Teacher Training Programs Abroad

Rishikesh with Akhanda Yoga / Yogrishi Vishvketu

Meditation: A Hatha-Raja Teacher Training

Thursday March 21st 2019 - Sunday March 31st 2019

Location: Rishikesh, India
Daily Schedule: Daily Schedule: 5:15 – 5:45 Meditation 6:00 – 7:45 Yoga Class 8:00 – 8:30 Puja 8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast 9:15 – 12:15 Program Session 12:00 – 2:30 Lunch Break 2:30 – 5:45 Practical Topic 6:00 – 6:45 D
Cost: $1,250.00 – Price in USD Additional accommodation fee to be paid to the ashram upon arrival in rupees (approximately $15 USD per day). DATE & TIME DETAILS: Arrive in the afternoon on March 20th for 3 PM Orientation before afternoon yoga. Curriculum ends at 6 PM on March 30th. Check out is March 31st at 10 AM.
Email: info@akhandayoga.com
Phone: 613 854-9686

Meditation: A Hatha-Raja Teacher Training is an intensive 100-hour, 10-day residential course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India. It qualifies as one of our three modules toward the 500-hour RYT designation. Exploring the last four limbs of Patanjali’s eight-fold path: pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and Samadhi through theory and practical applications in concentration, meditation and free awareness, including how to teach meditation in incremental steps. In this module, you will learn about the wonders of the bhramaree pranayama and how to design and teach a Hatha-Raja Yoga class, including a full-length Hatha-Raja practicum experience. We will also explore Yogic anatomy and the five koshas map of the subtle body and how it informs each aspect of our practice.

Program Outline
Bhramaree pranayama ~ its practice and proven benefits
Yogic Anatomy ~ Map of the Five Koshas (sheaths)
Techniques for developing and aligning each of the Koshas
Bhagavad Gita ~ Insights from this sacred text for living yoga
Patanjali’s Sutras ~ Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi
Techniques for each of the above four limbs
Teaching Meditation ~ How to teach meditation in incremental steps
Practicum ~ Design and teach a full-length Hatha-Raja class

Pre-Course Reading
Bhagavad Gita, by Stephen Mitchell
Wisdom of Yoga, by Stephen Cope

Included Materials
Meditation: A Hatha-Raja Training manual

Course Requirement
Certified 200 hours Yoga Teacher or permission from our Head Trainer