Workshops & Programmes

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Asanas – The Advanced Practice

1st, 2nd, 15th, 16th June 2019

(Saturday  and Sunday)

 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

 

International Yoga Day Celebrations

*3Days Programmes*

All are cordially invited to be a part of a day long celebration of yoga. 

International Day of Yoga or Yoga Day, is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.

Come attend and participate in various activities!

 

 

21st June/ Friday
*5:45 am to 6:45 am Free Yoga class at Thirunvanmiyur Beach

 

*Programmes at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre

6:00 to 7:30 am     Open class (Basic level)
6:00 to 7:30 am     Introduction to Yoga
(Asanas, Breathing techniques, Relaxation, Diet and Meditation)
7:30 to 8:00 am     Refreshment
9:30 to 11:00 am    Open class (Intermediate/Advanced level)
9:00 to 10:30 am   Introduction to Yoga
(Asanas, Breathing techniques, Relaxation, Diet and Meditation)
10:30 to 11:00 am   Refreshment
4:30 to 5:30 pm      Gentle Yoga Class
5:30 to 6:00 pm      Refreshment
6:00 pm               Satsang (Meditation, Chanting, Talk and cultural programme)
8:00 pm               Aarti  followed by dinner

 

22nd June /Saturday

10:00  to 11:30 am   Introduction to Yoga
(Asanas, Breathing techniques, Relaxation, Diet and Meditation)
11:30 to 12:00 pm    Refreshment
10:00 to 11:00 am    Kids Yoga Class
11:00 to 11:30 am     Refreshment

* At the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta centre

 

23rd June / Sunday

10:00 to 11:30 am   Introduction to Yoga
(Asanas, Breathing techniques, Relaxation, Diet and Meditation)
11:30 to 12:00 pm   Refreshment
10:00 to 11:00 am   Kids Yoga Class
11:00 to 11:30 am    Refreshment

* At the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta centre

Kalarippayattu by Shaji John

3days programme *  June 2019

27th / Thursday  6:30pm-7:45pm

29th, 30th / Saturday, Sunday  11:00am-12:15pm

 

Based on allied disciplines like Ayurveda.

This workshop will focus on learning one segment of the first Meippayattu (part of Meythari) which employs various stances, animal postures, various leaps, leg raises, and movements maintaining a low stance. The practice of Meippayattu leads to body strengthening, balance, flexibility, speed, and agility, while helping develop skills in self defense.

 

Shaji K John, a professional Kalaripayattu instructor, in the traditional Northern Kalaripayattu style under the tutelage of Shri E P Vasudevan gurukal for over 10 years. He has been conducting Kalaripayattu classes in Chennai since 1998 and was the Kerala Kalarippayattu state champion in 1988 and 1989. He has traveled extensively the world over, and has conducted Kalaripayattu interactive workshops as part of international cultural exchange programmes for over 3 decades. He is a recipient of Theater Communications Group International Fellowship and is an artist in residence with Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, U.S. Over the years, he has evolved a teaching style suited to the modern-day requirements of city dwellers, blending the nuances of traditional martial movements with yo