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Holistic Yoga is offering one special Yoga Teacher Training iCourse that provides two certifications in one training Yoga Alliance TTC 200 (Teacher Training Course), and Massage Alliance TTC 100 (Therapist Training Course)
Our program is from November till May of Intensive training each month and covers a comprehensive Teacher Training of Yoga with varied subjects. The main theme of Holistic Yoga Teacher Training course is Multistyle Yoga incorporated along the on the eight limbed yoga philosophy of Patanjali.
This is a basic but intensive yoga program for those who want to deepen their yoga practice, get to know the history and philosophy of Yoga, learn Yogic anatomy and understand the influence of asana practice on the human body. This course is especially dedicated to people who want to start teaching Yoga and need appropriate certificate, however everyone is welcome to join since it’ll create a great foundation for those who simply want to become proficient in their self-practice.
Week 1 is an introductory week into the science, philosophy and practices of HATHA Yoga. The focus of this week will be on learning alignments, adjustments and variations of the asana practices, pranayama and meditation techniques with benefits and limitations, traditional Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation), Mantra chanting philosophy and history of Hatha Yoga.
The students will also put into practice what they have learnt during teaching methodology classes and have a first contact with teaching during practicums. The first week is designed to create a good phisycal, mental and theoretical foundation to progress through the rest of the teacher training safely and confidently.
Week 2 is dedicated to stability Yoga. During this week you will get introduced to the main and most important concepts of modern stability Yoga, how to coordinate movement and breath, how to sequence a proffesional Yoga Asana class to respond to students needs, how to modify important asanas and transition between asanas in a safe way to prevent injuries, etc.
By now the students will have already started learning about Yogic/Ayurvedic Anatomy and Western anatomy, Pranayama practice and Meditation techniques are also an important part of this week as well as lectures and workshops on alignment and hands on adjustments. History, Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali (8 limbs of Yoga) philosophy and classical Yoga books will also be discussed and explained in depth during this 2nd and the following 3rd week of the teacher training.
Week 3 explores and deepens into the practice of ASHTANGA VINYASA Yoga. You will study the roots and lineage of this style and practice the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Primary series in progressive way with guided and Mysore style practices. You will learn and practice drishtis, pranyamas and bandhas that are characteristic to this practice as well as gaining a more profound knowledge about other practices such as Mudras, Meditation techniques and Mantras. Practicums, adjustment & alignment workshops, teaching methodology lectures, anatomy classes and the use of props will continue throughout the 3rd week just as in week 1 and 2.
Week 4 is the final part of the teacher training that serves to revise the knowledge gain in previous weeks, clarify doubts, practice the tools and concepts learnt during the Yoga course, submit assignments, partcipate in Practicums, discuss about business aspects of being a Yoga teacher as well as the ethical code of professional Yoga teaching and additional classes to revision of the whole process.