Advanced 300 HOURS YOGA TEACHER TRAINING COURSE – Introduction
Grasp the opportunity to deepen your self-practice, developing a profound understanding in Yoga postures, Pranayama, Meditation & Yoga philosophy and becoming an inspiring yoga teacher with our 300 hours yoga TTC in India. Having attained more body awareness and a clear image of Yoga lifestyle during the 200 hour yoga TTC you will now truly experience the essence and benefits of Yoga and will be able to adapt the traditions of Yoga into our contemporary world, promoting Yoga as an art of living. Become an authentic Yoga teacher that teaches quality Yoga classes from the heart to motivate and inspire students from all over the world. Students will be trained by our Indian team of highly professional teachers having each their own teaching expertise. The focus of the course will be on yoga postures & alignments, Meditation and Pranayama, Yoga Philosophy and so on to making this course unique and comprehensive.
"It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence." B.K.S. Iyengar
What characterizes us?
Rishikesh, also referred to as ''the Yoga capital of the world'' is a unique place to study yoga. Surrounded by the holy waters of the Ganges, set onto the hills of the beautiful, green Himalayan Mountains you'll experience an instant and natural feeling of true happiness and gratitude. Enjoy the nightly Ganga Aarti (fire offering) on the Ganges in the evenings. All and all granted for a truly spiritual journey into India, completing your Yoga course with an uplifted spirit and feeling compassion for everything surrounding you. Next to this we are very proud to introduce you to our beloved family consisting of our highly qualified Indian team of teachers and our staff members. All teachers have a unique approach with a personal touch of love, paying attention for the group process but also meeting the student's personal needs. Our humble staff members will do everything in their power to make your stay as convenient as possible, making it feel as if you are at home.
the course has a duration of 30 days. 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 300HR TTC certification is accessible for anyone who is interested in deepening their Yoga practice and has completed the 200HR teacher training. 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 300-Hour Yoga instructor certificate 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.
300 Hours divided into-
|26 hours (Chanting)||80 Hours (Asanas practice)||26 Hours (Pranayama)||26 Hours (Guided meditation)|
|15 Hours (Silence practice)||26 Hours (Adjustment, alignments, methodology)||26 Hours (Yoga Philosophy)||26 Hours (Yoga anatomy/Yoga Philosophy)|
|26 hours (Self-study & projects)||20 Hours (Karma yoga)||5 Hours (Examination & feedback)|
300 Hours Yoga Teachers Training Course Syllabus:
Hatha Yoga Postures
Surya namaskar (sun salutation)
Chandra namaskar (moon salutation)
2.Lolasana – swinging pose
3.Kukkutasana – rooster pose
4.Sarpasana – snake pose
5.Shalabhasana – locust pose
6.Dhanurasana – bow pose
7.Paschimottanasana – seated forward bend
8.Janu sirshasana – head to knee pose
9.Parivirta janu sirshasana – revolving head to knee pose
10.Sarvangasana – shoulder stand
11.Padam sarvangasana – shoulder stand lotus pose
13.Natarajasana – lord shiva’s pose
14.Utthita hasta padangusthasana
15.Naukasana –Boat pose
16.Vatayanasana – horse face pose
17.Mayurasana – peacock pose
18.Koormasana – tortoise pose
19.Chakrasana –wheel pose
20.Hanumanasana – monkey pose
21.Agnistambhasana- fire log pose
22.Brahmacharyasana –celibate’s pose
23.Astavakrasana – eight-twists pose
24.Ek pada sirasana – one foot to head pose
26.Pincha Mayurasana-Feathered Peacock Pose
27.Eka Pada Koundinyasana- sage koundinyasana
28.Handstand – Adho Mukha Vrksasana
29.Ardha Pincha Mayurasana- dolphin pose
30.Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana- dolphin plank pose
31.Bakasana –crow pose
32.Ek pada bakasana – one leg crow
33.Utthan Pristhasana- lizard pose
35.Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana- sundial or compass pose
36.Titibasana-fire fly pose
37.Parshva bakasana – side crow
Mudra (Yoga Gestures)
2- Jnana & Chin Mudra
3- Yoni Mudra
4- Bhairava Mudra
5- Hridaya Mudra
6- Nasikagra Mudra
7- Khechari Mudra
8- Shambhavi Mudra
Bandhas (Energy Lock)
No Mind & No Body Meditation
Ajapa japa meditation
Therapeutical Effects of Shathkarma
Tridosha (Explanation of Tridosha)
Food Habits as per Tridosha
Respiratory Diseases- Diseases related to Respiration
Pranayam and its effects
Heart opening Session
Video session on Awakening of Kundilini.
Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya
Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Om sahana vavatu
Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara
Hare rama, Hare Krishna
Vakratunda Mahakaya Mantra
Patanjali yoga sutras1- CHAPTER 1- Samadhi pada
2- CHAPTER 2- Sadhana Pada
Anatomy and Physiology
Detailed Study: Effects of Pranayama in Respiratory System
Effects of Yoga practice and Nauli in Digestive system
Muscular and Skeletal system with advance postures
Therapeutic Applications of Yoga Postures and How to avoid injury in asana class
Anatomy of Pelvic griddle and spine
Nadis- The Energy Channel
Prana and Nervous system
Ashtanga/Vinyasa Flow Yoga Postures
2- Sun salutation B
I Padangusthasana - Big teo posture
II Padahastasana – Hand under foot posture
III Utthita trikonasana- Triangle pose
IV Parivrtta Trikonasana- Revolving triangle
V Utthita parvakonasana- Extended Side Angle Pose
VI Parivritta Parsvakonasana – Revolving side angle pose
VII Prasarita padottanasana A to D – Intense wide leg stretch
VIII Parsvottanasana- Intense side stretch posture
IX Utthita hasta padangusthasana- Hand to big toe posture
X Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana- Half bound lotus forward bend
XI Utkatasana- Fierce pose
XII Virabhadrasana A-B. Warrior
XIII Dandasana- Staff pose
XIV Paschimottanasana A to C Intense West – Stretch or sitting forward bend
The Vinyasa ( Vinyasa to jump back)
XV Purvottanasana – Intense east stretch
XVI Ardha baddha Padma paschimottanasana- Half bound lotus forward bend
XVII Tiriang mukhaipada paschimottanasana- reverse the leg direction of one leg intense east stretch
XVIII Janu sirsasana A to C Head to knee pose
XIX Marichyasana A-D
XX Navasana – Boat posture
XXI Bhujapidasana- Shoulder pressure posture
XXII Kurmasana- Tortoise posture
XXIII Supta kurmasana- Sleeping tortoise
XXIV Garbha pindasana- Embryo posture
XXV Kukkutasana – Rooster posture
XXVI Baddha konasana A to B – Bound angle posture
XXVII Upavista konasana A to B- Seated angle posture
XXVIII Supta konasana A to B – Lying down angle posture
XXIX Supta padangustasana – Reclining big toe posture
XXX Ubhaya padangusthasana- Both big toes postures
XXXI Urdhva mukha paschimottasana- Upward facing full forward bend
XXXII Setu bandhasana- Bridge
XXXIII Urdhva dhanurasana- Upward bow posture
XXXIV Paschimottanasana – Full forward bend
XXXV Salamba sarvangasana – Shoulder- stand
XXXVI Halasana – Plow
XXXVII Karnapidasana – Ear pressure posture
XXXVIII Urdhva padmasana – Upward lotus
XXXIX Pindasana – Embryo posture
XL Matsyasana – Fish posture
XLI Uttana Padasana- Extended leg posture
XLII Sirsasana – Headstand
XLIII Yoga mudra- Sealed yoga posture
XLIV Padmasana – Lotus
XLV Uttpluthi – uprooting
XLVI Savasana – Corpse posture
Pranayama (Breathing Practices)
2- The pranic bodya- Annamaya kosha
b- Manomaya kosha
c- Pranamaya Kosha
d- Vijnanamaya Kosha
e- Anandamaya Kosha
4- Abdominal Breathing
5- Thoracic Breathing
6- Clavicular Breathing
7- Yogic breathing
8- Nadi shodhana Pranayama & It techniques
9- Sheetali Pranayama & It techniques
10- Sheetkari pranayama
11- Bhramari pranayama
12- Ujjayi pranayama
13- Bhastika Pranayama
14- Kapalbhati Pranayama
15- Moorchha Pranayama
16- Surya Bheda Pranayama
17- Chandra bhedana pranayama
18- Swana pranayama
Full Body Relaxation
Rubber neti (Nasal cleansing with a rubber string)
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:
300-Hour Yoga TTC in India, Date and Fee, 2018-19
|2nd – 30th June, 2018||1599 USD||Graduate|
|2nd – 30th July, 2018||1599 USD||Graduate|
|2nd – 30th August, 2018||1599 USD||Graduate|
|2nd – 30th September, 2018||1799 USD||Graduate|
|2nd – 30th October, 2018||1799 USD||Ongoing|
|2nd – 30th November, 2018||1799 USD||Available|
|2nd – 30th December, 2018||1799 USD||Available|
|2nd – 30th January, 2019||1799 USD||Available|
|2nd – 28th February, 2019||1799 USD||Available|
|2nd – 30th March, 2019||1799 USD||Available|
|2nd – 30th April, 2019||1799 USD||Available|
|2nd – 30th May, 2019||1799 USD||Available|
|Private Accommodation fee||300 USD Extra|
What included in your Course Fee
What is not included in the course fees ?
|One month Shared Accommodation||Private accommodation|
|Daily nutritious meals, Tea|
|Free pick-up service from dehradun airport|
|One Free Ayurvedic massage|
|Every friday kirtan night|
Happy Yoga TTC Schedule:
|5.00 AM||Morning bell||1.15 PM||Lunch|
|6.00 – 7.00 AM||Hatha Yoga||3.00 – 4.00 PM||Yoga Therapy|
|7:45 to 9:00 AM||Pranayama||4:00 to 5:00 Pm||Alignment, adjustment, methodology|
|9:15 to 10:00 Am||Breakfast||5.00 – 6.30 PM||Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow|
|11:00 to 12:00 Pm||Yoga Anatomy & Physiology||6:30 to 7:30 Pm||Meditation|
|12:15 to 1:15 Pm||Yoga Philosophy||7.40 PM||Dinner|
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.
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.
- 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..
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300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course
300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course
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