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Inspiration from the Ashram Garden

The contribution and impact of nature on our lives is often taken for granted. How many of us take the time in the middle of our busyness to stop, look, and listen? And yet, a simple walk around the gardens and natural spaces of the ashram gives us an opportunity to be nourished and healed and to learn spiritual truths. All that is required is that we become silent and open our eyes, ears, and most importantly, our hearts. The Sacredness of All Life The ashram garden is kept and maintained in the most pure way, according to the instructions …
Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda | sivanandabahamas.org

Secrets of the Sivananda Yoga Sequence

Question:Would you explain the reason for the order of the 12 basic postures in the Sivananda Yoga Sequence? Answer:Yogic practices by nature are fundamentally spiritual practices, including the yoga asanas. They have a higher, lofty spiritual purpose …

Creating Healing Balance Through Permaculture with Richard Powell

Presenter Spotlight: Richard Powell Please share what you do in 10-15 words: I teach permaculture, an applied ecological design science, to empower mankind to heal the earth. Why do you do what you do? In short, to create Eden with our local and global …
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Yoga for Healthy Bones

About half of all people over age 50 have low bone mass, says yoga teacher and wellness practitioner Beata Barnard (Savitri-Devi). Bone loss is in such high proportion that an estimated 70 percent of hip fractures are related to osteoporosis. This epid …
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The Sivananda Daily Chant

Chant with us! Please enjoy this video of the Sivananda Daily Chant, led by Swami Hridyananda and filmed during satsang at the Yoga Retreat in March 2014. We hope you find inspiration and return often.
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Welcome from Swami Swaroopananda

Welcome. It is with great pleasure that I invite you to join us in the Bahamas this year for another season of joy, beauty, and wisdom and the profound teachings of yoga given to us by our teacher, Swami Vishnudevananda and his teacher, Swami Sivananda …
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Community Voices: First Yoga Experiences

Do you remember the details of your first yoga experience?   Yoga came to me unexpected. My first yoga experience was initiated by a close friend. One rainy evening, she asked me to join her at a new studio in Vancouver, Canada. I was very hesitan …