Power of Conscious Breathing
Fri., 7 July 2023 – Sun., 9 July 2023
Refining the yogic breathing techniques in theory and in practice. Gradual increase of the Pranayama practice with individual guidance. Lectures: Treasures of mental positivity.
- Dynamics and details in the Sun Salutation
- Full yogic breathing in the asanas, in relaxation and in pranayama
- The power of asymmetrical asanas
- Individual measurement of restful breathing – a reflection of one’s physical and mental condition
- Asana variations to strengthen breathing
- Anatomical details in relation to Pranayama
Treasures of mental positivity: a selection of positive aspects of the mind are presented, for example adaptability and integrity, compassion and courage, contentment and graciousness. The lectures are based on the brilliant book by Swami Sivananda, How to Cultivate Virtues and Eradicate Vices.
How to Cultivate Virtues and Eradicate Vices, Swami Sivananda
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.
Science of Pranayama, Swami Sivananda
With a certificate of participation for 30 training units of 45 minutes each
|ACCOMMODATION & MEALS|
In a smoke-free eco-hotel
|Dormitory (for ladies only):||€42|
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|
Twice a week and weather-permitting, the meditation takes place as a silent walk.
|8:00 – 9:30 am||Asanas and pranayama, sometimes followed by a short lecture on the different aspects of yoga|
|10:00 am||Vegetarian brunch|
from 11 am
|Time for an invigorating sauna visit or a relaxing massage; occasionally a walk or excursion. The time for the workshop/lecture on the yoga theme will be communicated after you arrive.|
|4:00 – 5:30 pm||Asanas and pranayama|
|6:00 pm||Vegetarian dinner|
|8:00 – 9:30 pm|
Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk
Occasionally the meditation takes place as a silent walk.
Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.
Participation in the afternoon lecture/workshop is optional.
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.