This 300-hour residential yoga teacher training course is registered with Yoga Alliance in both the USA and Canada. In this course, you will focus on the traditional teachings of Ancient Hatha Yoga - Patanjali Yoga. You will expand your knowledge and experience from your 200-hour yoga teacher training in all areas of yogic practices such as asana, pranayama, meditation, bandhas, kriyas, mudras as well as theory on yogic philosophy, anatomy, and the art of teaching.
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$35 per person)
You will stay at Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF) ashram, Rishikesh, India. Patanjali International Yoga Foundation provides accommodation and other facilities to our yoga students to make their stay comfortable and healthy. Single or shared accommodations are available. Please keep in mind, that this is a yoga ashram and not a hotel, so we provide all ashram facilities.
Upon your arrival, you will be provided with soap and toilet paper and for the duration of the retreat, it will be at your own personal expense. For your personal safety and security, please bring a padlock for your room. Patanjali International Yoga Foundation provides clean bed sheets and towel once a week, shared kettle, iron, and hairdryer on each floor, and a blanket but during the winter, it is recommended you to bring a sleeping bag.
This 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training is registered with Yoga Alliance in both the USA and Canada and based on the traditional teachings of Ancient Hatha yoga - Patanjali Yoga organized by Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF) Rishikesh, India - RYS 200, 300, 500 hour.
The curriculum of PIYF 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training course fully covers the international standards of Yoga Alliance USA and Canada.
The objective of the advanced yoga teacher training is to deepen and expand the knowledge and yogic practices from the previous 200-hour yoga teacher training. This 300-hour yoga teacher training course also includes teachings on Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda. All classes are taught by Dr. Jitendra Das and his assistant yoga teachers
This 300-hour yoga teacher training program follows a very tight schedule, with almost eight to ten training hours a day assigned to some aspect of yoga, including contact and non-contact hours. You will find the training intensive but enlightening.
The Yoga Alliance USA and the Canadian Yoga Alliance Canada have set a widely-accepted international standard for yoga teacher training programs which includes 100, 200 and 300 hour across five areas of teachings:
You will learn more than 67 asanas (postures) including their different levels and variations, from beginner to advanced level. In each asana, you will learn proper adjustments, alignments, techniques, corrections, contra-indications, physical and psychic awareness, benefits, and others
You will learn eight main advanced techniques of pranayama Anuloma-Viloma, Nadishodhana, Ujjai, Bhramari, Shitali, Sitkari, Bhastrika, and Kapalbhati with emphasis on technique, duration, ratio, physical and psychic awareness, contra-indications, and benefits.
You will learn the advanced practice of three bandhas, energy locks in the body, Mula bandha, Jalandhara bandha, Udiyana bandha and Maha bandha.
You will learn and practice advanced techniques of Shatkriya "six body cleansing methods": Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Nauli, Tratak, and Kapalbhati.
You will learn and practice eight main yogic mudras (gestures) according to Shatchakra and energy channels.
You will learn and practice advanced meditation techniques.
You will learn to chant and present main Vedic mantras and how to use them to purify and balance the chakras.
Patanjali International Yoga Foundation will explain and discuss the history and advanced philosophy of yoga, according to Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Gheranda Samhita. Learn about the eight limbs of yoga and their use in modern yogic lifestyle.
Teacher trainees will be required to give five to ten minutes speech on one of the yoga topics
You will learn how to demonstrate and adjust different asanas from basic to advanced level, observe the class, and assist other students.
There are both physical and subtle anatomy lessons. You will get complete information about kundalini, chakras and Pancha koshas, the five layers of the body.
You will learn how to teach all yoga techniques from basic to advanced level and how to manage the structure of yoga practice and lessons and you will also learn how to create an effective and intelligent advanced lesson structure.
In the 300-hour yoga teacher training, the focus is on yoga therapy and Ayurveda topics such as:
Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF) Rishikesh India explores these teaching areas in 300-hour Yoga Teacher Traning Rishikesh India at the bank of holy Ganga river in the lap of Himalaya. Patanjali International Yoga Foundation includes Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda into 300-hour yoga teacher training course.
As a graduate of this 300-hour yoga teacher training, you can choose to register either with Yoga Alliance USA or Yoga Alliance Canada, which will give you an opportunity to teach worldwide as you become RYT-500
This yoga teacher training course is an intensive journey of personal and professional self-development, therefore there are necessary course prerequisites, that we believe will help to create better teaching-learning relationships and an equal group of students. All applicants of 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training must have previously completed their 200-hour yoga teacher training in any Yoga Alliance registered school.
Patanjali International Yoga Foundation will send the specific prerequisites and study materials after the course registration.
Included in your program package are excursions and sight seeing tours.
This 300-hour yoga teacher training program will be held at Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. It is situated on the banks of the holy Ganga River and on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India. Rishikesh is a very relaxed place in India, enabling you to get a very peaceful atmosphere. It is believed, that meditation in Rishikesh brings people closer to the attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it.
Patanjali International Yoga Foundation provides five to seven dishes in one meal with proper nutrition and fresh cooked. The food is suitable for both western and eastern students and there is a different menu for each day. There will be daily herbal tea times during the retreat.
The nearest international airport is New-Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), 250 kilometers or domestic Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport (DED) which is only 30 kilometers away. Domestic flights to Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport (DED) are operated by Air India, Jet Airways, and Spicejet. Please note, that the best way to leave Delhi airport is by the Delhi Traffic Police Prepaid Taxi Service which is located on the left side right after you pass customs on the way out to the arrivals hall.
Buses to Rishikesh leave New-Delhi from the Kashmiri Gate National Bus Stand approximately every hour. The bus ride takes about 7-9 hours.
Rishikesh has a train station, but it is currently serviced only by one train. The best option is to reach Haridwar station, which is only about 30 minutes away from Rishikesh, and then continue by road. Haridwar is serviced by many trains from/to Delhi, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, and others. From Delhi, the train ride takes approximately 5-7 hours.
Taxis are widely available anywhere in India. The taxi drive from Delhi is around 6 hours, depending on traffic conditions. From Haridwar, the taxi ride takes around 40 minutes. Patanjali International Yoga Foundation can arrange a taxi service upon advanced request.
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