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May 2015
Cours de Yoga

April 17 – May 8, 2015

The Ashram is closed for staff further training

 

sivananda France

Holiday weekend May 8 – 10, 2015

Mind – its mysteries and control

With Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya

and other Swamis and experienced Yoga teachers from the Sivananda Yoga Centres

Arrival Friday around 3pm, Departure Sunday around 2pm
  • in-depth Asana classes for all practice levels
  • talks on creative life management
  • Exercises for developing thought power
  • channel mental energy through positive affirmations
  • Nature walks

Donation for 2 nights all included:

Tent space: 100 €, shared room: 122 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 122 €, double room: 144 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed:  144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

 

meditation

 

sivananda France

May 8 – 10, 2015

Further training for Sivananda Teachers 

How to teach meditation and mantra chanting

With Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya

Arrival Friday around 3pm, Departure Sunday around 2pm

Recommended reading: Meditation and Mantras by Swami Vishnudevananda and The Sivananda book of meditation

  • How to teach meditation to beginners
  • How to guide a meditation and satsang
  • Introducing mantras and chanting to beginners
  • Bringing your student to the next step in their practice

Course teacher: Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya in Europe and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. She teaches with dynamism and inspiration and is author of the book The Sivananda book of meditation.

Donation for 2 nights all included:

tent space: 115 €, shared room: 140 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 140 €, double room: 165 €,  furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 165 €, single room: 195 €, single room with bathroom: 240 €

 

 

sivananda France

May 10 – 16, 2015

Certificate course:

The Meditation Experience

with Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya

Arrival Sunday, May 10 around 3pm,  Departure Saturday, may 16 around 2pm

Recommended reading: Meditation and Mantras by Swami Vishnudevananda and The Sivananda book of meditation

The practice of meditation continues to gain recognition in areas as diverse as psychology, arts, sports training and healing. It provides means for maximising physical, emotional and mental efficiency and well-being. This course will provide a thorough overview of the philosophy and practice of meditation as well as techniques for mental relaxation, visualisation, positive thinking and mantra chanting.

  • Swami Vishnudevananda’s 12 Step approach to meditation
  • Creative visualisation and positive thinking: training the mind for concentration
  • Relax and channel mental energy through sound vibration
  • Meditation and lifestyle
  • Tips for overcoming distraction and dullness of mind
  • Gate to inner peace: connecting to the Inner Self

Course teacher: Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya in Europe and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. She teaches with dynamism and inspiration and is author of the book The Sivananda book of meditation.

Donation for 6 nights all included:

tent space: 324 €, shared room: 384 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds:  384 €, double room: 468 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed:  468 €, single room: 588 €, single room with bathroom: 672 €

sivananda France

May 10 – 17, 2015

The magic of yogic breathing

Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm

Recommended reading: The Science of Pranayama by Swami Sivananda

Workshop topics

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

Donation for 7 nights all included:

tent space: 315 €, shared room: 385 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 385 €, double room: 455 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660€

 

 

sivananda France
sivananda France

May 13 – 17, 2015

Special programme: long ascension weekend

Radiant Vitality through Yoga

with Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya

and other experienced Yoga teachers from the Sivananda Yoga centres

Arrival: Wednesday May 13 around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, May 17 around 2pm
  • The science of yogic breathing
  • Unblocking the flow of vital energy through Asanas and Pranayama
  • Dynamic Asana classes for more strength and flexibility
  • increase your vitality through deep relaxation

Donation for 4 nights all included:

Tent space: 200 €, shared room: 244 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 244 €, double room: 288 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed:  288 €, single room: 356 €, single room with bathroom: 420 €

 

sivananda France

May 18 – June 15, 2015

Teachers’ Training Course (in French)

sivananda France

May 17 – 25, 2015

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.

  • 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:

tent space: 315 €, shared room: 385 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 385 €, double room: 455 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

sivananda France

May 22 – 25, 2015  Special whitsun programme

The Yoga of positive relationships 

in Couples, in Families, at Work

With Carmel Johnson (Kaivalya)

Arrival: Friday, May 22 around 3pm, Departure: Monday, May 25 around 2pm

We live in a world where our social, family and intimate relationships are more and more complex and difficult to balance. Yoga helps us live healthier, more harmonious and more fulfilling relationships with others and with ourselves.

Workshop topics

  • Understanding the roles of Karma and Dharma (Universal Law) in our relationships
  • Exploring the four phases of life in the Indian tradition
  • Seeing all relationships as spiritual practice
  • Connecting our personal relationships to universal love
  • Appreciating the power of forgiveness and gratitude

Kaivalya has been teaching yoga at the Sivananda Yoga Centre Paris for the past 11 years as well as teaching and translating in the Teachers’ Training Courses in North India. A Psychology graduate, she has been couseling numerous people in their life paths and their relationships.

Donation for 3 nights all included:

tent space: 150 €, shared room: 183 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 183 €, double room: 216 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 216 €, single room: 267 €, single room with bathroom: 315 €

sivananda France

May 26 – June 1, 2015

The ayurvedic science of nutrition

With Shanti Kumar Kamlesh

Arrival: Tuesday, May 26 around 3pm, Departure: Monday, June 1 around 2pm

2 evening lectures (powerpoint presentations) and one cooking workshop

Wednesday, May 27 at 8pm:  Introduction to Ayurveda

Thursday, May 28 at 8pm:  The dietary principles of Ayurveda

Friday, May 29 at 4pm:  Ayurvedic cooking workshop

S. K. Kamlesh is an Ayurveda Acharya. He comes from a traditional Ayurvedic family and has been teaching Ayurveda nutrition around the world for over 30 years. His style of teaching is very spontaneous and enthusiastic. S.K. Kamlesh has been teaching hands on Ayurveda nutrition in the European Sivananda Yoga Centres for over 15 years.

Donation for 6 nights all included:

tent space: 300 €, shared room: 366 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 366 €, double room: 432 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 432 €, single room: 534 €, single room with bathroom: 630 €

sivananda France

May 31 – June 6, 2015

Yoga and nature walks

Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm

The programme includes on 4 days a 3 hour outdoor activity:

  • Exploring the beautiful Orleans forest (guided walks)
  • Guided walk along the charming Loire River
  • Excursion to one of the nearby historical castles
  • A relaxing afternoon of outdoor games (ping pong, volley ball, basketball, badminton…)
  • Lectures on the health benefits of yoga asanas
  • With daily asana and meditation practice.

Donation for 7 nights all included:

tent space: 315 €, shared room: 385 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 385 €, double room: 455 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660€
sivananda France
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