Section 2 – TEACHING METHODOLOGY
Setting up of class
Supporting and helping students, Demonstration and adjustment.
Breath based teaching style.
Alignment and adjustment based teaching style.
Restorative/Therapeutic yoga poses ,Use of props,blankets, belts , cushion , chair etc
Qualities of a good Yoga teacher and learning process of yoga students.
Sequencing and structure of class.
Begining ,building and concluding a yoga class.
Art of teaching - 3 types of listening , Voice modulation, Eye contact, Tools to staying present.
Art of anchoring students mind.
Spiritually oriented business of yoga.
Tool for successful business of teaching yoga
Marketing your services and yourself
Secret of Powerful Personal Practice
Section 3 – YOGA ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Understanding major body systems and organs , particularly emphasizing digestive, repiratory and neurological system.
Gross Anatomy also called Physical Anatomy (Human skeleton,different Joints with movement and functions, detail discussion of Shoulder, Pelvis and knee joins, definition and Types of Fascia).
Subtle Anatomy also called Energy Anatomy (Nature of prana , Prana vidya , Pranic body , Panch kosha , Panch Vayus , Chakras, Nadis, and Kundalini energy ).
Functional Anatomy ( Understanding main Muscle groups their movement and functions, Muscle -bone connection , impact on performance of Yoga Asana , Spinal cord function and structure
Section 4 – YOGA PHILOSOPHY, LIFESTYLE AND ETHICS
Definitions of Yoga?
Intention and purpose of Yoga
Patanjali's yoga sutra
Eight limbs of Yoga ( Ashtanga )
The Bhagavad Gita- Ghyan, bhakti and karma Yoga
3 Guna's of nature and beyond
History of Yoga
Dosha's and Ayurveda
Intro to white ( sattvic) tantra
Kundalini and supernatural powers
Vedic/ tantric Mantra's and initiation
Kirtan and chanting of mantra's
Section 5 – PRACTICUM
Practice practicum in small groups
Receiving / giving feedback
Observing and learning from each others teaching
Practice teaching in whole class
Listening, learning and uplifting each others