100-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India
Join us for a Yoga Alliance approved 100-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India.
During your YTTC, you will experience the following:
Accredited by international yoga alliance USA
Use yoga for self-healing
Practice yoga with real Himalayan Masters
Helps to detox your body & balance your soul
Spend an unforgettable time in the Himalayas
Concentration and meditation
Deep study of breathing & mantra techniques
Asana - Hatha and Ashtanga vinyasa yoga classes
Workshops & online webinars for after the course
Yoga Philosophy & Ayurveda in daily life
One Excursion & Ayurvedic massage
15 nights accommodation
3 daily vegetarian meals
This course is a part of standard 100 hours Yoga TTC according to International Yoga Alliance USA. It will cover Asanas according to Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles, pranayama, meditation, mantra, yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, yogic nutrition, naturopathy, Ayurveda, aura check up, chakra dis-balance, and suggestions about special Vedic practices and herbs. The course can be done first two week of the month for beginners and last two weeks of the month for experienced practitioners.
Curriculum -Anatomy and physiology *Introduction to the muscular and skeletal system and their function during physical exercises -Yoga philosophical aspects *Human life, meaning and aim of life *Introduction to yoga, its origin and development *Introduction to Patanjali's Sutra yoga *Panch-Klesha or the five causes of pain and miseries *Yama and Niyama or social and personal rules and regulations *Asana or the physical posture *Pranayama or breathing techniques *Pratyahara or withdrawal of the mind from the senses *Dharna or concentration *Dhyana or meditation *Samadhi or self-realization -Yoga practical aspects *Asana *Natural relaxation asana *Natural standing asana with external rotations *Forward bending asana *Backward extensions *Spinal twisting asana *Inverted asana *Balancing asana *Meditation asana *Surya-Namaskara *Thunder-bolt group asana or Vajrasana *Lotus group asana or Padmasana -Pranayama and mudras *Introduction to pranayama *Basic pranayama techniques and benefits such as Neti, Kapalabhati, and Nadi Shodana with retention or without retention, bastrika pranayama, sheetali, shetkari *The pranic body *Parana and lifestyle *Breath, health, and pranayama *Breathing and life span *Kriyas or body cleansing methods such as Neti, Kapalabhati, and Kun Jala -Meditation and mantras *Basic meditation practice such as OM meditation, Trataka, Nidra yoga, and Mantra, basic chakra meditation *Basic and intermediate mantras -Yoga therapy *Yoga therapy and the use of basic yogic methods in supporting and treatment of some diseases -Teaching methodology *Teaching methodology and principles of teaching yoga as a Vedic subject -Pre-requisites *Interest to learn Vedic science *Individuals with disabilities or ailments are advised to refrain from applying *Minimum age at the time of admission is 18 years. Applicants aged over 60 years could apply after consultation *Pregnant women need a medical authorization permitting them to practice yoga from their own country with translation in English *Any candidate found unfit after the commencement of the course will not be permitted to continue the training and a refund of fees and other charges will not be admissible *This teacher training course requires educational abilities and the desire to study the program according to the standards of Yoga Alliance USA. Students are reminded to remain aware and respectful of cultural differences among the participants and teachers. Any disruptions to the teaching process or behavior deemed harmful to other students, teachers, or the institute's property is in violation of the rules and policies of Vedansha Institute. Violation of the school's policies may result in dismissal from the program without any refund of the course fees. *The teachers are not fitness instructors, most of them are spiritual yoga masters who have a completely different way of life and devotion to their practice. Some of them are monks, pandits in temples or swamis. They request you to please be polite and respect their work. If you find something that not suitable for you or for your faith or mentality, please do not put the blame on them. Let them know at the front desk, on-line or just discuss with Founder Dr Pandey Ji directly if you want any changes and what you find not suitable for you. In 99% misunderstanding will be solved in a good way. -Assessments *A written test in yoga philosophy, anatomy, therapy, Ayurveda, teaching methodology, pranayama, and meditation *A correct alignment of some asanas, pranayama, meditation. Possible injuries and how to handle it in yoga class -Sample daily schedule *06:00 - 06:30 Wake up and cleansing *06:30 - 07:00 Shatkriya and herbal tea (yogic cleansing with Jala neti (special techniques of nose cleansing), pooja (mantra recitation & fire ceremony purification) *07:00 - 08:30 Asanas practical class Hatha/Ashtanga style (depending on the week schedule): learning the asana postures under the guidance of an experienced Yoga teacher. *08:30 - 09:30 Pranayama: breathing exercises *09:30 - 10:30 Breakfast: special yogic menu *10:30 - 11:30 yoga philosophy/ayurveda/teaching methology *11:30 - 12:30 Mantra chanting *13:00 - 14:00 Lunch *14:00 - 15:00 Free time *15:00 - 16:00 Yoga anathomy 2 weeks/asana alignment 2 weeks *16:00 - 17:30 Ashtanga Vinyasa/Hatha Yoga (theory & practice): number of physical postures according to study program *17:30 - 18:15 Yoga Nidra/ guided meditation: guided relaxation practice, meditation and concentration *18:30 - 19:30 Dinner *19:30 - 20:30 Special event *20:00 - 22:00 Free time *22:00 - 06:00 Sleep %Please note that the yoga atmosphere and classes can be different from that what you learned or saw in your home country. Vedansha Institute teaches not only asana, they also give knowledge of yoga as a Vedic science (pranayama, meditation, mantra, Ayurveda, astrology, sadhana, yajna, yoga philosophy, yoga therapy).