At Sivananda yoga, we teach classical hatha yoga, with each class beginning with breathing exercises, followed by 
sun salutations and 12 basic asanas and their variations. It's a sequence carefully compiled by founder 
Swami Vishnu Devananda. You will learn why one posture is followed by another,
in that specific sequence, for the maximum benefit.
 
Sivananda Yoga Class Schedule
 
TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
8.30 - 9.50am
           
Int/Advanced
9.30 - 10.30am
         
Satsang
 
10.00 - 11.20am
           
Beginner
10.50am - 12.15pm
         
Int/Advanced
 
11.30am - 1.00pm
           
Course/WS
12.30 - 1.50pm
         
Beginner
 
6.30 - 7.50pm
Beginner
Int/Advanced
Beginner
Int/Advanced
Beginner
   
8.00 - 9.20pm
Course/WS
Beginner
Int/Advanced
Beginner
Course/WS
   
 
1 Hour 20 mins On-going Yoga Classes
 
 
Class includes Pranayama (breathing), Sun Salutation, a regular series of beginner level asanas and relaxations. This class is suitable for students who have completed Beginner Course or new students who have some yoga experience or certain ability to follow the ongoing instructions.
Slow learner need to take Beginner Course for conducive learning.
 
 
 
Yoga Courses
 














 

A systematic introduction to the theory and practice of yoga for beginners or for anyone looking to renew their practice. This course takes a step by step approach for developing strength, flexibility, good breathing habits, concentration and relaxation through:
-Yoga postures (Asanas)
-Breathing exercises (Pranayama)
-Relaxation exercises
-Introduction to 5 points of yoga
-Basic major asanas and their benefits

Course meeting dates for Weekdays course, every monday & friday 8.00-9.30pm:
January: 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27. February: 3, 7.

Class duration: 90 minutes.
Fee: $270 for 8 classes + 2 ongoing classes + YOGA Your Home Practice Companion Book.

Pre-registration and payment is required.
















 

Intermediate course is an ideal course for those wanting to go deeper into their yoga practice.
The course includes a thorough introduction and preparation for practice of headstand, and focus on classical variations. Intermediate course will prepare you to be easily following Open Class level. This twice a week course for a short 2 weeks time.

Who should attend:
- Students progressing from Beginner Course
- Students practising at on-going Beginner Class level who are in transition to practice at
. Open Class level (please check with your teacher if you are ready to join).
- Open Class students who need to work on the details of the postures.

Course meeting dates:
October: 21, 25, 28. November: 1.

Class duration: 90 minutes.
Fee: $120

Pre-registration and payment is required.















 
This class is for students who are very comfortable in the open class level and are keen to take their practice to a higher and deeper level. You will learn in a systematic way, how to get into the more advanced variations such as pigeon, peacock and scorpion, so that you can gradually include them in your regular practice. This twice a week course for a short 2 weeks time.

Who should attend:  
Open class students.

Course meeting dates:
Not scheduled

Class duration: 90 minutes.
Fee: $120

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Healing Yoga Private Class
Yoga can be a powerful method of self-healing for the body and mind. We provide free consultations for individuals who are interested in using yoga techniques to maintain, enhance or restore health. A personalised yoga practice sequence will be drawn up and taught over 8 weekly sessions, based on the specific issues or ailments of the student. Students will be given homework to practise the yoga sequence on their own. Healing yoga thus serves to empower individuals to understand more about the workings of their own body, and the causes of disease, so that they can help themselves.
 
 

Cervical Issues
Back Pain
Scoliosis
Sciatica
Stress Relief
Pre-Natal
Hips and Knees Issues


 
Yoga Class Etiquette





  + Strickly no short-pants allowed. Pants should at least over the knees.
+ Arrive on time for your class, late arrivals can be disruptive.
+ Classes are practiced barefoot. Upon entering the studio, leave your shoes in the designated area.
+ Turn on silent mode all electronic devices that may be disruptive to others.
+ Advise the teacher of any injury or medical condition (including pregnancy) before class starts.
+ Once the teacher begins class, refrain from talking to others.
+ Keep voices low while in the studio and waiting room.
+ If possible reserve questions for after the class.
+ Remember to pick up and neatly put away yoga mat used during the class.
+ Go at your own pace. Be gentle and respectful towards your body, never moving to the point of pain.
+ If you must leave early, tell the teacher in advance.
 
