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The moral and ethical principles and observances for oneself and the community (Yamas and Niyamas) would have to be always present, both in thought and action, as the student tackles a physically, and a lot of times, emotionally challenging yoga journey. He could not just live by knowing the theoretical aspects of the practice. Yoga is a practical discipline. It becomes more meaningful if we practise the drills and techniques together with the theory of yoga.
A safe and meaningful exploration of the higher functions of the breath and later on, controlling the flow of it depend on our ability to sustain and manage the pressure we would have to face once the advanced breath regulation and meditation practice begin. If the body is weak and blocked, doing these observances could hurt the student. If the path to awakening the primal energy of the Kundalini is the long-term goal, then it would be much more challenging. Definitely, with the guidance of a spiritual teacher, the student could assess and decide how far he wants to explore. Nevertheless, the pupil needs a solid foundation to start the process.
Strong foundation goes beyond muscular/physical exercise. It encompasses a holistic approach which includes aligning the body parts, finding a safe and effective range of movement, timing, regularity, and choice of poses/routine and progression.
Our bodies develop the fastest during the first year of the practice. We achieved most of our gains within the first three months. Inspired by my practice, I will prepare your spiritually, lead you through techniques of developing strength and breath awareness. There’s a few theoretical learning and monitoring as well.
This course is equivalent to 50 hours of Teacher Training which count if you decide to take the full YTT-200 course later on ( Yoga Teacher Training 200 hours).
Completing this course will help you:
Who is the course for?
This course is for general abilities. The lessons are easy to follow by a beginner yet, giving you the tools on how to advance the techniques safely and progressively. Although there is a set of lessons for everyone, I make sure they are up to date and consistent with the participants’ needs and abilities.
If you do yoga already, the additional tips and insights I give will help you refine your technique. There’s also a focus on breath awareness and meditation which will help you balance your flow and calm the mind.
Learning Path - key areas
Sadhana and Basic Philosophy
- Study of Basic Yoga Philosophy
- Yoga as a Long Term Practice
- Breath Awareness Practice
- The Sa Ha Meditation
- Restorative Practice
40 days + 1 Community Service to complete
Techniques, Guided Practice and Tutorials
- The Surya Namaskara and the concept of flow.
- Developing Strength and Mobility
- General Principles of the Breath
- Introduction to Nadi Shodhana
56 days + Journalling to complete
Basics of Energy-Channelling
- Active Hip-Openers
- Nadi Shodhana and Kapalabhati Pranayama
- Preparatory Techniques to Meditation
- Stillness and Silence
28 days + 1 Online Live Call to complete
Activities and Live Calls
- Live Calls – Online
- Online Consultation – Email
- Basic Sequencing
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