Sweet Bhakti Sunday

An extra special mini reTREAT for you! Dana Devi and Marieke will lead our monthly Sunday gathering, offering a blissful sinking into the practice with gentle music.

Sunday, June 3rd

16.00 – 17.45: Marieke will teach a Sivananda yoga class, accompanied by Dana Devi’s 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.”

Pre-registration for this event is required – please deposit €15 to this account with your name in the ‘omschrijving’: NL96 ABNA 0533 5729 40, S. Christensen.

18.00 – 19.30: Sivananda Satsang – guided meditation, chanting, arati, and prasad. Donations for the satsang are appreciated.

Svaha Downtown, Begijnensteeg #1

Come for one or both events as you’d like, everyone is welcome. ♡


The Zulu Medicine Man does not ask his patients when their symptoms began.
He asks them, “When did you stop singing?”

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Class Schedule Updated

Our 10.00 Friday class has now ended – we welcome you to any and all of our other weekly classes:

Mondays 10.00 – 11.30 (there WILL be class on 2de Pinksterdag!)
Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays 18.30 – 20.30
Saturdays 10.30 – 12.00

Classes are taught in English in the Sivananda tradition, for all levels. We look forward to seeing you soon!

“The yogi is ever alert, always watching the mind. When he sees useless thought waves arising, he immediately replaces them with positive thoughts, thus creating new mental habits that are conducive to spiritual growth.”
Swami Vishnudevananda
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Sivananda Classes This Week

TONIGHT! Tuesday 19.00-20.30 YES!
Thursday 18.30 CANCELLED! on Hemelvaart
Friday 10.00-11.30 LAST FRIDAY CLASS!
Saturday 10.30-noon YES!

Svaha Downtown, Begijnensteeg 1

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See you soon! ♡


“Do you know who you are? I shall tell you. Hear me. You are the master of the body and the senses and the mind. You are the master of your life. All power is within you. You have to know this and manifest it.”
Sri Swami Sivananda

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imagesSunday Satsang, May 6th
16.00  Yoga Class
18.00  Satsang – meditation and chanting
19.30  Sweets and tea
Come experience the uplifting effects of Bhakti Yoga – the yoga path of devotion. We start with a guided meditation and then sing heart-opening Sanskrit chants and then end with a purifying light ceremony with tea and something sweet to eat.


UnknownSivananda Yoga Classes:

Mondays  10.00 – 11.30
Tuesdays  19.00 – 20.30
Thursdays  18.30 – 20.30
Fridays  10.00 – 11.30
Saturdays  10.30 – 12.00

ADDRESS: Svaha Downtown, Begijnensteeg #1

Sivananda yoga is based on a series of practices that bring awakened vitality and deep calm on all levels. Classes and events are for all levels and are taught in English…everyone is warmly welcome. ♡

“Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun.”
B.K.S. Iyengar
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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!


“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!

de61651276-Calendula1Sunday Sadhana

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! 


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

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