Today: Satsang & Yoga Class CANCELLED

Dear friends,
We are very sorry but we have to CANCEL yoga class and satsang today, due to illness. We will hopefully reschedule another mini-retreat before the Christmas break – please stay tuned.
In the meantime, we send you love and light and the hopes that you are WELL!
Susan and the Yoga Community
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Sunday SATSANG…Jai!

Happy December!

Join us THIS SUNDAY for a recharging and relaxing afternoon together.

Sunday, December 4th
Yoga Class  16.00 – 17.30, taught by Susan
Sivananda Satsang  18.00 – 19.30 – Guided meditation, singing, inspiring words and then something sweet to eat with tea.

PLEASE NOTE: The Saturday morning class has now PAUSED until the new year. The other classes will continue until December 24th, when we will take a break until January 2nd.

Let’s keep the glow on HIGH….see you soon!

“None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an afterthought. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else.”
Christopher Walken


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Saturday Morning Class

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As many of you know, our Saturday morning class will PAUSE, as of December 3rd. There will still be Saturday classes through November, though – so come and enjoy!

All other weekly classes will continue as usual, we would love to see you:

Mondays 10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays 18.30 – 20.30
Fridays 10.00 – 11.30 (by donation)
Saturdays 10.30 – 12.15 (last one 26-11)

“Yoga leads us from ignorance to wisdom, from weakness to strength, from disharmony to harmony, from hatred to love, from want to fullness, from limitation to infinity,
from diversity to unity, from imperfection to perfection.”
Swami Sivananda

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Sivananda Satsang this Sunday

What a wonderful time to come together and SING!

Join us for our monthly evening of peaceful introspection and uplifiting singing, and keep shining brightly in this darkening time.

Sunday, November 6th
18.00  Satsang – Meditation and Chanting
19.30  Arati, Tea and Sweets

We would love to see you there!


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COMING UP! Yoga & Chinese Meridians Workshop, with Pernille Christensen

Sunday, November 6th, 14.30 – 17.30 (then stay for satsang at 18.00!)

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€35 – please email to register:

Did you ever realize that your flexibility in Trikonasana reflects your ability to deal smoothly with boundaries, towards the world, other people, yourself… that Fish pose is actually about letting go, of people, things and events from the past, and about accepting the grief connected with releasing outworn attachments…?

This workshop will outline the main meridians in the human body, explaining their physical as well as psychological significance, letting the participants experience the meridian flow through simple exercises.

Focusing on meridian energy flow while relaxing and releasing into a pose makes it easier to “feel” the intended alignment. A sudden burst of energy often rushes thought the targeted meridian when the pose is held correctly.

The workshop is suitable for anyone looking for a more immediate connection with their body in everyday life. The exercises are simple and do not require great flexibility.


unnamedAbout Pernille Christensen:

Originally trained as a scientist, Pernille turned her analytical mind to the realms of Chinese Medicine, in her quest to explain the profound effects that yoga and meditation have on physical and mental well-being.

Finding an answer in the Chinese Meridian Theory, she now runs a private acupuncture practice in Leusden, near Amersfoort, and also teaches weekly Sivananda yoga classes.

“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”
Chinese Proverb

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Yoga Classes During Herfstvakantie

Next week Susan will be in Roma from Monday to Friday so there will be some changes to the schedule:

Monday, October 17th, 10.00 – class will be CANCELLED

Tuesday, October 18th, 19.00 – there will be a CD-led class, by donation.

Thursday, October 20th, 18.30 – class will be taught by Palmyra.

All class cards will be extended for an extra week.

Classes will resume as usual on Saturday, October 22nd – we hope you will join us!

“Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day!
Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
Fluttering from the autumn tree.”
Emily Brontë



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Coming UP in October!

Sunday Retreat – Navaratri Celebration

Join us THIS SUNDAY, October 2nd, for our monthly gathering – a wonderful time to soak Autumn leafup nourishing energy as we head into autumn. 

Come one and all!

Sunday, October 2nd
16.00 – 17.30  Yoga Class, taught by Susan 
18.00 – 19.30  Sivananda Satsang – Meditation & Chanting
19.30… Tea and Sweets

Join us for one or both events as you like, the more the merrier :) 

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Pay whatever you’d like for our Friday morning class – students, low-income, and unemployed folks are warmly welcome. The class is taught by our wonderful community of Sivananda Yoga teachers, every Friday from 10.00 – 11.30. 

Weekly Schedule of Drop-In Yoga Classes:

Unknown.jpegMondays 10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays 18.30 – 20.30
Fridays 10.00 – 11.30 
Saturdays 10.30 – 12.15

Classes include breathing exercises, postures, mantras, and meditation for a thoroughly energizing and relaxing overhaul. Variations are offered so you can always adjust according to your physical ability and energy level – complete beginners to advanced students are very welcome! 

Unknown-1.jpegUpcoming Workshop – Save the Date! 

On Sunday, November 6th, our dear friend Pernille Christensen, acupuncturist and yoga teacher, will teach a workshop on Yoga and the Chinese Meridians –  exploring how our awareness of lines of energy in the body can greatly deepen our asana practice. It will be from 14.00 – 17.30….more details coming soon! 

“Scatter joy and you will harvest it. Distribute wealth and you will have abundance. Radiate happiness and you will reap it.”
Swami Sivananda

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