Yoga Festival

At the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Berlin

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Tue. 9 January – Mon. 15 January 2024
Bhagavata Saptaha

Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Acharya, Vrindavan, North India
Wisdom verses and music:
daily: 6:30 pm
Musical highlight: Nada Yoga Concert:
Saturday, 13.1, 6:30 pm

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Swami Durgananda, Yoga Acharya and the director of the Sivananda Yoga Centres in Europe.

Asana classes, lectures & yoga teacher workshops

with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
Swami Gokulananda,
Kailas

9 January, Tuesday

Programme

5:00 pm Lecture
“Bhagavata Purana: A soulful synthesis of Yoga”

6:30 pm Wisdom verses and music
with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble

10 January, Wednesday

Programme
2

5:00 pm Asana workshop
“Expansion through Pose and Counterpose”

6:30 pm Wisdom verses and music
with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble

11 January, Thursday

Programme

5:00 pm Lecture
“Asanas – Heath for the Whole Body”

6:30 pm Wisdom verses and music
with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble

12 January, Friday

Programme
1

5:00 pm Asana workshop
“Sun Salutation and Deepening of Pranayama” with Swami Sivadasananda

6:30 pm Wisdom verses and music
with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble

13 January, Saturday

Programme

11:00 am Asana workshop
“Vital energy in motion” with Swami Annapurnananda

11:00 am Yoga teacher workshop
“Improving breathing in Asanas, Pranayama and Relaxation” with Swami Sivadasananda

12:30 pm Vegetarian lunch

2:00 pm Lecture
“Die Essence of Yoga” with Swami Sivadasananda

4:00 pm Asana workshop
“Flexibility and Strength along the Spine” with Swami Gokulananda

6:30 pm Musical highlight
Nada Yoga concert with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble.

14 January, Sunday

Programme
lotus-bluete

11:00 am Asana workshop
“Strength and Balance in the Standing Poses” with Kailas

11:00 am Yoga teacher workshop
“Improving Asana Corrections” with Narayani Chaitanya

12:30 pm Vegetarian lunch

2:00 pm Lecture
“How Prana Works: from Body Functions to Intuition” with Swami Sivadasananda

4:00 pm Asana workshop
“Gentle Backward Bends” with Swami Sivadasananda

6:30 pm Wisdom verses and music
with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble

15 January, Monday

Programme

5:00 pm Lecture
“Mental and Emotional Balance with Mantras”

6:30 pm Wisdom verses and music
with Sri Venugopal Goswami and music ensemble

Discounted prices

for Eastern European Teachers and students (half price)

Wisdom verses (programme with Sri Venugopal Goswami): donation

Concert: Saturday evening: €15

Day pass on weekend: €25

Pass for the whole event: €120

Single ticket for asana workshop or lecture: €15

Regular prices

for Western Europeans

Wisdom verses: donation

Concert: Saturday evening: €25

Day pass on weekend: €45

Pass for the whole event: €170

Single ticket for asana workshop or lecture: €22 / €15 (discount for students/pensioners/unemployed)

Translation

All classes and lectures are in German and will be translated into English and into Lithuanian, Polish and Russian (depending on availability of translators).

The evening programme Bhagavata Saptaha will be in English and will be translated into German, Polish, Lithuanian and Russian (depending on availability of translators).

Karma Yoga

It is possible to come as a Karma Yogi for the Saptaha. Please contact Swami Gokulananda for further information and possibility. berlin@sivananda.net

Accommodation

If you need help to find accommodation, please contact the Berlin centre. We will try to organize places in homes of teachers or students for you to stay, according to availability. We also can recommend nearby hotels or apartments.

 

Registration

Please send an email to berlin@sivananda.net with the details of arrival and departure and which programmes you are planning to join. Payment is upon arrival at the yoga centre.

You also can use the online application on the website (in German).