300 Hour Yoga Course in Rishikesh
If you are searching to advance your skills in yoga then you are at the right place at Jiva Yoga. In this 300 hrs Teacher Training we will guide you from beginning stages into advanced stages of the ancient styles of Yoga.
For those who completed a 200 hours Yoga Teacher training this teacher training course might be a unique chance to deepen your practice and learn a wider variety of Yogic teachings.
The medium of communication in this course is English, so it requires a certain amount of proficiency in the language to be able to handle and respond to the instructions and lectures. There are no educational requirements to join. As long as you come with an open mind and kind attitude you are most welcome to join.
The age of the candidate shouldn’t be less than 18 or more than 60 at the time of admission.
This Yoga Teacher Training Course is designed by the experienced Yoga Teachers of Jiva Yoga Academy. While making the outline of the course we went on putting a lot of emphasis on the needs of a beginner as well as the intermediate practitioner of Yoga.
So, this course not only guides the beginner towards their first step into the world of Yoga but at the same time helps the intermediate practitioner to move forward in their journey with clear directions.
The teacher training will cover Hatha yoga, second series of Ashtanga Yoga, pranayama, yogic philosophy/ethics/lifestyle, anatomy and physiology, teaching methodology, purification kriyas, mudras, mantras chanting, bandhas, Ayurveda and meditation. Besides these main topics our team is also passionate about sharing with you the experience and teachings of
- Yoga Nidra (Level I, II and III)
- Various yogic breathing techniques
- Airport pick-up
- 28 nights accommodation
- 3 vegetarian meals daily
- Yogic cleansing
- Yogic anatomy
- Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga
- Asana adjustment
- Mantra meditation
- 300-hour Yoga teacher certification
- Training on communication skills and running your own Yoga workshop
WHAT MAKES THIS PROGRAM ONE OF A KIND
We start this one month long yoga journey with a fire ceremony according to the traditional yogic culture.
- Jiva Yoga Yoga focuses on providing you with small, intimate class settings for individualized and personalized attention from their beloved teachers.
- The teachers are not only rich in knowledge, they are teaching from their own experience in yoga, meditation and often strong sadhana.
We have a team of experienced teachers who have learnt from Traditional Masters and Guru’s who shared their teachings adapted to the modern person’s needs and necessities.
Besides teaching yoga asanas you will also learn the effect of some asanas on mind patterns. This will enable you to change habits and certain mind patterns and help other people in your teachings.
In the 300 hrs Yoga Training you will learn how to apply Yoga tools for therapeutic use
Ayurveda is a more than 10,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Although suppressed during years of foreign occupation, Ayurveda has been enjoying a major resurgence in both its native land and throughout the World. Both Tibetan medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine have their roots in Ayurveda. Early Greek medicine also embraced many concepts originally described in the classical Ayurvedic medical texts dating back several thousands of years. During the course you will explore the following aspects of this amazing healing art:-
- Ayurvedic Philosophy & History
- Exploring doshas and the elements
- Diagnostic techniques of imbalance and disease
- Pathology of disease
- Body constitutions
- Balancing the doshas
- Ayurvedic diet
- Daily habits to balance energies
- Prevention and maintenance of health.
Every teacher and staff member of Jiva Yoga is passionate and committed to providing the best possible experience for you. We are a spiritual hub for knowledge seekers to grow and nourish their souls. It is a community built on love, enthusiasm, and a profound belief in the transformative powers of yoga
300 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Outline
Students will gain extensive knowledge on yoga postures and will increase their physical strength, inner strength and naturally their flexibility. Some asanas are connected to certain mind patterns and throughout the training this body/mind connection will get more clear in many ways. There will be assistance with the asanas and space for alignment. The focus is on Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga.
Pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practising yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind. Pranayama topics include an introduction, aspects of pranayama, different types of prana and types of yogic breathing. Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril breathing) Ujjayi (the psychic or victorious breath) Shitkari (hissing breath) Sheetali (cooling breath) Kapalabhati (frontal brain cleansing breath) Bhramari (humming bee breath) Bhastrika (bellows breath) Suryabheda (vitality stimulating breath) including advance variations.
The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra has it’s unique vibration. Pratah Smarana (morning prayer) Ratri Smarana (evening prayer) Swadhyaya Prarthana (study prayer) Maha-mrtyunjaya mantra and gayatri mantra AUM chantings Shiva chantings Ganesha chanting Mantras for Chakras
The practice of mudra is an ancient facet of yoga. Performing gestures effects the energy flow of the body and can change a person’s spiritual and mental characteristics. Jnana mudra Chin mudra Yoni mudra Bhairava mudra Shambhavi mudra Khechari mudra Khechari mudra Asvini mudra Bhairavi mudra Dhyan mudra Apaan mudra Samaan mudra Vayu mudra.
Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental, and emotional tranquillity. It increases the vital energy in the body and gives you more aliveness, good blood circulation and a relaxed nervous system. Breathing awareness meditation AUM (Om) or mantra meditation Trataka Tips for developing concentration Silence practice Cathartic meditation Kundalini meditation Chakra meditation Sufi Meditation Dance meditation.
A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At Jiva Yoga, students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience. You will learn: How to plan and structure a yoga asana class Principles of demonstration Qualities of a teacher and teaching styles How to use the breath and voice while teaching Observing, assisting and correcting Verbal cues Functional modifications, injuries and safety precautions Guidelines for each asana (as per manual) Assisting inversions.
Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers. There will be demonstration, alignment, and instructions. You will learn: Symptoms of a good teacher Clear instruction Demonstration Proper alignment Individual care of each student.
Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during, and after practice. Physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc). Includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns). Practical anatomy with a major emphasis on muscular and skeletal structures and in-depth study of anatomical and skeletal differences (i.e. compression, tension, and proportion and orientation theory) Introduction to different body systems Proper alignment Skeletal system, muscular system, connective tissue, nervous system, major kriya of the body, digestive system, endocrine system, circulatory system Breathing and respiratory system Practical applications of anatomy into postures Therapeutic applications of postures and working with injuries in asana class.
Yoga philosophy is the foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of yogic philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice. Meaning of yoga, concepts, history Four paths of yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga) Ashtanga Yoga & Hatha Yoga Prana (bioplasmic energy) The chakra system, its qualities, activating and balancing techniques Energy or nadi system Meditation: introduction, practices, meditation and mind, removal of mental problems Guru and disciple relationship Kriya Yoga Five types of bodies (sheaths or koshas) Patanjali Yoga Sutras Bhagavat Gita Hath Yoga Pradipica.
When a yoga practitioner moves through the various internal states of Yoga Nidra, a profound experience of relaxation occurs. This is called “turiya,” a sensation of pure bliss. This will cover basic relaxation, tension relaxation, and full body relaxation In this 300 hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course at Triguna Yoga you will practice all levels of Yoga Nidra as we divide this proces into beginner, intermediate and advanced practices (Level I, II and III). In Yoga Nidra advanced practices you will learn to guide your body/mind into a certain rythm.
We’ve totally reinvented the traditional teacher training experience and removed the obstacles that most modern students struggle with when studying yoga.
Our daily schedule is compassionate & relaxed and allows you to process all that may come up during your training.
Our 29-days course has 4 full days off and leaves plenty of time to play, have fun in Rishikesh.