Yoga Teachers Training Course

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Six Month'sYoga Teachers Training Course

[Globally recognized certification]

Conducting by

Dr. Vincent Earth Kottayil
M.Sc, Ph.D.(Yoga)

  • 23 years’ experience in Yoga teaching
  • Author of 7 yoga books

Dr. Nidhin Das
B.N.Y.S, M.Sc(Yoga)

  • 5½ years Medical degree in yoga naturopathy from MGR. Medical University.
  • Medical yoga expert

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Are you a yoga lover?

Is Yoga a way-of-life for you?If  yes, then why not spread this knowledge of Yoga and make your love itself your profession?

Here, is a unique opportunity to ‘learn from the learned,’ to magnify your current yoga practice into a much bigger purpose – teach as many people around you the magic of yoga, the way it can transform life, in fact, outlook towards life itself.

Vedic Yoga is offering you a chance to learn to become a yoga teacher; an in-depth course which explores the various paths of yoga, in a scientific and systematic manner.

The course aims to develop in the aspirant – a state of perfect body health, peace of mind, mental stability, mindfulness and higher Spiritual knowledge.

The yoga teachers training program is like a hand-holding program – leading you from looking at just your practice and techniques to learning the nuances, which can help the community around you live a better life through yoga.

Under the able and very knowledge guidance of two accomplished teachers in this field of yoga – Dr. Vincent Earth Kottaliya and Dr. Nidin Das, you can learn the basic tenets of yoga, as prescribed in the ancient Vedic yoga scriptures. The course will cover not just the theoretical but also the practical aspects of Hatha yoga and teach you to blend this with the spiritual aspects through Karama yoga, Bhakti yoga, Raja yoga.

The course is accredited and certified with Yoga Alliance International and once completed, you can register with them for giving the practice the recognition it requires. Our aim is to build teachers who are empowered and better equipped to face life’s challenges and create a change in others. The course is for your own inner transformation where we give you the keys to your success not only in yoga but also in life.

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Syllabus

Unit 1- Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices  
  1. Yoga: Etymology, definitions (Patanjala Yoga Sutra, Bhagwad Gita & Kathopanishad), aim,
  2. objectives and misconceptions.
  3. Yoga: Its origin, history and development.
  4. Brief Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga Darshana.
  5. Life sketches and teachings of Yoga masters (Maharishi Ramana, Shri Aurobindo Swami
  6. Vivekananda, Swami Dayananda Saraswati).
  7. Principles of Yoga and practices of healthy living.
  8. Principles and Practices of Jnana Yoga.
  9. Principles and Practices of Bhakti Yoga.
  10. Principles and Practices of Karma Yoga.
  11. Concept and principles of Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama, Surya Namaskara and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  12. Concept and principles of Shatkarma: Meaning, Types, Principles and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  13. Concept and principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  14. Concept and principles of Pranayama: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  15. Introduction to Tri Bandha and their health benefits.
  16. Dhyana and its significance in health and well being.
  17. Introduction to Yogic relaxation techniques with special reference to Yoga Nidra.
Unit -2 Introduction to Yoga Texts
  1. Introduction to Prasthanatrayee, Purushartha Chatushtaya and goal of human life.
  2. Yoga in Kathopnishad, Prashanopanisha, Tattriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda Mimamsa.
  3. Concept of Sthitaprajna, Bhakti, Karma and Dhyana in Bhagavad Gita.
  4. Significance of Bhagavad Gita in day to day life.
  5. Concept of healthy living in Bhagavad Gita (Ahara, Vihara, Achara, Vichara).
  6. Study of Patanjal Yoga Sutra including selected sutras from following chapters (I- 1 to 12, II- 46 – 51, III- 1 to 4).
  7. Concept of Chitta, Chitta Bhumi, Chitta Vritti, Chitta Vikshepa, Chittaprasadanam and their relationship with wellness.
  8. Bahiranga Yoga of Maharishi Patanjali (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara).
  9. Antaranga Yoga of Maharisi Patanjali (Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi).
  10. Concept of mental well being according to Patanjala Yoga.
  11. Hatha Yoga: Its parampara, knowledge of basic Yoga texts (Hatha Pradipika and Gherand Samhita). Relationship between Hatha yoga and Raja Yoga.
  12. Sadhaka and Badhaka tatva, principle to be followed by Hatha Yoga practitioner.
  13. Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya & Apthaya.
  14. Concepts of Nadis, Prana and Pranayama for Subjective experiences.
  15. Knowledge of Hatha Yoga practices for wellness (Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Nadaanusandhana).
Unit 3- Yoga for Wellness  
  1. General introduction to human body and nine major systems of human body.
  2. Introductions to sensory organs (Eyes, Nose, Ears, Tongue and Skin).
  3. Basic functions of nine major systems of human body and homeostasis.
  4. Yogic concept of health and wellness.
  5. Concept of Tridoshas, Sapta Dhatu, Agni, Vayu and Mala; their role in wellness.
  6. Concepts of Dinacharya and Ritucharya and their importance in well being.
  7. Importance of Ahara, Nidra and Brahmacharya in well being.
  8. Yogic concept of mental hygiene: Maître, Karuna, Mudita & Upeksha).
  9. Importance of psychosocial environment for health and wellness.
  10. Yogic concept and principles of Ahara(Mitahara, Yuktahara).
  11. Health benefits of Suryanamaskara, Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama and practices leading to Dhyana (as per the practical syllabus of the course).
  12. Salient features and contra indications of Yoga practices for well being (as per the practical syllabus of the course).
  13. Knowledge of common diseases; their prevention and management by Yoga.
  14. Knowledge of role of Yoga in the management of non communicable diseases.
  15. Concept of stress and Yogic management of stress and its consequences.

