1. Homemade Probiotics for Gut Health

    Natural fermentation is one of the oldest means of food preservation and current research is raving over the health benefits of eating fermented foods. Science has noted improvements in immunity, digestive health and even mood. This hands-on workshop will focus on vegetable krauts. Discover the boons associated with fermented vegetables...
  2. Indian Vegetarian Cooking Workshop

    Learn to cook delicious sattvic Indian vegetarian dishes. Discover the wonderful flavours, vibrant colours, nutritional value, delicious fragrances and tastes of Indian vegetarian food. Bring your appetite as this workshop ends with a delicious feast! Date: Saturday February 20 Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm Cost: $50 Non-members / $40 Members...
  3. Positive Thinking Workshop

    Our thoughts have a great impact on our lives. This workshop offers techniques for facing both inner and outer obstacles through understanding the transformative power of thought, thus improving the quality of life. Subject matter includes: how to deal with unwanted thoughts transforming negative emotions how to turn obstacles to...
  4. Hip Opening Workshop

    Warm up with Sun Salutation and learn postures to help you release tension from the hips. These variations will help increase your flexibility and prepare for the practice of more advanced yoga postures. Date: Saturday February 13 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm Cost: $30 Non-members / $24 Members  
  5. Headstand Workshop

    The headstand, or sirshasana, is known as the “King of Asanas” because of its many benefits, and is considered by many to be a panacea for countless human ills. This workshop is designed to guide you through how to come into and out of the headstand systematically and safely through...
  6. Discover Indian Spices

    You are what you eat and what you eat affects the state of your body and mind. During this workshop, Bhavani will focus on how to use Indian spices that are known for their positive health benefits. You will learn how to make simple and delicious foods to help bring...
  7. Stress Management with Yoga

    Daily practice of yoga can help increase your ability to deal with stresses of daily life. We will look into the origin of stress and how specific yoga practices induce relaxation response and increase your resiliency. Date: Sunday January 31 Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm Cost: $30 Non-members / $24...
  8. Chakra & Sequencing Workshop

    Explore the aspects of consciousness, elements and symbolism in the subtle anatomy of the chakra system, and also how the sequencing of asanas allows for the harmonious development of energies in the various chakras. Theory as well as focused practice of asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha and meditation. *** Sorry, this...
  9. Donations for Flood Relief Efforts in Chennai

    ***** Please note that our donation collection period ended December 25th. *****MANY THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CONTRIBUTED! During the last two months as a result of unprecedented torrential rains, large areas of the region of Tamil Nadu, in southern India, have been under water. Hundreds of people have been killed....
  10. Spiritual Diary Workshop

    Swami Sivananda recommends keeping a diary in order to clarify our goals and record the practice. It is an essential tool for one who is serious about yoga and meditation practice. We will learn how to design a diary and follow our spiritual journey. Date: Saturday January 9 Time: 1:30...
  11. Kids’ Cooking Workshop: Sat Dec 5

    Kids can also cook! We will make a simple vegetarian meal that kids can prepare by themselves and serve at home. Sweets included! Appropriate for children 7-10 years old. Date: Saturday December 5, 2015 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm Cost: $25 Teacher: Saraswati  
  12. Mala Making Workshop: Sat Dec 5

    Learn to make, use, and care for your own set of prayer beads. Each participant will receive materials to make one 108-bead loose-strung japa mala with a tassel. In-class instruction and a take-home information sheet will be provided. Date: Saturday December 5, 2015 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm Cost: $30...
  13. Holiday Sale – Save 10% from Dec 1st to 20th!

    From December 1st to 20th, 2015, save 10% off the purchase of: yoga class passes workshops and courses boutique items Applies to in-person purchases only — Be sure to drop by the Centre to take advantage of the savings. This is a great time to give the gift of yoga...
  14. Teachers – Kids’ Yoga Teacher Training: Nov 27 – 29

    This course gives yoga teachers guidelines for teaching yoga to children and teens, as well as practical tools they can use to adapt yoga practices to their needs. The course is based on the teachings of Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Organization and Swami Vishnu-devananda’s 5 Basic Points of Yoga. Open to...
  15. Ayurvedic Nutrition & Cooking for Self-Healing: Sat Nov 21

    Learn how to plan well-balanced, nutritious meals that include all necessary elements with authentic tridoshic Ayurvedic recipes. Ayurveda, the ancient science of life and longevity, teaches us that food plays an important role in a healthy life and makes a vital contribution to continued good health. Date: Saturday November 21,...
  16. Yoga 4 Advanced Course: Nov 23 – Dec 16

    Explore more advanced asanas, practice holding postures longer, and learn to perfect your postures. Each session helps you gain more strength and focus from the practice. In this course, breathing and relaxation are also emphasized in order to experience deeper aspects of Hatha Yoga practice. This course is suitable for...
  17. Teachers – Asana Corrections in Depth: Nov 23-27

    Often, new yoga teachers struggle with how to correct students. In this course you will gain confidence in assisting and correcting students in their asana practice gently, effectively, and with integrity. We will also cover the various reasons for correcting students, how to determine if a correction is required and...
  18. Healing Power of Hatha Yoga: Sat Nov 28

    This workshop will help us understand how systematic practice of yoga gently deals with deeply rooted impressions within the mind. We will focus on the role of yoga postures and relaxation and how can we use them to heal ourselves or help our loved ones. *** Sorry, this workshop has...
  19. Mala Making Workshop: Sat Dec 5

    Learn to make, use, and care for your own set of prayer beads. Each participant will receive materials to make one 108-bead loose-strung japa mala with a tassel. In-class instruction and a take-home information sheet will be provided. Date: Saturday December 5, 2015 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm Cost: $30...
  20. Kids’ Cooking Workshop: Sat Dec 5

    Kids can also cook! We will make a simple vegetarian meal that kids can prepare by themselves and serve at home. Sweets included! Appropriate for children 7-10 years old. Date: Saturday December 5, 2015 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm Cost: $25 Teacher: Saraswati  

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