Course Outline

  • INTRODUCTION TO YOGA

History, Branches, Mythology

 

  • AANANDA YOGA

Classic Aananda and with Vinyasa

 

  • SANSKRIT

Writing Alphabet to joining words

Learning posture names and Bija Mantras

  • AYURVEDA

Understanding doshas and learning to balance them

 

  • YOGA SUTRAS

With emphasis on important verses

 

  • UPANISHADS, GITA & OTHER YOGA TEXTS

 

  • HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA & GHERANDA SAMHITA

 

  • MEDITATION

Kaya Sthairyam and popular meditation styles

 

  • SPRIRITUAL BODIES

Koshas, nadis, chakras Vayus and Agni

Samkya Philosophy (seven visions, five elements, etc.)

  • ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
  • POSTURE CLINICS

 

  • TEACHING TECHNICS

building flow, Cueing, voice, focus, pace, energy, assisting, support

 

  • CLASS PRESENTATIONS

 

  • KRIYAS

Kaya Kalpa Kriya, Shanka Prakshalana & Hasya Kriya

Netra Kriya, Kirana Kriya

 

  • POPULAR YOGA STYLES

Kundalini Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Yin yoga,

Restorative Yoga

 

  • HAND MUDRAS

Basics of hand Mudras in Vinyasa Yoga

  • BUSINESS & ETHICS