Ananda Seva Guru Kula is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance. Our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training is an opportunity to deepen your inner connection to Self through yoga and meditation practices, while attaining certification that allows you to become a nationally registered Yoga Instructor, RYT, at the 200 hour level.
Our training focuses on personal spiritual development through yogic practices. It gives students an opportunity to experience the yogic lifestyle and its multiple benefits while teaching them about yogic tradition, its history, theory and practical application.
During training students will practice daily meditation and asana (yogic posture) practice, learn a comprehensive overview of the breadth and depth of yogic philosophy and practices and begin to explore their own development of body, mind and spirit through exposure to the richness of the yogic tradition.
2015 Training Schedule: 6:30am-6:30pm Fri-Sat-Sun Feb 20-22 March 13-15 April 17-19 May 8-10 June 19-21 July 10-12 Aug 7-9
The course teachings include:
An in-depth overview of traditional yoga postures (asanas) and teaching methodology
Meditation practices – how to meditate successfully, visualizations, and how to teach basic meditation
Yogic self-massage, restorative yoga and deep relaxation practices
History of Yoga from ancient times
Classical and modern schools of Yoga
Overview of the six primary yogic traditions
Yoga Psychology and Pilosophy
Basic Ayurvedic principles
Yogic Health Practices – cleansing, purification methods, yogic dietary practices and fasting
Breathing practices (pranayamas) and their effects
Starting a successful business as a yoga instructor
About the Training Style
The style of yoga postures (asanas) taught in our training is a classical Hatha flow. Its roots are in the ancient traditions of Tantra and Hatha from North India. Students will learn the correct identification and performance of the major Hatha Yoga postures, their benefits, subtle energy and hormonal and/or therapeutic impact.
Other Aspects Taught in the Asana Program Include:
Proper alignment and biomechanics
Guiding and adjusting students properly in postures
Health benefits, indications and contraindications of particular postures
Adapting yoga teachings for special populations.
Self Massage and Deep Relaxation Techniques used with Asanas
Guidelines for the practice of Asanas
Asanas and Ayurveda
Anatomy and physiology as related to Asanas
Designing a balanced class – principles of sequencing
How to teach a class, spot, and align
Supervised student teaching and developing a personalized style
This certification program is open to people of all faiths and traditions and is especially designed for those who want to experience a comprehensive overview of yogic teachings. For those who want to immerse themselves in the richness of the yogic lifestyle, this program offers an in-depth overview of yogic practices. For those who are teaching, or would like to teach, this program will expand your yogic knowledge as you develop and enhance your teaching skills. And for those whose primary goal is more personal, the program offers an opportunity to learn and implement the deep richness of a personal yogic practice.
Meditation and Yoga Retreats
Yoga Teacher Training
Do you have a passion, a love for spirit?
Do you want to open your heart and meet the God within, know your innermost Self and bring healing to the planet? Do you want to share your journey with like-minded people?
Ananda Seva Mission has been offering individual meditaiont instructions since 1996 and sponsoring spiritual retreats since 1996. Ananda Seva Guru Kula, our training department, has been providing Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2003. and Yoga Therapy Trainings since 2005.