasting with carrot juice (optional)
  • Silent walks in nature      
  • Deep relaxation to calm the nervous system
  • Meditation: finding inner peace in silence

Recommended reading: The Complete Illustrated book of Yoga
by Swami Vishnudevananda

Rates for 7 nights all included:
shared room 399 €, double room 469 €, double room with bathroom 581 €, single room 581 €, single room with bathroom 679 €
detox
sivananda France

March 16 – 18, 2018

Introduction to meditation

Arrival: Friday, March 16 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, March 18 around 2 pm.

Topics of workshops:

  • 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

The rest of the programme follows the yoga vacation daily schedule.

Recommended reading: The Sivananda book of meditation

Rates for 2 nights all included:
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, double room with bathroom 184 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €
detox
sivananda France

March 18 – 25, 2018

One week yoga retreat at reduced rate

Arrival: Sunday, March 18 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, March 25 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

Rates for 7 nights all included:
shared room 357 €, double room 420 €, double room with bathroom 525 €, single room 525 €, single room with bathroom 609 €
No further reduction for students, the unemployed and senior citizens.
detox
sivananda France

March 23 – 25, 2018

Teachers’ Training Preparation Weekend

Arrival: Friday, March 23 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, March 25 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).

Rates for 2 nights all included:
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, double room with bathroom 184 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €
ttc
sivananda France

March 25 – 30, 2018

Positive emotions, key to joyful living

Arrival: Sunday, March 25 around 3 pm.
Departure: Friday, March 30 around 2 pm.
  • From negative emotions to acceptation and love
  • Tips to develop gratitude and contentment
  • Power of sound to harmonize the emotions
  • Channeling the emotions through proper breathing and asanas
  • Examples of love from the ancient scriptures
Rates for 5 nights all included:
shared room 315 €, double room 370 €, double room with bathroom 460 €, single room 460 €, single room with bathroom 540 €
ttc
sivananda France

March 30 – April 2, 2018

Easter Yoga Retreat

Relax, recharge, rejuvenate with Yoga and Ayurveda

Arrival Friday, March 30 around 3 pm.
Departure Monday, April 2 around 2 pm.

with Swami Kailasananda and other Swamis and experienced Yoga teachers from the Sivananda Yoga Centres

with Angela Hope Murray, Ayurveda practitioner

  • The Power of sacred Sounds: talks with Swami Kailasananda
  • Boost your health through ayurvedic nutrition and life style: talks with Angela Hope Murray
  • Energizing Asana classes and deep relaxation to calm the nervous system
  • Meditation: find inner peace in silence
  • Nature walks and friendly outdoor games

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. 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 much clarity, generosity and deep insight. She is author of the book "The Sivananda book of meditation".

Angela Hope-Murray comes from England, she has been practicing alternative medicine for over 30 years. She has been studying Ayurveda for many years with Dr Vasant Lad and she is a colleague of Robert Swoboda. She is also an osteopath and dedicates her time to the promotion of Ayurveda in England.

Rates for 3 nights all included:
shared room 189 €, double room 222 €, double room with bathroom 276 €, single room 276 €, single room with bathroom 324 €

 

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