For concentration, one of the most direct, simple & effective technique is Trataka. It is a hath yoga practice. This abhyasa is very useful for the school & collage students . These hathayoga powerful technique should never be learned from books or taught by inexperience people.
Timings : Any week day for 2 hours, Morning or Evening
Those intending to attend Yoga Shivir should register on the prescribed form with details of any illness they might have. These registration forms should be handed over to Swamiji on arrival. These Yoga classes will provide yoga therapy for a wide range of illness, including hypertension, diabetes, asthma, sinusitis, headache, backache, joint pain, women's problems, spondylitis, overweight, anxiety, stress and strain etc. Classes are open to all free of charge, regardless of caste, religion or sex. Separate ladies classes and children classes can also be arranged. Classes are usually conducted in Hindi.
Any number of students are admissible. But not more than 200 in one batch.
Organizing Yoga Shivir in rural area and in school will be appreciated. Dakshina is accepted from yoga sadhaka to provide them best services and for promoting the message of Yoga and Spirituality in the Country.
Organize a committe to assist you with all arrangements. Chalk out tentative budget. Take the help of clubs and service organizations such as Rotary, Lions, Ladies Clubs, Sports clubs and any Trust those are working for the welfare of society. Funds should not be the constraint.
Choose a clean and quiet hall in a central location, but away from traffic noise, loud speakers etc., if you have a choice. Preferably do not arrange classes in the open, eg. Terrace or open verandah, to avoid distraction.
You will need enough Space for each one to lie down in shawasana. Provide a blackboard or white board with pen, chalks and duster. Carpets are necessary and sadhak can also bring his / her own blanket / Bedshits.
Public address system is very much required if gathering is more than 20 students. Good quality of microphones and speakers may kindly be arranged for pleasant penitrating sound effects.
ID Cards (batches) are to be provided to all Sadhaks those are attending Yoga Shivir. Please keep provision for the expenses of stationery, zeroxing, printing handouts / banners, photographs and videography if necessary.
Please arrange one or two volunteers who are responsible to clean Yoga hall daily. They can handle public address system and electrical gadgets effectively and can assist in making necessary arrangements during each day of Yoga Shivir.
It is more appropriate & effective, if you can arrange "Free medical Checkup" for sadhak to fill up their Information sheet, accurately. Senior medical students or medical practitioners could be approached for this "SEVA".
A joint meeting (Ladies - Gents together) can be arranged one day before at evening prior to the regular classes. Swamiji will speak on the relevance of yoga for modern people. This will be an interesting introduction for all intending to join the classes, but should be open to all intersted members of the community. Organizers can invite any graceful and respectable person as a Chief Guest for the opening.
It is always better to form different committes of active members from the group or society for effective and perfect co-ordination.
Register your name, address, age, sex occupation, way of life, ailments or reason for learning yoga in advance in the registration form with two passport size photographs. Bring a blanket, bed sheet or odomos, if necessary. Better to wear Loose, Light & Comfortable clothings preferably Pajama Kurta & for Ladies Salwar Kameez. Please do not eat anything before commencing the Yoga Classes. Protect yourself from cloudy weather in winter. Please be punctual and occupy your seat Five min. before the class starts.
Swamijis travel by train (2 tier AC) Travel expenses have to be reimbursed to Swamiji on arrival. Return tickets can be booked as per Schedule. Swamiji's requires only simple accommodation, but in a quite and clean place. An attached bathroom is preferred. Swamiji takes strictly vegetarian food at 7:30 am, 11:30 am & 6:30 pm
We require two months advance notice for arranging Yoga Programme. Please confirm the programme details thru E-mail as you finalise them. If any difficulties arise, let us know and we will assist you in every way we can.