Centre de Yoga
Yoga Geneva
Getting Started
How to start


You are completely beginner

Free trial class every monday at 8pm
Beginner's courses ( yoga 1 et yoga 2 ) several time per month

You already practicing yoga

Yoga practionners can join directly the opens or soft classes



Free trial class

Every monday from 8pm to 9:30pm

Discover yoga, every monday we have free trial class 90minn
Open days, trial class from 3pm to 4 pm
Bring confortable clothes (changing room available), one yoga mat or a towel
Do not eat 2 hour before


Open days

One afternoon to discover yoga

Saturdays form 2 to 6 pm. All activities are free. No need to book
Next dates: 18 mai, 21 september
Bring confortable clothes (changing room available), one yoga mat or a towel
Do not eat 2 hours before

10% reduction on all yoga courses and multi-class cards

2 pm Introduction to Yoga
3 pm Trial class
4 pm Introduction to méditation
5 pm Informations on yoga vacation and teacher training courses.


Who we are

Yoga in the heart of Geneva
The Sivananda Yoga Centre, founded in 1975, is the ideal environment for your practice with a surface of 160 m2 and three light and airy rooms. Choose from over 25 activities a week. In the reception area take the time to relax, share experiences with interesting people and receive advice from our teachers about any yoga matters. For 40 years, our priority is classical teaching of yoga, attention to detail and individual consultations.

The teaching team
The Sivananda Yoga Centre is directed by Swami Sivadasananda, a long-standing disciple of the founder Swami Vishnudevananda, who has over 25 years’ experience teaching yoga. In Geneva, a team of about 20 teachers, qualified with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres, ensure an authentic teaching experience. 

What we teach
A yoga class comprises a series of postures (asanas) that help you to release tension in your muscles and develop strength, flexibility and physical fitness. 
The breathing exercises (pranayama) increase the life force. 
The relaxation exercises are the basis for rest and inner bliss.


Swami Vishnudevananda
Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way.” 
- Swami Vishnudevananda
Les 5 principes de base du Yoga

The 5 principles of yoga of Swami Vishnudevananda , fondation of the teaching of the SIvananda yoga centers.

Proper exercice

Asanas or postures to improve flexibility, create a stronger skeletal system and improve circulation and muscle tone.

Proper breathing (pranayama)

breathing exercises to increase energy levels and improve concentration.
Proper relaxation (savasana) Complete physical and mental relaxation using specific techniques to calm the nervous system.
Proper diet (végétarienne) A complete diet - vegetarian - that nourishes the body and mind and provides a primary source of energy.

Positive thinking & méditation (vedanta & dhyana)

Developing concentration, mental strength and intuition as a path to inner peace.




Practical informations

· Opening time

Monday - friday 9:30 am to 8 pm
Saturday 10:30 am to 2 pm
Sunday 3:30 pm to 5:30pm

· Come 10 to 15 minutes before the class
· Do not eat 2 hours before the class.
· Please switch your mobile phone for the peace of the center
· Changing room, yoga mats, blankets and cushions available





· Please register for all courses, workshops and special programmes in advance by telephone or email.
· If you decide to cancel or change a course there is an administrative fee of 20 frs
· The course fee will not be refunded but you will receive 
   a credit note (less the 20 frs administrative fee) on request.

 Forfait et réductions
· Students and the unemployed receive a 10% reduction on all the courses and multiple-class cards
· If you register for two courses at the same time you pay 225 frs.
· Those attending a course may take a normal-level or gentle-level drop-in class for 15 frs


Voluntary service


All of the centre’s activities depend on voluntary service (Karma Yoga). Donations only help to pay for the cost of running the Centre.

All talents are welcome: 
Cooking, maintenance, computers, reception. Come spend a few hours 
a week in the Centre’s positive and warmhearted energy. .

Call us at 022 328 03 28

Karma-yoga weekend:

Karma Yoga (selfless service) is the foundation of all the Sivananda Centers activities and of all paths of Yoga. It is an exceptional occasion to feel the unity of life and to offer some of our time and energy to others. You can come for one hour, two hours, a morning or an afternoon. Please call the Center to give your name and availability.

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