Intensive Courses

Intensive Course ;  maximum training in minimum time

Our intensive courses are 100 hrs International Teacher Training Courses in Hatha Style, enables you to deepen practice based knowledge, and improve your teaching skills. Learn additional 42 intermediate asana out of 84 classical ones (postures) and pre-asanas (PREP`) to achieve them, varieties of sun salutation & techniques to recreate them, Pranayama, (subtle energy control), Major Kriyas (purification), Bandhas, Mudras and their application in Yogasana.

Choose from one of three Intensive Courses

  • Intensive Selective IS (4 selective module)  03 – 11 Mar 2014  | Deadline: 03 Feb 2014
  • Intensive Combo IC (2 compulsory and 1 selective module)  06 – 14 Jan 2014   | Deadline: 06 Dec 2013
  • Intensive Asana IA (Module 7)  03 – 11 Feb 2014   | Deadline: 03 Jan 2014
  • Intensive Yoga Therapy IYT (Module 8)  June 2014
 

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Course Curriculum

Intensive Selective IS

Module 1

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga Practices (BMPS) (for IS course Only)⍏

Includes 3 major system Musculo-Skeletal, Cardio-Respiratory and the Spine in relation to Hatha Yoga Asana.

 

Module 3

Principles of anatomical alignment in Asana
  • 10 classical anatomical alignment principles of any asana
  • Asana practice and teaching insights on Standing, Standing balancing, Backward bending, Forward bending, Twisting and Side bending asana,
  • Techniques to instruct group classes precisely without missing any safety and important information.
 

Module 4

Yogic Bandha (B), Mudra (M) and Science of Pranayama (P)
  • Practice and Teaching techniques with a scientific approach of Bandha, Mudra and Pranayama on human body
  • Includes anatomy and physiology of Bandha and Pranayama
  • Effect on nervous and respiratory system,
  • Role on building abdomino-pelvic stability.
 

Module 6

Yogic Shatkriyas (S)
  • Self practice and learning to teach 6 Hatha Yoga Kriyas (Purification methods)
  • Study of technical points from water preparation to completing the entire process successfully
Intensive Combo IC

Module 2

42 Hatha Yogasana*

Includes intense practice and techniques training of 42 classical Hatha Yogasana under following headings:

  • Starting Position
  • Asana procedure
  • Warm-up and PREP
  • Transition and Vinyasa
  • Essence (Anatomy)
  • Focus on Alignment
  • Modifications & Variations
  • Breathing
  • Chakra Awareness
  • Gestures (Bandha, Mudra & Drishti)
  • Benefits & Contraindication
 

Module 5

Warmups, PREP`asana and Integrated Sun salutation*
  • 32 Preparatory asana
  • 12 Intensive yoga warm up and 3 Integrated sun salutations to charge up your students, making them sweat in first 15-20 min essential for an invigorative yoga session.
Intensive Asana IA

Module 7

Classical 84 Hatha Yogasana*

100-HRS International Teacher Training Course on 84 Hatha Yogasana enables you to learn, practice and teach classical 84 Hatha Yoga Asana from classical texts with all the references compiled in one Manual. Asanas are classified, depending on the levels of students and position of asanas, Every pose include the detail instruction, correction points, anatomical alignment focus and muscles work.

If you are not looking for a new career but more in depth knowledge about keys to self align in asanas and get maximum out of every class no matter who the instructor is, our courses offer you this as well.

84 Classical Hatha Yoga asana including variations and their regular practice under following:

  • Starting Position
  • Asana procedure
  • Warm-up and PREP
  • Transition and Vinyasa
  • Essence (Anatomy)
  • Focus on Alignment
  • Modifications & Variations
  • Breathing
  • Chakra Awareness
  • Gestures (Bandha, Mudra & Drishti)
  • Benefits & Contraindication
  • Therapeutic use & Possible Injury prevention
  • Counter and Neutralising postures
  • Energy movements & Emotional Discharge
Intensive Yoga Therapy IYT
Yoga Therapy : Unlocking the Hidden Vitality (100Hrs)

According to classical texts, most of the problems in our health come from a state of ignorance of who and what we are. From a psychological standpoint, therapy is defined as the possibility of accessing self-knowledge that will enable us to change that what we consider dysfunctional.

It’s widely known that Yoga can enhance your physical and emotional well being, but when Yoga is practiced with a therapeutic intention in the form of Yoga Therapy, it can help prevent and aid recovery from physical and mental ailments. Yoga has long been practiced with therapeutic intentions as way of transforming both the body and the mind.

 

Module 8*

Comprehensive study of Common disorders (20Hrs)

Definition, pathophysiology, aetiology, clinical features, assessments and yoga therapy for ailments of the following systems:-

  • Respiratory System – Nasal Allergy and Asthma
  • Cardiovascular System – Hypertension and coronary Artery diseases
  • Digestive System – Hyperacidity, Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Reproductive System – infertility, menstrual disorders
  • Endocrine System – Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid(Hypo and Hyper)
  • Nervous System – Migraine, Epilepsy
  • Psychiatry – Anxiety, depressive neurosis, stress, Insomnia
  • Musculo-Skeletal System – Arthritis, Back pain, Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Pregnancy – Role of stress in problems of pregnancy, Labour and fetus
  • Spacial senses – Yoga for eyes
 

Module 8.1

Principles of Naturopathy and Ayurveda in Yoga (10Hrs)

Naturopathy:

  • Foreign matter and toxins, accumulation in the body and its importance in elimination through different ways or channels
  • Definition and maintenance of nature’s constructive principles of health
  • Importance of physical and mental hygiene

Ayurveda:

  • Tridosa, Dhtu, Mala, Sadasa
  • Concept of health according to Ayurveda, dinacharya, sadvrtta, rutucharya
  • Elements of snehana, svedana, vamanavirechana, bastikriya in panchakarma
 

Module 8.2

Special Techniques for Lifestyle or Psycho-somatic disorders (30Hrs)
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Stress & Anxiety
  • Eye Disorders
 

Module 8.3

Yogic Diet & Nutrition (10Hrs)
  • Yogic Diet, Food and Yoga Practice ,Vegetarianism for ethical, spiritual & health reasons
  • Nutrients, proximate principles of diet – their importance.
  • Carbohydrates : Monosaccharides, polysaccharides.
  • Proteins – Importance of proteins in biological system – Essential and non-essential amino acids – biological value.
  • Lipids – triglycerides – essential fatty acids
  • Calorimetry – Energy requirement and its calculation, Energy aspects of diet and their distribution, Balanced diet.
  • Minerals – Calcium, iron, other trace elements in human nutrition.
  • Vitamins – Fat soluble and water soluble vitamins – Physiological role – requirement and source signs of deficiency.
  • Ayurvedic principles of nutrition
 

Module 9

Functional Anatomy & Physiology of Hatha Yoga (CYEd 30Hrs)*

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*Compulsory module for particular course

Remaining are selective module