Our 200 hour TTC is perfect for anyone from beginners looking to enhance their physical and mental wellbeing through yoga to more experienced yogis looking to start a rewarding career as a yoga teacher. As this is an internationally recognised qualification, certified through Yoga Alliance, it gives you an opportunity to teach anywhere in the world.
For us Yoga is way more than just postures and stretching. Indeed there are many health benefits and one gets a great workout as part of their yoga practice but Yoga isn’t a mere workout. It’s a complete system of self development that’s capable of enhancing one’s physical, mental, emotional wellbeing.
The 200 hour TTC course will take you through a timeless and systematic learning process used for centuries.
Our students will gain a thorough understanding of all the fundamental aspects of yoga in the most holistic sense. We’ll cover all aspects of yoga from the most outer (bahirang) such as asana, pranayama and shat kriyas that’ll enhance your physical health and wellbeing to the most subtle and meditative (antaranga) aspects which will help you discover a sense of deep peace and stability within. Upon completing this course you will have gained a solid foundation in the traditional Hatha Yoga as well as the more popular styles such as Ashtanga Vinyasa and Kundalini Yoga.
This will give a sound understanding of how some of the modern styles such as Power Yoga, Hot Yoga, and Yin Yoga have evolved from traditional Hatha Yoga. With the grounding you’ll gain through the fundamentals taught in the course, you’ll be able to confidently adapt to any style you choose to explore further.
30 DAYS PROGRAM / ACTIVITIES
200hours Indian Traditional Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course has a duration of 30days (4 weeks). This program has been divided into 5 modules:
Asanas(Posture): You will learn to practice and teach different variations of asanas. The main ones taught are traditional Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa. You’ll also learn about the key principles pertaining to each posture, such as the teaching progressions, modifications, correcting common mistakes, adjustments, adaptations and contraindications. We’ll cover all the types of asanas listed below:
Different Meditative Asanas
Forward and Backward Bends
Prone and Supine Pose
Adjustment: Adjustment is a key skill for a yoga teacher in order for them to help their students progress. You’ll learn how to identify and correct mistakes and help your students overcome obstacles in their asana practice in a systematic way. A great deal of emphasis is given on professional conduct and how to adjust people by giving them pointers mainly verbally so that instruction is non-invasive and hands off where possible.
Pranayama(Breath Control Techniques): Loosely translated as breathing exercises, Pranayama essentially means controlling the pranas (vital life force). This is one of the most powerful tools for relaxation and stress management. You’ll learn how to slow down and deepen your breath which in turn will help to relax your mind. At more advanced levels, you’ll Learn how to incorporate these breathing techniques into your asana practice and from there eventually into your daily life.
ShatKarmas(Six Cleansing Action Techniques): These yogic cleansing practices from Hatha Yoga will be integrated into the morning schedule and will work in conjunction with the asana practices. These simple practices are essentially detoxifying and bring your vital organs in harmony and balance.
Yogic Mudras: Stimulate different parts of the body by regulating the flow of prana through various energy centres. These are practised mainly during the Pranayama and meditation sessions.
Bandhas(Energy Locks): Helps to regulate the flow of energy and helps in meditation. Their anatomical effects will be taught too.
Meditation: You will cover a range of meditation techniques that will help build concentration and focus in your daily practice. Techniques include Subconscious Cleansing Technique, Candlelight Meditation, Mantra Meditation etc.
Mantras Chanting: A range of Vedic mantras are chanted in every practical as well as philosophy sessions including the Gayatri Mantra and many more that helps explore inner peace.
Anatomy & Physiology: In 200hr TTC course, we study basic concepts of Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic practices such as:
Formation of Body, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Nervous System, Structure of Spinal Cord. Effect of different movements of Asanas on Spinal Cord.
Physical and Mental Effects of kriya, Pranayama, Asanas and Meditation.
Anatomy of the chakras, nadis and the application of chakras energy in the practice of Yoga.
Yoga Philosophy:The main attraction and highlight of the 200hr course is the yoga philosophy module. This is one of the most fascinating sides of yoga and our students can’t get enough of it. You’ll learn the basic philosophy, concepts and history of yoga. The module will cover all the main Indian schools of philosophy and viewpoints as well as insights from modern research and ways in which the essence of this holistic life-view can be integrated into a modern lifestyle. We’ll also cover the following:
Yoga Sutras (Preface of Patanjali’s yoga Sutra): Study this important text based on the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga. In this, Patanjali describes how to make a connection with the body, mind and spirit.
Kriya Yoga a methodology to overcome Panch-klesha (5 causes of pain and miseries).
Raj yoga and Hatha yoga and Kundlaini Yoga.
Introduction to Yogic Diet.
Importance of Asanas and Pranayama in daily life.
Concept of Auras.
Concept of Mind and its different stages.
