1. Chair Yoga Training Course

    Learn to offer a complete yoga class in a chair – ideal for seniors, those with limited mobility and office workers who need to refresh during the work day. Date: Weekend of September 8 – 10 Teacher: Anjaneya (Michael Hutkins) Cost: $350 non-members / $280 members Ageing can bring many...
  2. Yoga Asanas According to Ayurveda

    In this workshop, we will look at twelve basic postures according to the healing system of Ayurvedic medicine and how to perform yoga asanas taking into consideration Ayurvedic mind-body types. The workshop will explain: The effects of an individual yoga postures on doshas (biological humors). Common challenges that can occur...
  3. Introduction to Yoga and Ayurveda

    An introduction to the science of self-healing and Self-realization. This workshop helps to understand the commonalities between the two sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda. To identify the need to establish practices according to individual’s constitution and temperament. Date: Sat Aug 19 Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm Cost: $35 non-members /...
  4. Asana Symbol & Thematic Series – GROUNDED

    Explore the symbolism and sequencing of more advanced asanas and variations in this monthly series of workshops. Each month we focus on a different theme and incorporate the practice of asanas, theory and, at times creative exercises to better understand the deeper transformative aspects of yoga practice. The theme of...
  5. Japanese Home Cooking Workshop

    Do you love to eat Japanese food? Let’s learn how to cook basic Japanese food step by step. We will cook a variety of dishes and enjoy a wonderful feast at the end of the workshop. Date: Saturday August 5 Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm Cost: $55 non-members / $45...
  6. Special Satsang Talk: Health & Nutrition

    On Sunday July 16 special guest Sita Lakshmi will be at satsang and will talk about “Health and Nutrition”. Please join us! It will be a very informative talk covering topics such as: The main rules for a healthy vegetarian and vegan life style. Common mistakes, and how to avoid...
  7. Special Satsang Talk: Introduction to Vedic Astrology

    Please join us for satsang on July 9 during which we will have a special guest – Vedic Astrologist, Sri Ram. Rami will give a talk, “Introduction to Vedic Astrology”, where he will cover topics of planetary influence, karma from the perspective of astrology and how to read the Code...
  8. Yoga 4 – Advanced Yoga Course

    Explore more advanced variations of basic asanas, practice holding postures longer, and learn to perfect your postures. Each session allows the students to gain more strength and focus from the practice. In this course, breathing and relaxation are emphasized in order to experience deeper aspects of Hatha Yoga practice. This...
  9. Refreshing Vegetarian Summer Meals

    Beat the heat – and skip the meat – with the delicious summer meal ideas covered in this workshop. Date: Saturday June 24 Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm Cost: $55 non-members / $45 members  
  10. Yoga for the Eyes

    Learn yoga techniques for improving the functioning of the eyes. We will do practical exercises as well as relaxation that you can do at home in order to achieve optimum eye health. Date: Saturday June 17 Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm Cost: $35 non-members / $25 members
  11. Asana Symbol & Thematic Series – SPACE

    Explore the symbolism and sequencing of more advanced asanas and variations in this ongoing series of workshops. In each workshop we focus on a different theme and incorporate practice of asanas, theory and, at times creative exercises to better understand the deeper transformative aspects of yoga practice. In this workshop...
  12. Mudras

    Mudras are gestures which alter mood, attitude and perception, and which deepen awareness and concentration. They provide a means to access and influence the unconscious reflexes and instinctive habit patterns. Each mudra has a correspondingly different effect on the body, mind and energy. The aim is to create fixed, repetitive...
  13. Headstand Variations

    Learn different intermediate/advanced level variations of the ‘king of all asanas’ as well as other inverted postures. Date: Saturday August 12 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm Cost: $35 non-members / $25 members Prerequisite: Ability to do the headstand Online registration coming soon. In the meantime, please register in person at...
  14. Kriyas – Yogic Cleansing Techniques

    This workshop focuses on cleaning the internal organs through various techniques including jala and sutra neti (nasal cleansing) and kunjar kriya (water purification). These yogic practices help eliminate toxins and wastes, strengthen the respiratory and digestive systems and sharpen the mind. Date: Saturday July 8 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm...
  15. Yoga Anatomy

    Understand the anatomy related to yoga postures with focus on movement of the spine within different sets of asana. Emphasis on core strength development to improve your posture and organ functionality for a healthy life. Learn how asanas work to improve your posture. Date: Saturday July 15 Time: 1:30 –...
  16. Headstand Workshop

    Would you like some extra help with your headstand pose? Then this workshop is for you! We will review in detail how to come into and out of the pose systematically and safely via 8 steps. As well, learn tips to hold headstand longer and with more comfort. Date: Saturday...
  17. Monthly Sadhana Study Group

    A monthly study group to support your sadhana (spiritual practice). Meet with other fellow yogis, share, discuss and clarify your goals and practice. Guided by senior staff. Free and open to all. Date: Sunday June 18 Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm each Sunday Cost: Free If you missed previous dates,...

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre
Non-profit organization founded in 1962.

Registered Charity.


77 Harbord Street
Toronto ON M5S 1G4
Tel: (416) 966 9642
toronto@sivananda.org

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