Doug Swenson


Doug Swenson began his study of yoga in 1969. He has had the fortune of studying with many great teachers including Dr. Ernest Wood, K. Pattabhi Jois, Ramanand Patel and others. Doug is a master yoga practitioner, philosopher, poet and dedicated health advocate. He has incorporated influences from several different yoga systems along with his passion for nutrition and the environment to develop his unique approach. Over the years he has authored several books; “Yoga Helps”, “The Diet That Loves You Most”, “Power Yoga for Dummies”  and “Mastering The Secrets of Yoga Flow”. He travels extensively offering workshops, retreats and teacher training courses around the world. Don’t miss the opportunity to study with one of the world’s top instructors. Doug’s classes are always invigorating and inspirational and his supportive style of teaching and keen sense of humor send his students home with a smile on their face and a softness within their heart.

Saturday, 25th of October 2014

Mastering the Secrets of Yoga Flow – (Beginner – Advanced): 13.00-15.30

The main focus of this class is centered around the fluid movements of soft and hard form vinyasa and how to expand this philosophy to create flow in your daily life – a variety of yoga postures – both easy and challenging will be used. Explanation will be made as to how the fluid energy lines of vinyasa in your yoga practice can affect your daily life in a positive way. A connection is made to help create a flow in your diet, at work in relationships and throughout your daily life.

Lecture about Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle: 16.00-17.00

Sunday, 26th of October 2014

Ashtanga with Extra Spice – (Intermediate  – Advanced): 10.00-12.30

This class will follow the order of asanas for 1st level Ashtanga, with the addition of some poses from 2nd and 3rd blended in at appropriate places in your routine. This class includes hands on adjustments and personal suggestions on how to enhance your practice. Class ends with pranayama, and deep relaxation.

Yin Yoga – (Beginner – Advanced): 13.00-15.30

In this class the students will enjoy the simplicitiy of a nurturing, gentle asana flow. Many postures will be supportive, relaxing and held for longer duration. The vinyasa will be light (no muscle resistance).

Please register with Michèle for the classes: michele@niyama-yoga.ch

Price per class: Fr. 60.–; all 3 classes together: Fr. 150.– (plus free lecture if you take all 3 classes)

Lecture: Fr 20.– (drop in; you don’t have to register for the lecture)