350hrs QCI
SRI SRI YOGA
Teachers Training Program

Inspired by the established and fully blossomed yogi Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Sri Sri Yoga is a uniquely simple yet deeply profound yoga practice rooted in ancient vedic tradition.

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Overview

The 5-weeks curriculum is aligned with the syllabus laid down for Level-2 Yoga Teachers, under the Scheme for Voluntary Certification of Yoga Professionals, mentored by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and owned by QCI. The students who successfully complete the programme and examination thereafter will be eligible for the certificate from QCI after clearing an interview with an external panel.

Elegibility

• 18 years and above
• Education: 12th Grade (Standard) and above
• Physically fit
• Mentally sound to undergo rigorous training and teach yoga thereafter

Syllabus

• Principles and Fundamentals of Yoga – 75 Hr
• Introduction to basic Yogic Texts – 45 Hr
• Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology & Diet – 35 Hr
• Communication – 20 Hr
• Sukshama Vyayama & Shat Kriya – 35 Hr
• Yoga Asanas – 70 Hr
• Pranyama & Meditation – 35 Hr
• Teaching Practice – 35 Hr

Download detailed Syllabus laid down by the CQI

Daily Schedule

TTP is 10 to 12 hours a day. Below is the tentative daily schedule

Timings Sessions
05:30 – 08:00 Practice Session -1
08:15 – 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 Seva/Self Study
10:00 – 13:00 Lecture -1
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:15 – 14:45 Yog Nidra
14:45 – 15:45 Lecture -2
16:00 – 17:30 Practice Session -2
17:30 – 18:00 Self Study
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner
19:00 – 20:00 Satsang
20:15 – 21:45 Lecture -3
22:30 Lights Off

Certification

After successfully completing the 350 Hr of training and examination thereafter, the students shall be awarded a certificate mentioning the number of hours of education completed at the Sri Sri School of Yoga.

This certificate qualifies the student to take a direct exam with the QCI for the Certification as Yoga Professionals – Level 2 Teacher.

This will also enable the student to register with the Yoga Alliance, USA and receive their registration.

1. Yoga Philosophy, Scripture, Ethics & Lifestyle

The Yoga philosophy, scripture, ethics, and lifestyle sections include a review of various yoga scriptures such a The Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Yoga Sara Upanishads, and Hatha Yoga Pradipika. You will also be taught how to incorporate authentic yogic philosophy into your daily life.

2. Sri Sri Yoga Asanas

The Sri Sri Yoga Asanas section includes an acute understanding of the asanas, proper methodology of practicing the asanas, and guidance on instruction. The emphasis will be on observing and understanding the impact of each asana on the physical body, energy center, and mind.

Asana modifications to improve flexibility, muscle strength and how to increase or decrease the asana intensity in order to cater to individual student needs will also be covered. In addition to learning ways to improve flexibility and strength, participants will also learn how to improve balance, symmetry, and alignment.

Participants will learn the scriptural secrets for the proper practice of asanas. Participants will learn the methodology of creating short sequences of asana focused on a particular part of the body. Proper use of props to accommodate those with physical limitations will also be covered.

3. Anatomy & Physiology

The practice of asanas will be enhanced with a proper understanding of the functional human anatomy and physiology. This module will cover the basics of skeletal, muscular, respiratory, nervous and cardiovascular systems, injury and recovery, and esoteric anatomy, including chakras, nadis, prana, granthi, and bandhas.

This aspect of the curriculum will be taught through the use of virtual anatomy and models together with the practice of asanas in order to understand how each body part functions, and how the proper practice of the asanas can prevent and heal injuries.

4. Group Practicum

The Group Practicum has the following elements: group asana practice, observation, transcriptions focused on practicing asanas, adjustments, sequencing, and yoga philosophy as it applies to life on and off the mat.

5. Small group peer review and practicum

Participants will have hands-on practice in small groups in order to teach their students proper alignment, balance, and symmetry. Students will also provide feedback to peers and hone their class presentation skills.

6. Fundamental Sanskrit

Participants will learn the Sanskrit names and meanings of asanas. Sanskrit slokas and meanings will also be covered. Participant will be taught Sanskrit shlokas and sutra recitation, pronunciation, and meanings as they apply to yoga practice.

7. Pranayama principles & practice

Participants will learn the importance and methodology of proper breathing. Full understanding of prana, nadis, and chakras will be provided with the teaching of classical pranayama and how the proper flow of prana influences the body and mind.
Participants will be taught how to use this knowledge to improve physical and mental well being. Pranayama teaching methodology will also be covered.

8. Meditation

Participants will learn the basic principles of meditation and how to calm the mind. Through daily group classes, students will receive an experiential understanding of the true goal of asana practice, which is to reach the state of effortless stillness in the body and silence in the mind.

9. Ayurveda & Clinical Nutrition

Basic understanding of Ayurveda and its application to daily life will be covered, including dinacharya, body constitutions, diet for specific constitutions, and cleansing kriyas.

10. Interpersonal Skills

The discipline of yoga will ground the participant in the basic principles of becoming a good teacher: voice training, developing competence, confidence and comfort in teaching yoga.

11.Business of Yoga

The program will cover the basics of opening and creating a successful yoga business.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY / TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Complaints and Appeals

You can send complaints by email to complaint@srisrischoolofyoga.org. Please read the Complaints and Appeals document to know more about the feedback process.

Head Administration
Sri Sri School of Yoga Europe
Bad Antogast 1, 77028 Oppenau – Germany