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Namaste Yoga

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

Lilian in classPlease call for information about upcoming Yoga Teacher Training. Applicants must have two years of yoga classes, in any tradition, previous to applying for Lilian's Yoga Teachers Training.


 

Course Contents

ONE
Origins and history of Yoga
Ancient scriptures of Yoga
Vedic philosophical systems

TWO
The Yoga sutras of Patanjali
-an overview of the four books compiled by Patanjali
-the classical eight-fold path known as Ashtanga Yoga:

1. Yamas
2. Nyamas
3. Asana
4. Pranayama
5. Pratyahara
6. Dharana
7. Dhyana
8. Samadhi

THREE
The tree of Yoga and its many branches
(karma, Jnana, Bhakti, Mantra, Raja, Tantra, Hatha).
The modern forms of Yoga.

FOUR
Basic Anatomy and Physiology
(as related to Yoga)

FIVE
Energetic Anatomy
(Koshas, nadis and the chakra system)

SIX
Understanding Asana
-Qualities and purpose of Yoga postures
-Principles of alignment
-Posture sequence
-Reading bodies
-Therapeutic use of asana
-Adapting postures for special populations

SEVEN
Sound, Breath and Meditation

EIGHT
Sanskrit - the language of Yoga

NINE
Basic Ayurveda

TEN
Teaching
-Contacting the inner teacher/inspiration
-The courage to be (cultivating your presence)
-Creating safe space
-Designing balanced classes
-Practicum

 

 

Yoga Teacher Training classes are offered at Namaste Yoga Studio.

Lilian

 

 



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