TTC venues in Europe and North India
Sivananda Yoga Retreat House, Reith near Kitzbühel, Tyrol, Austria
The Retreat House is an oasis of peace nestled on a sunny slope in the picturesque Kitzbühel Alps. It’s the perfect place for those seeking inner peace and new energy through yoga. Various spaces are available for the yoga practice: the large meditation room, the bright yoga hall and the outdoor platform with its splendid panoramic view of the Alps. The sunny deck is an ideal place for study or for a nice chat with friends. For more information>>
Ashram de Yoga Sivananda, Neuville-aux-bois, Orleans, France
The Ashram de Yoga Sivananda is a religious, state-recognised yogic order. This first Sivananda Ashram in Europe was founded in 2000 and is the ideal place for people who are seeking a healthy and balanced lifestyle with a positive, spiritual orientation.
The ashram features a large park with old trees and the song of many species of bird, a large outdoor asana platform and a meditation temple. For more information >>
Rudraprayag, Himalayas, India
Rudraprayag is an ancient pilgrimage town (20,000 inhabitants) at the point of confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini, which are both tributaries to the River Ganges. Altitude of 890 m, 370 km away from Delhi. The area carries the spiritual thought currents of generations of spiritual seekers and pilgrims who walked and prayed in these pristine natural surroundings. More information >>
Aluenda, Zaragoza, Spain
The ‘La Casa Toya’ retreat house lies halfway between Madrid and Barcelona in the small mountain village of Aluenda. Surrounded by groves of cherry trees, the retreat house commands a sweeping view of the sierra. For more information >>
Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, London, UK
The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre is located in southwest London, an area bordering the south bank of the River Thames. The Centre is an oasis of peace and calm. The teaching spaces are quiet with large skylights bringing in an abundance of natural light. The new Sivananda Peace Garden has created a real getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Putney boasts an abundance of lush green spaces and has the feel of a quaint English village. The magnificent commons are just minutes away and are a perfect retreat from the stress of the city. At 5 minutes from the River Thames, one has access to nature walks and bike trails, the Wetland Bird Sanctuary and the famous Richmond Park. For more information >>
Eastern Europe – Poland
Since 2005, the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course has also been held in Eastern Europe.
This year it will take place in Poland at the ‘Lesnik’ Centre for Education and Vacation near Ustka (115 km west of Gdansk) behind the beautiful sand dunes of the Baltic seacoast. Surrounded by broad expanses of forest, this peaceful place is ideal for the intensive practice of yoga and meditation. For more information >>
Bracciano is a small town about 30 kilometres northwest of Rome. It is famous for its volcanic lake and its well-preserved medieval castle. The TTC will be held in Borgo Paola, a former farmhouse surrounded by woodlands which is an ideal place for the practice of yoga and meditation. For more information >>
Lithuania, 37 km from Vilnius
The yoga teachers' training course in Lithuania is held in a beautiful location just 37 km from Vilnius.
The venue is located on the shore of a lake, surrounded by wide meadows. It is an oasis of tranquility and an ideal place for meditation. The rooms are lovingly furnished and make everyone feel at home. The song of many birds soothes the soul, while the quiet lake amidst green nature invites contemplation. For more information >>