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11 Day / 10 Night Retreat to Kerala India with Yogiraj Mona Anand

  Join Yogiraj Mona Anand for 11 blissful days of yoga and meditation in Kerala, India: Cochin – Marari – Alleppey. Retreat Snapshot March 15 – 18 Cochin / Brunton Boat Yard: Moored on a historic stretch of Kochi’s famed harbour, The    Brunton Boatyard Hotel was resurrected from the remains of a Victorian shipyard. Today, it gives the modern traveller a unique opportunity to dwell amidst the shadow plays of 19th century history. Cochin, the capital of Kerala, has one of the best natural harbors in the world. From time immemorial the Arabs, the Dutch, the Chinese, the English and the voyagers from Portugal have followed then sea – routes to Cochin and left their imprint on the town. March 18 – 24  Marari Beach: Marari Beach Resort is...

Anand Menza Restorative Teacher Training

This 20 Hour training is for teachers, teacher trainees, and students interested in delving deeper into restorative yoga. Participants will learn how to teach restorative yoga and develop their own home practice. Participants will experience a class taught by Gina and a class taught by Mona and will also get the opportunity during the training to give and receive a private and get feedback from both of them....

ISHTA Community Event

Join us for our next community event - Thursday, November 16, 9:00-10:00pm following Mona’s Restorative / Yoga Nidra Workshop. Come for the workshop and stay for the party, or stop by for a drink at 9pm if you’re in the neighborhood....

Restorative / Yoga Nidra Workshop to Balance the Koshas

We are made up of five vibratory fields (koshas) that surround our spirit (atman) When there is tension in any one of these fields, it effects the others and we lose our connection to spirit, to our natural state of being which is peace and joy. In this workshop we will focus on releasing tension in all five sheaths using asana, pranayama, kriya techniques restorative postures, visualization and yoga nidra....

Mona Anand’s Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

Mona Anand’s Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Register Here This is an amazing training with Mona Anand, she has been revolutionary in the field of Yoga Nidra. I hope you have had a chance to take her class or a workshop she has offered. *This course is a pre-requisite for Yoga Nidra and the Chakras. This training, designed for teachers and students, delves deeper into yoga nidra. Yoga nidra can be used for many purposes, which include deep relaxation, to release what lies in the sub conscious and unconscious and to experience an expanded state of consciousness. In this training we will: Study the science behind yoga nidra and look more deeply into the nine steps of yoga nidra developed by Mona and Alan. Participants will experience, design, discuss and...

Mona Anand on the Power of Yoga Nidra

ISHTA Co-Owner and Yogiraj, Mona Anand, will lead her Yoga Nidra Teacher Training from November 1st - 3rd at ISHTA Yoga. Below she shares how she came to the practice of Yoga Nidra and why she think's it is so beneficial for the modern yogi. I was first introduced to yoga nidra in Mumbai, India in my teens. I was a competitive athlete at the time and didn’t know how to stop and rest. Then I took my first Yoga nidra class and it took me to a place of deep inner stillness and peace that I had never experienced. I was hooked from the very first class! My teacher used to say that twenty minutes of yoga nidra was equivalent to four hours of sleep. My own experience with yoga nidra...

Restorative/Yoga Nidra Workshop with Mona Anand

This workshop is designed to help release excess vata from your body and mind. The practice, including the asanas, pranayamas, restorative poses and yoga nidra are selected to quiet and calm the nervous system and bring stillness and clarity into your fall. The practice will begin with gentle asana to release tension from the hips, lower back and joints where vata tends to accumulate. The focus in the asana will also be to slow down and remove any holding patterns in the breath. The restorative pose selected will help slow down the mind and let go of any anxiety and fear held in the body. The practice will end with a thirty minute long yoga nidra designed to release excess vata. Through out the practice,...