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Further training for yoga teachers: Yoga and anatomy

Sunday, September 8  Friday, September 13

Further training for yoga teachers: Yoga and anatomy

Immersion at the heart of the body’s structure

8 September – 13 September 2024

Arrival: 3pm, Sunday 8 September
Departure: 2pm, Friday 13 September


Saraswati Chaitanya


Rates for five nights all included => tent space €405, camper van €430, shared room (three to six beds) €465, double room €535, double room with bathroom €645, single room €645, single room with bathroom €740

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Yoga and anatomy | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

This course will explore the anatomical structures and the bio-mechanical implications involved in the practice of yoga asanas. It will alternate practice and theory on the anatomical foundations of yoga.
The course is open to all the graduates of the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course who wish to develop their knowledge of anatomy. It will provide a solid foundation to your teaching and your practice.

Topics covered:

  • Maintaining healthy knees
  • Understanding and maintaining healthy fascias
  • How to stretch and mobilise the psoas
  • Mobility and release of the pelvic and scapular girdles through asana and pranayama
  • Discovering our sixth sense: proprioception
  • Nurturing mindfulness for the physical body through the practice of asanas

With certificate of participation.

Daily schedule:

  • 6am: Satsang (group meditation, kirtan and mantra chanting, short lecture)
  • 8am: Yoga class
  • 10am: Brunch (lacto vegetarian / sattvic diet)
  • 10:45am: One-hour karma yoga (selfless service)
  • Between 12pm and 3pm: Lecture or workshop (1h30 to 2h)
  • 4pm: Yoga class or workshop
  • 6pm: Dinner (lacto vegetarian / sattvic diet)
  • 6:45pm: One-hour karma yoga (if not done in the morning)
  • 8pm: Satsang (group meditation, kirtan and mantra chanting, short lecture)

This daily schedule can be subject to changes to accommodate the specificities of the week.

If you would like to join the yoga vacation programme, please click here.

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Saraswati Chaitanya

Saraswati is an experienced yoga teacher who teaches with rigour and precision. She has a very good knowledge of the postures, which she explains clearly. She is well versed in anatomy, which she teaches regularly at the Sivananda Centre in Paris.


Sunday, September 8
Friday, September 13
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Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
26 Impasse du Bignon
45170 Neuville aux Bois, France
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Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
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