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Yoga vacation programme in Ustka, Poland

10 – 20 September 2018

Yoga vacation is possible any time between these dates. 

Yoga vacation is taught in English, with translation into Polish, Russian and Lithuanian.


1 day: €52
7 days: €360
Includes accommodation, 2 vegetarian meals, yoga programme

Special price for Eastern European teachers during the teacher’s week:
1 day: €26, 7 days: €180 

PLEASE NOTE: Accommodation – if available – will be in Lesnik (where the teacher training course is taking place). If not available, it will be in a nearby hotel 15–20 min by foot, or 5 min by car. 

Application for yoga vacation (PDF) >>

Please send your application form by email to polandregistration(at)sivananda.net

What to bring

Yoga mat, meditation cushion, toiletries, blanket, torch (flashlight), warm and comfortable clothing, slippers and comfortable shoes for walking. Towels and bed sheets are provided by the hotel. All yoga accessories are also available in our boutique in Lesnik.

Daily schedule

5:30 am: Wake up
6:00 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, lecture
8:00 am: Asana class
10:00 am: Vegetarian meal
12:00 pm: Lecture
4:00 pm: Asana class
6:00 pm: Vegetarian meal
8:00 pm: Evening meditation, mantra chanting, lecture
Occasionally changes are made to the daily schedule.

The following special programmes are included in the yoga vacation programme

Special Programme: 11–17 September 2019

Bhagavata Saptaha – Eastern Wisdom Melodies
With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

Readings and discourse from the classical yoga scripture Bhagavatam on the journey to the meaning of life. The storytelling, poetry, music and philosophy uplift the heart and the mind.

Sri Venugopal Goswami is a spiritual teacher in a tradition which has nurtured the flame of Bhakti Yoga since the 16th century. He received his musical training from the great Indian vocalist master Pandit Jasraj. The spoken word, the mantra recitations, the subtle tones of the Ragas and the uplifting Bhajans are a deep source of ancient yogic wisdom. With live music: Harmonium, vocals, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.

Swami Durgananda

Lectures with Swami Durgananda, Yoga Acharya: Obstacles on the Inner Path and How to Overcome Them

Swami Durgananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres in Europe. Her practical and intuitive style of teaching is the result of intense practice and over 40 years of teaching experience.

Swami Sivadasananda

Asana classes, workshops and Satsangs with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya

Swami Sivadasananda, senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, has taught at workshops and Yoga Teachers' Training Courses around the world for many years. He is a dynamic, precise and knowledgeable instructor.

Further Training Week for International Sivananda Yoga Teachers

Teachers' Week: Further Training for Yoga Teachers

Please note that it now includes a teachers' further training “How to teach Yoga to Children”. 

13 September: Further training “Applying Bhakti in Daily Life” with Swami Bhagavatananda

  • Lecture “How to establish an altar and do a simple Puja at home”
  • Teachers’ Correction Workshop: Pranayama and Sun Salutation

14/15 September: Further training with Kailas “The art of correcting asanas”

  • Lectures: 
    • How to teach a class for students of different levels
    • How to prevent yoga injuries
  • Teachers’ Correction Workshops:
    • Inverted poses: headstand and variations, scorpion, shoulder stand and variations
    • How to help students with balancing poses: crow, peacock, eagle, tip toe pose, Nataraj pose

Kailas will also teach most of the Asana classes for teachers throughout the week.

16 September: Further training “Explore the proper use of Yoga Vocabulary” with Swami Gokulananda

  • Lecture: explore the proper use of yoga vocabulary during an Asana class
  • Teachers’ Correction Workshop: proper timing and use of voice during an asana class

16/17 September: Further training "How to teach Yoga to Children" with Ananta

  • Lectures: 
    • Simple postures, inventive and well suited to children’s daily life 
    • How to help children breathe better, develop concentration and relax 
  • Two practical workshops on how to teach basic classes for children of different age-groups.

Yoga Vacation programme

Daily 2 yoga classes, one lecture on the benefits of Asanas and other Yoga practices, morning and evening meditation, vegetarian meals.

Throughout the week there will be Satsangs with the Swamis and other senior teachers, nature walks on the beach and in the forest, a bonfire meditation and a Puja for the celebration of the spiritual festival of Ganesha Chaturthi.

Rates for the teachers week

€52 / 220 PLN per day, €360 /1500 PLN for 7 days (including accommodation, 2 vegetarian meals daily and all programmes)

Special price for Sivananda Teachers from Eastern Europe:

€26 per day, €180 for 7 days