Transformational Yoga Workshop with Swami Vidyanand (3-4 March 2018)

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Transformational Yoga Workshop with Swami Vidyanand (3-4 March 2018) 2018-01-02T13:52:45+00:00


Inner Journey: Outer Self to Eternal Self.

Experience the teachings of Yoga under the guidance of Sri Swami Vidyanand, a renowned Guru form India. Learn how to make the transition from the outer self to the inner self, connecting more deeply with your Higher and Conscious nature. During this retreat, Swamiji will guide people to connect within and experience the true knowledge, wisdom, power and potential that Yoga brings.

  • Yogic Chakras and Yogic bodies: A radical approach to the Chakras, connecting them to the 5 Koshas (5 bodies) and also understanding and experiencing the Chakras in a practical manner. What are The Chakras? How to day affect our day to day functioning? How to bring harmony to them? How to Harness their true potential.
  • Integral Kundalini: Learn About the Kundalini beyond Mooladhara Chakra. Understand and experience under Swamiji’s guidance, something that is not available in any book, resource or on the internet!
  • 4 Dimensional Kundalini Awakening: Learn how to generate the Kundalini energy.
  • Purification: Un-transformed bodies have a lot of toxins and these toxins have a lot of stress and imbalance in our Physical, Prana, Mental and Psychic. You will learn the theory and purification methods of the Physical Body, Prana Body, Mental Body and Psychic.


Sri Swami Vidyanand is the Founder of Transformational Yoga – an integral approach to physical health, emotional balance, mental and spiritual clarity. It is an innovative yogic system that synthesizes techniques of Hatha, Raja, Mantra, and Kundalini Yoga to bring about rapid transformation. His signature system is inspired by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. In depth focus of asanas, the chakras, mantras, and breathing and meditation techniques gives you the knowledge you need to purify your body, stabilise your emotions, focus your mind, and increase your spiritual well-being. Transformational Yoga goes far beyond just physical exercise. While offering a complete approach to well-being, Transformational Yoga takes into account physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of health. It functions on a deeper level to stimulate kundalini energy to move up through the chakras, purifying and awakening the pure body.

Non-residential $250 (includes lunch on both days)

Residential: $325 (includes lunch and dinner on Saturday, breakfast and lunch on Sunday and 1 night twin share accommodation)


Get a $50 discount to New Zealand’s International Yoga Festival with every booking!

About Sri Swami Vidyanand

Sri Swami Vidyanand is a renowned Yoga Guru from India who created Transformational Yoga and is the Founder of Yoga Alliance International and Meditation Alliance International, Yoga Alliance India, Yoga Alliance Europe – organizations devoted to nurturing authentic Yoga traditions throughout the world and foster a community of Authentic Yoga & Meditation teachers, schools and practitioners.

A devotee and Yogi inspired by The Mother and Sri Aurobindo, Swami Vidyanand was born in a family of renowned Bhakti Yogi’s of an unbroken tradition of over 500 years, Swamiji received his initiation into the Spiritual and Yogic practices at an early age and was trained in the traditional Indian way, through apprenticeships under enlightened Yoga Masters such as Paramhansa Satyananda Saraswati (Founder of the Bihar School of Yoga), and was also initiated in White Tantra from Paramhansa Pitambara Peeth. His first guru was his father, Sri Harihar Goswami, a highly respected Traditional Indian Yogi who taught the Vedas, Ramanyanana, The Upanishad and Sacred Texts and he has also learnt from other known and unknown Himalayan and Tibetan Masters.

Swamiji is simple, humble, joyful and deeply knowledgeable. He is generous with his teachings and shares freely the knowledge and practices that help people expand their consciousness and transform their lives. His teachings allow people to understand the wisdom and knowledge of Yoga in a simple, easy, scientific and practical manner. Renowned for Guiding Masters and teachers, His presence, compassion and radiant energy are a testimony to his own spiritual achievement – something that has been experienced by all the lives that he has touched. He is now based in Kottakuppam, near Auroville and Pondicherry in India, where he has made the SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga, India and teaches Yoga & Meditation Teachers and seekers from all over the world.

About Utkarsh Sanjanwala

Utkarsh Sanjanwala will be assisting Swamiji and also teaching in the program. Utkarsh is an experienced Yoga Master from India and a direct disciple of Sri Swami Vidyanand. Utkarsh brought the teachings of Transformational Yoga – a practice founded on the philosophy of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo, to New Zealand in 2015. He currently lives and works in Auckland, sharing the teachings of authentic Indian Yoga with yogis from across the globe.

Though primarily a Yoga Teacher & Therapist, he is also a painter, photographer, graphic designer, writer and a musician whose life got transformed when he got introduced to Yoga. In 2008, he began to explore the traditional Yoga. Soon after, he quit his corporate job to fully explore yoga as a subject as well as a spiritual path and way of living. He apprenticed for many years under teachers in the Bihar Yoga (Satyananda) tradition before he met Swamiji in Auroville. He is the Director for Swamiji’s School in New Zealand and also Administrative Director for Meditation Alliance International, SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga, India and Yoga Alliance Europe News.

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