500hrs yoga teacher training course Foundation to advance levels.

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Yoga Teacher Training Course

Namaste yoga in Hong Kong is one of the leading certified centers to provide yoga teacher training course. At our yoga center we offer a unique multi style yoga training program for everyone. In keeping every single health aspect in mind,these programs are developed to bring forth the new approach to learn and practice techniques of yoga to keep physically and mentally healthy. Such yoga teacher training course helps aspirants to learn how smoothly they can blend physical fitness meanwhile gaining divine passive energy.

Namaste yoga is pleased to inform about 500 hour’s hatha yoga teacher training course for all the aspiring candidate and eager student. This program offers and takes up a holistic approach where our mission is to achieve a strong bond between Yang & Yin (active energy). To gain such incredible connection of mind and body study of yoga and to practice yoga is mandatory.

Experience Trainer for Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course

We offer hatha yoga teacher training course with experience trainer. Our instructors are well trained in several styles of meditation and traditions of yoga. This yoga teacher training course is for those who are eager interested in learning as well as curious to know about traditional yoga. Even those candidates who are in beginning stage can sign up for this course.

Benefits of Hatha Yoga

Practicing hatha yoga with yoga teacher training course will not only balance your physical posture as well as it well make you mentally strong. Read below to learn few benefits of Hatha yoga.

  • First up all to practice any yoga exercise you don’t need more space. Practicing yoga will not only change your physical look but your mental state also gets strong.

  • Deep and controlled breathing is a major part of yoga. Practicing yoga reduce the risk of cardiovascular related disease.

  • Yoga will help your muscles release tension. The weights of gravity also make your bones strong. Curing backbone pains can also be achieved from such exercise.

  • Concentrating on each yoga pose improve to focus on anything. It will also improve your brain to thing and focus on certain things.

With Our center for yoga teacher training course you can learn effectively and disease curing hatha yoga. We offer several hatha yoga teacher training course in Hong Kong.

Section
Theory
Teaching Hour
1 Introduction

1.1  Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices
1.2  Definition and etymology of Yoga.
1.3  History, origin, and development of yoga and its brief introduction.
1.4  Aims and objectives it’s modern and traditional evolutions, and its misconception.
1.5  General Introduction to Shad-darshanas with special reference to Samkhya and Yoga
1.6  General introduction to four paths of Yoga
1.7  Principles of Yoga and Yogic practices

4.5
2 Introduction to Hatha Yoga

2.1  Concept of Yogic Diet
2.2  Purpose and utility of Shat-kriya Hatha Yoga
2.3  Purpose and utility of Asana in Hatha Yoga
2.4  Concept of Ghata and Ghata Shudhhi in Hatha Yoga
2.5  Purpose and importance of Pranayama in Hatha Yoga
2.6  Distinction between Yoga Asana and Non-Yogic physical practices
2.7  Causes of Success (SadhakaTattwa) and Causes of Failure (Badhaka Tattwa) in Hatha Yoga Sadhana
2.8  Introduction to important Hatha Yoga Texts with special reference to Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Gheranda Samhita

10
3 Introduction to pathanjali

3.1  Concept of Chitta and Chitta Bhumis
3.2  Kleshas and their significance in Yoga
3.3  Concept of Ishwara and Ishwara Pranidhana
3.4  Definition, nature and aim of Yoga according to Patanjali
3.5  Chitta Vikshepas (Antarayas) and their associates (Sahabhuva)
3.6  Chitta-vrittis and Chitta-vrittinirodhopaya (Abhyasa and Vairagya )
3.7  Concept of Chitta Prasadana and their relevance in mental well being
3.8  Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali : its purpose and effects, its significance

15.5
4 Introduction to Human Systems and Health

4.1  The nine systems of human body
4.2  Functions of different systems of human body
4.3  Introduction to Sensory Organs
4.4  Neuromuscular co-ordination of Sensory Organs
4.5  Basic understanding of Exercise Physiology
4.6  Homeostasis
4.7  The benefits of various asana on different parts of the human body
4.8  The limitations and contra-indications of specific Yoga practices
4.9  Health, its meaning and definitions
4.10  Yogic conceptions of health and diseases
4.11  Concept of Pancha kosha
4.12  Concept of Triguna
4.13  Concept of Panchamahabhutas
4.14  Yogic principles of Healthy-Living

10
5 Yoga and Stress Management

5.1  Human Psyche: Yogic and modern concepts,Behavior and Consciousness
5.2  Frustration, Conflicts, and Psychosomatic disorders
5.3  Relationship between Mind and Body
5.4  Mental Hygiene and Roll of Yoga in Mental Hygiene
5.5  Mental health: a Yogic perspective
5.6  Prayer and meditation for mental health
5.7  Psycho-social environment and its importance for mental health (yama, and niyama)
5.8  Concept of stress according to modern science and Yoga
5.9  Role of Yoga in Stress management
5.10  Role of Yoga for Life management

5
Out of above 60 hours, contact hours with teachers shall be not less than 45 hours (75%) and the remaining hours can be self-learning.
Skill
(Even though it is not finding a place in ancient Yoga text, sukshma vyayama and Suryanamakar have been included of their popularity )
6 Kriyas

Sukshma Vyayama and Shat Kriya
Sukshma Vyayama
Neck
Shoulder
Trunk
Knee
Ankle
Shat kriya
Neti
Dhauti
Kapalabhati
Agnisara kriya
Trataka

10
7
Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutation)
5
8

Knowledge of postures of basic postures as below and demonstrated ability to perform these postures.Total 100 yoga postures Basics Intermediate Levels.

i. Sarvangasana (shoulder stand)
ii. Halasana (plough)
iii. Matsyasana (fish)
iv. Paschimottanasana (sitting forward bend)
v. Bhujangasana (cobra)
vi. Shalabhasana (locust)
vii. Mandukasana (frog pose) etc…

Knowledge of the Sanskrit names of the postures and breathing exercises, detailed benefits and caution.
Knowledge of the five spinal movements – inverted, forward, backward, lateral twist and lateral bend and neutral positions of the spine.
Knowledge of 360 degree, all round, Yogic exercise through the practice of asanas, proper relaxation, proper breathing, contra-indications.
Cautions and medical considerations obvious and subtle benefits; and modification in basic postures to accommodate limitations.

