Shanti 330 HOURS ADVANCED YOGA TEACHERS TRAINING

 

PREREQUISITE: 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHERS CERTIFICATION OR Experience Teaching Yoga. Please contact us for further info. 

Shanti Yoga Studio qualifies as an EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION and has been approved by the Minister of Employment and Social Development of the Income Tax Act. Students may claim their tuition and textbook fees. You will be issued a T2202a forms.

This course is presented in 3 modules. These modules can be taken out of order. This is a short overview of the program. Please CONTACT US with your questions or to request an application form.

MODULE 1 –

110 hours

MODULE 2 –

110 hours

MODULE 3 –

110 hours

           
Teaching methodology I & practicum: Deepening understanding about the Classical Hatha Yoga poses, we well as variations from other Yoga Styles. Prioritize safety and stability, as per ancient yoga teachings. How this pertains to the mental and the emotional states.Introduction to new flows and sequences.Learn to encourage and allow the students do their own work. Differentiate between being helpful and interfering. 15 Teaching Methodology II & practicum: Learn flows and sequences and how to modify their intensity.  What is the intention behind each sequence? Develop flexibility around the class plans, work with space limitations, class time variations, other objects used as props. Incorporating pranayama in your class.  15 Teaching Methodology III & practicum: Learn asanas and sequences specific to the 7 major chakras. The power of your voice and intonation.  Your vocal presentation can take your class from good to excellent. How to project and when to pull back. The use of bandhas. The use of meditation. 15
Teaching Hatha Yoga: How to theme a class, learn adjustments, creating space, teacher’s role, developing confidence, beginner’s mind, use of voice, metaphors, symbols, hands on assisting, building your own asana manual. 15 Dissection Of Major Asanas:   principals and threads in poses, use of props, increasing the understanding of functional anatomy. Modifications and variations. 10 Durga Series:10 different aspects of Durga, what do they mean and what do they represent?Specific asanas and poses to depict the specific aspect energy10 class plans, including mantra and mudra. 40
Physiological Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: Emphasis is placed on the nervous and endocrine systems, specifically in regards to the Hatha Yoga postures and breathing practices. 10  Kleshas:Based of Sutra 2.3 from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras we learn about the 5 major colorings that our minds hook into: avidya, asmita, raga, dvesha and abhinivesha. Recognizing the drive of these colourings open up a new mental space, releasing us from the bonds of pain and suffering.  50  Bhavagad Gita Teachings: Exploration of the major teachings of this Sacred text. We will study the following:  Yoga as Action, The 3 Gunas, Karma – Dharma, Evidence – Faith, Seen and Unseen.  15
Gayatri Mantra: The Study of the Gayatri Mantra, history, meaning, the Vedic meter, the mysticism of the first line OM Bhur Bhuvah Svaha, removal of Dhuk, the role of the vajus, 3 states of consciousness, 3 levels of manifestation, 3 states of mind, the 4th state of being.  5 Pranayama:Deepening the understanding and the practice of Pranayama.  Specific practices will be addressed.  10 Meditation: Essence of meditation. Experiential meditation practice. Various approaches and various techniques. Meditation and the Authentic Self. The Science behind meditation. 5
Koshas: Using the text by C. Sartain, we will explore the 5 layers of Human Experience through understanding Annamaya, Pranamaya, Manamaya, Vijnanamaya and Anandamaya Koshas. This will be both theoretical and experiential exploration. 30 Mudras: Exploring 10 major mudras and their teachings. Learning to incorporate mudras into asanas and also in meditation. 5 Ethics: The code of ethics forms the basis for the right practice in the field of yoga, creating awareness among students and teachers about what is considered right and appropriate behaviour for yoga teachers. Yoga ethics based on the 5 Yamas from the Yoga Sutras 5
Pranayama: Deepening the understanding and the practice of Pranayama.  Specific practices will be addressed. 5        
 Yoga Practice & Homework: Participation in minimally one regular yoga class a week, as well as in a weekly practicum class. Assisting, observing and discussing questions with the principal teachers. Written homework assignments throughout the course.  30 Yoga Practice and Homework:Participation in minimally one regular yoga class a week. Assisting, observing and discussing questions with the principal teachers. Written homework assignments throughout the course.  20 Yoga Practice and Homework:Participation in minimally one regular yoga class a week, as well as in a weekly practicum class. Assisting, observing and discussing questions with the principal teachers. Written homework assignments throughout the course. 30
           
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