The Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) is limited to 15 people and it is offered by a team of experienced teachers. This is a comprehensive Yoga Instructor training program, designed in accordance with the 200 Hour requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance. After successfully completing the course you will be a Certified Yoga Instructor, eligible to register with Yoga Alliance and you will be qualified to teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga worldwide.
All the modules taught meet and exceed yoga alliance requirements. Our comprehensive course schedule includes Asanas, Asanas Methodology (Adjustments & Theory), Pranayama and Meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy, Ayurveda and more.
The Pranayama classes cover various techniques like Kapalbhati, Bhastrika, Shithali, Shithkari and Bhramari ’Mysore Style’ is practiced on Saturdays where students get a chance to improve their practice without the teacher leading them but the teacher will be present to adjust the postures if necessary.
It is an intense experience that helps to develop a firm foundation of inner discipline. The eligibility for this course is a sincere desire to learn and discipline to attend all the classes. 6 months of recent yoga practice in ashtanga or hatha is a must.
Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary SeriesAshtanga Vinyasa Primary Series (also known as the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), literally means yoga therapy. This when practiced regularly heals all sickness and purifies your body in preparation for deeper Yogic practice - both physical as well as meditative.
Course Expectations:After successful completion students will be able to teach the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga for beginners as well as experienced*.
Learn adjustments and alignments techniques.
Learn back bending and hip opening asanas.
Learn more about Pranayamas, Patanjali Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, vedas, upanishads and Yoga Anatomy.
Learn the fundamentals of Ayurveda, yogic diet.
Astrology sessions for those interested to learn the basics.
Field trips to temples, ashrams, Ayurveda hospitals, anatomy lab, waterfalls etc.
Participate in festivities to understand more about Indian culture (Havan, Puja etc..) & more..
* Teaching experienced practitioners depends on your previous experience.
Recommended books for reading :Yoga Mala - Sri Pattabhi Jois.
Light on Yoga - BKS Iyengar.
Asana, pranayama, Mudra, Bandha - Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
Yoga Anatomy - Leslie Kaminoff.
The Original Yoga - Shyam Ghosh.
Packing List :Key Documents: Passport, Travel Tickets, Money for additional expenses, Credit Card
Clothes, Shoes & Accessories : Comfortable yoga clothes, LED Flashlight, Light Rain Jacket, Water bottles, Sun glasses, Bath towel
Toiletries : Sun Screen, Face wash, Hair brush
Miscellaneous : Prescribed medicines (if any), Laptop, Camera, Phone charger, international adaptor, Ear plugs
In addition to the above lists, bring what you would normally bring for a vacation. Do not worry if you miss something (barring Key Documents!) as they are easily available to buy here.
The image gallery below shows different activities at Ashtanga Yoga Mysore during the 200 hr Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course.