The 500 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in India comprises of two types of training. One type is where you can do the entire 500 hours hatha yoga teacher training as one long course. The second and more popular training is to first do the 200 hour hatha yoga teacher training and then continue with the 300 hour hatha advanced teacher training which is an upgrade on the 200 hour training. You can select either of these 500 hour versions according to your experience, personal yoga practice keeping and the yoga schools that offer the training.
500 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh is recognised by Yoga Alliance as a hatha yoga certificate course. It is structured in accordance with the Yoga Alliance recommendations that provide a thorough knowledge of hatha yoga. Learners need to be well prepared for the advanced level training which can be challenging. It consists of hatha yoga asana, meditation, pranayama, yoga philosophy, anatomy and also yoga teaching methodology. On completion of the course, students are given certificates and they can register with Yoga Alliance USA as 500 RYT (registered yoga teachers) and you can begin teaching hatha yoga anywhere in the world.
|Course Name||500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training|
|Level||Intermediate to Advance|
|Yoga Style||Hatha Yoga|
|Module||Residential with Meals|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Certification||RYT 500 Yoga Alliance|
|Venue||Abhayaranya Yoga Ashram|
|Course Fees||US $3300|
|17 Oct - 17 Dec 2022||19 Dec - 18 Feb 2023|
|27 Feb 2023 - 29 Apr 2023||08 May 2023 - 08 Jul 2023|
|17 Jul 2023 - 16 Sep 2023||25 Sep 2023 - 25 Nov 2023|
*In case a student is found unfit, Rishikesh Yogpeeth reserves the right to terminate his/her course without any refund. In some situations, Rishikesh Yogpeeth may allow participants to complete the course in the near future with the same fee and no additional charges.
Yoga asanas can help with the recovery and management of many common diseases and disorders. This class will provide students with an introduction to the anatomy and pathology of common health issues that can be dealt with through diet, asana, and pranayama practice.
In recent times, a large majority of people are seen switching to organic and holistic options for their physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Individuals are mostly making lifestyle alterations that can have a positive influence on their lives.
Yoga asanas are a key element of adopting a 'Sattvic' lifestyle and have several underlying benefits to it. Some of the commonly known physical benefits of asanas include improving flexibility, strength and balance. Its mental benefits include easing anxiety and stress.
It has several other benefits such as improving conditions for Asthmatics and helping manage a slew of chronic diseases like Diabetes, Heart disease, Bronchitis and more. Regular Yoga practices increase the mindfulness of the body and help have better control over the breathing cycle.
One of the key aspects of the 300 hour yoga teacher training syllabus is asana practice. Yogic postures comprise three hours of the daily schedule. Some of the other important benefits of asana practice are:
At the Yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, you get to master the form of each of your Asanas and you'll also receive detailed instructions on the benefits of practicing each Asana. Complications and Contraindications for these positions as well as alternate Asanas will also be taught to help you attain mastery of your Yogic posturing
Students will learn anatomy and physiology relevant to yoga in order to strengthen their classroom explanations, cues, and corrections of asana. If you aim at becoming a yoga practitioner, it is vital to understand the functioning of the human body.
As mentioned earlier, asanas have several underlying benefits to the body, and understanding the body helps you understand which Asanas to practice to strengthen each part of the body. Yoga involves stretching which lightens and re-aligns the muscle fibers, a strong understanding of the anatomy will help you be more attuned to your body and the changes happening in it.
Yoga philosophy will cover the history and science behind the study of Yoga such as the understanding of the five elementary principles of Yogic practice; breathing, proper exercise, relaxation, diet and meditation. As part of the 300 Hour Teacher training, the Yoga philosophy class aims at equipping you with in-depth knowledge
and understanding of Yoga not just in terms of postures, but the 'why' behind them. This class will prepare students to study and understand Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Once a week, students will lead a discussion reflecting on the week's readings. Before class, students should write down one question on a notecard directly related to the day's reading and give this to the teacher at the start of class. This is aimed at improving classroom engagement and retention of the day's teachings.
Pranayama, Yogic Breathing, Yoga Nidra & Chanting Students will learn techniques to open vital energy centres in the body with the goal of becoming proficient enough to teach these skills to their students. Practical teaching experience will begin in the second week.
The 500 hour yoga teacher training course at Rishikesh Yogpeeth adheres to a strict schedule to comply with the requirements of Yoga Alliance.
|05:30 am||Wake Up|
|06:00 am||Herbal Tea|
|06:15 am||Nasal Cleansing|
|06:30 am||Mantra Chanting & Pranayama|
|07:30 am||Yoga Asana|
|11:00 am||Yoga Philosophy|
|12:00 pm||Yoga Anatomy|
|02:30 pm||Self study / Assignment|
|03:30 pm||Alignment and Adjustment|
|05:00 pm||Yoga Asana|
|10:45 pm||Lights Out|