Teaching Methodology & Practice: This module will help you hone your teaching skills so that you’re able to enthuse your students about learning yoga from you. First stage is you observing a class given by one of our experienced yoga teachers. Once you’ve shadowed the teacher for a few times, you’ll be required to lead a number of classes .This class will give you the necessary practice and experience to go out in the real world and become a successful teacher that adds value to his or her students. Important aspects in Teaching Methodology:
Studying yoga lifestyle and the ethics of a yoga teacher and importance of yoga teacher.
Studying the mental attitude and presence of the teacher.
The seat of yoga teacher/teaching as service/why we teach/creating a sacred space.
Ethical guidelines for the student teacher relationship.
Creating a class/Sequencing/General teaching points:
How to organize a class.
Basic principles of sequencing the class.
Principles of great teaching.
Creating a class plan.
Teaching progressively focusing on alignment principles.
How to handle student as a teacher.
Teacher and Student relationship.
Time Management of Class.
CURRICULUM / CONTENT OF COURSE
1. Daily Vedic mantras Chanting.
2. Hatha Yoga Asanas
3. Ashtanga Vinyasa Asanas(Primary Series)
4. Guided Pranayama & Meditation Session
5. Indian Traditional Ashtanga & Hatha Yoga Philosophy
6. Anatomy & Physiology Session
7. Alignment & Adjustment Session
8. Special Stretching & Warm Up Sessions
9. Shatkarmas(Six Cleansing Actions)
10. Guided Self-Practice Sessions
11. Mindfullness Meditation
12. Yog Nidra
13. Cyclic Meditation
14. Moon Meditation
16. Power Yoga
18. Sunset Yoga
20. Special Iyengar Yoga Session
22. Laughing Yoga
4 WEEKS COURSE DETAILS:
A. ASHTANGA VINYASA ASANAS(Entire Primary Series) [Coverage: Practice, Alignment, Adjustment, Drishti & Breathing]: Students will be able to increase strength and flexibility of their physical body and prepare their mental level for further practice of Yoga. Ashtanga Vinyasa helps in bringing discipline to their practices and uniting body, mind and breath.
B. HATHA YOGA ASANAS(SERIES 1 to 6): Hatha Yoga practice helps to increase strength and flexibility of physical body as well as prepare for Ashtanga Vinyasa practice. Also helps to concentrate the mind. And this will also help students to gain comprehensive knowledge of yoga postures and prepare for further limbs of Yoga.
1. Surya Namaskara-C(12 counts)
2. Surya Namaskara-C (16 counts)
3. Chandra Namasakara
13. Ardh Padm Padahastasana
14. Ardh Chakrasana
18. Parivritta Trikonasana
19. Low Lunge / Anjaneyasana
20. High Lunge
21. Front Split / Hanumanasana
22. Side Split
24. Ardh Chandrasana
26. Butterfly Pose
27. Baddha Konasana
29. Janu Shirshsana
31. Parivritta Janushirshasana
32. Parivrtitta Paschimottanasana
34. Supt Vajrasana
37. Ek Pada RajKapotasana
38. Ardh Matsyendrasana
44. Akarsn Dhanurasana
46. Bhujangasana(with hand variations)
47. Triyaka Bhujangasana
50. Dolphin Prank
52. Purna Dhanurasana
53. Lumbar Stretch
54. Pawanmuktasana 1, 2 & 3
55. Ardh Halaasana
60. Padma Matsyaasana
Kindly Note: Level of asanas(basic, intermediate or advanced) will depend upon the trainees.
B. PRANAYAMA / BREATH CONTROLLING TECHNIQUES: Pranayama is next limb to Asanas. And it is must required step before moving to meditation. Helps to control mind by controlling breath. Brings harmony between mind and breath. It helps to purify the nadis(energy channels).
What is Pranayama?
Features of Pranayama
Preparation for Pranayama
Role of Pranayama in Yoga
Types of Pranayama
Guidelines to practice of Pranayama
Benefits of Pranayama
Bhastrika (Bellows Breathing)
Ujjai (Victorious Breath)
Surya Bhedana (Right Nostril)
Chandra Bhedana (Left Nostril)
Sitali (Cooling Breath)
Sitkari (Cooling Breath)
Bhramri (Humming Bee Breath)
Balance Inhalation & Exhalation
Practice of Initiation of Internal Retention for all Pranyamas
Increasing time for Internal Retention
Introduction to External Retention
C. MEDITATION: Meditation is a practice that helps to connect with one's ownself. Also, helps to acheive physical, mental and emotional serenity and peace. Meditation is the prior step to Samadhi. So, all other practices like Asanas, Pranyama aims for meditation. Helps in acheiving peace of mind and removes mental impurities.
