Hatha-Raja: A Meditation Teacher Training
In this 10-day residential course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India, you will explore the theory and practical applications of techniques in concentration, meditation and free awareness, including how to teach meditation in incremental steps. You will also learn to teach Hatha-Raja classes with bhramaree pranayam (bumblebee) in each pose.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Arrival on March 20, 2019.
Meditation: A Hatha-Raja Teacher Training is an intensive 100-hour, 10-day residential course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India, taught by Yogrishi Vishvketu and Yog Sundari. Together they make an inspiring and transformational teaching team! This course qualifies as one of our three modules toward the 500-hour RYT designation.
Exploring the last four limbs of Patanjali’s eight-fold path: pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and Samadhi through theory and practical applications in concentration, meditation and free awareness, including how to teach meditation in incremental steps. In this module, you will learn about the wonders of the bhramaree pranayama and how to design and teach a Hatha-Raja Yoga class, including a full-length Hatha-Raja practicum experience. We will also explore Yogic anatomy and the five koshas map of the subtle body and how it informs each aspect of our practice.
Bhramaree pranayama ~ its practice and proven benefits
Yogic Anatomy ~ Map of the Five Koshas (sheaths)
Techniques for developing and aligning each of the Koshas
Bhagavad Gita ~ Insights from this sacred text for living yoga
Patanjali’s Sutras ~ Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi
Techniques for each of the above four limbs
Teaching Meditation ~ How to teach meditation in incremental steps
Practicum ~ Design and teach a full-length Hatha-Raja class
5:15 – 5:45 Meditation
6:00 – 7:45 Yoga Class
8:00 – 8:30 Puja
8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:15 – 12:15 Program Session
12:00 – 2:30 Lunch Break
2:30 – 5:45 Practical Topic
6:00 – 6:45 Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 Satsang and Kirtan