YOGA TEACHER TRAINING COURSE - 200H

We welcome all Yoga enthusiasts and aspiring Yoga teachers for our certificate course of Yoga Teacher Training Course at the most scenic Art of Living International Center (Ashram), Bengaluru, India.

This course not only provides a strong foundation for all individuals who aspire to become yoga teachers but also ignites a desire to understand oneself and learn ways to harmonize one’s inner environment to be able to create a wonderful yoga experience in his/her yoga teaching.

It promises to provide the relevant tools and techniques of authentic Yoga practices along with the guidance to help bring forth each Yoga aspirant’s unique style of teaching for a promising Yoga Career.

Using modern as well as traditional teaching methodologies, our experienced pool of teachers impart primary knowledge of Yoga practices which in turn paves the way for the Yoga Teachers towards acquiring further knowledge and training of the same.

The teachings on the course are rooted in the ancient yoga texts like the Yog Sutra of Maharishi Patanjali, Srimad Bhagavad Gita, the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita, to name a few. Practical applications of Yoga in terms of lifestyle management, theoretical and practice of the Shat Kriyas, ability to demonstrate and teach yoga postures and breathing techniques make up the practical aspect of the course.

The course also includes the learning and regular practice of Sudarshan Kriya, a powerful breathing technique taught only through the Art of Living and practiced by thousands of people across the world.

This program is offered at Sri Sri School of Yoga in various formats as below:

  • 3 weeks residential course
  • 12 weeks (weekends only) course
  • 4 months residential course (Karma yoga intensive)

Schedule for the upcoming 200H courses would be available at the link Yoga Teacher Training Course

HIGH POINTS OF THE COURSE

  • A unique and rare opportunity to be part of this course in the presence of a living Master, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Ji
  • A holistic and conducive atmosphere of the Art of Living ashram which offers spiritual growth to the aspiring yogi in you and guide you on your beautiful journey towards the inner self
  • An all-round yogic experience where you get to attend our ashram’s spiritual events like the ashram Satsangs, Pujas, chanting along with an opportunity to be a part of Karma Yoga, that is selfless service.
  • A one of its kind spiritual sojourn where you get to have a lot of me time and get to know yourself better through Swadhaya (self-analysis)
  • Be a part of our global family through its cultural diversity for richer and life-changing experiences
  • A pool of experienced teachers who have been on this path for years, who have their own unique style of teaching and a storehouse of enriching experiences and inspiring stories to share
  • A well thought of and comprehensive curriculum to empower you to share and teach this knowledge to others on the path and be a guiding light to many more
  • Teaching methodologies with a unique approach involving fun activities, classroom sessions and practical interaction between you and others in the course for better learning
  • Hands-on asana sessions which help you know how to teach asana postures, modifications as per your target audience and variations in the postures
  • A course that helps identify and enhance your distinctive teaching styles and help you master the art of taking a successful and fruitful yoga sessions
  • Well planned sattvic meals to help you get the maximum benefit out of your yoga practices
  • 20-night accommodations in well maintained and clean-living quarters

ELIGIBILITY

  • 18 years and above
  • Passed 12th standard (or equivalent)
  • Physically fit
  • Mentally stable to undergo training rigor
  • It is necessary for students to have undergone the Art of Living Happiness Course. (However, for those of you who have not undergone the same, can register for the course conducted in the ashram by clicking on the link Ashram Programs )

SYLLABUS

YOGA PHILOSOPHY AND YOGA PRINCIPLES

  • History and evolution of Yoga
  • Paths of Yoga
  • Study of Texts on Yoga (Yog Sutras of Maharishi Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita)
  • Important principles

YOGA APPLICATION

  • Study of the 9 systems of the human body
  • Anatomy of Yoga
  • Benefits and Contraindications

YOGA PRACTISES

  • Shat Kriya
  • Asanas:

    The 16 Basic Poses of Sri Sri Yoga

      1. Hastapadasana (Forward Bend)

      2. Ardhachakrasana (Backward Bend into Half Wheel)

      3. Trikonasana (Triangle)

      4. Katichakrasana (Spinal Twist)

      5. Vrikshasana (Tree)

      6. Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend)

      7. Purvottanasana (inclined Plane)

      8. Ardha Matsyendrasana ( Half Spinal Twist)

      9. Shalabhasana (Locust)

      10. Bhujangasana (Cobra)

      11. Dhanurasana (Bow)

      12. Adhomukhswanasana (Downward Dog)

      13. Rajvishramasana (Royal Relaxation)

      14. Pawanmuktasana (Wind Release)

      15. Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)