Body Scan Meditation
Yog Nidra Level-1
Candle Light Meditation
D. SHATKARMAS / CLEANSING ACTION: These Shatkarmas are a part of Hatha Yoga. Used for detoxifying the body. Helps in cleaning the body from top to bottom. It is said if your physical body is unhealthy, then it will create obtructions in your path of Yoga. So, before moving to Asanas, Pranyama etc.. ; one must first detoxify his body in order to achieve full benefits of yogic practices. ALso, it is helpful in curing sinusitis, allergic, constipation, acidity, gastric, indigestion, cough related, eye infection and many such more problems.
Vamana Dhauti(Kunjal Kriya)
E. ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: Anatomy for Yoga is used to undertsnad the internal aspects of Yoga. While doin asanas, pranyama what preacutions one must keep in order to avoid any injuries and also understanding which asana is good for which problem. It also explains the working of above mentioned Shatkarmas. As well as techniques for breathing.
Definition of Anatomy
Definition of Physiology
Need of Anatomy for Yoga
Formation of Body
Introduction to Systems
Introdn to Respiratory System
Guidelines to Proper Breathing
Anatomy of Jal Neti
Benefits & Precautions of Jal Neti
Intordn to Digestive System
Anatomy of Shankh Prakshalan
Anatomy of Vamana Dhauti
Introdn to Circulatory System
Introdn to Nervous System
Anatomy of Trataka
Introdn to Endocrine System
Different Body Movements
F. TRADITIONAL ASHTANGA & HATHA YOGA PHILOSOPHY: Om Yoga specifically deals in Traditional ancient Yoga Philosophy. The need of this slot in TTC is very much required. Bceause without knowledge doing something is like walking blindly on a path. And also, Yoga is not just about asanas. It is much beyond this. Yoga incoroporates into our daily life. This we teach in our Philosophy sessions; that how we can make our life more happier and peaceful with the help of Yoga.
Definition of Yoga
History of Yoga
Types of Yoga
Necessity of Yoga
Physical, Mental & Spiritual Aspect of Yoga
Principles of Yoga
Concept of Auras
Importance of Thinking in our life
What is Mind?
4 Stages of Mind
Disturbances of Mind
3 Types of Body
Concept of Karmas
What is Ashtanga Yoga?
Introdn to Yog Sutras
Yamas & Niyamas(Ethics for Yoga)
What is Asanas?
Types & Categories of Asanas
Role of Asanas in Yoga
Pratyahara(Withdrawal of Senses)(5th limbo Ashtanga Yoga)
Dharana & Dhyana(6th & 7th limb)
Concentration & Meditation
Tips for Concentration
What is Meditation?
Tips for Meditation
Goal of Yoga
Definition of Hatha Yoga
Definition of Kundalini Yoga
G: TEACHING METHODOLOGY: As this is a Yoga TTC program. So, along with learning it for yourself, one has to also learn how to teach the classes. As teaching of Yoga is somewhat different from other common teachings, so in this slot we teach our students to learn how to become a good and qualitative Yoga Teacher.
Qualities of a Yoga Teacher
Physical & Mental State of a Teacher
Body & Facial Gestures
How to Handle the class
Management of Class
H: TEACHING PRACTICE: The last step of your Yoga TTC at our centre. Now, it is the time to show up your skills what you have learnt throughout your course from your teachers and how you will convey it to othera as a teachers by demonstrating it in front of your group members and your teachers.
I: EVALUATION CRITERIA: Last criteria of your Yoga TTC is assesment. Teachers will judge you based on your behavior, attentiveness in your classes etc..
SCHEDULE FOR COURSE
05:30 - 06:00am
Wake Up Time
06:00am - 06:30am
Cleansing Action(Jal Neti & Sut Neti)
06:30 - 08:00am
Hatha Yoga Session
08:00 - 09:00am
Alignment & Adjustment Session
09:00 - 09:45am
10:00 - 11:00am
11:00 - 12:00pm
Traditional Ashtanga & Hatha Yoga Philosophy
12:00 - 12:45pm
Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
01:00 - 01:30pm
04:00 - 05:00pm
05:30 - 07:00 pm
Ashtanga Vinyasa Asanas Session
07:00 - 07:45pm
Pranayama & Meditation Session
08:00 - 08:30pm
UPCOMING 200HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING COURSE STARTING DATES (2020-21)
Yoga Alliance, USA - Internationally recognized Certification Fee.
31 nights shared non - a.c Accomodation, Non-A.C Double Sharing room with attached toilet and hot water. NOTE: Our double sharing accomodation is based on availability. CHECK-IN: 1 day prior to the start of the course.
3 Times Meal(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
Herbal tea & RO Water.
Yoga Textbook, 1 notebook, 1 pen.
Cleansing Action Kit.
Wi - Fi.
Any kind of Sightseeing.
Extra meals , if required.
