Beginners Yoga Level 1 with Shaila

Beginners Yoga Level 1 with Shaila

This 5 week course starts @ 7.45 pm on Mon 24 April at Manly Yoga. The course systematically covers the foundations of a balanced yoga practice, including postures, breathing and meditation practices, in a relaxed non-competitive environment. For more info and bookings, click here..

The Empowered Feminine Festival

The Empowered Feminine Festival

Daughter of Mountain is excited to be offering a workshop on Embodying Feminine Archetypes - developing a personal practice through voice, movement and dance. For more info, click here...

Kirtan and Odissi Dance

Kirtan and Odissi Dance

Daughter of Mountain is excited to be supporting the award-winning kirtanist Carmella Baynes as the finale to the Feminine Empowerment Festival, Canberra. For info and bookings, click here...

Manly Yoga Havan and Kirtan

Manly Yoga Havan and Kirtan

Join us on Sat 1 April for a sacred flower ceremony followed by kirtan. During the ceremony, 108 rounds of a universal healing mantra known as the maha-mrit-yun-jaya mantra will be chanted for health, transformation, energy and support in the face of difficulties and transitions. For more info and bookings, click here...

Daughter of Mountain (Shaila) has trained extensively in yoga, both in Australia and India. She has a Diploma in Yogic Studies from Satyananda Yoga Academy (equivalent of 14,500 hours or 2 years full-time study). She has also trained under the guidance of yoga master Swami Niranjananda Saraswati at the Bihar School of Yoga, India, where she lived for 12 months in 2012.

Her style is traditional and holistic, with a standard class incorporating not only physical poses, but also breathing and meditation practices. She also offers nada (sound) yoga classes, in which participants are introducted to the musical/sound aspects of yoga in the form of mantras and chanting.

 

Shaila enjoys teaching restorative forms of yoga, such as yin yoga and yoga nidra, whilst also deriving satisfaction from stronger hatha and ashtanga practices which help to develop strength and power.

A particular interest for Shaila are the more esoteric aspects of yoga, such as chakra awareness, yogic philopsophy and mindfulness, as well as ceremonial elements, such as 'havan' or sacred healing fire ceremony.

She currently teaches at Manly Yoga in Sydney, whilst also offering yoga workshops at various studios and retreats.

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Yoga Articles by Daughter of Mountain

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Abdominal Breathing...

Abdominal Breathing...

One of the most important contributing factors to life, health and longevity is the way we breathe. In fact, breath is the very essence of our life force. The best breathing technique is the one that is most efficient, moving the most air in and out of the lungs with the least effort. In this respect, abdominal breathing wins. Click here to read more...

What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

Most of us are familiar with the image of the yin/yang symbol, with its intertwined hemispheres of black and white. Yet what does it really mean? And how, if at all, does it relate to Yin Yoga? Click here to read more...

yoga at Connemara

yoga at Connemara

Sound Samadhi retreat 2015

Sound Samadhi retreat 2015

surya water tantra Varanasi

surya water tantra Varanasi

NYE fire cremony at the Never Never

NYE fire cremony at the Never Never

Salute to the Sun Manly Beach

Salute to the Sun Manly Beach

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What is Yin Yoga?

Most of us are familiar with the image of the yin/yang symbol, with its intertwined hemispheres of black and white. Yet what does it really mean? And how, if at all, does it relate to Yin Yoga? Click here to read more...

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