Teacher’s Training Detailed Syllabus

  • Daily Asanas Practice ( 90 mins)
  • Opening Prayer & Closing Prayer (Sanskrit)
  • Warm up exercises and Sun Salutations
  • Complete Hatha Series including, Standing, Balancing, Seated, Meditative, Forward bends, Back Bends, Spinal Twist, Inversions, Closing asanas, Relaxation( Active & Passive) and Final Relaxation Shavasana
  • Sarva Hitta Asanas ( Asanas that benefits all!!)
  • Designing series for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced, Children, Oldies, Pregnant, Pre Natal & Post natal, Restorative and Transformational
  • Poses, Counter Poses, Variations (wherever applicable)
  • Going “In” & “Out” of the postures
  • Breathing control and coordination with movement
  • Benefits, indications and contra indications while teaching and instructions (Detailed in Theory)
  • Q & A Session ( 15 mins)
  • Studying Asanas, Kriyas, Bandh, Mudras, Pranayama& Meditation in detail ( Theory & Practical)
  • Kriyas: ( theory and practice): benefits and contraindications, techniques and practical tips: Jala Neti, Sutra Neti, Shankhaprakshalana (Langhoo Shankhaprakshalana), Vaman Dauti (Kunjal Kriya), Kapalbhati, Trataka
  • Bandhas :lecture & practice: Jalandhara Bandha, Moola Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha, Maha Bandha
  • Pranayama:lecture & everyday practical training: Prana & Pranic Body, abdominal/diaphragmatic breathing, thoracic breathing, yogic breathing, alternate nostril breathing, Sheetali Pranayama, Sheetkari Pranayama, Bhramari Pranayama, Ujjayi Pranayama, Bhastrika Pranayama, Kapalbhati
  • Mudras:meaning and practice: Jnana Mudra, Chin Mudra, Yoni Mudra, Bhairava Mudra, Hridaya Mudra
  • Mudra Therapy: Treating major and minor problems through various mudras
  • Studying Anatomy and Physiology behind each asanas and pranayama under classified groups, indications, contra indications, benefits and cautions ( theory )
  • Concept of Ayurvedic and Yogic Diet (Theory)
  • Yoga Therapy: Disease Treatment & Management
  • Introduction about diseases: conditions, causes, symptoms, anatomy, physiology, treatment and cure through therapeutic Yoga Series for individual diseased conditions ( theory)( applicable only for Yoga Therapy TTC!!)
  • Assignment submission on Yoga Therapy including case studies ( Live) ( Theory & Practical), designing yoga therapy series for any 2 chronic condition with practical classroom demo & teaching ( applicable only for Yoga Therapy TTC!!)
  • Meditation Techniques and Practice (Practical)
  • Yoga Philosophy: Sage Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras; understanding. commentary and comprehension (theory)
  • Chanting of Vedic Mantras (Practical)
  • Spiritual Discussions and Discourses relevant to Yoga and Life

 

Detailed Syllabus for Kundalini Yoga TTC (3 weeks, 200 Hrs)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Kundalini and Tantra

I. KUNDALINI

  • Ye Man, Tame the Kundalini
  • What is Kundalini?
  • Kundalini Physiology
  • Kundalini and the Brain
  • Methods of Awakening
  • Preparing for the Awakening
  • Diet for Kundalini Awakening
  • Risks and Precautions
  • Kundalini and Madness
  • Four Forms of Awakening
  • The Descent of Kundalini
  • The Experiences of Awakening
  • The Path of Kriya Yoga
  • Vama Marga and Kundalini Awakening

II. THE CHAKRAS

  • Introduction to the Chakras
  • Evolution through the Chakras
  • Ajna Chakra
  • Mooladhara Chakra
  • Swadhisthana Chakra
  • Manipura Chakra
  • Anahata Chakra
  • Vishuddhi Chakra
  • Bindu Visarga
  • Sahasrara and Samadhi

III. KUNDALINI Yoga PRACTICE

  • Rules and Preparation
  • Posture
  • Chakra Sadhana Course
  • Practices for Ajna Chakra
  • Practices for Mooladhara Chakra
  • Practices for Swadhisthana Chakra
  • Practices for Manipura Chakra
  • Practices for Anahata Chakra
  • Practices for Vishuddhi Chakra
  • Practices for Bindu Visarga
  • Practices for Integrated Chakra Awareness
  • Your Sadhana Program
  • Kundalini Kriyas of Kriya Yoga
  • The Kriya Yoga Practices