200-Hour Multistyle Yoga Teacher Training Course in Dharamsala - Yoga Alliance
- Banjaara Yoga and Ayurveda
- Dharamsala, India
- Apr 9, 2017 - May 6, 2017 (28 days)
- From $1290 to $1535
This teacher training program is suitable for everyone. Whether a beginner or an experienced yogi, this course will advance your level of practice, acquaint you with multi-styles of yoga, such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha and Creative Vinyasa, build confidence, help find your own style as a practitioner and voice as a teacher. It is designed to guide you through the path of Yoga and provide you with all the elements to teach others. Banjaara Yoga and Ayurveda Teacher Training Course is presented in a fun, relaxed, modern and progressive environment, without overlooking the key elements and values of the Yogic tradition. You will be encouraged to follow a healthy Ayurvedic lifestyle, in order to improve your overall well being. Banjaara courses on Yoga and Ayurveda are open to all, regardless of the age, culture, experience, country or level of fitness. They make sure that all students have the tools and equal opportunities to improve and learn to the best of their capabilities.
The combination of alignment based asana practice, yogic philosophy, mantra chanting, meditation and self-inquiry will build a foundation in Yoga Methodology, which will transform your practice and help you apply the Yogic values to every aspect of your life, empowering you and providing you with more vitality and personal freedom, as well as preparing you to teach others.
During this intensive course, you will gain knowledge on the following:
Philosophy, Meaning and Definition of Yoga and the Different Types of Yoga:
Origin and history of Yoga
Definition of yoga and its interpretation
Four paths of Yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga)
What is Hatha Yoga and its different components
Ashtanga Yoga and description if its eight components
Patanjali Yoga sutras, modifications of mind, meaning of OM
Lifestyle and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher
Different styles of Suryanamaskar (Sun salutations) with root mantra series
Different styles of Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutations)
Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series
Core Principles of Hatha Yoga practice
Structuring and sequencing a theme-based practice
Grouping the Asanas as per following types: standing asanas, balances, side bending, forward bending, back bending, twisting, arm balances, inversions, finishing postures, and relaxation asanas
Modified practices to suit all needs
Full health assessment on Asanas
Alignment and adjustments of Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa asanas
Study of traditional and modern concepts of Vinyasa
Sequencing and teaching Creative Vinyasa Flow
Special classes on Ayurveda for Pre-natal, Partner Yoga, Yoga Therapy
Point to point full body relaxation technique
Minor and major chakra relaxation
Deep causal body relaxation
Science of Breath (Pranayama), Mudras, Bandhas and Kriyas:
What is Pranayama?
Types of Prana
What are ida, pingala and shushumna?
Types of Kumbhaka
Different types of breathing techniques
Kapalbhati, Nadi Shodhan, Bramhari, Ujjayi, Bhastrika and more
Importance of yogic breathing
Different ratios of breathing with the practice of Kumbhaka
Meaning, types and practice of Mudras and Bandhas and Kriyas
Mantra Chanting and learning to read Devnagiri Script
Art of Alignment and Adjustment Workshops:
Workshops on hip opening, back bending, forward bending, side bending, balancing, twisting, inversions and arm balances Asana (postures)
Mantra Yoga and its importance:
What is OM?
What does mantra mean?
Types of starting and closing Mantras for Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Creative Vinyasa
How to create positive vibration or energy with mantra yoga
Includes both human anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.)
Benefits and contraindication of asanas
Introduction to Ayurveda
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teachings, hearing and giving feedback, assisting students while someone else is teaching
Students will learn to give hands on adjustment
Teaching Methodology and Techniques:
Principles of demonstration
Observing, assisting and correcting
Teaching in pairs, small groups and big groups
Instructions, teaching styles, qualities and responsibility of a teacher
Art of Touch:
Voice projection and floor presence
Planning and structuring a class
Dealing with injuries and safety precautions
Business and Legal Aspect of Yoga:
Career as a teacher
Setting up your own studio
Marketing strategy, advertising and PR
Ethics in yoga business
Building network with other yoga teachers, schools, studios and retreats
You are able to choose from cozy double rooms, for single or double occupancy. All rooms have attached bathrooms with hot water and Wi-Fi access. Three Vegetarian Meals per day will be provided. Nearby local market, restaurants, and trekking routes to the peaks and waterfalls.
Organized trips to nearby attractions
Free Airport Pick up/Drop Off
You will be served three sattvic vegetarian meals daily.
The following meals are included:
Things to do (optional)
- - Paragliding
- Organized trips to nearby attractions
- Kirtan & Satsang
- Dalai Lama Temple Visit
- Dalai Lama Lectures (According to His Holiness Schedule)
- Ayurvedic Treatments
- Tibetan Treatments
- Visiting the local markets
- Visiting the local Temples
- Cooking Classes
- Indian Music Classes
- Macrame Classes
Bhagsu is a beautiful small town at the feet of the Himalayan Mountain, located just 15min walk from McLeod Ganj(Upper Dharamsala), the worldwide known residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Set in a priviledge place with breath taking views of the highest mountain range of the world, this spiritual place, surrounded by forests and gifted with beautiful trek paths, waterfalls and pure and fresh air is perfect for the practice of yoga, spiritual development and the discovery of the Indo-Himalayan culture by the hand of its friendly local villagers. Despite being a meeting point for travellers and spiritual seekers from all over the world, Bhagsu still have the feel of a small town community with its own vibe and spirit, making it just the right place for those wanting to engage into spritual practices, relaxation and self healing.
- Tution Fee, transfer to/from Dharamsala airport, accommodation, yogic food, course Materials such as Kriya Kit, Yoga Notebooks on Philosophy, Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Anatomy, Business of Yoga, Sequencing, Mantra Chanting and more.
- One day trek to Triund
- Eligibility to Register with Yoga Alliance as an RYT-200 Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa & Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Upon Completion
What's not included
How to get there
Bus, Train or Flight options available. Please contact us for a detailed description on how to get to our school.
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