This is an advanced and comprehensive Yoga teacher training course conducted in English. The TTC course is quite intensive and students are expected to complete the course curriculum in 7 months.
The course conforms to the AYUSH Level-3 Yoga Teacher scheme–mentored by Govt. of India.
Classical Ashtanga Yoga Syllabus – The Yoga teacher training course syllabus covers in depth study and practice of Asanas, Pranayamas and Kriyas. Further, attitude training, Public Speaking, Methodology of teaching, Practice teaching, Anatomy & Physiology, Yoga and Samkhya Philosophy, Psychology, quintessence of Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra etc. are also given equal importance. (Click here)
In addition to class attendance, participants are required to volunteer in various Camps, and the Sunday Satsangs. Besides, students have to read, study and prepare submissions and presentations, as required.
The Seven Months TTC trains students to teach Yoga to all age groups, and in the management of various diseases. Highly trained teachers conduct this TTC course.
On completion of full Yoga class attendance (minimum 210 days) and all other pre-requisites, an examination shall be conducted and successful students will be awarded certificates.
The Yoga Institute is recognised by the Government of India (Ministry of AYUSH) and is the first Yoga school to be accredited after the AYUSH/QCI scheme was launched.
This is RYT 500 hour Yoga teacher training course, fully accredited with the Yoga Alliance USA and the participant is eligible to apply on Yoga Alliance site as Register Yoga Teacher.
The Yoga Institute has designed the syllabus of this course to provide a strong base of yoga philosophy with a comprehensive approach to science and technology of yoga. This practical approach enables a student of yoga to develop an objective approach towards life situations and lead a fulfilling, duty bound life. Everyone here is in a Life School.
After successfully completing the course, ATTC certificate holders will be
qualified to conduct Yoga sessions for:
The Yoga Institute is recognised by the Government of India (Ministry of AYUSH – QCI) and is the first Yoga school to be accredited after the AYUSH -QCI scheme was launched. The course conforms to the syllabus of Level 3 – Yoga Teacher QCI scheme – mentored by AYUSH (Govt. of India).
This is RYT 500-hour course, fully accredited with the Yoga Alliance USA and the participant is eligible to apply on Yoga Alliance site as Register Yoga Teacher.
The ATTC is a course of 900 hours spread over the period of 3 months/ 7 months/ 1year/ 2 years (depending which ATTC, the student joins), including instructional program, intern-ship program, self-study, self-assessment and final evaluation.
The 550 hours of instructions are completed by holding classes as per the set
Time Table as follows:
I. SIX THEMES – THE TOPIC OF THE MONTH (TOM)
These themes provide the general direction to each segment of the course. Together they equip the learner with the holistic nature of the Art, Science and Culture of Yoga. It also aims at making Yoga relevant in modern times just as much as in the archival times when it originated.
The six topics covered are:
a) History and Background of Yoga
b) Modern Physical Approach and the Impact of Materialism.
c) Technology of Yoga
d) Mystics, Mysticism and Yoga
e) Yoga Ideology
f) Yoga way of life – Evaluation
II. PATANJALI’S YOGA SUTRA
Conceptual learning and corresponding perceptions developed through the study of Patanjali Yoga Darshana. They are listed here in six clusters to correspond with the six themes (TOM).
The focus is on the concept and one or two key sutras in each time. Some of the key concepts covered are: Vrittis, abhyasa-vairagya, Ishwarpranidhana, Kleshas, Upaya pratyaya, Yamas, Niayamas, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana-Dhyana-Samadhi, Antaraya/Vikshepa, Sahabhuva, Dharma/Lakshana/Avastha Parinama, Kriya Yoga, Karma theory.
At the end of the class, students may be given a set of questions and will be required to submit a brief write up, after reading and understanding the selected sutras. Students will also be called upon to present their work/understanding to the class.
