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Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Training

YogaPeace offers multiple level Yoga Teacher Training programs. Programs are accredited by Yoga Certification Board and Yoga Alliance. The programs are taught by experienced and certified yoga teachers and covers a wide range of topics, including the history and philosophy of yoga, the anatomy and physiology of yoga, the practice of yoga asanas, and the art of teaching yoga. Graduates of the program are qualified to teach yoga worldwide.

Schedule

  • Monday:

    10:00 – 18:00

  • Tuesday:

    10:00 – 18:00

  • Wednesday:

    10:00 – 18:00

  • Thursday:

    10:00 – 18:00

  • Friday:

    10:00 – 18:00

  • Saturday:

    10:00 – 18:00


The program is offered in-person. The cost of the program varies depending on the format and duration. The programs typically takes 2-8 months to complete.

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Courses


Course 1: Basic Yoga Therapy Master / BYTM (YCB Level 1)

*YCB Level 1 (YPI) Curriculum Included (Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India)

Duration: 250 Hours / 40 Days

Fee: INR ₹ 40,000 + ₹ 3,000 YCB Exam Fees = ₹ 43,000 (US$ 650)

Synopsis:

  • Teachings with a strong core and proper alignment
  • In-Depth Practical knowledge of Yoga
  • Basic learning of Yoga Therapy (without Props) to treat various health issues
  • Study of Human Anatomy & its Physiology
  • Explanation of Vedic mantras
  • Yogic Texts (Patanjal Yoga Sutra, Hathpradipika, Bhagwad Geeta etc.)
  • Teaching Practice, Personality Development leads to the holistic development
  • Learning is emphasized in Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Growth.
  • Career-oriented training
  • World-Class Infrastructure & Amenities
  • Placement Assistance
Course 2: Fitness Yoga Coach/ FYC (YCB: Level 2)

*YCB Level 2 (YWI) Curriculum Included (Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India)

Duration: 40 Days /250 Hours

Fee: INR ₹ 49,000 + ₹ 4,000 YCB Exam Fees = ₹ 53,000 (US$ 795)

Course Structure
1 Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices
1.1 Yoga: Etymology, definitions (Patanjala Yoga Sutra, Bhagwad Gita & Kathopanishad), aim, objectives, and misconceptions.
1.2 Yoga: Its origin, history, and development.
1.3 Brief Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga Darshana.
1.4 Life sketches and teachings of Yoga masters (Maharishi Ramana, Shri Aurobindo Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayananda Saraswati).
1.5 Principles of Yoga and practices of healthy living.
1.6 Principles and Practices of Jnana Yoga.
1.7 Principles and Practices of Bhakti Yoga.
1.8 Principles and Practices of Karma Yoga.
1.9 Concept and principles of Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama, Surya Namaskara and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
1.10 Concept and principles of Shatkarma: Meaning, Types, Principles and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
1.11 Concept and principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types, and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
1.12 Concept and principles of Pranayama: Meaning, definition, types, and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
1.13 Introduction to Tri Bandha and their health benefits.
1.14 Dhyana and its significance in health and well-being.
1.15 Introduction to Yogic relaxation techniques with special reference to Yoga Nidra.
1.16 Yogic concept and principles of Ahara(Mitahara, Yuktahara).

2 Introduction to Yoga Texts
2.1 Introduction to Prasthanatrayee, Purushartha Chatushtaya, and the goal of human life.
2.2 Yoga in Kathopnishad, Prashanopanisha, Tattriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda Mimamsa.
2.3 Concept of Sthitaprajna, Bhakti, Karma, and Dhyana in Bhagavad Gita.
2.4 Significance of Bhagavad Gita in day-to-day life.
2.5 Concept of healthy living in Bhagavad Gita (Ahara, Vihara, Achara, Vichara).
2.6 Study of Patanjali Yoga Sutra including selected sutras from following chapters (I- 1 to 12, II- 46 – 51, III- 1 to 4).
2.7 Concept of Chitta, Chitta Bhumi, Chitta Vritti, Chitta Vikshepa, Chittaprasadanam, and their relationship with wellness.
2.8 Bahiranga Yoga of Maharishi Patanjali (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara).
2.9 Antaranga Yoga of Maharisi Patanjali (Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi).
2.10 Concept of mental well-being according to Patanjala Yoga.
2.11 Hatha Yoga: Its parampara, knowledge of basic Yoga texts (Hatha Pradipika and Grand Samhita). Relationship between Hatha yoga and Raja Yoga.
2.12 Sadhaka and Badhaka tatva, principle to be followed by Hatha Yoga practitioner.
2.13 Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya & Apthaya.
2.14 Concepts of Nadis, Prana, and Pranayama for Subjective experiences.
2.15 Knowledge of Hatha Yoga practices for wellness (Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Nadaanusandhana).
2.16 Concept of Tridoshas, Sapta Dhatu, Agni, Vayu, and Mala; their role in wellness.
2.17 Concepts of Dinacharya and Ritucharya and their importance in well-being.
2.18 Importance of Ahara, Nidra, and Brahmacharya in well-being.
2.19 Yogic concept of mental hygiene: Maître, Karuna, Mudita & Upeksha).

