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Course Syllabus

200 HOURS

Curriculum

This is a syllabus for 200-hour YTTC in accordance to standards of Yoga Alliance providing understanding of main yoga lineages: Hatha and Ashtanga

1

Yoga Asana

Practice (First section) led by our teachers in Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga focused on improvement personal practice through improvement of breathing, bandhas and alignment.

Teaching Aspect (Second section) along with techniques including identification of common misalignments and applying corrections, efficient and correct sequencing.

Objectives: Understand the purpose of each asana and build their flows, teach with confidence in a safe and corrective manner

2

Meditation

Although meditation stands as separate block in syllabus, it is also a system that is weaved throughout the entire program. Students are taught methods of conducting mediation sessions during their own future class.

Objectives: Learn how to incorporate meditation into regular yoga class, understand the science behind it and learn the posture techniques.

3

Pranayama

A practice of conscious control of breath leading to improvements in focus and concentration. Used not only on during asana practice but through day to day life.

Objectives: Learn following techniques of Pranayama: Nadi Shodana, Bastrika, Ujjay, Brahmri, Sheetali, Sitkari and learn how to enforce and correct it during the teaching class.

4

Mantras

Chanting mantras is one of the cores of yogic life which includes Om Mantra, Shanti and Mahamrintunjaya Mantra.

Objectives: Learn correct sanskrit pronunciation and understand the physiological and physical benefits of it.

5

Yoga Nidra

Understanding the theory behind and practice of the first three levels of Yoga Nidra; methodology of Yoga Nidra.

6

Anatomy

These engaging and interactive classes are focused on anatomy related to yoga, consisting of the following sections: introduction; anatomical terms; Skeletal System; Muscular System; Nervous System; Yoga Posture and Anatomy.

Objectives: Create strong fundamentals of the theory leading to save and progressive yoga teaching practice

7

Yogic Philosophy

This section of our 200-hour program presents a is led by experienced teachers from India covering history of yoga, its benefits in our daily lives based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.

Objectives: Understanding the history and evolution of yoga

8

Ayurveda

Introduction to Ayurveda and its basic principles; dosha identification, Link between Yoga and Ayurveda.

9

Class Management

Focused on creating confidence and skills required to conduct own yoga class, which include: time management, avoid injuries, ethics, incorporation of props, dealing with disproportion of student skills, communication.

Objectives: Ability to manage a typical yoga class in an efficient and safe manner, building trust and stable progress.

10

Stress Management

It’s a unique block focused on understanding the nature of stress, its implications and methods of releasing it.

Assessment

The receive the graduation certificate a student will be assessed on class participation, written exams and on-going observations during the course by our teachers. All students, during the course and during the one to one sessions with teachers, will get a chance to receive valuable feedback on their progress.

Our certificate will enable you to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT and is a great platform to continue your education through more advanced courses organized by Kavaalya.

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