ON Site Teacher Training 200 hours
Time & Location
About The Event
Bhaktivedanta College on the Radhadesh site offers a variety of courses including this esteemed Teacher Training Program.
Yoga is much more than purely postural exercise.
To sufficiently grasp the theoretical part – yoga philosophy, we provide a fortified 200h TTC with the 5-week online Introduction to Yoga philosophy module.
Studying the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita brings students in touch with sacred knowledge of the sages and unlocks a deeper inner wisdom as well as strengthen your practice and teaching skills.
Blended learning: Onsite (practice, anatomy & physiology, teaching skills) and 5-week online module on Yoga Philosophy
Yoga Alliance certification
Daily 7.5 h yoga classes
Meditation and chanting (mantra yoga)
Basic anatomy terms and planes, basics of prenatal yoga
Extensive supporting material
3 daily vegetarian/vegan karma free meals
The philosophical foundation of yoga and the key teachings of the traditional texts: the Bhagavad Gita and Yoga-sutras. How yoga philosophy provides several maps or instruction manuals for improving the quality of life and experience.
Asanas (Hatha Yoga Practice)
Intended to take individuals deeper into an exploration of principles of alignment and the basics of foundation, breath and movement
Understanding and practice of yogic breathing
Different aspects of breathing practices: Ujjayi breath; Viloma breath; Kapalabhati. How to bring awareness to feel the breath by observing the rhythm of their inhalation and exhalation.
Meditation and recitation
Various techniques of meditation and preparatory techniques, learning kirtan, or chanting mantras together with others.
Applied Anatomy and Physiology
Brief lectures on Mechanics of Joints and Movement, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Lymphatic System, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System and Digestive System. This section also prepares to students to understanding the basic risks involved with practicing during pregnancy. The course will not prepare the students for guiding a pre-natal class.
Body – asana, alignment and adjustment
Postural alignment and principles of adjustment, modifications for certain conditions.
Verbal Instruction and demonstration
Students will practice and learn how to use positive language to optimize verbal instruction within a class.
Ethics for Yoga Teachers
Discussion on the first two fundamental stages of astanga yoga: Yamas and Niyamas
Hands-on skills for assisting your students.How to plan a class and approach a teaching situation (sequencing rules, adapting class for different groups, etc.). Each student will teach one session as a lead instructor and will be required to assist when others are teaching.
Deepening the Regular Personal Practice
Central principles of effective techniques for personal practice. Developing a strategy to maintain scheduled daily or weekly time for practice.
07:00 – 09:00 practice
09:15 – 10:00 breakfast
11:00 – 13:00 technique
13:30 – 14:15 lunch
15:30 – 17:30 teaching skills
17:45 – 18:45 philosophy and meditation
19:00 – 19:45 dinner
20:40 – 21:15 kirtan in the temple (optional)
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