Yoga Teacher Training

Features

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hathaVinyasa YogaAshtanga
Styles
Ayurvedic
Duration

29 Days

Intensity beginnerintermediateadvanced
Food Rishikul Yogshala Meals
Group Size 15 — 20
Language

Facilitators

    Included in Base Price

    Not Included

    • Shared twin room Retreat center
    • Rishikul Yogshala Meals

    Optional with Extra Charge

    • Private single room Retreat center(+USD $350)
    Full Program

    Program

    Rishikul Yogshala is Yoga Alliance Certified School nested in the motherland of yoga and propagating the Vedic Knowledge since past few years and, truly one of a kind in Kerala to offer intensive 200 Hour Yoga TTC along with the study of Ayurveda.

    The highly experienced RYT Certified teachers are well-versed on the Vedic subjects like Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation and Restorative Therapies. Ranging from Sunrise yoga, Ayurvedic therapies, distinct meditation practices, to getting nearer to nature through an eco-forest stroll, all designed to relieve and relax your stress.

    Rishikul Yogshala’s primary purpose to conduct yoga teacher training in Kerala is to welcome the students to a place where they can enjoy, rejuvenate and self-discover during their stay. In your Ayurvedic and Yogic journey, you will be treated with utmost attention and care.

    With the divine intent of spiritual reconciliation and physical rejuvenation, Rishikul Yogshala offers their 200 Hour Yoga TTC in the scenic lap of Kerala. The course is designed for all those who wish to attain a deeper understanding and practice of the yogic science in combination with the study of the miraculous benefits and implications of the healing science of Ayurveda.

    The program can be taken up by anyone from a beginner’s level yogi to a practicing yogi who wishes to enhance their yogic skills and knowledge on a deeper level. The course holds Yoga Alliance recognition and shall put you on the pedestal of becoming a sincere yoga practitioner and teacher. Those looking to become a yoga instructor with international acclaim can commence their journey with this Yoga and Ayurveda program.

    Hatha Yoga

    • Sun salutation with 12 Surya mantras and its benefits
    • Traditional and classical Hatha yoga
    • Correct alignment and adjustments
    • The benefits of each asana
    • Terminologies and Sanskrit names and the meaning of asana
    • Modification of asana for various ability levels
    • How to use props correctly
    • Breath based training
    • Mudras or gestures

    Ashtanga Yoga

    • Study of eight limbs of Yoga
    • In-depth study of Ashtanga Vinyasa
    • Primary series and secondary series
    • Details of all the involved asanas
    • Learn to concentrate on energy locks (bandhas)
    • Yama (Principles or moral code)
    • Niyama(Personal Disciplines)
    • Asana (Yoga Positions or Yogic Postures)
    • Pranayama (Yogic Breathing)
    • Patyaharaa (Withdrawal of Senses)
    • Dharana (Concentration on Object)
    • Dhyan (Meditation)
    • Samadhi (Salvation)
    • State of Super bliss, joy and merging individual consciousness in to universal consciousness. Union between Jivatman and Paramatman. Realizing the Brahman (pure consciousness) or Realization of universe is the ultimate achievement of Human Birth

    Yoga Philosophy/ Yoga Lifestyle

    • The base of the philosophy and history of yoga
    • An introduction to Sanskrit
    • Detailed study of the five yamas and niyamas that form the core of Yogic Lifestyle
    • Introduction to yoga sutras, Shiva sutras, kama sutras, and bhakti sutra
    • Study of all yoga hypothesis on the basis of ancient scriptures

    Meditation

    • Guided and self-meditation
    • Learn how to guide others in meditation
    • The science of meditation and proper breathing
    • Yoga Nidra basic series up to four levels
    • Meditations and its practices

    Pranayama

    • Knowledge of the breathing techniques beneficial to both the body and mind
    • Nadi Shodhanam, Bhastrika, Ujjai, Shetali and Shetkari, Nadi and Kapalbhati
    • The importance of diaphragmatic breathing
    • Stress and anxiety related breathing techniques
    • External Pranayama series up to two variations
    • Kumbhaka (retention) and pause less or continuous breathings
    • Levels of concentrations and its refinements

    Yoga Anatomy

    • Theoretical knowledge necessary for teaching in the future
    • Ability to apply appropriate practices to improve and maintain health
    • Knowledge of the benefits and side effects of particular yoga practices
    • Techniques of observations and correcting the bodily systems and organs
    • Energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, and others)
    • Anatomy and psychological study of inhalation and exhalation
    • Anatomy of nerves system and respiratory systems
    • Anatomy of spinal cord and digestive systems

