HATHA YOGA TTC (200-HOUR ) IYENGAR YOGA ASANA

image8

OVERVIEW

Yoga programmes offered by Ananda Yoga Shala help to lay a strong foundation in Iyengar Yoga based on the traditional Hatha Yoga. Our 200-hour  Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  Teacher Training  is an intensive course that allows you to become a Certified Yoga Teacher, while studying two yoga courses in one. 

The Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  part of the course helps you to deepen your practice and spiritual understanding of yoga  to expand your knowledge of asanas by paying attention to the key alignments and anatomical structures involved and to gain in-depth knowledge of pranayama, meditation, Shata Karma, and other practices from various important  Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga texts.

In this part of this course, you learn and practice the techniques of  Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga , in order to work with the deepest layers of the connective tissue practice mindfulness, patience, and stillness and learn how to teach and hold spaces in  Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  classes.  

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU,

 

  • If you have being practicing yoga continuously and want to move to the next level.
  • If you want to maximize your investment by obtaining the knowledge of two yoga teacher training courses in one single program.
  • If you want to enhance your knowledge of traditional Yoga, Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama and other yoga practices.
  • If you have a strong desire of helping others to live a better and healthier life.
  • If you want to become a well-rounded yoga teacher.
  • If you want to offer more complete and balanced yoga classes by including principles of  Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga .
  • If you want to join the growing community of yoga teachers who are committed to high quality yoga training.
  • If you are interested in shaping yoga worldwide and expanding your network of fellow yogis.

CERTIFICATION

Upon completion of this course you will receive a 200-hour certificate eligible to be registered with Yoga Alliance Professionals Yoga Alliance USA. 

COURSE DETAILS

PRACTICE AND TECHNIQUES

During this 200-hour Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga Training Course  you learn and practice asanas, pranayama, meditation, and kriyas techniques. You will have regular student teaching practice and receive feedback from teachers and classmates. This also includes, but it’s not limited to: 

 

  • Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  intensive practice every morning
  • Purpose and utility of asana in Hatha Yoga
  • Alignment/adjustment/teaching techniques workshops every day
  • Modifications and variations of numerous postures
  • Regular themed asana workshops
  • Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  practice every afternoon
  • The essential elements of Yin Yoga
  • Developing a deeper understanding of Hatha yoga
  • 20 core Hatha postures and their modifications
  • How to practice Hatha Yoga
  • Correct use of props such as blocks, bolsters, straps, blankets, and walls

ALIGNMENT AND ADJUSTMENT WORKSHOPS

During the first two weeks of the course, you will receive a daily two-hour workshop focused on alignment and adjustment techniques for the main postures of the Hatha Yoga primary series and a few other more advance postures. This workshops will also include modifications, advance variations, adequate use of props, postures clinics (arm balances, backbends, inversions, among others), and regular hands-on adjustments practice. 

TEACHING PRACTICE, METHODOLOGY AND TECHNIQUE

In this integrated Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  Training Course , you acquire skills to teach according to your audience needs, but also according to the focus and emphasis of your class, for example: your voice, volume and tone should transmit high energy during a Yang/dynamic Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga class while it should be calm and soothing during a Yin Yoga class. This section of the course also includes the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, adjust, and adapt to specific aspirant’s needs in a progressive asana class.
  • Sequencing Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga  classes including modifications and advanced variations for different levels of practitioners.
  • Sequencing according to the benefits of the asanas over meridians and organs.
  • How to practice and teach Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga .
  • Learn how to cue Hatha Iyengar Style Yoga postures safely.
  • Learn themed Iyengar Style sequences with modifications and variations.

PHILOSOPHY , PRANAYAMA AND MEDITATION

You will receive around fourteen interactive classes on yoga philosophy.  Four of these classes are called Satsangs, which are open philosophy classes where you are free to ask questions related to spirituality, meditation or any other enquiry related to your spiritual quest. You will also practice pranayama and meditation every day.


Some topics covered in this section of the yoga teacher training are, but not limited to:

 

  • Hatha Yoga Pradeepika
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Vedas, Puranas, Upanishads and Hatha Yoga
  • The Four paths of Yoga
  • The Eight Limbs of Yoga
  • Diet according to Hatha Yoga
  • Ethical guidelines for yoga teachers

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

These classes ensure the understanding of the physical and energetic anatomy and physiology of human body. Substantial emphasis is placed on the benefits of yoga practices (asanas, pranayama, meditation) over our major body systems and connective tissues. 


  • Human physical anatomy and physiology (body systems and organs).
  • Anatomy principles and its application in yoga practices (contraindications, benefits, healthy patterns of movement, among others).
  • Deeper understanding of yoga asanas from an anatomical perspective.
  • Benefits of postures and how to work with injuries in Hatha Yoga classes.
  • Energetic anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, meridians).
  • Comparative and functional anatomy.
  • Compression and tension theory.
  • Differences in bones and skeletons.
  • How skeletal differences affects postures, and range of movements of the joints.
  • Aesthetic and functional alignment.
  • Concept of tension and compression.
  • Myofascial compartments targeting the legs and torso.

THE BUSINESS OF YOGA

In this class, your teachers will guide you through how to develop your career as a yoga teacher, setting up your own studio, school or yoga retreat centre, marketing strategies, advertising and PR, ethics in yoga business, building network with other yoga teachers, schools, studios and retreats, among other topics related. 

PRE-READING

As part of your 200-hr Hatha Iyengar Style Training Course , you will receive a list of books and yoga related DVDs to read and watch before coming to the course. (These will be counted as non-contact hours.) Upon acceptance of your place, you’ll receive a “Joining Instructions” document that includes this list. You should endeavour to complete this reading list before your course begins. Purchasing the required material to accomplish this task is solely your responsibility. You don’t need to bring this material unless you really want to use it for your personal reference. 

DAILY SCHEDULE

 

200 HOUR HATHA YOGA IYENGAR STYLE TEACHER TRAINING

07 - 08 AM

Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting

07 - 08 AM

Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting

08 - 08:30 AM

Tea Break

08 - 08:30 AM

Tea Break

08:30-10:30am

Hatha Yoga / Iyengar Style Asana Practice

08:30-10:30am

Hatha Yoga / Iyengar Style Asana Practice

10:30- 12:30pm

Brunch / Free Time / Study Time

10:30- 12:30pm

Brunch / Free Time / Study Time

12:30-02:00pm

Yoga Philosophy / Anatomy / Ayurveda

12:30-02:00pm

Yoga Philosophy / Anatomy / Ayurveda

02:00-03:30pm

Hatha Yoga / Iyengar Style Asana Practice / Hands on Adjustment / Correct Body Alignment / Workshop

02:00-03:30pm

Hatha Yoga / Iyengar Style Asana Practice / Hands on Adjustment / Correct Body Alignment / Workshop

03:30-4:00pm

Herbal Tea

03:30-4:00pm

Herbal Tea

04:00-5:00pm

Rest Time / Free Time / Study Time

04:00-5:00pm

Rest Time / Free Time / Study Time

05:00-6:00pm

Yoga Nidra Meditation

05:00-6:00pm

Yoga Nidra Meditation

06:00-8:00pm

Dinner

06:00-8:00pm

Dinner