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Further training for Sivananda teachers

June 22 – 28, 2015

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 Monday, June 22 around 3pm, Departure Sunday, June 28 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)
  • 5 Refreshing “How to Teach” Workshops (afternoon)
  • Vibrant Satsangs and lectures
    - Sadhana: individual question & answer with the Swamis
    - The mission of SYVC
    - The Sivananda Yoga teachers association project
    - How to run an affiliated Sivananda Centre
    - Finding balance in Sadhana and life
    - Memories of Swamiji
    - SYVC charitable projects
    - How to refresh your meditation practice
  • 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.


3 inspiring lectures

with Swami Durgananda, European Yoga Acharya             

  • The universal message of yoga
  • How to study vedanta
  • The vision of Swami Vishnudevananda for the world

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.


Peace concert and inspiring talks
with live music on the yoga scripture
“Bhaja Govinda”

with Honored Guest Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Radha Raman Temple, Vrindavan, North India

Sri Venugopal Goswami comes from a tradition dating back more than 500 years. His father initiated him into the teachings of the Bhakti scriptures in the Radha Raman Temple.

Sri Venugopal Goswami spent many years studying under the world-famous Indian vocalist Pandit Jasraj, a master interpreter of classical Hindustani music and the recipient of numerous international awards.


Donation for 6 nights all included:

Option 1: with a contribution of 90 minutes Karmayoga daily

tent space: 115 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 210 €, 

double room: 300 €-fully booked, shared room: 210 €-fully booked

Option 2: no Karmayoga
tent space: 150 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 270 €

double room: 380 €-fully booked , shared room: 270 €-fully booked

>> TTC Refresher online registration

sivananda France

August 7 – 11, 2015

Further training for Sivananda Teachers

Precision in the Asanas: Refine your teaching skills

With Prema Arenas Bonansea,
Sivananda yoga teacher from Argentina

Certificate for 52 training units

Arrival: Friday, August 7 around 3pm, Departure: Tuesday, August 11 around 2pm

Detailed practical classes:

  • Understand muscles and movement in the Asanas
  • Go into advanced variations step by step
  • Develop attention to the details for maximum benefit of the postures

Workshops on how to refine your teaching skills:

  • Understand and teach the mechanics of advanced Asanas
  • Guide students through preparatory exercises towards more challenging variations
  • How to correct and adjust advanced Asanas
  • Show students how to avoid injuries
  • The use of the Sivananda Yoga book “Yoga Your Home Practice Companion” for advanced classes:
  • How muscles work- the interaction of muscle contraction and relaxation
  • Apply the advanced training tables of the book in a class and show students how to use them at home

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

Donation for 4 nights all included:
tent space: 230 €, shared room: 280 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 280 €, double room: 330 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 330 €, single room: 390 €, single room with bathroom: 480 €




sivananda France

September 11 – 13, 2015  

Further training for Sivananda Teachers

Yoga and pregnancy

With Ursula Maeder (Padmavati)

Arrival: Friday around 3pm,  Departure: Sunday around 2pm

Workshop topics

  • How to teach asanas and pranayama to pregnant women
  • Exercise plan for expecting mothers month by month
  • Diet for mother and child

Teacher: Ursula Maeder (Padmavati) is a midwife, a mother and an experienced yoga teacher at the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Berlin.

Donation for 2 nights all included:  tent space: 115 €, shared room: 140 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 140 €, double room: 165 €,  furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 165 €, single room: 195 €, single room with bathroom: 240€


sivananda France

October 16 – 18, 2015

Further training for Sivananda Teachers

How to teach Yoga to Seniors

With Patricia Guedj (Jaya Bharati)

Arrival: Friday around 3pm, Departure: Sunday 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

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 2 nights all included:

shared room: 140 €, double room: 165 €, 

single room: 195 €, single room with bathroom: 240 €

sivananda France