200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh – India

The 200 hour yoga teacher training in India is a 4 week course recognized by Yoga Alliance USA and has RYS certification with E-RYP faculty.

The Neo Yoga specialized 200 hour Teacher Certificate course is a Yoga Alliance certified 200 hour Level I certification program carefully designed after years of experience & practice for all level yoga aspiring students who want to deepen their practice as well as for those students who wish to become teachers themselves and impart yoga education to the world. This course is an excellent opportunity to learn more fundamentals and traditional yoga in India.

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Our 200 hour yoga teacher training courses (bookings open for 200 hour Yoga course in India 2016 & 2017) offers a in-depth study of all kinds of techniques like asana (posture), pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, sequencing and adjustments, developing a meditation practice for yourself and others as well as expand your knowledge of becoming a perfect yoga teacher in near future.

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Our 200 hour Yoga certification schedule is strictly based on yogic principles, a training starts with a morning practice at early sunrise. It is the best time of the day to experience the power of asana, pranayama and sadhna / meditation. There is a short break for breakfast and a healthy food is served for you to get well nourished for rest of the day. The schedule follows with a lecture and some yoga practice. Lunch is served during the mid day time with yogic and Ayurveda foods. There is a meditation / chanting class in the afternoon. A dinner and thereof rest and relax for the next morning.

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Although, we abide by traditional style of teaching yoga, we still have incorporated Sivananda, Pattabi jois and BKS. Iyengar style into our teachings. We are highly influenced by BKS Iyenger, so props are included into our asana practices to ensure correct alignment and posture. Except for asana perfection using the props, our accent is on focus of mind and regulation of breath. Every asana is utilized as tools so as to guide you gain your usual meditative state. It will help focus your mind in more evocative ways which can deepen your practices. If your goal is to be a yoga instructor, you’ll become very sure with sequencing, guiding principles of breath movement and focusing and complete knowledge of eight limb of yoga as offered by Maharishi Patanjali through our philosophical class and different kinds of meditative session.

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We consider the practices of Ayurvedic living to be very important and so they must be combined together with yoga to accolade the advantages of yoga. We also have incorporated lots of teachings on science of Ayuveda. Our Yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh are designed for those people who want to in deepen their present yoga practices, aspiring teachers and advanced students of all ages.

Besides these, we also have Bhajans and music at time of the Satsang and other inventive self-healing sessions. There will be a few inspirational guest yoga training teachers all through the course, teaching our morning sessions and that will give you a better experience of different styles of teaching.

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Syllabus of the 200 hour Teacher Training course

  • Yogasana (postures) minimum we cover 48 Asana’s
  • Advanced asanas (Hatha Yoga tradition)
  • Advanced asana techniques of Patanjali and Ashtanga Yoga
  • Human anatomy: skeletal, muscles, respiratory, digestive, nervous and hormone system
  • Anatomy and physiology in relation to yoga: Prevention of illness etc.
  • The different layers of the human body (Koshas)
  • Pranayama – different breathing techniques (Nadi shodhan, surya bhedana, chandra bhedana, sheetali shitkari, kapalabhati)
  • Shat Karma, Noulli-Neti dhouthi-tratka – kapalabhati – shankhaprakshalana
  • Meditation (Chakra meditation, kundalini meditation, guided vedic meditation and other dynamic meditations)
  • Yoga Nidra (progressive relaxation)
  • Chakra Systems (energy centers)
  • Ayurveda: specific food, the different dohas etc.
  • Bandhas (energy locks)
  • Mudras (yogic gestures of the hatha yoga pradipika)
  • Trataka (focussed view)
  • Bhakti Yoga: Bhajans, Satsang, Kirtan
  • 8 limbs of Yoga from Patanjali { 10 sutra of 1st chapter of Patanjali yoga sutra will be discussed elaborately }
  • Different orientations and teachers of yoga
  • Yoga philosophy: four path of Yoga -HATHA, RAJ, Gyan, Bhakti Yoga.
  • Hands on Yoga: concrete and individual alignments for teaching, Sequencing, adjustment and alignment teaching skill.

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You – as a yoga teacher

As the name suggests “Yoga teacher training”, the initial goal of this course in to develop “you” as a perfect & learned yoga teacher who can then develop and spread yoga to the world. The personal work of yoga practice is the best way to prepare to teach yoga classes, but we will also look more deeply into methods of teaching. During the course we will practice aspects of yoga teaching on each other, which will include planning and teaching classes and sequences, using props and aids and helping students to modify poses so that they can get the most out of the practices. Upon completion of the course You will be awarded the Yoga Alliance certification.

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We cordially welcome and invite students from all levels, any country, caste or creed. We are not bound by any boundaries and we treat each person as our own brother and sisters. What we teach and deliver is “harmony, peace & love” to our every student and in turn expect them to forward these to their students.

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