Yoga for Meditation
7:00pm 05 January 2024 - 12:30pm 07 January 2024
Venue: Samye Ling
FULLY BOOKED - WAITLIST ONLY
For many people it can be challenging trying to develop a meditation practice, both physically and mentally. Yoga offers a variety of tried and tested preparations and practices to those who seek the benefits of meditation. Complete beginners are most welcome.
Asanas - physical postures and movements such as the joint releasing series of 'pawanmuktasana', as well as hip opening and back strengthening sequences.
Pranayamas - breathing practices including breath awareness, abdominal breathing, nadi shodhana and ujjayi pranayama.
Antar mouna – the practice of inner silence.
Ajapa japa - the repetition of mantra, synchronised with the breath.
Yoga nidra - a withdrawal of the senses leading to deep relaxation and conscious sleep.
This course is now fully booked, to place your name on the waitlist and reserve accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com
"Johnny Glover completed our two year Teacher Training Course at Mandala Yoga Ashram from 2005 - 2007. He is trained in both the Yogic and Buddhist traditions and the courses he proposes to give promise to be an excellent opportunity for those who participate and who want to go deeper into Yoga."
Swami Nishchalananda, Director, Mandala Yoga Ashram.
The course begins after supper at 7pm on the Friday and ends in time for lunch at 12.30 pm on the Sunday.
NOTE: This weekend is open to everyone. The posture work is slow and gentle and therefore suitable for complete beginners and those with conditions for which strenuous exercise is not advised. Please bring comfortable layers of clothing so that you can move freely yet remain warm. The pawanmuktasana movements can actually lower body temperature. Please bring your own mat, sitting block or cushion and a blanket.