A comprehensive 9-day intensive course on teaching yoga to cardiac and cancer patients. Recommended for yoga teachers, health professionals with a yoga practice background.
Daily 5–6 hours of theory and practice, leading to an integral experience that will enhance one's teaching skills and one's own practice.
Nischala Joy Devi is a masterful and compassionate teacher renowned internationally. Her experience is based on western medical training and many years of practice in the classical Gurukula system (ashram training).
She became well known with her pioneering work in the yoga portion of Dr Dean Ornish's Programme for Reversing Heart Disease.
Nischala Joy Devi is the author of the books The Healing Path of Yoga and The Secret Power of Yoga.
Bhaskara Alan Deva is co-founder of the Abundant Wellbeing Temple. He is an instructor of yoga and Vastu Shastra/Feng Shui. He served as a yoga instructor at Dr Dean Ornish's Programme for Reversing Heart Disease.
6:00 am Meditation, mantra chanting, yoga reading
08:00 am Yoga and heart therapy – teaching
10:00 am Vegetarian brunch
12:00 pm Yoga and heart therapy – teaching
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Yoga exercises, breathing and relaxation
6:00 pm Vegetarian dinner
7:30 pm Group meditation, individually guided practice or medical background information
The daily schedule may change occasionally.
Room & board in ecological health and no-smoking hotel serving wholesome organic Yogic-vegetarian food.
The rooms are equipped with wood furniture, holistic mattresses, wooden floors, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.
Please book through the Sivananda Retreat House.
Should the hotel be fully booked accommodation will be in the Sivananda Guesthouse, just 5 minutes walking distance from the Retreat House. The Sivananda Guesthouse offers a contemplative atmosphere, garden, sun deck and meditation room. Shared shower and toilet facilities are located on each floor. According to the booking conditions meals will be served either at the eco-hotel Pointner or at Sivananda Guesthouse.
Limited availability. Please bring your student ID or unemployment card for verfication.
All rates include VAT.
Rates are subject to a 1.80 € visitor's tax per person per night.