Yoga Teacher Training in Austria and India
Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Austria and India (registered with Yoga Alliance International) involves intense training in the following educational categories:
Asana Practice: Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Austria and India (Goa) includes over 50 Hatha Yoga postures (beginner, intermediate and advanced level postures). Modifications and advanced variations of all postures are also taught.
Feedback: Given daily by teachers immediately after the Asana class, based on their observations.
Posture correction & alignment: Individual corrections, modifications and variations are suggested daily in these classes. They are held on alternate days in accordance with the observation and feedback made by the teachers about your practice or your own individual need.
Workshops: Held on alternate days on topics like arm balances, back bending, headstand and inversions. These workshops are aimed to help you practice safely and effectively.
Hands-On-Adjustments: These will enable you to deepen your physical practice.
Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Austria and India (Goa) includes practicing teaching, receiving feedback, hearing and giving feedback, and observing others’ teaching. It also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching. You begin to teach from the second week of the course. You will learn to give hands-on adjustment. Furthermore you will teach at least one full open class during the course. You will receive regular feedback by our teachers and your fellow students regarding your teaching style. This will help you improve and find your unique voice and style as a teacher.
The course leads you through the proper techniques for various Yoga postures. Further it includes sessions on key alignments, modifications, contraindications as well as hands-on adjustment techniques, teaching methodology and teaching practice. You will learn about the principles of sequencing. As a result of that you can create a Hatha Yoga sequence on your own, according to the need of your future. We emphasize on learning the Sanskrit names for postures, which will not only expand your knowledge but also enhance your professionalism as a teacher.
Posture Correction & Alignment
Morning Asana teacher will make observations about your personal practice and alignment during main morning Asana classes. Hence you will receive feedback based on these observations immediately after the class. Due to that you can correct your alignment or choose the suitable modification on variation. Most noteworthy all necessary corrections in your practice will be suggested to you the same day or during the posture clinics.
The course includes posture corrections and alignments with the purpose of helping you practice with correct techniques and alignment from the first day itself. Consequently you can improve and deepen your practice every time you hit the mat. It will also ensure that you advance your practice to a much higher level by the end of the course.
Pranayama (Breath Control):
Introduction, Breathing Essentials, Energy Enhancing Breaths, Mechanics of Breath, Prana & Lifestyle, Yogic Breathing.
Nadi Shodhana (Alternate nostril breathing), Bhastrika (Bellows breath), Sheetali (Cooling Breath), Sheetkari (Hissing breath), Kapalabhati (Frontal brain cleansing breath), Bhramari (Humming bee breath), Ujjayi (Psychic or Victorious breath).
Bandhas (Energy locks):
Introduction, Types, Moola Bandha (Root lock), Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal lock), Jalandhara Bandha (Throat lock), Maha Bandha (Great lock).
Mudras (Psychic gesture):
Introduction, Types, Hand Mudras, Head Mudras, Postural Mudras, Lock Mudras, Perineal Mudras.
Chin Mudra (Psychic gesture of consciousness), Jnana Mudra (Psychic gesture of knowledge), Bhairavi Mudra (Terrifying attitude), Shambhavi Mudra (Eyebrow centre gazing), Shanmukhi Mudra (Closing seven gates), Kechari Mudra (Tongue lock).
Shatkarma (Body cleansing):
Summing up there are seven ways of cleansing the body. During the course you will learn two types: Jal Neti (Nasal cleaning with water) and Sutra Neti (Nasal cleaning with thread).
During the course we will talk about different therapeutic sequences. With the help of these we can improve or prevent common diseases. Additionally you will practice those sequences for specific areas of the body in the morning class.
Anatomy & Physiology
In conclusion you will learn the principles of Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and their effects on the body. Further you will gain a knowledge about the functions and diseases of the Skeletal, Muscular, Digestive, Respiratory, Circulatory, Excretory, Nervous, Endocrine, Reproductive and the Immune Systems. Another topic we will look into is basic Ayurveda and the Tridoshas.
Meaning of Yoga / History of yoga / The relevance of Yoga today / Eight limbs of Yoga / The essence of Bhagavad Gita / Talks on Chakras and Kundalini (dormant energy).
Introduction, types of Mantras / Beeja Mantras (Seed Mantras) / Nirguna Mantras (Mantras without form) / Saguna Mantras- Deity mantras (relate to a specific energy of divinity).
Trataka (concentration gazing)
Trataka is a stepping- stone between physically oriented practices and mental practices, which leads to higher states of awareness. In conclusion we will practice Trataka before we enter the discipline of Meditation.
Introduction / Why Meditate / Mechanics of mind / Basics of meditation / Guide to meditation / Health for meditation / Peaceful diet.
Opening up your own school or studio / Advertising & business strategies / Teaching career / Networking with different Yoga schools, teachers and studios.
Yog Temple’s 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa and the Himalayas is registered with Yoga Alliance International. Students who will be certified from our school will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance International as RYT 200 (Registered Yoga Teacher).