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Further Training for Yoga Teachers

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June 2 – 4, 2017 (long Pentecost weekend)

Further training for Yoga teachers:

How to teach meditation and mantra chanting

with Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya

Arrival Friday, June 2 around 3 pm.
Departure Sunday, June 4 around 2 pm.

Workshop topics:

  • How to teach meditation to beginners
  • How to guide a meditation and Satsang
  • Introducing Mantras and chanting to beginners
  • Bringing your students to the next step in their practice

The rest of the programme follows the yoga vacation daily schedule.

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

With certificate of participation

This course will be taught in French only. No English translation.

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. She is a long-time disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and teaches in Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training (TTC), Advanced Teachers’ Training (ATTC) and Sadhana Intensive courses with much clarity, generosity and deep insight. She is author of the book "The Sivananda book of meditation".

Rates for 2 nights all included:
tent space 134 €, shared room 156 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 156 €, double room 178 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 178 €, double room with bathroom 214 €, single room 214 €, single room with bathroom 246 €
Swami Kailasananda
sivananda France

June 20 – 26, 2017

TTC Refresher

With Swami Durgananda, Swami Sivadasananda, Swami Kailasananda and many Swamis and teachers from the Sivananda Centres.

For graduates of the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Trainings Courses only

Arrival Tuesday, June 20 around 3pm,
Departure Monday, June 26 around 1pm

Come and join us for this inspiring time


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.

The schedule will include:

5 Dynamic asana classes (morning)

  • Diving into the forward bending variations
  • Painless backbending variations
  • Back strengthening variations
  • Rotation in the spine and other joints
  • Meditative Asanas  

5 Refreshing “How to Teach” Workshops (afternoon)

  • One muscle – different roles
  • The virtues of an open rib cage
  • Spinal movements – where, when and how to feel them
  • Pranayama and the natural resting breath
  • Headstand: corrections and variations

Some of the Asana classes and workshops will be taught by Swami Sivadasananda.

Swami Sivadasananda is a  senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda and has taught at workshops and Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses around the world for many years. He is a dynamic, precise and knowledgeable instructor.

He is the author of the books Sivananda Beginner’s Guide to Yoga and Yoga – Your Home Practice Companion.

Vibrant Satsangs and lectures

  • Power of collective sadhana
  • To be in in the world, not of the world
  • Fresh inspiration in Sadhana
  • International Yoga Day celebration
  • Songs of Swami Sivananda
  • Ideas to refresh one's teaching
  • The Dharma of a Yoga teacher
  • Theatre play on the life of Krishna
  • Swamiji's final instruction

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.

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satsang

Inspiring lectures

with Swami Durgananda, European Yoga Acharya            

• Wednesday, June 21: Yoga – hope for humanity

• Thursday, June 22: Sadhana to purify the mind

Swami Durgananda is Yoga Acharya for Europe and a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She directs the Sivananda Yoga Centres in Europe and teaches yoga philosophy at the Sivananda Teachers’ training courses around the world, sharing the inspiration of over 40 years of teaching experience.

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Exceptional
Bharatanatyam dance performance
and Veena concert

With Raghunath Manet

Raghunath Manet is a dancer, choreographer,
composer and singer. Originally from Pondicerry,
this ambassador from traditional arts represents
the practice of Bharata Natyam and the Veena.

Raghunath Manet

With certificate of participation
Language: English with simultaneous translation into French, Spanish and German

Donation for 6 nights all included:
tent space 120 €, shared room 220 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 220 €, double room 315 €

TTC Refresher 2017 Online Application

sivananda France

July 4 – 9, 2017

Further training for Yoga teachers

Accessible Yoga

With Jivana Heyman, California

Arrival Tuesday, July 4 around 3 pm. Departure Sunday, July 9 around 3 pm.

In this practical 5-day programme you will learn how to adapt a classical asana class to the needs of students with physical disabilities or chronic illness, the elderly, and people with injuries.

This can range from teaching slightly modified classes, to entire classes taught in a chair or in a bed. The course focuses on the practical application of yoga techniques and the psychological insight necessary for helping students with disabilities – no matter what their age – to better utilise yoga.

Topics :

  • How to empower people with disabilities by giving them a deeper understanding of the yoga teachings
  • Using additional tools such as a chair, a blanket, a strap and a cushion
  • How to create a positive group dynamic
  • Deepen your personal practice of asanas, pranayama and meditation

Daily schedule :

6 am: Satsang (meditation)

8 – 9.45 am: Accessible Yoga training

12 – 3 pm: Accessible Yoga training

4 – 5.45 pm: Sivananda Asana class

8 pm: Satsang (meditation)

Certificate
Students receive a certificate recognised by the Yoga Alliance that will enable yoga teachers and health professionals to teach yoga to students with disabilities.

