Hatha Yoga Teachers Training - Level 1 (RYS 200 hours)
Ground your practice by improving your techniques and alignments with the Level 1 classical Hatha Yoga T.T.C.
Hatha Yoga Teachers Training is a personalized course for those seeking to learn the traditional yoga technique.
Practicing Hatha Yoga at IndeaYoga will bring the realization that the physical body is only a part of our personality and not all of it. Hatha Yoga at IndeaYoga prepares one for growth and transformation with a solid training in foundation. It prepares the body and mind to grow with bliss.
You will learn about sharing weight between right and left side, working on posture alignment, developing right kind of breathing, perfect the classical Surya Namaskara, balancing asanas, standing variation asanas, inversion, back bends, forward bends, finishing postures and pranayama techniques.
It is the practice of a set of physical exercises (known as Asanas or postures), and sequences of Asanas. Hatha Yoga helps understand the mechanics of the body and drive one’s energy in specific directions. Designed to open the many channels of the body, it eases the process of human growth. Hatha practices are known to align and calm your body, mind, and spirit in preparation for meditation. Most forms of yoga asana practices including Iyengar style, Ashtanga Vinyasa, power yoga, Sivananda Yoga etc. are enclosed under the umbrella of Hatha Yoga.
At IndeaYoga, the Yogacharya has dedicated years of personal research and study to develop different sequences of Hatha practices. These sequences improve alignment of the body, enhance balance and strength, and develop harmony within your system. IndeaYoga Hatha practices and sequences not only focus on the physical body but also build balance in the pranic system.
Module 1: Beginner & Intermediate Classical Hatha Yoga Asanas Taught in the IndeaYoga Style
During this module, you will learn how to practice the IndeaYogaArogya (Beginner), Abhyasa (Preparatory) and Foundation Series.
The Arogya (Beginner) series provides the knowledge and skill to work with students who are injured or extremely stiff, lack flexibility and stability, aging population and beginners to yoga asana.
The Abhyasa (Preparatory) and Foundation Series provides one with a wide range of Asanas to improve body balance, strength and flexibility.
Module 2: Asana Technique Classes
Teaching of Asanas in all the three series is thoroughly imparted in the following structure.
Students are expected to learn this sequence in detail for each asana by the end of the course and for the exam.
- Sanskrit name and English translation
- Silent demonstration
- Detailed technique
- Common mistakes
- Class practice and instruction
Module 3: Individual Practice – Leading a group class to develop the teacher in you
Applying the above 8-step teaching methodology, students will take several teaching sessions, leading fellow T.T.C. students in a classroom setting.
Students may also be required to sit-in and observe IndeaYoga teachers who present the Mysore Style classes.
The aim is for students to gain knowledge of teaching methodologies that include the principles of demonstration, instructions and observation.
Module 4: Pranayama
A selection of energising and relaxing pranayama techniques such as Kapalbhati, Shitali, Shitkari, Bhramari, Bhastrika, Ujjai andNadiShuddhi will be taught and practiced during the course.
Module 5: Anatomy Lessons
A general overview of the structure and function of the human anatomy will be taught for the student to co-relate the impact of their practice on the body.
Module 6: Key Shlokas, their meaning and chanting context
Students are expected to learn the prescribed opening and closing prayers, their meanings, and also familiarise themselves with chanting few other mantras.
Module 7: Overview of Yoga Philosophy and Yoga Sutras
This part includes the basics from the study of yoga scriptures, such as:
- Meaning of the word ‘Yoga’
- Raja Yoga of Patanjali
- Overview of Chakras, Pancha-Koshas , Prana
- Overview of Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Ashtanga (eight-fold) Yoga
- Overview of Sutras from Chapter 1 – Samadhi Pada& Chapter 2 – SadhanaPada
Module 8: Self-practice
Self-study, study of recommended books, participating in discussion and practice of all the above-mentioned topics is expected from each student throughout the four week course.
Students applying for this course have at least 6 months of Hatha yoga practice.
It is suggested that to prepare for greater benefits from your visit to the shala, you may practice under?IndeaYoga certified teachers available close to your location.
If this is not possible, you may enrol yourself for the Hatha Yoga Guided Self Practice classes, also known as Mysore Style Classes before you start your course in teacher training.
Priority will be given to our past students and IndeaYoga practitioners.
10% off on course fee
Book your spot here with an initial deposit payment.
Course fee inclusions:
Accommodation and meals for 28 days
Access to common residential facilities like iron, washing machine for laundry etc ( https://youtu.be/XT52_pkxCv4)
Course fee exclusions:
- Visa charges and arrangements
- Air fare
- Airport pick-up and drop
Course enrollment is restricted to 18 students.
|5.00 am||Wake up alarm|
|5.30 am – 6.00 am||Kriyas|
|6.00 am – 7.30 am||Asana Practice|
|7.30 am – 8.30 am||Pranayama|
|8.30 am – 9.00 am||Break|
|9.00 am – 10.00 am||Breakfast|
|10.00 am – 11.30 am||Technique Class|
|11.30 am – 12.30 pm||Teaching class|
|12.30 pm – 1.30 pm||Anatomy Class|
|1.30 pm – 2.00 pm||Lunch Break|
|2.00 pm – 4.00 pm||Rest & Digital Break (can use cell phones)|
|4.00 pm – 4.30 pm||Silent Observation|
|4.30 pm – 5.30 pm||Philosophy & Chanting|
|5.45 pm – 7.00 pm||Asana Practice|
|7.00 pm – 8.00 pm||Dinner|
|8.00 pm – 9.00 pm||Study hour|
|9.00 pm – 9.30 pm||Reflection hours|
Schedule is subject to change
Please do not have any other engagements during the course
Students are required to dedicate 2 to 3 hours of self-study every day
On successful completion of a theory and practical exam you graduate with IndeaYoga Training (IYT250+) and Registered Yoga School (RYS 200) with Yoga Alliance certificates.
In the end, you are more than just a teacher. You become a yogi in the truest sense.
While not mandatory, the following books can be referred to for those interested in gaining a better understanding of yoga:
- Light on Yoga by B K S Iyengar
- Yoga: Asanas Pranayama Mudras Kriyas by Vivekananda Kendra Prakashan
- Raja Yoga by Swami Vivekananda
- The Forceful Yoga by G. P Bhatt
- Four Chapters on Freedom by Bihar Yoga
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda (Bihar Yoga)
- Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami SatyanandaSaraswati