Event Name: 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Traning in Rishikesh

Date: Nov 1, 2018
Start Time: 08:00 am
End Time: 08:00 pm
Event Type:
Cost: $1400
Contact Person: Acharay Vinay
Contact Phone: (976) 081-6686
Address: Hotel Khushal Palace Ghugtyani Malli, Tapovan Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
Event Website: https://jeevmokshayoga.com/200-hour-yoga-teacher-training-rishikesh/
Contact Email: jeevmoksha@gmail.com

Yoga Teacher Training India
This course is recognized by Yoga Alliance (USA). The intention is to provide elementary yoga education to the students. Successful completion of the course will allow students to conduct beginner yoga classes anywhere in the world. Yoga is a process of continuous learning and experiencing. Hence, this course gives a platform to students to live, think, and act in a yogic way. Also, it helps to walk ahead on the path of happiness and profundity. The formula of “do it and feel it” is used to teach students. The course is not just about training into some physical exercises, rather enriching the lives of all with this science of life called yoga.

Retreat highlights
Yoga Nidra sessions
Asana, meditation, and satsang
Shatkarma, pranayama, and kriyas
200-hour yoga teacher training certificate
Spiritual tours and sightseeing treks
Yoga anatomy and philosophy
29 nights accommodation
Daily yogic meals
Skill level

Yoga styles

28 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages:
The maximum participants in the group is 12

Participants receive their certificates of completion of 200-hour yoga teacher training on successful completion of the course which enables them to enroll themselves as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT) with Yoga Alliance and conduct yoga classes at a place of their choice anywhere in the world.

The 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh covers traditional components of yoga as below mentioned:

Asana (yoga poses)
Pranayama (yogic breathing exercises)
Shatkriya (yoga cleansing actions)
Bandhas (yoga energy locks)
Mudra (the yogic body gestures)
Yoga Nidra (dynamic meditation)
Chakra Dharana (chakra purification technique)
Nad Anusandhan (meditation on sound and music)
In doing so, students can implement the knowledge of yoga which they acquire at the yoga teacher training program, towards benefiting themselves and others.

Course contents / syllabus
The syllabus of the course has been designed to achieve the above-mentioned objectives in the complete curriculum. The course is divided into four modules for four weeks and each module will be complementary to its successor. The approach of study is from beginners to advanced level. Starting with the elementary practices, the course will cover the advanced levels towards the last modules. Students will be given exposure to the yogic discipline in a conducive and positive attitude so as to prevent any misconceptions or impressions to be formed.

Practical sessions
Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication, and benefits of Sookshma vyaayaam (basic and preparatory movements) – basic and preparatory movements to warm up the body, muscles, and align the joints are taught in the program. These movements help to achieve the full range of motion for the joints, prevent injuries during difficult yoga poses, and develope the body awareness. Pawanmuktasan series 1, 2, 3.

Utthita Parsvakonasana
Utthita Trikonasana
Ardha Chandrasana
Parivrita Parshvakonasana
Prasarita Padottanasana
Parivrita Trikonasana
Virabhadrasana 1
Virabhadrasana 2
Padangustasana and Pada Hasthasana
Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
Jathara Parivartanasana
Urdhwa prasarita padasana
Salabhasana A, B
Urdva Mukha Svanasana
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Uttana Padasana
Viparita Karani
Halasana (cycle)
Salamba Sarvangasana (cycle)
Salamba Sirsasana
Ardha Matsyendrasana
Jathar parivartanasana
Supta Padangusthasana
Upavista Konasana
Baddha Konasana
Tiriang Mukha Eka Pada Padchimotanasana
Note: performance and practice of asanas, to a lot of extent, depends on individual capabilities and conditions. Although most of the above-mentioned asanas are taught, the students have to keep in mind that a month is not enough time to perform the asanas completely.

Concepts and practices of pranayama including different breathing exercises (Shwas kriyas mentioned in Hatha yoga and kumbhak (breath retention) with indications and contraindications). Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication, and benefits of:

Abdomino-diaphragmatic breathing
Thoraco-diaphragmatic breathing
Yogic breathing
Surya Bhedi
Chandra Bhedi
Nadi Shodhan
Sheetali, Seetkari
Bahir and Antar kumbhak (external and internal breath retention)
Shatkarma (cleansing process)
Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication, and benefits of:

Neti (nasal cleansing)
Kunjal Kriya (abdominal cleansing),
Tratak (psychic purification),
Bandhas (energy locks)
Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication, and benefits of:

Mool bandha
Uddiyan bandha
Jalandhar bandha
Maha bandha
Mudra (gesture of energy)
Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication, and benefits of:

Gyaan mudra
Chin mudra
Kaaki mudra
Shambhavi mudra
Techniques to culminate pratyahar (sensory withdrawal) to gain a deep relaxation of mental and physical circuits.

Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep)
Antar mauna (inner silence)
Ajapa japa (Soham mantra)
Surya Namaskar, Chandra Namaskar
Sun and moon salutations, the dynamic approach to activation and relaxation.

Mantra chants and Bhajans
Participatory hours for chanting mantras, learning the pronunciation and usage of mantras, devotional songs to cultivate the attitude of positivity, to purify the body and mind and to experience and transcendental state of higher awareness through chants and singing.

Karma yoga
Periodic involvement into actions without personal benefits, purely for social awareness and uplifting.

