200 hr Classic Hatha TTC
These courses are held part time over weekends throughout the year as well as a once a year 23 day intensive option for the 200 hr course.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Starting February 20th 2016, one full weekend a month for 10 months 8.00 - 17.00
This course is designed to equip you with correct anatomy and physiology knowledge, asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation, basic ayurveda, yoga philosophy and self reflection as well as the teaching skills necessary to impart this new knowledge along to your future students safely and effectively. We are Yoga Alliance affiliated.
COURSE CONTENT 200 HOUR TTC
Yoga as a science
Asanas in supine, prone, seated as well as Surya Namaskar and preparatory movements (including the moving into, out of, holding, precautions and benefits of each Mantra
Use of the wall and the “L shapes
Postures in seated and standing position with benefits etc.
Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular system, and respiratory system
Teaching techniques and cues
Digestive system and the endocrine system
Teaching aids such as walls, straps and bolsters
Asanas specific : back bends, hip openers, shoulder openers, forward bends and their counter poses
Teaching skills on how to teach a class
Swara Yoga, Chakras and Kundalini
Introduction to basic Ayurveda
Business aspects of setting up Yoga studio or classes
The course culminates in 2 x written and one x practical teaching exam.
This exam is offered once a year on a part time basis with workshops held over one full weekend a month for 10 months, or on an intensive 23 day full time basis (strict criteria apply).
COURSE CONTENT 300 HOUR TTC
Practice and training – 120 Hours
Includes progressive practice of traditional yoga asanas additional to the 55 already covered in 200 Hour course and other Yoga techniques such as pranayama, kriya, bandha, mudra, chanting, yoga nidra, relaxation and meditation as well as the teaching of these.
Teaching Methodology – 45 Hours
Learning to observe, demonstrate, motivate, be inclusive and adapt to individual needs. Includes approaches to teaching from other styles or schools ie. Iyengar, Yoga synergy, Jivamukti and Bikram
Anatomy and Physiology – 25 Hours
Covers the scientific understanding of anatomy and physiology in relation to yoga techniques including nervous system structures and functions, (somatic, autonomic, sympathetic, parasympathetic, enteric etc.) and a more in-depth look into tantra, hatha and Prana energy work.
Healing or Balancing Therapy – 30 Hours
Vibrational energy, touch energy , spinal work
Philosophy – 30 hours
While we do cover the Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali Sutras, Upanishads and Tantra, we also go deep into your own psyche to analyse and discover just exactly who we really are.
Yoga Lifestyle – 20 hours
Setting up classes – 15 hours
Marketing, themes, workshops, setting up classes, insurance, first aid.
This advanced course is only offered once a year on a part –time/ full time flexi-basis.