2017-2019 Himalayan Institute Cohort: Year 1

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. 
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 -
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Sahana Vavatu -
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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: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wisdom-library/2016WL_Mantras+of+the+Tradition_Gayatri_Mantra_Recitation.mp3


Gayatri with SwamiJ: http://www.swamij.com/Sounds/gayatri.mp3


Gayatri as a lovely chant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SarlTxrAbIY


Maha Mrityunjaya with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wisdom-library/2016WL_Mantras+of+the+Tradition_The_Maha_Mrityunjaya_Recitation.mp3


Maha Mrityunjaya with SwamiJ: http://www.swamij.com/Sounds/mahamrityunjaya.mp3


A good repetitive Maha Mrityunjaya chant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXRcHfrL7SQ


Joints A & P #20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLxYDoN634c


Skeletal System A & P #19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDGqkMHPDqE


Muscles: Muscle Cells A & P #21  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktv-CaOt6UQ


Hip Anatomy Animated Tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlCvKEOZtpo


Muscles of the Thigh & Gluteal Region Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXg3akhbrrg


HI video on Agni Sara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS38jNS1U7E


Swami Rama on Importance of Manipura Chakra and Agni Sara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eimqz0pydIU


Extrinsic Muscles of the Back-Anatomy Tutorial https://youtu.be/cqr7UcXX1Fo


Intermediate and Deep Muscles of the Back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oxY2Duc-0c


Rotator Cuff Muscles – Anatomy Tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfUmN_V-28w


Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen on the heart


Drawing Stick Figures of Yogasana https://youtu.be/iGkGBcFDl-s


Anatomy of the Foot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROd1Acma64o


Neck Anatomy – Organization of the Neck – Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrtt9s72a7I


Neck Anatomy – Organization of the Neck – Part 2




Anatomy Zone’s Knee Joint - Part 1 - 3D Anatomy Tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve448qTT_-4&t=18s


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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6DhSK_1fio


Muscle Spindles: Basic Mechanisms of the Stretch Sensors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obM1uHucAbM