      16. Natrajasana -I (Dancing Shiva)

  • Additional preparatory poses along with variations to these basic poses
  • Basic Pranayama
  • Mudras and Bandhas
  • Meditation and Yoga Nidra

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Methods of teaching
  • Learning to teach diverse groups
  • Art of making yoga sequences

PRACTICUM

  • Individual teaching practice
  • Group teaching practices
  • Asanas practice and correction

DAILY SCHEDULE

The Yoga teacher training course keeps in mind the importance of providing a balanced learning as well as personal time for an enhanced learning. A systematically designed schedule to efficiently imbibe praise and theory session daily.

Schedule from 6:00 AM to 10:30 PM

TimingsSessions
06:00 – 08:30Practice Session -1
08:30 – 09:30Breakfast
09:30 – 10:20Seva/Self-Study
10:25 – 10:30Mantra Chanting
10:30 – 11:30Session -2
11:40 – 12:40Session -3
12:50 – 13:15Meditation
13:15 – 14:30Lunch
14:40 – 15:00Yog Nidra
15:00 – 16:00Session -4
16:10 – 17:45Session -5
17:45 – 18:45Nature walk
19:00 – 20:00Satsang
20:00 – 21:00Dinner
21:00 – 22:00Session -6
22:30Light Out

CERTIFICATION

After successful completion of the course and examination thereafter,

  • The student would be issued a certificate from Sri Sri School of Yoga for the said hours.
  • Apart from being able to conduct Sri Sri Yoga Classes and workshops, the student would also be awarded a manual for conducting the Art of Living flagship program, that is, the Sri Sri Yoga Level 1 course.
  • Would be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT®)

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation
  • Daily sattvic vegetarian meals and evening refreshments
  • Option to upgrade to a twin sharing accommodation (on extra payment and availability of rooms at the time of arrival)
  • Course materials will be provided (book, yoga mat, cleansing kit)

PREPARATION FOR YCB LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION (IF OPTED FOR)

  • As continuous sessions combined with a 200H TTC, the preparatory class would be scheduled at the end of each 200H Yoga Teacher Training Course.
  • It would be of a 5-day duration, post the 5-day, an open exam would be conducted by external examiners from YCB
  • Candidates would need to do prior preparation on their own before coming for the TTC, in case they have opted for the 5-day class and exam. Recommended book to refer for the same: Certificate of Yoga Professionals: Official Guidebook

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Students are to be respectful towards each other as well as all the sevaks in the ashram premises
  • Non-veg. food, smoking, usage of recreational elements and drinking alcohol are not allowed on School premises during the course
  • The fee, once deposited, is non – refundable and non – transferable.
  • As a graduate from Sri Sri School of Yoga, the student would be certified to teach yoga. However special training and permission from the registered office of the Art of Living of the student’s residential country would be required to teach Art of Living / Sri Sri Yoga flagship programs Viz. Sri Sri Yoga Level 1, Sri Sri Yoga Level 2
  • 200H Yoga Training Course and 300H Yoga Teacher Training Course have different syllabus and Certificate. Please refer the syllabus for more details or contact the admissions team on admissions@srisrischoolofyoga.org
  • All classes are mandatory to attend unless you are ill wherein the same needs to be communicated to the teachers
  • The evaluation procedure involves an assessment for certification.
  • Sri Sri School of Yoga reserves the right to disqualify any students at any time during the course for misconduct, misbehavior or non-adherence of rules of the ashram
  • Eating and drinking (anything other than water) are NOT ALLOWED in the yoga/meditation halls.
  • Use of electronic gadgets (i.e., mobile phones, laptops, tablets) during lectures is STRICTLY PROHIBITED
  • It is expected of all students to clear your practice space and maintain the cleanliness of the yoga/meditation halls

Note :

  • The fee, once deposited, is non – refundable and non – transferable.
  • * As a graduate from Sri Sri School of Yoga you will be certified to teach yoga. However special training and permission from the registered office of the Art of Living in your country is required to teach Art of Living / Sri Sri Yoga flagship programs Viz.
    Sri Sri Yoga Level 1, Sri Sri Yoga Level 2
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APPEALS & FEEDBACKS

You can send your appeals/feedbacks 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
21 Km Kanakapura Road
Udayapura
Bangalore – 560082, India