Yoga Therapy Teachers Training in Goa, India

Yoga Therapy Teachers Training in Goa, India

200 Hours Yoga Therapy Teachers Training Course (YTTC)

"Atha Yoga Anushashanam"

Starting Date Completion Date Course Fee
(with shared accommodation)
Course Fee
(with Separate single room, non sharing)
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March 6' 2015 Mar 31' 2015 1350 USD 1630 USD
April 6' 2015 April 28' 2015 1350 USD 1630 USD
Oct 6' 2015 Oct 29' 2015 1350 USD 1630 USD
Nov 5' 2015 Nov 29' 2015 1350 USD 1630 USD
Dec 7' 2015 Dec 30' 2015 1350 USD 1630 USD
Jan 5' 2016 Jan 28' 2016 1350 USD 1630 USD
Feb 8' 2016 Mar 1' 2016 1350 USD 1630 USD
Mar 8' 2016 Mar 31' 2016 1350 USD 1630 USD
April 6' 2016 April 29' 2016 1350 USD 1630 USD

We offer you 200 Hrs (3.5 weeks) Yoga Alliance) accredited Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Course (TTC). After completing your course successfully, you can register yourself with Yoga Alliance to teach Yoga to other students and for your own personal transformation and healing others.

Who can join?
Any enthusiastic and disciplined Yoga student who has been practicing any style of Yoga ( Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar or Kundalini Kriyas)can join. We advise absolute beginners not to go for this course as it requires some prior preparation and basic understanding of Hatha Yoga. Absolute beginner's can go for Hatha Yoga TTC.

What to expect during the course?
Strict discipline, No Non veg food or smoking or drinking alcohol, Abstinence from sensual pleasures, living with simplicity and in a satwic Yogic way. Avoid useless talking and chatting, engaging in personal and group practice, being considerate to others and yourself. Effort and dedication is required to complete the course successfully. Non serious students can opt for Yoga Retreats instead of Yoga TTC. We teach Yoga in a traditional ashram set up and environment. You would find authentic classical traditional Indian Yoga here at SOHYAA Goa.

1. Study of Health and Disease according to Ayurveda:

  • Ayurveda Introduction
  • Panchmahabhuta Concept of Body and mind (Five Elements)
  • TriDosha (Three Constitutions ) Concept ( Vata , Pitta and Kapha)
  • The effect of the dosas in the body according to season, day time and age
  • Concept of Body and Mind (Holistic Approach to healing
  • Knowing your dosha
  • Diet and Daily Regimen for each dosha

2. Study of Asanas

a) Pawanamuktasana Series (Adopted from Bihar School of Yoga)

  • Anti-rehumatic Group
  • Digestive/Abdominal Group
  • Energy Blocks Releasing Group
  • Application of these series for common diseases

b) Iyengar Therapeutic Series

  • Foundation postures for sequencing according to a disease
  • Sequences for the Cardiovascular, Immune, Nervous, Digestive, Respiratory and Uro genital systems.

c) Six fold Detoxification Techniques in Yoga (Yogic Shat Kriyas)

  • Neti
  • Dhauti
  • Nauli
  • Basti
  • Kapalabhati
  • Laghoo & Deergha Shankaprakshalana

3. Asana Methodology

  • Core Principles of Asana Practice through Asana Methodology
  • Yoga Therapy Sequence : Core Principles for designing Yoga Therapy
  • The Science of Asanas and their therapeutic effects
  1. Standing Postures
  2. Balancing
  3. Forward Bending Postures
  4. Meditation Postures
  5. Back Bending Postures
  6. Twisting Postures
  7. Inverted Postures
  8. Relaxation Postures
  9. Health Assessment for patients/students.
  10. Teaching Practicum
  11. Videos: Yoga Therapy Anatomy of Body systems & related disorders and diseases
  12. Use of Yoga Props, Blocks, Blocks, belts etc.

4. Relaxation Techniques

  • Quick Relaxation Technique
  1. Yoga Nidra
  2. Healing the Body-Mind (Creative Visualization & Self Hypnosis)
  3. Chakra Breathing
  4. Guided Meditations for healing
  5. Chakra Pranic cleansing

5. Study of Pranayama (breathing exercises) & Bandhas

  • The Mechanics' of Breathing
  • Four Aspects of Pranayama
  • Introducing the practitioner to his natural breath
  1. Abdominal Breathing
  2. Thoracic Breathing
  3. Clavicles Breathing
  4. Full Yogic Breath
  5. Nadi Shodhana
  6. Bramhari
  7. Bastrika
  8. Kapalabhati
  9. Sheetali & Sheetkari
  10. Ujjayi
  11. Surya Bhedan
  12. Moola, Uddhyana, Jalandhara & Maha Bandha.
  13. Application of Pranayamas for healing and managing disorders

6. Mudras (Psychic Gestures and Locks)

  1. Using mudras to heal physical problems
  2. Using mudras to heal emotional and mental problems
  3. Mudra exercises
    • Chin Mudra
    • Jnana Mudra
    • Shambavi Mudra
    • Nasikagra Mudra
    • Prana Mudra
    • Shanmukhi Mudra
    • Kechari & Kaki Mudra
    • Apana Mudra
    • Apana Vayu Mudra
    • Prana Mudra
    • Jal Mudra
    • Prithvi Mudra
    • Mudra therapy for curing chronic diseases and conditions

7. The Yogic Diet

  • Yogic Diet: What Yogis should eat
  • Relationship between food and our emotions
  • How food affects our mind?
  • Fasting and its benefits
  • Ayurveda Diet and Nutrition Concepts

8. Energy Anatomy

  • Concept of Nadis (Energy Pathways)
  • Concept of Koshas
  • Concept of five Pranas
  • The chakras
  • Correlation of Chakras Nadis their connection with physical, mental and emotional health

9. Yoga Philosophy

  • Yoga Sutras
  • Concept of Abhyasa and Vairagyam
  • Ashtanga Yoga (The 8 limbs of Yoga)

10. Yoga Therapy Anatomy

  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Related disorders and disorders and its management through Yoga methods and Tools

The course includes 3 manuals from our institution and reference books (Library Access)


11. Case Studies & Assignments

By the Fourth Week, students will be asked to take up at least 3 case studies, 2 mandatory and one optional which would be the part of the final assessment and practical exam

Written Final Exam
3 hrs written exam in the end phase of the course

Results, Certification and Ceremony
On successful completion as per the standards of the school, students would be awarded with certification on the last day of the course.

! Om Tat Sat !