YOGA TEACHERS TRAINING, RISHIKESH

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PRANAYAMA AND MEDITATION RETREAT

YOGA RETREAT RISHIKESH, INDIA

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YOGA FOR BEGINNERS

RISHIKESH INDIA

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200 HOURS, 300 HOURS, 500 HOURS HATHA YOGA TEACHERS TRAINING SYLLABUS

Yoga Philosophy

  • History of yoga with introduction of Vedas and Upanishadas
  • Yoga as a science and Philosophy
  • Types of yoga – Jana, Bhakti & Karma Yoga
  • Definitions of Yoga and 5 mental modification
  • Astanga Yoga (Eight Fold path) & Kriya Yoga
  • ESSENCE of Bhagavat Gita.

Anatomy

  • An Overview of the anatomical system in our body with yogic viewpoint:
  • Digestive system
  • Respiratory system
  • Endocrine gland system
  • Concept of Ayurveda & anti-aging through yoga and Ayurveda
  • Muscular system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Nervous system in connection with Parasympathetic nerves.
  • Skeleton system
  • Overview and role of Spiritual Anatomy
  • Yoga Anatomy: 7 Chakras, 5 Koshas, 5 Prana, 3 Nadis, 3 Bandhas etc.

Hatha Yoga

  • Asana and its concept
  • Difference between Asanas & Exercise.
  • Classification of Asanas
  • Traditional sun salutation – an introduction and benefits.
  • Basic guidelines for general yoga practice.
  • Introduction of Yoga props.
  • Cultural Asanas - Names, Sanskrit interpretation, benefits, alignment & therapeutic role. An overview and practice - forward bend, backward bend, twisting, balancing, extension, inversion, core strengthening and balance asanas.
  • Introduction of Vinyasa System and its practice
  • Meditative Asanas
  • Asanas for Relaxation
  • Yoga Mudras: its role in yoga practice and benefits
  • Yoga during pregnancy

Cleansing Process In Yoga (Shat Karmas)

  • Introduction & practice of Shatkarmas
  • Jala Neti.
  • Dhauti
  • Trataka
  • Nauli
  • Kapalbhati

Pranayama

  • Science of Breath: concept of breath and breathing practices
  • Understanding the concept of Prana
  • What is Pranayama?
  • Understanding & practice of Pranayama:
  • General guidelines of Pranayama
  • Pranayama Vs. Deep Breathing.
  • Nadis and it's important functions
  • Nadi Shodhanam
  • Surya Bhedan Pranayama
  • Sitali & Sitkari Pranayama
  • Bharmari Pranayama
  • Ujjayi Pranayama
  • Bhastrika Pranayama
  • Pranayama as a therapy.
  • General Note for all the Pranayama Practices

Meditation

  • Meditation why and how?
  • Tradition & types of Meditation (Nada, Japa, Mantra)
  • Obstacles & enhancement in meditation techniques.
  • Various techniques of meditation
  • Guidance for deepening meditation practice
  • Mantra: What and Why?
  • Healing and spiritual aspect of Mantras
  • Experience in Meditation.
  • Deep Relaxation in Yoga Nidra
  • Systematic development of deep relaxation and meditation.

Art Of Teaching

  • Adjustment and enhancement
  • Useful tips for yoga teachers
  • Yoga Lesson planning & general teaching tips
  • Basic Fundamentals of sequencing
  • An overview of Hatha Yoga Micro Lesson
  • Ethical values for yoga teachers
  • Prevention from injuries in yoga practice
  • Yoga class etiquette and behavior of a yoga teacher.
  • Role of an inspiring yoga teacher
  • Business aspect of yoga (from registration of yoga school to opening a new yoga center and yoga center marketing techniques)

Study Material/Reference Books

  • How yoga works by Michael Roach
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutra
  • Asana Pranayama Mudra & Bandhas – Bihar School of Yoga.
  • Light on Yoga – Late Shri B. K. S Iyenger
  • Light on Pranayama – Late Shri. B. K. S. Iyenger
  • Autobiography of a Yogi – Parmhansa Yogananda
  • Patanjali yoga Sutra –Dr. P. V. Karambelkar. (Kaivalyadhama, India)
  • Yogi & Scientist – Swami Kuvalayananda (Kaivalyadhama, India)
  • Meditation & Mantras (Swami Vishnu-Devananda)
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika (Professor G. S. Sahay)
  • Seven Systems of Indian Philosophy (Pandit Rajmani tigunait, Phd)
  • Yoga Nida - Swami Satyananda
  • Yoga Nidra (Swami Satyananda Saraswati)
  • Science of Breath – Swami Rama
  • Prana & Pranayama (Swami Niranjananda Saraswati)
  • Anatomy of Hatha Yoga – Dr David Colter
  • Meditation and Its practice – Swami Rama

Contact With Us

Yoga Shiv

Delhi Office
A10/1, 3rd Floor, Dwarka Mor
New Delhi-110059, India

Yoga Shiv

Rishikesh Office
High Bank Area, Bye Pass Road Shivanand Nagar Tapovan Rishikesh (Dehradun) Uttarakhand INDIA