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Yoga Teacher Training Course (YTTC)

This four-week course offers a profound personal experience, designed to build a firm foundation of inner discipline and provide the proficiency to teach yoga to essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practices and inspirational lessons. The approach to teaching is personal, focusing on the individual student.

Where

Opposite Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort, Varkala Kerala, IN 695141
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

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When

Dec 10 to
Jan 8
2016 - 2017
20:15 pmto20:15 pm

This four-week course offers a profound personal experience, designed to build a firm foundation of inner discipline and provide the proficiency to teach yoga to others.

Price

$2,900

Full Description

This four-week course offers a profound personal experience, designed to build a firm foundation of inner discipline and provide the proficiency to teach yoga to essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practices and inspirational lessons. The approach to teaching is personal, focusing on the individual student. Among the many benefits students report are increased strength and flexibility, greater spiritual awareness, improved power of concentration, enhanced self-esteem and a new found sense of self-discipline. This training course fulfils the requirements for the Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification, for which graduates of the programme are invited to register.

This course is open to all students who wish to deepen their knowledge and application of some of the highest teachings of yoga. Participants do not need to be yoga teachers. Mastery of any yoga practice is not only your sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal growth. Even if one does not wish to be a yoga teacher, one may attempt this course for the deeper understanding of the philosophies as well as for the intense purification experience and for all round development of the personality.

CURRICULUM:

Five points of Yoga as per the teachings of Sri Swami Vishnudevananda
1. Proper exercise – Yoga Asanas
2. Proper breathing – Pranayama
3. Proper relaxation – Savasana
4. Proper diet – Vegetarianism
5. Positive thinking and meditation – Vedanta & Dhyanam

YOGA ASANAS:
• The sun salutation and the twelve basic yoga postures
• Advanced variations
• Effects of asanas on the physical and astral body
• Proper posture alignment, deep relaxation, release of blocked energy
• Benefits of Yoga Asanas

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION:

The students are continuously assessed throughout the course at all levels. Participant should pass all different aspects of the course to be eligible for the course diploma. There will be a written exam at the end of the course to evaluate the understanding of the philosophy of Yoga and skills of the students.

Assessment is based on:
1. Regular attendance of all classes
2. Attitude and behaviour inside and outside of the ashram while attending the course
3. Performance and attitude in the practical asana, pranayama, bandhas and kriya classes
4. Hatha yoga teaching skills
5. Leading spiritual chanting in the satsangs
6. Written daily summary of the main philosophy classes and hatha yoga theory classes
7. Written examination of 3.30 hrs on the theories of Yoga and Vedanta philosophy.

Upon successful completion of the course students receive the Certificate of the Sivananda Yoga Vidya Peetham.

This training course fulfils the requirements for the Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification, for which graduates of the program are invited to register.

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