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200hrs Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

The Best Yoga Teacher Training

Namaste Yoga is one of the best leading yoga centers in Hong Kong. We offer a unique and multi-style yoga teacher training at our center. The course is designed to bring forth the new approach of learning yoga where the aspiring people can become yoga teacher and would be able to learn how to smoothly blend their physical practice with the subtle divine passive energy. The best yoga teacher training academy in Hong Kong deeply covers the study of hatha yoga and several other effective yoga techniques. Techniques like meditation, yoga Nidra, mantra chanting and talking to body and mind from ancient yogic traditions. After the successful completion of course once can apply to become a yoga teacher.

What is Hatha Yoga?

Yoga has spread worldwide and the most basic branch of yoga followed by people in all over the world. Especially in western world is hatha yoga which has to do practice and exercise of physical postures in yoga language it is known as asanas. Everyone worldwide well-aware of the word called “Yoga”. Several trained yoga teacher training academies offer courses to become a yoga teacher. Cours de yoga as they are known in European countries teaches hatha yoga. Yoga nowadays is very popular worldwide. Several best yoga teacher training academy also playing an important role to aware people about yoga.

What are the Benefits of Hatha Yoga?

Increase Health Benefits & Fitness: Hatha yoga balance calm, improves flexibility, improves balance and make less prone to accidents. One can lose or gain weight with regular yoga practice. Professional Yoga teacher can teach you with balanced diets you can gain anything you want to live a beautiful life. You also can become a yoga teacher and can teach other.

Medical Benefits: Regular practicing of hatha yoga, it heal chronic diseases like back pain, neck pain, slip disk. Diseases and disorders like sinusitis, insomnia, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica and asthma can be healed from roots. All you have to do is to join the best yoga teacher training academy.

Spiritual Benefits: Spiritual development can be achieved by practicing hatha yoga. When you are practicing yoga negative energy will release from your body. Balancing both aspects of hot and cool in your body which is really important. Ask to the best yoga teacher training expert they will let you how beneficial is hatha yoga.

Section

                              Theory

Teaching Hours

1

Introduction

30

 1.1

Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

4.5

 

1 Etymology of Yoga and definitions of Yoga in different
Classical Yoga texts

 

 

2 Brief introduction to origin, history and development of
Yoga

 

 

3 Aim, Objectives and Misconceptions about Yoga

 

 

4 General Introduction to Shad-darshanas with special
reference to Sankhya and Yoga

 

 

5 General introduction to four paths of Yoga

 

 

6 Principles of Yoga and Yogic practices

 

 

 

7 Guidelines for Instructors

 

 

 

 

1.2

Introduction to Hatha Yoga

 

10

 

8 Distinction between Yoga Asana and Non-Yogic
physical practices

 

 

 

9 Introduction to important Hatha Yoga Texts with
special reference to Hatha Yoga Pradipika and
Gheranda Samhita

 

 

10 Concept of Yogic Diet

 

 

11 Causes of Success (SadhakaTattwa) and Causes of
Failure (Badhaka Tattwa) in Hatha Yoga Sadhana

 

 

12 Concept of Ghata and Ghata Shudhhi in Hatha Yoga

 

 

 

13 Purpose and utility of Shat-kriya Hatha Yoga

 

 

 

14 Purpose and utility of Asana in Hatha Yoga

 

 

 

 

15 Purpose and importance of Pranayama in Hatha Yoga

 

 

 

 

1.3

Introduction to pathanjali

15.5

 

16 Definition, nature and aim of Yoga according to
Patanjali

 

 

17 Concept of Chitta and Chitta Bhumis

 

 

 

   

 

18 Chitta-vrittis and Chitta-vrittinirodhopaya (Abhyasa
and Vairagya

 

19 Concept of Ishwara and Ishwara Pranidhana

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 Chitta Vikshepas (Antarayas) and their associates
(Sahabhuva

 

 

21 Concept of Chitta Prasadana and their relevance in
mental well being

 

 

22 Kleshas and their significance in Yoga

 

 

23 Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali : its purpose and effects,
its significance

 

 

 

 

2

 

Introduction to Human Systems and Health

 

30

 

Introduction to Human Systems, Yoga and Health

 

 

 

 

2.1

1. The nine systems of human body

 

 

2. Functions of different systems of human body

 

 

3. Introduction to Sensory Organs

 

 

4. Neuromuscular co-ordination of Sensory Organs

 

 

5. Basic understanding of Exercise Physiology

 

 

6. Homeostasis

 

 

7. The benefits of various asana on different parts of the
human body

 

 

8. The limitations and contra-indications of specific Yoga
practices

 

 

 

 

2.2

Yoga for Wellness- Prevention and Promotion of Positive
Health

10

 

 

 

 

9. Health, its meaning and definitions

 

 

10. Yogic conceptions of health and diseases

 

 

11. Concept of Pancha kosha

 

 

12. Concept of Triguna

 

 

