Toronto Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre

Come experience the peace and joy of authentic, traditional, hatha yoga and teachings in our friendly community. Located in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood (near Spadina & Bloor), we welcome you to join us for yoga classes, workshops, free group meditation and kirtan and more. Om Shanti.


How Much is EnoughHow Much is Enough?
Sunday October 23, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, with Janaki

In this workshop we will consider how to read the subtle sensations of the body during asana practice; signs that help us to determine a healthy level of effort and intensity in the practice. We will also look at working through injury, hyper-mobility and pain.

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Introduction to Meditation CourseIntroduction to Meditation Course
Five Fridays, October 28 – November 25, 6:45 – 8:00 pm

Begin, expand or deepen your knowledge and practice of meditation. Topics in the course include: purpose of meditation; nature of the mind; meditation using a mantra (sound energy, vibration); obstacles to meditation and how to establish a practice.

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Beginner Yoga CoursesBeginner Yoga Courses
Many dates and times to choose from

Learn the basics of yoga from scratch systematically and safely in a small, friendly and relaxed setting with one of our Yoga Courses for Beginners. Or, take a course to renew your practice after some time away or to strengthen the foundation of your existing practice.

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Indian Vegetarian CookingIndian Vegetarian Cooking with Vijay
Saturday November 5, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Come spend a fun afternoon in our kitchen learning about all the wonderful flavours, colours, nutritional value and fragrances of Indian vegetarian food. Together we’ll prepare a meal of several authentic dishes and conclude with a delicious feast.

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Kids & Teens Yoga Teacher Training CourseKids & Teens Yoga Teacher Training Course
Weekend of November 4 – 6, with Saraswati

Learn age-approrpriate teaching techniques according to the developmental and socio-emotional needs of children and teens – including adapted asanas, breathing exercises, relaxation and visualizations and yoga-based games.

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Corrections for Yoga TeachersAsana Lab: Corrections for Yoga Teachers
Each evening, week of November 14 – 18, with Prahlada

Develop your confidence to offer more effective corrections, assist students having difficulty, and modify the practice where necessary. We’ll also explore when to correct, and when it may be better to leave a student alone.

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Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way.
~ Swami Vishnudevananda

Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize.
~ Swami Sivananda

Lineage & Teachings

Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu-Devananda

We are part of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres, a non-profit organization with a mission to share the teachings of Yoga and Vedanta as a means of achieving physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Learn More

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Toronto Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre - 2016 Brochure

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

Registered Charity.

77 Harbord Street
Toronto ON M5S 1G4
Tel: (416) 966 9642


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