3 Yoga for Wellness
3.1 General introduction to the human body and nine major systems of the human body.
3.2 Introductions to sensory organs (Eyes, Nose, Ears, Tongue, and Skin).
3.3 Basic functions of nine major systems of the human body and homeostasis.
3.4 Yogic concept of health and wellness.
3.5 Importance of psychosocial environment for health and wellness.
3.6 Knowledge of common diseases; their prevention and management by Yoga.
3.7 Knowledge of the role of Yoga in the management of non-communicable diseases.
3.8 Concept of stress and Yogic management of stress and its consequence.

Yoga Practical
1 Prayer
1.1 Concept and Recitation of Pranava
1.2Concept and Recitation of Hymns
1.3 Selected universal prayers, invocations, and Nishpatti Bhava.

2 Yogic Shat Karma
2.1 Neti: Sutra Neti and Jala Neti
2.2 Dhauti: Vamana Dhauti (Kunjal)
2.3 Kapalbhati (Vatakrama)

3 Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama
Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Microcirculation practices)
Eye Movement – Netra Shakti Vikasaka Bhuja Valli Shakti VikasakaNeck Movement – Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I, II, III, IV) & Nack Traction ( I, VIII )Shoulder Movement – Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka , Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka & Shoulder Traction, Skandha Chakra ( I, II )Wrist Movement – Manibnadha Chakra, Mushtika BandhTrunk Movement – Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V ), Cycle Sanchalan, Uttanpad Kriya, Pawanmuktasana Kriya (I,II ), Padparsar Katichakra Kriya, Padparsar Parivrat Pachimottan KriyaWaist Movement – Makrasana Kriya ( III, IV ), Dwipad Vratkar Kriya, Chakki Sanchalan KriyaKnee Movement – Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B ), Janu Shakti Vikasaka , Janu Chakara KriyaAnkle Movement – Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B, Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka, Gulf Naman & Gulf ChakraYogic Sthula Vyayama (Macro circulation practices)Sarvanga PushtiHrid Gati (Engine Daud)

4 Yogic Surya Namaskara with MantraAdvance Surya NamaskarSurya Namaskar Variations (I, II, III)Fat Go NamaskarSmileTai-ChiAshtang Vinyasa Series I *

5 Yogasana
5.1 Tadasana, Supt Tadasana, Hastottanasana, Vrikshasana, Utthita Hastapadangustasana
5.2 Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana , Dwikonasana
5.3 Trikonasana, Parshva Konasana, Katichakrasana, Utkatasna
5.4 Dandasana, Padmasana, Utitha Padmasana, Vajarasana, Badhkonasana , Goumukhasna
5.5 Yogamudrasana, Parvatasana , Vashista Asana, Tolasana
5.6 Bhadrasana, Mandukasana, Ushtrasana, Marjariasna ( I, II ) Shashankasana, Uttana Mandukasana,
5.7 Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana, JanuSirsasana, Parighasana
5.8 Vakrasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Gomukhasana , Bhardwajasna
5.9 Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Akarna Dhanurasana, Pakshi Asna, Jathara Parivartanasana, Makrasana
5.10 Pavanamuktasana and its Variations
5.11 Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Purna Halasana, Setubandhasana, Sarala-Matsyasana, Sarvangasana
5.12 Adho Mukhasvanasna, Urdhva Mukhasvanasna , Urdhva Prasarita Ekpad Asana
5.13 Veer Bhadrasana ( I, II ,III )
5.14 Shavasana,
5.15 Health benefits of Suryanamaskara, Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, and practices leading to Dhyana (as per the practical syllabus of the course).

