Online classes: Voice Training for Mantra Chanting

 

Online Classes: VOICE TRAINING for MANTRA CHANTING

Open Heart - Open Voice 

By SRI SHYAMJI BHATNAGAR

 

Series of 7 classes:  Fridays: March 26 - May 7

  Fully express your voice!


March 26

1:00 pm -2:30 pm (NYC time)

18:00 - 19:30 (Paris time)


April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7

12 Noon -1:30 pm (NYC time)

18:00 - 19:30 (Paris time)


The extracts of  some  sounds and mantras will be sent via email.

 

    Sri Shyamji will offer classes in voice training for transformative chanting, as part of the InnerTuning® system. He will impart chanting techniques integrated with the philosophy and psychology of the microchakras.

    Challenging emotional states are reflections of energy blocks in the microchakras. These blocked energies manifest as diminished “voice” and expression of the true self, the secure, balanced, loving, creative presence that you are! Through proper vocal training with these InnerTuning® techniques, such obstacles may be identified and transformed.

    You will not only chant mantras more effectively, but also experience a certain lightness, as deeply held emotions are transformed. You will learn how to release chronic tensions. The voice will relax, the smile soften, and become natural.  Creativity and joy will increase as you learn to meditate with the sounds you have learned to produce.

    With Voice Training classes, you will:

    *Learn millennia-old techniques from Naada Yoga, the yoga of sound & mantra

    *How to produce sounds that facilitate meditative states

    *Expand your phonetic vocabulary with additional sounds beyond those of your native language

    *How to chant with confidence and awareness, leading to transformation of emotional states

    *Practice breathing techniques that facilitate confidence and awareness, allowing full expression

    *Learn techniques to integrate and manage the three bodies -- Physical, Subtle and Causal -- leading to greater well-being, balanced emotions and clarity of thought

    *Awareness of Akasha, the Golden Ether 

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    Some of the fifty-two sounds of chakras are used by all languages. Seven of these are used by musicians. Sri Shyamji has found that the sounds of chakras and mantras may remove blockages within the microchakras™ pathways of light.

    Proper pronunciation for the mantras will be taught and practiced together, as a preparation to experience the deep effect of the Soorya Akasha, the golden ether, a rare aspect of the voice, created by Sri Shyamji's voice during these sessions.

      What is Soorya Akasha?

      Akasha is the element of the fifth chakra, the source of speech, listening upon the quality of the sound, akasha will be more or less refined. Among the finest akaaha is soorya akasha. Some of the many beneficial effects of Sorya Akasha are:

      • Establishes new connections among neurons

      • Produces a healing effect on the immune system

      • Aides integration of all three fields: causal, subtle and physical

      • Reduces breathing rate

      • Brings contentment to the seven chakra minds

      • Integrates the left and right hemispheres of the brain

      • Refines the early (reptilian and mammalian) brain

      • Aides unattached observation of phenomenal world

      • Stimulates opening of the sixth microchakra™of the fifth chakra, the locus of the Inner Guru

      • Facilitates meditation        

      Sri Shyamji Bhatnagar is a visionary, a unique therapist, and founder of the Chakra Institute. He is the discoverer of the microchakras™. 

      He  is a master of the ancient Indian Healing arts of sound (Nada Yoga) and breath (Svar Yoga) which he has practiced and perfected for the last 50 years.

      His unusual ability to produce the ethereal space called soorya akasha with his voice allows many people to experience powerful changes.

      One of his most important contributions to the living tradition of yoga is a diagnosis and treatment system he calls InnerTuning©, which operates on subtle-body structures never before recognized in yogic literature: the microchakras™ which are the components of the larger chakras, the energetic vortices located along subtle channels analogous to the physical spine.

      When a microchakra™ is fully open, healing energy flows freely. The therapeutic effect is profound. Microchakras™ associated with sounds and mantras are known to evoke harmonious brainwaves, settling the breath and calming the mind. 

      Through his chants and teachings, you will learn  to purify three bodies: the physical, the subtle (feeling)  and the causal body (thoughts). The healing energy finally binds the three fields in to one wholeness.

     

     Sri Shyamji is a master of the ancient Indian Healing arts of sound (Nada Yoga) and breath (Svar Yoga) which he has practiced and perfected for the last 50 years.

