Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

  • Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
  • Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 6, 2017 (6 days)
  • Tent - Bring Your Own - $400.00 Tent - Ashram Provided - $475.00 Om Cabin - Shared - $475.00 Om Cabin - Private - $800.00 Siva Cabin - Shared - $750.00 Siva Cabin - Private - $1,000.00 Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared - $750.00…

Description

This week is ideal for beginners, or those new to Sivananda Yoga. This course gives you the full yogic experience, progressively introducing yoga asanas, breathing exercises, meditation, mantra chanting and yoga philosophy and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily routine of yoga and will experience wholesome vegetarian meals. You will leave rested and refreshed with the basic knowledge of how to continue to practice at home.

Curriculum

– Step by step guide to the basic 12 postures, explanation of benefits of the postures

– What is classical yoga? Intro to the tradition of lineage of the yoga masters

– What is the purpose and what are the methods of classical yoga?

– Basic philosophy about happiness, health, life, freedom

– Difference between yoga asana and physical exercises

– Yogic techniques of breathing

– Vegetarianism-the how and why

– Relaxation and stress management

– Positive thinking

– Basic technique of meditationThe yogic daily routine

Daily Schedule

06:00 – 07:30 am – Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture

08:00 – 10:00 am – Yoga Class: Asanas and Pranayama

10:00 – 10:45 am – Vegetarian Brunch

11:00 – 12:00 pm – Karma Yoga (selfless service)

01:00 – 02:30 pm – Beginners Workshop

03:00 – 04:00 pm – Free Time and Nature walks

04:00 – 06:00 pm – Yoga Class: Asanas and Pranayama

06:00 – 06:45 pm – Vegetarian Dinner

08:00 – 09:30 pm – Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture

Pre-requisite

There are no prerequisites other than a sincere desire to learn classical yoga.

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: The course will begin at 7pm on the first Date of the course with an Ashram Orientation followed by Satsang at 8pm.

Departure: The course will conclude at 3pm on the Final date.

What to Bring

Textbook: “Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy” by Swami Sitaramananda

Other: slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight. All books and materials are available in our boutique.

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  • Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 6, 2017 (6 days)

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