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Nitya Mohan - Sound For Well-Being 2020

17 Jun 2020

Organiser's Description

Nitya Mohan - Sound For Well-Being

17th and 18th June 2020

9:30am-4:30pm Each Day


Nitya came to Scotland for the first time in 2019.  Her teaching was beautiful, authentic and necessary.  Please join her this year for another wonderful program.


In today’s world with its varied stresses and demands, developing better connections to our own mind and body is vital to maintain good health and longevity. Sound is a timeless tool that allows us to connect with our body, breath and mind – to release stresses from the body, to deepen our breath and also work with our mind to create stable and healthy emotional patterns.

This workshop offers unique perspectives and practices that combine traditional Yoga practices with classical Indian music and Vedic mantras. Meant to be a transformative program, all areas of learning will be accompanied by theory as well as practice enabling students to immediately integrate the wisdom into their daily life as well as teaching.




This program focusses on learning to use Sound as a tool for better health and wellbeing and is based on wisdom from classical texts on Yoga, Mantras, Music and Sanskrit. It is suitable for both yoga students and teachers is open to anyone who is interested in working deeper on the aspects of Yoga, Sound and Music.


All sessions will have accompanying course materials and recordings of the chants and mantras for personal use will be provided.


This program is for you if:

  • You would like to infuse your practice and teaching with Breath and Sound based tools and practices
  • You would like to learn to use your own voice for meditation and use Sound as a tool for personal transformation
  • You would like to gain an authentic understanding about the links in ancient Yoga, music and mantra texts, integrating them into daily life practices
  • You are interested in Singing, Chanting, Vedic phonetics and Sanskrit





Origins of Sound

  • Sound in the Vedic wisdom and other classical texts
  • The paradigm of Yoga – Vrtti Samskara
  • Why sound is foundational to changing mental patterns


The Svastha 5 mantra Pathway

  • Five key mantras for daily practice
  • How to choose a mantra for daily life situations
  • Learning to string mantras together for different purposes


Asanas and Sound

  • Using Sound in asanas
  • Integrating simple mantras into asana practice



  • The ancient methodologies of Vedic chanting – Padam, Kramam, Jatai & Ghanam
  • Surya namaskara mantras
  • Various Gayatri mantras
  • Narayana Upanishad – Chant for health and well-being


Brain, Breath & Music

  • Polyvagal theory
  • Breath and the nervous system


Steadiness & Stillness with Sound

  • Ekatanam – vocal toning with scales
  • The perfect speech & the steady mind
  • Hanuman the outstanding example for practice



  • Foundations of classical Pranayama
  • Integration of a Mantra with Pranayama


Yogasutras and Sound

  • Svadhyaya – Self-reflection with a Mantra
  • Meditation with Pranavam or OM


Vedic phonetics

  • The Mahesvara sutras
  • The dance of Lord Shiva and origins of the Sanskrit language
  • All the Panini ashtadhyayi sutras & pronunciations


Classical music

  • Voice exercises in different scales of classical music
  • Deeper exploration of musical scales, ragas and emotions


Ancient wisdom

  • Stories of the musical saints of the Vedic wisdom



Nitya Mohan, daughter of A.G.Mohan and Indra Mohan, director of Svastha Yoga and Ayurveda teacher training programs, has been teaching for over 25 years. Trained from a young age in yoga and music, her passion lies in combining Classical Yoga, Music, Mantras and Sanskrit. She holds a degree in music and has taught and performed all over the world. Nitya is an exceptional singer hailed for her purity of voice. Her holistic teaching draws from classical texts such as the Yogasutras, Natyashastra, Paniniya Siksha and relevant scientific research.





31 Mar 2020£140.00
16 Jun 2020£150.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 17/06/2020

Status: Open

Total Places: 25

Places Available: ??


Mark Russell


Scottish Opera Rehearsal Studios, 40 Edington St, Glasgow G4 9RD, United Kingdom