We welcome you to the land of the Himalayas, to Lord Buddha’s and Shiva’s abode. Come and endow yourself to a never-ending stream of the blessing of spirituality, nature, and yoga. The 200-hour yoga teacher training course with us is all about deepening your practice and gaining confidence so that you can share it with the rest of the world. This course is designed for all those people who are ready to commit themselves to the path of Yoga and who are seeking inner transformation in their lives. Yoga Alliance Approved Yoga teacher training program by Bhakti Yogshala is a wonderful opportunity to achieve their desired goal happily and peacefully. At the same time, this course will help you to establish your career in Yoga as a wonderful teacher

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Tracing its origins to the traditional Nath tradition and Patanjali in 2nd century BCE the name hatha signifies union of the solar and lunar channels in the body . This is achieved through emphasis on mindfully cultivating stability and comfort in the postures on the mat while synchronizing the breath with movements.

  • Learn asanas in a traditional Indian way
  • Sivananda sequence: 12 basic asanas
  • Learn the different aspects of Ashtanga yoga: pranayama, mudras, bandhas, and kriyas
  • Study the Vedanta philosophy and the most important yogic text

As humans we are expressions of the universal pranic energy or the prana (life force). However improper lifestyles and unconscious untrained ways of breathing processes hampers our life force and unbalances our body and mind increasing stress , anxiety and fears in our minds . In our course one will learn how to breath properly and to guide and expand prana or life-force in the right way to connect to our higher self.

  • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama
  • Sheetali Pranayama
  • Seetkari Pranayama
  • Bhramari Pranayama
  • Bhastrika Pranayama
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama

Ashtanga yoga is a dynamic, flowing method of yoga that connects the movement of the body with breath, gaze, energy locks and postures. The method stresses the importance of daily practice of a set series of movements. Our guest students will be focusing on the first series while gaining the tools establish a daily practice to progress through the six series at their own pace in their lifelong pursuit of self-actualization.

  • Practice the primary series of Ashtanga Vinyasa by K. Pattabhi Jois
  • Lead class and self-practice (Mysore style)
  • Learn how to adjust the students
  • Learn how to modify the difficult poses
  • Create your own Vinyasa sequenc
  • Key points: Ujjayi breath, Drishti, and bandhas

Anatomy in a western context is about physicality. But according to yoga, anatomy also includes energy and subtle body systems.as the students delve into the five vital energies , the seven tissues,three fundamental qualities (gunas) and subtle channels (Nadies) , they gain understanding of a deeper level of their existence that grounds their

Nine Systems Of Human Body

  • Introduction To Anatomy
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Respiratory System
  • Circulatory System
  • Digestive System
  • Excretory System
  • Reproductive System

In bhakti yoga we draw heavily on cultivating and expressing love and devotion for deities in the hindu pantheon . The ecstatic experience of singing, chanting and satsang cultivates an atmosphere for emotional expression and healing while at the same time giving the practitioner an opportunity to set the stage for experiencing the divine within the self.

  • Performing bhajan-kirtan
  • Havan (Opening fire ceremony for invocation of energy)
  • Ajapa-japa (repetition of a mantra)

Introduces the practitioner to deeper levels of his or her being and brings calmness to body mind and energy. It improves one’s concentration and inculcates stillness within ones being through moving ones attention from the outer world to inner world.It’s the sixth limb of the eight steps given by the ancient sage Patanjali.

