Power of Posture: An Asana and Assisting YTT 100

About This Event

Power of Posture: Asana and Assisting is a 10-day residential course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India. It qualifies as one of our three modules toward the 500-hour RYT designation. In this very practical course you will learn a number of postures to add to your teaching repertoire including restorative options and full variations. The program will also focus on hands on adjustments and assists to help teachers become more confident to take students to a deeper or more supported place in the pose. We will explore further cleansing techniques from the Hatha Yoga Pradipika to help detoxify the body in preparation for deeper asana work. And, you will hone your knowledge of structural anatomy as it informs your practice. An important part of teaching is the art of sequencing – Vishva-ji will share important features of advanced sequence design for flow classes. Participants will design and teach a full-length upper-intermediate Akhanda class. This course will enable graduates to more confidently move into workshop teaching and facilitation.

Program Outline

Asana ~ the technique, benefits and contraindication of a myriad of intermediate/advanced asana

Assisting and Adjusting ~ Detailed workshops on hands-on techniques

Cleansing Kriyas ~ Sutra neti, kunjan kriya and shankprakshalan kriya

Anatomy ~ Delve into structural anatomy and how it informs our teaching

Art of Sequencing ~ Learn dynamic sequences for upper-intermediate Akhanda classes

Facilitation ~ Become more confident as a workshop facilitator

Practicum ~ Design and teach a dynamic Akhanda 2/3 class

Pre-Course Reading

Yogasana: The Encyclopedia of Yoga Poses by Yogrishi Vishvketu

Included Materials

Power of Posture manual

Course Requirement

Certified 200 hours Yoga Teacher or permission from our Head Trainer

Daily Schedule


5:15 – 5:45       Meditation

6:00 – 7:45       Yoga Class

8:00 – 8:30       Puja

8:30 – 9:00       Breakfast

9:15 – 12:15     Program Session

12:00 – 2:30     Lunch Break

2:30 – 5:45       Practical Topic

6:00 – 6:45       Dinner

7:00 – 8:00       Satsang and Kirtan




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