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Daily Schedule - Monday to Friday

7:00  Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00  Pranayama & Hatha Asanas

11:00 - 13:00  Theory

13:00 - 15:00 Lunch & Free time

15:00 - 17:00 General yoga Theory

17:00 -18:45 Asana evening practice /workshops

19:00  Dinner

 

Sundays 10am - 5pm

 

(Saturdays free)

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

 

Practice of Transformational HathaYoga Asanas

- Basic Transformational hatha yoga asana sequence includes over 80 positions

- Techniques of transformational yoga within the asanas

- Surya Namaskar and Chandra namaskar (sun & moon salutations)

- Basic preparatory joint movements to warm up & prevent injuries

-   Sanskrit names of all positions

 

Mantras : building awareness with vibrations & chanting

- Seed Sounds for chakras: relaxation, purification, and activation

- Five Element mantra

- Invocation technique with mantra

-  Gayatri Mantra

-  Sanskrit training includes: chanting mantra, asanas, pranayama & other yoga vocabulary

 

Theory  for Transformational Yoga

- Functions of 7 chakras

- 5 bodies and Koshas

- Pranic body and 5 pranas and their functions

- Impurities of the 5 bodies, effects and purification techniques for each

- Energy mechanics of Transformational yoga

 

History and Philosophy 

- The Wheel of Yoga

- Comparison and brief history of main branches of yoga

- Patanjali’s Yogic philosophy and the 8 limbs of yoga

- Intro to Yoga Sutras, Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita & the yoga tradition

-   History of Hatha Yoga

 

Pranayama - 'Control of the prana'

-    Kapalabhati (cleansing breaths)

- Nadi shodana (alternate nostril breathing)

- Bhramari (humming bee breath)

- Ujjayi (victorious breath)

-   Shitali & Sitkari (cooling breath)

- Discussion on bad breathing habits and correction techniques

- Conscious breathing techniques

- Kewal Kumbhanka (peaceful pause)

- Science of Swara Yoga Introduction

-  Breathing techniques for 5 Prana activation

 

Bandhas

- Moola Bandha

- Uddiyana Bandha

- Jalandhara Bandha (throat lock)

- Maha Bandha (the great lock)

- Mudras

-    3 Granthis    

                                                                                                                   

 Meditation Techniques

 -   Various Osho  Meditations (Kundalini, Chakra, Vipassana, Dynamic…)

 -   Meditations from the Tantras

 -   Walking Meditations

 -   Five body medtiation

 -   Eating Meditiation

- Observation and awareness techniques

- Yoga Nidra relaxation techniques

-    Karma Yoga

 

    Teaching Methodology

- Principles of demonstration & observation

- Assisting, modifications, correcting, instructing

- Finding your own teaching style

-   Lesson planning

-   Ethical guidelines for yoga teachers

-  Classroom safety

 

 Anatomy and Physiology

-  Physical Anatomy and Physiology- basic knowledge of body systems including respiratory, digestive, circulatory, nervous, musculoskeletal, endocrine systems

-  Psychic Physiology of yoga:  Ida, pingala, shushumna

-  Kundalini theory

-  Nadis and the nervous system

-  Endocrine system and the Chakras

-  Health benefits of yoga techniques, contraindications, and theraputic use

-  Intro. to Ayurveda: body types & diet

- Kinesiology& mechanics of body movement

 

Yoga Teaching Methodology

-  Student teaching & observing

-  Assisting in classes taught by others.

-  Basic healthy yogic lifestyle

 

 

 

100 hour courses are also available at all of our locations, either for developing your own yoga practice and understanding or towards 200 hour certification.  

- duration of 10 days

- cost is 1500 euros  

- the first 10 days of scheduled courses is recommended for those new to Transformational Hatha Yoga

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING SYLLABUS & SCHEDULE  

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your place in our Teacher Training Courses.

 

 

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Yoga Teacher Training course syllabus, daily schedule, & reading list

Workshop THY India 4

Suggested Reading List for 200hr level:

-'Yoga Anatomy' by Leslie Kaminoff

-' Chakras: Wheels of Life' and 'Eastern Body Western Mind'

  by Anodea Judith, Ph.D.

-' Hatha Yoga Pradipika' by Swami Swatmarama-

-'The Power of NOW' by Eckhart Tolle

- 'Freedom from the known' by Krishnamurti

-'Yoga Nidra' by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

-'Meditation: the first & last freedom' by Osho

-'Bringing Yoga to Life' by Donna Farhi

 

Provided Reading Material:

'Asanas Pranayama Mudra Bandha' by Swami Satyananda

'Transformational Hatha Yoga Handbook'

 

500 Level goes more indepth into the 200 hr topics and includes the following additional topics:

  •  Healing Techniques for depression & anxiety

  •  Yoga therapy for Chakra related problems

  • Yin Yoga training & Restorative yoga

  • Philosophy & psychology of yoga therapy

  • Yoga practices, benefits, and contraindications for specific                  

  •  health conditions

  •  Asana for healing physical injuries

  •  Evaluation skills for assessing imbalance at the physical,                

  •   mental, psychological, & spiritual levels

  •  Basic principles of Ayurveda for yoga therapy

  •  Stress management skills, relaxation & concentration    

  •   techniques,    

  •   Meditation & yoga nidra

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Suggested reading for 500hr level:

'Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers' by Robert Sapolsky

'The Heart of Yoga' by Desikachar

'Insight Yoga' by Sarah Powers

'Chakra Yoga' by Anodea Judith

'Mudras for Healing and Transformation' by Joseph and Lilian Le Page