22 Day 300 Hour Multi-Style Yoga Teacher Training, Croatia
Deepening yoga practice and insights.
Multi-style approach and problem-based learning.
This TT300 is an evolution of a multi-style approach -Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin, Restorative and Tibetan Yoga - simplicity with ease in learning and practice.
The course is Yoga Alliance accredited course that leads you towards 500 RYT RYS certification.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Our 300-hour yoga teacher training is an enjoyable journey into self-discovery, challenging comfort-zone, but rewarding with insights, excitement about the knowledge gained and enthusiasm to share it with others.
The main aim of the program is to help a student to broaden his/her awareness about yoga, teachings, embodiment, and ecology, and be able to put into practice and teachings such expanded awareness.
The program allows ashtanga yogis to understand the value of yin and restorative yoga, and Hatha yogis to balance their practices by introducing power yoga and more challenging practices. Tibetan yoga gives another perspective to all yoga practices.
This course allows you to start to teach and develop your skills from the very beginning of the course.
Working directly with a teacher, in groups, practicing teaching, preparing lectures, solving tasks, including constructive feedback from your mentors - With such an approach, you as a student proactively engage, and put immediately into practice knowledge gained.
The course also emphasizes nourishment, food choices and ecological awareness, and how to practice and teach yoga with a mission to improve the world - before transcend it.
This program will prepare you to progress from your individual starting point, then enhancing self-confidence and ability to teach yoga.
Along with rising ecological consciousness and the need for peace and compassion through yogic lifestyle and teachings.
There will also be discussions on current challenges for modern yogis to discover their individual path (dharma) and practice (sadhana).
Immersing into this TT300 is your treasured opportunity to expand awareness physically, mentally and spiritually.
This will then create more space in your life for learning and sharing yoga with expanded confidence and clarity of your newly acquired direction.
The program includes 22 days of intensive retreat coursework and self-study with online correspondence prior to or after the retreat.
Visit local villages
Take a little boat to a nearby secluded island
Visit the town of Zadar
Visit Kornati islands /boat trip
Take a walk to a local hill-top
Sun and swim
Nap in the forest
Foundation and refinement:
Refine your yoga practice, wherever you are in your current yoga approach. Explore similarities and differences in main yoga approaches - dynamic practices such as vinyasa or ashtanga or soft practices such as yin or restorative yoga, or unique style of Tibetan Identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches. Bring mindfulness to both dynamic and soft practices and teachings.
In-depth study of asanas:
Study asanas originated from scriptures such as Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Gheranda Samhita and compare them to modern yoga approaches. Learn about intelligent alignment and adjustment to make yoga positioning functional, light and easy. Learn how to adapt asana sessions, understand principles underpinning quality variations and modifications. Hands on and verbal adjustments with training in touch sensibility, biomechanics of yoga and subtle verbal guidance that help embody yoga asanas.
Yoga for specific areas needs:
Learn specific adjustments for special needs yoga (such as trauma-sensitive yoga approach or pregnancy yoga); learn the proper use of props (external tools) and mental cues (internal tools) activating body-intelligence.
Pranayama, bandhas, granthi, mudras:
Study and application of pranayamas, awareness of the breath, and different breath techniques from both traditional yogas as well as modern breathwork studies and mindfulness study. Learn about the proper use of breathing techniques, their benefits and contraindications. Practicing awareness on body parts, and subtle exercises of (mudras).
Kriyas, body-mind detox, and fasting:
Guidance in practice of main 6 kriyas, with emphasise on neti-sutra regular practice as well as nauli kriya and lerning tantric advanced tratak practices (eye exercises). Practice of 1 day fasting and silence and understanding the benefits of such practices in yoga and environmental context. Eating plant-based for the entire retreat training. Spending quiet time in nature as part of the daily withdrawal.
Meditation Relaxation and Mindfulness:
Understand the mechanisms of different methods and techniques of yoga meditation and relaxation, including tantric Yoga Nidra relaxation, gong bath, japa, mantra and vipassana meditation. Deepening and learning about mindfulness meditation and mindful living and its effect on body, feelings, mind and perception of reality. Use of mindfulness in everyday actions.
Mastering the art of teaching:
Self-awareness as a teacher and continuous improvement by developing teaching skills and communication skills, as well as group-psychology skills relevant to yoga settings.
Moving from technical /basic instruction towards sharing by example and transmission of knowledge and yoga experience by sincere presence. Presenting concepts such as holding space, humble, non-invasive teaching style; silent support in teachings, time management, class priorities, managing challenging students, creating sacred atmosphere.
Sustainable and ethical yoga business:
Practical learning about creating an ethical and sustainable yoga business plan; yoga yearly planning (forecast); how to budget retreats and teacher training, and how to handle challenging business-related decisions in a yogic way. Learning about how to balance being an authentic yoga teacher, through using personal communication and ethics in business.
Advanced anatomy for yoga practitioners and teachers:
Deeper understanding of movement and functioning of human body. Deeper understanding about safe adjustments. Proper understanding about the effects of vinyasa vs soft styles such as yin yoga on human body Facilitating students with injury and keep the practice safe. How to use the practice of asana to teach students to move more optimally, both on their mat and in everyday life. How to identify our students' current movement patterns as well as what aspects of movement are limiting them in their practice.
Subtle anatomy and eastern understanding of human constitution:
Understanding of the human constitution according to Indian teachings on the subtle body (koshas, chakras, nadis, and prana) Linking the practice of pranayama to the theory of the subtle body. Linking pranayama to the practice of yogic withdrawal (pratyahara).
Yoga philosophy and poetry
Comparative study of yoga texts (Patanjali, , Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism). Applying yoga wisdom to current modern life challenges. Clarifying different concepts constituting the idea of liberation (turiya, moksha, kaivalya, Samadhi), relation to the world, relationships that lead to calm. Understanding cultural context and limitations of traditions. Reading and creating yoga poetry describing expanded consciousness.
Practicum Yoga lectures:
Learning how to prepare a lecture on a yoga theme and present the lecture within given time scope. Learning and practicing how to give ad-hoc lecture on chosen topics and provide wise feedback to students based on yoga lineage and literature.
Practice how to teach different yoga philosophical concepts - both as a lecture and by example integrating those in the class.
Practicum Yoga Teaching:
Designing and teaching a class to other trainees and with different scenarios in mind (special needs, groups or private class, dynamic, hard (vinyasa, ashtanga) or soft (yin, restorative) style. Observing other trainees and giving constructive feedback on different aspects of the class (pace, voice, structure, theme, atmosphere).