6 Preparatory Breathing Practices
6.1 Sectional Breathing (Abdominal, Thoracic and Clavicular Breathing)
6.2 Yogic Deep Breathing
6.3 Anuloma Viloma/ Nadi Shodhana

7 Pranayama
7.1 Concept of Puraka, Rechaka, and Kumbhaka
7.2 Ujjayee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
7.3 Sheetalee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
7.4 Sitkaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
7.5 Bhramaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

8 Concept and Demonstration of Bandha
8.1 Jalandhara Bandha
8.2 Uddiyana Bandha
8.3 Mula Bandha

9 Concept and Demonstration of Mudra
9.1 Yoga Mudra
9.2 Maha Mudra
9.3 Vipareetakarani Mudra

10 Practices leading to Dhyana Sadhana
10.1 Body awareness and Breath awareness
10.2 Yoga Nidra
10.3 Antarmauna
10.4 Recitation of Pranava and Soham
10.5 Recitation of Hymns
10.6 Practice of Dhyana

11 Teaching Skills (Methods of Teaching Yoga)
11.1 Teaching methods with special reference to Yoga
11.2 Factors influencing Yoga teaching
11.3 Need of teaching practice and its use in Yogic practice.
11.4 Teaching Aids: Meaning and Need, Role of Language, Voice, Fluency, Clarity and Body language in an ideal presentation
11.5 Methods of teaching Yoga to an individual, small group, and large group
11.6 Lecture cum demonstration in Yoga: Its meaning, importance, and method of its Presentation
11.7 Lesson plan: It’s meaning and need
11.8 Preparation of lesson plan in Yoga, Preparation of lesson plan for an individual and for a group.
11.9 Presentation of lessons in specific Yogic practices: Kriya, Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana.
11.10 Assessment of a Yoga class (detection and correction of mistakes)

Course 3: Advanced Yoga Therapy Master (AYTM)

*Prerequisite: Level 1

Duration: 5-6 Months ( 3-4 Months Theory & Practical + 2.5 Months Internship) / 250 Hours + 1170 Hours )

Fees: INR ₹ 1,10,000 (US$ 1,600)

  • Yoga therapy training with Props
  • Learn therapy on the principles of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar (With Props)
  • Detailed study of Anatomy, Physiology.
  • Yoga Philosophy (Shad darshan), Narrative study Ayurveda, Yogic Texts.
  • Study the concept of mental hygiene, its diagnosis & yogic treatment
  • Learning Disease Management (Acute & Chronic)
  • Opportunity to treat patients, and various workshops
  • Personality Development Sessions & Holistic Development
  • Placement Assurance
YogaPeace Grand Master Course

YogaPeace Grand Master Course encompasses a wide range of topics covering:

  • Course 1: BYTM
  • Course 2: FYC
  • Course 3: AYTM
  • Yoga For Sports
  • Advance Anatomy Classes

Course Duration: 7-8 Months and minimum 1,870 Hours of practicum

Fees: INR ₹ 2,00,000 (US$ 3,000)

A journey with yourself towards your inner self. As designed by our ancestors and passed from Saints, Sages, and Mahatmans as an integral value, it is the utmost requirement nowadays for our Holistic well-being.

AAGAMAN (Welcome Ceremony)

Be the Change, Being the Calm, Quiet, and Steady within. You are Heartedly welcome to be more aware of your Body, Mind, and Soul. An oath to be taken for Serving society for its Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Well-being.

COURSE LEVELS

AARAMBH ( Course 1: Basic Yoga Therapy Master/BYTM (YCB Level 1)

The first step of learning the fundamentals of Yog is concentrating on Pranayamas, Asanas, and Mudras with a Deep Understanding of the science and proper methodology behind them.

Teachings with a strong core and proper alignment.

