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    Certificate Courses

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

Yoga And Stress Management

Tuesday, 10 April – Sunday, 15 April, 2018
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.

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Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety and Trauma

Friday, 27 April – Wednesday, 2 May, 2018
(Ascension weekend)
Taught by:
Kaivalya Carmel Johnson
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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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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Positive Thinking – living life with joy

Friday, 4 May – Tuesday, 8 May, 2018
Taught by:
Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya
Budget:
Rates for 4 nights all included => tent space: 280€, shared room: 324€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds: 324€, double room: 372€, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed: 372€, double room with bathroom: 448€, single room: 448€, single room with bathroom: 512€
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“Thought is the greatest force on earth. Thought is the most powerful weapon in the armour of a Yogi. Constructive thought transforms, renews and builds”. Swami Sivananda

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Positive Thinking | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Posture, Flexibility and Anatomy – How Yoga Works

Friday, 18 May – Monday, 21 May, 2017
(long Pentecost weekend)
Taught by:
Padma Julia Descroizilles
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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Practicing yoga helps the body to maintain its complex balance, which boosts the capacity for self-healing. Asanas promote health by increasing the range of motion in the joints, keeping the body mobile. Asanas focus on strengthening and stretching the key muscles. This will help to gradually improve faulty alignment, particularly in the lower and upper back.

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

Ayurveda – The Essential Guide to Healthy Living and Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking

Monday, 21 May – Sunday, 27 May, 2018
Taught by:
The Swamis and teachers of the Ashram
Budget:
Rates for 6 nights all included => tent space 420€, shared room 486€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 486€, double room 558€, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 558€, double room with bathroom 672€, single room 672€, single room with bathroom 768€

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This course provides an introduction to the Ayurvedic principles of health care and a balanced lifestyle. 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 Psychology – The Ancient Path of Raja Yoga to Inner Peace

Saturday, 14 July – Thursday, 19 July, 2018
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

The Foundation of Yoga

Tuesday 7 August – Saturday 11 August, 2018
Taught by:
Prema Arenas Bonansea
Budget:
Rates for 4 nights all included => tent space: 280€, shared room: 324€, tent equipped with 2 beds: 324€, double room: 372€, equipped tent 1 bed: 372€, double room with bathroom: 448€, single room: 448€, single room with bathroom: 512€

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Open to students with regular practice and especially suited for yoga teachers.

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The Major Asana Cycles | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

The Yogic Way of Cooking!

Tuesday, 11 September – Sunday, 16 September, 2018
Taught by:
The Swamis and teachers of the Ashram
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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“A pure and sattvic diet is an important aid for the refinement of human nature.” Swami Sivananda

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The Meditation Experience

Friday, 19 October – Wednesday, 24 October, 2018
Taught by:
The Swamis and teachers of the Ashram
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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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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  • "Wish good to all beings. This will enrich your life and make you happy and peaceful."

    - Swami Sivananda