Yoga Teacher Training
Rishikul Yogshala | Rishikesh, Uttarakhand | Himalayas
Expanding your knowledge of yoga, this course adds yet another level to a yogi’s association with the ancient art of wellness, delving further into every aspect of yoga. The 300 hour course will increase: The physical aspect of yoga by adding deeper holds and stretches in the Ashtanga and Hatha. The theoretical world of yogic science by learning new techniques and mantras. More teachings of yoga philosophy. Higher level of practice of Pranayama and Meditation techniques. Ayurveda practices and detoxification techniques. Led by refined, experienced and traditionally trained yoga teachers from India, you will blossom into strong yoga practitioners and teachers during the 4 weeks of intense training. For those who are looking to be immersed in both the physical and spiritual world of yoga, this is the ultimate path. WHO CAN JOIN? The 300 hour yoga teacher training is an intermediate level course, and requires students to have completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training. By the end of the 4 week course you will be able to gradually build up to a deeper level of training. The 300 hour course is perfect for advanced level yogis who want to brush up on their fundamentals whilst surrounding themselves with like minded yogis for an enjoyable learning and growing experience. Perfect for those: Who have completed the 200 Yoga Teacher Training Course Who want to deepen their practice for personal growth Existing teachers who want to learn more to share with their students WHY RISHIKUL YOGSHALA FOR 300 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING? Rishikul Yogshala is one of the most approached schools for the 300 hour yoga teacher training in India and that’s why we have such a high number of returning students. Reasons to choose Rishikul Yogshala: Rishikul Yogshala is certified with Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International. Our dedicated instructors continuously work to add a deeper meaning to their students relationship with a yogic lifestyle. The entire course is conducted seamlessly and aimed at improving yogis from all walks of life. The teachers are extremely experienced, deeply love their respected field and they know how to share that with the students. Our reviews from previous students say more than we can - Have a look Rishikul Yogshala is most concerned with creating yogis for life, which is why the structure and approach to this course is inviting, innovative, and interesting, but above all, it is true to yogic science. Yoga essentially requires deep dedication on the part of you, the student, but with the motivating and encouraging presence of our yoga teachers, the level of sincerity and dedication to a yoga lifestyle increases tenfold. Hatha Yoga –Advance series What is Hatha yoga ? Hatha yoga – Advance Classical and Traditional Style Chandra Namaskar with chakra awareness Advance series of joints and glands exercise Balancing series of Asana Core practices of Asana What is the difference b/w Hatha and Ashtanga yoga ? Twisting series of Asana 4 important meditative postures How Asana is not just physical exercise ? Shankprashalana asana series for cleaning abdomen What is asana according to Patanjali ? Ashtanga Vinyasa - Yoga Intermediate Series Intermediate series Flexibility and strength for series Importance to have much water in body to do series Importance of Sequence and systematic flow Pranayama- Swara Yoga Pancha Prana( the five vital force) Kumbhaka (retention ) Importance of Sushumna Nature and activities of Ida, Pingala & Sushumna Awakening of Sushumna energy Tuning of Nadi by Nadi Shodhanam Yoga Philosophy-2 What is Kundalini and Chakra ? What is Karma Yoga in connection with Gita ? What is Bhakti yoga in Connection with Gita? What is Raja Yoga ? What is Swara Yoga ? What is Tantra Yoga ? How is Health maintained by yoga ? How are our bodies nourished? Karma and non-attachment in Yogic Dimensions Four level of Consciousness What is Kundalini Awakening ? why? Keys to successful living in Yogic science Meditation and the Spiritual Heart What is Intuitive Dreams and Lucid Dreams? What is Birth and Death in Yogic Science? What is Reincardination in Spiritual Science? 6 Main Obstacles in the path of Yoga What is Samadhi ? why ? Yogic Anatomy Familiarity with major systems in the body Review of yogic digestive system and respiratory system How shankprashalana effective practice in upper and lower abdomen? Effects of pranayama on cardio-vascular system Benefits of asana on muscular system Anatomy of glands and its connections to chakras Importance of master gland to know the value of third eye in the yoga Anatomy of nervous system with understanding nadi and pranic currents How chakra meditation becomes very effective to all our glands ? Meditation-2 Obstacles in Meditation Witnessing Meditation Chakra Awareness Meditation Yantra Awareness Meditation Root Mantra Awareness Meditation Non Duality Awareness Meditation Open Eye Meditation Third Eye Meditation Yoga Nidra-2 What is lucid dreams? What is intuitive dreams ? How yoga nidra develops our intuition? Yoga Nidra practices from Himalayan Tradition Why we should rest the mind in heart center only ? What is NOT yoga Nidra ? Adjustment & Alignment Class-level2 Art of Adjustment yoga for daily life Workshop on twisting postures How to feel the