    One of his most important contributions to the living tradition of yoga is a diagnosis and treatment system he calls InnerTuning©, which operates on subtle-body structures never before recognized in yogic literature: the microchakras™ which are the components of the larger chakras, the energetic vortices located along subtle channels analogous to the physical spine. When a microchakra™ is fully open, healing energy flows freely. The therapeutic effect is profound. Microchakras™ associated with sounds and mantras are known to evoke harmonious brainwaves, settling the breath and calming the mind.

    His book, Microchakras: Innertuning for Psychological Well-being, co-authored with Prof. David Isaacs, PhD in psychology, was published in English and in French in 2009 and 2013 respectively.

    It can be ordered in USA Here

    Or in Europe Here

    In the Netherlands:  the American Book Center in Amsterdam

    To support the local bookstores, please visit  this website Here

     

      REGISTRATION:

      On the  contact page on our website Here (choose CHAKRA INSTITUTE, USA option) with your full name, country and selected class or program with the dates in comments. 

      The contribution to the Chakra Institute, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit:

       $25(22 Euro) for each class

      $155 (132 Euro) for 7 Classes (15% discount)
      Please request the payment options.

    We will be sending out the new URL link for each class on Thursdays and then another reminder on Fridays, 90 min before each class.

    If you do not receive the link, please check your spam folder and/or use the search bar to locate the email. If you are still unable to find it, then please request the URL at least one hour before the class.

    Please note that we are unable to see emails nor have any communication once class has begun.

    For the participants who have registered for the series of 7 classes: 

    Kindly inform us in advance via email if you have to miss a class for a valid reason and would like to listen to the make-up audio recording. You will be given the opportunity to schedule Zoom meeting to listen to the AUDIO recording (please send the dates and times you are available)


      IMPORTANT: Please read the following information:                             

      By your registration and participation in this Zoom meeting, you consent and agree to all of the following:

      No recordings may be made of any the material presented, and all of the material presented is sole property and copyright of the Chakra Institute, Inc.

      For maximum benefit during the classes, please find a comfortable place to sit quietly on a cushion or chair.

      Turn off all your phones, televisions, electronic devices, and remove pets from the room, if possible.

      The Chakra Institute requests that participants be present for, and share their visual self, during all classes.

      Please join the class with your first and last name (click on "my account" to edit your name).

       


      Refund & cancellation policy:

      IMPORTANT: to receive credit for a missed class (that you have paid for), you must advise the Chakra Institute within 24 hours of the date of the class, otherwise, no refunds or credits. Otherwise, all sales for classes and workshops are final, and NO credit or refund is available.

      Will an archive of a live class or workshop be available to watch at a later date?

      Only for the participants who have registered for the series of 7 classes: 

      They may inform us in advance via email if they have to miss a class for a valid reason and would like to listen to the make-up audio recording. You will be given the opportunity to schedule ZOOM MEETING to listen to the AUDIO (NOT VIDEO) recording (sending  the dates and times they are available to meet on Zoom )

      NO, classes and workshops, either in part or in whole, are available for listening or viewing at times other than when scheduled

      How and when should I log on to watch a live event?

      You will receive a reminder email the day before the event. We encourage you to log on 5-10 minutes before the event begins.

      How do I chat during a live event?

      Chakra Institute requests you limit the use of the Chat feature during our events.

      If I purchase a class or online workshop, can I share my link with a friend?

      The email confirmation link that you will receive is non-transferable. It will only work for one dedicated IP address per household. If you have more than 1 computer or video-enabled device in your home, you will be able to watch the video stream simultaneously on each device, but you would not be able to share the link with a friend.

       

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      To set yourself up for stream classes: download the Zoom app at Zoom.us and follow the instructions:

      Download the Zoom Cloud Meetings app for iPhone, iMac or GooglePlay onto the device you will be using to stream. They also have a Chrome extension and Firefox extension, but extensions may be unstable. Visit their download center.

      Create a log-in at Zoom or within the app to join the class faster.

      10 minutes before class, open the app and tap the "join" button.

      Input the Meeting ID number from your email confirmation.

      Important: The app will pop-up a "select audio" option "Computer or Internet Audio". Tap it.

      If you cannot hear, you missed the step. Leave the meeting and restart.

      If still a problem, leave the meeting and contact us for a credit.

