200Hr Yoga for Health Care Teacher Training
(Yoga Therapy Teacher Training)

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”
​- B.K.S. Iyengar

About The Yoga For Health Care (Yoga Therapy) Teacher Training

Our students are our family, that's why we are the only Yoga school that provides free refreshers course and internships  to all our 200Hr Yoga TTC graduates. Send us a message to see how this works !
Certified by :
Yoga Alliance Teacher Training India
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Yoga Therapy TTC Daily Schedule

200Hr Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Highlights

Class schedule may change according to weather conditions
There are no scheduled classes on Sundays. 
6:30 – 7:00 Mantra Chanting, Pranayama, Kriya
7:00 - 9:00 Asana Practice

(Classic Hatha & Flow / Vinyasa Yoga)
9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

10:00 - 13:00 Program Session
Program sessions will include philosophy, yogic diet & lifestyle, anatomy, ayurveda, art of teaching, teaching methodology,  techniques for postures and pranayama, yoga psychology, study of common diseases and sequencing.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00– 17:15 Program Session
17:30–19:00 Asana Practice/Themed Workshops

(Classic Hatha or slow Flow / Vinyasa Yoga)
Evening yoga practice to reinforce posture alignment details and teaching methodology while providing opportunities to assist the teachers and deepen your own practice.
19:00–20:30 pm Dinner

*This is an orientative schedule and the time and order of the classes may vary slightly due to climatological conditions.
- History, philosophy and values of Yoga.
- Daily Asana practice. (Hatha, Vinyasa & Restorative Yoga)
- Daily Asana practice. (Hatha, Vinyasa & Restorative Yoga)
- History, philosophy and values of Yoga
- Role of Ashtanga Yoga & Hatha Yoga as a Therapy
- Study & Analysis of Yogic LifeStyle Diet
- Patanjali Yoga Sutras and its relation to Yoga Psychology.
- Principles of Yoga Psychology.
- Asana labs for health management and Yoga Therapy.
- Use of Shatkriyas ( Jala Neti, Sutra Neti, Vaman Dhouti, Trataka, etc.) 
Pranayama ( Sitali, Sitkari, Ujjayi, Anulom Vilom, Kapalabhati, etc) & Mudras in Therapeutic Yoga. 
- Principles of Pre-Natal Yoga and Post-Natal Yoga.
- Yoga Therapy class planning
- Principles of Ayurveda & its different techniques
- Physiology of health conditions (Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, 
Yoga for Arthritis, etc.)
- A profound study of the energy body ( Chakra-Nadi System)
- Study and practice of a wide range of Meditation Techniques.
- Regular practice of Yoga Nidra and its application on Therapy Yoga. 
- Sanskrit names of the postures.
- Western and Yogic Anatomy and Physiology.
-Sequencing of general asana and Therapy Yoga.
- Teaching Methodology.
- Theme based workshops.
- A free refresher course at any of our locations.

200HR YOGA THERAPY TTC - WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

This is an intensive Yoga program that will acquaint you with Yoga practices and tools specifically designed to improve or regain an optimal health state. You will learn about Yoga Physiology, Yoga Psychology, Ayurveda, the use of props and tools in combination with asana to correct body postures and alignments, you will also learn the history and philosophy of Yoga and Hatha and Ashtanga philosophy can play an important role in our overall well being, learn Yogic anatomy and understand the influence of asana, pranayama, kriyas or meditation practices on the human body and mind. This course is open to all practitioners and it has been specially designed to suit the needs of those that wish to apply the Yogic practices in the Health Care field.

Week 1 is an introductory week into the science, psychology and philosophy and practices of Hatha Yoga. The focus of this week will be on learning alignments, adjustments and variations of the asana practices with and without props, pranayama and meditation techniques with benefits and contraindications to suit the needs of specific health conditions (Back Pain, High Blood Pressure, Stress, Depression, Diabetes, etc.), traditional Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation), Mantra chanting philosophy and history of Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga.
The students will also put into practice what they have learnt during teaching methodology classes and have the first contact with teaching during practicums. The first week is designed to create a good physical, mental and theoretical foundation to progress through the rest of the teacher training safely and confidently.

