Saturday Class CANCELLED This Week!

Please be aware that the SATURDAY MORNING CLASS will be CANCELLED this week on the 21st while we are at our weekend yoga retreat!

Come instead this evening (Thursday) when the excellent Gregory will be giving the class from 18.30 – 20.30 – Svaha Downtown, Begijnensteeg #1.

We will see you next week when the usual classes continue:

Mondays 10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays 18.30 – 20.30
Saturdays 10.30 – noon

Enjoy, everyone!

“This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything.”
Swami Sivananda

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Jaya Ganesha Satsang!

It’s time for our monthly satsang celebration – this Sunday is the 1st of September! And
this will be the day before Ganesha’s birthday (Chaturthi), a perfect time to let go of imagesobstacles as we enter into the fresh new season.

Sunday, September 1st:

16.00 Yoga class
18.00 Meditation, Chanting, and inspiring words
19.30 Arati, sweets, and tea

It’s always a joyful and uplifting experience – come one and all!

“Satsang is to remind you don’t run, run, run; you will never reach anywhere. Stay wherever you are, go within, and get your strength from within.”
Swami Vishnudevananda

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Yoga Retreat Weekend – join us!

Our yoga weekend is coming right up and almost fully booked – if you’re thinking of joining us we recommend that you sign up soon!

Let’s gracefully transition into autumn together – daily yoga classes with live music, guided meditation, chanting, nature walks, inspiring talks, delicious meals, wonderful people….deep nourishment on all levels.

Friday afternoon, September 20 until Sunday evening, September 22

A cozy, peaceful farm in the Achterhoek, surrounded by open space, forests, and fields unknown-1(ride sharing is available).

Teacher: Susan Bhagavati
Vegetarian/vegan cook: Ommurti
Musicians: Dana Devi and Ganesha

€275, including all classes, meals, and accommodation in simple dorm rooms.

Space at the retreat is limited and booked on a first-come basis…to secure your place you can deposit the amount into the following account: NL96 ABNA 0533 5729 40, S. Christensen

For more information:
Feel free to call Susan with any questions: 06 51764621

It would be wonderful to have you there!


“Silence the surging thoughts and the bubbling emotions. Enter into the great calm. Dive deep into the recesses of your heart. Plunge into the ocean of peace.”
Swami Sivananda

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Classes are back next week!

Bonjour from the Alsace where I’m having a wonderful time with lots of adventures – I look forward to seeing you again next week!

Classes will start up again on Monday, August 12th:

Monday 10.00 – 11.30

Tuesday 19.00 – 20.30

Thursday 18.30 – 20.30

Saturday 10.30 – noon

Postures, breathing exercises, mantras, and meditation for a deep-down thorough uplifting recharge in every class.

See you soon!

Svaha Downtown, Begijnensteeg 1, between the Kalverstraat and the Spui.

Kindle the light of love in the heart and radiate love and light to one and all.”

Swami Sivananda

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Summer Pause, Weekend Retreat

Our classes have now PAUSED for two weeks until mid-August – we look forward to seeing you then. ♡

COMING UP! Weekend Retreat, September 20th – 22nd 

Join us for a wonderful yoga weekend in the Achterhoek!

Take time for yourself to relax, restore, and soak up the beautiful surroundings. Find details on our website:

During the pause we will still be happy to answer any questions you may have, or to process your registration for the retreat – please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Happy summer and see you again soon!


“Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary
to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.”
Hermann Hesse

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Classes this week

Happy mid-summer, lovely people…our classes will continue this week until (and including) Saturday the 27th – then we will take a PAUSE until mid-August.

Here are class times this week:

Monday 10.00 – 11.30
Tuesday 19.00 – 20.30
Thursday 18.30 – 20.30
Saturday 10.30 – noon

Please note that our monthly Sunday satsang will NOT take place in August – join us for the next one on September 1st.

We look forward to seeing you soon! ❤️

“The nearer one approaches the Truth, the happier one becomes.
For the essential nature of Truth is bliss.”
Swami Sivananda

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Summer Sadhana – THIS SUNDAY! ☀️

Join us for our monthly mini-retreat together and let’s celebrate this beautiful summer.

Sunday, July 7th:

16.00  Yoga class
18.00  Meditation & chanting, Sivananda satsang
19.30  Arati, sweets & tea

Come to one or both events as you like, just bring your open heart and open mind and prepare to be uplifted – all are very welcome!

Satsang removes the darkness of the heart, elevates the mind and fills it with purity.”
Swami Sivananda 

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