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Centre Sivananda De Yoga
Yoga in the heart of Geneva
the Sivananda Yoga Centre, founded in 1975, offers an ideal environment for your practice through an area of 160 m 2 with three bright rooms. You can choose from over 25 activities per week. The reception area allows you to organize your Yoga class by relaxing moments, exchanging experiences with interesting people and being taught by our teachers in all matters concerning Yoga. For 40 years the classical teaching of Yoga as well as attention and individual consultations are our priority.
The team of teachers
The Sivananda Yoga Centre is headed by Swami Sivadasananda, a disciple of long standing of the founder Swami Vishnudevananda, with over 25 years experience in teaching Yoga. On site a team of approximately 15 professors graduated by the Sivananda Vedanta International Yoga Centers ensure an authentic teaching.
What we teach
a yoga is a series of postures (asanas) that helps you to release muscle tension and develops strength, flexibility and fitness. The breathing exercises (pranayama) increase the vital force. Relaxation exercises are the basis for rest and inner bliss.
Swami Sivananda 1887-1963
One of the greatest sages of modern times. It is the inspiration that animates the Sivananda Centers of Vedanta Yoga. Swami Sivananda summarized as follows the essence of the practice of Yoga:Serve, love, give, purify, meditate and you realize. Be good and do good
In Geneva, Yoga7 is an extension of the Yoga school founded in 1957 and headed until 1983 by Anne-Brugger Lenz. College teachers there every day offers a rich palette of weekly classes throughout the day, as well as thematic workshops on weekends.
Yoga7 provides a living teaching, progressive, well structured, allowing both for further research of the Essential and enrich the meaning and quality of life. This is the same purpose that are available for seminars, conferences and workshops.
Traditionally, Yoga7 also organizes teacher training recognized by the ASCA Foundation and the professional association Yoga Switzerland.Yoga is a practice rooted in a philosophy and wisdom that go back to ancient times. It touches on the very essence of the human being in his relationship to the universe, and sheds light on the meaning of life.
Anxious to preserve the essence of Yoga, our school bases its teaching on the solid foundation of tradition. However, it applies to convey a living Yoga and adapted to Western mores. The teaching is based on respect, creativity and sensitivity. The proposed practices are adapted to the physical and mental possibilities of each. They try to provide each person, based on his experience of life, elements that allow it to move forward.
The teachers, all graduates of Yoga Switzerland, or about to be, enrich their knowledge continually through personal experimentation and permanent reflection, allowing them to offer the best to their students.
What is yoga? Why practice?
Born in several thousand years ago, Yoga is not religious belief but a method of achieving self. His philosophy is contained in texts that put the principles of life wisdom, applicable by all and in all places.
The courses are given Yoga7 Hatha-yoga. Hatha yoga is for each of the planes of our being, physical, psychological, mental and spiritual. For practice, we become aware of the interdependence of these plans and the unity of our being.
The postures allow us to gain a better awareness of our body, to mobilize the muscles, toning and flexibility, while teaching us meet our limitations. Moreover, the attention to bodily sensations exercises our ability to concentrate. Work on the body has an effect on the whole being.
Breathing exercises teach us to breathe better, to control our breath, which vitalizes us. Emotions and breathing are closely linked, a wide and quiet breathing calms us and relaxes us. In addition, correct breathing straightens the back and open the chest naturally, leading a life of momentum conducive to fully assume our responsibilities in all areas.
Relaxation contact us and generates in us well-being and optimism. Our reduces stress and its attendant consequences: fatigue, depression, insomnia, headaches and back pain, digestive disorders, addictions.
Meditation develops our attention and concentration abilities, and we re-center. By introspection, we may discover that we are in a spiritual dimension, and it is in this very depths that reside peace and joy that we seek, often in vain, to the outside.