Traditional Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Retreat
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 diploma, recognized by Yoga Alliance, with which you can start teaching yoga professionally around the world.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Six days a week. Seventh day for day-trips. Upcoming YTT Retreat Dates:
02 June - 30 June 2014
10 July - 07 August 2014
18 August - 15 September 2014
01 - 29 October 2014
05 November - 03 December 2014
11 December 2013 - 08 January 2015
15 January - 12 February 2015
20 February - 20 March 2015
Includes Course Fees, manuals, new Yoga Mat, food+Accommodation for 28 days.
Doesn't include Flights, Airport Transfers, Taxis.
Practices: Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, mudras, bandhas, meditation,
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.