Special Online Workshop Series with Nitya Mohan

Yoga for Women and Sound Meditation

YOGA FOR WOMEN

Workshop details:

As women, we undergo various physiological changes throughout our lives. These changes impact our mind & body in different life situations. Understanding the integrated & holistic approach of classical yoga and adapting it to suit our needs, will help greatly in maintaining everyday health – both physical and mental. We can learn to age healthy and develop the skills to work towards peace, happiness and longevity.

This workshop series offers you the opportunity to understand and work with your own body, breath and mind and understand fundamentals of healthy movement, breathing & mental patterns for you. You will learn classical Asanas, Pranayama & Meditation techniques from ancient texts along with scientific understanding and explanations to be able to integrate these into your daily life. This workshop is open to all and no prior experience in Yoga is required.

Contents:

  1. The holistic classical perspective on yoga for women
    • The eight limbs of yoga
  2. Strength vs Flexibility
    • What causes imbalance
    • What do I need more
    • Understanding and balancing them in my practice
  3. Asanas
    • Stretching safely without injury
    • Building strength is the key
    • Simple movements to work with for strength & flexibility
  4. Pranayama
    • Classical understanding of Pranayama from the Yogasutras
    • Pranayama – Sitali & Sitkari
    • Chest & abdomen breathing
    • Relaxation breathing & Nervous system
  5. Menstruation & Menopause
    • General Guidelines
  6. Emotional well-being
    • Resilience, Inner strength, self-compassion
    • Bhavas to cultivate with simple mantras
  7. Stress reduction
    • Relaxation breathing
    • Meditation with Prana Bhavanas

Course format:

The entire series will be taught personally by Nitya Mohan and will include:
  • Live sessions via Zoom
  • Course materials will accompany sessions
  • Lectures and guided practices on all areas of learning
  • Opportunity for Q & A
  • Recordings available for self-study and practice

Dates & Times:

  • Dates:
    • 19 June 2021
    • 26 June 2021
    • 03 July 2021
    • 10 July 2021
  • Time:
    • Saturday; 9.00am – 11.00am SGT

Cost:

$220 for the 4 workshops totaling 8 hours

Contact:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 65-98385242


SOUND MEDITATION

Workshop details

Sound is a timeless tool that allows us to connect with our body, breath and mind – to release stresses from the body, to deepen our breath and also work with our mind to create stable and healthy emotional patterns. The foundational texts on Yoga – Yogasutras, Yoga Yajnavalkya, Hatha yoga texts & the Sabda Shastras – Paniniya Siksha, Naradiya Siksha which are the ancient texts on Sound and Mantras – speak of sound & meditative practices based on Prana – the Breath, and Nada – Sound.
This workshop series offers you unique perspectives and practices to work with your own breath and voice. You will learn classical Mantras, Pranayama, Meditation and Sound work from ancient texts along with scientific understanding and explanations. This workshop is open to all and no prior experience in Yoga or Sound is required.

Course contents

  1. Origins of Sound
    • Sound in Yoga & Vedic wisdom
    • Why sound is foundational in mind work
  2. Mantras
    • Root meaning: what & why
    • Interrupting thoughts with Mantra
    • Shanti mantras – for outer and inner peace
  3. Svastha 5 mantra pathway for practice
    • Five key simple mantras for daily practice
    • Mantram & Bhavam – setting intentions for mantra work
    • Wisdom & stories from musical saints
  4. Nada – the ancient science of sound
    • Prana and Agni
    • Proper production of Sound with breath and core support
    • Understanding the Agnis
    • Mantra on Nada and Agni
  5. Breath work
    • Authentic understanding of Pranayama from Yogasutras
    • Steady breath for steady voice
    • Integrating Mantras with Pranayama
  6. Sound in Asanas
    • How to combine sounds in asana movements
    • Vinyasas practice with Sound
    • Suryanamaskara mantras and practice
  7. Meditation
    • Steadiness and Stillness with Sound
    • Concept of Ekatanam – Hanuman
    • Vocal toning – using my voice as a tool for wellbeing
  8. Emotional wellbeing
    • Mantras & positive psychology
    • Sound & the hormones
    • Vagus nerve and Sound – Parasympathetic Nervous system

Course format

The entire series will be taught personally by Nitya Mohan and will include
  • Live sessions via Zoom
  • Course materials will accompany sessions
  • Lectures and guided practices on all areas
  • Opportunity for Q & A
  • Recordings available for self-study and practice

Dates & times:

  • Dates:
    • 20 June 2021
    • 27 June 2021
    • 04 July 2021
    • 11 July 2021
  • Time:
    • Sunday; 9.00am – 11.00am SGT

Cost

$220 for the 4 workshops totaling 8 hours

Contact

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 65-98385242


About the teacher

Nitya Mohan

Nitya Mohan, daughter of A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan has been the director of Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda teacher training programs in Singapore for the past 20 years. She has been teaching for over 25 years. Trained from a young age in Yoga, Music and Sanskrit, she is also a lifelong practitioner. She conducts seminars, workshops and yoga trainings internationally. She is an exponent of Vedic chanting, holds a music degree and offers workshops on Yoga for Women, Sound for Wellbeing & Pranayama in Singapore and the world over. She is a skilled and experienced teacher and an exceptional singer hailed for her purity of voice.

For more details on the Yoga for Svastha: Teacher Training & Personal Wellbeing program run by Nitya Mohan in Singapore please click the link: https://www.svastha.net/event/svastha-yoga-teacher-training-and-personal-wellbeing-singapore/