300 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course is a fully residential course systematic designed for theory as well as practical classes of Hatha Yoga. In this course, all the components of Hatha Yoga such as Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and Shatkarma are discussed at deeper level such as energy, psyche and physiological equilibrium. The most important aspect of this course is that it brings an individual into a state of body, mind, emotion and energy which opens the door to other branches of Yoga such as Kriya and Kundalini Yoga. In a broader view, this course is one of the gateways to Kundalini Yoga and Kriya Yoga for spiritual evolution. The course lets one know what lies further beyond and allows one to gain more experience to be not only a more experienced and knowledgeable Yoga teacher but also a sincere Yoga individual.
Yoga Teacher Training and assessment – The entire teacher training is the assessment of the students at all levels including practical and written tests. At the successful completion of the course an aspirant will be conferred upon a certificate indicating that the aspirant is qualified to impart the techniques in which he or she has been trained.
Pre-requisites – For 300 Hours Yoga teacher training course, a great degree of self-motivation is essential. Here are a few things which the participants should be aware of. They are –
- The participants should have already completed 200 hours Yoga teacher training course.
- They should be able to practice discipline of Yoga such as purity, punctuality, early waking up, participation is the daily activities and so on.
- They should be able to motivate themselves to continue with the life-style, the school prescribes for them such as on time classes, food and other guidelines according to the need.
Accreditation – Sanatana Yog Sandesh is certified by Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International which provide the chances to use the certificate for career and job opportunities.300
- Providing of the requisite completing training to the participants endeavour to blossom into integrated personalities with balance of head, heart and hand.
- Unearthing the true principles of Hatha Yoga and their components to the participants in the easiest possible way.
- To offer to the world at large well trained Hatha Yoga Teachers.
28 days (4 weeks) – The total duration for this course is 28 days however with the day of arrival this becomes 29 days.
The course is open to everyone however underwritten need some consideration –
- Good command on English language as this is the medium of education.
- Medical fitness; physical as well as mental. In cases otherwise we must be detailed the individual limitation along with medical report.
300 Hours Hatha Yoga teacher training course incorporates a variety of topics. All these topics come under these following heads –
1. Techniques, Training and Practice – It incorporates several practices of Hatha Yoga which students will study in the Yoga teacher training course. They are –
Asana – Hatha Yoga series of various asana from standing, supine, prone – (backward, forward, spine twist), inversion, balance and advance asanas for greater experiences.
Pranayama – Pre-reminding the techniques for correction of breath, breathing to heat and energise, breathing to balancing, breathing to cool and harmonise. Altogether 12 classical Pranayama to be experienced.
Mudra – Specific, selected and important gesture to affect energy in body.
Bandha – Four important locks to block the flow of energy in body.
Shat-karma – purificatory practices in Yoga (nasal cleansing with water and rubber catheter and vomiting).
Meditation – Mind management with work on breath, senses and thought, different methods of sense control, concentration, classical meditation and Yoga Nidra.
2. Teaching Methodology – This is a combination of complex topics such as designing Yoga class, how to teach different practices of Yoga, how to be good Yoga teacher, ethical guidelines, develop communication skills, time management, principles of demonstration, assistance, awareness, correction, styles of teaching, specific needs of individuals in a Yoga class and business aspects of Yoga teaching etc.
3. Anatomy and Physiology –
(a) Modern Human anatomy and Physiology (Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Digestive System, Reproductive System and Endocrine System).
(b) Yoga Human anatomy and Physiology (discussion on composition of Human body according to Yoga and their relation to the study of human body in modern study – 5 elements, 5 Koshas, 3 bodies, Nadis, Chakra and Kundalini).
(c) Holistic approach of Yoga (Learning how system of Yoga needs to be incorporated to affect the internal organs for substantial experience of internal and external peace and harmony).
