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.
relaxation techniques (savasana)
Mantras and the Mind
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
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.
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.
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.
6:00am – meditation, chanting
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
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.
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.