Online Essentials of Yoga I: Create a Daily Practice

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April 15-19, 2020

2:00pm – 3:30pm EDT LIVE for 5 days

Tuition: $129 value, offered at a special introductory rate of $69 

Jumpstart your own yoga practice — whether you are new to yoga or have previous experience. Gain practical knowledge about yoga and discover keys for enriching your life and building your own yoga routine. People who take this course say that it greatly enhances their understanding of yoga.

In Essentials of Yoga I, you will:

  • Learn a routine of essential yoga postures for daily tuning up your body, building strength, balance, focus, and physical intelligence
  • Find out how to benefit from better breathing, how to de-stress, how to stretch, and how to relax
  • Experience guided practice
  • Gain exposure to yoga theory and philosophy
  • Discover how meditation, a healthy diet, and positive thinking contribute to well-being
  • Receive personalized attention and answers to your questions.

This program is offered live through Zoom webinar with the availability for students to interact through Q&A with the presenter and also in small groups with each other, allowing this course to provide a sense of community for participants.

For enrolled students, a video recording will be available for one week after completion of the course in the event you miss a class or would like to review the content.

To register please email nassau@sivananda.org


Yoga brings in perfection, peace, and lasting happiness. You can have calmness of mind at all times by the practice of Yoga. You can have restful sleep. You can have increased energy, vigour, vitality, longevity, and a high standard of health. You can turn out efficient work within a short span of time. You can have success in every walk of life. Yoga will infuse in you new strength, confidence, and self-reliance. —Swami Sivananda


“I just completed the 5-day “beginners yoga course” in the Sivananda Ashram Yoga retreat in the Bahamas. I have been practicing yoga for sometimes now in various gym and yoga studio locations. I always felt there is much more to yoga than just yoga exercises and I was longing to learn about yoga philosophy and inner peace. This class did just that.

The instructor had vast knowledge on the subject and was passionate about transferring this knowledge to the student. We learned about meditation, breathing techniques, relaxation, diet and exercises. A very classical yoga asanas practice.

This class will benefit anyone regardless of their history of yoga practice. It will enhance the lifestyle and help control the mind.”

—TripAdvisor Review


Iswara Chaitanya is a Sivananda Yoga practitioner and teacher of many years and a senior staff member at the ashram. He currently serves the ashram as the head of Reception and IT manager, as well as teaching many courses including in the ATTC.

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