200 hr Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training

  • Kranti Yoga Kranti Yoga
  • Canacona, Goa, INDIA
  • Jan 25 - Feb 15, 2019 (22 days)
  • Beachfront Bijou - €3,075.00 Beachfront Cottage - €3,075.00 Garden 4 - Share - €1,850.00 Garden 6-Share - €1,800.00 Garden Single Cottage - €2,550.00 Garden Twin Share Cottage - €2,325.00 Non Residential (Includes…

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The Kranti Yoga Teacher Training course is a comprehensive Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour program that runs over 3 weeks in beautiful Patnem Beach, South Goa. Although intensive, the course is presented with a progressive approach to Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. The course is a stepping stone to becoming a yoga teaching professional and the training itself will give you a solid foundation in Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow Yoga.

The course is a stepping stone to becoming a yoga teaching professional and provides participants with a solid foundation in Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Yoga and the Ashtanga Primary Series.  The program is presented in a fun, relaxed, modern and progressive environment, however, students should be prepared to be mentally and physically challenged.

Sample Daily Schedule

06:30 – 08:30  Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga: Primary Series (Self-practice / Led class)

08:30 – 09:30  Pranayama followed by Meditation / Kriyas

09:30 – 10:30  Breakfast

10:30 – 13:00  Anatomy & Alignment class

13:00 – 14:00  Lunch

14:00 – 14.45  Self Study

14:45 – 16:15  Teaching methodology / Yoga Philosophy

16.15 – 16.30  Afternoon Snacks & Fruit

16:30 – 18:00   Technical Workshop (Back-Bending, Transitions, Arm Balancing, Inversions) Yin Yoga or Ashtanga Flow

19:00 – 20:00  Dinner

20:00 – 21:00  Supervised Study

 

Course objectives –

  • Develop your own personal daily practice (Ashtanga Primary Series and Vinyasa Flow)
  • Practice pranayama and learn how to develop a personal practice
  • Learn kriyas, mudras and meditation practice.
  • Learn about the skeletal and muscular systems and how this affects your practice, as well as teaching
  • Study the Patanjali Yoga Sutras and learn how to incorporate them into your daily practice and life
  • Learn how to structure a class and then incorporate all these components into designing your own class.
  • Learn to teach this class to your peers in a small group environment and then you will teach this class to your peers as your assessment

Asanas (Led & Mysore Style) and Anatomy/Alignment

The program offers a strong foundation in Ashtanga and Vinyasa flow. Concentrating on the correct alignment of the postures that make up the Primary Series with a focus on offering modifications to suit practitioners of all levels and abilities.

In addition to learning proper alignment for each posture in the Primary Series, you will also focus on how to modify your own practice as well as your students, when needed.  You will learn how to identify when these modifications are needed and as well as preparation techniques to help improve the practice both for yourself and your students.

These classes are delivered by one of our Senior Teachers and supported by several of our Assistant Teachers to ensure that each individual receives attention throughout the class.

The aim is that you build on prior knowledge of anatomy, whatever level that may be, and leave with a greater awareness of your own body. During these classes, you will also focus on how to modify your own practice (if needed) identifying your weaknesses. The teachers will help you identify such areas and give you preparation techniques. During week two, you will be ready to begin practicing by yourself; Mysore-style classes. The teacher will no longer lead the class, you will complete the series, together with your peers, with your own breath count and in your own time. You will be supported by your Senior teacher and assistant teachers who will check alignment, help you deepen the posture and adjust you if available. Self practice is a great way for your teachers to help you personalise your development.

Pranayama – (Breathing Techniques)

From the first moment you step onto your mat, you will be encouraged to bring awareness to your breath. In Ashtanga, the ujjayi breath initiates the movement from one posture to the next. You will learn to use the rhythm of this breath to progress through your practice. In addition, you will also learn 4 further Pranayama techniques that will help you clear your mind, improve your lung capacity plus a range of other mental and physical benefits. This is an important aspect of yoga that is often overlooked, but should always follow a physical practice. Tutorials will explain the theory accompanying these breathing techniques, enabling you to practice effectively during guided classes. During these classes, you will also cover Kriyas (cleansing) and Mudras (energy seals).

Teaching Methodology

You will start to teach your peers during the first week of your training. You will instruct each other on a one-on-one basis by breaking down the fundamentals of a yoga class, from here you will progress to writing and delivering your own class. Each session, there will be tools provided for you to develop your teaching skills, facilitating you to build your own yoga class that you will deliver during the final week. The teaching methodology sessions include: opening a class, sequencing, instructions, relaxation techniques, corrections and adjustments, modifications. Students always find this a particularly memorable experience as the majority of them will teach for the first time. Participating in each others classes and providing constructive feedback for your peers is a great way to learn and this supports the ethos that learning is sharing.

