Shankhaprakshalana in Surrey, The Yoga Room
with Swami Satvikanananda
Saturday 15th September 2018
at 8:30am at the Satyananada Centre in Surrey:
The Yoga Room, Otterbourne House, Chobham Road
Ottershaw, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0QF
Shankhaprakshalana, laghoo, kunjal and jala neti with Swami Satvikananda
These kriyas are an important part of yoga practice but must never be done without guidance or without a teacher. These practices are important for teachers and trainee teachers but also suitable for those yogis and yoginis who aren’t teachers but who want to experience the power of these cleansing rituals. The advice to yogis is to do this practice twice a year, once in spring and once in autumn.
If you are not known to Swami Satvikananda and have never done Shankhaprakshalana before then you will only be able to do the short practice of Lahgoo and you do need to make her aware of any medical conditions that you may have when applying to do any of the practices. If you wish to perform the full Shankhaprakshalana then you must undertake to keep to the strict diet necessary for a month after the practice. No such diet is needed for the shorter practice of Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana.
On the day
The day will start promptly at 8.30am. You will need to arrive here by 8.00am at the latest. You MUST NOT eat anything beforehand. The designated asanas will be performed for both the full Shankhaprakshalana and Laghoo. Afterwards students will have a short rest before completing the practice with Kunjal followed by Jala Neti. Another rest needs to follow before eating a bowl of kitcheree that will be provided.
You MUST talk to Swami Satvikananda before you can be accepted on the day so that she knows you understand the commitment you will be making. The asanas you need to perform are simple and you will be given a handout before you come to the day. A diet sheet will also be sent to you if you are doing the full Shankhaprakshalana. Please do not hesitate to phone Swami Satvikananda on her landline 01932 872587 if you have any questions that you need to ask about the day or about the practice.
You will be thoroughly looked after at The Yoga Room, nurtured and taken care of. These are truly great practices to experience and you will feel wonderful, totally refreshed and invigorated after the practice. If you do not have a Jala Neti Lota and need to buy one on the day, (£15.00 nose buddy), please make it known at the time of booking.
To reach The Yoga Room please DO NOT rely on SatNav or AA map. A map is available on the website www.satvikyoga.co.uk and please be mindful of the parking instructions.
Booking essential – places available for 9 – 10 students only.
To reserve a place contact Swami Satvikananda firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on the landline 01932 872587.
Please TEXT the mobile on 07941 453466, but DO NOT phone the mobile because there is very little mobile signal at The Yoga Room.
Once you have been accepted please send a cheque made out to Swami Satvikananda for the full amount.
Swami Satvikananda has been studying Satyananda Yoga for nearly 35 years and teaching Satyananda classes for 20 years. Visit www.satvikyoga.co.uk for more information.