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July 19 - 24, 2016

Certificate Course: Yoga Psychology – the ancient path of Raja Yoga to inner peace

With Kamala Angel

Arrival: Tuesday, July 19 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, July 24 around 2 pm

Course contents:

  • The eightfold path of Raja yoga for mastering body and mind
  • Yama and Niyama: ethical foundations for living peacefully with oneself and others
  • How to face negative emotions
  • Yoga and mental balance
  • Conscious, subconscious and superconscious mind
  • How to find inner balance

With daily asana and meditation practice.

Recommended reading: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  with the commentary by Swami Durgananda

With certificate of participation

Kamala is a long-term disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, an experienced Sivananda Yoga teacher and has a profound knowledge on Yoga philosophy. She is the editor of the books “Vishnudevananda Upadesha” and “Samadhi”. Kamala is from Australia and directs a yoga school in the Blue Mountains.

Donation for 5 nights all included
tent space 297 €, shared room 330 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 330 €, double room 402 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 402 €, single room 412 €, single room with bathroom 577 €

kamala
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

October 3 – 8, 2016

Certificate Course
Ayurveda – the essential guide to healthy living

With Swami Bhagavatananda

Arrival Monday, October 3 around 3pm, Departure Saturday, October 8 around 2pm

Ayurveda is the ancient medical system of India. It is a holistic approach to physical and mental health, proclaiming that our wellbeing is mainly determined by our lifestyle and ability to live in tune with nature.  This course provides an introduction to the ayurvedic principles of health care and a balanced life style in theory and practice.
Every day at noon there will be a two hour lecture and at 3 pm a one hour hands-on practical workshop. The rest of the day follows the yoga vacation daily schedule. The participation in the 4 pm Asana class is optional.

Lecture topics

• Introduction into the ayurvedic types of constitution: Vata, Pitta, Kapha        
• the seven Dhatus (types of body tissue) and their importance for our health
• Dinacharya: daily and seasonal health regimen
• Prana, Tejas, Ojas: how to balance the subtle energy systems of body and mind
• How to get a good night’s sleep: ayurvedic and yogic remedies for insomnia

Practical workshops:
• use your kitchen spices to make delicious hot and cold drinks
• natural recipes for ayurvedic skin care
• simple home remedies
• cooking demonstration: prepare a full, balanced meal in 30 minutes

With certificate of participation

With the exception of one cooking demonstration this course will not deal with the subject of ayurvedic nutrition.
For wholesome alternatives to conventional food choices please see our certificate course ” “Introduction to Healthy Cooking” with Ayurveda” October 8 – 13

Donation for 5 nights all included
shared room 330 €, double room 402 €, single room 412 €, single room with bathroom 577 €

10 % discount if you take both Certificate courses “Ayurveda - Essential guide to healthy living” Oct 3-8 and “Introduction to Healthy Cooking with Ayurveda Oct 8 – 13 together.“

ayurveda
sivananda France

October 8 - 13, 2016

Certificate course
Introduction to Healthy Cooking with Ayurveda

With Swami Bhagavatananda

Arrival: Saturday, October 8 around 3pm,
Departure: Thursday, October 13 around 2pm

Ayurveda is an ancient medical science dating back more than 5000 years. According to Ayurveda our health and wellness are mainly influenced by the foods we eat and the lifestyle we live. Ayurveda is grounded in a holistic approach to physical and mental health. Ayurvedic nutrition offers a delicious and healthy alternative to conventional food choices as it considers food to be both nourishment as well as medicine.

5 Lectures

  1. How to eat according to your type of constitution: 
    Vata, Pitta, Kapha
  2. Rasa: discovering the six essential flavours of nature
  3. The three Gunas: energy principles for a balanced diet
  4. Spices and their properties
  5. Nutritional food values:
    How to ensure you get enough Vitamin B, iron, etc

4 hands-on cooking demonstrations:
Delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner and healthy snacks as well as ayurvedic desserts

  1. Get started: prepare a basic, balanced ayurvedic meal
  2. Cook a feast: delicious south-indian treats
  3. Quick and easy dishes for busy people
  4. Pasta, pancakes & co: western cooking - ayurvedic style

The recipes in the cooking workshops are lacto-vegetarian (Recipe booklet included). Vegan and gluten- free alternatives of the recipes are available for people with special dietary needs.

Daily schedule:
12:30 – 3:00 pm: Cooking demonstration
4:30 – 5:30 pm: Lecture on nutrition
The rest of the day follows the yoga vacation daily schedule.

With certificate of participation

Donation for 5 nights all included
shared room 330 €, double room 402 €, single room 412 €, single room with bathroom 577 €
10 % discount if you take both Certificate courses “Ayurveda - Essential guide to healthy living” Oct 3-8 and “Introduction to Healthy Cooking with Ayurveda Oct 8 – 13 together.“


Swami Bhagavatananda is codirector of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. Since many years she teaches ayurvedic lifestyle and vegetarian nutrition in the Sivananda Yoga Centers in Europe

ayurveda
sivananda France

October 14 – 19, 2016

Certificate course
Yoga and Stress management

With Omkari Sylvie Guattari

Arrival: Friday, October 14 around 3pm,
Departure: Wednesday, October 19 around 2pm

Yoga techniques and mental exercises (meditation) have become an integral part of Western culture and are finding increased acceptance in medicine, education, sports, management training, the arts and religious sciences. This certificate course offers in-depth personal practice with a view to integrating these experiences into your personal and professional life.

Topics:

  • The flight and fight response
  • Understanding the parasympathetic nervous system
  • The 3 levels of relaxation
  • Metabolizing stress with asanas and pranayama
  • Learning how to slow down the mind with meditation
  • How your food choices affect your level of stress
  • Yoga psychology: the psychology of contentment and detachment

With certificate of participation

Omkari Sylvie Guattari is a longterm and experienced teacher of the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Paris. She has a very clear and structured way of teaching and teaches anatomy in the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Courses.

Donation for 5 nights all included
shared room 330 €, double room 402 €, single room 412 €, single room with bathroom 577 €

ayurveda
sivananda France
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