Teacher training programs abroad

500hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training with Himalaya Yoga Valley, Goa India

Thursday March 8th 2018 - Saturday April 7th 2018

Location: Goa, India
Daily Schedule: Typical Daily Schedule: 06:30 07:30 Morning Meditation, Chanting and Pranayama 07:30 08:00 Tea Break and reflective journal writing 08:00 10:00 Yoga Asana Practice 10:00 11:00 Breakfast 11:00 13:00 Lecture 13:00 15:00 Lunch Break/Fr
Cost: 1580GBP includes tuition, daily breakfast buffet and robust study materials
Email: info@yogagoaindia.com
Phone: +91 996 065 7852

Himalaya Yoga Valleys 500hr program is regarded within the yoga field to be one of the most innovative and transformation advanced training courses existing for teachers looking to take their personal practice, teaching skills and specialist knowledge to the next level.

Lalit Kumar is the Founding Director and senior teacher of Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre. He has over 15 years experience teaching nationally and internationally. He is a prominent and established yoga teacher in the world yoga community with a strong following within the yoga teaching community. Lalit�s popular teaching style blends traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with Iyengar inspired alignment techniques. He places a strong focus on to physical adjustments to improve alignment through a precise, yet dynamic practice.

The level 2 course is unique to Himalaya Yoga Valley in its concept, wherein teachers have the opportunity to undertake an optional Elective Unit which enables them to develop a body of knowledge and portfolio around a specialized area of yoga they are interested in pursuing within a supportive and expert environment. Teachers delve into their chosen area and build up a body of knowledge, becoming fully informed and practically, taking the knowledge into the business development realm and right down to the yoga mat when delivering the final practicums related to the area of specialization.
Examples have been; Yoga for Depression, Yoga for the 12 Steps, Yoga for the Dosha, Yoga for Chronic Pain and Yoga for Teens.

Syllabus includes advanced level study in the following areas;
-Asana: self practice, teaching practice, physical adjustments, alignment, advanced asana workshops
-Anatomy & Physiology of the anatomical and pranic body
-Pranayama, Chanting and Meditation
-Teaching skills and communication techniques
-Teaching and physical adjustment practicums
-Individual research area of specialization

In parallel, a strong emphasis is placed on learning advanced teaching techniques and at the same time developing personal practice. The 300h training is an all-encompassing program. Teachers come to the program as teachers, and the expectation is that they will being with them their real life teaching experience to enrich their own progress as well as their training peer. On completion of the Level 2 Teacher Training, a 500h certificate is awarded. The training is recognized by Yoga Alliance UK and Yoga Alliance USA.

Now that you have that strong Level 1, 200 HR foundation as a yoga teacher, in the advanced training you build on that foundation in a more creative and less linear way. The additional 300 hour training is structured with integrity to ensure you are not rushed or time burdened yet still constantly stimulated by challenging, creative and relevant learning outcomes. A strong emphasis will be placed on deepening your personal practice during the training under Yogacharya Lalits guidance.