30 Days 300-Hour Certified Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, India

30 Days 300-Hour Certified 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 India

An intensive program designed to train yoga practitioners in the art of teaching yoga. The course entails an insightful journey that goes far beyond the physical aspects of yoga and allows one to rediscover the instinctive connection between ones body, mind and soul. The experience is a unique and gratifying way of finding everlasting happiness and peace.

Highlights

  • Yoga Alliance UK certification
  • Workshops on teaching methodology
  • Daily meditation, pranayama, mantra and kriya
  • In-depth practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series
  • Learn the art of alignment and hands-on adjustment
  • 3 daily yogi vegetarian meals except on Sundays
  • 29 nights accommodation
  • 29 days with instruction
  • English
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Accommodation (sharing and non-sharing basis, depending on the number of students) includes hot shower, attached bathrooms and western toilet.

Certifications

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

This 300-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa intermediate series yoga course is certified by Yoga Alliance UK and is run under the supervision of yoga master, Namito. He applies his solid experience and knowledge to the 300 hours teacher training course in order to deepen the Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga practice combining it with alignment techniques from the Iyengar style.

This teacher training course by Abhinam Yoga Center combined with your previous 200 hours teacher training course verifies you as a 500 hours certified teacher.

Daily schedule

  • 07:00 Meditation, pranayama, mantra and kriya
  • 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 Free flow-led class
  • 17:00 Dinner

Abhinam Yoga Center follows the syllabus set by Yoga Alliance UK for registered yoga school (RYS-500) and incorporates training hours in the following modules:

Techniques, training and practice

  • In-depth practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series.
  • Learning to master and teach certain asanas from Ashtanga Vinyasa intermediate series with the help of props.
  • Theory and in-depth practice of mantras, kriyas, pranayamas (with bandhas) 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 hands 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 including joint pain, back pain, thyroid, diabetes, etc.
  • Qualities and proper conduct of a teacher while leading a class.
  • Business skills - 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 the musculoskeletal system with focus on bones, ligaments, origin and insertions of muscles with nerve supply.
  • Basic overview of the structure and functions (anatomy and physiology) of different systems in the 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 (all four chapters)
  • Bhagavad Gita (Karma yoga)
  • Hatha yoga pradipika
  • Upanishads
  • Meditations from Vigyan Bhairav tantra text
  • Ethics mentioned in yogic scriptures for yoga practitioners and teachers

Practicum

  • Leading Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series classes and being able to teach specific asanas from intermediate series separately.
  • 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 and weekly assignments on 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.

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 students are suggested to eat vegetarian food during the course. Vegetarianism is part of our yoga philosophy.

Breakfast: Porridge (a dish consisting of oatmeal or another meal or cereal boiled in water or milk).

Lunch: Soup with bread or Indian Thali which consists rice, lentils (a high-protein pulse which is dried and then soaked and cooked prior to eating) and some cooked vegetables.

Dinner: Khichdi is yogic, Ayurvedic and Sattvic food, made from rice, vegetables and lentils. It is considered a light and nutritious food.

Exclusions

All daily yogi vegetarian meals will be provided except on Sundays. The institute is closed and students are free to do any kind of personal activities during this day. If a student wants to eat something more or something other than what is offered to everyone, then they will need to pay and arrange it on their own.

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.

  • 3 vegetarian meals per day (except on Sundays)
  • 29 nights of accommodation
  • All activities mentioned under the program
  • Study materials
  • Teacher training course manual
  • Tuition fee
  • 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.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 2 days before 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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30 days / 29 nights

Departure:
Thursday December 21, 2017
(30 days / 29 nights)

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