Yoga Teacher Training Course
About Our Yoga Teacher Training Course
For a lot of people, yoga becomes a significant part of their lifestyle. This strong practice is one of the best alternatives to gain more flexibility & proved to be beneficial for health. For others, yoga practice may have been adopted from a desire to calm the mind and gain a better understanding of the physical body. Whatever the reason may be behind opting for a Best Yoga Teacher Training course in Rishikesh, India, you must have felt something deeper & different about this practice.
Most of the yoga enthusiasts joining a Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh crave to understand yoga on a deeper level than they achieve in a 60-minute scheduled yoga Course class at their local yoga studio.
Chandra Yoga Meditation Ashram invites you to join us for the Best Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh India regardless if your plan is to become a Yoga teacher or to simply deepen your personal practice.
Daily Schedule of Our Yoga Teacher Training Course
(8 - 9 hours a Day)
(Daily schedule is subject to change but the program offers one and a half free days per week)
Morning Mantras (06:15 to 07:45)
Our first class of the day begins as day breaks. The town is still quiet and the sun is rising as you walk to class with the sound of the birds chirping. Enter into our bright new yoga hall with panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountains at sunrise. Make yourself comfortable in “Sukhasana” or “easy pose," as we will be sitting here for some time learning Sanskrit mantras and breath control techniques. The morning meditation class sets the tone for a bright and balanced day.
Tea Break (07:45 to 08:00)
Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh curriculum is accentuated with the timely tea break made lively with the share of natural, caffeine-free Ayurvedic Yogi Tea amongst fellow students and Yoga teachers. The warmth of this tea is perfect to enhance your digestion level. It is great to start in the morning and provides optimum time to chit-chat with other students.
Yoga Asana Practice (08:00 to 10:00)
Time to get moving! Often depending on the nice weather we may walk down to the banks of the Ganges and practice yoga sessions outside. We begin the morning classes with nice movements and stretching in the form of asana flow to get the blood and oxygen circulating through your body with the after effect of removal of any toxins or stiffness that may have built up during your sleep. In the yoga session phase expanding from an hour and a half practice, we move on to discuss some lecture points related to the class and yoga postures which we have performed. The expansion of knowledge base in yoga is made interesting with questionnaire round where we encourage you to explore your own bodies and share as you learn yoga.
Breakfast (10:00 to 11:00)
Going on with the famous saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I definitely have a hearty breakfast before I do anything”. ~ By Mayer Hawthorne
Chandra Yoga Meditation Ashram Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh works exactly in sequence to this and once we have worked our bodies through the morning asana training we balance the yoga practice and replenish and nourish our bodies with a wholesome and delicious breakfast. The meal may include traditional Indian breakfast food, a wholesome intake of warm oats with brown sugar, and/or a variety of seasonal fruits such as papaya, apples, mango, grapes, watermelon, oranges, and/or bananas.
Lecture (Yoga Principles/Philosophy/Yoga Sutra) (11:00 to 13:00)
Yoga lecture, Yoga asana practice is made more informative with Yoga theory. During this time you will explore and learn about a variety of topics related to philosophy, ancient Sanskrit yogic texts, and the yoga lifestyle. You may follow along with your reference course handbook during the lecture session, and you are always welcome to ask questions. We encourage and motivate students to share their current knowledge related to the topics among fellow learners as we use this time to learn and grow together.
Lunch / Rest time (13:00 to 14:00)
Chandra Yoga Meditation Ashram provides traditional Sattvik food for lunch such as dal, curry, rice, chapati, and fresh vegetables prepared by on-site ashram chef staff to aid in your body's detox during your month-long yoga journey. Because it is a traditional Indian ashram, students, staff, and ashram guests are expected to wash their own dishes after every meal.
Anatomy (weeks 1-2) Self-study time (weeks 3-4) (14:00 to 16:00)
Yoga Anatomy class during the first two weeks of the Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh curriculum, you will spend time learning about the human body and its correlation to yoga's healing effect.
In this class, you will gain insight into the knowledge of the muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons involved in many of the commonly practiced asanas, as well as the vital role of the spine in both asana and pranayama (breathing practice). The lectures will include information on the bodily functions and physiological workings with more focus on the circulatory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, and respiratory systems. During Yoga intensive teacher training weeks 3 and 4, this time will be used to focus on Svadhyaya or “self-study” allowing you the quality time to go on with the textbooks, homework, and prepare for your future teaching practicum classes. This is also the best time to finish all the personal errands such as running to the store, doing laundry, or making phone calls.
Tea Break (16:00 to 16:30)
As we move on with the final Yoga Teacher Training Course class of the day we take a short break to revitalize with a warm cup of Yogi tea.
Yoga Asana Practice and Theory (16:30 to 18:15)
Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh The afternoon yoga asana training class is especially devoted to preparing you to teach yoga with a comprehensive drill down on the various concepts of different classifications of postures and discuss their proper alignment, benefits, entering and exiting the poses, contra-indications, and tips for teaching these postures to your future students. Among the many topics we cover, we will also discuss the broader aspects of the use of props, adjustments, making modifications, and the sequence of a proper class.
Dinner time (18:30 to 19:30)
“I generally unwind by having dinner with close friends.” ~ Nelson DeMille
This quote directly influences in the dinner time. That will become more delicious by relaxing and unwinding during the last meal of the day at Chandra Yoga Meditation Ashram Yoga Teacher Training Course provides students with a perfect pure vegetarian sattvic and yogic meal surrounded by friends. The dinner menu is a bit similar compared to the lunch but with hearty vegetables, warm dal, rice, chapattis, and a salad of raw cucumbers, beets, and carrots. Take some time to reflect on the day and your experience as you chat and share stories with friends.
Self Study (20:00 to 21:30)
Core learning and conceptual foundation come through a dedicated self-study. We ask our students to take some time to review notes, work on yoga assignment and journal about their experiences of the day. Chandra Yoga Meditation Ashram believes that the foundation of Svadhyaya in the form of “study of the self” is equally significant to studying educational material. It is our hope that during the Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh you not only learn how to teach yoga but that you also gain greater insight into how to become more in touch with your intuitive self through quiet times of reflection and meditation.
Lights off (21:30)
After a healthy day of balanced physical, Mental effort, you will be ready to turn down the sheets for some rest. It all starts again tomorrow at 06:15 am, so sleep well!
Why choose intensive Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh?
Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh focuses on two different primary approaches i.e. intensive style and module style.
While Intensive yoga teacher training course is more immersed in deep yogic lifestyle. It involves studying yoga 5-6 days per week, for 7-12 hours per day. But, module style is completed over a period of 1 or 2 years, with programs on the weekends.
In addition, Intensive style yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh India include accommodation, food, classes, and sometimes local tours. But, Module style yoga teacher training course is suitable for people who are already working or have a family. And they cannot spend the time to go away from their home for an intensive program. An intensive yoga teacher training course is suitable in case you have the time and ability to immerse into yoga.