National Yoga Camp 2019

Introduction

The National Yoga Camp is a project organised and sponsored by the Malaysian Yoga Society (MYS) in collaboration with the Malaysian Association of Yoga Instructors (MAYI).

The objective of Yoga Camp is to bring greater awareness about the deep realities of Yoga and its benefits to school students; to teach simple and effective asanas, breathing techniques for steady mind, increased energy and inner peace, inspiring them to understand themselves and their surroundings better for a meaningful existence, and, to lead a calm, caring and successful life based on powerful yogic techniques.

Understanding the Yama (restraints) and Niyama (observances) values, for example, which are the first two steps in the eight limbs of yoga, will help students learn how to respect oneself and others, live in harmony, differentiate between good and bad company, prevent them from succumbing to negative influences, pick up commendable, healthy and progressive habits, and be responsible individuals with rational, motivated and forward thinking skills.
The camp’s yoga-related personality development programmes, will have far reaching benefits on the student’s inner and outer development, and give a great boost to their self-esteem and self-confidence.

National Yoga Camp 2019

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Yoga Camp Activities
Yoga Camp is a meticulously compiled training. It is 5 days programme, based on a complete Yoga syllabus, such as Yama (restraint) & Niyama (observance) for individual personality development, Yoga Asanas (postures), benefits of Yoga, Shatkarmas techniques (cleansing), Pranayama (breathing), Dharana (concentration) and Dhyana (meditation), for the participants to benefited with increasing awareness about the deep realities of Yoga and its power to transform one’s life.

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Personality Development (Yama and Niyama)
Learning’s from Yama (restraints) and Niyama (observances) values; build inner strength, how to love and respect oneself and others, how to be in harmony with friends, teachers & family, how to differentiate between good and bad, how to prevent from getting into bad company and avoid bad habits.

Postures (Yoga Asanas)
Yoga postures for better physical and mental health; enhances body awareness, improves blood circulation and flexibility, weight management & better complexion, improvement of fitness, improves cognitive function, improves memory and focus, balances energies in the body to prevent lethargy, rejuvenates the entire body & mind and balances the central nervous system.

Detox Techniques (Shatkarmas)
Purification of body; balancing and activation of the vital systems in the body like the digestive, respiratory, circulatory and nervous systems; cleansing of outer and inner organs like the food pipe, stomach, colon, eyes, lungs and ears; to reduce toxin, prevent and manage discomforts and diseases like asthma, cold, gastritis and fever.

Breathing Techniques (Pranayama)
Promotes mental stability and steadiness; sends energy to internal organs to keep the organs healthy and to prevent diseases; increases energy, vitality and stamina.

Relaxation Techniques (Pratyahara)
Techniques to manage/get rid of stress; cultivate peaceful, relaxed state of body and mind; techniques to handle all tasks with a calm state of mind

Concentration (Dharana)
Concentration techniques for super memory and superior concentration powers; helps students improve in their studies, score well and create a thirst in them to be successful individuals and become top students.

Meditation (Dhyana)
Helps calm the mind, increases concentration and helps one remain centred at all times, especially during studies and during exams.

PARTICIPANTS TESTIMONIALS

AravindMoghan

I would like to thank Master Manisekaran and his excellent team for organising this wonderful and motivating camp in December 2013.

At first I thought this Yoga camp was just another ordinary camp where they have all the normal camping activities, but when I attended this camp in 2013, I learnt many new asanas (poses) and other yoga-related activities. We did exercises for the eye (tratak). This exercise actually brought my eye sight power down from 350 to 75. I have no words to say. I did this exercise for 4-6 months 10 minutes everyday. I really would like to attend any yoga functions organised by Malaysian Yoga Society. Master Manisekaran is very calmn and is ever so patient in handling the many issues of the teenagers.

We were taught to treat other people as if they were our own brothers and sisters. I was a person who was easily influenced by others and after I attended this course I learnt to be more confident and build my leadership attitude. Join the camp and let miracles take place in you.

Namaskar. – Aravind Moghan
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Hello, I am Harsvini Loganathan, 19, from Batu Caves, Selangor pursuing my undergraduate studies at the Help University. I am writing about the changes I have seen in myself after participating in the National Yoga Camp organized by Malaysian Yoga Society. Well, to make a long story short the major changes I have seen in myself is from the health aspect. I had a very severe and chronic sinus problem plus I have a very mild pneumonia where the chances of getting an asthma was very thin for me. In the yoga camp, few trained and well-experienced Yoga Instructors taught me few Ayurvedic methods to reduce the sinusitis without any scientific medications. The first method was “Jala Neti”. It is actually a very effective practice which shows vast difference after practicing it like a month. The “Jala Neti” actually clears any blockages from the nostrils and allows you to experience clean fresh air. The next method was “Kunjal”. This practice actually a very easy ready-at-home detox practice.

Practicing “Kunjal” three times a week gives a clear complexion of the skin, removes all the biles and unwanted acids from your body just with 1.5 litres of luke warm salt water.

Other than health, the National Yoga Camp also helped me a lot to get through my tough times when my emotional was unstable. Lots of body and mind relaxation techniques were taught in the camp. One of the best technique that I prefer personally is “Yoga Nidra”. “Yoga Nidra” is a very powerful mind relaxation technique where 15 minutes of this is actually equivalent to 2 hours of nap. Well those were the wonderful experience and changes that I have seen in myself after participating in this National Yoga Camp. I will keep contributing for this camp and I can’t wait to join  the camp again this year. Thank you!

Turiya-Deva

My heartiest gratitude to Master Manisekaran and his superb team, for organising such an excellent camp in December 2012.

When I observed Master Mani’s calmness in handling issues ever so patiently, I took a stand to learn to be a patient person. Master gave us a lot of exposures and positive techniques to manage our daily lives such as life goals, problems related to studies and even the issue of teenage love. We were taught memory boosting techniques. I also learned how to preserve and value precious natural resources such as water, to accept friends of other cultures as my brothers and sisters, about punctuality and respect, to be a more sociable person and how to convert criticism into a positive and productive challenge.

One of the most importance life lessons I acquired from this camp is to accept myself as I am and at the same time continue to strive for improvements as I journey on. I am looking forward to participate in this camp again as a leader to help others. Yoga is an investment you make for your life. It is a life long journey and benefits come into place gradually.
Join the camp and see the miracle happen within You. Thank you. Turiya Deva, student 

How to Give Your Support ?

To make this project a success, we are looking forward to raise RM50,000.00 to cater to the children’s lodging, food, training material and other expenses. We are also targeting to sponsor about 250 students from underprivileged families.

We are relying solely on the generosity of individuals and members of the public to help us bear this mammoth cost. We welcome cash donations and donations in the form of food, stationaries, etc.

Click the image to download the sponsorship form

Sponsor for MYS National Yoga Camp 2019

1. Make a Cash or Cheque deposit at following bank in Malaysia,
or online via internet banking to: 

Maybank Account Name:
5142 5341 1300

2. Send your gift by way of cheque, money order or postal order
payable to ‘MALAYSIAN YOGA SOCIETY’ and mail it to our address:

No. 3, Jalan Ang Seng 3, Brickfields,
50470  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Volunteers

We Thank ALL Our Cheerful Volunteers Who Have Been Kind Enough To Extend A Caring Heart to Our Projects ! 🙂
Its Time We Celebrate Them, too ~ THANK YOU Dear Ones !

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For enquiries and registration 

Malaysian Yoga Society (MYS) – Ms. Kasturi03 – 2260 5322 (Office)
Malaysian Yoga Society (MYS) – Handphone016-328 1322