Week 2 During this part of the course you will learn and study the main concepts and implications of Ashtanga Philosophy as well as relevant concepts of the classical texts. Ayurveda and Yogic Physiology along with western anatomy will be further developed in this week. You will also practice and learn Kriya Techniques (Cleansing Processes) to purify the physical and energetic body, learn how to design a Yoga Practice to reverse health conditions, get acquainted with the Chakra and Nadi systems, attend lectures and workshops on restorative Yoga and learn various Pranayama techniques with their benefits and contraindications. 

Week 3 This 3rd week you will be able to attend lectures on Yogic Psychology, Principles of Prenatal Yoga, Adjustment & Alignment workshops, you will be able to relate and understand Hatha Yoga & Ashtanga Yoga Philosophy with the body/mind general well being , you will learn about the Yogic concept of diet and lifestyle, learn how to identify and classify food according to their different Pranic(energetic) values, more lectures on Ayurveda and Yogic Physiology will provide a further understanding of the human body/mind. Besides, daily Pranayama, Kriya and Asana practices will help you become established in your practice and realize their beneficial effect on the body and the mind.

Week 4 is the final part of the teacher training that serves to revise the knowledge gain in previous weeks, clarify doubts, practice the tools and concepts learnt during the Yoga course, submit assignments, participate in Practicums, discuss about how to become a successful Yoga teacher as well as the ethical code of professional Yoga teaching and additional classes to  revision of the whole process.

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200Hours Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

From € 990 - Yoga Alliance Certified - 4 Weeks

Month

Course Fee

Period

Location

April  2018

 09/04/2018 – 05/05/2018

Dharamsala, India 

Starts From € 990

May  2018

Starts From € 990

07/05/2018 – 02/06/2018

Dharamsala, India 

June  2018

Starts From € 990

04/06/2018 – 30/06/2018

Dharamsala, India 

October  2018  

Starts From € 1375

Goa, India

08/10/2018 – 03/11/2018

November  2018  

Starts From € 1375

05/11/2018 – 01/12/2018

Goa, India

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Yoga Therapy TTC Curriculum
LECTURES ON
- Yogic Philosophy, its History and Origin. 
- Meaning, Values and definition of Yoga. 
- Different schools & Branches of Yoga.
- Role of Ashtanga yoga & Hatha Yoga in healing
- Definition of Yoga and its interpretation.
- Brief background about Veda, Vedanta, Upanishad & Bhagavad Gita.
- The psychology of Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita
- Four paths of Yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga).
- What is Hatha Yoga, its lineage & different components of Hatha Yoga.
- Ashtanga Yoga and description if its eight components.
- Patanjali Yoga Sutras, modifications of the mind, the meaning of OM.
- Lifestyle and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher.


ASANA PRACTICE INCLUDING
- Different styles of Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutations) with bija mantra series.
- Different styles of Chandra Namaskar (Moon Salutations)
- Asana variations & modifications to suit all needs &  requirements.
- Chair Yoga Surya Namaskar.
- Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga
- Restorative Yoga with and without props. (Blocks, Straps, Bolsters, etc.)
- 12 basic Sivananda Asanas.
- Core Principles of Hatha Yoga Practice.

- Full health assessment on Asanas.
- Meditative Postures.
- Alignment and Adjustments of Hatha Yoga and Yoga Therapy.
- Practice of traditional and modern concepts Vinyasa.

Workshops on hip opening, back bending, forward bending, side bending, balancing,
twisting, inversions and arm balances Asana (postures).


MEDITATION 
- Regular guided meditation classes.
- Omkar / Prana / Kundalini meditation.
- Study and practice of several meditation techniques.
- Techniques of visualization to improve meditation and wellbeing.
- How to use meditation to understand our own nature and that of others.

RELAXATION TECHNIQUES
- Point to point full body relaxation technique.
- Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep) and its role in Yoga Therapy.
- Guided Shavasana.
- Minor and major chakra relaxation.
- Deep causal body relaxation.

