Beginners Yoga Courses

Learn the 5 Points of Yoga for Perfect Health

Beginners Yoga Courses

 

Our Beginners Yoga Courses are ideal for beginners or those new to Sivananda Yoga. This course gives you the full yoga immersion, progressively introducing yoga asanas (postures), yoga breathing exercises (pranayama), relaxation techniques, yogic meditation techniques, kirtan chanting (bhakti yoga), yoga philosophy (vedanta), and much more.

Beginners yoga courses teach the foundational practices of Sivananda

 

Yoga Immersion

You will be immersed in the daily routine of yoga and will experience wholesome vegetarian meals leaving rested and refreshed with the basic knowledge of how to continue to practice at home.

Yoga at Home

You will begin to develop a lifestyle conducive to physical, mental, and spiritual health and well-being.

List of Topics

Beginners yoga courses teach the 5 points of yoga for perfect health

Hatha Yoga – Asanas and Pranayama

  • Guide to the basic 12 postures, explanation of benefits of the postures
  • Difference between yoga asana and physical exercises
  • Yogic techniques of breathing

Classical Yoga Meaning

  • What is classical yoga? Intro to the tradition and lineage of the yoga masters
  • What is the purpose and what are the methods of classical yoga?
  • Basic philosophy about happiness, health, life, freedom

Yoga Lifestyle

  • Vegetarian yogic diet – the how and why
  • Relaxation and stress management
  • Positive thinking
  • Basic technique of meditation
  • The 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

Testimonials

READ WHAT GUESTS ARE SAYING
I want to thank you all for this amazing experience. I feel truly blessed to have spent the week here immersed into your way of living. The love and authenticity I’ve seen and felt here has been uncanny.  You all have truly opened my eye in ways that is hard to describe with words.
Hollie Martin

April 2018

Course Teacher:

Sivananda Yoga Trained Staff.  All of our staff are 200-hour Yoga alliance certified and have experience teaching in our Sivanananda centers and ashrams.

Beginners yoga courses are taught by our well trained ashram staff
Beginners yoga courses are taught by our well trained ashram staff

Taught by:

Sivananda Yoga Trained Staff.  All of our staff are 200-hour Yoga alliance certified and have experience teaching in our Sivanananda centers and ashrams.

Upcoming Dates

Dates Program Name Price see more... Register
October 21 - 26, 2018 Beginners Yoga Course $400.00
November 25 - 30, 2018 Beginners Yoga Course $400.00
November 30 - December 2, 2018 Beginners Weekend Retreat $170.00
December 2 - 7, 2018 Beginners Yoga Course $400.00
January 4 - 6, 2019 Beginners Weekend Retreat $170.00
January 20 - 25, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00
February 8 - 10, 2019 Beginners Weekend Retreat $170.00
February 17 - 22, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00
February 24 - March 1, 2019 Intermediate Yoga: Apply Four Paths of Yoga at Home $400.00
March 8 - 10, 2019 Beginners Weekend Retreat $170.00
March 17 - 22, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00
April 5 - 7, 2019 Beginners Weekend Retreat $170.00
April 14 - 19, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00
May 12 - 17, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00
July 12 - 14, 2019 Beginners Weekend Retreat $170.00
July 21 - 26, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00
August 11 - 16, 2019 Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1 $400.00

Rejuvenate Your Being

RELAX IN BODY, MIND, AND SPIRIT

A Yoga vacation is an ideal getaway to change perspective towards one’s life and become healthier, more relaxed and connected.  This program is open to all levels from beginners to advanced.

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