Learn How to Bring Grace in Motion in Our Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala

Welcome to Vinyasa Yoga Academy in Kerala!

Though we had our origin in the yoga capital of the world in Rishikesh gradually the support of the followers inspired us to open up units in different parts of India and thereafter across the globe. The southernmost state of India, Kerala is an ideal location for learning yoga in a lush green environment in the shades of coconut and palm trees with an overview of the gorgeous yet calm backwaters famous across the globe. Yoga TTC in Kerala offered by us is unique and takes a different dimension altogether with the best in all respects.
We understand that different learners have different requirements. Some are constrained for time while others are constrained for physical or mental ability. It is difficult designing a universal training course that would suit all. But our experts in yoga have been able to design the course in such a manner that our 200 hour yoga teacher training course in Kerala suits requirements of all tailor made. The course has been designed incorporating both classic as well as contemporary best practices in the realm of yoga and thus can become one of the best platforms for the beginners and intermediary learners to embark on to the path of building a successful yoga teacher’s career in the process.
For becoming a successful and accomplished yoga teacher you need to take training in the best yoga school in Kerala. Your search ends when you reach Vinyasa Yoga Academy where you will get the best of everything including environment, accommodation, courses, and faculties. To top it all the support staff are friendly and supportive and the community of residents around with whom you will frequently interact to experience practical application of the knowledge acquired, makes us the most sought after yoga academy.
While our yoga teacher training in Kerala is designed around the concepts of Vinyasa yoga you will also learn about other forms of yoga like kundalini, Hatha, and Asthanga. In addition; you will get acquainted with the basic yoga philosophies and principles and their links with ayurveda. We will take you through learning a series of sequential yoga activities besides meditation and breathing control.
Our 200 hour yoga teacher training course in Kerala has been designed with a holistic view and we are not only dedicated to making you an accomplished and expert yoga teacher but a person rendering service to suffering fellow humans using the amazing healing powers of yoga. Towards this end we ensure that you frequently contact and interact with people around you and serve them to prepare you to drive into the larger field in the world outside.
Yoga TTC training in Kerala can be a life changing experience for you in the best yoga school in Kerala. Our academy is affiliated with and accredited by the Yoga Alliance USA and the certificates we award to pass out students are universally acceptable. In result; you can start a bright and rewarding career as yoga teacher in any corner of the globe and earn huge reputation as a certified teacher and universal healer.

Course program

The course has a duration of 4 weeks. Classes will be held from Monday till Saturday, with a half day on Thursday and an off day on Sunday. The full program can be find under ''Happy Yoga TTC schedule''.

Eligibility and accreditations

The 200HR TTC certification is accessible for anyone who is interested in deepening their Yoga practice.

Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, which designates this teacher training program as one which follows Yoga Alliance's standards. Students who complete an approved training with this school may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.

To get the 200-Hour Yoga instructor diploma the student needs to attend the 4-weeks duration course. Assessments will be based on written assignments as well as practical evaluations and student conduct will be a part of the assessment criteria.

Ashtanga/Vinyasa Flow Yoga Postures (Asana)
Surya Namaskar A
Surya Namaskar B
Full Primary Series:
1. Padangusthasana
2. Padahasthasana
3. Utthita Trikonasana
4. Parivrtta Trikonasana
5. Utthita Parsvakonasana
6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
8. Parsvottanasana
9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
11. Utkatasana
12. Virabhadrasana A & B
13. Dandasana
14. Paschimottanasana A B C & D
15. Purvattanasana
16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
18. Janu Sirsasana A B & C
19. Marichyasana A B C & D
20. Navasana
21. Bhujapidasana
22. Kurmasana
23. Supta Kurmasana
24. Garbha Pindasana
25. Kukkutasana
26. Baddha Konasana A & B
27. Konasana
28. Upavishta Konasana
29. Supta Konasana
30. Supta Padangusthasana A & B
31. Ubhaya Padanghusthasana
32. Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
33. Setu Bandhasana
34. Urdhva Dhanurasana
35. Salamba Sarvangasana
36. Halasana
37. Karnapidasana
38. Urdhva Pindasana
39. Matsyasana
40. Urdhva Padmasana
41. Sirsasana
42. Urdhva Dandasana
43. Baddha Padmasana
44. Yogimudra
45. Uplutih
46. Savasana

Pranayama (Power of Breathing)

Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines Clavicular , Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)

Ujjayi
Bhastrika
Kapalbhati
Nadi – Sodhana
Bhramari
Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
Sheetali & Sheetkari

Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana-
1- Easy pose
2- Half-lotus
3- Swastikasana
4- Siddha yoni asana
Mudras (Yoga Gesture and attitude)
Jnana mudra
Chin mudra
Yoni mudra
Bhairava mudra
Shambhavi mudra
Nasikagra
Khechari

Bandhas (Energy Lock)
Preparation
Uddiyana
Jalandhar
Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching
Teaching
Doubts
Meditation (Dhyanam)
Introduction to Meditation
Breathing Awareness Meditation
Om / Mantra Meditation
Trataka
Dynamic meditation
Tips for developing concertation
Silence Practice
Ajapa japa
Antar mouna