13. Concept of Panchamahabhutas

 

 

14. Yogic principles of Healthy-Living

 

 

 

 

2.3

 

Yoga and Stress Management

 

 

16. Human Psyche: Yogic and modern concepts,
Behaviour and Consciousness

 

 

17. Frustration, Conflicts, and Psychosomatic disorders

 

 

18. Relationship between Mind and Body

 

 

19. Mental Hygiene and Roll of Yoga in Mental Hygiene

 

 

20. Mental health: a Yogic perspective

 

 

21. Prayer and meditation for mental health

 

 

22. Psycho-social environment and its importance for
mental health (yama, and niyama

 

 

23. Concept of stress according to modern science and
Yoga

 

 

24. Role of Yoga in Stress management

 

 

25. Role of Yoga for Life management

 

 

Total

60 hrs

 

Out of above 60 hours, contact hours with teachers shall be not less than 45 hours (75%) and the remaining hours can be self-learning.

 

 

 

 

section

Skill
(Even though it is not finding a place in ancient Yoga text, sukshma vyayama and Suryanamakar have been included of their popularity )

Teaching hours

3.1

Sukshma Vyayama and Shat Kriya

 

 

Sukshma Vyayama

 

 

Neck

 

 

shoulder

 

 

trunk

 

 

knee

 

 

ankle

 

 

 

 

 

Shat kriya

 

 

Neti

 

 

Dhauti

 

 

Kapalabhati

 

 

Agnisara kriya

 

 

Trataka

 

 

 

 

3.3

Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutation)

 

 

Knowledge and Demonstration ability to perform Suryanamaskar

9

 

 

 

4

Asana:

 

 

Knowledge of postures of basic postures as below and demonstrated ability to perform these postures.

 

 

i. Sarvangasana (shoulder stand)

ii. Halasana (plough)

iii. Matsyasana (fish)

iv. Paschimottanasana (sitting forward bend)

v. Bhujangasana (cobra)

vi. Shalabhasana (locust)

vii. Dhanurasana (bow)

viii. Vakrasana (half spinal twist)

ix. Kakasana or bakasana (crow)

x. Padahasthasana (standing forward bend)

xi. Trikonasana (triangle)

xii. Uttanapadasana (raised leg)

xiii. Pawan muktasana (wind releasing)

xiv. Vajrasana (thunderbolt - only knowledge and no
demonstration)

xv. Mandukasana (frog pose)

 

 

Knowledge of the Sanskrit names of the postures and breathing exercises, detailed benefits and caution.

 

 

Knowledge of the five spinal movements – inverted, forward, backward, lateral twist and lateral bend and neutral positions of the spine

 

 

Knowledge of 360 degree, all round, Yogic exercise through the practice of asanas, proper relaxation, proper breathing, contra-indications

 

 

Cautions and medical considerations; obvious and subtle benefits; and modification in basic postures to accommodate limitations

 

 

 

5

Pranayama and Practices leading to Meditation

30

5.1

Pranayama

22.5

 

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to perform abdominal (and diaphragmatic), thoracic, clavicular breathing and the full Yogic breath.

 

 

.
Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to perform Anuloma-Viloma, Bhastrika, Chandrabhedana, Suryabhedhana, Ujjayi, Bhramari,

 

 

Sheetali, Sheetkari, and the knowledge of its benefits, limitation and applications.

 

5.2

Practices leading to Meditation

7.5

 

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to perform Dharana and Dhyana and to demonstrate allied practices like Mudras, Mantra Japa etc.

 

 

Familiarity with the concept of environment for meditation and the benefits of meditation on health and well-being and its practical application in modern life.

 

 

 

 

6

Teaching Practice
Scope

 

6.1

The scope of practice of Yoga and how to assess the need for referral to other professional services when needed

 

 

Observed capacity for, well-developed communication skills: listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialogue.

 

6.2

Demonstrated Ability

 

 

To recognize, adjust, and adapt to specific aspirant needs in the progressive classes

 

 

To recognize and manage the subtle dynamics inherent in the teacher - aspirant relationship

 

 

 

 

6.3

Principles and Skills for Educating Aspirants

10

 

Familiarity with and demonstrated ability to apply effective teaching methods, adapt to unique styles of learning, provide supportive and

 

 

effective feedback, acknowledge the aspirant's progress, and cope with difficulties.

 

 

 

 

6.4

Group Practice

10

 

Familiarity with and Demonstrated ability to design and implement group programs.

 

 

Familiarity of group dynamics and allied techniques of communication skills, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries

 

 

Familiarity with techniques to address the specific needs of individual participants, to the degree possible in a group setting

 

TOTAL

 

140

 

Grand Total

200

 

 

 

Time Table for course
Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training. (200hr)
Hatha Yoga Advance Teacher Training. (300hr)
Hatha Yoga Basics to Advance Level Training. (500hr)
Ashtanga Yoga & Ayurveda Training (200hr)

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