How to use the gong in a yoga class (09:00-16:00)

Mehtab Benton
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21.06.2019
09:00-16:00

Pax Kundalini Yoga – Hokksund

This workshop is a workshop for beginners or for advanced teachers that would like to have a creative approach to how to use gong in their yogaclasses. You will be interacting with other teachers and Mehtab Benton will be sharing from his experience in this field.

Learning Outcomes: Be able to be more creative with the gong in the context of teaching yoga to a class.

Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu

How to use the gong in a yoga class (09:00-16:00)

This is not a complete course in how to use the gong in your yoga classes, workshops, and trainings. This workshop is a workshop for beginners or for advanced teachers that would like to have a creative approach to how to use gong in their yogaclasses. You will be interacting with other teachers and Mehtab Benton will be sharing from his experience in this field.

This will be a fun day where you get hands-on tips from Mehtab Benton and other peers in Gong Playing.

The workshop is suitable for those who may already be teaching yoga or wish to use the gong effectively in yoga classes or in their own yoga practices.

In this short creative and experimental, you will be able get experience on the following:

  • Play the gong along with the practice of asanas
  • Use the gong with pranayama techniques
  • Play the gong with mantra and using scared sound
  • Enhance meditation with the gong and mudras
  • Create deep relaxation through Gong Yoga Nidra
  • Balance the chakras and the subtle body with the gong

You will learn the special applications of the gong in a variety of yoga practices and traditions, including Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, prenatal yoga and therapeutic yoga.

Some prior experience playing the gong is not required but preferred , It is for you as a yoga teacher but if you are not a teacher you are welcome to have a fun day anyhow.

Food

Please bring with you your own vegetarian/vegan lunch and we can enjoy a peaceful meal together . We will provide for fruit , nuts and all sorts of yogi-tea.

Program

We will start 09:00 so please be there at least 15 min before.

09:00 Short Kundalini Yoga/Meditation
09:30 Introduction of different Yoga Classes
10:15 pranayama techniques and the gong
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Gong Yoga Nidra
14:00 Exercises and Sharing
15:00 Exercises and Sharing
16:00 Circle of sharing

Pauses will be naturally fit into the days flow.

Other information

Please feel free to bring you own gong and yogamat.

Festivalpass

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If you buy a Festivalpass it will give you much more value for the money. Included in the Festivalpass are:

  • Aquarian Morning Sadhana
  • Gong Chill in the Garden 
  • Festival Opening Concert  Beyond Gong with Martin Bläse and the Vegvisr Prize
  • Cacao Ceremony & Gong Flow Dance
  • Groovy Evening with Gongbath
  • Gong Poetry – Jesper Lundqvist
  • Awakening the compassionate heart – Cecilie Fuglerud
  • Light of Summer Gong Puja – Festival Last Night

Sacred Gong exhibition with Martin Bläse is a free event.

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