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Course Description

The 200 hour & 300 hour Teacher's Training Courses in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga offered at Ashtanga Yoga Mysore are a month long intensive programs. Your previous experience in Yoga is definitely a plus to attend and complete this course successfully.  This course is designed holistically covering Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Meditation, Pranayama, Philosophy, Yoga Anatomy, Diet and Nutrition, Ayurveda and more conducted by different teachers who are masters in their respective fields.
This course is suitable for both beginners as well as experienced practitioners.
All the asanas are taught in detail and the group size being small (every batch is limited to 12 students only) you will get more attention from the teachers.
This Yoga Alliance RYT 200/300 hour certification is an internationally recognized certification allowing successful students to teach worldwide. It meets and exceed 200/300-Hour Yoga Alliance Standards. Students can immediately apply for the internationally recognized RYT-200/300 status with Yoga Alliance after they complete this course successfully.
SYLLABUSTOPICSTechniques Training/Practice
(100 Hours)Asana
Chanting Teaching Methodology
(25 Hours)Art of Adjustment
Art of Teaching
Anatomy and Physiology
(20 Hours)Yoga and Human Spine
Connective Tissue details
Abdomino-Pelvic anatomy and KinesiologyYoga Philosophy
(30 Hours)Patanjali Yoga Sutras
Diet and Nutrition
(20 Hours)Students Teaching Asanas Alignment & Teaching Techniques DAILY SCHEDULEMONDAY - FRIDAY06.30 - 07.30Meditation07.30 - 09.30Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice (Led Class)09.30 - 10.00Breakfast10.00 - 11.00Asanas Theory, Teaching Methodology 11.00 - 13.3013.30 - 15.00Lunch & Study Break 15.00 - 16.30Yoga Anatomy / Philosophy / Diet 16.30 - 17.30Pranayama (Theory & Practice)19.00 - 20.00Dinner
DAILY SCHEDULESATURDAY07.30 - 09.30Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice (Mysore Style)09.30 - 10.00Breakfast10.00 - 12.00Asanas Alignment & Teaching Techniques

Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series

Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series (also known as the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), literally means yoga therapy. This when practiced regularly heals all sickness and purifies your body in preparation for deeper Yogic practice - both physical as well as meditative.

Salamba Sarvangasana
Urdvha Padmasana
Uttana Padasana
Urdhva Dandasana
Sirsasana Balasana
Yoga Mudrasana
10 Steps
18 Steps STANDING POSTURES Padangusthasana
Pada Hastasana
Utthita Trikonasana A, B
Utthita Parsvakonasana A,B
Prasarita Padottanasana A,B,C,D
Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
Virabhadrasana I
Virabhadrasana II SITTING POSTURESDandasana
Paschimottanasana A,B,C
Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
Trianga Mukaikapada Paschimottanasana
Janu Sisrasana A,B,C
Marichyasana A,B,C,D
Paripurna Navasana
Supta Kurmasana
Garbha Pindasana
Baddha Konasana A,B
Upavista Konasana A,B
Supta Konasana
Supta Padangustasana
Ubhaya Padangustasana
Urdvha Mukha Paschimottanasana
Setu Bandhasana
Urdvha Dhanurasana

Recommended books for reading :

  Yoga Mala - Sri Pattabhi Jois.   Light on Yoga - BKS Iyengar.   Asana, pranayama, Mudra, Bandha - Swami Satyananda Saraswati.   Learn more about Pranayamas, Patanjali Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, vedas, upanishads and Yoga Anatomy.   Yoga Anatomy - Leslie Kaminoff.   The Original Yoga - Shyam Ghosh.

Packing List :

  Key Documents: Passport, Travel Tickets, Money for additional expenses, Credit Card   Clothes, Shoes & Accessories : Comfortable yoga clothes, LED Flashlight, Light Rain Jacket, Water bottles, Sun glasses, Bath towel   Toiletries : Sun Screen, Face wash, Hair brush   Miscellaneous : Prescribed medicines (if any), Laptop, Camera, Phone charger, international adaptor, Ear plugs

In addition to the above lists, bring what you would normally bring for a vacation. Do not worry if you miss something (barring Key Documents!) as they are easily available to buy here.

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

To drop deep into the practices and connect with my true nature... Alison

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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