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Tuesday, August 23, 2022  Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Further Training for Yoga Teachers: Sadhana week

23 August – 30 August

Arrival: 3pm, Tuesday 23 August Departure: 2pm, Tuesday 30 August

With :

Swami Kailasananda, Swamis and the teachers of the ashram


Rates for 7 night all included => tent space 497 €, shared room 567 €, double room 651 €, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 651 €, double room with bathroom 784 €, single room 784 €, single room with bathroom 903 €

Minimum stay: 7 nights

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Refresh your commitment to inner and outer peace

  • Discover the depths of the Sanskrit chants and prayers with Swami Kailasananda and the Swamis of the Ashram
  • The Major Asana Cycles with Prema Arenas Bonansea

Come and join us for this inspiring week! Expand your knowledge and teaching skills, experience the joy of sharing your time and Sadhana with like-minded people, connect with the Swamis and fellow Yoga teachers and take a deep breath of fresh forest air. Refresh your connection to the power of Sanskrit chanting and mantras and your mission as an Ambassador of peace!

Discover the depths of the Sanskrit chants and prayers of the Sivananda tradition

with Swami Kailasananda, Swami Bhagavatananda and Swami Nityananda

  • Ganga Arati – invoking the flow of pure consciousness
  • Shanti mantras – may peace be with ALL
  • Nirvanashatakam – a Vedantic hymn to reconnect to our Soul
  • Tantroktam Devi Suktam (Ya Devi) – a prayer to the Divine Mother manifesting as the whole world
  • Maha Mrtyunjaya Mantra (Om Tryambakam) – an invocation to Lord Siva for protection, wellbeing and liberation
  • Sivananda Arati – explore the deeper meaning why we wave the light
  • Swami Sivananda’s English Kirtans – spiritual teachings through chanting
  • Temple ceremonies with the Ashram priest: Homa (fire ceremony), Lamp puja with Sri Yantra (meditation mandala) and chanting of Lalita Sahasranama (the 1000 names of the Divine Mother)

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda.

Swami Bhagavatananda is the co-director of the ashram and a long time student of Swami Vishnudevananda.

Swami Nityananda is the director of the Sivananda Centre in Paris.

The Major Asana Cycles – Practice and correction workshops for yoga teachers

with Prema Arenas Bonansea

Swami Vishnudevananda taught more than 100 asanas. Topics:

  • Asana sequences: which variations belong to which basic pose?
  • Important muscle groups in the pose and counterpose
  • Holding the pose: deep concentration in the asana
  • Asanas and proprioception: listening to the body’s inner language
  • Developing one’s body, developing one’s personality

Recommended reading: The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda

Language: English with simultaneous translation into French

Prema Arenas Bonansea is from Argentina and is an inspiring practitioner and teacher of yoga in Taiwan. She teaches with great precision and awareness of details. She also modelled for the illustrations in the Sivananda book Yoga Your Home Practice Companion.

There will also be time for personal talks with the swamis and senior staff.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
26 Impasse du Bignon
45170 Neuville aux Bois, France
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