300 hour Teacher training Modules

Module 6: Yoga and Ayurveda

  • Ayurveda, the study of the constitutions or  doshas, and how to balance them through lifestyle, diet, work and yoga.
  • The effects of food on consciousness, the process of cooking using ayurvedic herbs and spices and compatible combinations of foodstuffs to create mind-body balance.

Module 7: Yoga for depression and anxiety

 

  • Using yoga as a means to help stabilize moods and combat feelings of depression and anxiety.
  • How Ayurvedic constitutions affect emotional states, and the holistic approach of using postures, pranayama, meditation, mantra and affirmations as tools to eventually access the root cause of depression.

Module 8: Chakra healing and marma points

Module 9: Bhakti 2

  • Power of sacred sound and pranayama in movement.
  • Mantra music, stories.
  • Advanced Bhagavad Gita studies.
  • Different ways to chant mantras through kirtan, japa and pranayama.
  • Basics of playing harmonium

 

Module 1: Yoga Sequencing (the art of adapting a yoga posture to create a desired change)

  • How to adapt a yoga posture to serve an individual’s needs
  • How adaptations create a different objectives and results
  • How to create sequences for private sessions
  • How to work one-on- one and address an individual’s physical, mental and emotional needs
  • How to compose short practices or sequences to achieve maximum recovery
  • Yoga as a preventive method, rather than a fitness practice

 

Module 2: Advanced sequencing (Mandala formation and the art of Yoga assisting

  • The art of creating circular Mandala sequences that organically flow, break down preconceived ideas and stimulate prana.
  • Seeing the body as a sacred vessel and how muscles work in unison.
  • How to deepen a desired effect and change using hands-on assists and therapeutic props.   

Module 3: Yin and Restorative Yoga, chair adaptations (The art of adapting a yoga posture to create a change)

Module 4: Yoga and Pranayama

  • Advanced breathwork (pranayama), including how to  increase thresholds  through retention and suspension of breath, or Aloma and Viloma breath.
  • How to use pranayama to create emotional balance
  • How to sequence according to desired result: cooling, heating, cleansing, energizing.

Module 5: Bhakti 1 (Yoga Philosophy)

  • Dive into the river of Bhakti through Mantra (sound and movement), Puja (ritual and sacred space), Lila (sacred stories), Sadhana (practice) and Prasad (sacred food). Provides a brief overview of the elements that bring the practice of Bhakti or devotional yoga alive.