They are traditionally held once a year for yoga practitioners
and yoga teachers under the guidance of teacher Pavlos K.
Hassanagas and organized by the Yoga Federation of Macedonia.
The tradition of these seminars began in the mountaineers'
house of Kopanki on Pelister in 1979 and in 2007 we marked
the 30th anniversary.
seminars promoted the School internationally.
In the beautiful ambience by the river of Radika in Leunovo,
in the quiet landscape of Matka, on the slopes of Pelister
and Krushevo or by the waves of the Ohrid lake, yoga is lived
intensively for a few days.
programme of the seminars contains hatha yoga lessons, meditations,
lectures, satsangs, slide projections, leisurely walks in
the countryside and sightseeing the surrounding, and sometimes
contributions by experts in yoga, medicine, acupuncture, psychology
professional lectures by the teacher like, "The Place
and the Role
of Yoga in Everyday Life"
in 1982, followed
by "Yoga as
a Way of Life
and a State
of the Spirit",
"The Philosophy of Yoga
and the Western Way
"Kurukshetra 2001", "Yoga Psychology",
"The Obstacles on
the Spiritual Path", "Spiritual
Practice in the Modern World", "Unoffending, Tolerance,
Love", "Spirituality of
the East and
"Teacher, Disciple and Discipleship
in the Spiritual
Practice" to topics
on yoga practice: "Yogasanas",
"Pranayama", "Meditation and
the Human Mind
Potentials", opened the subject about yoga as a practical
philosophy for ennobling and harmonizing everyday life.