Introduction to the Yoga Teachers’ Training Course
Fri., 21 February 2020 – Sun., 23 February 2020
4:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course was established in 1969 and was the first yoga teacher training programme in the West.
Living Yoga or “learning by doing” is the spirit of this course.
This introductory programme enables a direct experience of the daily training schedule.
- The 12 basic postures – asanas for all planes of movement
- Balance of posture, breathing and relaxation
- Asana variations for a better sitting pose
- Introduction to pranayama
- Sequence of a Sivananda yoga class
- Introduction to meditation and mantra chanting
- Philosophical aspects of the teacher training course
Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion, Sivananda Yoga Centres
Many photos; asana practice programmes for beginner, intermediate and advanced users; relaxation and meditation; over 40 vegetarian recipes.
The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga, Swami Vishnudevananda
Bhagavad Gita, with commentary by Swami Sivananda
|ACCOMMODATION & MEALS|
In a smoke-free eco-hotel
|Dormitory (for ladies only), from 15 May 2020:||€40|
|Dormitory (for ladies only), until 16 April 2020:||€39|
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.
|6:00 – 7:30 am||Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk|
Occasionally the morning meditation takes place in the form of a silent walk
|8:00 – 9:30 am||Asanas and pranayama, sometimes a short talk on the health aspects of yoga follows the class|
|10:00 am||Vegetarian brunch|
|From 11 am||Time for an invigorating sauna visit, a relaxing massage, occasionally a walk or an excursion|
|2:00 – 3:00 pm||Lecture or workshop (sometimes a short lecture following the morning asana class)|
|4:00 – 5:30 pm||Asanas and pranayama|
|6:00 pm||Vegetarian dinner|
|8:00 – 9:30 pm||Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk, sometimes by a guest presenter.|
Occasionally the evening meditation takes place in the form of a silent walk
Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.
Participation in the afternoon lecture/workshop is optional.
Donate your time: Many yoga vacation guests contribute to the community feeling in the Retreat House by volunteering during their stay. Ask at the reception desk for more information.
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.
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), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.
Bookings are closed for this event.