Dates for the following courses are to follow shortly. Please call 078173585 to register interest
YOGA and the VOICE Saraswati Karuna – Anna Using the principles of Yoga with simple Asana, Breath and Awareness we will gently nurture ourselves tounderstand and enable the voice to feel more comfortable. Leaving us with more freedom to Speak, Hum, Chant or Sing
CHANTING & MANTRA – *AJAPA JAPA (maximum of 10 participants) Saraswati Karuna –Anna An intensive but gentle day in MOUNA (instrospective silence), beginning at 6.00am and finishing at 8.00 pm The day is intended as a ‘luxury’ to be able to spend quality time in extended practice Ideal for those who are already have a personal practice, as well as for those who would like to experience such a special time with a view to developing their own practice. If you are struggling emotionally, psychologically or with health issues it is probably too intense for you. There is opportunity to take time out to talk- with Anna but not to other participants (so as not to disturb theirexperience) During the time of personal practice drinks will be brought to you, as long as you remain within the agreedparameters of the room/s and parks outside. If you do not have a Mala there will be lovely selection of crystal Malas available to purchase. The day outline: 6.00am Introduction and quiet contemplation on a Mantra of choice or your own personal Manta
6.30am A practical yoga class
7.50am Chanting of the Gayatri Mantra (x 54) followed by Nirvana Shaktam
8.45am Breakfast – bring your own see suggestions
10.00am Introduction to using a Mala. Personal practice with a Mala. Sitting, lying, walking inside and outside in the parks if it is fine.
1.00pm Ayurvedic Lunch and Karma Yoga
2.00pm Continued practice.
3.00pm Yoga Nidra
4.00pm Continued practice
6.00pm Light supper and Karma Yoga
7.45pm Grounding and refelction on the day
8.00pm Time to Go
*PLEASE NOTE: You will not be given a personal mantra on this day
YOGA and DANCE Natya Rupa – Sharon Mayfield (www.bodymindyoga.co.uk) Using the Principles of Yoga with simple Asana, Breath and Awareness Natya will lead you through simple yoga like movements (or movements in a yoga like manner?) to enable you to move your body to carefully selected music in a way which is flowing, graceful and nourishing. She is a very experienced and considerate teacher of Yoga and Meditation as well as being a dancer and dance teacher.
YOGA and YANTRA Swami Atma A day of Yoga in which the qualities and beauty of ‘Yantra’ (symbols) will be explored along with their potential for use in our yoga practice and daily life. A day with the very compassionate and experienced Swami Atma, a long standing resident of the Mandala Yoga Ashram.
YOGA PHILOSOPHY and the BHAGAVAD GITA Swami Krishnapremananda A day of yoga in which the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita and their relevance in our daily lives and yoga practice will be brought to us by Swami Krishnapremananda – a very experienced and inspiring teacher. A long standing resident and Acting Director of the Mandala Yoga Ashram.
NADA YOGA David Rajesh and Upasana A second visit from Rajesh and Upasana where the qualities of the yoga of sound will be explored and experienced. There will also be a concert on the same/previous/following evening.