Yoga Philosophy

Classical yoga philosophy is interwoven throughout the program and you will be introduced to Patanjalis yoga sutras, allowing you to make your own comparisons of classical and contemporary yoga, posing the question: What is yoga? These sessions are a great time for philosophical debates and indeed provide a welcome insight into the views of your fellow students. Each yoga class will have a spiritual message that will allow you to understand how you can incorporate philosophy into practice. Hari Krishna will deliver a talk on yoga in Gita, a beloved Indian text from which many lessons can be learned.


Event Highlights

  • 300 HR YTTC IN VINYASA FLOW & ADJUSTMENTS
  • Kranti Yoga is delighted to offer you a 300h hrs residential course
  • accredited by the Yoga Alliance.
  • This residential 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course is a comprehensive Yoga Alliance approved program that runs over 4 weeks along with a Distance Learning Project to complete beforehand. The program is an intensive course that presents a fusion of Indian tradition and contemporary thinking in a fun and progressive environment.
  • Students must have already completed a 200-Hr YTTC either at Kranti Yoga or another Yoga Alliance registered school. If your 200 hour certification is not Ashtanga Yoga or Vinyasa Flow, it is advisable that you have an insight into both of these types of yoga.

Venue Highlights

KRANTI YOGA SCHOOL AND BEACH VILLAGE
Kranti Yoga School and Beach Village Resort is located in the very heart of Patnem. It is a 5000-square-meter area operating as a Yoga Village, having access to both the beach and the roadside. Yoga Village comprises of 2 campuses: Moksha, meaning liberation or release which is our ocean view campus. Sattva, meaning purity or reality which is our garden view campus. These are located next to each other with Moksha situated right on the beach and Sattva directly behind it.

Moksha: Ocean View Village Resort

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping
  • Bicycles For Rent

Schedule

Typical Daily Schedule
6:30 - 7:00 am Mantra Chanting
7:00 - 9:00 am Vinyasa Flow/Ashtanga Yoga
9:00 - 10:00 am Meditation / Pranayama / Kriyas
0:00 - 11:00 am Breakfast
11.00 - 1:00 pm Anatomy of Alignment Classes / Adjustment Workshop
1:00 - 1:40 pm Lunch
1:40 - 2:40 pm Yoga Philosophy/Ayurveda
2:45 - 4:15 pm Vinyasa Flow Teaching Methodology
4:30 - 6:00 pm Technical Workshops
7:00 - 8:00 pm Dinner

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

A typical daily menu:

Breakfast

Turmeric Ginger oats (water based)

Caramalized Nuts

Raw Nuts

Seasonal Fruit Salad

Poached Eggs

Bhaaji (type of various beans)

Pancakes

(vegan available)

Yogurt/Curd

Lunch

Carrot and Lime Soup

Homemade Spiced Bread (Vegan)

Mint & Pea Brown Rice

Basmati Rice

Dhal (Lentil Curry)

Veggie Burger

Seasonal Salad

Mushroom Garlicky

Penne in a Coconut Cream Sauce



Dessert

Seasonal Fruit Salad



Snack Time

Energy (Protein) Balls

Spinach Pakora

Samosa

French Fries



Dinner

Basil Chickpea Hummus

Olive Brown Rice

Roasted vegetables (Steamed available)

Vegetable Manchurian

Pasta with Housemade Tomato & Basil Sauce

Spinach Zucchini Pasta



Dessert

Coconut Papaya Ice Cream

Banana Bread

Chocolate Banana Pie (Cashew Crust)


Accommodations

Moksha houses 29 cottages, 10 of which are beach front and prime location for the Village. All these cottages have stunning views of Patnem Beach and are right next to the Arabian Sea in the shade of luscious palm trees. Another 13 cottages are located in Sattva, along with 4-bed shared cottages. These are amongst the mangroves and surrounding our original shala, the heart of The Yoga Village. All of our cottages are fully equiped with everything you will need to make yourself feel at home. Each garden cottage is 28 – 30 square-meters and has its own porch, hammock and swinging chair. Here you can sit, relax and enjoy refreshments from our onsite Indian kitchen whether you are overlooking the ocean or within our garden.

The Yoga Village is decorated with glimmering lights and vibrantly coloured muslin. Swinging beds await your enjoyment along with many other cosy places to take chai, study, chat, sunbathe - the choice is yours. Many of these places are fitted with fans to keep you cool during the midday heat.

The village has an eco friendly solar power supply, providing hot water and electricity throughout the day. Facilities also include washing machines for your laundry, beach towels, cleaning products for you to maintain your room and housekeeping services.

Cottages are available on a single/double or sharing basis and dormitories are on a 4 person sharing basis.

Accommodation Features
1. Hot water
2. Wifi throughout the Yoga Village
3. Mosquito net
4. Porch with hammock and swing seat
5. 24 hr security
7. Daily cleaner, on request
8. Warm bedding, fresh beadsheets, wash towel, hand towel, beach towel, toilet paper, hand wash
9. Fully equipped spacious western bathroom with shower and toilet
10. Huts made of completely natural materials
11. Free phone for local calls
12. Security locker
13. Communal fridge
14. Washing machine (extra charge)
15. Herbal teas and drinking water available all day

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