Teacher Training & CPD

250 hrs Foundational Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training

 

 

Pre-requisites

Applicants for the course will need to have regular yoga practices for a minimum of 2+ years.

Eligibility:

Designed for  students who have a strong desire to teach, it is also ideal for Yoga teachers  who are looking into absorb themselves further in therapeutic aspect of Yoga and take time for reflective personal growth or anyone who  wants to understand, deepen and develop the skills required

Fundamentals of Yoga:

Diving deep into Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas, Chakras, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, and hands-on healing. Student should obtain comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of Yoga and its techniques and tools.

Concepts of Teaching:

Learn all key concepts of teaching such as class design, sequencing, pacing, use of voice and instructions, designing theme and hands-on adjustments in a concise and clear format.

Special Focus:

Therapeutic application of the postures for common problems. Discover Yoga as a healing modality.  Learn how asana work at physical, energetic, emotional, and spiritual levels, and how to modify them for individual needs. Learn the nature of health and illness from the Yoga perspective.

Philosophy :

Well organized and can be incorporated into your teaching and daily life. This study includes Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Bhagwat Gita and The Five Kosha Model Introduction to Ayurveda and how it relates to Yoga.

Anatomy :

A full Anatomy and Physiology course specifically designed for the Yoga training course.

Aim

The main goal of this course is to produce well trained, professional Yoga teachers. Syllabus is based in the reflection of Yoga Therapy. Yoga is therapeutic by its nature .We focus on an individualized approach with the understanding that the needs of students are unique. We believe that each Yoga teacher should receive all complete and in-depth instruction of Yoga as well as detailed experiential instruction/practice in the tools and techniques of Yoga

Assessment :

The course is assessed constantly using self-feedback and trainer feedback. Students will be constantly mentored throughout the course and given guidance.

Theoretical

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Yoga -Written exam
  • Yoga Philosophy- written assignments

Practical

  • Teaching Skills- internal / external verification
  • Therapeutic Yoga internal /external verification

Certification:

Upon successful completion of the program student will be given a 250 Hrs Yoga Teacher Certificate and Foundational Therapeutic teacher Certificate. Student will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 250.

Note: With this foundation course students are not qualified as Yoga Therapist .To qualify as a Yoga therapist in Europe/Uk, students will need to complete at least a 500+-hours Diploma Course.

 

Fundamentals Of Yoga:

Yoga

  • What is Yoga
  • Various angles of Yoga
  • Yoga and its Therapeutic Aspect
  • Introduction to subtle body.

Breathing and Pranayama

  • Pranayama
  • Principles of breathing
  • The vayus
  • Elements
  • Chakras
  • Nadis
  • Types of breathing
  • Pranayama techniques
  • Pranayama Ratios and Timing
    (Including Puraka, Antar Kumbhaka, Rechaka, Bahya Kumbhaka)
  • The co-ordination of breath and movement
  • Pranayama to include:

Ujjayi, Nadi Sodhana and other alternate nostril breathing techniques, Sitali, Sitkari, Kapalabhati, Bhastrika, Brahmari.

Mudras and Bandhas
Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the practice and teaching of a range of gestures and techniques for harnessing and redirecting energy and awareness:

Mudras:

  • Mana (head)
  • Hasta (hand)
  • Kaya (postural)
  • Bandha (lock)
  • Adhara (perineal)

Bandhas:

  • Mula (root lock)
  • Uddiyana (abdominal lock)
  • Jalandhara (chin lock)

Meditation

  • About Meditation
  • Meditation Postures
  • Types of Meditation
  • Practice of meditation
  • Sound /Chakra meditation
  • Concentration techniques

Mantras

  • What is Mantra
  • Aum Chanting
  • Peace Mantras
  • Gayatri Mantra

Relaxation
Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the practice and teaching of various systematic relaxation techniques such as:

  • Body/breath awareness/Yoga Nidra
  • Relaxation technique
  • Muscles and nervous system


Philosophy :
Students will develop knowledge and understanding of:
Some basic concepts Yoga Philosophy

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Therapy
  • Bhagavad Gita and applications of Bhagwat Gita
  • Upanishads
  • Ayurveda

Anatomy:

  • Bones & Joints
  • The Spine·
  • Muscles
  • Muscle & Posture
  • Yoga & Posture
  • Cardiovascular and lymphatic systems
  • The Respiratory System – the powerhouse of energy
  • Musculoskeletal system:
  • Digestive system and nutrition
  • Endocrine system
  • Urinary system
  • Reproductive system

Teaching principles ,technique & methods:

Student will develop knowledge and understanding of the principles involved in practicing and teaching:

  • Natural spine movement and 5 main movement
  • Preparatory practices including warm-ups
  • Asanas in standing, kneeling, lying, prone and supine positions illustrating the following types of Principles movement:
    a. Forward bends
    b. Back bends
    c. Side bends
    d. Twists
    e. Balances
    f. Inversions
  • Miscellaneous postures/asanas

Teaching Methodologies
Key concepts of teaching such as class design, sequencing, pacing, use of voice and instructions, and hands-on adjustments in a concise and clear format that is creative, comprehensive and interesting.

  • Instructions
  • Voice
  • Class structure
  • Sequencing
  • Themes
  • Interacting with your class

Therapeutic Yoga:

  • Concept of Yoga, health, body and disease.
  • Panch Kosha-the five sheaths of existence

Therapeutic approach to Yoga
Understanding of how asanas work at physical, energetic, emotional, and spiritual levels, and how to modify them for individual needs.

Application of Yoga:

  • Yoga for common ailments
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Digestive disorders
  • Back
  • Stress
  • Immunity
  • Yogic diet and lifestyle

Business of Yoga

  • Marketing
  • Ethics of teacher
  • Roll of the teacher
  • Putting it all together

 

November: Weekends 10th, 11th & 24th, 25th

December: Weekends 15th, 16th & 22nd, 23rd

January: Weekends 19th, 20th & 26th, 27th

February: weekends 16th, 17th & 23rd, 24th

March: Weekend 23rd, 24th

April: Weekend 6th, 7th

Venue : 

Light centre
Monument studios
36, St.Mary at Hill
London
ECR8DU

 

Applicants for the course will need to have practiced Yoga for a minimum of 2+ years. Course is for Yoga students and those who have strong desire of teaching, Yoga teachers and anyone who wish to enhance and deepen their knowledge in Therapeutic aspect of Yoga………Read More

 

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