Coming UP! ☼

Happy almost-September, everyone! Here’s news of the updated drop-in yoga class schedule, a recharging Sunday afternoon yoga retreat, and an information-packed headstand workshop. Join us!

_MG_3853Yoga Class Schedule, starting September 1st

Mondays, 10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays, 19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays, 18.30 – 20.30*
Saturdays 10.30 – 12.15

Classes are for all levels, everyone is very welcome. For more information go to: Practical Information

*Thursday evenings are open for everyone with a basic knowledge of the Sivananda class. There will be less explanation of the basics and more variations offered.

Sunday Yoga Class, Meditation, and Chanting 

IMG_0467Sunday, September 6th
Yoga Class 16.00 – 17.30, 13.50 euros or class card
Satsang 18.00 – 19.30, donation 5 euros

Join us for the first Sunday retreat of the season! Get energized, focused and relaxed with a yoga class and then meditate and SING! Experience the traditional healing and heart-opening yogic path of devotion, in the Sivananda tradition.

Headstand Workshop

490.jpgSaturday, September 26th
14.00 – 16.00
20 euros, please pre-register

This workshop is open to everyone, whether you’ve never before attempted the posture, or you’re wanting to progress to the next of the 8 steps, or you’re confident in the headstand and want to learn advanced variations. There will be lots of information, personal attention, and plenty of opportunity for questions. Come one and all!

Please let us know in advance if you plan to attend –

We’ll be very happy to see YOU soon!

“They say there is a doorway from heart to heart,
but what is the use of a door
when there are no walls?”
Jalāl ad-Dīn Rumi

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Summer Yoga

tree on beachWe’re happy to announce that two weekly yoga classes will continue this summer – come join us anytime!

Until September 1st: (when more classes will start up)

Tuesday evenings 19.00 – 20.30

Saturday mornings 10.30 – 12.15

If you’re not able to make it to a class you can practice along with a CD to keep up your CD Susan Yogayoga at home with a familiar voice guiding you. The Yoga Community offers an 80-minute Sivananda yoga class on CD, taught by Susan Nicolas. Mantras, breathing exercises, sun salutations, 12 postures and final relaxation are included. You can purchase the CD from us at the YC or at the American Book Center, on the 2nd floor in the yoga book section. (Spui 12) (we can also ship it to you via post or WeTransfer)

We wish you a cool and joyful summer and look forward to seeing you soon!

“In summer, the song sings itself.”
William Carlos Williams

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Monthly Mini-Retreat – this Sunday!

luck-gold-hindu-omLet’s celebrate summer! It’s going to be HOT on Sunday so it’s a wonderful time to cool and slow down with a yoga class and then meditate and sing together. Come join us!


Yoga class, 16.00 – 17.30

Satsang: meditation and chanting, 18.00 – 19.30

Come for one or both events…yoga and meditation supplies are provided, just bring (or wear) comfy clothes for yoga, any musical instruments you’d like and your open voice, open heart and open mind. We’ll be very happy to see you there!

“To achieve that state of lasting happiness and absolute peace, we must first know how to calm the mind, to concentrate and go beyond the mind. By turning the mind’s concentration inward, upon the self, we can deepen that experience of perfect concentration. This is the state of Meditation.”

Swami Sivananda

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pink omSusan is back from a nourishing teachers week at the ashram and is looking forward to seeing YOU! Classes resume as usual this morning, June 29th – stay tuned for the summer schedule coming soon.

Mondays 10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays 18.30 – 20.30 – intermediate
Fridays 10.00 – 11.30
Saturdays 10.30 – 12.15

Tot straks! ॐ ♡ ☼

“All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.”

Swami Vivekananda


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Class Schedule – Next Week

As many of you know, Susan is going to the Sivananda ashram in France for one week –
from June 22 – 28.

IMG_2913The Tuesday evening class – June 23, 19.00 – 20.30 – will be taught by the lovely Kirsten….all other classes will be cancelled for the week.


Tuesday 23/6 – 19.00 – 20.30 – everyone is welcome.


Monday 22/6
Thursday 25/6
Friday 26/6
Saturday 27/6

The regular schedule of classes resumes on Monday, June 29th.
See you soon!

“The little space within the heart is as great as the vast universe. The heavens and the earth are there, and the sun and the moon and the stars. Fire and lightening and winds are there, and all that now is and all that is not.” 

The Upanishads

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It’s JUNE!

imagesLet’s celebrate with our monthly mini-retreat – this coming Sunday! Join us for a yoga class then guided seated meditation, lots of uplifting singing, some divine wisdom and then sweets and tea afterwards. Just bring your open mind, open heart and open voice (and any instruments that you’d like) and let’s make a joyful noise!

Sunday, June 7
16.00 – 17.30 – Yoga class
18.00 – 19.30 – Meditating & chanting

Voetboogstraat 11, between the Kalverstraat and the Spui

We will be so happy to see you there!

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Tweede Pinksterdag

REMINDER: The class on Monday, May 25th, from 10 – 11.30 will be CANCELLED for the 2de Pinksterdag holiday – we hope to see you at another class soon!

imagesMondays 10.00 – 11.30

Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.30

Thursdays 18.30 – 20.30, intermediate

Fridays 10.00 – 11.30

Saturdays 10.30 – 12.15

We look forward to seeing you!

“I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion
And where it isn’t, that is where my work lies.”
Ram Dass

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