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Registration deadline is June 1st.

200 Hour Ayurvedic

Yoga Teacher Training

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A 200-hour Yoga Alliance program that offers the foundational teachings of yoga asana, philosophy, western anatomy, energetic anatomy, and ayurveda. Our aim is to create a space where this knowledge can be realized and integrated, cultivating transformation that will allow you to find your unique expression as a yoga teacher.

EASTERN & WESTERN ANATOMY

Learn the foundations of western anatomy as it applies to teaching and practicing yoga, including modifications and proper alignment. Explore energetic anatomy including chakras, nadis, vayus, and bandhas.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting. Teaching styles and sequencing. Qualities of a teacher. Different learning styles. Elements of cueing. Introduction to Sanskrit.

LIFESTYLE

Ayurveda and Yoga as practices for spiritual living. Apply doshic theory, daily ritual, Ayurvedic practices, and Principles of Ayurvedic Nutrition.

PHILOSOPHY

Introduction to Yoga, History of Yoga, Introduction to the major texts, The 8 Limbs, Discussion of the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita, Ethics for Yoga Teachers, Written Exam.

SADHANA

Practice and learn to teach 10 pranayama techniques; namaskar sequences including chandra namaskar, classical surya namaskar, surya namaskar A & B; 54 asanas, 6 (or more) mantras; 7 mudras; and various meditation techniques.

PRACTICUM

Students will work in pairs and small groups to practice teaching pranayama, asana, namaskar sequences, and guided meditation. They will also teach a 1-hour class and receive feedback.

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Spring 2020 Schedule:

January

10 - 12, 24-26

February

7-9, 21-23

March

6-8, 20-22

April

3-5, 17-19

May

1-3

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Typical Weekend Schedule:

Friday

6:00 – 8:00pm

Saturday

8:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday

8:00am – 6:00pm

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Tuition Investment:
  • There is a non-refundable $500 deposit to secure your spot, due upon acceptance of your application.
     

  • The program is a total investment of $3,500 (including $500 deposit). This includes unlimited classes at Hamsa for the duration of the training.
     

  • If you apply and pay in full before 11/1/19, you will receive an early bird discount of $500, making your total investment $3,000.
     

  • Payment plans are available.

300 Hour Advanced

Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training

Completion of a Yoga Alliance registered 200 hour program required.

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Our 300-hour program offers an advanced yoga certification specializing in Ayurveda, Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle, Sanskrit, and Western Anatomy and Physiology. To graduate you must complete a total of 300 hours (270 core curriculum hours + 30 elective hours). Core curriculum modules are mandatory. Elective hours can be earned through approved workshops, guest teacher seminars, and mentorship. Elective hours must be completed by the final Core Curriculum weekend in order to graduate.

300 hour schedule*
Fall 2019 - Summer 2020

Introduction to Ayurveda & Vedic Philosophy

August 16-18 (Hours: 20 contact)

Doshic Theory: An In-depth Exploration of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha

August 23-25 (Hours: 20 contact)

Advanced Ayurvedic Anatomy: Beyond the Doshas

September 6-8 (Hours: 20 contact)

Pranayama and Energetic Anatomy

September 20-22 (Hours: 20 contact)