Sanga Educational Institute (ASEI) is an academic institute in South
Africa dedicated to spreading the ancient Art and Science of Yoga to humanity.
The Centre was started by Dr Anne &
Dr Martin Combrinck in 1991.
are dedicated to quality holistic yoga education and training, nationally and
internationally. This is achieved by imparting the ancient knowledge of Yoga
to sincere students for integration of "body, mind and soul.
maintain and honour the ancient yoga teachings, while making them relevant
and practical in the present day and age. Our aim: To promote ethical,
integrated yoga principles in a way that is compatible to all traditions, cultures
and social groups.
Sanga, started in 1991, is inspired by he spiritual teachings of Paramahansa
Yogananda, author of the spiritual classic "Autobiography of a Yogi".
We offer Kriya Yoga courses, based on the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Sanga Educational Institute (ASEI) is the trade name under Pranava
Institute (Pty) Ltd (registration No: 2011/121974/07) - a legal
entity registered in South Africa.
Yoga Style|| |
teaching style is spiritually based with Integral & Vinyasa hatha yoga
yoga teaching is that of classical hatha yoga within a framework of Integral
Yoga, based on the teachings of Swami Sivananda (1887 1963)
and the Vinyasa Krama principles of Sri Krishnamacharya.
Yoga is based on Patanjali's Yoga Sutra and is all encompassing: -
all religions, castes, creeds. Vinyasa is a flow style of yoga asana building
up to a crescendo (most difficult pose in the class time), then calming down to
relaxation, pranayama and yoga nidra. It uses synchronisation of
breath, movement and mind resulting in a healthier person along with a perceptual
shift of life and world.
is taught to the student is relevant at that specific time, place, season/weather
and age (Ayurveda principles). This means anyone can practise our yoga
style. It is a practice that develops us from the inside, strengthening our weaknesses,
supporting our emotions, and re-connecting us to universal consciousness or spirit.
Teacher Training|| |
more than a 15 years, Ananda Sanga has been turning dedicated yoga
practitioners from around the world into capable and well-qualified Yoga Teachers.
training has modernised to become an intensive
practical training on the premises, as well as online training in the comfort
of their homes. Our Yoga Trainers have extensive
yoga experience spanning more than 35 years and are qualified Yoga Therapists.
training courses are aligned according to international standards and we are an
international Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance - South Africa.
yoga training curriculum is very comprehensive and cover all aspects pertaining
to yoga. Some of the topics included in our Yoga Training
* Yoga history & philosophy.
Yoga and meditation.
* Patanjali's Sutras.
* Class planning and principles
* Applied Anatomy & Physiology.
* Ayurveda principles.
* All aspects of Yoga Therapy etc.
of our Yoga Trainings|| |
emphasis of this Yoga Teacher Training is to produce international well
qualified and dedicated Yoga Teachers, with an understanding of the theory and
practice of classical yoga postures. The postures will be taught with respect
to correct spinal alignment, inner focus, and proper breathing. The training will
also focus on the foundational knowledge of traditional yoga postures and develop
an understanding of the principles of vinyasa, counterpose, and modification.
Yoga Training is geared to develop students as excellent Yoga Teachers.'
career in Yoga
offers you a multitude of career opportunities nationally and internationally.
Some of the possible career options are:
* Health Industry e.g. lifestyle.
* Fitness Industry e.g. teaching at a gym.
* Sport Industry
e.g. Yoga Therapist.
* Recreation and Leisure Industry e.g. onboard
a cruise ship.
* Education Sector e.g. community etc.
education and training takes place at Ananda Sanga, Somerset West, Western
Cape, South Africa. The institute is situated in the most beautiful part of
the country, surrounded by mountains, sea & vineyards. Limited Student
Accommodation is available at the centre. Contact us
for more information.