      For the participants who have registered for the series of 7 classes: 

      Kindly inform us in advance via email if you have to miss a class for a valid reason and would like to listen to the make-up audio recording. You will be given the opportunity to schedule Zoom meeting to listen to the AUDIO recording (please send the dates and times you are available)




     

     

     

     

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 UNIQUE SUMMER RETREAT

Aug 30 - Sep 7,2020


 with Sri Shyamji Bhatnagar, Master of Naada Yoga,

and founder of the Chakra Insstitute

and

Marina Toleva, Health coach 

 

 Part 1: Aug 30 - Sep 3 -Three-Body Purification retreat 

 Part 2: Sep 3 - 7Workshop - Sounds for Altered States

Seven planes of existence 

Spiritual Lives, Spiritual Transformations, Spiritual Transitions

 

Call for registration form at 215-862-3768 or email Here

In the Chakra Institute's beautiful environment of 10 secluded and wooden acres that face a private lake, Sri Shyamji will chant advanced mantras, enhanced with visualizations and the extraordinary tones and overtones of the tambura (a handmade gourd instrument). Your experiences will be trans formative, into other realms of awareness.

The Purification Retreat is designed to remove accumulated toxicity and interrupt obsessive patterns of thinking, revealing and leading to resolution of buried feelings.

 Sri Shyamji has over four decades of experience in helping people to purify and integrate their three bodies.

Expect transformation!

Part 1: Three-Body Purification retreat

We all agree that life is too rushed and hectic. We are frequently subjected to excess bodily toxicity, unnatural life-style, negative thinking and emotional issues.

It takes two days to purify the physical body. As Sri Shyamji’s sounds and mantras are chanted,
they act deeply on the subtle body. On the third day, emphasis shifts to the subtle body and feelings which have been buried beneath our awareness. This supports the purification process and helps to increase sensitivity to sound.
On the third day, the subtle body begins to respond to the sounds.
On the fourth day, purified energy from the physical and subtle body is refined enough to penetrate the causal body. The process of thinking itself may begin to feel clearer. Special sounds which produce soorya (golden) akasha are chanted. This highly refined akasha pushes more dense and toxic akasha out of the causal body.
Consequently, the breathing rate drops and participants feel freer to meditate.
The fifth day is devoted to consolidating the gains of the previous days and preparing to preserve them after the retreat ends.

Dietary Protocol for Part 1 

Transformative: Except where contraindicated, participants do not eat solid food for the five-day period. They are provided with high quality herbs and husks, teas, vitamin C, special tonics and delicious protein shakes.
Rejuvenating: Supplemented with additional organic purifying foods such as khichri
(mung beans and rice) which are easily digested.
Nourishing: Supplemented with additional organic purifying foods such as khichri, steamed vegetables and other foods according to the participant’s needs.

Part 2: Workshop - Sounds for Altered States

Seven planes of existence 

Spiritual Lives, Spiritual Transformations, Spiritual Transitions

 

...a workshop about how to live spiritually and how to leave this body in the highest state of awareness

offered by Sri Shyamji Bhatnagar

 

In Indian traditional texts, it is well defined that we are travelers appearing on different planes, called Lokas.

In this lifetime, we have been born on the planet Earth, the Bhu Loka, from one of the other higher planes of existence (Vyahrtis) including the Bhuar, Svar, Maha, Janaha, Tapaha and Satyam.

In this workshop, we will learn the nature of each of these Lokas as well as mantras appropriate for visiting each Loka, both while we are on the Earth (Bhu) plane, as well as after leaving our present body.

You will learn about the ten “doors" that are within our physical body, and how to use them properly, accompanied by other techniques, for the best transition, and election, to your next life.

This workshop is for anyone, of any age, who wants to live a spiritual life, and who wants to understand their unlimited potentials.

Dietary Protocol for Part 2

In the second part of retreat participants will have a transitional diet with three organic purifying vegetarian meals a day. They are provided with cleansing and digestive herbs and supplements. This protocol will help to continue to detoxify and nourish your system.

