Overview Of 200 Hour Yoga Teachers Training Course

The main objective of this course is to a self practice both physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually in each of the fields given below

Asana/ Cleansing Techniques/ Breathing Techniques/ Yogic Mudras/ Bandhas/ Mantras/ Anatomy

Course Syllabus

1. Asanas

You will learn different Asanas Postures of Ashtanga, Iyenger, Bhakti and Hatha Yoga in order to make you more flexible as well as giving you an understanding of their effects on the body and mind. The different types of Asanas you will learn in this course are as given below:

• Meditative Positions:
Sukhasana (Comfortable pose), Sidhasana (Adept’s Pose), Padmasana (Lotus Pose), Vajrasana (Thundebolt Pose) and many more .
• Dynamic Positions:
Pawanmuktasana (Gas release Pose) Series, Marjariasana (Cat Pose), Vyaghrasana (Tiger Pose), Suryanamaskar, Chandranamaskar and many more.
• Standing Positions:
Tadasana (Mountain Pose), Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), Parshvakonasana (Side Angle Pose), Veerbhadrasana (Warrior Pose) and many more.
• Balancing Positions:
Vrikshasana (Tree Pose), Baka dhyanasana (Patient Crane Pose), Natrajasana (Dancer Pose), Mayurasana (Peacock Pose) and many more.
• Inverted Positions:
Sirsasana (Headstand), Pincha mayurasana (Forearm Stand Pose), Halasana (Plough Pose), Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand Pose) and many more.
• Twisting Positions:
Meru Vakrasana (Spinal Twist Pose), Ardha matsyendrasana (half Spinal Twist Pose) and many more.
• Back-Bend Positions:
Shalabhasana (Locust Pose), Dhanurasana (Bow Pose), Ushtrasana (Camel Pose), Kandhrasana (Shoulder Pose), Chakrasana and many more.
• Forward-Bend Positions:
Janusirasana (Head to Knee Pose), Paschimotanasana (Seated Forward Bend Pose), Padprasarpaschimotanasana and many more.
• Relaxation Positions:
Balasana (Child’s Pose), Makarasana (Crocodile Pose), Savasana (Corpse Pose) and many more.

2. Pranayama (Breathing Techniques)

Pranayama is the ancient practice of controlling your breath in order to control the movement of life force through your body. Practicing pranayama is said to help calm and center the mind while soothing the body. You can practice pranayama by controlling your breathing in specific ways. To do different pranayamas, you will inhale and exhale through your nose and mouth in different patterns. In this Course you will learn about different breathing techniques which are important for the yogic practice. In this course we will teach you how it helps in the relaxation of muscles, reduce anxiety and depression, regulates blood pressure, stress etc. In this Course you will learn the following Breathing Techniques :
• Conqueror Breath (Ujjayi Pranayama)
• Channel Cleaning Breath (Nadi Shodhana pranayama)
• Skull Shining Breath (Kapalabhati Pranayama)
• Single Nostril Breath (surya/chandra bhedana pranayama)
• Sheetali and Sheetkari
• Bhastrika
• Bhramari pranayama
• Anulom-vilom

3. Cleanshing Techniques (Shatkarma)

Shatkarma internally purifies the body, which makes Pranayam and Meditation practice easier by preparing the body to perform these practice without distractions, discomfort and fatigue. These yogic cleansing practices will be integrated into the daily morning schedule. These will purify the nervous system, remove toxins and allow your breath to flow freely throughout the body. In this Course You will learn the following Cleansing Techniques:
• Neti
• Dhauti
• Nauli
• Basti
• Kapalabhati
• Trataka