  • In-Depth Practical knowledge of Yoga
  • Basic learning of Yoga Therapy (without Props) to treat various health issues.
  • Study of Human Anatomy & its Physiology
  • Explanation of Vedic mantras
  • Yogic Texts (Patanjal Yoga Sutra, Hathpradipika, Bhagwad Geeta etc.)
  • Teaching Practice, Personality Development leads to the holistic development
  • Learning is emphasized in Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Growth.
  • Career-oriented training
  • World-Class Infrastructure & Amenities
  • Placement Assistance
  • PRAPTI (You Get…): Teach YOG, Meditation, Yog for Pregnant Woman, YOG for Routine Lifestyle Disorders.

MADHYAM (Fitness Yoga Coach/ FYC (YCB Level 2 )

The next level of Yog Abhyasa consists of Tai Chi (Mother of Martial Arts), Ashtanga Vinyasa Flows and various other practices focusing on Weight Loss and Intense ways to make you flexible and strong at the same time.

Advanced Yoga Practices.

  • Learn various patterns of Sun salutations
  • Adaptations of Tai-Chi in Yoga
  • Learn various meditative techniques and guided relaxation
  • Diet Chart Designing
  • Research-based techniques to deal with fat loss and muscle building.
  • Aesthetic way of teaching yoga
  • Enhance strength and stamina by activating brain cells.
  • Precise and detailed corrections
  • PRAPTI: Teach YOG for Weight Loss, Flexibility and Strength & PARTNER YOG

UTTAM (Advanced Yoga Therapy Master (AYTM)

Getting very popular Nowadays due to its Positive and Longlasting Results in patients, Methods and Techniques based on the healing principles of yoga are taught to treat and cure Diseases, Ailments, Chronic, Acute, and Lifestyle Disorders.

Yoga therapy training with Props

  • Learn therapy on the principles of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar (with Props)
  • Detailed study of Anatomy, Physiology.
  • Yoga Philosophy (Shad darshan), Narrative study Ayurveda, Yogic Texts.
  • Study concept of mental hygiene, its diagnosis & yogic treatment
  • Learning Disease Management (Acute & Chronic)
  • Opportunity to treat patients, and various workshops
  • Personality Development Sessions & Holistic Development
  • Placement Assurance
  • PRAPTI: Becoming YOGA THERAPIST, one can treat any kind of patients

SARVOTTAM

An internship program designed specially to give experience to patients and practitioners under the expert’s supervision providing you an edge for teaching YOG and treating and helping people.

SEVARTH

After learning and working on different levels of yoga, you are groomed as a Yoga Instructor and Therapist who is ready to serve Society with all of your Right Knowledge, Best efforts, and Good Intent.

Yoga for Sports (Advance Yoga)

by Dr. Abhinav Joshi

Duration: 75 Days / 150 Hours

Fees: INR ₹ 20,000 (US$ 300)

Yoga for sport means when we try to perform advanced yoga asanas with perfection. Which benefits you immensely in terms of health. It is slightly different from medical yoga. Because in therapy yoga we use props and can mold yogasanas according to the disease and patient. But yoga for sports means yoga postures with perfection. We don’t make or change any yoga posture as per performer. Yoga for sports Means Perfect Advance Yoga Posture

Where you can learn the perfection of advanced yoga postures along with the techniques of the posture. To expand the movements of the body, to increase the flexibility of the body, the movements of the spine and the opening of the back, to make yoga asanas better to best.

All this will be taught by Dr. Abhinav Joshi who is a PhD holder in Yoga Sports as well as Asian Yoga Sports Teacher and Referee and has been teaching since 2000-2001.

We aim to teach you from scratch and guide you towards perfection.

Yoga for sports teaches the perfect execution of advanced yoga poses to enhance health and mobility.

Yoga for sports teaches perfect execution of advanced yoga postures for health, flexibility, and spine.

Advanced Anatomy Classes

by Dr. Arun Joshi

Duration: 25 Days / 50 Hours

Fees: INR ₹ 20,000 (US$ 300)

It has been realised that for proper treatment of any ailment, proper diagnosis is a must. Keeping this in mind, Yogapeace has incorporated advanced Anatomy Course.

It is essential for us to have basic knowledge of Human Anatomy and Physiology. This training by Dr Arun Joshi would enhance your understanding about human anatomy, how to accurately diagnose the diseases, find the root cause and treat it properly. An expert doctor would train you to read X-rays, CT scan, MRI, ultrasound, blood reports and others.

