SYVP news June 2011 to January 2012
2nd YTTC-1 in Almora, Himalayas:
The 2nd Yoga Teacher Training course - level 1, of SYVP went well with a group of 30 students in the Shree Kalyanika Himalaya Devsthanam Ashram in Almora in the Himalayas from Jun - Jul 2011.
Swami Govindananda, Swami Tattvarupananda, Swami Nivedanananda, Arun Pandala and Dr Reshmi Mehrotra were the main teachers.
Swami Tatvarupananda - tour to Germany:
Swamiji made his annual lecture tour of Germany during May and Jun 2011, visiting many places to take the students into the depths of Vedantic wisdom.
He returned to his Gurukulam to continue his service to the young members guiding them in all aspects of life. (http://www.jjkgurukulam.org/)
Swami Govindananda visited Germany in Jul - Aug 2011:
Swamiji made his first tour abroad after founding Sivananda Yoga Vidya Peetham in July & August 2011. He visited many yoga centres in Germany giving yoga classes, satsangs, talks on Yoga and Vedanta
After returning from Germany, Swamiji visited Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra in Sept 2011 as part of his Australian tour.
More info on Swamiji's Australian tour can be found on his blog - http://swamigovindananda.wordpress.com/2011/10/25/swamijis-australian-adventure/
More Yoga Teacher Training Courses, Hatha Yoga Intensives & Yoga Sadhana Camps in 2011:
SYVP conducted its 3rd Yoga Teacher Training course, level 1 at the Holistic Centre for Yoga & Vedanta, Amboli, Maharashtra. All the 14 yogis of the course graduated successfully. Swami Govindananda, Swami Tattvarupananda, Swami Nivedanananda, Dr Reshmi Mehrotra and Sita - Yumiko Teresaki were the main teachers.
The 2nd HYI of SYVP was held during Dec 2011 in Amboli. Swami Govindananda was the main teacher for the course.
SYVP conducted two YSCs in Amboli with a 2 week duration during the period Oct - Jan 2012.
The Jan 2012 camp had a deep study of Tatvabodha, a vedanta text by Adi Sankaracharya, helping the students to understand the basic ideas of Vedanta in a very thorough manner.