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Christmas and New Year Retreat

Friday, December 22, 2017  Monday, January 1, 2018

and New Year Retreat

Friday, December 22 – Monday, January 1, 2018

Taught by:

Swami Durgananda Yoga Acharya, Swami Kailasananda Yoga Acharya, Ashram teachers, and guest of honor Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India


Rates per night all included => shared room: 63€, double room: 74€, double room with bathroom: 92€, single room: 92€, single room with bathroom: 108€

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Join us for a joyful Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebration at the Ashram! Start the year with the right spirit and a new determination to move your life in a positive direction.

  • Relaxing and rejuvenating yoga classes
  • Feel part of the International Sivananda spiritual family
  • Joyful chanting of mantras to uplift the mind
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • Start the year on a positive note by chanting mantras for world peace
  • Guided nature walks
  • 30 minutes Asana Workshops for in-depth practice
  • Take a deep breath – join the early morning guided Pranayama

Note: You can arrive at any date during this retreat and stay as long as you want (depending on room availability).

The Music of the Soul – a 6-day Programme to Touch the Essence of Life

With Guest of Honor Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

With live music: harmonium, voice, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.

Discourse from classical yoga scriptures. The storytelling, poetry, music and philosophy uplift the heart and the mind.

Sri Venugopal Goswami is a spiritual teacher in a tradition which has nurtured the flame of Bhakti Yoga since the 16th century. He received his musical training from the great Indian vocalist master Pandit Jasraj. The spoken word, the mantra recitations, the subtle tones of the Ragas and the uplifting Bhajans are a deep source of ancient yogic wisdom.

Talks with Swami Kailasananda –
Viveka Chudamani: Freeing Oneself from Limitations

A three-day study of the inspiring work of the great Vedantic Master, Shankaracharya.

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. She is a long-time disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and teaches in Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training (TTC), Advanced Teachers’ Training (ATTC) and Sadhana Intensive courses with much clarity, generosity and deep insight. She is author of the book, The Sivananda Book of Meditation.

Talks with Swami Durgananda

Swami Durgananda, European Yoga Acharya, will be with us for the Christmas and New Year Retreat and share her rich experience and wisdom.

Swami Durgananda is a senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda and director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres in Europe. Her practical and intuitive style of teaching is the result of intense practice and over 40 years of teaching experience. She is the author of the books, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  and The Inner Path.

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Friday, December 22, 2017
Monday, January 1, 2018


Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
26 Impasse du Bignon
45170 Neuville aux Bois, France
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Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
+ 33 (0) 2 38 91 88 82