Yoga Teacher Training
Organisation

Rishikul Yogshala

Features

Top Features
Vinyasa YogaAshtangaHatha yoga
Styles
Multy style
Duration

29 Days

Intensity beginnerintermediateadvanced
Food Rishikul Yogshala Meals
Group Size 15 — 25
Language

Facilitators

    Included in Base Price

    Not Included

    • Shared twin room Ashram
    • Rishikul Yogshala Meals

    Optional with Extra Charge

    • Private Single Room Ashram(+USD $200)
    Full Program

    Certifications

    Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

    Rishikul Yogshala, a Yoga Alliance registered yoga school, has been the leader of spreading education of yoga since 2010. Rishikul Yogshala blends traditional value of ancient yoga with contemporary patterns to completely fulfill the requirements of a contemporary yogi looking to advance their life and career as skilled yoga practitioner and teacher.

    Program

    The teachings are more scientific initially, but later evolve to a spiritual method allowing for a holistic and well-rounded approach to yoga. This program at the Yogshala allows the mind to regain peace and the body to recover its beauty and vital stamina.

    The program is designed as per the Yoga Alliance standards and has a strong foundation of teaching all elements of yoga that will make every learner a master. The yoga instructor certification course is designed for those who desire self-knowledge and complete understanding of the yoga sutras to become a successful yoga teacher and practitioner.

    This is the foundation course for learning various disciplines and guidelines of yoga. It is a detailed course that suitably follows the standards of Yoga Alliance. The 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Rishikul Yogshala, Pokhara, is developed to deliver the complete theoretical and practical know-how about yoga. This course leads towards deepening of yoga practice and also imbibes skills so you can train and guide others as well-practiced yoga teachers.

    Curriculum

    Ashtanga yoga

    The classic yoga style that helps integrate mind, body and spiritual balance is also one of the oldest and the most eminent traditional yoga styles. During the Ashtanga yoga classes, the students would learn to develop strength, stability, agility, and immense focus on a holistic level.

    • The tradition of Sri K Pattabhi Jois - the founder of Ashtanga yoga, forms the base of this intensive class with the use of theoretical knowledge in practice.
    • Primary series
    • Study of Vinyasa
    • 9 Drishti in Ashtanga series
    • Importance of Ujjai and Bandha in series
    • Learn to concentrate on energy locks (bandhas)

    Hatha yoga

    With numerous health benefits, Hatha classes will teach students to observe the body and take a conscious approach to its limitations. The focus of the class is not related to the dynamic way of performing asanas, but to work on correct alignment in every posture.

    • 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
    • How to use the breath
    • Mudras or gestures

    Yoga philosophy and yogic lifestyle

    The philosophy classes will help the students achieve their inner and spiritual growth, offering answers to many questions related to yoga and life. While teaching yoga philosophy, the students are assisted to live an enlightened life in society. The key points include:

    • The base of the philosophy and history of yoga
    • An introduction to Sanskrit
    • Introduction to yoga sutras, Shiva sutras, Kama sutras, and Bhakti sutra
    • Study of all yoga hypothesis on the basis of ancient scriptures
    • Yogic tradition
    • Self-realization and inner-liberation
    • Study of eight limbs of Patanjali
    • Five koshas (bodies)
    • Darshanam

    Meditation

    You will learn a wide range of meditation exercises and strategies for relaxation and to clear the mind.

    • 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

    Prana is life force or breath. The classes awaken students’ realization of the importance of the breath, both in the practice of yoga and in everyday life. When you manage to purify your bodies and minds, pranayama becomes a real pleasure and reveals the way to the spiritualistic experiences.

    • Knowledge of the breathing techniques beneficial to both the body and mind
    • Nadi Shodhanam, Bhastrika, Ujjai, Shetali and Shetkari, Nadi and Kapalbati
    • 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

    Anatomy

    Anatomy classes allow the students to gain a basic knowledge about the human body and its most important systems.

    • 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

    Perfection of the asanas is achieved through a rigorous application of various adjustment and alignment techniques.

    • 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

    And Much, Much, More!

    Accommodation Options
    Shared twin room Ashram

    1 Spot - Capacity 2

    Included

    Perched on a quaint hill-top, the accommodation offered is an ideal resort-living amidst the splendor of the Annapurna Ranges. The rooms are kept spotless placing the hygiene on a priority. Plashed in wooden interiors, the guests are offered with a single and twin beds, private washrooms with 24x7 hot water shower facility, and free Wi-Fi access. Each room has also a private seating area - a coffee table and a chair along with the study desk. The warmth of the rising sun can gaze through the windows. Each window is also decked with drapes to make sure you have a restful slumber. Certain rooms also come with a mesmeric lake-side view. The rooms can be availed on a single or sharing basis. Apart from the bed size, we have maintained the same facilities in each room for a safe and leisurely stay.

    Private Single Room Ashram

    1 Spot - Capacity 1

    Extra Charge USD $200

    Perched on a quaint hill-top, the accommodation offered is an ideal resort-living amidst the splendor of the Annapurna Ranges. The rooms are kept spotless placing the hygiene on a priority. Plashed in wooden interiors, the guests are offered with a single and twin beds, private washrooms with 24x7 hot water shower facility, and free Wi-Fi access. Each room has also a private seating area - a coffee table and a chair along with the study desk. The warmth of the rising sun can gaze through the windows. Each window is also decked with drapes to make sure you have a restful slumber. Certain rooms also come with a mesmeric lake-side view. The rooms can be availed on a single or sharing basis. Apart from the bed size, we have maintained the same facilities in each room for a safe and leisurely stay.

    Food Options
    Rishikul Yogshala Meals

    Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

    Included

    The town of Pokhara is gifted with plush agricultural lands and beautiful scenery. Owing to this, the town has an abundant supply of healthy diet choices extracted from fresh resources. Agriculture happens to be the major occupation in Nepal and this has truly been a boon for the country’s fertile land. Even when eaten in a raw or semi-raw form, the food here tastes just as marvelous due to its pure nature. The food is served with a dash of scenic view from the top of a hotel, at the roof-top restaurant. Vegetarian choices prepared in authentic Indian style for wholesome nourishment, our target every day is to offer food that is beneficial for a healthy development of the body and mind. We strive to provide you with the best and the healthiest meal choices. If you have any particular aversions may notify us of the same in advance, so we can prepare just as delectable vegan meal choices for you.

    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.

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    From 07 Mar 2020 To 04 Apr 2020
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    From 07 Apr 2020 To 05 May 2020
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    From 07 Sep 2020 To 05 Oct 2020
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    How to get here

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu. Upon landing, bus or cab can be availed to our venue in Pokhara.

    Arrival by bus

    If travelling from India, you may reach any of the points of entry for Nepal namely, Kakkarbhitta (West Bengal), Biratnagar (Bihar), Birgunj (Bihar), Sunauli, Nepalgunj, Dhanagadi and Mahendranagar (all across the border from Uttar Pradesh). From there, you can take a direct bus for Pokhara.

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    Training

    27 Nov 2020
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    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.
    Flexible Cancellation
    All deposits are non-refundable. The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due 30 days before the retreat start date. (the seeker pays directly to the organizer not through us. We send a notification to the organiser to get the money ). The remaining balance is non-refundable once paid.

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