PRANAYAMA (Science of Breath.) 
- What is Pranayama?
- What are types of Prana.
- What are ida, pingala and shushumna?
- Types of Kumbhaka 

- Role of Kumbhaka and Bandhas in the recovery of health.
- Pranayama (breath control) - Sitali, Sitkari, Ujjayi, Bhramari, Bhasrika, Surya Bhedan, Chandra Bhedan, Nadi Shodhan Pranayama (total 42 different techniques related to Pranayama)
- Importance of yogic breathing.

- Study of the benefits of the different pranayamas and their application in therapeutical Yoga.
- Different ratios of breathing with the practice of Kumbhaka and Bandhas.
- Meaning, types and practice of Mudras and Bandhas.


SHAT KRIYAS ( CLEANSING TECHNIQUES)
- Study of all traditional Shatkriyas (Yogic Detoxifications) and their applications in Yoga Therapy.
- Practice of Neti (Jala Neti and Sutra Neti), Shankhaprakshalan (master cleansing), Agnisar, Kapalabhati, Trataka and Vaman Dhouti  kriya/ Kunjal Kriya from Hatha Yoga.
- Importance of practising Shatkriya for the purification of the nadis and achieving the balance between body, mind and soul.

MANTRA YOGA 
- What is OM?
- What is mantra mean?

- Mantra Chanting and learning to read Devnagiri Script
- Types of starting and closing Mantras for Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Vinyasa Yoga.
- How to create positive vibration or energy with mantra yoga.
- Study of the effect of Mantra Chanting in Yoga Therapy.

ANATOMY 
- Includes both Eastern anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs etc.),  and Yogic/Ayurvedic anatomy
and physiology (chakras, nadis etc.)
- Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, Yoga for Arthritis, Yoga for Obesity, Yoga for Gynacological problems,Yoga for Thyroid disorders, Yoga for Mental disorders, Yoga for HIV, Yoga for cancer, Yoga for Asthma, Yoga for Digestive problems, Yoga during pregnancy
- Physiology of issues (Back Problems, Heart conditions, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hyper tension, High & Low Blood Pressure, Asthma, common cold, Obesity, Gynacological problems, Thyroid disorders, Mental disorder like Anxiety, Mood disorders including uniploar & bipolar depression, Stress disorders, Childhood problems including ADHD, Autism, MR etc)
- Anatomy & Physiology - Including Respiratory system, Digestive System, Excretory system, Nervous system, Endocrine system, Blood circulatory system, Skeleto muscular system
- Benefits and contraindication of asanas, prayama and meditation techniques.
- Principles and techniques of Ayurveda and its relation with Yoga.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY 
- Principles of demonstration.
- Observing, assisting and correcting.
- Teaching in pairs, small groups and big groups.
- Instructions, teaching styles, qualities and responsibility
of a yoga teacher.
- Structuring and sequencing a theme based practice.
- Grouping the Asanas as per following types: standing asanas, balances, side bending,

forward bending, back bending, twisting, arm balances, inversions, finishing postures, relaxation asanas.
- Sequencing and teaching Creative Vinyasa Flow.
- Teaching Practice: Includes teaching practice, receiving feedback, observing others teachings,
hearing and giving feedback, assisting students while someone else is teaching.
- Adjustment & Alignment workshops and lectures on "hands on" adjustments.

- Special classes on Ayurveda for Pre-natal, Partner Yoga, Yoga Therapy.
- Voice projection and floor presence.
- Planning and structuring a class.
- Dealing with injuries and safety precautions.
- How to effectively set up the elements of the shala according to the theme of the class.
- Learn how to adapt the different yoga postures according to the required level of practice.

YOGA AS SUSTAINABLE WAY OF LIFE
- Business and Legal Aspect of Yoga.
- Career as a teacher.
- Setting up your own studio.

- Marketing strategy, advertising and PR.
- Ethics in yoga business.
- Building network with other yoga teachers,

schools, studios, etc.
  
Yoga Teacher Training Material
Yoga Teacher Training Material
INCLUDED COURSE MATERIALS 
- 200Hr Yoga TTC Course Book ¬es.
- Complete Asana Book from beginner to advanced.
- Kriya Kit.
- Rudraksha for Ajapa Japa Meditation
- Banjaara Yoga & Ayurveda carry bag.
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