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Further training course for Sivananda Yoga Teachers

For graduates of the Sivananda Teachers`Training Course only.

June 16-22, 2014

Deepen your vision, expand your knowledge, fine-tune your skills

With Swami Durgananda, Swami Sivadasananda,
Swami Kailasananda, Swami Atmaramananda
many Swamis and teachers from the Sivananda centres

"There is nothing more elevating and sublime than to be a witness to the living divine Presence in all beings, and to strive to awaken that consciousness in others, too."
Swami Sivananda

"If you take to yoga and yoga is your goal, concentrate on how to make this yoga successful in all walks of life. Think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, mind, every nerve and muscle concentrate on your ideal."
Swami Vishnudevananda

Come and join us for 6 inspiring days:

Deepen your vision, expand your knowledge, fine-tune your skills, reconnect to the classical teachings of Yoga and Vedanta, celebrate the positive, dynamic and peaceful message of Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda, meet yoga teachers from all over the world.

Just 90 minutes from Paris, the Ashram is a haven of peace set in the midst of large forests, a wide open space alive with a very rich variety of bird and wild animals.
The sunrises and sunsets are magnificent.

TTC juin 2012
Daily Programme
5h10 :   Pranayama practice (optional)
6h00 :   Satsang
8h30 :   Asana class
10h15 : Brunch
11h15 : Karma Yoga
13h00 : Lecture
14h30 :
 Tea and Snack, free time
16h00 :  Asana Correction Workshop
18h00 :  Dinner
20h00 :  Satsang

Course Teachers:
professeursSwami Durgananda : European Yoga Acharya
Swami Sivadasananda : European Yoga Acharya
Swami Kailasananda : Yoga Acharya
Swami Atmaramananda : Yoga Acharya
With other experienced Swamis and staff from
the European Sivananda Yoga Centres.


The course will include:

5 Dynamic asana classes (morning)
· Balancing motor and sensory impulses
· Variations for legs and arms in the headstand
· The flow of gunas in asanas and pranayama
· Holding the standing and the balancing poses
· Twisting and other asymetrical variations

Inspiring lectures

• Swami Sivananda : his vision for the world

• The inspiring message of Vedanta : we are all one

• Taking a fresh look at the Yamas and niyamas

• Advice on sadhana : question and answer session

• Purpose of Sadhana : melting the ego, softening the heart


5 Refreshing “How to Teach” Workshops (afternoon)

· The next step in the forward bends
· Proper Breathing workshop
· Painless backward bends
· Improve your sitting pose workshop
· Who are Beginners and what are their needs?

Vibrant Satsangs

· Yoga as life style

· Applying the 8 steps in a yoga class
· Yoga as service of humanity


Inspiration from the Bhagavad Gita : arise, awake !

with Honoured guest Sri Venugopal Goswami, Vrindavan, North India

Bhagavad Acharya Sri Venugopal Goswami is a Bhakti yoga Acharya in a 500 years old lineage in Vrindavan, Krishna’s birthplace. He received his musical training from the famous singer Sri Pandit Jasraj. With live music – vocal, harmonium, flute and tabla.

Programme: The Bhagavad Gita is considered the cream of Vedas, the oldest spiritual text of India. They give a positive message of hope, encouragement and clear guidance how to lead a life of harmony and peace in the midst of a tormented world.


  • what is our real duty
  • Finding one’s place in life
  • living at peace in a restless world
  • Re-enchanting our life

Wednesday June 19 at 8pm: Peace concert



Temple ceremonies

During the course, the Ashram priest will conduct a powerful Ganapati Homa and a Lalita Sahasranama Puja (recitation of the 1000 names of the Divine Mother, generating a strong spiritual energy.


Donation for 6 nights all included:
Tent: 95 € (bring your own tent, air mattress, sleeping bag and a pillow)

Meditation Room: 95 € (bring an air mattress, a sleeping bag and a pillow. You will need to clear away your belongings every morning - storage space will be provided - as the meditation room is used as teaching space during the day.)

Shared room: 170 €

Double room: 220 €

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