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200 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum

Asanas

  • Pawan muktasana series (1, 2 and 3)
  • Sun salutation with Mantras
  • Moon salutation with mantras
  • Tadasana (Palm tree pose)
  • Triyaka tadasana (swing palm tree pose)
  • Kati chakrasana (waist rotating pose)
  • Triyaka Kati chakrasana (swaying rotating pose)
  • Meru pristhasana (spine and back pose)
  • Utthan asana (squat and rise pose)
  • Druta utkatasana (Dynamic energy pose)
  • Samakona asana (right angle pose)
  • Dwi konasana (double angle pose)
  • Trikonasana (triangle pose)
  • Dolasana (pendulum pose)
  • Ekapada pranamasana (one legged prayer pose)
  • Nataraj asana (Lord Shiva pose)
  • Ekapadaasana (One foot pose)
  • Vakasana (Crane pose)
  • Utthita hasta padangushtasana (Raise hand to big toe pose)
  • Bhujangasana (cobra pose)
  • Triyaka bhujangasana (twisting cobra pose)
  • Sarpasana (Snake pose)
  • Ardha salabhasana (Half locust pose)
  • Dhanurasana (Bow pose)
  • Kandharasana (Shoulder pose)
  • Ustrasana (Camel pose)
  • Supta vajrasana (Sleeping thunderbolt pose)
  • Ardha Chandrasana (Crescent moon pose)
  • Utthan pristhasana (Lizard pose)
  • Chakrasana (Wheel pose)
  • Paschimottanasana (backward stretching pose)
  • Gatyatmak Paschimottanasana (Dynamic backward stretching pose)
  • Pada prasar paschimottanasana (Leg spread back stretch pose)
  • Janu sirsaasana (Head to knee pose)
  • Parivartita janu shirshasana (revolving head to knee pose)
  • Meru akarshan asana (spinal bending pose)
  • Hastha pada angusthasana (finger to toe stretching pose)
  • Shirsha angustha yogasana (head to toe pose)
  • Utthita janu shirshasana (standing head between knee pose)
  • Ekapada padmottanasana (One leg raised to head pose)
  • Lolasana (swinging pose)
  • Kukkutasana (cockerel pose)
  • Dhyan bakasana (patience crane pose)
  • Dwihastha bhujasana (two hands and arms pose)
  • Ekahasta bhujasana (Single hand and arm pose)
  • Hamsaasana (Swan pose)
  • Santolan asana(balancing pose)
  • Setu asana (Bridge pose)
  • Sarvangasana (Shoulder stand pose)
  • Halasana (Plow pose)
  • Matsyasana (fish pose)
  • Shirshasana (Head stand pose)
  • Shashankasana (Hair’s pose)

Breathing Techniques

  • Abdominal Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Lung Sensitization Exercises

Pranayamas

  • Kapalbhati
  • Surya bheda,
  • Chandra bheda
  • Anuloma - Viloma
  • Nadishodhana (1:1:1)
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhramari

Mudras & Bandhas

  • Gyan Mudra
  • Chin Mudra
  • Nasikgra Mudra
  • Sambhavi Mudra
  • Shanmukhi Mudra
  • Hridayi Mudra
  • Moola Bandha
  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Jalandhar Bandha

Relaxation Postures

  • Shavasana
  • Adavasana
  • Jyestikasana
  • Makarasana
  • Matsyasana

Meditation

  • Yog Nidra (Beginners, Intermediate &Advance)
  • Tratak (Internal & External)
  • Meditation Postures
  • Japa
  • Ajapa - Japa
  • Antarmauna (Technique 1 & 2)
  • Transcendental Meditation (Frontal psychic passage & Spinal psychic passage)
  • Chakra Meditation

Shatkarmas (Yogic Cleansing or Detoxification)

  • Jala Neti
  • Sutra Neti
  • Kunjal

Mantra Chanting & Bhagvad Gita

  • Recitation of Mantras
  • Explanation of Mantras
  • Spiritual and physical benefits of Mantras
  • Correct pronunciation
  • Study of Shlokas related to Yoga from Bhagvad Gita

Anatomy of Yoga

  • Respiratory system
  • Skeleton system
  • Circulatory system
  • Nervous system
  • Endocrine system
  • Muscular system
  • Effect of asanas and other yogic practices on different systems

Physiology of Yoga

  • Chakras
  • Nadis
  • Pranic body
  • Koshas
  • Prana

Alignment and Adjustment

  • How to get into postures stepwise
  • How to come out of posture stepwise
  • How to improve the flexibility of body
  • Correct engagement of muscles related to posture
  • Correct alignment of spine
  • Safety measurements
  • How to adjust different variations of the same posture

Teaching Methodology

  • Structure of class
  • Teaching instructions
  • Alignment and Adjustment
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Assisting the class

Yoga Philosophy

  • Samkhya Philosophy
  • Patanjali Yog sutra
  • What is Yoga?
  • The history and origin of yoga
  • What is Yama?
  • What is Niyama?
  • What are Vrittis?
  • What is consciousness?
  • What is Liberation?
  • What is Mind according to yoga?