Sound for Wellbeing Part 2 with Nitya Mohan

June 15, 2020 at 9 AM – June 16, 2020 at 3:45 PM

We are delighted and honoured to welcome Nitya Mohan back to Wicklow in June 2020. Following her well received and inspirational Sound for Wellbeing Part 1 & Yoga for Women Workshops in Wicklow last year – Nitya returns to deliver her Sound for Wellbeing Part 2 which is a full two day workshop.

Please note – All are welcome to attend. It is not necessary to have attended Part 1 in order to participate in Part 2. No previous experience is necessary.


  • DATES – Monday 15th & Tuesday 16th June 2020
  • VENUE – TBC (will either be at our studios or an alternative venue in Wicklow Town)

€195 if paid in full by Friday 28th February!

After this date the full fee of €220 is payable
A non-refundable deposit of €100 is payable upon booking to hold your place. To avail of the early bird discount the balance of €95 must be paid by the early bird date above if fee is not paid in full upon booking.For bookings after the early bird date a non-refundable deposit of €100 is also due to hold your place and balance of €120 to be paid by Friday 1st May.

Please register your interest via email to Liz Richards at Payment details will be given upon booking/enquiry.

Workshop Schedule

  • Monday 15th June
    9.00am – 5.00pm (Lunch 12.30pm – 2.00pm)
  • Tuesday 16th June
    8.00am – 3.45pm (Lunch 12.00pm – 1.00pm)
    (Due to Nityas travel arrangements – please note the earlier start time on Tuesday & shorter lunch break)

About This Workshop 

Learn to love your voice

In today’s world with its varied stresses and demands, developing better connections to our own mind and body is vital to maintain good health and longevity. Sound is a timeless tool that allows us to connect with our body, breath and mind – to release stresses from the body, to deepen our breath and also work with our mind to create stable and healthy emotional patterns.

This workshop offers unique perspectives and practices that combine traditional Yoga practices with classical Indian music and Vedic mantras. Meant to be a transformative program, all areas of learning will be accompanied by theory as well as practice enabling students to immediately integrate the wisdom into their daily life as well as teaching.

This program focuses on learning to use Sound as a tool for better health and wellbeing and is based on wisdom from classical texts on Yoga, Mantras, Music and Sanskrit. It is suitable for both yoga students and teachers is open to anyone who is interested in working deeper on the aspects of Yoga, Sound and Music.

All sessions will have accompanying course materials and recordings of the chants and mantras for personal use will be provided.

This program is for you if:

  • You would like to infuse your practice and teaching with Breath and Sound based tools and practices
  • You would like to learn to use your own voice for meditation and use Sound as a tool for personal transformation
  • You would like to gain an authentic understanding about the links in ancient Yoga, music and mantra texts, integrating them into daily life practices
  • You are interested in Singing, Chanting, Vedic phonetics and Sanskrit


Origins of Sound

  • Sound in the Vedic wisdom and other classical texts
  • The paradigm of Yoga – Vrtti Samskara
  • Why sound is foundational to changing mental patterns

The Svastha 5 mantra Pathway

  • Five key mantras for daily practice
  • How to choose a mantra for daily life situations
  • Learning to string mantras together for different purposes

Asanas and Sound

  • Using Sound in asanas
  • Integrating simple mantras into asana practice


  • The ancient methodologies of Vedic chanting – Padam, Kramam, Jatai & Ghanam
  • Surya namaskara mantras
  • Various Gayatri mantras
  • Narayana Upanishad – Chant for health and well-being

Brain, Breath & Music

  • Polyvagal theory
  • Breath and the nervous system

Steadiness & Stillness with Sound

  • Ekatanam – vocal toning with scales
  • The perfect speech & the steady mind
  • Hanuman the outstanding example for practice


  • Foundations of classical Pranayama
  • Integration of a Mantra with Pranayama

Yogasutras and Sound

  • Svadhyaya – Self-reflection with a Mantra
  • Meditation with Pranavam or OM

Vedic phonetics

  • The Mahesvara sutras
  • The dance of Lord Shiva and origins of the Sanskrit language
  • All the Panini ashtadhyayi sutras & pronunciations

Classical music

  • Voice exercises in different scales of classical music
  • Deeper exploration of musical scales, ragas and emotions

Ancient wisdom

  • Stories of the musical saints of the Vedic wisdom

About Nitya Mohan

Nitya Mohan, daughter of A.G.Mohan and Indra Mohan, director of Svastha Yoga and Ayurveda teacher training programs, has been teaching for over 25 years. Trained from a young age in yoga and music, her passion lies in combining Classical Yoga, Music, Mantras and Sanskrit. She holds a degree in music and has taught and performed all over the world.

Nitya is an exceptional singer hailed for her purity of voice. Her holistic teaching draws from classical texts such as the Yogasutras, Natyashastra, Paniniya Siksha and relevant scientific research. She is a mother of two children and lives in Singapore.