top of page

2019 SYMT Cohort: Year 1 Materials

The materials below are intended to be used for educational purposes only by members of this Spanda cohort. Please respect the copyright on all of them and do not reproduce or distribute without express written permission of the authors. 
These materials were used in the identical programs taking place at the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, Pennsylvania and in the program held in Princeton,New Jersey.
Module One: July 14-23, 2017
Module Two: November 3-12, 2017

Day One: November 3, 2017- Homework Reports, Check-in, Review & Questions

Day Six: November 8, 2017

Day Seven: November 9, 2017

Day Ten: November 12, 2017

Day Ten: November 12, 2017

Module Three: November 3-12, 2017

Audio of Chants

Purna Chant -
00:00 / 00:00
Sahana Vavatu -
00:00 / 00:00

Sound and Mantra


If you do not already have these mantras committed to memory, please learn the Gayatri and Mahamrityunjaya Mantras. Here are some links you might enjoy! 


Gayatri with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait:


Gayatri with SwamiJ:


Gayatri as a lovely chant:


Maha Mrityunjaya with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait:


Maha Mrityunjaya with SwamiJ:


A good repetitive Maha Mrityunjaya chant:


Joints A & P #20


Skeletal System A & P #19


Muscles: Muscle Cells A & P #21


Hip Anatomy Animated Tutorial


Muscles of the Thigh & Gluteal Region Part 1


HI video on Agni Sara


Swami Rama on Importance of Manipura Chakra and Agni Sara


Extrinsic Muscles of the Back-Anatomy Tutorial


Intermediate and Deep Muscles of the Back


Rotator Cuff Muscles – Anatomy Tutorial


Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen on the heart

Drawing Stick Figures of Yogasana


Anatomy of the Foot


Neck Anatomy – Organization of the Neck – Part 1


Neck Anatomy – Organization of the Neck – Part 2



Anatomy Zone’s Knee Joint - Part 1 - 3D Anatomy Tutorial


Anatomy Zone’s Knee Joint – Part 2 – 3C Anatomy Tutorial


Knee Ligament Anatomy Animation


Spanda Pavanmuktanasana One


Pelvic Floor Anatomy


Videos on Swami Rama of the Himalayas


Links for IAYT Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice:


Prespinal Movement in Leech Illustrated


Live Leech movement



Nervous System Crash Course Videos:

The Nervous System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #8

The Nervous System, Part 3: Synapses Crash Course A&P #10

Autonomic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #13

Sympathetic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #14

Parasympathetic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #15

On Muscle Protective Responses:

GTO & Muscle Spindles:


Muscle Spindles: Basic Mechanisms of the Stretch Sensors:

bottom of page