aham - Soul, Body and Environment: Green Initiatives Weekly Workout
- 22-04-2018 18:00 - 19:30
- Jing An Kerry Centre South Piazza, Shanghai
“Oh no! It’s Sunday night already!”
We all know that feeling as we prepare ourselves for another Monday blue. This melancholy is a sign that our Soul-Body-Environment trio are out of sync with our lifestyle.
We live in a highly demanding society that requires us to be constantly performing to our best, and relaxation is considered as something to be earned instead of a moment we all need. Constant social and work pressure results not just in a stressed body, but also in a stressed mind (and soul) which compels us to take decisions and actions that even stress our environment.
But it doesn’t have to be this way. And its not all that difficult to align the trio. Personal wholeness occurs when the body, mind and soul are at peace and working harmoniously. Sunday evenings should be a time of realigning our trio, about positive thoughts and about fresh energy to kickoff another week to achieve greater impact at work, and off it.
“The physical world reflects our spiritual outlook. If we want to change the conditions of the physical world, we have to change our mindset.”
Seeds of Change Mantra
Join us for our all new, all special series of Sunday evening ‘workouts’ where the focus will be on getting you to connect with yourself, your body and your environment. '
Aham' is the Sanskrit word for 'I' or 'Me'.
- Activity will comprise of a short introduction, meditation, warm-up, yoga and casual discussion.
- Please wear comfortable clothes. You will be required to remove your footwear before entering the session.
- Class size limited to 50 individuals.
- We will arrange yoga mats for 15 early birds. Please bring your own yoga mats or borrow from a friend. These sessions would be regularly organized - so you may also consider the option of purchasing a mat if you intend to join for future sessions.
- Attendees may be requested to join the 'Kerry Community' during registration.
- In case of rain, the location will be moved to the elevated bridge in Jingan Kerry Center.
- 18:00-18:15 Registration
- 18:15-18:30 Introduction & warm ups
- 18:30-18:45 Yoga
- 18:45-19:15 Discussions & Wrap up
About the Trainer
Raj Bala, or ‘Raj’ as he is popularly called, has been teaching yoga since 2003, since he received his training at the Universal Yoga Centre in India under Vijay Amar, who has a distinction of 40,000+ hours teaching yoga.
Raj is trained in Ashtanga, Hatha, hot and flow yoga, and E-RYT 500 certified by Yoga Alliance®, the largest global nonprofit association with a mission to support and promote integrity and diversity in teaching yoga.
Raj has taught yoga in different parts of India, has deep appreciation and knowledge for nature and ancient Indian culture and traditions. He has been based in Shanghai since 2005, teaching at Wills Gym all through, apart from several private lessons.
Raj is also a trained massage therapist with over 6 years experience in Swedish and deep tissue massage.
First timers are most welcome. We intend to show you that yoga is not just about challenging physical workout, but also about much required relaxation for the mind.