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September 2014
Cours de Yoga

August 31 – September 7
Yoga and nature walks
Arrival Sunday around 3pm, DepartureSunday 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/furnished bungalow tent: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

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September 7 – 14
Yoga, health and rejuvenation
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: The Complete Illustrated book of Yoga

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

Donation for 7 nights all included:

tent space: 315 €, shared room/furnished bungalow tent: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €
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September 8
Spiritual festival
Birthday of Master Sivananda

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

With Puja (devotional ceremony), chanting of Mantras and spiritual stories

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September 12 – 14
Detoxification weekend

Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm
Recommended reading: The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda

Workshop topics
• Kriyas, the cleansing practices of hatha yoga
• The principles and benefits of short fasts
• How to establish a balanced vegetarian diet

Donation for 2 nights all included:
tent space: 100 €, shared room/furnished bungalow tent: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

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September 14 – 21
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 avec individual corrections
  • Introduction to meditation
  • Principles of yogic diet
  • The 4 paths of yoga

Donation for 7 nights all included:
tent space: 285 €, shared room/furnished bungalow tent: 345 €, double room: 410 €, single room: 505 €, single room with bathroom: 600 €

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September 19 – 21
Yoga for the family
Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday, around 2pm
Bring your children along! For children from 6 to 12

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:
tent space: 100 €, shared room/furnished bungalow tent: 122 €, double room: 144 €, single room: 178 €, single room with bathroom: 210 €

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September 21 – 28
Dynamic Asana Week
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm , Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: Yoga, your Home Practice Companion

Workshop topics
• Longer holding of the basic postures
• Challenge yourself - Try out some new variations
• Detailed guidance and individual corrections in the asanas
• Benefits of asanas on the various body systems
• Work on your headstand and scorpio

Donation for 7 nights all included:
tent space: 315 €, shared room/furnished bungalow tent: 385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660

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September 25 – October 3
Spiritual festival:
Navaratri and Vijaya Dasami

9 days of celebration in honour of the Divine Mother (cosmic energy) in Her three main aspects of Durga (destruction of negativity), Lakshmi (spiritual wealth) and Sarasvati (highest wisdom).

On the last day (Vijaya Dasami) the victory of our divine  nature over our lower mind is celebrated.
With pujas (devotional ceremony), chanting of mantras and spiritual stories.

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September 28 – October 5
The creative power of the mind
Arrival: Sunday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday around 2pm
Recommended reading: Thought power by Swami Sivananda

Workshop topics

  • The mind – an ocean of thoughts
  • Learn to develop the creative power of the mind
  • How to cultivate strong and positive thoughts
  • Develop your inner creativity
  • Uplifting the mind with the practice of non-violence and contentment

Donation for 7 nights all included:
tent space: 315 €, shared room/furnished bungalow tent:  385 €, double room: 455 €, single room: 560 €, single room with bathroom: 660 €

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