Teacher Training in the Tradition of Krishnamacharya – 350 hour Course
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Module 1. History, Philosophy and Ethics.
History of Yoga- Vedas, Darsanas, How yoga was taught.
Yoga Tradition of Krishanmacharya
Definitions of yoga from Krishanamacharya, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Amara Kosa
History of Patanjali Yoga Sutra
In depth study of Chapters 1 and 2 of PYS and overview of Ch 3 and 4
Introduction to Vedic chanting and practice of chanting PYS.
Module 2. Theory and Practice of Asana
Definitions and Concepts of Asana
Breathing technique in asana
Static and dynamic
Classification of Asana
Techniques of common Asanas – Sanskrit name and meaning, Vinyasa Krama, Modifications, drawing stick figures.
Module 3. Theory and Practice of Asana
Course Planning – Vinyasa Krama, Rest , counterpose, Choosing a goal, Special Effects, sound and Chanting in Asana
More techniques of Asana
Module 4. Yogic Physiology and Anatomy and Pranayama
Concept of Cakras, Nadis, Vayus, Pancamaya, Gunas with references from Hatha Yoga Pradapika, PYS, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Rahasya, Yajnavalka.
Theory and Pracitce of Pranayama – Definitons, Techniques of Pranayama, Breath Ratios, Special Effects. Course Planning for Pranayama.
Techniques of Bandhas and Mudras
Module 5. Theory and Practice of Meditation
Definition of Meditation
Techniques and Effects of Meditation
Course Planning for Meditation
Mantra and Chanting for Meditation
Vedic Chants for health and general practices.
Course Planning and Teaching for Asana, Pranayama and Meditation
Module 6. Teaching Methods and Practice
Case history taking
Communication and Demonstration.
Qualities of Teacher , Qualities of Student from the Vedas and Yoga Rahasya
Professional Ethics as traditional and Yoga Australia – prices, confidentiality, gifts etc
Group and individual class preparation and supervised teaching.
Summary of Course
Approx 260 hours of contact time with trainer
30 hours Anatomy and Physiology.
70hrs of private study, assignments and mentoring.
30 Anatomy and Physiology
50 Yoga Philosophy and Ethics
160 Techniques of Asana, Pranayama, Meditation including
20 Yogic Physiology
30 Teaching Methodology
40 Practicum – supervised teaching, observation of teaching etc
20 Assignments, home study distributed over all subject areas
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