200 Hrs. Yoga Teacher Training
In our 200 Hrs. Yoga Teacher Training, we teach a Multi-style of yoga practice including Hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga (dynamic flow), Yin yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, and Ariel Yoga. In this manner, the student has an option of choosing their own style of yoga practice and teaching in the future.
This introductory teacher training is grounded in traditional Hatha Yoga, and designed to give you an idea of what you will learn in a real ashram. Being an introductory teacher training, teachers don't push students beyond a reasonable limit.
What you’ll learn: Yoga Darshana (Philosophy):
History of Yoga. Why Yoga ?, Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, Yoga System:
The Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, The Various Paths of Yoga, ‘OM’ Recitation, Yoga Life Style & Diet: The Three Gunas of Nature, The Five Koshas, Chakras & Kundalini Energy, Importance of Teacher in Yoga, Important rules for traditional yogic practices, Yogic Exercises V/s Typical Exercises, Classification of postures and their benefits, Warming up Exercises, Surya Namaskar.
Qualities of Good Yoga Class: Yoga Sequencing:
Asanas & Indian Exercises: Sukshma Vyayama, Warmup (Dhirendra Bhramhachari) & Pawanmuktasana Series I, II & III by Bihar School of Yoga.
Hatha Yoga Asana Practical & Theory | Various Pelvic Tilt | Cause & Effect | Muscles | Asanas & Alignment – learn the safe and intelligent way to perform the yoga poses | Hands-on adjustments.
Vinyasa Level 1 | Standing | Seated | Progression | Regression Individual Vinyasa Modification.
Sequencing | Common Sense | Discipline | Attention in Detail – how to design dynamic, effective sequences for all levels.
Set Sequence Style | Posture & Body Mechanics: Good/Bad Posture | Neuromuscular
6 Points of Body Alignment | Best tips to cue students
Asana Anatomy: Adjusting & Assisting
Theory on Pawanmuktasana & its Use
Why Yin Yoga? Anatomical Reasoning
Pranayama: Types of Breathing
PRE - PRANAYAM TRAINING
Pranayam & Meditative Postures: Standing Postures, Shavasana, Sukhasana, Ardha Padmasana, Padmasana, Siddhasana, Swastikasana, Vajrasana,
Mudras relevant to Pranayam: Nasikagra or Nasagra Mudra (nose tip position) | Jnana Mudra (psychic gesture of knowledge) | Chin Mudra (psychic gesture of consciousness) Shanmukhi Mudra (closing the seven gates) | Shambhavi Mudra or Bhrumadhya Drishti (eyebrow centers gazing) | Agochari Mudra or Nasikagra Drishti (nose-tip gazing)
Conscious Breathing: Natural Breath Awareness
Basic Breathing Methods: Abdominal Breathing | Thoracic Breathing | Clavicular Breathing | Paradoxical Breathing | Yogic Breathing |
Preliminary Breathing Practice: Deep Breathing Practice | Viloma Pranayama (Reverse Breath), Rhythmic Breathing (Abdominal & Yogic Breathing), Sync Breath with Heart Rhythm, Extending Breath Duration, Extended Exhalation (1:2), Khumbhaka,
Classical Pranayam: Nadishodhan Pranayam: Preparatory Practice, Alternate Nostril Breathing, Anahtar Khumhaka.
Tranquilizing Pranayama: Sheetali & Shitkari, Ujjayi, Bhramari, Chandra Bhedana Pranayama,
Vitalizing Pranayam: Bhastrika Pranayam, Kapalbhati Pranayama, Surya Bhedana Pranayam
The History and Philosophy of Yoga | Essential Patanjali Yoga Sutra Basic | Kundalini | Chakras | Practice Teaching Pranayama – Breathing Techniques, The yogic diet for the modern world
Business of Yoga | Common Mistakes of Yoga Teachers |
Anatomy: Movement Terms & Planes of Movement | Muscular System: Types of Muscles, Muscle Contraction, Agonist Antagonist, Synergist, Types of stretching, Static, Dynamic, PNF, Insertion & Origin. Skeletal System: Axial & Appendicular.
The Respiratory System | The Nervous System | The Digestive System | Endocrine System
Shatkriya: Understanding what are Shatkriyas | Practicals: How to do JalaNeti, Vaman Dhabi & Sutra Neti.
200-hour Daily Schedule
07:00 AM - 09:00 AM : Sadhana & Yoga Practice
09:00 AM -10:00 AM: Breakfast
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM: Yoga Philosophy - Hatha Yoga Alignment Anatomy
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM: Lunch Break & Self Study
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM: Ayurveda
04:15 PM - 06:00 PM: Hatha Yoga | Yin Yoga | Aerial Yoga
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM: Dinner