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Nada Yoga With Rajesh David

10th May 2020
at Nigel Copping Community Building


Nada Yoga With Rajesh David

Tutor: Rajesh David

Date: 10th May 2020

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Nigel Copping Community Building

Type of Event: IST Days

Places Available: 27


About Rajesh David


Rajesh David trained at The Yoga Institute, Mumbai, India. He is also a composer and singer, with a background in Indian classical music. As a professional singer he was an A- grade artist for All India Radio & Television.

Whilst living as a resident of Mandala Yoga Ashram in Wales for four years, he conducted kirtan and chanting sessions, gave concerts and taught regular Nada Yoga courses. His three courses on the subject of Nada, Nada Yoga the Yoga of Subtle Sound, From Sound to Silence and The Music of Om - chanting and reflecting on the Mandukya Upanishad, together with two others, Bhakti Yoga Through Love to the Self and An Introduction to Adi Shankaracharyas Bhaja Govindam are all recognised as IST by the BWY. 

He has been teaching these courses in the UK and abroad for several years.
He has also taught with Swami Nishchalananda on a one year course of Kriya Yoga at the Mandala Yoga Ashram.

His many CDs include collections of devotional music, such as Mantram Music for Relaxation and Meditation, The Music of AUM - The Mandukya Upanishad and Kabir - mystic poems, and practice CDs, such as Nadopasana, for practitioners of Nada Yoga.

Rajesh has trained as a coach with HeartMath UK, which focuses on heart intelligence as a means of building resilience and managing stress.


Aims of the Morning


To impart an intellectual grasp of the concept of Nada and its philosophical background 
To help students appreciate the universality of Nada

Morning Objectives

Explore Nada in asanas, breathing and movement
Sensitise our chakras using Indian music scales

Aims of the Afternoon

To deepen our meditative practice using sound 
To inspire interest in, and a wish to further study, the concept of Nada

Afternoon Objectives

Learn at least one Indian rhythm pattern and apply it to our practice 
Explore the various resonating chambers in our body
Develop a practice of meditation using sound and mantra

Teaching Material Used on the Day

Hand outs, posters, harmonium and tanpura. These will be used throughout the day in all practical sessions.

Methods of Presenting the Subject

Short lecture, demonstration, class work, experiential, self discovery, discussion and question and answer.

Outline Plan for the Morning

10:00 – 10:30 Introduction - philosophical background of Nada Yoga
10:30 – 11:30 Hatha Yoga - focus on major resonating centres, & chakra locations (practical session) 
11:30 – 11:45 Introduction to Indian classical music 
11:45 – 12:50 Chakra sensitisation using Indian musical scales and bija mantra (practical session)
12:50 – 13:00 Q&A on topics covered so far
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Outline Plan for the Afternoon

14:00 – 14:45 Indian rhythm (tala) - the importance of rhythm in Nada Yoga (practical session)
14:45 – 15:15 Nada Yoga Nidra (practical session)
15:15 – 15:45 Meditation with sound (practical session)
15:45 – 16:00 Q & A and discussion and/or chanting

Evaluation and close

Other information

This course is an ideal way to deepen your understanding of Nada Yoga.

Venue

Nigel Copping Community Building
Sanville Gardens
Stanstead Abbotts
HERTS
SG12 8GA

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