Workshops / WS
Headstand / Inverstion Workshop


  Headstand (Sirshasana) is also called the King of Asanas has powerful benefits for both body & mind. By reversing the nornal effects of gravity, it rests the heart, aids blood circulation and relieves pressure on the lower back, improve memory and concentration.


Step-by-step guidance to bring ease to your mind and body while you are upside down. This workshop will help students for their headstand practice and for those who could hold headstand comfortably should prepare to progress to scorpio, tri-pod and headstand with hands variation.

Who should attend:
Intermediate/Advanced students

Workshop meeting dates:
15 December, Sunday 11.30am

Fee: $30

Pre-registration and payment is required.

Forward Bending Workshop


  Regular yoga practice comprises of forward bending, backward bending and sidebending asanas. This workshop is to deepen the understanding of forward bending benefits in both physical and pranic levels; which asanas are considered forward bending. It will also bring the awareness of stretching particular parts of the body, internal organs and breathing. Suitable for students at all levels. Taking both Forward Bending and Backward Bending Workshops is highly recommended.


Highlight of this workshop:
+use our own body condition (limitation & advantage) to explore the asanas
+bring awareness of stretching particular parts of the body, internal organs and breathing

Who should attend:
All levels of students

Workshop meeting dates:
16 September, Monday 8.00-9.30pm

Fee: $30

Pre-registration and payment is required.

Backward Bending Workshop


  The nature of backward bending asanas are stimulating and extroverting. Understanding the benefits of different backward bending postures to different part of the muscles. Improving your backbend by understand how it works, including how to breathe, position and adjust to your potential flexibility. Suitable for students at all levels. Taking both Forward Bending and Backward Bending Workshops is highly recommended.


Highlight of this workshop:
+Improving your practice by understanding how different backward bending posture works on different part of the muscles group, including how to breathe, positioning and adjust to your potential flexibility.

Who should attend:
All levels of students

Workshop meeting dates:
20 September, Friday 8.00-9.30pm

Fee: $30

Pre-registration and payment is required.

Twisting, Balancing & Triangle Workshop


  These one and an half hour workshops offer practical inspiration to deepen your experience of the basic yoga postures and their variations focus on twisting, balancing and triangle.
The asana class will focus on improving the awareness of specific benefits of the postures.
The special workshops open to all students who want to take their practice to the next level.


The workshops will emphasize the following points:
+ Increasing strength and flexibility in the Asanas
+ A step-by-step approach
+ Detailed explanations and demonstrations
+ Detailed corrections and individual tips for improving your practice.

Who should attend:
All levels of students

Workshop meeting dates:
11 & 18 November, Monday 8.00-9.30pm

Fee: $60

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Nasal Cleansing Workshop


  Yogic cleansing exercises are also called Kriyas using Water and Air to cleanse our physical body and purify our Nadis (energy channels). Water cleansing includes nasal cleansing with water (Jala Neti) and with string (Sutra Neti).This exercise to remove excess mucus from the nasal cavity, improving your sense of smell and overall respiratory hygiene.


During Jala Neti exercise, warm salt water is made to flow from one nostril to the other and from the nose into the mouth in order to eliminate excess mucus. Whereas during Sutra Neti exercise, a rubber string will go through nasal cavity to get rid of stubborn mucus. Neti pot and rubber string are required for this exercise (available at yoga centre).

Who should attend:
- Current students who still could not feel the benefits described above, or still feel stressful during the practice.
- People prone to cold, sinusitis, asthma.
- People who aware of healthy living starts from physical and mental cleanse.