Embark on Your Transformation

YogaPeace Sansthan welcomes you on a transformative journey of self-discovery and empowerment through our comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training Courses. With a rich heritage and over 30 years of experience, we are dedicated to fostering exceptional yoga teachers who can not only guide others on the physical path of yoga, but also illuminate the deeper aspects of mental and spiritual well-being.

Our meticulously crafted programs cater to a variety of aspirations, whether you seek to become a certified Yoga Therapist or a Fitness Yoga Coach. This article serves as a comprehensive guide, delving into the unique offerings of each course and equipping you to make an informed decision about your yoga teacher training path.

Unveiling the Foundation: Basic Yoga Therapy Master (BYTM) – YCB Level 1

This program forms the cornerstone of YogaPeace’s Teacher Training curriculum. The BYTM (YCB Level 1) equips you with a strong foundation in yoga asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), and yogic philosophy. Through in-depth practical knowledge, you’ll gain the ability to teach basic yoga therapy techniques to address various health concerns.

The curriculum incorporates a thorough exploration of human anatomy and physiology, enabling you to understand the body’s mechanics and how yoga can optimize its functioning. You’ll delve into the ancient wisdom of Vedic mantras and yogic texts like the Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Hathapradipika, gaining insights into the philosophical and spiritual dimensions of yoga.

A key highlight of the BYTM program is the focus on personal growth. Teaching practice sessions coupled with personality development workshops foster confidence and refine your ability to effectively guide others. This program culminates in a rewarding internship that allows you to gain practical experience under the supervision of seasoned yoga therapists.

Beyond the Basics: Fitness Yoga Coach (FYC) – YCB Level 2

Building upon the foundation established in the BYTM program, the Fitness Yoga Coach (FYC) – YCB Level 2 course equips you to design and deliver dynamic yoga classes tailored for fitness enthusiasts. This program delves into advanced asana practices, exploring variations and modifications to cater to diverse fitness levels and goals.

You’ll gain a deeper understanding of functional movement patterns and how to integrate them seamlessly into yoga routines. The curriculum emphasizes creative sequencing, allowing you to craft invigorating and effective yoga classes that cater to a variety of fitness aspirations. This program also introduces you to the fundamentals of sports yoga, providing you with the tools to address common sports injuries and enhance athletic performance.

Deepening the Therapeutic Expertise: Advanced Yoga Therapy Master (AYTM)

For individuals seeking to specialize in therapeutic yoga, the Advanced Yoga Therapy Master (AYTM) program offers a transformative learning experience. This program builds upon the knowledge acquired in the BYTM program, delving into advanced therapeutic applications of yoga.

You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of yoga therapy principles based on the teachings of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar, known for his emphasis on alignment and the use of props. The curriculum incorporates a detailed study of anatomy and physiology, enabling you to confidently design therapeutic yoga interventions for a broader range of health conditions.

The program also explores the realm of mental health, equipping you with the skills to address stress, anxiety, and depression through the multifaceted practices of yoga. A significant portion of the AYTM program focuses on practical experience. Opportunities to treat patients under the guidance of experienced yoga therapists allow you to refine your therapeutic skills and gain invaluable confidence.

The Yoga Grand Master Course: A Holistic Journey

The Yoga Grand Master Course represents the pinnacle of YogaPeace’s Teacher Training curriculum. This comprehensive program integrates the knowledge and practices explored in the BYTM, FYC, and AYTM courses, culminating in the creation of a well-rounded yoga teacher with expertise in both therapeutic and fitness applications.

The program offers a unique opportunity to delve into the world of Yoga Therapy Tourism, equipping you with the skills to cater to the specific needs of international yoga enthusiasts seeking therapeutic interventions. Additionally, the curriculum explores the philosophical and spiritual dimensions of yoga in greater depth, fostering a holistic understanding of this ancient practice.

Beyond Teacher Training: Specialized Courses

YogaPeace Sansthan recognizes the evolving needs of yoga practitioners. In addition to our comprehensive Teacher Training programs, we offer specialized courses that cater to specific areas of interest. The Yoga for Sports – Advanced Yoga program equips you with the expertise to guide athletes and fitness enthusiasts in maximizing their performance and preventing injuries.

For those seeking to deepen their understanding of the human form, the Advanced Anatomy Classes offer a detailed exploration of the musculoskeletal system, providing valuable insights applicable to both therapeutic and fitness-oriented yoga practices.

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