RETREAT PRACTICES include:

-Twice-daily classes with Sri Shyamji: Microchakra Psychology, Naada and Svar Yoga (the yogas of sound and breath), plus group chanting special sounds and mantras; visualization; and microtone chanting

-Yoga practices, InnerTuning® movements, walks and rhythmic breathing

-Group chanting practices

-Mauna (speech fast) is observed until noon. This is of paramount importance for the observation of thoughts and feelings, and ultimately leads to internal silence by which one can be guided from within

-Karma Yoga (selfless service)

-Sunrise meditation followed by the practice of Svar Yoga (synchronization of the brain hemispheres with the breath)

-Professional quality video for in-depth understanding of the Bhagavat-Gita, from a living saint and other spiritual documentaries from the Chakra Institute's library

-A nutrition classes with Marina Toleva, Certified Health Coach

 Part 1: Aug 30 - Sep 3 -Three-Body Purification retreat ($700)

 Part 2: Sep 3 - 7 Workshop - Sounds for Altered States ($800)

Part 1 and 2: $1350 (All inclusive)

To secure your place a non-refundable deposit of $200
for each part is required by August 14th.

Call for registration form at 215-862-3768 or email Here

Bus Schedule from the airports and New York City to New Hope, PA Here
From New Hope, PA to New York City Here

Please note: the closest airport is Newark where

Private Chakra Analysis private consultations with Sri Shyamji Bhatnagar and
InnerTuning® massage  with Marina Toleva will be available during the the Retreat
(*Not included in the price of retreat)

SUGGESTED ITEMS TO BRING TO RETREATS: 

-Comfortable, loose-fitting cotton clothes.(no jeans) Have a clean set of
clothes for each day and additional layers for cooler mornings.(Laundry service is not available)
-Shawl
-Exercise clothes for yoga classes
-Soft soundless slippers
-Rubber-soled footwear to use outdoors. *Grass is usually wet during early morning walks.
-Flashlight
-No spiral notebook or journal and a soft, non-clickable pen
-Comfortable, loose-fitting cotton clothes (no jeans)




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Singing class for self-expression and voice development with Jazmin Suescun

Jazmin Suescun, a teacher of vocal arts and music therapist

How to use these states as a tool for refinement of the thinking process leading to SAMADHI

(union with our divine Self)

 

-Experience altered state and bliss through sounds and mantras

-Learn how to purify your mind, feelings and body

-Enjoy vegetarian organic meals

 

5 days: April 19-24

3 days: April 19-22

Early bird discount 10% off if the full price of retreat paid before  February 26th.

To secure your place a non-refundable deposit of $200 is required by MARCH 26th.

Please request the registration form to contact us HERE

Or  read about our registration  HERE

In order to get maximum benefit from powerful mantras and sounds chanted  by Sri Shyamji it is important to have a spring purification.

We are energized by five major praanas, or vital life forces. Of these five, the apaana praana is the detoxifier. It normally operates below the navel, where it facilitates the bodily functions of elimination. However, the stress of modern life putrifies the apaana, affecting the purity of higher praanas. As a result, different regions of the body can manifest disorders ranging from constipation to anger, intolerance to anxiety and depression, memory problems to dementia. When the apaana is purified, digestion and bowel rhythm is improved, and you will feel grounded, clear, and light.

 Periodic purifications rid the body of toxic materials. This is particularly important to energize organs such as the colon, liver, kidneys and lungs that are regularly expelling toxins.

The physical body is pervaded by a subtle body which is the source of our feelings and emotions. These include insecurity, fear and anger. Selfish relationships based on greed and competition further contribute to toxicity. The subtle body can be detoxified by special stretching and breathing exercises, devotional chanting and InnerTuning movements.

 When our physical and subtle bodies are in harmony, we can become aware of an even subtler body that is the source of our thoughts. It is the causal body which also requires detoxification by reduction of negative thoughts, inferiority or superiority complexes, depression and mistaken values which harm the health of all three bodies. These negative thoughts may be overcome by drawing upon latent sources within us.

 Aurvedic dietary protocol: The diet is designed to enhance fat metabolism in the cells. Because fat is a stable fuel, you will experience a sense of calm when you enter the fat metabolism mode. You will have three organic, gluten-free purifying vegetarian meals a day. The diet will be supplemented with cleansing and digestive herbs and supplements. This protocol will help to detox and nourish your lymphatic system.

 

Advanced vocal sounds will be taught and practiced.

Sri Shyamji’s unique ability to produce the ethereal element of soorya (golden) aakaasha with his voice, is the key to the powerful changes every participant in the retreat can expect. The absorption of soorya aakaasha also purifies apaana, and helps to integrate the three bodies.

The beautiful environment of  Chakra Institute, coupled with the extraordinary tones and overtones of the tambura (a handmade gourd instrument) will transport one to other realms of awareness. Tranquil meditation follows naturally.