500 hours curriculum

Part – I

  • What is Hatha yoga?
  • Surya Namaskar with mantra awareness
  • Sukshma Vyama ( joints and glands exercise)
  • Standing series of asana
  • Kneeling series of asana
  • Sitting series of asana
  • Lying on stomach series of Asana
  • Supine series of asana
  • Inversion series of asana
  • Importance of sequence of asana
  • Asana benefits and its contra-indications

Part – II

  • Hatha Yoga – Advance Classical And Traditional Style
  • Chandra Namaskar With Chakra Awareness
  • Primary + Advance Series Of Joints And Glands Exercise
  • Balancing Series Of Asana
  • Core Practices Of Asana
  • Difference B/W Hatha And Ashtanga Yoga
  • Twisting Series Of Asana
  • 4 Important Meditative Postures
  • Study of Asana as more than a Physical Exercise
  • Shankprashalana Asana Series For Cleaning Abdomen

Part – I

  • Primary Series
  • What is Vinyasa?
  • 9 Drishti in Ashtanga series
  • Importance of Ujjai and Bandha in series

Part-II

  • Primary and Intermediate Series
  • Flexibility And Strength For Series
  • Importance To Have Much Water In Body To Do Series
  • Importance Of Sequence And Systematic Flow

Part – I

  • What is Darshanam?
  • What is Yoga?
  • History of Yoga
  • The four Yuga in Yogic Tradition
  • The five Kosha (bodies)
  • What is Self-Realization & Liberation? Why?
  • What is consciousness?
  • The four faculties of mind –field
  • Five Stages of Mind -Field
  • The four foundational Pillars of life
  • Intro to Ayurvedic life style
  • Intro to Yogic sleeping life style
  • Intro to Kama Sutra
  • Eight limbs of Yoga of Patanjali
  • What is waking state in Yogic Science?
  • What is dreaming state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Deep sleep state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Meditation and Yoga Nidra?

Part-II

  • Study of Kundalini and Chakra
  • Study of Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, Swara Yoga and Tantra Yoga
  • Study of Yoga in connection with Gita
  • Health Maintenance and Benefits of Yoga
  • Study of Nourishing the Body
  • Karma And Non-Attachment In Yogic Dimensions
  • Four Level Of Consciousness
  • Kundalini Awakening
  • Keys to Successful Living In Yogic Science
  • Meditation And The Spiritual Heart
  • Intuitive Dream and Lucid Dream
  • Meaning of Birth And Death In Yogic Science
  • Reincarnation In Spiritual Science
  • 6 Main Obstacles In The Path Of Yoga
  • Samadhi and Its Study

Part – I

  • What is Meditation?
  • What is difference between Dharna and Dhyana?
  • What are types of Meditation?
  • Breath Awareness Meditation
  • Contemplative Walking Meditation
  • Mantra Awareness Meditation
  • Inner Light Meditation
  • Full Moon Meditation

Part-II

  • Obstacles In Meditation
  • Witnessing Meditation
  • Chakra Awareness Meditation
  • Yantra Awareness Meditation
  • Root Mantra Awareness Meditation
  • Non Duality Awareness Meditation
  • Open Eye Meditation
  • Third Eye Meditation

Part – I

  • Chest breathing v/s Diaphragmatic breathings
  • What is Prana and Pranayama mean?
  • Types of Pranayama practices
  • What is Nadi?
  • What are Ida and Pingala?
  • Seven main practices of Pranayama

Part-II

  • Pancha Prana( The Five Vital Force)
  • Kumbhaka (Retention )
  • Importance Of Sushumna
  • Nature And Activities Of Ida, Pingala & Sushumna
  • Awakening Of Sushumna Energy
  • Tuning Of Nadi By Nadi Shodhanam

