200 Hour 28 Days Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

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Jun 6 - Jul 4, 2018
Group size: 1 - 25
200 Hour 28 Days Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

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Jun 6 - Jul 4, 2018
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

Providing a holistic program to relax and rejuvenate thoroughly, Akshi Yogashala is a heavenly abode for the yoga lovers and enthusiasts. Living up to its name, where Akshi means existence, the school enables the students to enrich their existence with the profoundness of yoga. Mingling the study of yoga with the richness of Indian philosophy, history of yoga and traditional Hatha yoga, the school is offering a yoga teacher training program at its center in Rishikesh.

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

  • A detailed theoretical focus on yoga philosophy
  • Mantra chanting classes and their meanings explained
  • Daily Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha yoga practices and guided meditation
  • Deep understanding of human anatomy and the effects of asanas on the body
  • Deep breathing practices and pranayama for relaxation and focus
  • Ayurvedic cleansing practices for complete detoxification
  • 27 nights of accommodation
  • Pure vegetarian meals

YOGA STYLES

  • Hatha
  • Vinyasa
  • Ashtanga

28 days with instruction in EnglishSpoken languages: English

The maximum participants in the group is 20

Airport transfer available:  Dehradun Airport (US$20 per person)

Airport transfer available:  Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$80 per person)

Accommodation

All the rooms are airy and allow proper space for free movement. The beautiful and breathtaking view of the mountains from the rooms makes it for a great living experience. All rooms are available on sharing or individual basis. The rooms have attached bathrooms with Western commodes and both hot and cold water runs 24/7. The whole institute is equipped with Wi-Fi and, open gardens to sit and unwind away from the hustle bustle of city life.

Yoga Training & Programs

ASANA

  • Ashatanga Vinyasa series 1
  • Core principles of Hatha yoga practice
  • Meditative pose
  • Structuring and sequencing the postures
  • Forward bending pose
  • Full health assessment on asana
  • Backward Bending pose
  • Traditional sun salutation series
  • Twisting pose
  • Sun salutation with root mantra series
  • Relaxation pose
  • Sequences / steps of doing asana confidently
  • Inverted pose
  • Moon salutation series
  • Kneeling pose
  • Joints and glands exercise
  • Standing pose
  • Balancing pose

RELAXATION TECHNIQUES

  • Point to point full body relaxation technique
  • Yoga Nidra for insomnia
  • Emotional body relaxation
  • Minor and major chakra relaxation
  • Deep causal body relaxation

SCIENCE OF BREATH (PRANAYAMA)

  • Four qualities of yogic breathing
  • What is pranic healing?
  • Importance of diaphragmatic breathing
  • Kapalbati
  • Stress and stress less related breathing techniques
  • Bhastrika
  • Psychological effect of yogic breathing
  • Brahmari
  • What is pranayama?
  • Ujjai
  • What are the five sub prana in yogic science?
  • Shetali and shetkari
  • What is ida, pingala and sushumna?
  • Nadi shodhanam
  • What is nadi?
  • 1:1, 1:2 and 1:4 breathing for emotional purification

MUDRAS AND BANDHAS

  • Yogic gesture for stress related problems
  • Internal mudra
  • Healing gestures for physical blockages
  • Bandha for energy leakage
  • Pranic gestures for awakening energy
  • Importance of root lock
  • Eye mudra
  • Types of locks in yogic science
  • Finger mudra

YOGA PHILOSOPHY

  • History and origin of yoga
  • Why we have disturbed mind, distracted mind, and stupefied mind in yogic science?
  • What is yoga?
  • What is celibacy and sex in yogic science?
  • What is Hatha yoga?
  • Why we suffer?
  • What is Ashtanga yoga?( eight limbs of yoga)
  • Why do people get diseases according to yogic science?
  • What is Raja yoga?
  • How to bend body to bend mind?
  • What is ignorance?
  • Three states of consciousness in yogic science
  • What is mind?
  • Four foundational pillars of life
  • Four faculties of mind field in yogic science
  • What is practice in yogic science?
  • Five layers of body in yogic science
  • What is Ekagrah?
  • What is knowledge and wisdom in yoga?
  • What is Kundalini?
  • What is Karma?
  • What is chakra?
  • What is sleep in yoga?
  • What is nadi?
  • Introduction to Ayurvedic science
  • What is Nirodhah in yoga?
  • What is "Fear" and "Love" in yogic science?
  • What is enlightenment and liberation in yoga?

MEDITATION AND CONCENTRATION

  • Breath awareness meditation
  • Inner light meditation
  • Chakra awareness meditation
  • Body less meditation
  • Mantra awareness meditation
  • Walking meditation
  • Full moon meditation
  • Third eye meditation

ART OF ALIGNMENT AND ADJUSTMENT WORKSHOPS

  • Workshop on hip opening
  • Workshop on back bending
  • Workshop on forward bending
  • Workshop in twisting postures

MANTRA YOGA AND ITS IMPORTANCE

  • What is Om?
  • Mantra for fearless living
  • What is mantra?
  • Mantra for wisdom
  • What is tantra?
  • Mantra for universal master
  • How to create positive vibration or energy with mantra yoga?

YOGA ANATOMY

  • Yogic skeletal and joints system
  • Yogic physiology
  • Yogic respiratory system
  • Yoga safety while doing asana and pranyama practices
  • Muscular system and usage of some important muscles in yogic exercise
  • Nature of lunar energy, solar energy and neutral flow energy
  • Yogic anatomy of spinal cord and its importance
  • Yogic counseling for therapy
  • Yogic therapy like back problems, slip disk problems, and diabetes
  • Usage of yogic techniques as therapy
  • Spinal deformation, thyroid and obesity
  • Yoga therapies on common disease like - head ache, cold, sinus, migraine

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 Hatha yoga
  • 07:45 Pranayama - breathing practices
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Yoga anatomy
  • 12:00 Yoga practicum / mantra chanting
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Yoga philosophy / Ayurveda
  • 16:15 Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga
  • 18:00 Meditation and relaxation
  • 19:30 Dinner

Please note that mantra chanting is for the first week. Yoga practicum includes alignment and adjustments, and teaching mythology.

What’s included

  • Vegetarian Food
    The school offers pure vegetarian meals. Spilling the richness of nutrients and vitamins, each and every meal is nourishing and refines the entire being.
  • Special Dietary Catered
  • Excursions
    Ganga Arti, River Rafting, Yoga Training, Ancient Himalayan Caves Visit, The Himalayan Temple Visit, First hand Interaction to Indian Heritage
  • Untitled Item
    Yoga Books, Accommodations, Wi-Fi,
  • Airfare Trip
    Aitfare trip to/from India not included
  • Donation/Charity
  • Upgraded Bookings
    • Upgraded hotel bookings outside of retreat offerings

Available Packages

Private Accommodation
$1350
Deposit: $200
Shared Accomodation
$1250
Deposit: $200

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