In Thavathiru Yoga – multi style Yoga Teacher Training School, Our approach to yoga goes beyond physical postures; it’s a comprehensive way of life, a journey encompassing all eight aspects of yoga. At the core of our 200-hour Hatha, Yin, Asthanga and Aerial Yoga Teacher Training program, you’ll discover an immersive and transformative experience, thoughtfully designed to impart the wisdom, skills, and unshakable confidence needed to both embrace and share the traditional teachings of Hatha, Yin, Asthanga and Aerial
During this traditional Multi style yoga teacher training course, you’ll not only deepen your physical practice but also enhance your spiritual understanding of yoga. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of asanas by focusing on key alignments and anatomical structures. Additionally, you’ll delve into pranayama, meditation, Charas awakening exercises, Shatakriya (yogic cleansing techniques), and other ancient yogic practices.”.
(200-Hour Multi Style Yoga Teacher Training Certification)
Thavathiru Yoga Teacher Training school has been a registered international yoga school with the Yoga Alliance as an RYS-200, RYS-300, RYS-500 and YACEP provider since 2018. This yoga teacher training courses and certifications are recognised and accepted all over the world and enables all its graduates to teach in all the countries in the world. Upon successful completion of the course our YTTC participants receive a 200-hour yoga teacher training certification which allows them to register themselves as RYT-200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) with the Yoga Alliance. Please know that registering yourself as an RYT-200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance is optional. With our 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training certificate you can teach freely and legally in any country in the world whether you chose to register yourself with the Yoga Alliance.
Yoga techniques involve gentle, meditative asana practices, with a strong emphasis on pranayama (breath control) and meditation, along with yogic cleansing methods known as shatkarma. Our comprehensive Hatha Yoga teacher training curriculum covers ancient philosophical texts, asanas, pranayama, meditation, alignment, adjustments, and offers ample teaching practice opportunities.
While we uphold traditional teachings, our approach is modern and open-minded. We encourage you to bring your own creativity, intuition, and spiritual experiences into your learning and teaching styles. We don’t follow any specific religion or doctrine in our teachings; we embrace yoga as a way of life.
- Introduction to and history of Ashtanga Vinyasa system.
- The four elements of Ashtanga yoga; Vinyasa, Ujjayi pranayama, bandhas and drishti.
- Modified Ashtanga yoga primary series: Standing asanas, seated asanas, finishing asanas.
- Ashtanga yoga practice (modified version): 90-minute class, three times a week .
- Alignment & modification workshops: Two hours daily workshops. In this class we teach you how to practice all the asanas with proper alignment and how to modify them when necessary.
- How to use props in various postures.
- Teaching practice: This class is all about learning and practicing how to teach ashtanga yoga and vinyasa flow classes. You will start practice teaching from the day one, starting from one-to-one to larger groups. You will be supervised and guided by senior teachers.
- Hands-on adjustment workshops: In these classes we will teach you the art of hands-on adjustment.
AERIAL, YIN YOGA, PARTNER YOGA
- 90-minute long intermediate Yin Flow practice thrice a week in the morning
- 60-minute long intermediate Aerial Flow practice thrice a week in the afternoon
- Yin classes during the course
- Two to three partner yoga classes during the course
- Principles and art of sequencing
- Learning how to create your own Aerial flow classes
- Receiving and sharing feedback on your classes as well as other’s
- Student teaching teaching practice starting from the day two and teaching every alternate day. This means a lot of teaching practice opportunites and feedback.
- Introduction to pranayama
- Definition of prana, breath and pranayama
- The science and anatomy of pranayama
- Pancha koshas (the five sheaths/five bodies),
- Pranic body and spiritual significance of pranayama
- Types of breathing and their practice: abdominal breathing, thoracic breathing, clavicular breathing, full yogic breathing
- Types of pranayama and their practice: Anulom vilom, nadi shodhana, kapalbhati, bhastrika, ujjayi, bhramari, surya bhedan pranayama
- How to teach pranayama
- Meditation: Introduction, definition and aim
- Science of meditation
- Effects of meditation on the brain and mind
- How to meditate
- How to teach meditation
- Types of meditation to be covered: Kundalini meditation, Chakra meditation, Om meditation, Nada meditation, Mantra meditation, Antara mauna, Chidakash Dharana.
Kriyas (YOGIC CLEANSING TECHNIQUES)
- Introduction to Kriyas
- Benefits of shatkarma
- Types and practice of shatkarmas: All the techniques will be demonstrated and conducted for all the students as far as possible
- Neti (nasal cleansing),
- Shankha Prakshalana (cleansing of the entire digestive tract)
- Agnisar Kriya (activating the digestive fire)
- Vaman Dhauti (regurgitative cleansing)
- Vastra Dhauti (upper digestive tract cleansing)
- Nauli (abdominal massaging)
- Basti (yogic enema)
- Kapalbhati (frontal brain cleansing)
- Trataka (concentrated candle gazing)
BANDHAS AND MUDRAS
- Science and philosophy of bandhas and mudras
- Theory and practice of Bandhas: moola bandha (root lock), uddiyana bandha (abdomen lock), jalandhara bandha (neck lock), maha bandha (great lock)
- Five groups of Mudras: hand mudras, head mudras, postural mudras, lock mudras, perineal mudras
- Theory and practice of basic mudras like jnana mudra, chin mudra, yoni mudra, bhairava mudra, hridaya mudra, shambhavi mudra, nasikagra mudra, shanmukhi mudra, unmani mudra, etc.