Theoretical sessions
Yoga philosophy
Introduction, origin, and history of yoga
Philosophy of yoga: principles of purification, relaxation, and harmonization
Panch Koshas: the five sheaths of existence: 1. Annamaya kosha and the organs of actions; 2. Pranmaya kosha and pranic classification; Shat chakra samanvaya (six vortices of energy), Nadis (circuitary of pran), Kundalini (the store house of universal potential), Granthis (complexes); 3. Manomaya kosha and organs of senses; 4. Vigyaan maya kosha and the subconscious states; Samskaar and birth; *5. Anandamaya kosha and the supra-consciousness; the states of Samadhi and pure awareness
Yoga as an evolutionary science
Consciousness and yoga
Elements of Universe: the process of evolution according to Samkhya Darshan
Raj yoga (yogic psychology)
Antahkaran (the mind stuff)
Chitta and its patterns (vrritis)
Panch Kleshas (five sources of pain)
Gunas; Prakash, Kriya, Sthiti (characteristics of mind)
Prakriti and purusha (the observer and observed)
Process of involution for evolution
Controlling the mind
Ashtanga yoga: eight stages of self-balancing and realization
Yama: social codes of conduct
Niyama: moral codes of conduct
Asana: posture
Pranayama: breath control
Pratyahar: sensory withdrawal and relaxation of mind.
Dharna: channelizing the mind and gaining stability
Dhyaan: meditation
Samaadhi: attainment of Ananda
Hatha Yoga Pradeepika: a comprehensive encyclopedia of Hatha yoga
Asana (the physical postures)
Pranayama (breath control)
Mudra (subtle gestures for channeling the energy)
Bandha (controlling the pran)
Innate nature of individuals and classification of yoga
Mantra yoga: tools for freedom and perfection
Historical connections
Chanting and phonetics
Mantra and brain
Power of mantra and subconscious
Universe and self (Brahmaand and Pinda)
Mantras for a deep trance
Bhagwad Geeta
Exploring the dynamics of the psyche
Principles of Ayurveda (Dhatus and Doshas)
Ayurvedic body types
Swasthvritta (the circle of health)
Yogic lifestyle
Yoga anatomy
Study of yogic techniques in relevance to neuromusculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system
Daily schedule
Monday to Friday
07:00 Yoga asanas
08:45 Shatkarma / pranayama and kriyas
09:15 Breakfast
10:30 Yoga philosophy
12:30 Lunch
16:00 Yoga anatomy
17:00 Yoga asanas
18:30 Yoga Nidra / meditation / satsang
19:15 Dinner
22:45 Good night
07:00 Yoga asanas
08:30 Pranayama
09:15 Breakfast
10:30 Outing / spiritual documentary
12:30 Lunch
16:00 Live group discussions on topics of the week
19:15 Dinner
22:45 Good night
Note: timings might change with seasons.

Any level of practitioner can enroll in the 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. A flexible body free of injuries is not a requirement for this training, in fact, people with all body types and those who can take physical challenges are encouraged to consider this program. At least one year of regular practice prior to the start this course is optional.

Extracurricular activities
There will be regular interaction with masters from the disciplines of yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, Vedanta, and life sciences. This helps to know more about the integral yoga and related sciences, hence, increasing understanding about these holistic ways of health and well-being.

Furthermore, Yagya or holy fire ceremony is also organized while the course. It is an opportunity to learn to sacrifice the false ego. In addition to that, it cultivates samskaras of compassion and harmony with the whole universe.

Satsang and silent meditation, mantra chanting, discourses or readings on the philosophy of yoga and Vedanta will help to develop a strong and steady state of mind very especially relevant in practical life situations of arousal and aggression.

200-hour yoga teacher training ethics and behavior guidelines
Jeevmoksha Yoga Gurukul follows the traditional approach of yoga in teaching and practice. Therefore teachings can be different from the pattern taught in most of the western countries. They do not follow or teach any of the modern-day modifications of yoga which are presented by several names. The students must keep in mind that the teachings will be strictly under the traditional principles of yoga.

Behavior is an integral part of learning as well as the assessment procedure. Students must, therefore, adhere to the idea of community and harmony. This is extremely helpful to learn and grow and is an integral part of the Gurukul system. They intend to culminate the experience of well-being on mental and physical planes of a person. The purpose of training and routine is to gain the maximum of your time and efforts.

Discipline is a must. So the students must pursue the course routine and structure seriously. There is no provision for having guests. The information has to be provided to the administration beforehand if you are having visitors on the campus.

Attendance in all classes on time is a must. Students need to possess a competent state of physical and mental health. Because the practices of yoga can be strenuous sometimes for body and mind, please consult your physician before commencing the course if any issues of health exist and inform the Jeevmoksha administration.

200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh terms and conditions
In order to ensure a firm progress, the student must attend all the sessions without fail. Visiting hours of friends and relatives are limited during the day. The accommodation provided will be simple and basic in nature with one room with attached toilets and the meals served will also be plain and Sattvic in composition.

For any grievances please contact the course coordinator. The candidature is subject to cancellation at any time during the course due to misbehavior or non-compliance with the rules and regulations by the student at the discretion of the Jeevmoksha administration. In addition to above, please make sure to clear all the dues before leaving the premises.

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