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Certificate Courses

Deepen your Knowledge and Practice

The certificate courses are suitable for all yoga practitioners and are ideal for yoga teachers and health professionals. These courses offer an opportunity for personal practice infused with concise topics, specific teachings, workshops and lectures. Through personal experience and learning, students form a foundation on which to build into their daily and professional lives.

  • Learn authentic yoga practices and how to incorporate these practices into daily life
  • Receive a certificate of participation including number of hours
  • Participate in the ashram’s daily schedule, including meditation, mantra chanting and asana and pranayama classes

Light of Hatha Yoga – Connect to the Source of Power Within

Sunday, 14 April – Friday, 19 April 2019
Taught by:
Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => shared room 405€, double room: 465€, double room with bathroom: 560€, single room: 560€, single room with bathroom: 640€

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Hatha Yoga is the union of the 2 energies of the bodies, Prana and Apana, resulting in a unified field of consciousness in which complete peace is experienced. Its goal is the actualisation of the human energy potential, which will bring about a complete rejuvenation and refinement of the body and mind. It includes the practice of asana, pranayama, bandha, mudras and mantras, and is based on the understanding that Prana, the life force, is the invisible principle which is the essence of everything in the universe, including our body and mind.
This course will enable you to understand and experience the depth of Hatha Yoga, and refresh your approach to your asana, pranayama and meditation practice.

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Swami Kailasananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Creating and maintaining healthy relationships through Yoga: techniques for improving our connections with partners, family members and co-workers

Friday, 3 May – Wednesday, 8 May 2019
Taught by:
Kaivalya Carmel Johnson
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => tent space 350 €, shared room 405 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 405 €, double room 465 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 465 €, double room with bathroom 560 €, single room 560 €, single room with bathroom 640 €

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We live in a world where our social, family and intimate relationships are more and more complex and difficult to balance. Yoga helps us live healthier, more harmonious and more fulfilling relationships with others and with ourselves.

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Creating and maintaining healthy relationships through Yoga | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

How Yoga Works – Anatomy & Biomechanics of the Asanas

Thursday, 30 May – Sunday, 2 June 2019
Taught by:
Padma Julia Descroizilles
Budget:
Rates for 3 nights all included => tent space 210 €, shared room 243€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 243 €, double room 279€, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 278 €, double room with bathroom 336€, single room 336€, single room with bathroom 384€

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Practicing yoga helps the body maintain its complex balance, which boosts the capacity for self-healing. Asanas promote health by taking the body through a broad range of movements; ensuring strength and length of muscles.
An understanding of the anatomy and biomechanics of some these movements is a useful tool for your own personal asana practice.

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Yoga and Anatomy | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Introduction to Healthy Cooking with Ayurveda

Friday, 7 June – Monday, 10 June 2019
Taught by:
Swamis and staff of the Ashram
Budget:
Rates for 6 nights all included => tent space 210 €, shared room 243 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 243 €, double room 279 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 279 €, double room with bathroom 336 €, single room 336 €, single room with bathroom 384 €

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Ayurvedic nutrition offers a delicious and healthy alternative to conventional food choices as it considers food to be both nourishment as well as medicine.

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Ayurveda

Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety and Trauma

Saturday 22 – Thursday, 27 June 2019
Taught by:
Molly Madhavi Birkholm
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => tent space 465 €, shared room 520 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 520 €, double room 580 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 580 €, double room with bathroom 675 €, single room 675 €, single room with bathroom 755 €

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The negative effects of anxiety and trauma are a major public health concern and a source of enormous suffering in the world. Cutting-edge clinical research confirms what yogis have known for thousands of years: Yoga practice can help to regulate your nervous system, integrate past traumas held in the body, and allow you to regain a peaceful sense of wholeness.

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Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety and Trauma | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Discovering the psycho-biological causes of diseases and how to deal with them

Thursday, 11 July – Monday, 15 July 2019
Taught by:
Philippe Bobola, physicist, biologist and anthropologist
Budget:
Rates for 4 nights all included => tent space: 372€, shared room: 416€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 416€, double room: 464€, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 464€, double room with bathroom: 540€, single room: 540€, single room with bathroom: 604€

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This theoretical and practical course offers a multi-disciplinary approach to health and provides tools to get to the source of diseases and trigger a healing process.

