Shiva Shakti Power! A Classical Kundalini 100-hour Yoga Teacher Training
About This Event
This 10-day residential training course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India, offers a profound personal and professional development opportunity. Join Yogrishi (Vishva-ji) and Yog Sundari (Julia Anastasiou) to explore the chakras and the nadis of the energy body, learn dynamic asana, pranayama, mantra, mudra and meditation to purify and expand the pranic field, as well as tools to support advanced yoga practices. You will also learn Classical Kundalini sequencing and do a teaching practicum so that upon graduation, you will be certified to teach Akhanda’s Classical Kundalini classes. You will come away deeply revitalized and with the confidence to bring these advanced Tantric practices home to support both you and your students. Teachers will get a certificate for 100 CEU hours.
Tantra ~ the History & Philosophy
Shiva and Shakti ~ Study of the Energy Body
The Chakras ~ Energy, Imagery, Mantra and Meditation
Anatomy and how it relates to the Kundalini practice
Techniques ~ Detailed study of asana, pranayama and mudra
Meditations from the Tantric scriptures
Methodology ~ Learn to teach safely to bring bliss and harmony
Dinacharya ~ Daily tools to support advanced energetic practices
Practicum ~ Teach and get feedback on a full-length Classical Kundalini class
Graduates will be eligible for 100-hours of continuing educational units (90 contact hours). This module is part of our YTT 300 modular program.
Classical Kundalini Manual
Swara Yoga, by Swami Muktibodhananda
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
Shiva Shakti Power is designed to be an intensive Ashram residential experience, providing you with an experiential and practical understanding of Classica Kundalini Yoga. There is a day off in the middle of the course with just morning practice and meditation on that day, meaning the course takes place of 11 days.
5:15 - 5:45 Meditation
6:00 - 7:45 Yoga Class
8:00 - 8:30 Fire Puja
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:15 - 12:15 Program Session
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
2:30 - 5:45 Techniques and Practicum
6:00 - 6:45 Dinner
7:00 - 8:00 Satsang and Kirtan
Venue HighlightsVisit us in Rishikesh – City of Yoga! Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the north end of Rishikesh Village is a special place for Yoga and Meditation. Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram hosts the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training programs with three to four YTT 200, one YTT 300 and several advanced 100-hour modules each year. The Ashram has ongoing self-styled retreats available all year when spots are available.
AccommodationsWe have shared double occupancy rooms with two single beds, an attached bathroom and shelves and night tables for your convenience. All guests have access to two yoga classes a day, morning fire puja and evening kirtan 2 - 3 times a week. We also have bright common spaces, a garden, rooftop terrace and two sofa sitting rooms for your use.
- Free Wifi
- Yoga Studio
- Ceremony Space
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free
Menu/CuisineBreakfast may be oatmeal, apple samosa or parantha with apple, banana, papaya and other seasonal fruits. Herbal tea is also served and there is the option of milk. Lunch and dinner consist of rice and/or chapatti, dal (moong, kidney beans, chick peas or pinto) and vegetable stew (pumpkin, cauliflower, carrot and pea, okra or mixed vegetables).
DirectionsYou can get to the Ashram most easily by flying into Dehradun Airport. The Ashram can arrange for a car to pick you up, or just take a taxi.
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Jaana Kokkonen November 10, 2019
One of the best course i’v ever done. Teachers who know what they are talking about and teach from their heart. Loving, accepting and nurturing athmosphere trough out the course. Time to integrate, time to rest, time to learn. Rest, digest, reproduce.
Elizabeth Leenheer June 10, 2019
This retreat was the very best “vacation” I have ever had. Everything about is was perfect; beautiful and serene location, charming rooms, helpful staff and remarkable food all aligned for transformation! I have never felt so whole, welcome and accepted. Vishva’s presence is so powerful; he left me feeling inspired, empowered and motivated to be my optimal self, every moment. His intention landed, the simple instructions he gave have changed my life; still glowing two weeks later. I did not know it was possible to love yoga more, after this retreat I am more determined to practice, share and honour this ancient and sacred medicine. Grateful for the experience and for my Guru. So much love. Namaste.
Adam Herdman June 05, 2019
Another amazing year!! As Yoga is a practice so are yoga retreats. I feel like I am getting better and better at understanding what I need to get out of this retreat and how to do that. Prior to the retreat I was suffering a malaise I couldn't shake, simple tasks were difficult and, at the pace I was going, true contentedness seemed achievable only through the course of many lives. Post the retreat my battery feels charged and most things in my daily life as a common "householder" feel quite effortless. I walked down a street on the Monday after the retreat that I always walk after work. I was simply amazed by the amount of things I was observing, smelling and feeling, my senses were uniquely alive and my head was, for once, quiet. I was seeing everything, observing the world, I felt like a part of it. I saw every bike on every balcony of the apartment buildings. I noticed beautiful painting jobs on houses that I have never noticed before and I gave and received as many smiles as I have in the past 11 months combined. I was resting in my true nature!! It was really nice. I eagerly look forward to next years retreat and will earnestly continue on with the progress I made this year. Namaste!