200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Achieve a  200-hour Yoga Teacher training of inner transformation and deep immersion in a peaceful yogic lifestyle, all with the guidance and support of seasoned practitioners.

  • Enliven and deepen your yoga practice
  • Ground yourself in a classical yoga tradition
  • Learn to teach yoga to others with confidence and grace
  • Immerse yourself in a well-rounded Yogic lifestyle
  • Earn an internationally recognized IPHM Diploma in Yoga certification

 

OBJECTIVE

The aim of the training is to develop qualified and inspiring yoga teachers who are capable of imparting the yoga experience to others by drawing on their own practice and personal discipline.

The curriculum is based on five points of yoga;

  • Proper Exercise – Asanas
  • Proper Breathing – Pranayama
  • Proper Relaxation – Savasana
  • Proper Diet – Vegetarian
  • Positive Thinking and Meditation – Vedanta and Dhyana

which can be thought of as the practical application of the traditional four paths of yoga.

PRE-REQUISITE

All aspects of the course require a high level of self-motivation. A basic understanding of yoga postures and philosophy is beneficial but not essential. A genuine desire to learn and an openness to yoga’s teachings are necessary. Yoga practice, and particularly yoga teaching, require a high level of self-discipline and purity.

 

CONTENT

ASANAS

The twelve basic postures in depth

Practice of classical advanced variations

Precise and detailed corrections

Prolonged holding of the asanas

Deeper understanding of hatha yoga

 

PRANAYAMA

Practice of kapalabhati

Daily practice of anuloma viloma

Advanced pranayamas

Use of bandhas

 

MEDITATION

Guide to meditation

What is meditation?

Why meditate?

Concentration and thought power

12-step daily practice

Effects of and experiences in meditation

 

YOGA ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

Introduction to the eight major body systems

The effects of asanas and pranayama on the:cardiovascular, respiratory,digestive and skeletal and muscular systems

Yoga and physical culture

 

YOGA NUTRITION

Vegetarianism for physical, mental, and spiritual health

How diet affects the mind

Principles of nutrition

Healing effects of fasting

 

KRIYAS

The six classical purification exercises for the eyes, nose, air passages, oesophagus and stomach, abdominal organs,

and large intestine. Explanation and demonstration of the exercises and their effects. Individual instruction.

  • Tratak
  • Neti
  • Kapalabhati
  • Dhauti
  • Nauli
  • Basti

 

TEACHING PRACTICE

How to teach the 12 basic postures and breathing exercises to beginners and intermediate students

Setting up of a proper environment for class

General pointers on teaching a class

The Basic Sivananda class

Beginners’ course

Advanced postures

Yoga for children

Yoga for older citizens

Yoga for pregnancy

Relaxation

Detailed correction workshops

 

In the second half of the training course;

participants will teach each other under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

 

HATHA YOGA

Ethical and moral principles

Body, prana, and mind

From control over the body to control over the mind and meditation

 

RAJA YOGA

Ashtanga: the eight limbs of yoga

Antahkarana: functions of the mind

Concentration and meditation

 

KUNDALINI YOGA

The Absolute and its manifestation in nature

Macrocosm and microcosm

The seven chakras

The awakening of cosmic energy

 

BHAKTI YOGA

Kirtan: chanting of devotional songs. Chanting opens the heart and purifies the mind. In devotional chanting correct pronunciation, devotional attitude, and awareness of meaning are all important.

Sanskrit mantras, Indian deities, and their cosmic meaning

Arati and pujas (traditional Indian devotional rituals)

 

KARMA YOGA

Karma Yoga – selfless service: one hour daily in the Ashram community. You will be asked to do various tasks within the Ashram setting necessary for the smooth running of the community. Karma yoga helps to reduce selfishness and egoism, essential for spiritual progress.

 

JNANA YOGA

Basic concepts of Vedanta philosophy

The seven bhoomikas or planes of consciousness

Space, time, causation

The three bodies

The three levels of the mind

Conquest of death

 

EXAMINATIONS

Evaluation based on:

  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Theory during the course
  • Final written exam
  • A minimum combined score of 60% is required to pass

 

CERTIFICATION & ACCREDITATION

Diploma in Yoga

Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine, UK

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COURSE LENGTH:
200 Hours
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