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Further training for Sivananda teachers

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August 5 – 10, 2016

Further training for Sivananda Teachers:
The Major Asana Cycles - Practice and correction workshops for yoga teachers

with Prema Arenas Bonansea

Arrival: Friday, August 5 around 3 pm.
Departure: Wednesday, August 10 around 2 pm

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

With certificate of participation

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.

Donation for 5 nights all included
tent space 297 €, shared room 330 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 330 €, double room 402 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 402 €, single room 412 €, single room with bathroom 577 €

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September 30 – October 2, 2016

Further training for Sivananda Teachers:
The Art of Correcting Asanas for Yoga teachers

With Ananta

Arrival: Friday, September 30 around 3pm.

Departure: Sunday, October 2 around 2pm


  • Corrections for the 12 basic postures
  • Corrections for the most important variations : scorpion, bridge, wheel and some forward bend variations
  • Corrections for different levels of students : beginners and advanced, flexible and non-flexible
  • 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
  • Active hands on correction workshops
  • Teaching the steps of Raja Yoga during a class : Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dhayana and Japa
  • Recognising posture problems and limitations in a class

With certificate of participation

Ananta is a long-term disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and an experienced Yoga teacher. He teaches anatomy and physiology in the teachers training courses and advanced teachers training courses

Donation for 2 nights all included
shared room: 144 €, double room: 170 €, single room: 200 €, single room with bathroom: 247 €

sivananda France

October 28 – November 1, 2016
Long All Saints weekend

Further training for Sivananda Teachers

How to teach Yoga to Seniors

With Patricia Jaya Bharati Guedj

Arrival Friday, October 28 around 3pm, Departure Tuesday, November 1 around 2pm

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 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.

Donation for 4 nights all included
shared room 288 €, double room 340 €, single room 402 €, single room with bathroom 494 €

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