500 hour Yoga Alliance certified Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh
Himalayan Yoga Retreat (HYR) ) offers a comprehensive 500 Hours 90-day Teacher Training Certification that provides thorough training in all aspects of yoga, designed for motivated practitioners who wish to make yoga a way of life, and wish to spread the knowledge. The 500 hour training focuses on the progression of asanas, allowing students to become more advanced in their practice.
Himalayan Yoga Retreat (HYR) )is unique in its Yoga Teacher Training approach, as it offers students training in additional therapies. Swami Prakash believes in the holistic growth of the practitioner and therefore includes therapies and training in breathing techniques to aid in meditation, pressure points to remove emotional blockages, and ayurvedic knowledge. HYR’s YTT students are trained in these disciplines as a part of their teacher training and can use this knowledge to further their practice. Himalayan Yoga Retreat Teacher Training.
Swami Prakash, Founder, of Himalayan Yoga Retreat, is an experienced yoga trainer at the E-RYT-500 Hours level, registered through Yoga Alliance, U.S.A., and Yoga Alliance International, India. He has been practicing ardently since 1997, teaching since 2002, and adds his inner intuition and years of independent research into his teaching methodology. The Course Content is Based Upon Yoga Alliance Standards.
The course content is based upon Yoga Alliance standards. Daily practice includes 8 hours of thorough training, covering topics of mudras, dhyana, pranayama, asanas, philosophy of yoga, insights into human anatomy, physiology, naturopathic medicine and self-healing techniques. Frequent Q & A sessions help to clarify doubts along the way. Healthy vegetarian meals, and refreshment breaks are provided during sessions.
Highlights of our YTTC
Himalayan Yoga Retreat (HYR) offers a comprehensive 200 Hours (28 days) Yoga Teacher Training Certification that provides thorough training in all aspects of yoga – Hatha yoga , Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa Flow. This course is designed for motivated practitioners who wish to make yoga a way of life, and wish to spread the knowledge.
HYR’s YTT students are trained in these disciplines as a part of their teacher training and can use this knowledge to further their personal practice and teaching practice. We are dedicated to make best yoga teachers that can spread the true knowledge of yoga to the world and bring peace & prosperity in the entire world.
Yoga teacher training includes
- Best theoretical and practical knowledge through well qualified and experience yoga teacher.
- Deep knowledge of yoga philosophy and practical approach.
- Art of managing great yoga classes.
- Best scientific and philosophical explanation of yogic practices.
- Deep and complete knowledge of asana, pranayama, mudra bandha , meditation etc.
- Best yoga therapy for improving physical, mental, social and spiritual health.
- Human excellence through yoga.
- Personality refinement and development through yoga.
- Art of leaving healthy, happy and peaceful life.
Asanas – To balance the Doshas (Kapha, Vata, Pita) depending on the individual (male, female, body type, age, personal constitution) and environment (season, environment).
1 – Akarnadhanurasana
2 – Ardha-Matsyendrasana
3 – Baddhapadmasana
4 – Bakasana
11- Ek Padashandhasana
14 – Gomukhasana
15 – Gorakshasana
16 – Naukasana
17 – Pada Angusthasana
18 – Padahastanana
19 – Padam Mayurasana
20 – Padambakasana
21 – Padmasanav
22 – Parvatasana
23 – Paschimatana
24 – Pavanamuktasana
25 – Purna Bhujagasana
26 – Purna Salvasana
27 – Purna Ustrasana
28 – Sankatasana
29 – Sarvangasana
30 – Shalabhasana
31 – Shavasana
34 – Siddhasana
35 – Simhasana
37 – Surya Namaskar
39 – Tadasana
40 – Tolangulasanam
41 – Trikonasana
42 – Ugrasana
43 – Ushtrasana
44 – Uthit Padmamasana
45 – Utkatasana
47 – Vaatayasan
48 – Halasana
49 – Hanumanasana
50 – Janushrishasana
Optional in 200 hour training, Included in 300 hour training:
51 – Kapotasana
52 – Karanapidasana
53 – Jihva Mula
54 – Konasana
55 – Kukkutasana
56 – Kurmasana
58- Jihva Mula
60 – Matsyendrasana
62 – Muktasana
64 – Vajrasana
68 – Vrushabhasana
70- Yoga Mudra
Kriyas -To purify the physical body
Dhauti (Vamana, Danda, Vastra)
Kapala Randhra Dhauti
Pranyama – Breathing exercises to control the thoughts.
Bandhas – to strengthen the nervous system and improve memory.
1 – Jalandhara Bandha
2 – Uddiyana
3 – Jivha Bandha
4 -Mula Bandha
To give the purest thoughts to our mind (like a positive virus). We teach the correct pronunciation of Vedic mantras in Sanskrit and we teach Japa (chanting). The pronunciation is essential in creating a vibration working on our different bodies (subtle, physical & mental). We teach the purpose of the mantra for the teacher to know the effect and give the correct mantra & chant according to the specific subject & need, such as: better concentration, self love, more devotion, more strength & cultivating energy.
10 Main Vedic Mantras
Preparation: Meditative poses for 30 minutes
Basics of a Yogic Life
Regularity & Punctuality in the Practical & Theory session (class)
Character traits of a teacher: Healthy, Happy, knowledgeable, experience
Patanjali Yoga Sutra
The philosophical and historical background of Yoga and the comparative study of different Yoga schools of thought & practice in Patanjali Yoga Sutra.
Hatha Pradipika (Introduction to Hatha Book)
Asanas & Pranayamas by Swami Kuvalyananda
This book includes the definition of the term “Sthir Sukharn Asanam” “Sthiryam
Arogymchangalaghavam”, classification of Asanas, the aim of Meditative Asanas, Cultural Asanas and relaxing Asanas.
Pranayama – General features of pranayama, technical aspects of Pranayama
Kriyas – General knowledge, classification and techniques of each.
Kundalani and Chakras- information on locations, movement and more.
Ayurvedic Yogic food.
Special Training in
Bliss of Breath- Breathing Technique created by Swami Prakash; over 150 techniques for healing of any specific illness, problem or disease (mental, physical & emotional). Many problems can be healed through this technique.
Emotional Blockage Treatment – Chakra treatment with focus on pressure points and breathing technique. Helps with stress, imbalance, immune system, menstruation, depression & much more. Mud Treatments (Naturopathy)- Helps people with long time stomach issues
Anatomy and Physiology of yogic practices
Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology of different systems:
Blood and circulatory system.
Exocrine and Endocrine Glands.
Physical Effects of Asanas
How to practice Asanas.
Perfection for the practitioners practice
Importance of place, time, & sequence.
Combination with other exercises
Modifications of Asanas
Learn how to teach asanas, alignment, and modifications to different students based on their abilities; for elderly, sick people and younger children. Learn how to create a proper flow in your sequence from standing to sitting to laying down etc. Learn how to manage your emotions, stress, sleep, mind and self to be happy and healthy & learn how different thoughts can create different issues and how to release these thoughts.
The participants have to write a report on the practice of Yoga, teaching practice and their personal experience, about any yoga topic. Yoga means unity, for the outer body it is expressed in the form of healthiness and happiness. For the inner body, it is a way to be one with god, like all rivers which lead to one ocean, the soul dissolves in god.