King’s Day Cancellations

Please note: This week our Thursday evening and Friday morning classes will be CANCELLED, as the town explodes with orange madness. May you have a wonderful King’s Day – see you for a recovery class at 10.30 on Saturday!

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“Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.”
Wassily Kandinski

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This Saturday – Class Cancelled

ATTENTION lovely people! There will be NO CLASS on Saturday this week, April 21 – we will be in the Achterhoek for our weekend retreat, soaking up this incredible weather. So come to the Thursday evening or Friday morning class instead – enjoy!! ☼

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Spring Happenings

Lots of events are springing up this month – come join us!

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Our April mini-retreat is on the SECOND Sunday:

Sunday, April 8th
Yoga Class:  16.00 – 17.45
Meditation & Chanting:  18.00 – 19.30
19.30…Arati, Tea, & Sweets

Come to one or both events as you like – everyone is warmly welcome. 

UnknownEaster Weekend – Class Cancellations

This weekend the following classes will be CANCELLED:
Friday, March 30 
Saturday, March 31 
Monday, April 2 

All other classes continue as usual, we wish you a happy holiday. ♡

Morning Ragas, with Martinez La Marea and Ganesh Ramnath

imagesOur wonderful friends Martinez and Ganesh are back!

Saturday morning, April 14
8.00 – 9.45
€12.50 cash at the door

Start the day with serene and energizing classical Indian music, specially designed to set a positive and uplifting tone for the day. Martinez and Ganesh are masters of their instruments, transporting listeners to deep states of bliss.

Stay for yoga class afterwards and make it a thoroughly nourishing start to the weekend.

No need to sign up in advance, come one and all! 

Spring Sivananda Yoga Retreat, in the Achterhoek 

yoga-lotus_16f9April 20 – 22 – Friday to Sunday

Practice yoga, pranayama, and meditation to the sound of birds and trees, wander through the surrounding woods, eat delicious, nourishing meals, meet great people, join in heart-opening chanting, and take time to just relax and be.

As of now there’s still space for YOU – come join us! Scroll down on our website for more details…only a few more days for the Early Bird discount! www.yogacommunity.nl 

We look forward to seeing you SOON! 

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“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.”
Christina Rossetti

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SPRING Weekend Yoga Retreat!

You are warmly invited to this relaxing, joyful, and energizing weekend with us!

tulip-redPractice yoga to the sound of birds and trees, wander through the surrounding fields, eat delicious nourishing meals, meet great people, join in heart-opening chanting, and take time to just be.

When:
Friday, April 20, in the afternoon – Sunday, April 22, in the early evening.

Where:
The retreat will take place at a cozy, peaceful farm in the beautiful fields and ancient woods of the Achterhoek, easily reached by train/bus or highway.

Daily Schedule, in the Sivananda tradition:images

6.30  Silent meditation, mantra chanting
8.00  Yoga class
10.00  Brunch (all meals will be vegetarian)
After brunch – free time….
14.00  Light snack
16.00  Yoga class
18.00  Supper
20.00  Silent meditation, mantra chanting

Price:
Early Bird Special, sign up before April 1st: €255
After April 1st: €275

Price includes all classes, meals, and accomodation in comfortable dorm rooms. Private apartments, massages, and use of the sauna are available at extra cost.

Space at the retreat is limited and booked on a first-come basis.
To secure your place please deposit the full payment into the following account:
S. Christensen, NL96 ABNA 0533 5729 40, or you can register in person.

Spring into Spring feeling energized, harmonized, and renewed…join us!

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“Smile, breathe and go slowly.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

 

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Sunday SHINE, with Dana Devi & Marieke

An extra special mini-reTREAT for you this Sunday!

Yoga Community teachers Dana Devi and Marieke Versteegen will lead our monthly sadhana together, offering a blissful sinking into the practice with gentle music.

Sunday, March 4th:

16.00 – 17.45  Marieke will teach a Sivananda asana class, accompanied by Dana’s soft and soothing voice, guitar, and harmonium. “During these classes we invite you to open the heart, to let go, to leave thinking behind and rest in the silence of being.”

18.00 – 19.30  Guided meditation, chanting, arati, and prasad.

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Come for one or both events as you’d like.
€15 at the door for the class (no class cards for this one)
Donations for the satsang are appreciated.

Everyone is warmly welcome to join! 

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“Music is intended to enable the mind to melt into melody.”
Swami Sivananda

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Happy February!

Even though signs of Spring are starting to peek around the corner, it can be very ‘wisselvollig’ with ever-changing weather…so it’s good to stay extra nourished and regular with our yoga practice.
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First Sunday of every month: Mini-Retreat

16.00 – 17.45  Yoga Class
18.00 – 19.30  Satsang – Meditation and Chanting
19.00… Arati, tea, and sweets

Weekly Sivananda Yoga Classes

Mondays  10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays  19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays  18.30 – 20.30
Fridays  10.00 – 11.30 (€5 – €10 donation class)
Saturdays  10.30 – 12.00

All classes and events are drop-in and for all levels – join us one and all!

“We are the night ocean filled with glints of light.
We are the space between the fish and the moon, while we sit here together.”

Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi

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Classical Indian Music Concert

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With Martinez La Marea (sarod) and Ganesh Ramnath (tabla, voice)

Saturday, January 13th, 20.00
Svaha Yoga Downtown, Begijnensteeg #1
Donation 12,50

Soak up the soul-nourishing beauty of these serene and illuminating evening ragas. Martinez and Ganesh are masters of their instruments, transporting listeners to deep states of bliss.  No need to sign up in advance, come one and all!

“Music gives a soul to the universe,
wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination,
and life to everything.”
Plato 

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