Ayurveda Body Spa.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT PROCEDURE
In order to enroll yourself for this course, follow below mention steps:
Click here : APPLY NOW.
This link will direct you to the Registration Form page. You have to fill that form and submit.
Upon submitting, you will get an email from our side containing link of advance booking amount (For outside India, it will be through Paypal. And for Indians, it will be through PayUMoney).
Clicking on that link, you have to transfer the registration fee of 100USD to book your seat. Please note that this Confirmation Fee is the part of the entire course fee.
Upon transferring the booking amount, you will receive confirmation mail from our side within 1-2 days mentioning confirmation of your seat at Om Yoga, Course Name, Check In & Check Out date, Course Start & End Date, Advance Booking Amount transferred, Pending Amount, What to bring along with while coming, etc... So, your seat has been confirmed now.
Pending balance fee can be paid upon arrival in cash(in any currency depending upon the rate of that particular day) or by card(Any Credit, Debit, Maestro, Visa, American Express card, etc..can be used; if your credit card has only permission of shopping limit from your bank side, it wont be used; 5% international transaction service charges extra applicable). Third Option is Online payment transfer (5% charges extra payable w&l
REFUND POLICY / CANCELLATION PROCEDURE:
The Advance Booking Fee is 100 USD(transaction charge 5.5% extra apllicable if booking is made through Paypal) . This booking amount will be non-refundable but may be transferred to any other upcoming Yoga Teacher Training course.
In any emergency, if you cannot come to our YTTC after paying the confirmation fee you can use it towards any future course or program or for any of your friends too within 1 year.
During your Yoga Retreat, your stay will be at Om Yoga International which is located in the most beautiful area of Tapovan, Rishikesh.This gives an opportunity to experience one of the most and affordable yoga retreat located at Laxman Chowk, 1 mins walk from Laxman Jhula & Ganges where one can enjoy the divine view of river Ganges and soothing sound of water coming from river Ganges along with refreshing air from the rooftop of ashram and the chirping sound of birds in the morning.
From the rooftop of the yoga building, you get a splendid view of nature and that makes this place a ideal spot to practice yoga. The Yoga Ashram is surrounded by cafes, organic grocery shops, local wares, shops to buy clothes and yoga gear,, restaurants and almost everything you’ll need to make your stay comfortable.
We have 30 rooms, 2 yoga halls plus 2 large rooftops for practicing yoga in the fresh air. All the rooms are double bedded with attached big size washrooms/ toilets. Students can choose private or shared accommodation according to their needs. We’ll provide the following - bedsheets, pillows, towels, blankets, kettle and toiletries.
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India is well known for its variety of food and rich taste of spices. Ayurveda teaches us how to balance our body with the help of food. We have specially designed our food menu as per the requirements of our yogic practices. We believe very strongly in the principle of "You are what you eat". Our kitchen team prepares food with love and care and hence the meals are healthy, wholesome, and tasty. Food is completely sattvic and the menu is designed with the physically demanding side of your yoga practice in mind. You'll be served three vegetarian meals a day - breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu is creative and balanced with proteins so you feel full and satisfied. We basically serve vegetarian food for our students and can cater for vegan diets as well. Upon request we can also provide:
Seasonal Fruits & Vegetable Juices
Ginger & Lemon Tea
Lemon Grass Tea
Indian Tea(upon demand)
TIMINGS OF MEALS:
Breakfast (08:30 - 09:30 am)
Lunch (12:30 - 01:45 pm)
Dinner (07:00 -08:00 pm)
HOW TO REACH OM YOGA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE IN RISHIKESH?
Arrival By Airplane:
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. It costs 4000 INR by personal cab from Delhi airport to our ashram in Rishikesh. Yoga Center can pick you up if you send your flight details in advance. Or, another option From Delhi airport you can take a domestic flight to Dehradun Airport (DED). Another option is to book your flight directly to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). From Dheradun airport to our ashram in Rishikesh, it will cost 800 INR.
Arrival By Train:
The best option is to reach Haridwar Junction railway station, is by road on a driven taxi or the so called tuktuks. From Delhi, the train ride takes approximately 5-7 hours, depending on the train. Haridwar is serviced by many trains from and to Delhi. From Haridwar railway station to our ashram in Rishikesh, it costs 1200INR by personal cab.
Arrival By Bus:
Buses to Haridwar-Rishikesh leave New Delhi from the Kashmiri Gate national bus stand approximately every hour. The bus ride takes about 6-8 hours and costs around 450-650 INR for air conditioned buses and 250-350 INR for buses without air conditioning. From Haridwar bus stand to our ashram in Rishikesh, it costs 1200INR by personal cab.
Arrival By Taxi / Cab:
Taxis are always available anywhere in India. The drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Haridwar-Rishikesh will take around six hours depending on the traffic conditions.