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The Journey To The Inner Self 300 hours Kundalini Tantra YTTC

The Journey To The Inner Self, 300 hours Yoga Kundalini Tantra TTC with Shir Shemesh, Dharma Mittra inspired teachings (Yog-Mantram yoga school)
3rd-18th August 2019 first module, and 21st Oct – 3rd Nov 2019 second module.
At Riviera Yoga, Nice, France.


Aug 3 to
Nov 3
14:00 pmto14:00 pm

The Training is composed from 2 modules:
3rd-18th August
21st October - 3rd November


2,300 €

Full Description

The Journey To The Inner Self, 300 hours Yoga Kundalini Tantra TTC with Shir Shemesh, Dharma Mittra inspired teachings (Yog-Mantram yoga school)
3rd-18th August 2019 first module, and 21st Oct – 3rd Nov 2019 second module.
At Riviera Yoga, Nice, France.

About the Program
This program is design for yoga teachers who wish to deepen there own knowledge and practice towards more subtle aspects of the yogic practices, as well as to get new inspiration and support for there own teachings. It can fit also to experienced yoga practitioners, who wish to explore other type of practices apart from yoga Asana.

We will focus in this program on Kundalini Tantra, Pranayama, Sounds-Mantras-Bhakti Yoga, Subtle Anatomy, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Hands on Adjustment and Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Sutras, and Bhagavad Gita). Dharma yoga, the main inspiration of this program is a heart opening and mind-expanding yoga practice following the teachings of Sri Dharma Mittra who has been teaching yoga since 50 years.

The Asana practice during the course will be in the mornings Dharma Yoga, which is a Hatha-Vinyasa mixed style, and in the afternoons Restorative/Yin Yoga or Yoga Nidra.
There is a limit of 16 students in this training. This way, we can make sure that we give the attention and support that each student needs during this very special time. So make sure you book your space early.
The course will be held in English and French translation will be provided, as well as manuals in French or English.

Course Curriculum and Yoga Alliance
In the Yog-Mantram school 300 hours yoga TTC you will get a Yoga Alliance certification, with the completion of the contact hours, as well as the home-works and given Sadhana (self practice). These 300 hours can be added to any basic TTC (200 hours) to register as a RYT 500 hours registered Yoga Alliance teacher.

As part of the program there will be pre-reading and home-works, and given Sadhana of 2 months in-between the 2 modules. The pre-reading and home works are specified below the program.

These following topics will be covered during the course in theory and practice:

Kundalini Tantra:
Kundalini Yoga is part of the Tantric tradition. Tantra and Kundalini are dealing with transformation of matter and energy, using the Chakra system (energy centers) to transcend our consciousness, by activating the dormant potential of our body, called Kundalini. The seat of Kundalini is in a small gland on the base of the spinal cord. Yogis have found systematic ways to awaken this potential power and let it flow freely up along the spine.

In this field we will explore:
+ Subtle anatomy: The Chakra System, The main Nadis (energy tubes) and their function, The 5 different Pranas and the Psychic passages.
+ Meditations/Concentrations: the old Tantras offer various dynamic meditations to activate the different Chakras and Nadis.
+ Advanced Pranayamas: Nadi Shodhana (Alternated nostrils), Bandhas (energy locks), Mudars, Khumbaka (breathe retentions), Sheetali (cooling pranayama), and more.

Hand On Adjustment and Yoga Asana:
+ How to perform a posture in a correct alignment.
+ How to analyze a yoga pose, according to 5 basic key points.
+ What are the different ways we can Adjust a student.
+ How to perform hands on Adjustment. We will share a few important guidelines for this art, and will have lots of practice.
+ How to create a successful and balanced sequences, which serves different goals.
+ Exploring what one can do with Variations of Poses.
+ Exploring Advanced Yoga Asana.
+ Teaching practice and Practicum.

Nada Yoga:
+ What is Bhakti yoga, the yoga of the heart.
+ How to transcend our emotions through chanting.
+ What are Mantras, their meaning and use.
+ Experiencing Sound Healing and Sound Journey.
+ Basic Sanskrit translations of Mantras.
+ We will learn some of the Bija Mantras of the elements, deities and other forces and how to use them wisely.
+ Laya yoga, the yoga the absorption of the mind into the inner sounds. We will explore this meditation technique.

Yoga Nidra:
+ We will practice 2-3 times a week Yoga Nidra.
+ Learn how to build our own script of Yoga Nidra.
+ Practice on your own as part of your Sadhana.
+ Teach other student your script.
+ Theory of Yoga Nidra: what is its goal and origin. What are the most important ingredients of this practice. How to guide and support your students before and after the practice Yoga Nidra.

Yoga Philosophy and scriptures reading:
+ We will read together from the following scriptures and discus different ways to interpret their meanings; The Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and Gheranda Samhita.
+ During the readings we will focus how these scriptures can be applied in our daily lives.
+ Other topics that will be covered in depth are the Yamas and Niyamas, Advaita Vedanta, Karma and Karma Yoga, and different definitions, paths and goals of yoga. Yogic cleansing:
+ Learn in theory about the different cleansing yogic techniques called Shatkarmas.
+ Will practice daily tongue scraping, nasal cavity cleansing (Jala Neti and Neti Sutra), and will explore cleansing of the stomach (Vamana Dhauti). That will be optional!

Schedule for August Module:
In some days and optional 6h-6h30 yogic cleanses
6h30-8h00 Kundalini Tantra practice
Tee break
8h15-10h15 Dharma Yoga
10h15-10h45 Breakfast
11h00-12h00 Class
12h00-14h00 lunch break
14h00-15h15 Class
15h15-16h45 Class
17h00-18h30 Yin yoga/Restorative/Yoga Nidra/hands on Adjustment
18h30-19h15 Light Dinner
19h30-20h30 Satsang: Meditation, Chanting and spiritual discourse.

Course fees:
Super early birds – 1800 Euro (before 3rd January)
Early birds – 2000 Euro (Before 3rd March)
Regular registration – 2300 Euro (After 3rd March)
Registration fee – 250 Euro (non refundable, but will reduced from the total fee) need to be paid in order to keep your spot. Also one should fill up an application form, which you can ask for in the following mail.
For registration contact: /> The course fees include teachings, the course manual (in French or English), snacks and tea, and Shatkarma (yogic cleansing) tools.
Course fees don’t include: traveling costs, accommodation and food.
Location of the course: Riviera Yoga, 8B Rue Martin Seytour, 06300 Nice, France. 20 minutes drive from Nice airport, there is also bus available to city centre.
For more information about Shir Shemesh check out:

Home-works and practice before the course:
+Reading the Hatha Yoga Pradipika (recommended translation by Brian Dana Akers), the Yoga Sutras (recommended translation by Sri Swami Satchidananda), and from Kundalini Tantra of the Bihar School of yoga: read the first section “Kundalini”
+There will be questions assignment on these reading send to you after registration.
+Watching the videos for the Pranayama practice.

Looking forward to see you on the training.
With the best wishes of health and inner peace
Om Namah Sivaya
Shir Shemesh, Mariella Matic and Emilie Castellano