YOGA and MEDITATION
SUNDAY 5th September 2021
U.K 2.00 pm till 7.00 pm BST (British Summer Time)
U.S.A 6.00 am till 11.00 am PDT
East Africa 4.00 pm till 9.00 pm EAT
India 6.30 pm till 11.30 pm
Thailand 8.00 pm till 1.00am IndoChina Time
(All times are in GMT(Greenwich Mean Time))
Host Introduction and Welcome
Seema was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Her interests for mediation and yoga developed at an early age, where she was always looking for ways to slow down and be more present in the moment. As the founder of PRANAYUM yogic teas and a yogic foods home chef. Her philosophy is simple – you are what you eat. Your thought process and the way in which you breathe can positively or negatively impact your mental and physical health.
Seema is a qualified Breath, Water & Sound teacher with The Art of Living, and has run sessions for the ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. She has also conducted Sanskriti mantra and movement meditations for IRIS one of Hong Kong’s largest outdoor health and wellness festivals. Seema has successfully shared her skills and knowledge with corporates and individuals over many years in Hong Kong and Singapore and is now based in Oxford.
Himanshu Mehta is a successful businessman, very passionately involved in Yoga since 40 years and active from 12 years. He has been advance practitioner of Hatha Yog by Shri BKS Iyengar Guruji, Shri Yogendraji, Dr.Jaydev & Hansaba, Shivanand, Bikram, Shri Pattabhi Jois.
From last 7 years as Kar Seva ,he has been giving free coaching sessions of Suryanamaskars, Yoga & Pranayam every Saturday. For elderly people he devised Chair Suryanamaskars (primarily for his mother) and also devised a unique and slowest form of Suryanamskar with Chakra meditation on Mantra music in Panchmahabhoot, the first of its kind Globally.
While pursuing course on Philosophy & Psychology of Yoga he wrote a thesis which turned out the best ever written by any student in the 35 years of course.
Himanshu is very much Indebted to city of London, where story of his miracle twins (sons) got created and will be soon published. He is a Social activist in managing Beach & Beach Gardens, creation of Yoga Park.
He keeps cultivating new hobbies like Golfing , riding his Harley Motorcycle, Paragliding, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Gymnastics, Aerial Yoga, Salsa, TRX, Martial Arts, Malkhamb.
Deepal Modi is from Mumbai, India. She is a highly experienced and globally certified Yoga Teacher with more than a decade of teaching experience.
She has learnt Yoga from different Yoga schools across India, thereby specialising in teaching various different techniques and methods. She is certified as a master teacher & evaluator from the AYUSH ministry, Government of India.
She has taught Yoga from 3 year old toddlers to 80 year old Senior Citizens. With her warm and caring nature, she has helped many getting better and healthier.
In this session, Deepal will talk about Physical and Emotional connection of 7 chakras.
Understanding about Consciously moving awareness from basic instinct level to a higher level of Super-conscious awareness.
This will follow Practical Demonstration of the same.
Dr Honey Kalaria
Dr Honey Kalaria
Dr Honey Kalaria is a mind body soul coach and an award-winning creative dance expert with over 35 years of experience in the field of art, culture & entertainment.
Honey has been a spiritual seeker and meditator since she was a teenager, and regularly practices Samarpan Meditation which is part of Dhyan Yoga, taught by the Himalayan yogi Shiv Krupanand Swami. She has enjoyed studying many spiritual disciplines and yogic sciences ranging from Raja Yoga taught by Brahma Kumaris, Art of Living by Ravi Shankar, Vipassana by Goenka, Isha Kriya by Sadguru, Kundalini Yoga by Yogi Bhajan, Vedantic Spiritual practices as taught by Chinmaya Mission, as well as other Western practices such as Mindfulness and Transcendental Meditation. She believes it is important to self-reflect, contemplate and grow spiritually to become a better human being.
Addressing allergies through Yoga
Nabanita Das has been teaching yoga in UK through virtual platform since April 2020. She is a certified yoga instructor from PYPT UK trust. By conducting free yoga sessions, her goal is to promote physical health and mental well-being. Her yoga group is called Smile With Yoga. The main motto of her yoga session is to create a happy, healthy smiling community.
Within this span of Pandemic 16 months, Smile With Yoga has donated to various charities like Breast cancer charity UK, Children charity UK, Various Covid crisis funds, and Project WHY In Delhi working with slum children.
Dr Honey Kalaria
Vasanti Mahendra Halai
Yoga To Boost Immune System
Vasanti was born and brought up in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a science geek and loves reading about health and anatomy right from childhood and has passion for dancing and exercise. She has done 200hrs of HathaRaja Yoga, 85hrs Pregnanacy Yoga, 50hrs Yoga Anatomy. She did her trainings in the UK and is certified by Yoga Alliance.
Vasanti’s main aim is to teach students anatomically correct body engagement and alignment to prevent injuries, ensure strong and safe practice and teach them how to understand and respect their own unique bodies. She runs all her classes online via zoom.
Today she will be teaching full body yoga to boost the immune system. It will be a combination of twisting asanas to detoxify toxins out of the body and breathing exercises to strengthen your lungs and the body immune capabilities.
It is a perfect addition to your self-care routine and daily mindful practice that will help you keep your body strong and healthy inside out.
Tibetan Bon Meditation and Yoga
Peter May is a meditation teacher, alchemist/botanical formulator, wilderness guide, and natural sound recording artist and musician living in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southern Colorado. He incorporates his love of nature and musical background to create experiential teaching experiences for Healing and Spiritual Evolution . He developed and manages PranaCamp – Life Force Awareness Training, which specializes in Nature-based, elemental awareness programs for youth and adults. He has studied extensively for almost 30 years in Eastern and Western spiritualities and is a resident teacher at Chamma Ling Retreat Center in Colorado. He currently formulates alchemical blends with his botanical medicine companies Windhorse Botanicals and Endurance Alchemy Lab. He is a Grammy award winning producer and musician, and his current work includes playing and recording music with his Nature Fusion Band, The Sonic Apothecary. He just released his latest CD, Spreading Like Wildflowers.
Dr. Honey Kalaria
Dr. Honey Kalaria
Technical Director – Nishit Kotak
Creative Director – Sarita Menon
Production Director – Dr Honey Kalaria
Host Director – Simran Ahuja
Media Team – Kesh Morjaria and Anita Nomula.
Host Team – Seema Bhatia, Sharron Rose and Dr Honey Kalaria
Back Up Team – Deepa Vithlani, Renu Gidoomal, Dr Milen Shah, Mallesh Kota, Dr Sheila Dobee, Shivali Ruparelia, Saivani Samboo, Shivani Vithlani, Sharron Rose, Dr Wai Ching, Dr Lalit Sodha and Meena Trivedy.
Facilitator Team – Dr Mickey Mehta and Sharron
Channel Partners – Bhakti Sagartv, Hindu Forum of Europe, MentalHealth_Connect, Hindu Matters in Britain, Enrich TV, Diwali In London, Simran Ahuja Official, Sanskruti, Honey Kalaria Official, Sunrise Radio UK and many others.