“YOGA TEACHER TRAINING”
300HOURS(6WEEKS)
(Total Hours 300 - Contact Hours:270)
Group size: minimum 2 persons & Maximum 12 Persons

1. Techniques, Training and Practice: Total 140 Hours
Minimum Contact Hours: 110hours
Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 75 hours
Prayer, Subtle exercise, Dynamic (warm up) exercise, suryanamaskar (traditional and integrated base), Spinal exercise
Satkarma- Shankhaprakshalana Kriya, Asana (postures): meditative postures, Relaxing Postures, Balancing Postures and cultural Asanas and body alignment in yoga
Mudra and Bandha; Pranayama(Breath ethics), Advance Form of Yoga nidra (Psychic sleep)
Dhyan (Meditation):  process and models of meditation
Guided teaching practice
Developing practices integrating the various tools of yoga
Therapeutic Yoga on Common Diseases
Yoga safety guidelines
Developing practices integrating the various tools of yoga, developing practices focusing on specific needs of an individual/group.

2. Teaching Methodology: Total 35 Hours
Minimum Contact Hours: 25 hours
Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 15 hours  
Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries
How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting
Teaching styles and Setting up classes
Qualities of a teacher and the student's process of learning, business skills
The student learning process
Business aspects of teaching yoga (including marketing and legal)
Principles of demonstration and Instruction-cueing,
Teaching styles Business skills and Communication skills
Observation, assisting and correcting
Learning to observe, demonstrate, motivate, be inclusive and adapt to individual needs
Includes approaches to teaching from other styles or schools.
Design Yoga class for Special Population (basic seniors, official, pregnancy, and children yoga safety)

3. Anatomy and Physiology: Total 25 Hours
Minimum Contact Hours: 15 hours
Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 0 hours
Constituents of Human Body: Cells, tissues, terminologies Chemistry of human body, Body environment, Homeostasis, survival needs, Membrane and Glands on yogic principles.
Structure of bones, synovial joints, Key muscles for asana effect, smooth muscles, Flexibility, Efficiency, Ideal Postures and  alignment; movements. Mechanism of postures and yogic effects
Physiology of Chemical Digestion, Position of Alimentary Canal, Asana Principles in Digestive system, Mechanism of Respiration, Air composition; Vital-R.R.
Types of Circulation of blood and Physiological interrelationship of breathing and circulation; structure of blood vessels; blood composition, Vital- B.P. and P.R
Hypothalamus and major Hormones; Immune organs and their functions and yogic concern; Reproduction and Reproduction physiology and karma
Sympathetic and para-sympathetic neuro-body co-ordination and yogic concern;
Health and Illness, hygienic yogic practices, yoga educational goal
Yoga health benefits/contraindications must be covered in this section
 Kinesiology of yoga asana, contraindications, movement patterns
Spiritual anatomy and physiology: Pancha kosa, types of spiritual Body Chakras, Physical and spiritual Nadis, Kundalini power, Aura etc.

4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: Total 40 hours
Minimum Contact Hours: 25 hours
Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 0 hours
 The brief study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts:  Meaning, Definition and History of of Yoga, Biography of some yoga Rishis such as Lord Shiva, Gorakhanath, Patanjali Rishi, Brief study of  the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavat Geeta and Sankhya Yoga,
Types of yoga-: Karma, Bhakti, Gyana, Dhyana, Hatha, Ashtanga, Mantra, Laya, Kundalini, Raja,
Yoga lifestyle: Day Regimen, Night Regimen and Seasonal Regimen
Ethics for yoga   Teacher
Human Ethics: Yama (social ethics) eg Ahimsa (non-violence), Satya (truthfulness); Asteya (non-stealing), Aparigraha (non-possessiveness), Bhrahmacharya (Celibacy)
Niyama (individual ethics) eg.  Shouch (purification); Santosha (contentment), Tapa (tenacity), Swadhyaya (self study), Ishwor pranidhan (self surrender to god),Jeevan Vigyan:  the concepts of Dharma, Artha, Kama & Moksha. Trigunas , Karmaphal, yogic karma and its fruit, Bondage and liberation, Smriti, Samskaras, Vasanas
Yogic Aahara  / Sattvic Food and healthy way of eating & drinking
Basic concept of Nature Cure and Ayurveda

5. Practicum: Total 30 Hours
Minimum Contact Hours: 25 hours
Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 15 hours
Practice teaching as the lead instructor
Receiving and giving feedback
Observing others teaching
Assisting students while someone else is teaching
 Elective hours
May be contact or non-contact hours distributed among the six range of subjects above according to the school’s yoga tradition and style.
Course Fees with inclusive @ $2150 USD
* Accommodation  
* All food (B+L+D and Herbal Tea                         
* Training Fees   
* Some Therapies as complement               
* Yoga Book-1, Notebook-1, Pen-1, Jalaneti pot-1

* Pick up/Drop off   
* Volunteer teaching few hours a week in School as your interest

Course Dates: 2017:

August 1 September -1 October -1 November-1