瑜伽导师培训课程

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About TTC

The benefits of Sivananda yoga are fully experienced through immersion in the yogic lifestyle and a combination of repeated, guided group practice and inspirational theoretical lessons.

This is offered in a positive and uplifting environment. The many benefits that students report are greater self-awareness, a sense of connection, a newfound sense of self–discipline, enhanced self–esteem, improved power of concentration and increased strength and flexibility.

Curriculum

Yoga Asanas

• Effects of asanas on the physical and astral body
• Proper postural alignment and deep relaxation
Pranayama
• The basic practices: kapalabhati, anuloma viloma
Kriyas
• The six classical exercises for purifying the body

Hatha Yoga Theory

• The astral body, nadis and chakras

How to Teach

• Teaching the sun salutation and the 12 basic postures
• How to teach beginners and intermediate students
• How to adapt teaching to special groups

Anatomy and Physiology

• The effects of yoga practices on major body systems

Yoga Philosophy and Psychology

• The four paths of yoga: karma, bhakti, raja and jnana
• Psychology of the spiritual aspirant
• The law of karma

Yogic Diet and Nutrition

• Physical, ethical & spiritual reasons for vegetarianism
Meditation
• Twelve-step guideline to meditation
• Mantras, mantra initiation (if requested)
Kirtan (chanting classical Sanskrit chants)
• Positive effects of chanting on emotions
• Correct pronunciation and mental attitude

Bhagavad Gita

• Study and commentary of the classical scripture

Daily Schedule

5:30 a.m.     Wake-up Bell
6:00 a.m.     Satsang (meditation, chanting, lecture)
8:00 a.m.     Asana & Pranayama Class
10:00 a.m.   Vegetarian Brunch
11:00 a.m.   Karma Yoga (helping in the ashram)
12:00 p.m.   Chanting or Bhagavad Gita Class
2:00 p.m.     Main Lecture
4:00 p.m.     Asana & Pranayama (teaching techniques)
6:00 p.m.     Vegetarian Dinner
8:00 p.m.     Satsang (meditation, chanting, lecture)
This schedule is followed 6 days of the week, with one day off for resting, studying, etc.

Certification

Upon successful completion, students receive a certificate of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers, and are entitled Yoga Siromani(teacher of yoga). This training is registered by and fulfills the requirements of the Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification.