Yoga, Mind and Brain

With Swami Ramapriyananda

 

How asanas and pranayama influence the mind via the nervous system.

 

Practice

  • Tension and relaxation: gradual development of the ability to react in the asanas
  • Exercises in self-observation and self-knowledge

 

Lectures

  • How asanas and pranayama change the functioning of the brain
  • What happens in the brain when you experience joy or pain
  • How to cultivate the brain through mental training

 

Swami Ramapriyananda

Swami Ramapriyananda

Short biography

Swami Ramapriyananda is a disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and the director of the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House. She is a very experienced teacher.

Daily rates

Daily rates for yoga

Yoga: €49

 

Accommodation and meals:

Room 
Dormitory: €37
Shared room: €43
Double room: €58
Single room: €70

 

Minimum stay: 2 nights
Triple rooms on request for 3 people staying for the same dates.
All rates include VAT and are subject to a €1.80 visitor's tax per person per night.

 

Online registration and online payment for yoga
The registration is valid upon full payment of the yoga costs.

 

Prices valid from 8 January 2017 until 22 December 2017, and from 8 January 2018 until 31 December 2018

 

Hotel closing times:
5 November / 2pm – 15 December 2017 / 2pm
3 April / 2pm – 4 May 2018 / 2pm
2 December / 2pm – 14 December 2018 / 2pm

Daily schedule

  • 6 am: Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture (90 min)
  • 8 am: Asanas and Pranayama (90 min)
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • 11 am: Karma Yoga (selfless service)
  • Noon: Workshop, lecture or free time
  • 4 pm: Asanas and Pranayama (90 min)
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 7:30 pm: Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture (90 min)

 

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

 

Room and board

Room and board are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.
All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony. more

What you will need for your asana class

You will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat for the yoga poses. You might like to use a pillow for the pranayama exercises. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

 

Pillows, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.