Foundations of Yoga with Raj Ramnath


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We are pleased to offer you a special opportunity to deepen your yoga practice.   In this 5 part series of workshops, Raj will teach you a classical approach to yoga- yoga as a way of life. Raj has over 18 years of experience in Ayurvedic medicine and integrating yoga, exercise, and nutritional therapy for lifestyle changes.  His workshops will draw on his experience using yoga in the health care field, and will explain how all the aspects of yoga work together for our overall health.

This 5 part workshop series will run Sundays from 1:30 – 3:00 PM on February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 1.

5 workshops for $100.  You can also register for individual workshops at  $25 each.  Please preregister to save your spot with getyoga@getyoga.ca

February 2:  Foundations of Postures 1
February 9:  Foundations of Postures 2 
Anatomy and physiology of Asanas, Benefits of Asanas, precautions and contraindications, common mistakes made during postures,  Anatomical focus and awareness of Asanas, biomechanics and therapeutic applications of asanas.

February 16:   Foundations of Relaxation
Fundamentals of relaxation, do’s and dont’s of relaxation, tips for relaxation, relaxation and progressive relaxation with visualization.

February 23:  Foundations of Breathing
Fundamentals of pranayama (yogic breathing techniques) , different types of pranayama, pranavam – the techniques to help with yogic breathing, Benefits of different kinds of pranayama and what works best individually, health benefits of different kinds of breathing.

March 1: Foundations of Meditation
Fundamentals of meditation, mind, body, senses and meditation, inner and outer worlds of yogic meditation

Rajesh Ramnath has over 18 years of experience in Ayurvedic medicine and integrating yoga, exercise, and nutritional therapy for lifestyle changes. After doing an Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine for India, which is 5 1/2 year course, Rajesh went on to do a Master’s degree in 3 different disciplines Yoga from India, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation from UK, Health Services research and epidemiology for Cornell USA.  Rajesh also holds an Fellowship in Nutrition and Post graduated diploma in Applied yogic sciences. Rajesh has been using yoga with a special interest of using yoga in cardiovascular disorders, neurological ailments, rheumatic diseases, weight loss, thyroid disorders and for stress relief. With a CYA-E-RYT GOLD, CYA-AYURVEDA Rajesh teaches internationally, lectures at conferences, writes articles for difference publications, and has does research on yoga and herbal medicine.