  • Yoga Nidra
  • Kundalini meditation-Theory of chakras
  • Trataka (candle light meditation)
  • Cyclic meditation (stress management)
  • Dynamic meditation

Our Daily Schedule

  • 06:00 – 6:30 Morning Tea
  • 06:30 – 08:30 Asana class: Vinyasa, Hatha, pranayama, meditation, or kriyas
  • 08:30 – 09:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 – 11:20 Philosophy and teaching methodology class
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Asana Alignment and adjustment, or practicum
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Lunch and recreational time
  • 15:00 – 16:00 Anatomy or physiology class
  • 16:00 – 16:15 Evening Tea
  • 16:15 – 18:00 Asana class: Asthanga,
  • 18:30 – 19:30 Meditation, kirtan, Ayurveda, and group discussion
  • 19:30 – 20:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Study time/recreational time

Course Syllabus

  • Etymology of Yoga
  • Brief Introduction about the Origin and Development of Yoga
  • Yoga – Aims and Objectives
  • General Introduction to Darshanas with Special Reference to Sankhya and Yoga
  • General Introduction to Four Paths of Yoga
  • Principles of Yoga and Yogic practices
  • Guiding Principles for Yogic Practice

As humans we are expressions of the universal pranic energy or the prana (life force). However improper lifestyles and unconscious untrained ways of breathing processes hampers our life force and unbalances our body and mind increasing stress , anxiety and fears in our minds . In our course one will learn how to breath properly and to guide and expand prana or life-force in the right way to connect to our higher self.

  • Introduction to Hatha Yoga
  • Introduction to important Hatha Yoga Texts with special reference to Hatha Pradipika and Gheranda Samhita
  • Causes of Success (Sadhaka Tattwa) and Causes of Failure (Badhaka Tattwa) in Hatha Yoga Sadhana
  • Concept of Ghata and Ghata Shudhhi in Hatha Yoga
  • Purpose and utility of Shat Kriyas in Hatha Yoga
  • Purpose and utility of Asana in Hatha Yoga
  • Purpose and importance of Pranayama in Hatha Yoga

  • Definition, Nature and Aim of Yoga according to Patanjali
  • Concept of Chitta and Chitta Bhumis; Chitta Vrittis and Chitta Vrittinirodhopaya (Abhyasa and Vairagya)
  • Concept of Ishwara and Ishwara Pranidhana
  • Chitta Vikshepas (Antarayas) and their associates (Sahabhuvas)
  • Concept of Chitta Prasadana and their relevance in mental well-being
  • Kleshas and their significance in Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali: Its Purpose, Effects, and Significance

  • The Nine systems of the Human Body
  • Functions of different systems of the Human Body
  • Introduction to Sensory Organs
  • Neuromuscular Co-ordination of Sensory Organs
  • Basic understanding of Exercise Physiology
  • Homeostasis
  • The Benefits of various Asanas on different parts of the Human Body
  • Limitations and Contra-indications of specific Yoga Practices

  • Health: Meaning and Definitions
  • Concept of Pancha Koshas
  • Yogic Conceptions of Health and Diseases
  • Interdependency of physical (Prakriti) and psychological (Triguna) components according to Ayurveda
  • Concept of Panchamahabhutas
  • Yogic Principles of Healthy Living
  • Introduction to yogic diet and nutrition

  • Human psyche: Yogic and modern concepts, behaviour and consciousness
  • Frustration, conflicts, and psychosomatic disorders
  • Relationship between mind and body
  • Mental hygiene and role of Yoga in mental hygiene
  • Mental health: a Yogic perspective
  • Prayer and meditation for mental health
  • Psychosocial environment and its importance for mental health (Yama and Niyama)
  • Concept of stress according to modern science and Yoga
  • Role of Yoga – Stress and Life Style Management

  • Movement of Key Joints
  • Sukshma Vyayama
  • Shat Kriyas

  • Introduction to Suryanamaskar (The Sun Salutation)
  • Technique of Suryanamaskar Practice
  • Asanas
  • Five Spinal Movements in Yoga

  • Introduction to Pranayama
  • Meditation – The Concept
  • Practical Techniques of Meditation

  • Asana practice includes Hatha Traditional, Hatha Flow and Ashtanga Vinyasa
  • The student will be able to teach all these styles comfortably during the last week if the instructions are followed correctly
  • Asanas are taught in detail with adjustments and alignments of the asanas

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