100
9 Pranayama & Practices leading to Meditation

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to perform abdominal (and diaphragmatic), thoracic, clavicular breathing and the full Yogic breath.

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to perform Anuloma-Viloma, Bhastrika, Chandrabhedana, Suryabhedhana, Ujjayi, Bhramari.

Sheetali, Sheetkari, and the knowledge of its benefits, limitation and applications.

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to perform Dharana and Dhyana and to demonstrate allied practices like Mudras, Mantra Japa etc.

Familiarity with the concept of environment for meditation and the benefits of meditation on health and well-being and its practical application in modern life.

7.5
10 Teaching & Scope of Practice

The scope of practice of Yoga and how to assess the need for referral to other professional services when needed
Observed capacity for, well-developed communication skills: listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialogue.
To recognize, adjust, and adapt to specific aspirant needs in the progressive classes
To recognize and manage the subtle dynamics inherent in the teacher - aspirant relationship


Principles and Skills for Educating Aspirants

Familiarity with and demonstrated ability to apply effective teaching methods, adapt to unique styles of learning, provide support
Effective feedback, acknowledges the aspirant’s progress, and copes with difficulties.


Group Practice

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to design and implement group yoga classes
Familiarity of group dynamics and allied techniques of communication skills, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries
Familiarity with techniques to address the specific needs of individual participants, to the degree possible in a group setting.

20
Total 140
Sub Total 200 + Hrs
Section
Syllabus for 300 hrs. Advance YTTC.
Teaching Hour
1 Principles and Fundamentals of Yoga

1.1  Familiarity with evolution of Yoga philosophy.
1.2  Familiarity with teachings of Vedas, Principal Upanishads, Shad Darshana, Agama & Purana.
1.3  Familiarity with 4 schools of Yoga: Jnana, Bhakti, Karma & Raja Yoga.
1.4  Familiarity with fundamental principles of Yoga - Panchakosha, Panchabhutas, Panchapranas, Shad-Chakras.
1.5  Familiarity with concepts & models relevant to Yoga practice.
1.6  Familiarity with Gurus / Masters, their contribution and tradion of Guru-shishya) - (Patanjali, Shankaracharya, Aurobindo, Swami Vivekananda.

50
2 Introduction to basic Yoga texts for advance philosophy

2.1  Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - anushasana, vritti, cittaprasadana, kleshas, ashtangas)
2.2  Hathapradipika of Svatmarama - refer syllabus
2.3  Bhagvad Gita

20
3 Applications of Yoga (Anatomy & Physiology, Psychology & Diet)

3.1  Familiarity with major physiological systems in human body
3.2  familiarity with effects, benefits and contra-indications of Yoga practice on various parts of the body
3.3  Obstacles on the path of Yoga; Triguna theory; Ayurvedic approach to diet and sattvik diet; Effects of diet.
3.4  Psychology- cognition, perception, etc.; as per BG & PYS

25
4  Communication

4.1  (Teaching environment; Preparing the Class room; Knowledge and Demonstration ability; techniques of teaching, etc.).

10
Out of above 175 hours, contact hours with teachers can be 130 hours (75%) and 45 hours (25 %) can be self-learning. 175
Skill
(Even though it is not finding a place in ancient Yoga text, sukshma vyayama and Suryanamakar have been included of their popularity )
5 Sukshma Vyayama & Shat Kriya

5.1  Shat Kriyas - knowledge and ability to perform the same
5.2  (Kapalbhati; Neti; Dhauti : vatasara, agnisara, kunjal kriyas; Trataka & Pratyahara),
5.3  Sukshma Vyayama - knowledge & ability to perform (neck, shoulder, trunk, knee, ankle)

20
6 Suryanamaskar & Yogasana

6.1  Suryanamaskar - in-depth knowledge and demonstration ability
6.2   Yogasanas – in depth knowledge and demonstration ability of 15 asanas of HP, any other 5 asanas chosen by applicant

30
7
Pranayama & Meditation

7.1  Pranayama - in-depth knowledge and ability to perform sectional breathing
7.2  Brahmari, suryabheda, chandrabheda, shitali, sjitkari, sadanta and ujjayi
7.3  Meditation - meditation, mudras, japa mala, mantra chanting, relaxation, etc.

20
8
Practical training and Teaching Practice

Yoga postures 210 , Advance kriyas , Advance Pranayama, Advance Mudras, Cyclic meditations, Deep relaxation practice .

8.1  Communication & listening skills, adjusting to aspirant needs, managing
8.2  Dynamics of teacher-aspirant relationship
8.3  Principles and skills for educating aspirants
8.4  Principles and skills for working with groups

150
9

Out of Total of 300 hours of Teaching for Yoga Teachers' Course,


Contact Hours will be (250) = 250 hours Non-contact hours will be 50 hrs.


300hrs.
Grand Total 200hrs + 300hrs = 500hrs.