Yoga Teachers Training programme
This course is a 3 Phase nine steps course
Upon successfully completing the phase one/year one the student will be authorized for teaching without retention.
Upon successfully completing phase two/year two (successful completion of phase one is a prerequisite) , the student will be authorized for teaching with 1:1:2, meaning the retention being equal to inhalation.
Upon completion of phase three/year three (successful completion of phase 1 and 2 is a prerequisite), the student will be authorized for teaching with 1:2:2, meaning the retention being twice as long as inhalation. In the In the 3rd or the final phase, the students will be taught Ayurvedic pulse reading and its application in recommending pranayamic practices.
At the end of each year in the final step the progress of the student will be evaluated by a detailed assessment process /exams from a practical as well as a theoretical point of view. Only upon successful completion of these exams and assignments for the year , will the final certification to teach will be awarded.
Each year is further divided into three steps/week where every four Months for one week (full time) the student will study and practice.
Objective of the 3 year TTC Program
To provide correct, authentic and authoritative training based on traditional texts and science in our center.
With the course generating much interest in the current yoga culture worldwide and it being an immensely important and sensitive practice, it is pivotal that Pranayama and yoga be taught correctly from a traditional, technical and scientific perspective.
Keeping the above in mind our center has designed a course where students will gain a proper understanding of Pranayamic and yogic practices from an intellectual (traditional, technical and scientific) as well as practical and experiential point of view so that they can correctly teach the same to students in various settings.
The overall theme of this course will revolve around the definition, the technique/techniques (and its variations) and the outcome of Pranyamic and yogic practices. The outcome will be discussed based on Ayurveda as well as modern science.
Eligibility (2018 Intake)
1. 500 Hours of Yoga Certification, Exceptions can be made in special cases.
2. Ability to perform and teach Asana's in the "Traditional Way".
3. Preliminary familiarity with the essential yogic texts.
4. Ability to be seated in a meditative pose for a minimum of 30 -40 minutes without changing positions.
5. One shall be able to slow down their inhalation by minimum of 5 seconds and exhalation by 10 seconds, that is 4 breaths per minute.