    Adjustment and Alignment

    • Learn the art of perfecting the pose and avoiding injuries with correct alignment techniques
    • Self-understanding
    • Preparatory practice
    • Modification of asanas according to body types
    • Use of props such as yoga blocks, straps, yoga wheel, yoga wedge, and sand bag
    • Timing and duration of each asanas as per body limitations and types
    • Therapeutic benefits
    • Basic asanas foundation
    • Self-awareness
    • Breathing techniques

    Teaching Methodology

    • Principles of observation
    • Demonstrations
    • Assisting and correcting other entity’s body
    • Proper alignment, benefits, and potential risks of various yoga postures and kriyas
    • Study of the different principles apply to different asanas
    • Lifestyle and ethics of a yoga teacher

    Mudra

    • Importance of Mudras
    • Various techniques in Mudras
    • Study of the fifteen types of Yoga Mudras, namely Hasta Mudra, Jnana Mudra, Akash Mudra, Varuna Mudra, Prithvi Mudra, Vyana Mudra, Apana Mudra, Prana Mudra, Yoni Mudra, Vayu Mudra, Sunya Mudra, Linga Mudra, Shanka Mudra, Surabhi or Kaamdhenu Mudra and Hridaya Mudra.

    Yoga Nidra

    A unique meditation technique which involves traveling through various stages while gradually falling into a rejuvenating and magically peaceful slumber while being awake in the moment. Also known as the yogic sleep, this is a highly essential spiritual awakening technique practiced to explore internal layers of a human soul while achieving intense relaxation and inner calm. During Yoga Nidra sessions, you shall explore and stroll through the various stages for deep rejuvenation of the mind, body and soul.

    Accommodation Options
    Shared twin room Retreat center

    1 Spot - Capacity 2

    Included

    The accommodation can be availed on a single and sharing basis. The rooms are furnished with beds, mosquito nets, TV, private seating areas, and clean attached washrooms for a cosy stay. Each hut has decorated walls, earthen interiors, and beautiful lanterns that add a shimmery splendour to the place. The private balcony of each hut is furnished with reclining wooden chairs and table for relaxing and deep introspection with a cool breeze and melodious chirpings of the birds. Free Wi-Fi access is available for you to connect with your family and friends.

    Private single room Retreat center

    1 Spot - Capacity 1

    Extra Charge USD $350

    The accommodation can be availed on a single and sharing basis. The rooms are furnished with beds, mosquito nets, TV, private seating areas, and clean attached washrooms for a cosy stay. Each hut has decorated walls, earthen interiors, and beautiful lanterns that add a shimmery splendour to the place. The private balcony of each hut is furnished with reclining wooden chairs and table for relaxing and deep introspection with a cool breeze and melodious chirpings of the birds. Free Wi-Fi access is available for you to connect with your family and friends.

    Food Options
    Rishikul Yogshala Meals

    Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

    Included

    Participants of the program are served vegetarian meals three times a day. The meals are prepared by the expert chefs at our center by infusing the goodness of Ayurveda with local delicacies. The meals usually consist of rice, lentil soup, chapattis, vegetables, khichdi and salads along the choice of tea, coffee or fruit juice. Fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables are a regular part of the diet for the students. The option of a customized diet can also be considered upon request.

    Payment & Guidelines
    • 100% deposit refund for cancellation 30+ days before event. 0% deposit refund for cancellation 30 days before event. The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.

    Schedule
    05:00 05:30 Morning Tea
    05:30 07:00 Hatha Yoga
    07.00 07.30 Tea Break
    07.30 08.30 Pranayama
    08.30 09.30 Break fast
    10.00 11:00 Yoga Philosophy
    11.00 11.15 Tea Break
    11.15 12.15 Mantra Yoga/ Ayurveda Practicum / Chair Yoga
    12.15 13.30 Rest / Beach
    13.30 14.15 Lunch
    15.30 16.30 Safety, Injuries, Anatomy, Alignment/Ayurveda Logical Theory
    16.30 16.45 Tea Break
    16.45 18.15 Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
    18.30 19.15 Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
    19.30 20.00 Dinner
    20.00 22.00 Self Journaling
    22.00 22.00 Light off and sleep
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    How to get here

    Transfer not provided.

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book a flight to Trivandrum International Airport (located 50 kms from Varkala). Upon arrival at the airport, you can take a direct taxi to the venue. The cost is 30 USD (one-way trip) from the airport to school. Alternately, you may also ask the school for a pickup.

    Arrival by bus

    You can book a direct bus (both government and private) to Varkala from a number of major locations.

    Arrival by train

    You can avail the option of booking a direct train for Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala. From here, you can take another train to Varkala. You could book a direct train to Varkala as well. But the frequency of direct trains is not high. Upon arriving at the station, you can reach the venue via local rickshaw. You can also ask for the school to arrange for a taxi pick up.

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