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Yoga Health Intensive: Gentle Yoga For Seniors

Yoga Health Intensive: Gentle Yoga For Seniors

YOGA HEALTH INTENSIVE

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

March 8 – 10, 2019

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

 

Gentle Yoga is designed for students who need to have the basic yoga postures modified due to age, weight, illness, injury or limited flexibility. The asanas are modified so that these students can benefit from a physical practice and build strength and flexibility.

 

Topics

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Proper Exercise

Yoga Asanas

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Proper Breathing

Pranayama

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Proper Relaxation

relaxation techniques (savasana)

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Proper Diet

Vegetarian

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Positive Thinking

Thought Awareness

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Meditation

Mantras and the Mind

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Who can practice

Beginners who are new to yoga
People who have not exercised or have stopped and would like to start.
People who are overweight, underweight, or have any other bodily weakness
People with stiff, weak, or injured spine
Office workers, computer workers who spend many hours sitting daily
People recovering from illness

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Participants may experience the following benefits:

Increase Strength and Flexibility
Increased confidence in the ability to more the body in an effective way
Increased breathing capacity
Increased energy and vitality
Ability to use relaxation techniques to overcome stress
Increased knowledge of a healthy and healing diet
Increased knowledge of healthy lifestyle habits

Find out more about our teachings.

Course Teacher

Saraswati

Saraswati

Saraswati graduated from International Sivananda Yoga teacher training course 2010 in Vietnam. She is also a graduate of the, “Yoga Psychology”, “Ayurveda and Yoga Wellness” course and “Ayuvedic massage therapist”. She was staff at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta center in Ho Chi Minh from 2010 – 2013.   In 2014 she assumed the responsibility of directing the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Dalat City and in 2017 she is assistant director of the new Sivananda Ashram in Dalat.  She enjoys teaching beginner courses, yoga for kids along with ayurveda and healing.

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Prices

Tenting – $69.00
Shared 4-person – $78.00
Shared (2-person) – $106.00
Single Room – $152.00

All options include 2 vegetarian meals, 2 yoga classes, and 2 satsangs.

See accommodation options

Daily Schedule

6:00am – meditation, chanting and lecture
8:00am – Beginners Yoga Class
10:00am – Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am – Karma Yoga (selfless service)
01:00pm – Workshop
04:00pm – All Levels Open Yoga Class
06:00pm – Vegetarian Dinner
08:00pm – meditation, chanting and lecture

Come any time of the year for a yoga vacation.

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: Check-in time is between 12:00 – 4:00pm Friday.  Please do not arrive any later than 7:00 pm.  We recommend that you join the afternoon Asana class at 4:00pm.

Departure: The course will finish at 2:00pm on Sunday.  Please check-out of your room by 12:00pm.  Please stay on for your final workshop before departing.

Experience all the Yoga Resort has to offer.

What to Bring

In-door slippers, loose comfortable clothes, notebooks, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight.

All books and materials are available in our boutique.

Check our detailed guest information

Other Dates

Fri 19

Yoga Detoxification & Rejuvenation

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - April 24 @ 12:00 pm
Fri 19

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - April 19 @ 12:00 pm
Fri 19

Easter Retreat: Self Renewal

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - April 21 @ 12:00 pm
Fri 26

Holiday Retreat: Reunification Retreat

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - April 30 @ 12:00 pm
May 02

Yoga Detoxification & Rejuvenation

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - May 16 @ 12:00 pm