Online Yoga: 5-Day Workshop

Online Yoga for Immunity & Mental Health: Easter Workshop

£85.00

Upa Yoga Practices to Boost Immunity and Improve Mental Health 

Join us for a 5-session virtual yoga workshop that starts on the Easter weekend.

Workshop Details: 5 Sessions

DATES & TIMES: GMT Time Zone
1) Friday, 2nd of April: 8.30 – 9.30 AM
2) Saturday, 3rd April: 8.30 – 9.30 AM
3) 22nd, 24th & 26th of February + 2nd & 4th of March
(You must attend all 5 sessions to learn the practices in sequence)
TIMES:    6 – 7 am each morning (GMT time zone) Please login 5 minutes early to settle in   
PLACE:    Online via Zoom (link will be sent upon registration)
Throughout the week, you’ll learn a series of practices that will work out and strengthen your joints, neck and spine to help alleviate physical and mental tension. The practices will improve mental clarity and balance while reducing stress and anxiety. You will also learn practices to help boost your immune response, which is especially important during these challenging times (more details on each practice below).
This yoga session is taught by Shayla Ghelani who is trained and certified through the Isha School of Hatha Yoga, under the guidance of Sadhguru – with more than 1750 hours of in-class training. Find out more about her regular programs here.
Please find the session guidelines below:
  • You will need to be on a light stomach condition for the practices, which means 2.5 hours gap after a full meal, 1.5 hour gap after a snack and 45 minutes gap after any beverage (except water).
  • You will need to register for and attend all 5 sessions to learn the practice in sequence. Ensure you clear your schedule and can dedicate just over an hour for each session.
  • Please ensure you have a private space in your home where you will not be disturbed by anyone (family, children, pets) for the duration of the session. Please also keep mobile phones off so that you can focus on the practices. It is important that you create a conducive atmosphere to be able to receive maximum benefit from the session.
  • Kindly log in at least 5-10 minutes before the class starts so you can settle in and we can start the session on time. Session log in will be closed at the scheduled time.
  • It is highly recommended you use a Laptop/Computer instead of a mobile phone. This will be essential to be able to see the demonstration clearly. It’s best if you test your Zoom video camera and audio to ensure it works prior to  joining the session.
  • Also, please keep your video ON throughout the session so we can observe your practice and offer individual corrections.
  • You will need to have a powerful and stable internet connection so that you can go through the session seamlessly.
  • You will need a yoga mat and small cushion that will not compress. It is best to sit on the floor in a cross-legged position during the session.
  • The most conducive clothing to practice yoga in is loose, organic cotton (or any natural fabric). If you don’t have organic, then loose cotton clothing is best.
  • For the Yoga Namaskar practice, please note that those with a Hernia and women in the 3rd or 4th month of pregnancy cannot do this particular practice.
  • For the Simha Kriya practice, please note it’s open to anyone between 6 and 70 years of age. Please see our FAQs for details and full precautions for this practice. 
  • Please DO NOT record the yoga sessions on any device. You will receive links to the yoga videos after so you can practice on your own at home.
Thank you! Look forward to seeing you.
Shayla

Description

Practices include a combination of the following:

1. Directional Movement of the Arms – Joint Health

Learn a set of powerful practices to activate the lubricants and energy nodes in the joints, while exercising the muscles and bringing ease to the whole system.

2. Neck Practices – Stress Reduction

In evolution, a vertical spine corresponds to a leap in capability. In this series of Neck Practices, you will learn a simple way to keep the spine healthy and active, while activating the brain and upper shoulder region.

3. Yoga Namaskar – Spine Align 

Yoga Namaskar is a simple and complete process that impacts overall wellbeing. It has all-around benefits for the entire body, including activating the lumbar region of the spine in a tremendous way to regenerate and protect the spine as one ages.
PLEASE NOTE: Those with a Hernia and women in the 3rd or 4th month of pregnancy cannot do this particular practice.

4. Nadi Shuddhi – Inner Balance

Nadi Shuddhi is a Pranayama (breathing technique) which works to cleanse the nadis – the 72,000 pathways in the human system through which prana or energy flows. Regular practice creates balance in the system and psychological well-being.

5. Nada Yoga – Inner Joy

Nada Yoga is the yoga of sound or reverberation. In this practice, you will learn how uttering certain sounds can enable you to create an inner atmosphere of joy and balance in the system.

6. Simha Kriya – Respiratory Health & Immunity

A simple Yogic process to boost respiratory function and immune response, which is especially useful during Covid-19. Regular practice can enhance your lung capacity, increase your immunity and enable to experience relaxation, greater energy levels and dynamism throughout the day
PLEASE NOTE: This is open to anyone between 6 and 70 years of age. Please see our FAQs for details and full precautions. 

7. Isha Kriya – Mind Balancing Meditation 

Everything that human beings have created on this planet was essentially first created in our minds. How we organise and focus our minds decides the direction of our life, which is called Chit Shakti. In this guided meditation, you will use the power of your mind to help you to focus on and manifest more love and joy in your life.

8. Chit Shakti – Guided Meditations for Health

Everything that human beings have created on this planet was essentially first created in our minds. How we organise and focus our minds decides the direction of our life, which is called Chit Shakti. In these guided meditations, you will use the power of your mind to help you focus on and manifest more love and joy in your life.