What you will learn and practice in a Shanti Yoga class

Shanti Yoga
- has redeefined yoga to be accessible - it's yoga for every body.
- is all inclusive and incorporates all styles and every limb (not just asana).
- is body positive: we aim to help everyone make peace with their body image
- is breath-centric and improves the quality of your breathing
- has adapted and layered multiple asana variations to help work specialised areas of the body, respond to physical limitations and address injuries
- helps with heart health, healing pain, lower back care and mental health with restorative work
- teaches kirtan, meditation and self-massage

You will learn to enjoy peace of mind, health, longevity and tranquility as you enjoy the gentle but complete yoga breath and movements in a total exercise program. Each class is a well balanced, time efficient workout, suitable for all ages, regardless of present fitness and includes:

  • Yoga postures
  • Stretching exercises
  • Body toning exercises
  • Joint lubricating exercises
  • Posture and balance
  • Corrective breathing
  • Energy flow
  • Concentration, meditation and relaxation techniques
  • Life philosophy and peace of mind training

Shanti Yoga purifies the body, remove diseases and keep the body fresh and fit. By regularly practicing Shanti Yoga we evolve consciously and become spiritually better. Now is the time to harness the wisdom of Shanti Yoga, with its infinite treasure trove of healing tools for body, mind and soul.    
Shanti Yoga's curriculum encompasses 
  • Introductory: A complete beginners guide to Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda.  
  • Primary Series: a gentle, basic program
  • Wellbeing Series
  • Healthy Back series 
  • Core integration
  • Intermediate series: Hatha Yoga and Shanti Yoga Vinyasa
  • Back bends and spinal twists
  • Partner yoga stretching
  • Remedial, restorative yoga, (yielding, stillness and receptivity - asana practised on the floor, either lying down or sitting). Students are helped according to their needs.
  • Pranayama
  • Nidra
  • Meditation
  • Understanding the mind
  • The Yoga Sutras: Yoga philosophy 
  • Pregnancy Yoga
  • Children's Yoga
  • Tweens and Teens
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Sanskrit: Learn to read and write Sanskrit; traditional mantras, slogans and devotional chants
  • Yoga and Life Education. Certificate IV
  • Yoga Teaching and Life Skills. Diploma
  • Yoga teaching and Leadership. Advanced Diploma      

About Shantiji

Shanti Gowans is the globally recognised author and founder of Shanti Yoga™, Meditation and Ayurveda for the self, family and community.

Shantiji has brought the concepts and practices of a healthy body and a still mind to thousands of Australians through her Yoga and Meditation programs on national television... Read more about Shantiji's biography

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