• Sivananda Yoga

    Life Immersion Training

Yoga Life Immersion Training

Live the Yogic Life in Community

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This is a new six-month guided residential programme of study, practice and service. Immerse yourself in a yogic lifestyle, expand your knowledge, develop your teaching skills and discover your hidden talents while living in the inspiring and protected atmosphere of a spiritual community. Yoga LIT is the first step to developing a Yoga University at the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda for the long term study of yogic and vedic sciences in the Gurukula tradition (the ancient yogic system of learning).

  • Deepen your Yoga experience after having taken courses such as TTC, ATTC and Sadhana Intensive
  • Accumulate credentials as a Yoga Teacher
  • Live in the energy of Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu devananda, have daily Satsangs and share the warm connection and support of a spiritual community
  • Assist and teach Asana classes and receive feedback from experienced Sivananda teachers
  • Improve, reinforce and create positive lifestyle habits such as a yogic diet, regularity of practice and developing positive thought patterns
  • Advance in your personal practice through group Sadhana and individual training
  • Study yogic scriptures and explore Yoga philosophy under the guidance of a senior Swami
  • Serve through Karma Yoga while at the same time have enough time for deep personal practice and study

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Objectives  Immersion in Yogic Life.
A residential programme to immerse yourself in a yogic lifestyle, to deepen your knowledge of the four classical paths of yoga, to develop your teaching skills and to go further in your self-knowledge, while living in the inspiring and protective atmosphere of the ashram and under the guidance of an experienced Swami.

Duration  Six months, 1700 hours of training.
Prerequisite  Graduation from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course.
Interview with the Yoga LIT programme manager after review of the online application.
Health insurance valid in France.

Registration deadline  Registrations at any time according to availability.
Technical resources  Residential training, in total immersion.
Four practice rooms, one study room, one library, one refectory, two outdoor platforms.
Equipment available for the theory classes: flipchart, video projector, individual mats for sitting on the floor in a cross-legged position, individual folding coffee tables adapted to note-taking for sitting on the floor, chairs, translation equipment.

Accessibility  For any accommodation needs related to a disability, we invite you to contact us directly in order to study together the possibilities of following the training.
Evaluation  Essay of about ten pages
Tarif  5150 € (including meals and accommodation in shared room).
8950 € (including meals and accommodation in single room with bathroom).
Study books not included.

Contact  Email : yogalit@sivananda.net or tel : 33 (0) 2 38 91 88 82
Online registration form : www.sivanandaorleans.org.

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Yoga LIT Programme

Last updated : 5 January 2024

  • "Your destiny is in your hands. That is why you are here, to learn self-discipline, to gain the greatest knowledge: mind alone is the cause of your bondage, and mind alone can become the cause of your liberation."

    - Swami Vishnudevananda


Yoga LIT Programme

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