HOLISTIC YOGA SCHOOL Program Schedule – 17-21 Feb 2019

Inauguration Day (Sunday 17 February, 2019)

Time Activity
3:00 pm -4:00 pm Inauguration of Holistic Yoga School

  • Invocation by Vedic Chanting
  • Welcome address by Swami Atmapriyananda, Vice Chancellor, RKMVERI
  • Address by the Convener of Yoga School
4:00 pm -5:30 pm Guided tour of Belur Math
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Attending Evening Aratrikam at Belur Math main temple

Day 1 (Monday 18 February, 2019): Ancient Indian Yogic System

Time Activity
7:00 am – 9:00 am Vedic chanting

Practice session 1: “Everyday exercises for fitness”

9:00 am -10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am – 10:45 am Lecture 1: Hatha Yoga : A Deeper Understanding
10:45 am – 11:00am Tea Break
11:00 am -11.45 pm Lecture 2: Kaivalya: A Journey to World of Void
12:00 pm Lunch break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Lecture 3: Kumbhaka: The Heart of Pranayama
3.15 pm –3:30 pm Tea Break
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Practice session 2: Meditation session I
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Attending Evening Aratrikam at Belur Math main temple (optional)
7.00 pm – 8.00 pm Informal discussion session with resource persons & cultural programme (optional)

Day 2 (Tuesday 19 February, 2019): Yoga and Physical Health

Time Activity
7:00 am – 9:00 am Vedic chanting

Practice session 3: “Yogasanas & Pranayama” session I

9:00 am -10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am – 10:45 am Lecture 4:  Prana : The Physiology of Yoga,
10:45 am – 11:00am Tea Break
11:00 am -11.45 pm Lecture 5: : Holistic Living and Universal Spiritual Values
12:00 pm Lunch break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Lecture 6: Bhagavad Gita as a Comprehensive Yoga Manual
3.15 pm –3:30 pm Tea Break
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Practice session 4: Meditation session II
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Attending Evening Aratrikam at Belur Math main temple (optional)
7.00 pm – 8.00 pm Informal discussion session with resource persons& cultural programme (optional)

Day 3 (Wednesday 20 February, 2019) : Yoga and Mental Health

Time Activity
7:00 am – 9:00 am Vedic chanting

Practice session 5: “Yogasanas & Pranayama” session II

9:00 am -10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am – 10:45 am Lecture 7: Ancient Yogic Perspectives on Mental Health
10:45 am – 11:00am Tea Break
11:00 am -11.45 pm Lecture 8: Modern Psychiatry and Yoga,
12:00 pm Lunch break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Lecture 9: Practical Vedanta of Swami Vievekananda
3.15 pm –3:30 pm Tea Break
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Practice session 6: Meditation session III
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Attending Evening Aratrikam at Belur Math main temple (optional)
7.00 pm – 8.00 pm Informal discussion session with resource persons& cultural programme (optional)

Day 4 (Thursday 21 February, 2019): Patanjali Yoga

Time Activity
7:00 am – 9:00 am Vedic chanting

Practice session 7: “Yogasanas & Pranayama” session III

9:00 am -10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am – 10:45 am Lecture 10: Patanjala Yoga: A Traditional Exposition
10:45 am – 11:00am Tea Break
11:00 am -11.45 pm Lecture 11: Yoga : Towards the Annihilation of Afflictions
12:00 pm Lunch break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Lecture 12: Swami Vivekananda on the Harmony of Yogas
3.15 pm –3:30 pm Tea Break
3:30 pm – 5.30 pm Question Answer session

Concluding address by the Convener of Yoga School

Vote of Thanks RKMVERI