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The ashram de Yoga Sivananda
At the ashram de yoga Sivananda, we are fully committed to leading a yogic lifestyle (blending the practice of postures, meditation, mantra chanting and service). This haven of peace just one hour from Paris welcomes people seeking a healthy and balanced life style and who want to develop a spiritual and positive vision of life based on the teachings of Swami Sivananda. Its natural setting is very conducive to contemplation and rejuvenation: vast open spaces, old forests with century old trees populated with countless species of birds, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets.
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TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL COURSES
The Centre International Sivananda de Yoga Vedanta is certified QUALIOPI.
This certification, a guarantee of the quality of our training activities, gives access to financing from funding bodies. Contact us for more information.
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“Health is wealth, peace of mind is happiness,Yoga shows the way.” – Swami Vishnudevananda
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A Path of Inner Peace
Reconnect with healthy, balanced living and develop a spiritual and positive vision of life. Come for the day or spend a couple weeks with us. Our volunteer staff is always happy to welcome and share their enthusiasm with you.
Receive a powerful, personal experience and learn to transmit the knowledge of Yoga to others. An internationally recognized certification accepted by the worldwide Yoga Alliance is awarded upon successful completion.
Our certificate courses are suitable for all yoga practitioners and ideal for yoga teachers and health professionals, offering an opportunity for personal practice infused with concise topics, specific teachings, workshops and lectures.
New to Yoga
Discover yoga as taught in the Sivananda Yoga Ashram. The Sivananda Yoga Centres and Ashrams have been spreading the teaching and practice of yoga for over 60 years.
We offer a number of short stays where you can start your yoga practice in an integral way. Practice at the ashram includes yoga postures, breathing exercises, the experience of a proper diet, meditation, techniques to develop positive thinking.
If you cannot join us for a short yoga stay yet, you can join our online activities. We have online yoga classes. We also host online meditation sessions in the form of satsangs. Satsangs are 90 minutes session divided into three parts : silent meditation, chanting of mantras, and short conference on yoga philosophy.
The Five Points of Yoga
After closely observing the lifestyles and needs of people in the West, Swami Vishnudevananda, the founder of Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres, noted that the ancient wisdom of Yoga can be synthesized into five basic principles, which can easily be incorporated into our own lifestyles to provide the foundation for healthy living. It is around these five principles that the activities at the Ashram De Yoga Sivananda are based.
Enhances the flexibility of the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments and stimulates circulation. Flexibility and strength of the spine keep the body youthful.
Connects the body to its battery, the solar plexus, which is an storehouse of energy. Stress and depression can be overcome by breathing more deeply with increased awareness.
Relieves the body of existing stress symptoms (including muscle tension and breathlessness) and also helps develop resistance against external stress factors. Once body and mind are freed from constant overload they are at ease and perform more efficiently.
Promotes health and has a positive effect on body and mind. It is natural, simple to prepare, easy to digest and absorb. It is based on proper food choices and causes the least harm to other living beings and the environment.
Eliminates negative thought patterns and provides an experience of inner peace by controlling the mind through meditation. This is the key to peace of mind.
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