Price: £1795 + £495 for final retreat in Assisi (excluding flights - approx £120)
Whether your desire is for a deeper understanding of Yoga to enhance your personal practice, or to become a teacher and share your knowledge with others, this 200 hour course will enrich your practice and self awareness providing you with the tools for further growoth.
The course will be grounded in Classic yoga postures (asanas), pranayama, meditation and philosophy, offering a profound understanding of the Science of Yoga.
An overview of other yoga styles will also be given including Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Yin.
Jnana and Karma yoga - Bhakti and Raja Yoga - eight fold path Sankhya Philosophy - from duality to oneness. Understanding the reasons for purifying the subtle body and an introduction to Advaita Vedanta.
Overview of Patanjalis Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita.
The gunas - three bodies and 5 koshas.
Karma and reincarnation.
The classic chants - the deities and some of the great saints of Yoga.
Evolution of your own practice, understanding the benefits of each posture to your body and your mind.
Analysis of each of the classic postures, their core alignment points and how to teach them, making adjustments.
Twelve basic postures, leading to advanced and gentle options.
Bandhas and Mudras.
Language to use in each posture, common postural problems, common ailments that drive people to yoga, modifications and safe practice.
Six classic pranayams and breath awareness.
Practising various methods including mantra, japa, chakras, chanting and Yoga Nidra.
Difference between yoga and keep fit.
The Body Systems: Cardiovascular - Respiratory - Digestive - Skeletal - Muscular.
Diet, nutrition and fasting.
Teaching skills, presentation and class planning.
Starting your own yoga business.
Option to teach at Yoga Ananda
It is recommended that in preparation for the course, you attend the following courses / workshops:
There is a non-refundable £250 deposit to secure your place on the course.
After that, you have the option of paying a minimum of £100 per month until April 2019, when the remaining blance for the course as well as the retreat payment is due. The earlier the monthly payments begin, the more you can spread the cost!