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Yoga Classes 2003-2004: Yoga classes start on Monday 15 September, 2003 and will end on Thursday 20 May, 2004.

Ms. Karine Bayard and Ms. Marie Checa-Gygax will give the classes, which will generally have the same aim: the pursuit of physical and mental well-being, the practice of Hatha Yoga, exercises in breathing, concentration, flexibility and relaxation, so as to be ready to tackle daily problems more calmly, with better concentration and effectiveness.

Time and place:

Group I Monday 18:00 - 19:00 Prof. Marie Checa-Gygax
Group II Wednesday 12:15 - 13:15 Prof. Marie Checa-Gygax
Group III Wednesday 18:00 - 19:00 Prof. Karine Bayard
Group IV Thursday 12:15 - 13:15 Prof. Karine Bayard

Classes will take place in the ILO in the Staff Lounge, room 20 (small room), R1, unless otherwise advised.

Holidays: There are no classes for one week in October (13 - 17 October), two weeks at Christmas (22 December - 2 January), one week in February (16 - 20 February) and two weeks at Easter (5 - 16 April).

Recommendations: Wear comfortable clothes which allow freedom of movement. Bring a thick gym mat or blanket. Be on time and come to classes regularly - this is indispensable to attain good results. Any lesson missed may be replaced by session with another group.

Enrolment: Yoga classes are organized for ILO staff, retired officials and family members. As the number of participants per class is limited, please indicate your second option.


  Sep.-May Sep.-Dec. Jan.-May
ILO staff CHF 310. CHF 160. CHF 180.

There is an additional subscription fee of CHF 20. for people from outside the ILO.

Subscriptions should be paid before the beginning of the classes by means of a postal payment, which will be sent to you when you enrol.

Enrolment form: In order to sign up for the Yoga classes, please contact Kyoko Iizuka (ext. 7492) or Pierrette Dunand (ext. 6564) or by e-mail:

Updated by BC. Approved by CW. Last updated:27/08/2003 .