The 500 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course is a fully residential course systematic designed with theory as well as practical classes. The course is the grand combination of 200 hours and 300 hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Courses. In this course all the components of Hatha Yoga such as Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and Shat-karma are discussed beginning with at their basic level and as the course progresses it includes deeper aspects of Hatha Yoga.
Very important – In the teacher training course, at first a student completes the 200 hours Yoga teacher training and then begins the 300 hours Yoga teacher training which together makes 500 hours. By the end of the concerned course the student receives the certificate which altogether is 2 different certificates of 2 different levels (one of 200 hours and another of 300 hours).
500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course 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.
Inclusions – 48 nights accommodation (Shared accommodation & Private rooms), Course material (books, notebook, pen, Jala Neti pot), Private Yoga consultation, Vegetarian food (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), 1 sound healing session, Weekend excursions (Temple visit for the Rising sun, visit nearby temples, Ran Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh city) and Wi-fi etc.
Exclusions – Flight tickets, airport pick up and drop, longer tours and trips around, travel and cancellation insurance, medical assistance and things for personal requirements.
Things to do – Camping, Hiking, meditate at holy Ganga beach, Ganga Aarti, visit – ancient temples, ashrams, holy people and Rishikesh city, waterfall, river rafting, Ayurveda massage, Shopping and others.
Prerequisites – For 500 Hours Yoga teacher training course, a great degree of self-motivation is essential. Hereunder are a few things which the participants should be aware of. They are –
- The students should have a basic understanding of Yoga which means they are exposed to Yoga practices.
- They should be able to practice the discipline of Yoga such as purity, punctuality, early waking up, participation in 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 their needs.
How to arrive (Airports) – New Delhi International Airport (IGI) located around 240 km from Rishikesh, Jolly Grant Domestic Airport Dehradun located around 20 km from Rishikesh. From both airports cab/car services are available to reach Rishikesh at our school. If you wish we may organize your transfer to the centre at reasonable fair.
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. Upon successful completion of the course students are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance USA as Registered Yoga Teachers (E-RYT).