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October 2016: early morning yoga challenge

sampoorna_yoga_studio_receptionGet up early and start your day with yoga and a nourishing breakfast!

Let this week be your inspiration to a daily morning practice! On five consecutive mornings we meet up before work and duties for a full practice of Sampoorna Yoga. There’s no better way to start the day!

Price: 50€ for the 5 classes (or you can use your regular pass).

Complimentary vegan breakfast!

Dates: 3-7 October 2016 from 7 to 8AM, followed by a filling vegan breakfast

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति


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Karma yoga class for charity “Kat zoekt thuis”

Join a Karma yoga class for charity “Kat zoekt thuis”

yoga-catsJoin Ambika for a new Karma yoga for charity class on Saturday 17 December at 10 AM at Sampoorna Yoga Brussels.

The donations will go to “Kat Zoekt Thuis” charity in Ghent: an organisation that offers a shelter to stray cats and kittens & finds them wonderful final homes. NGO “Kat Zoekt Thuis” do not get any subsidies, they survive thanks to adoption fees, donations and revenues from organizing events.

The class will be a 60 minute Sivananda style hatha class with Pranayama, Sun Salutations, asanas and relaxation and is suitable to all levels. To register please send an email to before 10 December (22 places available).

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Going vegetarian/ vegan workshop in Brussels

aijkema_dsc1148Want to go vegetarian or vegan?

Find out everything you need to know about healthy, balanced, plant-based nutrition.

There are many prejudices and concerns about changing to a vegetarian or vegan diet: Will I get enough protein? Will I be hungry? Will I need supplements? How do I ensure that I get everything I need?

This workshop clarifies such issues and gives tips on a delicious, healthy way of living. Obviously there’ll be several vegan finger foods to try out :-).

When: Saturday 1 October 2016 at 15:00-17:00  => World Vegetarian Day

Teacher: Annemarie Ijkema (Ambika), certified health coach and Sivananda yoga teacher

Price: 30€ (25€ for unemployed/ students)

Location: Sampoorna Yoga Studio, 40 Rue du Houblon/ Hopstraat, 1000 Brussels

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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Free yoga classes at Sampoorna Yoga studio on 18 September 2016

Back to school = Back to Yoga !


It’s time again for the traditional and much-loved start of the Fall season: Open Doors on 18 September from 10:00-18:00. Enjoy free yoga, special offers, nice yogic company, healthy veggie snacks and tea!

FREE 60-minute yoga classes

  • UPDATE 10:30 (yin yoga)
  • 12:00 (hatha)
  • 13:30 (hatha)
  • 15:00 (hatha)
  • 16:30 (hatha)

FREE Kids yoga

  • 13:30 (French, for 4-8 year olds)

FREE Mantra Chanting/Kirtan

  • 15:00

 Special offers on yoga passes and products

FREE of charge. No registration required, just come along!

Address: Rue du Houblon/ Hopstraat 40, 1000 Brussels

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति

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New: Wednesday lunchtime Sivananda yoga class in Etterbeek

IMG_1832Ambika announces a brand new Sivananda yoga class on Wednesday at lunchtime in Etterbeek !

Ambika is joining forces with The Happy Body studio in Etterbeek. I’ll give a weekly 60 minute Sivananda hatha yoga class on Wednesdays, starting September 14, 2016.  The class starts at 1PM, doors open at 12:45PM.

If you are looking for the perfect way to break up your day: do yoga at lunchtime. You’ll feel reinvigorated and full of energy to tackle the rest of your day. Moreover, you’ll have your evening free for other activities.

SG - 2016-septembre-05-001-2-weboutEach class will follow the same flow: initial relaxation, Pranayama, sun salutations, several asanas and final relaxation. Beginners, intermediate & advanced students are welcome to join the class.

Please bring comfortable yoga clothes and if possible a small blanket or sweater for the relaxation. Mats are provided. There is a nearby Villo station and several bus stops.

The view on the Jubelpark/ Parc Cinquantenaire is included ;-).

TheHappyBodyOther practical info:
Don’t eat a heavy meal at least 2 hours prior to coming to class. You can eat a banana or something similar up to an hour before class.

More information about proper exercise according to Swami Sivananda

Om shanti -ॐ शान्ति