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Sivananda yoga

all level friendly. Class is suitable for people who recover from injury. On the studio' first floor

  • 7 British pounds
  • Yoko Yoga Studio

Service Description

Sivananda Yoga is a holistic approach to yoga practice that emphasizes the integration of mind, body, and spirit. It was developed by Swami Sivananda, a revered yoga master and spiritual leader from India, in the early 20th century. Swami Sivananda's teachings were further popularized by his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda, who established the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers. At its core, Sivananda Yoga is based on five principles that serve as the foundation for a balanced and harmonious life: Proper Exercise (Asanas): Sivananda Yoga incorporates a series of traditional yoga postures, or asanas, which are practiced in a sequence designed to promote strength, flexibility, and overall physical well-being. These asanas are typically performed slowly and with awareness, allowing practitioners to focus on proper alignment and breath control. Proper Breathing (Pranayama): Breath control is integral to Sivananda Yoga, with specific breathing techniques (pranayama) used to enhance energy flow, calm the mind, and deepen the connection between body and spirit. Practitioners are encouraged to coordinate their breath with movement during asana practice, fostering a sense of mindfulness and relaxation. Proper Relaxation (Savasana): Sivananda Yoga emphasizes the importance of relaxation and stress reduction as essential components of a healthy lifestyle. The practice typically concludes with Savasana, a relaxation pose where practitioners lie on their backs, completely surrendering tension and allowing the body to rest deeply. Proper Diet (Vegetarianism): Swami Sivananda advocated for a vegetarian diet as a means of promoting physical health, ethical values, and spiritual growth. Sivananda Yoga teachings encourage practitioners to adopt a plant-based diet that is both nourishing for the body and in alignment with principles of non-violence (ahimsa). Positive Thinking and Meditation (Vedanta and Dhyana): Beyond physical postures and breath control, Sivananda Yoga places great emphasis on cultivating a positive mental attitude and developing inner peace through meditation and Vedanta philosophy. Practitioners are encouraged to engage in regular meditation practices to quiet the mind, gain self-awareness, and connect with their innermost selves. In essence, Sivananda Yoga offers a comprehensive approach to yoga practice that addresses the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of well-being. It is accessible to practitioners of all levels, providing

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations before 2 hours the start of the classes are free.

Contact Details

  • Yoko Yoga Studio, Palolem, Canacona, Goa, India


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