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Shanti 300 HOURS ADVANCED YOGA TEACHERS TRAINING
PREREQUISITE: 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHERS CERTIFICATION OR Experience Teaching Yoga. Please contact us for further info.
Shanti Yoga Studio has been approved by the Minister of Employment and Social Development as an EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION. Students may claim their tuition and textbook fees and will be issued a T2202a forms.
This course is presented in 3 modules. These modules can be taken in any order. This is a short overview of the program. Please CONTACT US with your questions or to request an application form.
|MODULE 1||MODULE 2||MODULE 3|
| Koshas: exploration of the 5 layers of Human Experience through understanding Annamaya, Pranamaya, Manamaya, Vijnanamaya and Anandamaya Koshas.
We will concentrate on Madhya Sutra, as the key to the understanding of the physical/energetic center. This will be both theoretical and experiential exploration.
|Kleshas: Extensive work with each of the five Kleshas. This study is known as Yoga Psychology. The 5 Kleshas or Mental Veils keep us stuck in our beliefs and memories. Understanding how they affect our minds allows a shift in your vision, and a release of the “wrong notions”.||Durga Series: 9 incarnations of Durga and her weapons. What do they mean and what do they represent ? Specific asanas and poses to depict the specific aspect of energy. 9 class plans, including mantra and mudra.|
|Bhagavad Gita Teachings: exploration the teachings of Bhagavad Gita to help us place YOGA in the context of our own life experiences. The aim is to understand the concepts of Karma and Dharma, leading towards understanding of spiritual unity.||Sutra 2.3 from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: avidya, asmita, raga, dvesha and abhinivesha. Recognizing the drive of these colorings, open up a new mental space, releasing us from the bonds of pain and suffering.||Bhavagad Gita Teachings: Exploration of the major teachings of this Sacred text. We will study the following: Yoga as Action, Seen vs Unseen, Upasana and Devotion, identification with roles.|
|Incorporating the awareness of the five Koshas into Asana practice.||Pranayama: Deepening the understanding and the practice of Pranayama. Specific practices will be addressed.||Mantras|
|Upanishads: The Study of the Isha Upanishad, and its core message of Perfection.||The 3 Bandhas||Meditation: Essence of meditation. Experiential meditation practice. Various approaches and various techniques. Meditation and the Authentic Self.|
| The Yoga Sutras: exploration of specific yoga sutras to help us work with the density aspects in our lives. These will help guide us in terms of our life’s perspectives and life choices we make. These teachings, once understood, can be incorporated in our daily living, leading us towards the Sukha state.
||Yoga of Emotion: balancing of our emotional states using Asana and Breath. We will look specifically at how yoga affects the endocrine and the nervous systems.||Ethics: Yoga ethics are based on the 5 Yamas from the Yoga Sutras. Following the teachings of Swami J, Michael Stone, Mr. Iyengar, Swami Anubhavananda and Swami Bharati, we will look at the 5 Yamas in depth. They form our ethical guide as a teacher.|
|Yoga Practice & Homework: Participation in at least one regular yoga class a week is required. Written homework assignments throughout the course.||Yoga Practice and Homework: Participation in at least one regular yoga class a week is required. Written homework assignments throughout the course.||Yoga Practice and Homework: Participation in at least one regular yoga class a week is required. Written homework assignments throughout the course.|
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