Yoga Anatomy
Brief overview:
Digestive System
Respiratory System
Circulatory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Organs
Bodily systems
Nadis
Chakras
Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
Muscular System
Skeletal System
Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
Anatomy of:
Breathing
Inversions
Savasana
Hatha Yoga Postures (Asana)
1.Pawanmuktasana series 1
2.Pawanmuktasana serie 2
3.Pawanmuktasana series 3
4.Surya Namaskar ( sun salutation)
5.Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
6.Tadasana (palm tree pose)
7.Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
8.Trikonasana (triangle pose)
9.Parivirtatrikon asana – revolving triangle pose
10.Uttkatasana –chair pose
11.Virbhdrasana 1 -warrior 1
12.Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
13.Virbhdrasana 3 -warrior 3
14.Ardha Chandrasana- Half moon pose
15.Vriksasana – tree pose
16.Parvatasana – mountain pose
17.Adho mukha svanasana – downward facing dog
18.Kati chakrasana – waist rotating pose
19.Malasana – squatted yoga pose
20.Garudasana – eagle pose
21.Baddha Konasana- bound angle pose
22.Rajkapoot asana – pegion pose
23.Bhujanghasana – cobra pose
24.Urdhva mukha svanasana –upward facing dog
25.Matsyasana
26.Setu Bhandasana
27.Utrasana
28.Dhanurasana
29.Salabhasana
30.Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
31.Virasana –hero pose
32.Vajrasana –thunderbolt
33.Gomukhasana
34.Balasana
35.Dandasana
36.Ardha Matsyendrasana
Yoga philosophy
Week 1
Introduction to yoga ,its philosophy and evolution
Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
Definition of yoga
4 aspects of mind and its functions
Daily Schedule of a yoga student
Principles of 5 Basic element & 10 Senses
Week 2
Yama , Niyama (4 days)
Asana , Pranayama & Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi (2 Days)
Week 3
Pancha – Vayus
Panchakoshas
Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
Introduction to chakras and its functions
Three Doshas
Week 4
4 padas of yoga sutras
Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
Diet & Nutrition for a yogi
Question & Answers

Yoga Cleansing
Rubber-neti
Jalaneti
Kapalbhati
Yoga Nidra
Basic Relaxation
Tension Relaxation
Full Body Relaxation

Mantra Chanting
Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya
Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Om sahana vavatu
Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara
Yogena Cittasya
Hare rama, Hare Krishna
Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)
Demonstration
Alignment
Instructions

Teaching Methodology
1- Positive & conscious communication.
2- Friendship and trust.
3- Time management
4- Qualities of a teacher
5- Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
6- Use of voice in class
7- Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
8- Class preparation
9- Step by step class structure planning.
Assessments are based on:
Written Test
Oral Test
Attendance
Performance
Behavior
100-hour-TTC

200-Hour Yoga TTC in India, Date and Fee 2018

Date
Fee
Availability
2nd – 28th Feb, 2018 1490 USD Available
2nd – 28th Mar, 2018 1490 USD Available
2nd – 28th August, 2018 1490 USD Available
2nd – 28th September, 2018 1490 USD Available
Private Accommodation fee 300 USD Extra
Weekly Yoga & Detox Retreat

What included in your Course Fee

What is not included in the course fees ?

27 Days Shared Accommodation Private accommodation
Yoga material Air-conditioner
Daily nutritious meals, Tea, Juice
One Free Ayurvedic massage
Excursions
Happy Yoga TTC Schedule

Happy Yoga TTC Schedule:

5.00 AM Morning bell 1.15 PM Lunch
6.30 – 7.30 AM Pranayama 3.00 – 4.00 PM Yoga Philosophy
7:45 to 9:00 AM Hatha Yoga 4:00 to 5:30 Pm Ashtanga & Vinyasa Flow
9:15 to 10:00 Am Breakfast 6.00 – 7.00 PM Guided Meditation
11:00 to 12:00 Pm Yoga Anatomy 7.30 – 8.30 PM Dinner
12:00 to 1:00 Pm Alignment, Adjustment & Methodology 9.00 PM Lights Off

All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with respected teacher permission. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will effect on student monthly performance.

Prerequisites
  • A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the programme, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.
Principles and Guidelines:
  • Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Traditional Vinyasa Yoga School.
  • The Teaching starts from early in the morning. The time schedule of the practices change according to the seasons.
  • Respectful behavior is mandatory at all times on and off the premises.
  • To respect the rules and regulations Vinyasa Yoga Academy will not refund the fee of students after joining the course.
  • We must be informed in advance if the student is not going to come for a meal.
  • Before departure from Vinyasa Yoga Academy, students must return all the books from the library.
  • Non veg. food, smoking, and drinking alcohol are not allowed on the Vinyasa Yoga Academy premises.
General Rules
  • On the premises, modest dressing is mandatory.
  • Silence should be maintained after 8 pm.
  • Regular home work should be completed.
  • All classes are mandatory to attend.
  • As a part of the evaluation procedure there will be a final exam both theory and practical.
  • Vinyasa Yoga Academy reserves the right to disqualify any students at anytime during TTC for misconduct or breaking the rules..

For further information kindly click FAQ at headlines and find all answers for frequently asked questions

200-Hour VInyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course

200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course