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Sound for Well Being with Nitya Mohan

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On this 3 day program Nitya will guide you to relax, meditate and chant to bring about inner peacefulness, contentment and wellbeing.

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Sound for Wellbeing:Learn to Love Your Voice

In today’s world with its varied stresses and demands, developing better connections to our own mind and body is vital to maintain good health and longevity. 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.

This workshop offers unique perspectives and practices that combine traditional Yoga practices with classical Indian music and Vedic mantras. Meant to be a transformative program, all areas of learning will be accompanied by theory as well as practice enabling students to immediately integrate the wisdom into their daily life as well as teaching.

Program details

This program focuses on learning to use Sound as a tool for better health and wellbeing and is based on wisdom from classical texts on Yoga, mantras, Music and Sanskrit. It is suitable for both yoga students and teachers and is open to anyone who is interested in working deeper on the aspects of Yoga, Sound and Music.

All sessions will provide accompanying course materials and recordings of the chants and mantras for personal use.

This program is for you...

  • if you would like to infuse your practice and teaching with Breath and Sound based tools and practices
  • if you would like to learn to use your own voice for meditation and use Sound as a tool for personal transformation
  • if you would like to gain an authentic understanding about the links in ancient Yoga, music and mantra texts, integrating them into daily life practices
  • if you are interested in Singing, Chanting, Vedic phonetics and Sanskrit

​ About the program

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 on.

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.

Sound for Wellbeing Meditation - Nitya Mohan

Program Content

  • Origins of Sound
  • Sound in the Vedic wisdom and other classical texts
  • The paradigm of Yoga – Vrtti Samskara
  • Why sound is foundational to changing mental patterns

Steadiness & Stillness with Sound

  • Ekatanam – vocal toning with scales
  • Connections between speech and mind
  • The perfect speech & the steady mind,Hanuman the outstanding example for practice

The Svastha 5 mantra Pathway

  • Five key mantras for daily practice
  • How to choose a mantra for daily life situations
  • Learning to string mantras together for different purposes

Chanting

  • The ancient methodologies of Vedic chanting – Padam, Kramam, Jatai & Ghanam
  • Shanti Patas, Peace chants
  • Surya namaskara mantras
  • Various Gayatri mantras
  • Narayana Upanishad – Chant for health and well-being

Pranayama

  • Foundations of classical Pranayama
  • Prana Sanchara Bhavas from Hatha Yoga
  • Integration of a Mantra with Pranayama

Yogasutras and Sound

  • Svadhyaya – Self-reflection with a Mantras
  • Meditation with Pranavam or OM
  • Isvara Pranidhana – deeper in practice

Vedic phonetics

  • The Mahesvara sutras
  • The dance of Lord Shiva and origins of the Sanskrit language
  • All the Panini ashtadhyayi sutras and pronunciations

Asanas and Sound

  • Using Sound in asanas
  • Integrating simple mantras into asana practice
  • Practice sequences with Sound

Classical music

  • Voice exercises in different scales of classical music
  • Deeper exploration of musical scales, ragas and emotions
  • Learning to use mantras in different scales, take home recordings

Mantras and Positive psychology

  • What and why of Mantras
  • Choosing a mantra for myself
  • Building self-esteem, will power and happiness – emotional wellbeing
  • Atmagunas – the positive psychology emotions

Brain, Breath and Music

  • Polyvagal theory
  • Music and the brain
  • Breath and the nervous system

Ancient wisdom

  • Stories of the musical saints of the Vedic wisdom
  • Transcendental wisdom through songs – healing music and its roots.

​​Yoga teachers - upon request receive a certificate of attendance (20hrs - can be used for YA continuing education)

Resources will be emailed to you prior to program. Please print or bring on your device.​

ABOUT NITYA MOHAN

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. Nitya holds a degree in music and has taught and performed all over the world. She 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. ​

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