India  |  Rishikesh

2-Month 500Hr Ashtanga Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Sep 4 - Nov 2, 2020


2250 USD
India  |  Rishikesh
India  |  Goa

56 Day 500Hr Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Training

Sep 4 - Oct 29, 2020

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500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses

If you are seeking further understanding & learning, a 500 Hour intensive could be for you.

A 500hr course can allow you to gain your full RYT teacher certification in one intensive period.

You can achieve your RYT 500 registered yoga teacher certification by completing a 200 hour Intensive course followed by a 300 Hour Yoga course if you wish.

Or you could embark on a 500 Hour course for a deep learning journey that will benefit many aspects and deepen your practice & knowledge.

The program is an advanced study of postures, pranayama, philosophy, meditation and teaching techniques.

All courses have the same standard curriculum set by Yoga Alliance with the Yoga community.

500 Hour Yoga Certification (RYT 500)

All 500 hour yoga courses include the following parts for the yoga certification.

1. Yogic techniques, Training & Practice

Typical areas of practice & teaching skills training will be:

  • Asanas - Posture practice
  • Pranayamas - Breath & Energy
  • Meditation - Inner Journey
  • Mantras & Chanting - Internal or External
  • Kriyas - Internal often with breath
2. Teaching Methodology
  • Communication - one to one & group dynamics
  • Demonstration, Assisting & Correcting
  • How Students Learn
  • Teaching Styles & Qualities
  • The Business of Yoga
3. Anatomy & Physiology
  • Physical anatomy & bodily systems, applying this knowledge to yoga
  • Energy body works, study of the chakras and nadis (energy channels)
4. Yoga Philosophy & Ethics
  • Study of traditional texts revealing yoga philosophies
  • The yoga lifestyle, concepts of dharma and karma
  • Service (Seva)
5. Practicum
  • Practice teaching as the lead instructor without feedback
  • Observing others doing the same and sharing feedback afterwards
Elective Hours

The elective hours of the course are 185 of the total 500 hours.

This is what makes each program unique, allowing for focus on an area that may interest you such as Shamanism, Mantra, Ayurveda, Acro Yoga, Yoga Nidra, nutrition, ritual.

Where to complete a 500 Hour Intensive Yoga Certification Course

Generally these intensive yoga trainings run over 2 months.

To spend an extended time on this journey your practice and knowledge will deepen. You will have the opportunity to explore and immerse yourself in meditation practice too.

Rishikesh may be the perfect place for such a journey.

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