4th Annual Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training and Ayurveda Retreat in India
Led by Priya Jhawar of Source of Yoga, February 6th – March 4th, 2013
Join us in Kerala, India’s pristine and beautiful rejuvenation destination, for an Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training and Ayurveda Retreat.
200 & 500 hour Yoga Teacher Certification:
Immerse deeply in the Ashtanga Yoga practice in this Source of Yoga Teacher Training intensive with Priya Jhawar. Source of Yoga teacher training programs are registered with the Yoga Alliance and meet their 200 & 500 hour International Certification standards.
Source of Yoga offers a comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training program to yoga teachers, aspiring teachers and yoga practitioners. This teacher training combines the high standards of practice required by the Ashtanga Vinyasa system with the development of teaching skills which are necessary to introduce students to yoga practice safely and effectively.
A Yoga Teacher Training Manual will be supplied to each participant. To those who attend all scheduled classes, a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate will be issued at the end of the course. Returning students and those who have already completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training will receive a 200 hour advanced training certificate towards 500 hour certification.
- Practice of the postures of the Ashtanga Primary Series
- The principles of Vinyasa, Bandhas, Drishti and Ujjayi Pranayama
- Adjustments and Teaching Techniques
- Assisting and supervised teaching
- The Anatomy of the postures of the Primary Series
- Introduction to Ayurveda
- Meditation instruction
- The Chanting and Philosophy of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
6 day a week Yoga Teacher Training Schedule:
Sunrise Meditation: 6:30am-7am
Ashtanga Yoga (Mysore Style or Led): 7am-9am
Adjustments/Teaching Techniques: 10:00am-12:30pm
Anatomy, Ayurveda & Philosophy: 2:30pm-5pm
Retreat Location: This retreat course will take place at Soma Kerala Palace, a luxurious Ayurvedic Spa Resort in the backwaters of Kerala. Three delicious Ayurvedic vegetarian meals will be served each day.
The Backwaters of Kerala:
The coastal regions of Kerala have a network of waterways, inlets from the sea, estuaries of over forty rivers, lakes and natural canals connecting coastal towns. This interlinked body of waterways is known as the backwaters of Kerala. Over 900 km of the Kerala backwaters are navigable and have been used for centuries by the local people for transportation. One can travel on these waterways on a traditional houseboat and enjoy the scenic beauty of the backwaters in Kerala. A full day houseboat tour is planned for during the retreat.
Three Ayurvedic Massages and Steambath treatments:
Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine which treats the body and mind and brings about complete rejuvenation. Three Ayurvedic massages are included as part of the retreat experience. Pancha Karma, Ayurveda’s five deep purification therapies, will also be available at Soma Kerala Palace for an additional cost.
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