"There are key sounds and words that can dramatically reveal new vistas of insight and energy within us..."
Learn the beeja (seed) mantras, ‘OM’ chanting, and Vedic mantras such as chandra, ayur, and gayatri mantra.
- Session 1: introduction to sound – Sun, 25 April
l. Chanting ‘om’ in asana practice, pranayama. Panchamaya slokas. Learn to chant student / teacher invocation sahana vavatu.
- Session 2: Space and Air – Sun, 9 May
Ding namaskar. Mono-syllable chanting. Brahmana, langhana and samana practice with sound. Learn to chant chandra namaskar mantra samhita and krama patha.
- Session 3: Sun and fire – Sun, 13 June
Surya namaskar with surya beeja (seed) and laukika mantras. Different forms of practicing sounds. Learn to chant gayatri mantra and how to use it for pranayama and meditation practice.
- Session 4: Water and Earth – Sun, 20 June
Beeja (seed) mantras for the chakras. Bhavana in practice. Learn to chant ayurmantra with hand gestures. Closing prayer asatoma.
Suitable for beginners and yoga teachers alike. This workshop gives you 8 hours of continuing education with Yoga Alliance.