Date(s) - 08/06/2020 - 25/07/2020
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
500 hour yoga teacher training in rishikesh, India registered with Yoga Alliance, USA, based on Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga organized by RishikeshYogPeeth – RYS 200,300 & 500.
Yoga school RishikeshYogPeeth, located in the beautiful Himalayas, meets the Yoga Alliance standards as a registered yoga school in India. The school can help you to effectively master your yoga learning, teaching and personal practice in order for you to grow as an inspiring yoga teacher who can be a light to students seeking spiritual enlightenment through the practice of this centuries old tradition.
500-hour yoga teacher training is structured to advance and reinforce your basic learning and practice of yoga. You will be instructed in the teaching methodology for Asana (physical postures), pranayama (breath control) and dhyana (meditation). Classes in these three and other fields will build on your existing skills in the various postures, pranayama and meditation techniques which will be a step forward in you becoming a registered yoga teacher. As a yoga teacher you will need specific advanced skills and so the 500 hour YTT is designed to fulfill those needs.
An in-depth study of Yog Sutra and Vedanta will enable you to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the philosophy and practice of yoga. You will be taught to identify body types and capacity of the individuals to adopt yogic practice.
Human anatomy and physiology and its correlation to yogic practices, mantra chanting and principles of swara yoga are other areas where you will be able to sharpen and polish your skills as required by a teacher.
OVERVIEW OF THE SYLLABUS – 500HRS YTTC
Yoga asanas can help with the recovery and management of many common diseases and disorders. This class will provide students with an introduction to the anatomy and pathology of common health issues that can be dealt through diet, asana, and pranayama practice. There are five key categories of asanas which will be covered in this course, they are standing poses, forward bends, backbends, twists, and inversions. The trainee will be encouraged to practice essential poses in each category. Along with practising the poses, trainees are also educated about its benefits and functions.
Yogic postures comprise three hours of the daily schedule of the 500-hour yoga teacher training. Intending to create expert Yoga practitioners, Rishikesh Yogpeeth offers the guided practice of the methods and techniques. The Yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh is designed to help you gain mastery of each of the varied Asanas and their usage to treat various maladies of the human body. You will be taught the rationale behind practising each Asana as well as which body part or muscle group is being targeted. You will also be taught a list of alternate Asana that can help your conditioning to work up towards complex/high-level Asanas.
Students will learn anatomy and physiology relevant to yoga in order to strengthen their classroom explanations, cues, and corrections of asana. Trainees at this 500-hour yoga teacher training in India are taught about how yoga poses can have a therapeutic effect on the body. They are also taught on using Asanas for disease management, a deeper knowledge of the human body will make Yoga more impactful and also have a better influence on the practitioner.
This part of the curriculum will include studying the ancient Yogic philosophies and traditional texts. Insights on yogic lifestyle and other concepts like that of dharma and karma are also explored in the 500-hour yoga teacher training at Rishikesh Yogpeeth. Other facets of Yoga and its beliefs are also shared at the training; It is believed that being a Yoga practitioner is of great value and should be considered as a form of service to the community. This class will prepare students to study and understand Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Once a week, students will lead a discussion reflecting on the week’s readings. Before class, students should write down one question on a notecard directly related to the day’s reading and give this to the teacher at the start of class. This is aimed at improving classroom engagement and retention of the day’s teachings.
Pranayama, Yogic Breathing, Yoga Nidra & Chanting:
Students will learn techniques to open vital energy centres in the body with a goal of becoming proficient enough to teach these skills to their students. Practical teaching experience will begin from the second week. Some of the key techniques promoted are meditation techniques, Yoga Nidra to manage stress and anxiety, and managing one’s breathing pattern with effective Pranayama techniques.
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