Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus - RYS 200, 300

Yoga Philosophy

This class will prepare students to read and understand Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Each Friday, students will lead a discussion reflecting on the week's readings. Before class, students should write down one question on a notecard directly related to the day's reading and give this to the teacher at the start of class

Introduction
Origin of Yoga
Different Paths of Yoga
Samkhaya Darshan
Vedanta Darshan
Obstacles in Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga (8 Limbs)
• Yama
• Niyama
• Asana
• Pranayama
• Pratyahara
• Dharana
• Dhyana
• Samadhi

Hatha Yoga
Panch Kosha
• Annamaya Kosha
• Pranamaya Kosha
• Manomaya Kosha
• Jnanamaya Kosha
• Anandamaya Kosha


HUMAN ANATOMY-PHYSIOLOGY AND YOGA

Introduction
Skeletal System
Joints and Range of Motion
Muscular System
Postural imbalances

Physiology of Asana
• Standing
• Back Bend
• Forward Bend
• Twist
• Inversion

Digestive System
Respiratory System
Circulatory System
Physiology of Pranayama
Nervous System

Endocrine System
Stress and Homeostasis
Physiology of Meditation
Lesson Planning, Practical and Written Assessment


MANTRA RECITATION CURRICULUM

Mantra is a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. The reverberating sound harmonious the body and mind.

Ganesha Mantra
Guru Mantra

Shakti Mantra
Gayatri Mantra

Mangalacharan Mantra
Shanti Mantra


ASANA AND PRANAYAMA PRACTICE SESSIONS.

Dynamic Postures
Pawanmuktasana series
Marjala asana
Vyaghrasana
Surya namaskar
Standing Postures
Tadasana
Utkatasana
Padhastasana
Trikonasana
Parivrtta Trikonasana
Parshwakonasana
Parivrtta parshwakonasana
Veerbhadrasana I
Veerbhadrasana II
Veerbhadrasana III
Ardh chandrasana
Parsvottanasana
Prasarita padottanasana
Inverted Postures
Sirsasana
Sarvangasana
Halasana
Pincha mayurasana
Adho mukha vrkshasana

Twisting Postures
Ardh matsyendra asana
Parivritti janu sirshasana
Kati Chakrasana

Back Bend Postures
Bhujangasana
Shalabhasana
Dhanurasana
Matsyasana
Ushtrasana
Kandhrasana
Chakrasana
Gomukhasana
Setu Asana
Rajkapotasana
Forward Bend Postures
Paschimotanasana
Janusirasana
Ardh padam Paschimotanasana
Padprasar Paschimotanasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Balancing Postures
Vrkshasana
Bak Dhayan Asana
Mayurasana
Natraj Asana
Garudasana
Relaxation Postures
Shashankasana
Makarasana
Savasana

Pranayama Practices
Yogic Breathing
Nadi Shodhan
Kapalbhati
Ujjayi
Bhramari
Dhyana Practices
Breath Awareness
Pranava Dhyana
Yog Nidra Practices
Visualization
Breathing Meditation
Chakra Meditation
Mudras
Anjali Mudra
Chin Mudra
Jnana Mudra
Poorna Mudra
Bandhas
Uddiyana Bandha
Jalandhara Bandha
Moola Bandha
Kriyas
Jala Neti
Kapalbhati
Tratak





Principles and Guideline:

» Teaching starts from early in the morning.

» Respectful behavior is mandatory at all times on and off the premises.

» Respect the rules and regulations Arogya Yoga School.

» Course fees are non-refundable.

» Before departure from Arogya Yoga School, students must return all books from the library.

» Non veg. food, smoking and drinking alcohol are not allowed on the Arogya Yoga School premises.



Yoga Teacher Training General Rules

» Silence should be maintained between 10 PM until the morning.

» Regular home work should be completed.

» All classes are mandatory to attend unless you are ill.

» As a part of the evaluation procedure there will be an assessment for certification.

» Arogya Yoga School reserves the right to disqualify any students at anytime during the course for misconduct.

» Eating and drinking (anything other than water) is NOT ALLOWED in the yoga halls.

» Use of electronic gadgets (i.e., mobile phones, laptops, tablets) during lectures is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

» During asana practice leave all jewelry, books, extra clothing, book bags and purses in your room. Only yoga mat and water bottles permitted in yoga hall.

» Management expects all students to clear your practice space immediately following your practices.