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Christmas and new year yoga retreat

Sunday, December 22, 2024  Wednesday, January 1, 2025

Christmas and New Year Yoga Retreat

22 December 2024 – 1 January 2025

Arrival: day of arrival around 3pm
Departure: day of departure around 2pm

With:

Swami Durgananda, Swami Sivadasananda and Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharyas, and the Swamis and teachers of the ashram

With:

Guest of honour: Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

Budget:

Rates per night all included => camper van €69, shared room (three to six beds) €76, double room €90, double room with bathroom €112, single room €112, single room with bathroom €131

Minimum stay: four nights

10% discount for stays of seven nights or more

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Christmas and new year yoga retreat | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Join us for a joyous Christmas and New Year celebration at the ashram. Start the year with joy and determination to progress in life.

  • Yoga classes for relaxation and rejuvenation with experienced teachers
  • Inspirational talks with the ashram Swamis
  • Feel part of the international Sivananda spiritual family
  • Mantra chanting to uplift, energise and soothe the mind
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • Start the year on a positive note by singing and praying for world peace
  • Nature walks
  • Pujas: powerful ceremonies to lift the mind and open the heart

Bhagavata Saptaha

Guest of honour: Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

Monday, 23 December – Sunday, 29 December

A seven-evening programme

With live music: harmonium, singing, bamboo flute, and tablas

Readings and lectures based on the Srimad Bhagavatam, the traditional yoga scripture on the quest for the meaning of life. Stories, poetry, music and philosophy uplift the heart and mind.

Sri Venugopal Goswami is a spiritual teacher in a tradition that has nurtured the flame of bhakti yoga since the 16th century. He received his musical training from the great Indian singer Pandit Jasraj. The shared teachings, the recitation of mantras, the subtle tones of the ragas and the inspiring bhajans are a deep source of ancient yogic wisdom.

Taught in English, with simultaneous French translation.

Under the spiritual guidance of Swami Durgananda, Yoga Acharya of the European Sivananda centres

Swami Durgananda is Swami Vishnudevananda’s most senior diciple, and has been sharing the teachings of yoga for over 50 years. She has contributed tirelessly to Swami Vishnudevananda’s mission to create the European Sivananda centres, which have become oases of peace vibrant with spiritual energy. She has trained a whole generation of inspired swamis and teachers.

Swami Sivadasananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Yoga classes, lectures and satsangs with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya

Swami Sivadasananda, senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda, has taught workshops and Teachers’ Training Courses around the world for the past 40 years. He is a dynamic, precise and very knowledgeable instructor. He is the author of the books “Sivananda Beginner’s Guide to Yoga” and “Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion“. He has been teaching the very popular online classes “Fire of Yoga” for the past four years.

Swami Kailasananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Lectures and satsangs with Swami Kailasananda, Yoga Acharya

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya of the ashram and centres of France and England. Long time disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, she has been teaching in Teachers’ Training Courses and the Sadhana Intensive for many years. She teaches with clarity, enthusiasm and generosity. She is the author of “The Sivananda Book of Meditation”.

Swami Bhagavatananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Lectures and satsangs with Swami Bhagavatananda

Swami Bhagavatananda is a long time disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and the co-director of the ashram in France. She regularly teaches in Teachers’ Training Courses in France, India and Eastern Europe. She is very knowledgeable in the fields of vegetarianism and ayurvedic nutrition.

Programme

  • Yoga classes for relaxation and rejuvenation with experienced teachers
  • Inspirational talks with the ashram Swamis
  • Feel part of the international Sivananda spiritual family
  • Mantra chanting to uplift, energise and soothe the mind
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • Start the year on a positive note by singing and praying for world peace
  • Nature walks
  • Pujas: powerful ceremonies to lift the mind and open the heart

For more information, call +33 (0)2 38 91 88 82, Monday to Friday between 11am and 4pm.

If you would like to choose different dates for your stay, please click here.

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Details

Start:
Sunday, December 22
End:
Wednesday, January 1, 2025
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Venue

Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
26 Impasse du Bignon
45170 Neuville aux Bois, France
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Organizer

Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
Phone:
+ 33 (0) 2 38 91 88 82
Email:
orleans@sivananda.net
Website:
sivanandaorleans.org