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Yoga & Ayurveda I - detox of body and mind

Come and learn about the two sister disciplines yoga and ayurveda and their connection. Take tips for your everyday life back home on lifestyle, diet and exercise.


Sint Jacobsstraat 8, Vlissingen NL 4381EL

Type of Event

  • Workshop

Yoga Styles



Mar 19
10:00 amto17:30 pm

We will have our lunchbreak together in the retreat apartment above the yogacenter.
You can stay in our retreatcentre above the yogaschool if you wish to. Please contact us for details.
From 18:00 o'clock on we will start our healing fire ceremony (havan) if you wish to join in (costs by donation €5).


85 €

Including hand-outs and yummy ayurvedic food and snack, tea and water will be provided.

Full Description

Yoga & Ayruveda
- one day workshop with yoga, ayurveda and ayurvedic food

Content: come and learn about the two sister disciplines yoga and ayurveda and their connection. Take tips for your everyday life back home on lifestyle, diet and exercise.

We will have a look on our own body constitution according to ayurveda and connect this with matching exercises from yoga and meditation. Theory and practice go hand in hand. A deeper look on our lifestyle and possible diet will give inspiring ideas of what you can do to integrate yoga and ayurveda in your everyday life.

It is spingtime - so as an extrafocus we will have a deeper look on the cleansing practices yoga & ayurveda provide for us to detox and for a better, healthier life. These include: cleansing yogaexercises, cleansing breathworks, cleansing meditationpractices - in theory and practice.

This day will give you an insight in your own life, habits and lifestyle. You will learn practices to detox your body, soul, emotions and spirit.

At the end of the day you can take this insight back home together with pracitcal avices for your everyday life.

The teachers:
Melco Rasica studied philosophy, antropology and
theology in the USA along with yoga, vedanta
and ayurveda in India and the USA.
He regularly follows courses, workshops, and seminars on yoga, Vedanta and Ayurveda.
Sascha Pfeifer studied behavioural science, special needs education and speech-/breaththerapy in Germany along with yoga and meditation in Germany, Sweden and India.
He regularly follows courses, workshops and seminars on yoga, meditation and psychology/therapy.

Date: 19th march 2016
Time: 10.00 to 17.30 incl delicious ayurvedic lunch and snack. Costs: € 85
Venue: Yoga Sadhana - City Yoga Retreat Vlissingen
Teachers: Melko Rasica - Yoga Vidya Center (Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedanta) and Sascha Pfeifer - Yoga Sadhana (Yoga, Meditation, Psychology) can stay in our retreat center. We have enough space for people to stay in our apartment above the yogacenter. Please do not hesitate to contact us via

Here our programm for the yogafull day:
10:00 - 10:30 welcome and begin
10:30 - 11:00 let's have a look on yoga & ayurveda
cleansing and bodily humours - what is it en how to do?
11:00 - 12:00 Yoga lesson 1 -
cleansing yogatechniques and pranayama
12:00 - 12:30 theory over ayurveda 1
doshas/bodily humors and gunas/qualities
12:30 - 13.00 yoga nidra deeprelaxation
13:00 - 14:14 lunch (ayurvedic) + break
14:15 - 15:15 practice and theory over ayurveda 2
my bodily humour and what is good for me individually?
groupwork and discussion
15:15 - 16:15 Yoga lesson 2
tridosha yoga, pranayama and meditation
16:15 - 16:30 teabreak and snack (ayurvedic)
16:30 - 17:00 theory over ayurveda 3
cleansing techniques for everyday life, individual answers
& questions
17:15 - 17.30 ending ceremony

18:00 - 19:00 sacred healing fire ceremony | havan

Welcome to join in!

Deze workshop is als bijscholing voor yogadocenten door de VYN erkend (6 bijscholingspunten).

This will be part one of our yoga & ayurveda workshops.
Part two will take place on saturday 24th of september from 10:00 to 17:30 o'clock at Yoga Sadhana - City Yoga Retreat Vlissingen. Content: The bodily energies and layers of our body and mind (koshas)
Part three will take place begin 2017. Content: yoga, ayurveda & the chakras.