Events , Workshops, Retreats

Provide Relaxation, Calm, Balance as Part of Your Retreat or Conference

I can contribute relaxing, restorative breath synced with movement for your retreat or workshop, or come to talk about yoga or provide vedic chanting with your participants.  You can also read about the benefits of providing corporate event or workplace yoga.

Please use the contact form to the right to inquire.

Small Group Yoga Classes I Organize

Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Small Group Class

A class that forms with pregnant moms and new moms to bring relaxation and well-being and great birth processes. See here for more info on the Pre- and Post-Natal Class.

Vedic Chanting

I offer monthly Vedic Chanting classes as well as individual instruction. Vedic chants are an ancient connection to the wholeness of life.
Vedic Chanting Flyer.pdf
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Scheduled Yoga Events and Workshops

Yoga at the Krishnamurti Center in Ojai

One of my deepest interests is in the work of philosopher J. Krishnamurti.  Although he was not a yoga teacher, since he was a spiritual teacher from India, people asked him a lot of questions about yoga.  In the retreats I have been facilitating at the Krishnamurti Foundation of America based in Ojai, California we explore some of Krishnamurti’s responses to those questions.  He sheds powerful light on ‘the business of yoga’ as well as the true meaning of the word yoga, unitive perception.  Please join us in a space of shared inquiry at the beautiful KFA campus for our next retreat. Current listings:

Vedic Chanting: Focus on Healing: April 24-26, 2015

Vedic texts, thousands of years old, are presented in the Sanskrit language and contain wisdom still relevant in the modern world. But it is the act of chanting itself that brings life to these texts as well as to the person listening and reciting. The program will introduce basic chanting techniques used in simple and universally relevant chants to discover the art of Vedic Chant as an integrating experience for body, breath and mind. This workshop focuses on healing chants and how they can improve mental and physical well-being. See the workshop details.

No previous experience in the practice of Vedic Chant is required.
About the workshop invited teacher: Sonia Nelson has been a student and teacher of yoga and Vedic chant for over thirty five years, studying privately with T.K.V. Desikachar since 1975. As Director of Antaranga Yoga and the Vedic Chant Center in New Mexico, Sonia focuses her teaching on continuing education and mentoring for yoga teachers, the application of principles and practices of yoga in the healing context, and the development of Vedic Chant training programs.

Selected Past Events

Yoga and the Good Life - Body/Mind Retreat

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April 2014 Yoga & Ayurveda 1-day Workshop Ojai

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