Sound for Sound Health: Learn to Love your Voice with Nitya Mohan

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Sound for Sound Health is based on wisdom from ancient texts on Yoga, Mantras, Music and Ayurveda, alongside validated scientific practices.It is suitable for both teachers and students of yoga.This is part one of a wonderful two part course. It is possible to attend the course as a stand alone event too.

This program is for you if:

* You are interested in integrating Sound and Mantras into your practice

* You would like to gain an authentic and deeper understanding of the links between the classical practices in the Yogasutras, Mantras, Music and Meditation

* You would benefit from infusing your Yoga teaching with sound and breath-based tools and practices

* You would like to understand more about the ancient scales of Indian classical music and their connections

* You are interested in Vedic Phonetics, Sanskrit and Chanting.

Our thinking and perspectives determine our life experiences. All thoughts are inner sounds. Any positive changes that we wish to bring about in our lives – be it mental, physical or physiological, Sound forms one of the deepest sources we can tap into.

Each of the areas of knowledge listed below will be accompanied by exercises and practical applications, intended to empower the students to integrate the knowledge into their daily lives and teaching.

Course contents:

Origins of Sound

* Sound in Vedic wisdom and other classical texts

* The paradigm of Yoga – Vrrti Samskara

* Why sound is foundational to changing mental patterns


* Root meaning - What & Why of Mantras

* Yogasutras and Mantras

* How to choose a mantra for myself

* Practicing with mantras

* Mantras and Music

Vocal Toning

* Using my voice as a tool – vocalizing with awareness

* Vocal toning with Indian classical music

* Drone and the Safe space

Vagus nerve

* Interoception – the parasympathetic nervous system

* Sound, Deep breathing and the Vagus nerve

* Breathing practices and HRV


* The foundations of classical pranayama

* Integrating Sound with breathing practices

Sound in Asana

* Postures for ideal use of mantras and sound

* Practice sequences with Sound

Vedic Phonetics

* Introduction to Panini Sutras

* The dance of Lord Shiva and the origins of the Sanskrit language

* Sanskrit language pronunciations


* Scales of classical Indian music

* Working with different notes and their effects on the mind

Ancient wisdom

* History of the musical saints of the Vedic wisdom

* Transcendental wisdom through songs – healing music and its roots


Nitya Mohan, daughter of A.G.Mohan and Indra Mohan, director of Svastha Yoga and Ayurveda teacher training programs, has been teaching for over 25 years. Trained from a young age in yoga and music, her passion lies in combining Classical Yoga, Music, Mantras and Sanskrit. She holds a degree in music and has taught and performed all over the world. Nitya is an exceptional singer hailed for her purity of voice. Her holistic teaching draws from classical texts such as the Yogasutras, Natyashastra, Paniniya Siksha and relevant scientific research. Working with Nitya is a rare privilege and her sublime voice alone is transcendent and uplifting! She has a lightness of touch which renders these subjects accessible and very enjoyable.

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