4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers – Overview of description of the term Philosophy, Philosophical perspectives of Yoga, Yoga, its meaning, definitions, aims and objectives, Historical development of Yoga (Pre-classical, Classical, Post-classical and Modern Approach), Schools of Yoga, Brief discussion on Vedas, Samkhya Philosophy, Selected topics from Yoga Sutra (Antahakaran, Chitta, Antarayah, Ishwara, Aum, Samadhi, 5 Kleshas, 8 limbs, Samyama. Kaivalya), 5 elements, 5 Koshas, 3 bodies, Nadis, Chakra and Kundalini) and Srimadabhagavada Gita, Hinduism – a way of living, true sense of the term “religion”, little reflection on the life story of great Gurus of different parts of the world, Yogic Lifestyle, Ethics for a Yoga Teacher, Ethical guidelines as an individual and as a Yoga teacher, Yoga Sutra of Patanjali full study.
5. Practicum – Practice of teaching different practices in groups as the lead instructor, observe and assist while others teaching, focus on specific practices and compiling feedback etc.
Suggested Yoga Books for 200 Hours Yoga teacher training course:-
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha – Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Raja Yoga – Swami Vivekananda or
Four Chapters on freedom – Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Yoga Darshan – Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
Anatomy and Physiology – not specified
The daily schedule starts by 5am. All students have to wake up at this time except in some contingencies. The daily programmes are tentative and subject to change according to need. All classes are held for 5 days in a week.
- 5.30am to 7am – Personal practices (Recommended ones)
- 7am to 7.15am – Herbal tea/Drink
- 7.30am to 9.30am – Asana, Pranayama followed by Relaxation
- 9.30am to 10.30am – Meal time
- 10.30am to 11.30am – Rest
- 11.30am to 12.30pm – Lecture (Anatomy, Philosophy etc.)
- 1pm to 1.30pm – fruit/fruit juice
- 2pm to 3.30pm – (Meditation, Relaxation: Lecture and practice and Vice-versa)
- 3.30pm to 4.30 – personal cleaning and Karma Yoga
- 4.30pm to 6.30pm – (Asana, Alignment and Adjustments: theory and practical training, teaching practices)
- 6.30pm to 7.30pm – Dinner
- 7.30 to 8.30pm – Kirtan, Chanting, video shows, personal time etc. (This is an optional session but participation of everyone brings a distinct harmony between all of us)
- 9pm – Bed time
- 2750 Euro only including food and accommodation for one person (both in single bed room and sharing rooms). The course fee is calculated from the day of the commencement of the course until the concluding day of the course. The arrival of the student before the commencement of the course and staying of the students after the concluding day of the course don’t come under the concerned course fee. The students have to pay the extra fee for the concerned days.
- For convenience, we hint at the normal exchange rates which keep changing as per the day – 1 USA$ – 68 rupees Indian, 1 Euro – 72 rupees Indian, 1 Australian$ – 47 rupees Indian, 1 Swedish Kr – 8 rupees Indian. The exchange rate keeps changing. You can always check the current rates at www.xe.com.
- The Course Fee includes accommodation and required vegetarian food for 22 nights, text books, a note book, a pen, a new Yoga mat, Jala neti pot, education, private consultation etc.
- The fee does not include Flight tickets, airport Pickups and drop backs, day tours, tours after and before course, any other transport costs and students’ personal expense in miscellaneous ways.
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Registration – Please write to us via our email – (firstname.lastname@example.org) to check the availability of a place. It the place is available we will request you to fill in the registration form online. Then you need to make non-refundable deposit to finally be selected for the course.
Deposit – A non-refundable deposit of 300 Euro only excluding bank charges/commissions is required to confirm the candidature in Yoga teacher training course. Please follow Payment Option.
Cancellation of the application for the course – For the time being we do not provide this facility. Therefore, properly decide before you deposit the amount for the course.
Remaining Payment – The remainder payments can be made after arrival. For more details please look into Orientation guide in Download.