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September 2016
Cours de Yoga

August 28 – September 4, 2016

One week yoga retreat at reduced rate

Arrival: Sunday, August 28 around 3pm.
Departure: Sunday, September 4 around 2pm
  • 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 7 nights all included
tent space 294 €, shared room 355 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 355 €, double room 422 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 422 €, single room 520 €, single room with bathroom 618 €
No further reduction for students, the unemployed and senior citizen.

Retreat
sivananda France

September 2 – 4, 2016

Certificate Course: Geobiology – the art of a health-conscious environment

Arrival: Friday, September 2 around 3pm.
Departure: Sunday, September 4 around 3 pm.

with Cécile Dubois

Geobiology researches interactions of forces of nature related to life on Earth in general and specifically the interactions between human beings and their habitation. This course explores how
Earth Energies affect our lives and how the health of habitation can contribute to the health of human beings

With certificate of participation

  • Friday, September 2, 8 – 9.30 pm: Health of habitation, health of human beings part – introduction into geobiology
  • Saturday, September 3, 12 – 2.30 pm: developing an awareness towards health issues related to the daily use of devices emitting electromagnetic waves.
  • Sunday, September 4, 12 – 2.30 pm: Evaluation of human habitation and environment

The rest of the day follows the regular yoga vacation programme.

Cécile Dubois has a scientific background and specialized in the field of geobiology in 2008. Trained by renowned specialists in the science of a health-conscious environment she researches the interactions between human beings and their habitation and is sharing her knowledge through lectures and workshops.

Donation for 2 nights all included
tent space 118 €, shared room 144 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 144 €, double room 170 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 170 €, single room 200 €, single room with bathroom 247 €

sivananda France

September 4 – 11, 2016

Yoga and anatomy week :
Asanas, muscles and posture

With Ananta

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

This programme explores the deep benefits of Asanas and other Yoga techniques in theory and practice. Modern anatomy DVDs will be included into the lectures.

Workshop topics:

  • The power of the inverted postures
  • Why bending the spine: power of backbends and forward bends
  • Workshop on the 8 major joints
  • Yoga for the back & plumbline workshop
  • Asanas: Preparation for relaxation
  • Yoga and sport: Stretching and strengthening          

Ananta is a long-term disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and an experienced Yoga teacher. He teaches anatomy and physiology in the teachers training courses and advanced teachers training courses.

Donation for 7 nights all included
tent space 325 €, shared room 397 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 397 €, double room 469 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 469 €, single room 577 €, single room with bathroom 680 €

ananta
sivananda France

 

September 5, 2016

Spiritual Festival:
Ganesha Chaturthi

Celebration of the birthday of Lord Ganesha who represents the energy to remove internal and external obstacles on the spiritual path.

ganesha
sivananda France

September 8, 2016

Spiritual Festival:
Birthday of Master Sivananda

Celebration in honor of the great Yogi and modern saint Swami Sivananda who dedicated his life to the service of humanity

Swami Sivananda

sivananda France

September 9 – 11, 2016

Teachers’ Training Preparation Weekend

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

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                          
tent space 104 €, shared room 126 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 126 €, double room 148 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 148 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €

ttc preparation
sivananda France

September 11 – 18, 2016

Yoga Psychology

With Kailas

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

Workshop topics:

  • What is yoga psychology?
  • Tools for better interpersonal relationships
  • How to control the mind andovercome negative thoughts
  • Be a generator of positivity in daily life
  • Time for sharing and group discussion
  • A fresh outlook on ancient yoga technics and how they can be applied in daily life

Recommended reading: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali/ text and commentary by Swami Durgananda

Kailas is a dynamic yoga teacher and teaches in the Sivananda Yoga teachers’ training courses in France and India. He is also a sports specialist.

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

Psychology
sivananda France

September 16 – 18, 2016

Yoga for the family

Bring your children along! 

For children from 6 to 12

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

Children activities:
• Special Yoga classes for children
• Spiritual stories and chanting
• Outdoor games
• Talent show

Parents activities:
• All level Yoga classes    
• Workhsops on positive thinking
• Nature walks

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room 126 €, double room 148 €, single room 184 €, single room with bathroom 216 €
– 50% discount for children (6 to 12).

Family
sivananda France

September 18 – 25, 2016

Yoga, health and rejuvenation

Arrival: Sunday, September 18 around 3pm.
Departure: Sunday, September 25 around 2pm

Workshop topics
• Daily Yoga classes, meditation & mantra chanting
• Kriya: the 6 exercises to detoxify the body
• one day of fast 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

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

Yoga Health
sivananda France

September 23 – 25, 2016

Yoga for the back

With Girija
Arrival: Friday, September 23 around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, September 25 around 2pm

 

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 €

sivananda France

September 25 – October 2, 2016

Yoga and nature walks

Arrival: Sunday, September 25 around 3pm.
Departure: Sunday, October 2 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
shared room 397 €, double room 469 €, single room 577 €, single room with bathroom 680 €

sivananda France

September 30 – October 2, 2016

Further training for Sivananda Teachers:
The Art of Correcting Asanas for Yoga teachers

With Ananta

Arrival: Friday, September 30 around 3pm.

Departure: Sunday, October 2 around 2pm

 

  • Corrections for the 12 basic postures
  • Corrections for the most important variations : scorpion, bridge, wheel and some forward bend variations
  • Corrections for different levels of students : beginners and advanced, flexible and non-flexible
  • How to improve your teaching techniques
  • How to balance the two aspects of a Yoga class : dynamic and meditative
  • How to transmit the benefits of the asanas
  • Active hands on correction workshops
  • Teaching the steps of Raja Yoga during a class : Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dhayana and Japa
  • Recognising posture problems and limitations in a class

With certificate of participation

Ananta is a long-term disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and an experienced Yoga teacher. He teaches anatomy and physiology in the teachers training courses and advanced teachers training courses

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room: 144 €, double room: 170 €, single room: 200 €, single room with bathroom: 247 €

ananta
sivananda France
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