22 Day 200-Hour Hatha Vinyasa Intensive Yoga Training

Summary

Join this Intensive Yoga Teacher Training in Paleochora, Crete. This training is based on Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga, so that upon completion of this program the trainees can include any kind of audience and adopt the teachings according to the students’ needs.

This course is a combination of years of experience, expertise and thousands of hours of training in various systems concentrated into a three weeks long transformational experience.

Training is based on tradition and classical Yoga in its core as it draws from ancient yogic texts such as the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Vedanta, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Tantric Yoga and other. At the same time modern teachings are incorporated into the methodology such as the biomechanics of the body, therapeutic alignment and intelligent sequencing etc. This ancient and modern science is embodied in daily practice, on and off the mat.


The course fee includes - 

Specialized workshops exploring different styles of yoga and methods of teaching

Pre and post retreat support from the team

Certificate upon successful completion

Registration with Yoga Alliance/ Professionals/ International

Yoga mats, blocks, straps, and bolsters

Evening activities/kirtan/movie night

Accommodation

Course Manual

Teacher training course and certification

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Yoga Teacher Training

CRETE, Greece
Yoga Alliance Accredited

Styles

  • Hatha
  • Vinyasa

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
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Program

HOURS + TOPICS

The morning lesson is dedicated to your personal practice. The afternoon practice consists of your practice and learning how to teach. The daily in-depth practice includes:

Basic Warm Ups; Sun Salutations and Variations; Basic, medium and advanced yoga asanas; Postural alignment; Benefits and contraindications of asanas; Vinyasa Krama; Intelligent Sequencing; Injuries, special population, and variations; Deep relaxation techniques; Pranayama – basic and intermediate breathing techniques; Meditation guidelines and practice.

This module will cover Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – study of the text and commentary; BhagavadGita – the study of the text and commentary; Basic concepts of Vedanta Philosophy and Tantra; Kundalini Yoga and Subtle Anatomy: Prana, Nadis, Chakras, Granthis, Bandha; the Four Paths of Yoga: Karma, Bhakti, Raja, Jnana; Kriyas – the cleansing techniques and nutrition for the yogis.

It includes an introduction to the main body systems and the effects of asana and pranayama on these systems; focus on skeletal and muscular systems and their functions; therapeutic Alignment and Body Biomechanics; common injuries and how to prevent and address them; creating safe and anatomically beneficial sequences.

During these classes you will study and practice all Asana groups and their alignment and biomechanics. You will learn about instructing Asana with alignment and breath, Sun Salutations, hand on assists for all Asana groups, you will  also learn about intelligent sequencing, Vinyasa Krama, creating and teaching sequences according to the level, theme or other special emphasis, creating and teaching a Hatha or Vinyasa class, use of props and Asana variations, how to teach Pranayama and Meditation, language and tone of voice, seat of a teacher and creating safe environment, guided relaxation techniques, injury and modifications for special population and addressing challenging situations.

Satsang means “to be in the company of truth and wisdom”. As such it can mean study, contemplation, group discussion and sharing, sound meditations and chanting, karma yoga, and other activities that raise our vibrations, lift our spirits and open our minds. You will study, read and contemplate on scriptures of ancient enlightened beings and modern teachers while also discussing how we can transfer their essence in our daily lives.

Certification

Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance.This is a Registered Yoga School RYS200 with Yoga Alliance which is highly recognized internationally.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Vinyasa Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Breakfast Break
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lecture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teaching Methodology
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Beach, Study and free time

Free Time

*On some nights there will be an evening program.

Food

Daily Brunch will be served at the center. The rest of the meals you need to arrange by yourself. There are large grocery stores and supermarkets in the village. Lunch and dinner are usually eaten out at many taverns that serve fresh local food.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • Mats
  • Meditation
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props

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Accommodations

Triple Room at Blue Elephant Hotel

Triple Room

Accommodation is based on double and triple occupancy, and single rooms are available upon request. Rooms are spacious and equipped with a private bathroom, hairdryer and bath accessories, sea view and balcony, WiFi, air condition (cooling and heating), mini fridge, free toiletries, sound proofing, towels and linen.
Twin Shared at Blue Elephant Hotel

Twin Shared

Accommodation is based on double and triple occupancy, and single rooms are available upon request. Rooms are spacious and equipped with a private bathroom, hairdryer and bath accessories, sea view and balcony, WiFi, air condition (cooling and heating), mini fridge, free toiletries, sound proofing, towels and linen.
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CRETE, Greece

Crete Island is the biggest and the extreme southern island of Greece. Almyrida village, located near the iconic town of Chania. It  has a beautiful sandy beach, many shops, restaurants and traditional taverns. You will enjoy swimming and diving in the clear waters of the Cretan sea and our beautiful pool and relaxing in the SPA area, in between yoga sessions.

Venue   Blue Elephant Hotel
Blue Elephant Hotel, Venue for 22 Day 200-Hour Hatha Vinyasa Intensive Yoga Training

A brand new genuinely Cretan and stylish hotel was built to create a true atmosphere of luxury recreation and to provide for new unforgettable impressions of the beauty of Chania region. Guests will enjoy swimming and diving in the clear waters of the Cretan sea and in beautiful pool, relaxing in the SPA area, walking and hiking in the mountains. A drop of Asian fusion ambience combined with Mediterranean atmosphere, whenever you are up for relaxing Thai massage or Blue Elephant restaurant experience, will complete the pleasures palette 

Taxi from Chania airport costs approximately e45 and from Heraklion airport about e140 .

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