4. Yogic Mudras

Yoga mudras are done in conjuction with breathing to increase the flow of Prana (Breath) in the body. By practicing it, a connection is developed with the patterns in the brain that influences the unconscious reflexes in the different areas. The internal energy is, in turn, balanced and redirected, creating an impact on the sensory organs, tendons and glands veins. In this Course you will study the following Yogic Mudras:
• Shambhavi Mudra
• Tadagi Mudra
• Shanmukhi Mudra
• Kaki Mudra
• Gyan Mudra (Mudra of Knowledge)
• Vayu Mudra (Mudra of Air)
• Prana Mudra (Mudra of Life)
• Shunya Mudra (Mudra of Emptiness)
• Apan Mudra (Mudra of Digestion)
• Surya Mudra (Mudra of Sun)
• Varun Mudra (Mudra of Water)
• Ling Mudra (Mudra of Heat)

5. Bandhas (Energy Locks)

A Bandha (Energy Lock) is a body lock in Hatha Yoga, being a kind of Mudra. In this course you will learn how the different energy locks regulate the flow of energy and how that it will help you in the practice of the asanas and meditation. In this Course we will study the following Energy Locks:
• Jalandhara Bandha
• Uddiyana Bandha
• Mula Bandha
• Maha Bandha

6. Mantra Chanting

The sound of Mantra can lift the believer towards the higher self. Under this course a wide range of Mantras will be taught which help you to find your inner Harmony. In this Course we will practice the following Mantras:
• Gayatri Mantra
• Mrityunjaya Mantra
• Ganesha Mantra
• Shanti Mantra
• Guru Mantra
• Aum Mantra Chanting and many more.

7. Yogic Anatomy

In this course you will learn more about the Anatomy of the body to better understand safe and stable physical alignment in the Yoga poses. Here you will learn the effects of Kriyas, Pranayamas, Asanas and Meditation for cure of various disorders and diseases. Here you will also learn how anatomy related to yoga in understand the processes of our body and relation to different chakras, nadis etc. In this course you will also learn:
• Skeletal system
• Respiratory system
• Cardiovascular system
• Brain and nervous system
• Digestive system
• Yogic Diet

8. Meditation

Our course will make you more meditative than ever before reason being our philosophy lectures. They give you an insights in the functioning of human mind without understanding of which it becomes extremely hard to sit in meditation and as a result meditation becomes a torturous experience. Our meditation techniques are not just another concentration exercises instead they focus on changing the wrong impressions of your unconcious mind through a very deep analysis in meditation as well as other classes. And these impressions, due to which we suffer and never become at ease with ourselves, if not made weak through meditation the whole act of meditation becomes a hollow ritual. Hence our whole effort is to give you an understanding of mind impressions and make everything easy for each and every student of our.

9. Yoga Philosophy

In this course we will study how we define yoga, history of yoga and the introduction of important yogic texts and concepts. Also cover various traditional philosophies and viewpoints, insights from modern research and ways in which the essence of this holistic life-view can be integrated into a modern lifestyle. Here we study about the six shastra of Yoga philosophy.
• Purva Mimaansha Philosophy
• Vaisheshika Philosophy
• Nyaaya Philosophy
• Yoga Philosophy
• Sankhya Philosophy
• Vedaant Philosophy

10. Teaching Methodology

This yoga class will give you the necessary building blocks to devise your own yoga class. Learn how to motivate your students by teaching inclusively to the range of abilities that you may be faced with. There will also be ethical guidelines for the student-teacher relationship, how to behave as a student and how to behave as a teacher, communication, and limits between teacher and student Elements of great teaching including:
• How to help your students get deeper into a posture through adjustment.
• Studying yoga lifestyle and the ethics of a yoga teacher.
• Studying the attitude and presence of the teacher.
• The seat of yoga teacher/teaching as service/why you teach/creating a sacred space.
• Classroom organization and set up.
• Creating a class plan.
• Teaching progressively focusing on alignment principles.
• The basic principles of sequencing.

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Vibhu School of Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, which designated this Teacher training programe as one which follows Yoga Alliance’s standards. Students who complete a verified training with this School may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as register’s Yoga Teachers (RYTs).