Traditional Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in India (200 Hours)
One month yoga teacher training program to experience the intensive and spiritual teachings and practices of traditional Hatha yoga - with more emphasis on breathing, awareness, meditation and practical philosophy to live an enlightened life in society. Also, you will be presented with a professional yoga teacher certification, from Yoga Alliance
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Six days a week. Seventh day for day-trips.
Upcoming YTT Retreat Dates:
01-29 September 2017
10 October - 07 November 2017
05 January - 02 February 2018
14 February - 14 March 2018
Practices: Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, mudras, bandhas, meditation, and chanting.
Learn: Classification and sequencing of all yoga asanas (poses) and adjustments techniques to correct your students or yourself.
Healing: Therapeutic benefits of yoga and precautions and contraindication.
Theory: Introduction to yogic lifestyle, Historical evolution of Yoga, Types of Yogas, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Yoga Anatomy & Physiology, Translation of important mantras.
Teaching Practice: Testing and sharing your Teaching skills with your co-teachers.
Career: Business/Career of a yoga teacher, communication skills and safety norms.
Curriculum: International and Traditional
Techniques Training/Practice — 117 Hours
Includes asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation, and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours are a mix between (1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and (2) guided practice of the techniques.
Teaching Methodology — 26 Hours
Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting /correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student’s process of learning, and business aspects of teaching yoga.
Yoga Anatomy & Ayurveda — 26 Hours
Includes both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and anatomy of Pranic body: chakras, nadis, etc. Includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc).
Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics — 26 Hours
Includes the study of yoga sutras, Essence of Bhagavad Gita, Historical evolution of yoga, the yoga lifestyle in a materialistic society, and ethics for yoga teachers. If time permits, basic Sanskrit and translation classes.
Practicum — 20 Hours
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing/giving feedback. Also includes assisting teachers in daily practice class.