This unique and effective training program is designed for those interested in becoming Yoga Therapy teachers as well as for already practicing yoga teachers interested in the therapeutic and Ayurvedic approaches to Yoga as a healing art and science and complimentary medicine for most common physical and mental dis-harmonies affecting people around the world.
After successful completion of this course, students will receive Yoga Alliance recognised 200hr Yoga Teacher Training Certificates and 30hr Holistic Studies Certificates (Yoga Alliance continuing education).This course is a harmonious blend of two ancient systems of health - Yoga and Ayuveda.
Our program is unique and different from other Yoga Teacher Trainings. Teachers will be trained to design personalised custom yoga programs for their existing and future clients according to their clients’ age, mental profile, lifestyle and work, physical ailments and limitations, traumas, stress related illnesses and their Ayurvedic Doshas. For example, programs for elderly people, pregnant women, corporate workers suffering from “burnout” etc.
Training is done in an Ayurvedic center PDI (Prakash Deep Institute of Ayurveda) in a friendly andcozy atmosphere of a small group in order to dedicate more time to each student. Students will have a unique opportunity to learn from a senior yoga teacher, a yoga therapist, and a natural medicine practitioner from the US Antonina Ramsey and Indian doctors of Ayurveda Vivek Mohindra and Latika Verma.
Daily yoga, meditation, and guided relaxation
» Clean and comfortable accommodation (shared and private)
» Three delicious daily vegetarian Ayurvedic meals
» Unlimited herbal teas and filtered water
» Theory of Yoga Therapy and Yoga Philosophy.
» Yoga Philosophy as the seed of human wellness and mental and physical human recovery.
» Applied Yoga Philosophy. How to weave Yoga Philosophy into Yoga classes and Yoga Therapy programs for clients.
» Using Yoga Philosophy as complimentary medicine.
» How to use Yoga Philosophy for wellness coaching and mindfulness client programs.
» Philosophy of Ayurveda and deep connection between Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda.
» Study of Asanas. Asanas deconstructed - alignment, variations, Asana dos and don’ts, adjustments of Asanas to each persons’ needs.
» Applied anatomy and physiology. Muscles, tissues, fascia, skeleton, circulatory system, lymphatic system, nervous system, immune system, digestive system.
» Learning how to use the knowledge of anatomy and physiology in the design of personalised yoga programs for the self and clients.
» Subtle Yogic Anatomy. Energy channels Nadis and energy centres Charkas. Connection of the subtle Yogic Anatomy to modern anatomy and science.
» Application of the system of Chakras in healing of emotional imbalances and mental disharmonies.
» Creation of a personal Yoga practice - Sadhana.
» Creation of a balanced personal practice for different types of people (clients) with different requirements, needs, and Doshas.
» Design and practice of asana and breath flows and sequences.
» Design and practice of guided relaxation sessions.
» Learning to select the right tools within the system of Yoga for each person according to their needs.
» Learning how to engage clients in their own healing process.
» Learning how to recommend yoga therapies to clients.
» Design of a yoga therapy program for a client.
» Designing yoga sessions for different Doshas applying philosophy of Ayurveda.
» Designing and teaching intermediate and beginner level group yoga classes.
» Ayurvedic Philosophy - Five Elements, Gunas, and Doshas.
» Ayurvedic approach to physiology - Dhatus.
» Ayurvedic approach to wellbeing and health - Ojas and Ama.
» Ayurvedic approach to digestion - Agni.
» Learning how to weave Ayurvedic philosophy and preventative Ayurvedic medicine into yoga classes and programs.
» Ayurveda Studies.
» Real patient case studies.
» Basics of Panchakarma - the system of deep Ayurvedic detoxification and healing.
» Practicing Panchkarma on oneself (according to each student’spersonal constitution).
» Learning and practicing most common basic Ayurvedic therapies.
» Making treatment plans, diet plans, and lifestyle change plans.
» Learning Ayurvedic cooking and how to use spices as medicine.
» Learning how to prepare basic Ayurvedic herbal remedies.