Summary

This 300 Hours Kriya Yoga Teacher Training is a fully residential Yoga Teacher Training Course designed with theory as well as practical classes (specific traditional Kriyas) of Kriya Yoga. 

The “Kriya Yoga” is one of the most ancient branches of Yoga. It mainly consists of various levels of specific Pranayama, Bandha, Mantra, Awareness, Asana and Mudra which intends to accelerate inner unfoldment.

There are two popular schools of Kriya Yoga. The one former was taught by Paramhamsa Yoganandaand another later developed by Swami Sivananda Saraswati. Swami Satyananda Saraswati designed the teachings of Kriya Yoga very appropriate for the good of humanity. In this course you will follow the method taught by great Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

The Course Fee includes accommodation and all  vegetarian meals for 20 nights, text books, a notebook, a pen, a new Yoga mat, Jala neti pot, education, private consultation etc. 
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Yoga Teacher Training

Uttarakhand, India
Yoga Alliance Accredited

Styles

  • Hatha
  • Nidra

Food

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Skill Level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Video

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Program

HOURS + TOPICS

This module incorporates several practices of Hatha Yoga (specific one with different orientation, breathing and visualisation) which students study in the Kriya Yoga teacher training course. They are – 

Asana – Specific postures from Hatha Yoga including purificatory asana for lightness and purification of body, postures from the group of asana like Standing, supine, prone – (backward, forward, spine twist), inversion and balance and asanas from Padmasana (Lotus series).

Pranayama – Techniques for correction of breath, breathing to heat and energise, breathing to balance, cool and harmonise. Additionally higher techniques of breathings with awareness, visualisations, retention and use of mudra and bandha during breathing.

Mudra – Various important gestures of fingers and body to affect and manipulate energy in body.

Bandha – Deeper practices of locking the energy in body. 

Shat-karma – Important purificatory practices in Yoga under Shatkarma (6 cleansing techniques).

Meditation – For Mind management such study of sitting asana, Yogic breathing with different levels of awareness, Stillness of body, different kinds of meditation with breath, sound, elements, layers of body, chakra, specific Kriya Yoga meditation and Yoga Nidra.​

This is a combination of complex topics such as designing a Kriya Yoga class, how to teach different practices of Kriya Yoga, how to be good Kriya Yoga teacher, ethical guidelines, develop communication skills, time management, principles of demonstration, assistance, awareness, correction, styles of teaching, specific needs of individuals in a Yoga class and business aspects of Yoga teaching etc.

This module will include -

Modern Human anatomy and Physiology (Nervous System in broad detail, Respiratory System in broad detail, Digestive System, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular System, Reproductive System), important Joints and their movements in different Asana, important muscles and their movements in different Asana.

Yoga Human anatomy and physiology (co-relation to modern human anatomy and physiology, discussion on composition of Human body according to Yoga and their relation to the study of human body in modern study – 5 elements, 5 Koshas, 3 bodies, Nadis, Chakra and Kundalini).

Holistic approach of Yoga (learning how system of Yoga needs to be incorporated for human well-being of body, mind, emotion and spirit).​

Revision of some topics like Philosophy, Philosophical perspectives of Yoga, Yoga, its meaning, definitions, aims and objectives, historical development of Yoga (Pre-classical, Classical, Post-classical and Modern Approach), Schools of Yoga, brief talk on Vedas, Samkhya Philosophy, selected topics from Yoga Sutra (Antahkaran, Chitta, Antarayah, Ishwara, Aum, Samadhi, Kriya Yoga, 5 Kleshas, 8 limbs, Samyama, Kaivalya), important topics from Srimadabhagavada Gita, 5 elements, 5 Koshas, 3 bodies, Nadis, Chakra, Kundalini, Kriya Yoga, detailed talk on Kriya Yoga along with its root, development, Great teachers of Kriya Yoga, schools of Kriya Yoga, contents and methodology of Kriya Yoga and great aspects of Kriya Yoga for spiritual evolution etc.

Practice of teaching different practices in groups as the lead instructor, observe and assist while others teaching, focus on specific practices and compiling feedback.

During the course individuals undergo experiences which require those to be assimilated within for which Karma Yoga is the best means. Depending upon the requirements we many incorporate this as well.

Certification

At the successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate indicating that you are qualified to impart the techniques in which you have been trained. The school is certified by Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International which provide the chances to use the certificate for career and job opportunities.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
5:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Personal practices
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Herbal tea/Drink
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Asana, Pranayama
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Lunch and Rest
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lecture
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Meditation, Relaxation: Lecture and Practice
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Personal Cleaning and Karma Yoga
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Asana, Alignment and Adjustments
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Dinner
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Kirtan, Chanting and video show

Food

You will be provided with daily meals - lunch and dinner throughout the duration of your course. All meals are vegetarian, healthy and nutritious.

Inclusions

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • WiFi Internet
  • 2 Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • Mats
  • Meditation
  • Yoga Props

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Accommodations

Shared Room at Sanatana Yog Sandesh

Shared Room

Single and double well furnished with attached bathroom. They are simple and clean with A.C, Fan, Open Windows etc. Wi-fi available in at the premises as well as in the rooms. Hotels are close to nearby shops and other tourist places.
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Uttarakhand, India

Rishikesh is in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India. Scenically located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas, Rishikesh is known as the World Capital of Yoga.


The 2 bridges just outside of town which cross the Ganges, Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula, are where all the action happens.

There is plenty to immerse yourself in in this holy city. Take a dip in the Ganges, with her healing powers, check into a retreat to immerse in yoga, meditation, wellness and Hindu philosophy. Or try White Water Rafting or Cliff Jumping if you feel adventurous.

There are lot of soft treks available around Rishikesh, some of them take you to beautiful and hidden waterfalls. There are also caves, temples, ashrams, local towns and markets. There are many wonderful places to eat and savour Indian cuisine and a hot fresh cup of chai tea. 

Rishikesh is in close proximity of Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport [15 kms]. There are multiple daily direct flights from Delhi which is the nearest international airport.


Venue   Sanatana Yog Sandesh
Sanatana Yog Sandesh, Venue for 4 Week 300Hr Kriya Yoga Teacher Training

The school started its independent practice in 2016 at Fort Cochin, Kerala, India. Since then a considerable number of courses and retreats have successfully been organised in India as well as overseas. At present, they operate from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India nevertheless, the courses and retreats are organised at different places in India as well as overseas. The school does not own or rent any specific building. For the courses they depend on the premises of other organisations. They make sure, they maintain the requirements of the participants wherever they organise the courses and retreats.  


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