300 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Programme
RYS Ojashvi Yoga Shala has carefully chosen the modules of yoga teacher training programme based on traditional teachings of hatha yoga with blend of contemporary teachings of world renowned yoga traditions in line with 300 hours standards of Yoga Alliance USA.
Name of the course
Alliance certified 300 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course.
The syllabus is made to fulfil the objectives containing philosophical and practical aspects of the Yoga with emphasis on the allied sciences including the therapeutics of yoga. Syllabus of Yoga Teacher Training Course consists of the following.
1. Techniques, Training and Practice
The daily practical training of teacher training program involves the advanced study and practice of the following yogic techniques or practices with their brief theoretical knowledge about the importance of the name, the technique, salient points, precautions to be taken and advantages of each of the following Yogic practices including the techniques of alignment and assistance.
Shatkarmas (Cleansing Techniques)
Asanas/Postures (Selected Asanas in Hatha Yoga)
Bandhas (Energy locks)
Meditative relaxation e.g yoga nidra
Meditation.& mantra chanting
Mechanics for adjustments of advanced asanas
Prevention of injuries and safety in advanced asana practice
Study and practice of panchakarma and pain relieving techniques
2. Teaching Methodology
In this module students will learn and experience the teaching skills of presentation & practice of advanced level teaching in yoga
Communication skills in yoga teaching practice such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries
Teachings skills to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations in group set up to the possible extent.
Elements of yoga class management and Qualities of an advanced yoga teacher
Communication skills in teaching yoga
Principles and methods of teaching yoga
Lesson planning in yoga : Selection and sequencing of advanced yoga practices
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting
The student learning process
Educational tools of yoga teaching
Business aspect of yoga
3. Anatomy and Physiology
Students will learn about the structure, parts/process and functions of different systems including nervous system & endocrinal system and the effects of yoga practices on these systems.
Bio dynamics and bio mechanics of yogic practices in relationship to anatomy and physiology and their applications.
Anatomy and physiology of yogic practices in health and disease.
Therapeutics of yoga practices and their applications in the prevention of disease and promotion of health
Common pathologies and disorder of all major systems including symptoms and management with the help of yoga practices and principles.
Energetic anatomy and physiology of yoga and their relevancy in health and Ayurveda.
Health and yoga: Definition, meaning, concept of health in yoga, importance and role of yoga and yogic diet and nutrition in maintaining holistic health.
Students will also learn role of yoga in maintaining Holistic health through the understanding curative preventive and promotive aspects of yoga as natural health care measures through the applied anatomy and physiology with applied yoga.
4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers
Philosophical perspectives of yoga
Yogic life and ethical preparation
Human values and professional ethics in yogic life
Yogic concepts and techniques in Patanjala Yoga Sutra for promoting mental Health
Schools of yoga: Foundations of philosophy of schools of yoga with respect to their practices and principles and its relevance in yoga
Philosophy of Hatha Yoga: Hatha yoga traditions and sadhana, development of hatha yoga in modern times
Hatha Yoga and its pre-requisites: Badhaka Tattva (Obstacles) and Sadhaka Tattva (Facilitatory factors) in hatha yoga
Hatha yoga principles and practices: Curriculum of classical hatha yoga. Its scope and significance of yoga in modern life.
Philosophy of Bhagavad-Gita: Significance of Bhagavad Gita as a synthesis of yoga and its relevance in yoga
Yogic Diet and Nutrition: Importance of yogic diet in Yog Sadhana and its role in healthy living
Philosophy of Ayurveda: Introduction to Ayurveda and significance of panchakarma in Ayurveda and shatkarma in yoga
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing and giving feedback. Also, includes assisting students while someone else is teaching, presentations and group discussions
This Syllabus in addition to the previous training in RYS 200
Yoga Teacher Training will contribute for the credentials of RYS 500
Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course.