We invite you to join us for our mantra meditation sessions to learn, understand and practice the application of sacred science tools and techniques in your everyday life. WHY: *Using the power of mantra meditation and chanting vibrations to tap into new ways of self expression and experience *To provide a space to drop in below the mental chatter, connect deeply with self and other and find a deep connection with your intuition *To practice sharing from the heart with the community in a respectful way- drawing on Brene Brownâ€™s Power of Vulnerability (Ted Talk- https://youtu.be/iCvmsMzlF7o) WHAT: *Opening of the circle and invitation to co-create a sacred space *Dynamic warm up which may include movement, yoga, breathing techniques, body tapping, dynamic meditations such as full body shaking etc. *Introduction to the theme and a short mantra/ seed sound meditation *The main mantra along with hand outs with the meaning and translation of the mantra. *Time for reflection/ journalling/ drawing/ moving to integrate what emerges in the session. *Final sharing and closing of the circle WHEN: 10th February 2018 11 am to 1 pm 10th MarchÂ 14th AprilÂ 12th MayÂ 16th JuneÂ 14th JulyÂ 11th AugustÂ 8th SeptemberÂ 13th October 10th NovemberÂ 8th December 2018Â HOW MUCH: Pre-paid $30/ At the door $35 (cash only) **** Please book in advance as places are limited**** WHERE: Labyrinth Lane, 108-110 Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale VIC 3185 FACEBOOK EVENT:Â https://www.facebook.com/events/141657436628148/?notif_t=plan_user_associated¬if_id=1515916103179453 ABOUT THE FACILITATORS: Tanya Menon- Tanya is a qualified Hatha and Asthanga Yoga teacher and is the founder of Vedic Yoga. She has completed her Psychology Honours along with a diploma and an advanced diploma in Yoga and Ayurveda. Tanya incorporates the traditional principles of the Vedic sciences and weaves stories and yogic philosophy in her classes and workshops. Tanya comes with a background in Finance and Psychology with over 10 years experience in the corporate world. Her compassionate style of teaching enables her to connect with each student with a primary focus on connecting body movement to breath. She believes that each person has their own unique experience of life and encourages her students to embrace their pace. Tanya teaches Yoga and Meditation within a variety of setting including corporate offices, community centres/ schools as well as one on one yoga therapy sessions. Her classes are designed to leave you feeling uplifted and grounded. Anjali Sengupta- Anjali is a Dance Movement Therapist, Creative Arts Therapist, Community Arts facilitator, Art educator and Holistic Well-being and Fitness professional. Anjali's holistic approach draws on both Eastern and Western techniques and philosophies. She is passionate about reconnecting with the wisdom of the body and experiencing the pure joy of living in the present moment. With over 20 years experience of teaching, performing, choreographing and moving with people across 3 continents, dance and movement is as essential to Anjali as eating sleeping and breathing. She is the founder and artistic director of Aatma Dance Company that provides Bollywood dance based classes, workshops, performances and events. She is also the founder and director of Embracing Spirit: Creative Arts/Dance Movement Therapy & Holistic WellBeing and offers trauma informed creative arts and dance movement therapy sessions to individuals and groups through her private practice, works as an art therapist and dance movement therapist in a residential aged care setting and runs regular meditation and mindfulness sessions, workshops and holistic community arts events. She is a counsellor with HerSpace that offers long term mental health support to women who have experienced sexual exploitation and is a senior facilitator and program designer at Incursions R Us which offers arts based incursions in primary and secondary schools.