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YOGA TEACHER TRAINING - RYT 200

Spring course running from 23rd March to 18 April 2020, Edinburgh

This intensive 200 hour course is certified by the Yoga Alliance and will run from Monday to Friday in Edinburgh. 

Earlybird £985 available till 28th February and £1250 after that.

Fees include the modules listed below. Mats, blocks, blankets, course workbook materials.  Lunch, unlimited hot drinks, fruit and snacks.   Free parking.  Discounted rate for hotel accommodation with access to pool and Spa.  Shower and changing facilities.

 

MODULE 1 - PRANAYAMA PRACTICE


In this module you will learn up to six different Pranayama techniques and develop an understanding their benefits and application.


You will learn:

  • How to practice Pranayama

  • When to include Pranayama in your class planning

  • Develop the ability to lead your  yoga class attendees safely through Pranayama practices.

Pranayama is breath control to harness lifeforce energy.

Prana = life force energy

Yama = control or restraint.

MODULE 2 - ASANA AND DHYANA PRACTICE

In this module you will experience two well structured and balanced yoga Asana sequence which you will practice daily. These will include Sun Salutations, at least 20 yoga Asanas, Mudra's, Bandhas and guided meditation.

You will learn through practice: 

  • The importance of warm up and cool down. 

  • Building to the peak pose. 

  • Alignment queues. 

  • Sanskrit names and English translation of the Asanas that have been chosen to be covered on the training. 

  • Ability to observe and adjust postures safely. 

  • Use of props.

  • Knowledge of posture benefits and contraindications.

Dhyana = Meditation, ability to still the mind whilst keenly aware. 

Asana = the 'seat' of yoga, postures.

MODULE 3 - TEACHING METHODOLOGY

In this module you will learn how to become a yoga teacher including: 

  • The principles of demonstration and adjustment

  • The special qualities of a yoga teacher 

  • How to identify and work with different learning modalities

  • Effective communication styles 

  • Class planning and management 

  • The business side of running your  own yoga classes 

  • and much more.

MODULE 4 - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

In this module you will learn how the human body works and the following systems:

  • Integumentary 

  • Musculoskeletal 

  • Respiratory 

  • Cardiovascular 

  • Digestive  

  • Autonomic  

  • The energetic body

  • Yoga anatomy

 

MODULE 5 - YOGA PHILOSOPHY, ETHICS AND LIFESTYLE

Yoga has an ancient history and fascinating philosophy which is as relevant to life today as it has ever been.

In this module, you will develop an understanding of the following: 

  • Ethics of a yoga teacher 

  • Analyse and explore Patangali's 8 fold path 

  • Bhagavad Gita and its relevance to life today 

  • Ego v soul  

  • Chakras and desires samskaras 

  • Chakras and the Kundalini System 

  • Karma, what is it - action/reaction 

  • Karma Yoga and selfless service 

  • Explore the meaning and practices of mantras and chanting, asanas, pranayama, mudras and bandhas.

MODULE 6 - TEACHING PRACTICE AND COMPREHENSION

In this module you will practice teaching yoga classes. 


This will strengthen all that you have learned and give you confidence to go forward as a yoga teacher.

You will be guided and supported by the lead teacher.

 

YOGA TEACHER CERTIFICATION RYT200

Upon successful completion of this course you will be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance.

Gaining an internationally recognised Yoga Teacher certification.


Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) with the Yoga Alliance

START YOUR OWN YOGA CLASSES

Upon successful completion and certification, as a new yoga teacher, you will be fully equipped with the skills to start your own yoga classes.

You will know how to:

  • Design and teach your own yoga classes

  • Pranayama breathing techniques 

  • Asana practice

  • Meditation practice 

  • Manage your own yoga business 

  • Understand how the human body works

  • Chakras

  • The Kundalini System

  • Yoga Philosophy


With your new knowledge and Yoga Alliance Certification you will be able to design and deliver your own yoga classes anywhere in the world. Namaste!

 

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE OR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

To register your interest in this course or to ask for further information please get in touch. I look forward to hearing from you. Namaste, Caroline

Iyengar Yoga