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Rishikesh Yogis Yogshala offers 200 Hours online Teacher Training Course taught by one of the best teams of teachers in Rishikesh, India. This entire course is structured to provide immersive online training with maximum efficiency and both online and offline/static content support. The modules of the course entail both practical as well as theoretical contents. This entire online Yoga Teacher Training will be certified by Yoga Alliance (USA).
At Rishikesh Yogis; we aim to teach yoga in its purest and traditional form. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course has been taught by highly acclaimed and experienced team of Yoga Masters who have experiences of teaching and practicing Hatha Yoga, Kundalini and Classical Yoga Philosophy of Patanjali for more than 20 years.
Our entire 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course module is crafted to give a balanced exposure into the fields of experiencing and teaching practical Hatha Yoga, traditional Meditations from Bihar School of Yoga, mantra chanting, , Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha. In our 200 hour yoga teacher training we encourage not just on learning the techniques but living an authentic yogic life in an ashram environment to imbibe the essence of yoga.
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200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Components
Paper-1 (Technique, Training and Practice) lays a strong foundation of traditional Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation techniques sourced from authentic and time proven systems of Yoga traditions.
Purpose of these classes in component-1 is to equip the practitioners with understanding and knowledge of the fundamental techniques of Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and Hatha Yoga Cleansing Techniques used in Traditional Hatha Yoga System.
Classes will incorporate practical demonstrations, understanding of correct positions, as well as practices of postures. Practices taught will focus on opening the joints and deepening the experiences of the asanas (postures) with breath consciousness and understanding of correct body-alignment. Purpose of these practical classes is to awaken natural body intuition and awareness in the practitioners.
In Pranayama section, objective is to introduce the concept of breath work in Hatha Yoga System, different patterns of breathing in postures to enhance and deepen the effects of the postures and awareness in the practice. Component-1 incorporates techniques of Pre-Pranayama techniques from Asana and, various Mudras to enhance the awareness, as well as proficiency of the practitioners to breathe correctly.
Through discussions and guided instruction, founding principles of meditation will be shared. In this component focus areas will be on sitting alignment, maintaining a correct meditation posture and systematic techniques of relaxation, such as Yoga Nidra and Ajapa Japa. Learning objective is to provide knowledge and understanding of appropriate tools to enhance awareness in meditation practices.
Paper-2 in component-1 introduces one to founding principles of Yoga Philosophy, its branches, various approaches and affiliated metaphysical background. There is in-depth discussion on systems of Indian Philosophical Traditions and Fundamentals of Samkhya Yoga Philosophy with reference to Classical System of Patanjali Raja Yoga.
The Neuro-Musculoskeletal System –Focus of study will be based on studying different kinds of muscles, bones, joints and nervous system and, their roles in different yogic practices, such as Asana, Pranayama, Mudra and Bandhas.
Objective here will be give fair understanding of different muscles, bones, joints, nervous system and brain organs and their location, functions and role in yogic practices. Special focus will be on how to enhance the proficiency of these organs with yogic techniques, safeguards in yogic practices to prevent any injuries to these organs and systems.
Component-2 of the course entails intermediate level of practices and understanding of the system of traditional Hatha Yoga. In this component, each paper helps to delve deeper into the knowledge and practices of Hatha Yoga.
Component-2 incorporates various ways of teaching Surya and Chandra Namaskar in the class incorporating breath and awareness of chakras. Sessions will be based on learning, as well as teaching asanas with body adjustments and knowledge of alignment. Focus of this component is to deepen the awareness of the practitioners in relation with the inner dynamics of postures, breath work and cleansing of the mind-body system.
Introducing the concept of Sadhana, Surya Namaskara: – Synchronizing breath and movement, dynamic, slow (breath in each posture), flowing continuous movement, Chandra Namaskara (focusing on the key elements of Chandra namaskar flow, rhythm etc with the breath), Vajrasana series, Standing series, Balancing series, Backward bending series, Forward Bending series, Twisting series, Inverted series, Meditation asana series.
Through practical teaching and discussions, postural mudras, pranayama and bandhas will be introduced in classes. Discussions will also entail as how to incorporate bandhas and mudras in pranayama sessions.
Nadishodhanapranayama with Kumbhaka, Kapalbhati and, Pre and Complete Bhastrika
Category of Postural Mudras
Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana (complete yogic intestinal wash), Kunjal and Neti
Techniques such as Trataka and Head Mudras will be taught to attune the awareness with Chidakasha (Head Space) for the purpose of effective Pratyahara (inner withdrawal of awareness). Other techniques of Pratyahara, such as Yoga Nidra, Ajapa Japa, Trataka and AntarMouna will be guided with substantial focus on their psychotherapeutic benefits.