- Yoga: Introduction, history, meaning and lifestyle
- Four paths of yoga: Jnana Yoga, Raja Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga
- Introduction to important Hatha yoga scriptures
- The yogic diet and life styles
- Importance of satsang and sangha
- Concepts of three gunas: Satva, Rajas, Tamas.
- Life style and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher
- Hatha yoga
- Introduction to hatha yoga
- The subtle energy channels: The main nadis: Ida, Pingla and Sushumna
- Introduction to chakras.
- Seven chakras: Moladhara, swadhisthana, manipura, anahata, vishuddhi, ajna, bindu and sahasrara
- Chakra sadhana and meditations
- Methods and preparation of awakening the chakras and kundalini
In our functional anatomy classes, you’ll learn about the main muscles and bones used in yoga poses, their health benefits, and any concerns related to them. We focus a lot on understanding the details of muscles and bones, and everyone’s unique physical differences. These anatomy classes play a big role in our alignment lessons.
- The basics:
- Skeletal system, muscular system, connective tissue, nervous system, and movements of the major joints of the body
- Functional anatomy: Concepts of functional anatomy and physiology related to movement.
- Application of anatomical principles to yoga practice:
- Mechanics of yoga asana
- Healthy patterns of movement
- Muscular and skeletal differences i.e. compression, tension, and proportion and orientation theory.
- Study of different regions of the body: The foot, knee, hips, spine, and shoulder
TEACHING PRACTICE, METHODOLOGY AND TECHNIQUE
Our 200-hour multi style Yoga Teacher Training course will strengthen your connection with your emotions and feelings, giving you the confidence to teach from your heart. This practical Yoga teacher training program is aimed at making you a skilled and self-assured Yoga teacher, able to teach students at all levels.
What you will learn in these classes?
- How to teach traditional Hatha Yoga classes
- Principles of sequencing Hatha Yoga classes
- Teaching practice: You’ll have many chances to practice teaching during your hatha yoga teacher training with us. You’ll begin by teaching one person right from the start, and as the course goes on, you’ll gradually teach bigger groups.
- Teaching feedback: You will receive feedback on your teachings from your classmates and teachers, to help you to improve your teaching skills and to find your unique voice and style as a teacher
- In addition, you will learn
- Principles of demonstration.
- Teaching styles and qualities of a good yoga teacher.
- Voice projection, floor presence, safety.
- Hands-on and verbal adjustments
- Ethics of a good yoga teacher and much more.
- By the end of the course, you will be able to teach mixed-level open Hatha Yoga classes confidently.
PRE-STUDY NON-CONTACT HOURS MODULE
- After you’ve reserved your spot in the course, we’ll grant you access to the online module, which covers the non-contact hours of the training.
- Completing the online module before the course isn’t mandatory, but highly recommended since it may enhance your learning.
- It covers a big part of the yoga anatomy and includes some lessons on pranayama, meditation, and philosophy.
|06.30 – 08.00||Asthanga, Hatha Yoga Asana Practice|
|08.00 – 08.15||Tea break|
|08.15 – 09.00||Chanting, Pranayama & Meditation|
|09.00 – 10.00||Breakfast|
|10.00 – 13.00||Philosophy / Anatomy / Alignment & Adjustment Workshops / Teaching methodology|
|13.00 – 15.00||Lunch Break|
|15.00 – 16.45||Workshops on Alignment, Adjustment, Techniques, Student Teaching.|
|16.50 – 17.00||Tea Break|
|17.00 – 18.00||Hatha/Yin/Asthanga Yoga Practice or Student Teaching|
|18:00 – 19:00||Optional Posture Clinics on Mondays & Wednesdays|
|19:00 – 20:00||Dinner|
|19:45 – 21:00||Satsangs (Optional Philosophy Classes) on Tuesdays & Thursdays|
*Weekends: Saturdays classes will finish at 1.00 pm. Sundays off.
DATES & FEES
|Check IN||Check Out||Location|
|15th December 2023||8th January 2024||Thavathiru Yoga Near Auroville|
|21th January 2025||14th february 2024||Thavathiru Yoga Near Auroville|
|18th february 2024||9th March 2024||Thavathiru Yoga Near Auroville|
|21th March 2024||14th April 2024||Thavathiru Yoga Near Auroville|
|Shared Double Room||€1500|
HOW TO BOOK
Application: Complete the online application form. If you don’t hear back from us within 24 hours, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please always check your spam if you don’t see our response within 24 hours. You can also contact us at our Whatsapp number +919787297890 for status of your application.
Booking amount: Once accepted in the course you will be asked to pay a non-refundable but transferrable booking fee of €300 or INR 26,000 via PayPal/ Wise/ Googlepay / direct Bank Transfer. Your place on the course will be confirmed only upon receipt of the deposit amount. This fee will be adjusted in your total course fee.
Remaining balance: Upon arrival at Thavathiru Yoga, by cash, debit or credit card, or PayPal.