Workshop meeting dates:
12 January - Sunday 11.30am

Fee: $30
Neti Pot: $10 and String: $2

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Introduction to Meditation


  Meditation and its benefits have been well-known by people from all works of life. Many people have taken meditation courses to learn the techniques in hope to relax, better concentration, reduce stress, recharged, clarity of mind or to know one Self. However, how many of us after taken meditation course, still find meditation is not easy, still have lots of thoughts the seconds we sit cross-legged and close the eyes?


We want to use meditation for relaxation but we ourself is not relax enough or we are not as prepared to do meditation. The truth is, a person who is not relax is not suitable to jump into meditation directly. When mind in a stressful condition, it is very hard to meditate. So preparation is very important. We should prepare ourself in daily life so that when we sit down for meditation, we are relaxed, not bothered by many thoughts, so we actually enjoy meditation and reap the benefits.

You will learn from this four-day workshop:
- Meditation is an inner connection, how to keep external world, external
- to be able to relax is to be able to unload people and issues from my head
- find my true nature which is peace and happiness
- Understanding of what I can do or what prespective/conditioning I should have to better prepared for meditation.
- Focusing not totally on meditation techniques, eventhough technique will be given.
- Suitable even for people who have followed certain technique, want to stick to own technique but want to better prepared for easying meditation.

Who should attend:
All levels of student

Workshop meeting dates:
August: 26,30. September: 2, 6. (4 classes)

Fee: $120

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Back Care Workshop


  This is a 2-day workshop. We will focus on the postures which will help back problems, including upper back tension and major lower back pain. Besides that we will teach you how to protect your back with some basic postures, some of which are included in our normal classes. But you will learn how to use the postures in a more targeted way, as well as how to do them more accurately and with more awareness of how they benefit you.


A print-out of the postures and the sequence will be provided as part of the course.

Who should attend:
All levels of students

Workshop meeting dates:
Not scheduled

Fee: $60

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Proper Relaxation Workshop


  Learn how to give rest to the body, mind and soul and find relief, comfort and ease as you go through your day. Swami Vishnudevananda prescribed "Proper Relaxation" as one of the five principles to alleviate physical and mental symptoms, promoting health and spiritual growth. Learn how to achieve perfect relaxation on all levels: physical, mental, and spiritual.


Who should attend:
All levels of students

Workshop meeting dates:
Not scheduled

Fee: $30

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Asanas Coaching Workshop


  Aim to help students with difficulties or improve in certain yoga posture choosen by students.
Teacher will demonstrate, explain and adjust base on the individual capacity how to approach the postures. This class will not follow our usual sequence, students choose the postures they want to improve on.


Who should attend:
All levels of students

Workshop meeting dates:
Not scheduled

Fee: one chop of your pass card or $22.

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Proper Diet & Cooking Workshop


  This workshop will emphasize on how we see the food from the yogic way: pure, stimulating, and lethargic effects to our body.
Learn the principle of ingredients combination to prepare nutritious, balanced and simple salad meal (raw & cooked).
Menu: Whole grain lunch salad and Cooked dinner salad. Both dish can stand alone as a meal.

Workshop meeting dates:
Not scheduled

Fee: $30

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Hips Opening Workshop


  Many postures in our daily practice of asanas require certain hip flexibility to practice at ease. This workshop will focus on restorative stretches, which you can practice as individual stretch in daily basis. This practice will also help to prepare our hip to sit longer in Meditation.

Workshop meeting dates:
22 December, Sunday 11.30am

Fee: $30

Pre-registration and payment is required.

 
Intensive Course


  This 4 days intensive course is to help students understand the sequence of asanas practice, works on the details which help improvement in the physical and mental state and the combination of variation which can help them to discipline their self-practice.


We are proposing 2 dates for this workshop, please register early to help us decide to commence one workshop or both if enough participant for both timing.

Workshop meeting dates:
Weekend course: January 19, 26. February 9, 16. Sunday 11.30am-1.00pm
Weekdays course: February 10, 14, 17, 21. Mon & Fri 8.00-9.30pm

Open for ALL LEVELS

Fee: $120

Pre-registration and payment is required.