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Yoga Practical

1. Prayer
1.1 Concept and Recitation of Pranava
1.2 Concept and Recitation of Hymns
1.3 Selected universal prayers, invocations and Nishpatti Bhava.
2. Yogic Shat Karma
2.1 Neti: Sutra Neti and Jala Neti
 2.2 Dhauti: Vamana Dhauti (Kunjal)
2.3 Kapalbhati (Vatakrama)
3. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama
a. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Micro circulation practices)
   Neck Movement
    Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)
    Shoulder Movement
    Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka
    Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka
    Trunk Movement
    Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )
    Knee Movement
    Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B )
    Janu Shakti Vikasaka
    Ankle movement
    Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B
    Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka
b. Yogic Sthula Vyayama (Macro circulation practices)
    Sarvanga Pushti
    Hrid Gati (Engine daud)
4. Yogic Surya Namaskara with Mantra
5. Yogasana
5.1 Tadasana, Hastottanasana, Vrikshasana
5.2 Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana
5.3 Trikonasana, Parshva Konasana, Katichakrasana
5.4 Dandasana, Padmasana, Vajarasana,
5.5 Yogamudrasana, Parvatasana
5.6 Bhadrasana, Mandukasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Uttana Mandukasana,
5.7 Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana
5.8 Vakrasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Gomukhasana
5.9 Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana
5.10 Pavanamuktasana and its variations
5.11 Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana, Sarala-Matsyasana
5.12 Shavasana, 
6. Preparatory Breathing Practices
6.1 Sectional Breathing (Abdominal, Thoracic and Clavicular Breathing)
6.2 Yogic Deep Breathing
6.3 Anuloma Viloma/ Nadi Shodhana
7. Pranayama
7.1 Concept of Puraka, Rechaka and Kumbhaka
7.2 Ujjayee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
7.3 Sheetalee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
7.4 Sitkaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
7.5 Bhramaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
8. Concept and Demonstration of Bandha
8.1 Jalandhara Bandha
8.2 Uddiyana Bandha
8.3 Mula Bandha
9. Concept and Demonstration of Mudra
9.1 Yoga Mudra
9.2 Maha Mudra
9.3 Vipareetakarani Mudra
10. Practices leading to Dhyana Sadhana
10.1 Body awareness and Breath awareness
10.2 Yoga Nidra
10.3 Antarmauna
10.4 Recitation of Pranava and Soham
10.5 Recitation of Hymns
10.6 Practice of Dhyana
B. Teaching Skills (Methods of Teaching Yoga)
1.1 Teaching methods with special reference to Yoga
1.2 Factors influencing Yoga teaching
1.3 Need of teaching practice and its use in Yogic practice.
1.4 Teaching Aids : Meaning and Need, Role of Language, Voice, Fluency, Clarity and
Body language in an ideal presentation
1.5 Methods of teaching Yoga to an individual, small group and large group
1.6 Lecture cum demonstration in Yoga: Its meaning, importance and method of its
Presentation
1.7 Lesson plan: Its meaning and need
1.8 Preparation of lesson plan in Yoga, Preparation of lesson plan for an individual and
for a group
1.9 Presentation of lessons in specific Yogic practices: Kriya, Asana, Pranayama, and
Dhyana.
1.10 Assessment of a Yoga class (detection and correction of mistakes).