24 Days 200-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, India

  • Abhinam Yoga School, Vitthalwada, Morjim Morjim Beach Road, Near Naga Cottage) North Goa, Goa, India

Yoga Teacher Training Goa

The 200-hours Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series yoga course will be run under the supervision of the yoga master Namito. With a comprehensive experience of all Ashtanga Vinyasa advanced series for many years, he also is a lifelong disciple of the world renowned Yogi B K S Iyengar. He applies his solid experience and knowledge to the 200-hours teacher training course in order to build a foundation in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga practice combining it with alignment techniques with various yoga props from the Iyengar style.

What to expect

The objective is to provide beginners and experienced yoga students with a strong technical and theoretical experience. This will enable them to perform Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, primary series with perfection and correct alignment. The course will equip the future teachers to be completely autonomous, ready to run their own yoga classes at the highest standards.

Highlights

  • Daily meditation
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Learn yoga philosophy,lifestyle, and ethics
  • Learn yoga anatomy and physiology
  • Learn teaching methodology
  • 23 nights accommodation
  • 24 days with instruction
  • English
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You will be accommodated in private rooms or shared double rooms with attached bathrooms.

Certifications

Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance US and Yoga Alliance Professionals (Formerly Yoga Alliance UK). Registration with Yoga Alliance US and Yoga Alliance Professionals (Formerly Yoga Alliance UK) provides a globally recognized credential.

Course syllabus

  • Techniques, training, and practice
  • Learning to master and teach Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series
  • Theory and practice of mantras, kriyas, pranayamas, and various techniques of meditation
  • Asana practice is focused on developing the quality of body alignment, observation and sharpening awareness of deeper physiological processes while performing an asana.

Teaching methodology

  • Learning the art of alignment and hand on adjustment with the help of props
  • Workshops on demonstration of asanas, Restorative yoga, yoga for specific groups of people and yoga to deal with common ailments like joints pain, back pain, thyroid, diabetes, etc.
  • Qualities and conduct of a teacher while leading a class
  • Business skills on how to promote your yoga business in the world of web marketing
  • Conducting Vinyasa flow led classes with a touch of personal creativity
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Learning about the musculoskeletal system with focus on bones, ligaments, origin & insertions of muscles with nerve supply.
  • Basic overview of the structure and functions (anatomy and physiology) of different systems in a human body.
  • Anatomy of pranayama with focus on energy systems, Chakras, energy bodies and cardiovascular system.
  • Practical application of anatomy and physiology to yoga practices
  • Yoga philosophy, lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers
  • Minimum decency codes for yoga teachers (Vegetarianism)
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Samadhi and Sadhana (Chapter 1 & 2)
  • Bhagavad Gita - Dhyana yoga (Chapter 6)
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Meditations from Vigyan Bhairav Tantra text
  • Ethics mentioned in yogic scriptures for yoga practitioners and teachers

Practicum

  • Leading Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series class
  • Creating and leading a Vinyasa Flow led class
  • Assisting lead trainers, observing and receiving feedback accordingly
  • Tutorials, assignment, and exam

Students will be required to engage in self-study and submit daily & weekly assignments on the basis of the days lectures and discussions. There will be a practical and a theory exam at the end of the course to assess the students on their learning, practice and teaching during the one month teacher training course.

Daily schedule

  • 06:30 Meditation, pranayama, mantra, and kriya
  • 07:30 Tea break
  • 08:00 Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series class
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 11:00 Theory: yoga philosophy / anatomy and physiology
  • 13:00 Lunch, assignment and rest
  • 15:00 Workshops on teaching methodology; alignment and adjustment
  • 17:00 Free flow led class
  • 19:00 Dinner

As you sit for Yoga and meditation near the pristine beaches of Goa you get transformed to a completely different world. As your external self-glides through the systematic grid of asanas, your inner being loses itself in the tranquility of the area.

Goa is a perfect melting pot of the Oriental and Occidental culture. Given the huge inflow of foreign tourists, it also forms the perfect platform to learn and practice yoga that not only strives to help you achieve external beauty, but also inner peace. The relaxed atmosphere, the pleasant weather, bright green tropical cover, the calm Arabian Sea, pretty beaches and the year-long moderate temperatures makes it the perfect place to practice sadhana and work towards attaining the ultimate moksha or sadhana.

Abhinam Yoga School is located on Morjim Beach Road, Near Naga Cottage in North Goa. At the northern side of Chopdem river, Morjim is blessed with an abundant blossoming green environment and extraordinary wildlife in the form of Olive Ridley turtles. The center with its rooftop yogshala and the scenic view of the sparkling North Goa beach front provides an absolute sense of serenity and joy to all.

Nearby places:

  • Raj Supermarket Bus stand, 10 minute-walk
  • Morijm Beach - 20 minute-walk
  • Goa International Airport (Dabolim, GOI), 50 kilometers

All your daily yogic and vegetarian meals are catered through a local restaurant.

Fairly quiet, Morijm beach has its share of beach life and activity quotient. Visitors can easily spot the relaxed beach snacks full of yummy local and international cuisine, lively surf, opportunities for swimming enthusiasts and some small beach activities. You will also be able to easily get bikes on rent during your stay.

  • Study material
  • TTC manual
  • Three yogic meals
  • Accommodation
  • Airport pick- up/drop from Goa airport
  • Airfare
  • Additional meals
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by plane

Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (Dabolim, GOI).

The Morjim beach is about 75 kilometers from the airport and 36 kilometers from the nearest major Railway Station, Pernem. It is quite conveniently connected via taxis and bus routes from most part of Goa, as well.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

North Goa, Goa, India

Abhinam Yoga Center presents a holistic vision of yoga which addresses the body, mind, and the innermost being.

  • Availability: The Yoga Teacher Training of this organizer are available 89% of the time.
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