total body, emotions and vibration while doing asana? How to balance the weight of body to feel the infinity within ? How to modify the asana according to ones own limitations? Mantra-2 Introduction of Ajapa Japa Importance of So-HUM Invocation Mantra for Patanjali Mantra for completeness Mantra for awakening wisdom Mantra for fearlessness life Mantra for divine love between Teacher & student Teaching Methology-2 Building a social relationship between teachers and students Inspiring and motivation in difficulties situation How to be confident while teaching and sharing the yogic practices ? How to develop a multi style lesson plan and instructing skills? Benefits and limitations How to give a effective feedback to aspirants ? Workshop on inversion postures Mudra-2 Practicum of Asana Mudra Practicum of Prana Mudra Practicum of Psychic Mudra How Mudra prepares for Bandha ? What is yoga Mudra mean? Shat Kriya – level 2 Practicum of Trataka (Cleansing and preparation for concentration and improves eye site through candle light) Practicum of Shankaprashalana for cleaning of lower abdomen Practicum of Herbal Steam Inhalation for sinus and maigrain Issues Chair Yoga Series Chair Yoga series and its importance How to plan a sequence and share? Bandhas-2 Uddyana Bandha Jalandhar Bandha Maha Bandha Importance of Maha Bandha Benefits and contra-indications Chakra & Kundalini Concept What is kundalini ? What is Yantra, mantra and Tantra ? How to purify the chakra and why? Signs of Kundalini Awakening How Kundalini itself becomes guru (master)? Workshops Workshop Sushumna Application Practicum -2 How to adjust in Shavasana? How to diagnose low & High blood pressure? How to do 1:4 breathing for emotion purification? Daily Schedule Time Schedule 05:30-6:00Am Morning Tea 06:00-7:30Am Hatha Yoga 07:45-8:45Am Pranayama 09:00-10:00Am Breakfast 10:30-11:30Am Yoga Philosophy 11:30-12:00Pm Tea Break 12:00-1:00Pm MantraYoga/Teaching methodology 01:00-1:45Pm Lunch 03:00-4:00Pm Yoga Anatomy/Alignment Class 04:00-4:15Pm Tea Break 04:15-5:45Pm Ashtanga Yoga 06:00-7:00Pm Meditation/Yoga Nidra 07:00-7:45Pm Dinner
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Rishikul Yogshala aims to spread the wisdom of Yoga through their Yoga Alliance-accredited yoga Teacher Training Courses.
The center was founded in 2010, with the vision to inspire budding yogis who have the passion to deepen their knowledge and experience of yoga with a strong root in Indian tradition. The school offers yoga classes with the goodness of Ayurveda and the spiritual messages of Swami Rama, for yoga lovers and enthusiasts.
Gaining accreditation from the Yoga Alliance International in 2011, followed by the Yoga Alliance USA in 2013, the center offers 200, 300 and 500-hour professional courses.
Blending the modern and traditional approaches the center offers courses to suit everyone with comfort and ease. Structured under the guidance and requirements of Yoga Alliance, these courses include Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. Acquiring a holistic approach, the focus is also to increase awareness for joyful and simple living. Paving way to reach the inner mind, they practice specific yoga techniques that are useful for everyone.
Located in the beautiful and spiritually-heightened Rishikesh valley in India, at the root valley of the exotic Himalayan mountain range, Rishikul Yogshala is shares the scenic beauty around. the center focuses on removing stress, tension, ego and unwanted thoughts by adapting a holistic and traditional philosophy, expanding one’s own consciousness, and by using its method of practice.
Rishikul Yogshala also offer trainings in Kerala, Dharmsala and Nepal, each with a strong tie to the roots of yoga and its principles.
Yoga Teachers at Rishikul Yogshala
Swami Devatmanada Saraswati, Meditation, Inspirational and Spiritual Guide:
A devotee of the proclaimed sage PoojyaGurudev Swami Chinmayanandaji, Swami DevatmanadaSaraswati is a beacon of peace, love and light. Devoting his life to yoga, he has renounced the worldly pleasures in 1987 and took Deeksha in 2001. An educated mind, he speaks many languages (English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi), holds a degree in Law and was also a lecturer in Kerala in the field of Commerce. But after working in Arab countries & serving the society in mundane ways, his inner being broke free from the everyday duties and sought eternal gratification.
He found the true meaning of existence in spirituality and visited India and abroad for many spiritual discourses and spread the divine light. He also has the privilege to serve his spiritual master’s mission in Kerala and has been the secretary of Chinmaya Vidalaya & junior college for 12 years. .
Swami Atmananada, Meditation, Inspirational and Spiritual Guide:
Receiving the gift of Yoga from Kailash Ashram, Swami Atmananada Giri is a devotee of Guru Nutya Chaitanya Yati and has dedicated his life to the teaching of yoga and its facets. Swamiji met Guru Nitya in 1992 & his disciple, Sudhi Chaitanya in 1998 only to transgress above the everyday working of human life.
Born in Kerala, he was unaware of his spiritual capabilities but was humanitarian by nature, he wanted to help people and took up Homeopathy at Kerala and practiced Naturopathy for three years. Later on, he started in yogic practice in the year 2006 and since then there is no turning back for him.
