YOGA ALLIANCE 200H TTC
Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvass of one's body, mind and soul.
NEXT 27 DAY COURSE DATE: OCTOBER 7TH 2019
Classical, genuine training in traditional Ashtanga Yoga and creative Vinyasa Flow.
Yoga history and philosophy, the anatomy of the energy body, all yogic practices taught.
Alignment, anatomy & physiology, learn about the body and meditation practices as we ensure safe and invigorating practice for yourself and your students.
In our Yoga Alliance International certified course, you will establish solid yoga foundations for teaching and for your own personal practice based on Ashtanga Vinyasa. In addition to this essential yoga training, we will develop your style of teaching by organizing volunteer classes with a multitude of organizations around the island.
Be Creative – We encourage all students to document their yoga teaching journey and share it with others on all social media platforms. You can use photos, videos, interviews, and whatever you feel will capture the essence of your personal yoga enlightenment. We highly encouraged you to creatively share your journey of yoga.
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An RYS with a 200-hour program (RYS 200) adequately prepares trainees to teach a general adult population and incorporates training hours in the following Educational Categories:
1. Techniques, Training, and Practice (100 Hours)
Topics in this category include: asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours are a mix between: 1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and 2) guided practice of the techniques themselves. Both areas will receive substantial emphasis.
2. Teaching Methodology (25 Hours)
Topics in this category include:
Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries.
How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting.
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting.
Qualities of a teacher.
The student learning process.
Business aspects of teaching yoga** (including marketing and legal).
**A maximum of five hours related to the business aspects of teaching yoga will be counted towards the Yoga Alliance Contact Hours requirements for this category.
The Teaching Methodology category covers a broad overview and analysis of teaching methods, rather than how to practice or teach specific techniques.
3. Anatomy and Physiology: (20 Hours)
Topics in this category include: human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).
**A minimum of five of the above hours will be spent applying anatomy and physiology principles to yoga
4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: (30 hours)
Topics in this category could include, but are not limited to:
The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita).
Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma.
Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher-student relationships and community.
Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva).
5. Practicum (15 Hours)
Topics in this category include:
Practice teaching as the lead instructor.
Assisting students while someone else is teaching.
Receiving and giving feedback.
Observing others teaching.
6. Remaining Contact Hours and Elective Hours:
The Standards detailed above ensure that all trainees receive training and instruction in five Educational Categories for at least 185 hours with 125 hours of those being Contact Hours.
The remaining required curriculum contact and Non-Contact Hours (totaling 200 hours in all) are to be distributed among the five Educational Categories, but the hours may be allocated to other special topics during the course of the Teacher Training.
Total Hours: 200 Hours