Further Education Course: Meditation Know How

Further Education Course: Meditation Know How

Sat., 8 July 2023 – Tue., 11 July 2023

In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Scientific studies have shown: Meditation is relaxing, improves cell metabolism, and the immune system as well as heart and circulatory system are strengthened. Meditation improves self-awareness, memory and empathy.

All topics are related to the classroom situation and suggestions are given for classroom application.


The power of concentration:

  • Meditation in practice
  • The yogic way of life
  • Concentration
  • The art of positive thinking
  • Mantras, words of power
  • The transformative power of meditation
  • Religious and Vedantic Meditation
  • The art of right living
  • Problems in meditation
  • When meditation becomes deeper
  • Expanded Consciousness
  • Meditation in Research


Meditations in practice

  • Paying attention to body sensations: Two daily yoga sessions develop a balanced meditation posture and concentration.
  • Breathing meditation: Pranayama techniques refine breathing and support mental one-pointedness
  • Mental relaxation through exercises in mindfulness
  • Concentration on positive values gradually replaces negative sensations and moods.
  • Concentration exercises on light, colours and shapes
  • Sound meditations: Mantra chanting and mental mantra repetition have a balancing effect on the mind.
  • Movement meditation during common walks including periods of silence
  • Meditation@Home: individual advice as well as book recommendations for personal meditation techniques.
  • Certificate of attendance for 34 teaching units of 45 minutes each


Book recommendation:

Meditation, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre




Further education costs:€210
Special rate for students & the unemployed:

Only for dormitory. Student ID or unemployment card is required for verification. Limited number of spaces.

In the smoke-free eco-hotel
3 nights
Single room:€243
Double room:€198
Shared room:€144
Dormitory (for ladies only):€126

The registration is valid upon payment of 30% of the total costs.
All rates include VAT and are subject to a 1.80 € visitor’s tax per person per night.


Daily schedule

Arrival day,

Saturday, 8 July(arrival between 2 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4 – 5:45 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting and course meeting


Sunday and Monday, 9 & 10 July

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 12 – 2:15 pm Course lecture
  • 4 – 5:45 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk


Departure day, Tuesday, 11 July

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 11:30 am – 1 pm Course lecture/workshop and leave-taking
  • Departure from 1:30 pm or continue your yoga vacation


Individual programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation and meals 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.

What you will need for your stay

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous.

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

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

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight) and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.

Application for further training for yoga teachers and further education in Reith, Tyrol, Austria
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Next steps

Once you have submitted this form, you will receive a confirmation from the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House.