WEEKEND EVENTS are for students and teachers, across a range of topics and levels.
Cost is £35 for day programmes, £75 for weekends unless otherwise stated. If you have difficulty paying for an event, please contact us as we do not wish to exclude students from Yoga programmes because of the cost.
Please bring vegetarian lunch to share (except for Shankhaprakshalana)
Arrive 15 minutes early for a prompt start. Day programmes are 9am to 5pm, weekends from 9am Saturday to 3pm Sunday.

HOW TO APPLY
Please download, print and complete an application form (PDF format). If you are applying for an In-Service Training day (IST) remember to include your BWY Membership number.
Please include full payment (NO DEPOSITS), postal order or cheque drawn on a UK sterling bank account, payable to Satyananda Yoga Centre (London). An application does not guarantee a place on any event.


Pawanmuktasana and Yoga Nidra Course - FULLY BOOKED, waiting list only
with Brahmananda

An eight week course starting on Tuesday 16 September 2014, 7.30pm-9.00pm.

The course will be suitable for both beginners and more experienced students and will explore the Pawanmuktasana 1,2 and 3 series of practices which are the foundation of practice in Satyananda Yoga.

Additionally we will focus on a systematic development of pre pranayama techniques and Yoga Nidra.

You will be expected to be practicing at home in between the classes.

Ideally we will be a fixed group and there will be no drop in.

Please contact brahmananda108@gmail.com if you are interested in this course

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 07:30pm on Tuesday 16 September 2014
Ends at 09:00pm on Tuesday 4 November 2014


Shankhaprakshalana residential weekend
Patanjali Yoga Centre, Battle, East Sussex
Friday 19 September @ 6pm to Sunday 21 September @ 11am

Experience the fullness of this powerful cleansing practice by taking a weekend out to rejuvenate in a quiet and supportive environment.

There will be a light dinner and mantra chanting on the Friday evening, with shankhaprakshalana, kunjal and neti the following morning. The rest of Saturday will be spent in quietness, allowing the full benefits of the practice to be experienced.

Expect yoga nidra, films, painting, light karma yoga, kirtan, and, of course, a few wonderful meals of khichari.

Sunday morning will begin with mantra, a gentle yoga class and a shankhaprakshalana-friendly breakfast.

We aim to finish by 11am on Sunday morning.

Accommodation

Accommodation is in simple, single rooms with separate bathroom blocks and toilets for ladies and gents. If you prefer, you can bring your own tent and pitch up in the woods.

Mobile phone use of any sort won’t be permitted (a blessing for some and a curse for others).

Important note

This programme is for those doing the full shankhaprakshalana practice only. You’ll need to complete a health questionnaire and be familiar with the five asanas. First timers are welcome, but you must get in touch and discuss your situation first.

This practice is only for those who are regular yoga practitioners.

Cost

Suggested donation £108; this includes accommodation and all meals.

How to book 

For more information or to book, contact brahmananda108@gmail.com.

Please note there are only 12 spaces available.

Application form»

Pre-practice information»

Venue Patanjali Centre for Classical Yoga, The Cott, Marley Lane, Battle TN33 0RE
Starts at 06:00pm on Friday 19 September 2014
Ends at 11:00am on Sunday 21 September 2014


Sound and Mantra
with Krishnadyanam

We shall look at how sound resonates in the body and the use of different mantras.

No previous experience necessary.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:30am on Saturday 20 September 2014
Ends at 05:30pm on Saturday 20 September 2014


First Aid with Colin Fordham 
Saturday 27 September 2014 @ 10am-4pm

For fully qualified teachers only.
Please check with centre for availability.
The fee is £40 which includes a certificate on successful completion.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 10:00am on Saturday 27 September 2014
Ends at 04:00pm on Saturday 27 September 2014


Brush Up Your Teaching Skills
with Swami Pragyamurti

For teachers who have qualified through the 2 year Satyananda Yoga/Bihar School of Yoga course, or those who have successfully completed a Satyananda Yoga Integration course.

Priority will be given to those who accompany their application and fee with a note explaining which teaching skills they want to work on.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:00am on Saturday 18 October 2014
Ends at 03:00pm on Sunday 19 October 2014


Pranayama & Meditation
with Swami Anasakti

We will explore a variety of pranayama and meditation techniques that will help connect with the Inner Self to bring about a state of silence and tranquillity. There will have a variety of powerful tools to take away for continuous use and development on your spiritual path.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:00am on Saturday 15 November 2014
Ends at 05:00pm on Saturday 15 November 2014


Developing Personal Sadhana
with Swami Pragyamurti

For those who wish to develop and maintain a systematic and progressive regular home
practice sadhana.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:00am on Saturday 22 November 2014
Ends at 05:00pm on Saturday 22 November 2014


Heartspace Weekend (Residential) – NOTE CHANGE OF DATE (was 10-11 January 2015)
with Swami Pragyamurti

For students with some experience.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:00am on Saturday 17 January 2015
Ends at 04:00pm on Sunday 18 January 2015


Tattwa Shuddhi Weekend (Residential)
with Swami Pragyamurti

Intended for experienced students who have been attending Swami Pragyamurti’s weekly classes.

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:00am on Saturday 24 January 2015
Ends at 04:00pm on Sunday 25 January 2015


Yantra Drawing and Painting
with Brahmananda

The focus will be on the techniques of drawing and painting yantra. No previous experience is necessary, though a willingness to do some basic geometry will be useful!

Venue SYC London, 70 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD
Starts at 09:00am on Saturday 14 February 2015
Ends at 05:00pm on Saturday 14 February 2015