Language: English with simultaneous translation into French

Jivana Heyman is Director of Teachers’ Training programmes at the Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco, California. After many years of personal training in the gurukula yoga tradition, Jivana focuses on teaching yoga for people with disabilities.

Rates for 5 nights all included:
tent space 610 €, shared room 665 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 665 €, double room 720 €
Jivana Heyman
sivananda France

August 9 – 12, 2017

Further training for Yoga teachers:

The Major Asana Cycles - Practice and correction workshops for yoga teachers

with Prema Arenas Bonansea

Arrival: Wednesday, August 9 around 3 pm.
Departure: Saturday, August 12 around 2 pm.

Topics

Swami Vishnudevananda taught more than 100 asanas:

  • Asana sequences: which variations belong to which basic pose?
  • Important muscle groups in the pose and counterpose
  • Holding the pose: deep concentration in the asana
  • Asanas and proprioception: listening to the body’s inner language
  • Developing one’s body, developing one’s personality

Recommended reading: The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda

The rest of the programme follows the yoga vacation daily schedule.

With certificate of participation

Language: English with simultaneous translation into French

Prema Arenas Bonansea is from Argentina and is an inspiring practitioner and teacher of yoga in Taiwan. She teaches with great precision and awareness of details. She also modelled for the illustrations in the Sivananda book Yoga Your Home Practice Companion.

Rates for 3 nights all included:
tent space 201 €, shared room 234 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 234 €, double room 267 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 267 €, double room with bathroom 321 €, single room 321 €, single room with bathroom 369 €
LoicSallet
sivananda France

September 13 – 15, 2017

Further training for Yoga teachers

Improve your teaching skills

Arrival: Wednesday, September 13 around 3 pm.
Departure: Friday, September 15 around 2 pm.
  • 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
  • How to guide a group of students for 1 year or more
  • Active hands on correction workshops
  • Combining the teaching of Asanas and Pranayama with Pratyahara, Dhyana and Japa
  • Recognising posture problems and limitations in a class

This programme includes challenging classes to stimulate your own practice.

The rest of the programme follows the yoga vacation daily schedule.

Recommended reading: "Yoga Your Home Practice Companion"

With Certificate of participation

Rates for 2 nights all included:
shared room 156 €, double room 178 €, double room with bathroom 214 €, single room 214 €, single room with bathroom 246 €
10 % discount if you take both courses “Improve your teaching skills” and “the art of correcting Asanas” together
ttc workshop
sivananda France

September 15 – 17, 2017

Further training for Yoga teachers:

The Art of Correcting Asanas: Inverted poses and balancing poses

Arrival: Friday, September 15 around 3 pm.
Departure: Sunday, September 17 around 2 pm.
  • Active hands on correction workshops
  • Corrections for the main inverted poses: headstand, headstand variations, shoulderstand, scorpion
  • How to do a headstand workshop
  • How to help students with balancing poses: crow, peacock, eagle, tip toe pose, Nataraj, ect…
  • How to prevent Yoga injuries
  • How to teach a class for students of different levels

The weekend includes challenging classes to stimulate your own practice.

The rest of the programme follows the yoga vacation daily schedule.

Recommended reading: "Yoga Your Home Practice Companion"

With Certificate of participation

Rates for 2 nights all included:
shared room 156 €, double room 178 €, double room with bathroom 214 €, single room 214 €, single room with bathroom 246 €
10 % discount if you take both courses “Improve your teaching skills” and “the art of correcting Asanas” together
ttc workshop
sivananda France

October 27 – November 1, 2017 (long All saints weekend)

Further training for Yoga teachers

How to teach Yoga to seniors

With Jaya Bharati Patricia Guedj

Arrival Friday, October 27 around 3 pm.
Departure Wednesday, November 1 around 2 pm.

Asana class models specifically for seniors are practised and explained.

Workshop topics

  • Warm-up exercises
  • Asana variations for people with limited flexibility
  • Special care for the back
  • The triangle of life and the eternal youth of the soul

With certificate of participation

Jaya Bharati Patricia Guedj is an experienced yoga teacher at the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Paris and a yoga therapist with special focus on the needs of elderly people.

Rates for 5 nights all included:
shared room 390 €, double room 445 €, double room with bathroom 535 €, single room 535 €, single room with bathroom 615 €
seniors
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