OVERVIEW

Together with STHIRA YOGA SCHOOL I am offering you a 300-hour Advanced Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training.

This Course is a 25-days intense program designed to

 

1. Bring out the best version of yourself

2. See yourself as a senior and passionate yoga teacher

3. Empower you to share your passion with confidence

4. Deepen your existing knowledge and skills of yoga

5. Level up your own practice!

6. Improve your sequencing skills with the best teachers

7. Deal challenging life situations with balance

 

PRICES

 

Single: 

Room Single 2700 Euro

Cottage Single 2500 Euro

Shared:

Room Double 2300 Euro

Cottage Double 2100 Euro

 

BOOKING OR INQUIRY

 

For more information on packages, discounts, check-in / check-outs and application procedure please email us at: 

 

admin@sthirayoga.com

 

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation as per the package
  • 24 days course including check-in and check-out
  • Herbal teas, fruits and Vegetarian meals
  • Unlimited Filtered Drinking water.
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Probs for yoga practice: Cushions, bolsters, wooden blocks, straps, sheets, jala neti pot and basic yoga mats
  • Course manual in Pdf format 30-days before the course start date. You can bring a printed manual, if you like to or if you feel it is needed. Otherwise you can use any device to access it. 
  • Certification of 300 hr YTTC in Advanced Vinyasa Flow Yoga

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Saturday dinner and Sunday meals
  • Airport Drop after the course completion

 



 COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

 

ASANA SECTION

  • Sequencing Vinyasa yoga classes for beginners and advanced practitioners
  • Learning from senior and highly experienced yoga teachers
  • Principles, technical aspects and structural components
  • Expanding the knowledge of asanas while paying attention to key alignments and anatomical structures
  • Deepen your own practice as well as learning how to teach others safely
  • Analyzing the sequences and developing creative sequences with themes
  • Theoretical / practical differences between Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga. Also to understand their effect on the joints, tissues, breath, and the mind
  • A platform to exchange the experience of teaching different target audiences by interacting with teachers and fellow students.
  • Practices based on yin and yang and understanding different energies.

 

ANATOMY

 

Anatomy classes will help you to refresh your knowledge and understand the key muscles, bones used in asana practice associated with health benefits and contraindications. Muscular and skeletal anatomy is given emphasis to understand in depth the limitations and differences. The anatomy class is closely knit and designed specifically for alignment classes.

 

  • Human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc). Includes the application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy patterns of movement etc).
  • Practical anatomy with a major emphasis on muscular and skeletal structures
  • Introduction to different body systems: skeletal system, muscular system, connective tissue, nervous system, breathing and respiratory system and major joints of the body.
  • Understanding of yoga asanas from an anatomical perspective.
  • Therapeutic applications of postures and working with injuries in asana class.

ALIGNMENT & ADJUSTMENTS

 

  • Daily alignment and adjustment class
  • Demonstration of asanas and more advanced asanas by category (standing closed-hip poses together, standing open-hip poses together, forward fold, backbends, twists, inversions) in a progressive way.
  • Enough time is given to practice and explore
  • Detailed study of how to get into the asana, how to modify, teaching beginners, what body part needs to be open, what body part needs to be strengthened for each posture
  • part needs to be strengthened for each posture
  • Hands on adjustments and its nuances. Focus on verbal and visual cues.

 

 

TEACHING SKILLS AND SEQUENCING

 

This is covered in 6 modules.

 

Module 1 : To understand the structure of a class and the fundamentals for a good yoga teacher.
Module 2 : Basic guidelines and principles of Alignment and Adjustments. Understanding different types of adjustments possible (active/passive/resistance/partner) and developing a deeper sense of touch, pressure, and body weight relative to receiving and giving adjustments.
Module 3 : Insights on how to maintain and 'hold space' while teaching different audiences and in different spaces/locations.
Module 4 : Art of Sequencing and Creating Flows
Module 5 : Preparation for Deeper Arm Balances and Inversions
Module 6 : Prenatal workshop

 

  • One of the significant aspects of the course is to gain confidence in teaching and share one's knowledge, experience, passion and energy
  • Many opportunities to teach from day one
  • Start teaching one-on-one and progress to teaching larger groups.
  • Will be guided on how to improve and enhance teaching skills
  • How to plan and structure a class
  • Opportunities to assist and adjust practitioners in asana classes
  • Discover on the path YOUR unique personal style
  • Regular feedback from the lead teacher and assistant teachers
  • Planning and structuring a class based on student requirements
  • Dealing with injuries and safety precautions

 

PRANAYAMA & MEDITATION

 

You will learn

  • the theory and practice of all important seven Pranayama practic
  • to practice Pranayama along with bandhas and mudras
  • Take the practice to a deeper and next level
  • the theory and practice of Jala Neti (Nasal cleansing technique)
  • to practice different Meditation techniques (Breath based meditations, Mantra meditation, Mudra meditation, Vipassana, Metta Meditation and Chakra Meditations)
  • chanting of mantras
  • tools to keep oneself motivated to practice
  • will be guided and encouraged to discover your own suitable meditation practice
  • daily practice throughout the course
  • minimum one yoga nidra practice per week
  • two intense breath work practice sessions
  • personal guidance and help

PHILOSOPHY

 

The Yoga Philosophy section covers the following topics and in addition covers application of Philosophy in asana practice and daily life. There will be a number of interactive sessions to understand complex philosophical concepts.

  • Review of topics covered in 200hr TTC. Refresher of Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Understanding of Karma and Dharma at a deeper level.
  • Historical and cultural background of Bhagavad Gita
  • Bhagavad Gita : A complete overview and its application to life and asana class.
  • Learning of different life tools through Bhagavad Gita
  • Ethics for a yoga teacher
  • Yogic lifestyle for the modern world
  • Guided group discussion based on issues related to yoga
  • Basics of Ayurveda and the concept of Doshas
  • Emotional Empowerment and Emotional Self-sufficiency through applied Yoga Philosophy

 

BUSINESS OF YOGA

 

In this class, your teachers will guide you through how to develop your career as a yoga teacher setting up your own studio, school or a yoga retreat centre, marketing strategies, advertising and PR, ethics in yoga business, building network with other yoga teachers, schools, studios and retreats, among other related topics.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

 

You are eligible to apply if you hold a 200 hour YTTC in any style of yoga from any YA registered yoga school. It is suggested that you must have a minimum 50 hours of teaching experience or practicing yoga for at least one year, to be able to gain the most from this course

 

CERTIFICATION

 

You will receive a 300-hour certificate eligible to be registered with Yoga Alliance US as RYT-300 or RYT 500 over a 200-hr certificate recognised from Yoga Alliance US.

 

TENTATIVE DAILY SCHEDULE

 

06.30 – 08.30 Asana Practice

08.30 – 08.45. Tea break

08.45 – 10.00 Chanting, Pranayama & Meditation

10.00 – 11.00 Brunch

11.00 – 13.00. Philosophy / Anatomy

13.00 – 14.30. Free Time

14.30 – 16:30. Workshops on Alignment, Adjustment, Techniques, Student Teaching.

16:30 – 16:45. Tea Break

16.45 – 18.00. Asana Practice / Student Teaching

18.00 – 19.00. Posture Clinics / workshops / student teaching

19:00 – 20.00. Dinner

19:45 – 21.00. Satsang (weekly twice)

 

*Saturday classes are up to 5PM. Sundays off unless it is a closing day.