Religiously following the Indian Vedas and Upanishads, he received his education from at Shivananda Ashram from Swami Adyatamanandaji only to become more devoted. He carried his meditation practices for four years at multiple places as a Sanyasa-mendicant. He is currently living in Rishikesh to offer the magic of light he has learnt in his due course of practice.
Annnamalai Prana Ji (Swami Thiyagaranjan):
Trained in the principles of the well recognized Swami Sivananda-Swami Vignanananda tradition of Tamil Nadu, the land of the Sidhhas, Annamalai Prana Ji is one of the most regarded masters of the yogic art. In Rishikesh, Prana Ji is recognized widely as the most experienced yoga master. Pranayama and yoga philosophy are his specialized fields of teaching. His classes are a syncretism of Indian and Western thought and could be highly interesting for a sincere learner.
Meditation, Kundalini Yoga and Ayurveda are among the other aspects of yoga learning that Prana Ji’s vast field of knowledge covers.
Gangesha Chaitanya, Meditation, Inspirational and Spiritual Guide:
An expert in the yoga philosophy, Gangesha was introduced to the field of spirituality at a young age. Receiving his teachings from the great saint Swami Rama, this yoga guru dedicated his life in the up liftment of humanity.
An E-RYT and gaining an extensive experience in the field of yoga, he is successfully taking classes at various schools of Rishikul Yogshala. Bringing forth newness and variety to his classes, he is a master of meditation, Kundalini yoga and pranayama. A Naga Guru once, he has been in a pursuit to unlock the gateways of mystical realm only accessible by the adepts.
He inspires his student to tap this mystic kundalini energy lying inside them and reach higher realms. Focusing on the final assimilation, he is a grounded soul and a true nature lover.
Bipin teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha and Teaching Methodology in the 200 hour and the 300 hour yoga teacher training course and have been working with Rishikul Yogshala since 2010.
He is a disciple of Yogi Mahesh
Yogi Prashant Ji:
Focuses mostly on Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Adjustment/Alignment where he teaches the 200 hour and 300 hour yoga teacher training course since 4 years.
Deepa takes the Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Mantra Chanting and Laughing yoga classes for the 200 hour and 300 hour courses Rishikul Yogshala.
Teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga & adjustment alignment classes. He is a certified yoga teacher and a badminton coach. Belongs to traditional spiritual family, he is guided and trained under expert and traditional yogis. He has completed his Masters in Yoga, covering all the elements of yogic science. He has been teaching Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga since 4 years after his RYT200 certification. An encouraging yoga teacher, he hold a deep understanding of teaching asana classes with mindful integration of meditation, breathing techniques, yoga philosophy and mantra.
Manoranjan focuses on Mudras, Yoga Nidra, Chair Yoga (modern day style of yoga for desk workers), Shat Kryia both practical and theoretical, Ayurveda specialist, Cooking classes for the 200 hour programs.
Yogi Manoj Rawat:
Yoga has been Manoj’s calling since early childhood. He received his fist initiation to the yoga ideas from his grandfather who asked him to follow the path of karma yoga. Later on in his life, Manoj explored Bhakti and Karma in depth to take his yoga journey further.
He spent his learning time in various Ashrmas, living the hermit way of life with communities of Swamis and Yogis. His understanding of traditional yoga intensified with the days spent at Swargashram, Sivananda Ashram and Jai Ram Ashram. Today, Yogi Manoj is a teacher certified from the prestigious Bihar School of Yoga.
Nisha Ahya, HathaYoga, Pranayama, Anatomy & Physiology:
Nisha Ahya completed her yoga teacher training with Rishkul Yogshala and advanced studies from International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Madurai, India. Currently, she is a RYT500 and is experienced in teaching yogic sciences while focusing on breathing techniques and yoga philosophy.
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Alcohol, tobacco, smoking and other illicit drugs are not allowed during the course or on the premises.
During the course a vegetarian diet is to be followed to experience an holistic and Ayurvedic lifestyle. We ask that you do not bring in outside food.
TTC students are to understand the results of the training programme cannot be guaranteed and your progress depends on your efforts during, in and outside the class. Individual results can vary from person to person.
No friends or relatives are allowed to stay with yoga students without prior permission from the management.
All TTC students are requested to be punctual on the TTC timetable and to attend all yoga course classes.
During the classes, mobile phones, cameras, and recording equipment are strictly forbidden.
Please always respect your fellow students and teachers and the Indian culture.
The management reserve the right to terminate/ expel any students who do not abide by the above rules, are disruptive or abusive to the school, teachers or other students. (which may include, by way of example, violence, excessive use of bad language, threatening behaviour or inappropriate sexual activities) In the event of a student being expelled due to a breach of the rules no refund of fees will be given.
In any circumstances the fees are non-refundable or non-transferable unless the course is cancelled by the school. The fees are non negotiable.