Familiarity with the 72 Karikas of Ishvarakrishna with commentary of Vachaspati Mishra (Tattwa Kaumudi). Specific focus on the concepts to enhance the understanding of the Yoga sutras e.g. Purusha and Prakriti, the 25 tattvas, Gunas as constituent of Prakriti. Besides, knowledge of the traits (the Bhavas) of Buddhi (the intellect) is given, with intention to study their effects on life and life forms.
IV. BHAGWAD GEETA
This class takes students through selected shlokas of the Bhagwad Geeta – its understanding, interpretation and the application of its essence to daily life. Study of the Bhagwad Geeta’s view on similar concepts as discussed in Yogasutra and Samkhya e.g. concept of Sthitapragnya, Karma, Gyana, Bhakti and Gunas. This is to be treated as a part of Yoga Psychology in Theory and practice.
V. BHAVAS OF BUDDHI – BASIS OF YOGA EDUCATION
A detailed study of eight traits (Bhavas) of buddhi acquired due to influence of Trigunas on Buddhi
VI. HATHYOGA PRADIPIKA & GHERANDA SAMHITA
Introduction to the Hatha Yoga texts, traditions, their principles, their techniques, aims and objectives; with some insights to their propounders namely Matsyendranath and Gorakshanath.
These sessions aim to making students familiar with
VIII. ANATOMY–PHYSIOLOGY AND YOGA THERAPY
A general understanding of the main organs in each system; their overall structure and location. The knowledge of the various body systems should aid in understanding the breathing rhythm and complementary / counter poses.
IX. YOGIC DIET
The objectives of this session is to build familiarity with
I. YOGA TECHNIQUES
In depth study of the following techniques and demonstrated ability to
1. Meditative Asanas
2. Cultural Asanas:
a. for spine: Upward stretch, Forward bending, Backward bending,
b. Sideward bending, Torsion, Inversion
c. For extremities:
d. For balancing:
e. For abdominal compression:
f. For relaxation:
3. Shat Kriyas
5. Bhavana Techniques
6. Yogendra Conceptual Techniques
7. Non-traditional techniques
8. Meditation Techniques
II. PUBLIC SPEAKING
Public Speaking is an important skill to have as a Yoga teacher. It also helps the Yoga teacher to grow in any area of their life that requires communication with others. To reproduce what is learnt makes the learning concrete and clear to one self and builds self-confidence.
III. COMMUNICATION, METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING & PRACTICE TEACHING:
Popularizing Yoga in the appropriate group of people according to one’s capacity. Hands-on experience of teaching the yoga techniques and concepts are provided. The methodology and planning inputs requires preparing and delivering 4 mandatory lesson plans in the Practice teaching sessions.
The age-old saying is, “I hear, I forget. I see, I remember. I do, I understand”. To this Yoga adds, “I experience, I be”. Yoga is about Experiencing and Being. The Yoga Institute offers its students opportunities for authentic learning.
Progressive participation from passive to peripheral to active enables students to share the positive space with others and spread the culture of being sattvik and Yogic– in the Upanishadic method of singing, storytelling and enactment.
II. VOLUNTEER IN CAMPS, WORKSHOPS AND INITIATIVES
To learn by observation. Compulsory attendance is required in EACH of the following programmes conducted by the Yoga Institute.
Students are required to attend a minimum of any 3 Health/Wellness camps
and the 7day camp, as part of the ATTC course curriculum.
B. REACH-OUT INITIATIVES.
At the end of the course, students who have the stipulated attendance and the
have completed the mandated assignments, can register with the course coordinator
to give the final exams (Theory & Practical’s).
a. The Practical’s also involve viva related to the techniques and theory concepts.
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7 Months | Course commences on the 1st day of every month.
Monday to Saturday: 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Sunday: 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
No Holidays are observed during this course.
This is a non-residential course.
After successful completion of 7 Day Camp, participants will be required to fill a form at The Yoga Institute reception along a passport size photograph.