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Science and expansion of consciousness | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

How to achieve our goals in life?

Thursday, 18 July – Monday, 22 July 2019
Taught by:
Philippe Bobola, physicist, biologist and anthropologist
Budget:
Rates for 4 nights all included => tent space: 372€, shared room: 416€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 416€, double room: 464€, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 464€, double room with bathroom: 540€, single room: 540€, single room with bathroom: 604€

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Philippe Bobola will explain how unconscious beliefs block our potential and prevent us from achieving our goals in life. A fascinating experience of becoming aware how the mind works, with a practical application that can bring about a lasting and positive change in personality.

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How to achieve goals in life | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Yoga Psychology – The Ancient Path of Raja Yoga to Inner Peace

Monday 22 – Saturday, 27 July 2019
Taught by:
Kamala Patricia Angel
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => tent space: 350€, shared room: 405€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 405€, double room: 465, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 465€, double room with bathroom 560€, single room 560€, single room with bathroom 640€

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Bring mental and inner balance with the aid of authentic classical Yoga texts and principles. This course examines the nature of the conscious, subconscious and super conscious mind and provide ways to access their full potential.

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Yoga Psychology | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Asanas – The Foundations

Thursday, 8 August – Sunday, 11 August 2019
Taught by:
Prema Arenas Bonansea
Budget:
Rates for 4 nights all included => tent space 210 €, shared room 243 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 243 €, double room 279 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 279 €, double room with bathroom 336 €, single room 336 €, single room with bathroom 384 €

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Training of the main poses with principal variations and with detailed explanation. Best suited for regular asana practitioners as well as for yoga teachers. Practice and correction workshops.

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Asana Foundation | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Yoga and Stress Management

Tuesday 3 September – Sunday, 8 September 2019
Taught by:
Omkari Sylvie Guattari
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => tent space 350 €, shared room 405 €, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 405 €, double room 465 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 465 €, double room with bathroom 560 €, single room 560 €, single room with bathroom 640 €

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Yoga techniques and mental exercises (meditation) have become an integral part of Western culture and are finding increased acceptance in medicine, education, sports, management training and the arts. This certificate course offers in-depth personal practice with a view to integrating these experiences into your personal and professional life.

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Yoga and Stress Management | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

The Meditation Experience

Tuesday 17 September – Sunday, 22 September 2019
Taught by:
Swami Gopalananda
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => shared room: 405€, double room: 465€, double room with bathroom: 560€, single room: 560€, single room with bathroom: 640€

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The practice of meditation continues to gain recognition in areas as diverse as psychology, arts, sports training and healing. It provides means for maximising physical, emotional and mental efficiency and well-being.
This course will provide a thorough overview of the philosophy and practice of meditation as well as techniques for mental relaxation, visualisation, positive thinking and mantra chanting.

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The Meditation Experience | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

The Yogic Way of Cooking!

Friday 4 October – Monday 7 October 2019
Taught by:
Madalassa
Budget:
Rates for 3 nights all included => shared room 243 €, double room 279 €, double room with bathroom 336 €, single room 336 €, single room with bathroom 384 €

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“A pure and sattvic diet is an important aid for the refinement of human nature.” Swami Sivananda

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Yogic Way of Cooking | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Yoga and Stress Management

Tuesday 17 March – Sunday, 22 March 2020
Taught by:
Omkari Sylvie Guattari
Budget:
Rates for 5 nights all included => shared room 405 €, double room 465 €, double room with bathroom 560 €, single room 560 €, single room with bathroom 640 €

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Yoga techniques and mental exercises (meditation) have become an integral part of Western culture and are finding increased acceptance in medicine, education, sports, management training and the arts. This certificate course offers in-depth personal practice with a view to integrating these experiences into your personal and professional life.

READ MORE >

Yoga and Stress Management | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

  • "Wish good to all beings. This will enrich your life and make you happy and peaceful."

    - Swami Sivananda