Part – I

  • What is Yogic Anatomy and Physiology?
  • Introduction of respiratory system and yogic breathing
  • How Shat kriya practices benefits the body?
  • How Pranayama practices are connected to digestive and immune system?
  • How asana practices give various effects on joints, spine and muscular system?
  • The structure of spine and its movement in Yoga
  • Types of contraction in muscular system
  • Know the basic studies and types of joints to avoid injury during asana classes
  • Studies and discussion about spine according to yogic point of view

Part-II

  • Familiarity With Major Systems In The Body
  • Review Of Yogic Digestive System And Respiratory System
  • Shankprashalana Effective Practice In Upper And Lower Abdomen
  • Effects Of Pranayama On Cardio-Vascular System
  • Benefits Of Asana On Muscular System
  • Anatomy Of Glands And Its Connections To Chakras
  • Importance Of Master Gland To Know The Value Of Third Eye In Yoga
  • Anatomy Of Nervous System With Understanding Nadi And Pranic Currents
  • Chakra Meditation for the Glands

Part – I

  • Six steps of doing Asana correctly
  • Workshop on side bending and front & back bending
  • How to make mind flexible by making body flexible?
  • How to use props for protection?
  • Alternative style of Asana for various benefits
  • Various limitations and contra-indications of specific yoga practices

Part-II

  • Art Of Adjustment Yoga For Daily Life
  • Workshop On Twisting Postures
  • Understanding each and every detail of the whole Body, its Emotions and Vibrations while doing Asana
  • Balancing the Body Weight to Feel the Infinity Within
  • Modifying the Asana practice according to individual’s Limitations

Part – I

  • Introduction to Mantra yoga
  • Importance of (OM)-AUM
  • Mantra for Meal Purification
  • Mantra for Obstacles
  • Mantra for Universal Masters to Bless
  • Mantra for Realization
  • Mantra for Well being

Part-II

  • Introduction Of Ajapa Japa
  • Importance Of So-HUM
  • Invocation Mantra For Patanjali
  • Mantra For Completeness
  • Mantra For Awakening Wisdom
  • Mantra For Fearlessness Life
  • Mantra For Divine Love Between Teacher & Student

Part – I

  • Importance of Mudra according to Hatha Yoga
  • Types of Mudra
  • Practicum of Gyana & Chin Mudra
  • Practicum of Ashwini Mudra
  • Physical, Mental and spiritual Benefits of Mudra

Part-II

  • Practicum of Asana Mudra
  • Practicum of Prana Mudra
  • Practicum of Psychic Mudra
  • Preparation of Mudra for Bandha
  • Meaning of Yoga Mudra

Part – I

  • What is sleep?
  • Three states of consciousness
  • Benefits of deep sleep
  • What is Yoga Nidra?
  • Yoga Nidra practices from Satyananda tradition
  • How Yoga Nidra practices cure insomnia problem?

Part-II

  • Study of Lucid Dreams
  • Study of Intuitive Dreams
  • Role of Yoga Nidra in Developing Intuition
  • Yoga Nidra Practices From Himalayan Tradition
  • Implications of Resting The Mind in Heart Center
  • Yoga Nidra and Its Common Assumptions

Part – I

  • Introduction to Shat Kriyas according to classical Hatha Yoga
  • Practicum of Jal Neti and Sutra Neti (Cleansing Mucus or blockages from nasal passages and sinus)
  • Practicum of Kunjal (Cleansing the excessive mucus from the digestive track)

Part-II

  • Practicum Of Trataka (Cleansing And Preparation For Concentration And Improves Eye Sight Through Candle Light)
  • Practicum Of Shankaprashalana For Cleaning Of Lower Abdomen
  • Practicum Of Herbal Steam Inhalation For Sinus And Migraine Issues

Part – I

  • Nine Main Doors in Human Body
  • Why and what are Yogic locks?
  • What are the preparation & its benefits?
  • Three Main Bandha
  • Moola Bandha-Root Lock

Part-II

  • Uddyana Bandha
  • Jalandhar Bandha
  • Maha Bandha
  • Importance of Maha Bandha
  • Benefits and contra-indications
  • Workshop
  • Sushumna Application

Part – I

  • Disciplines of yoga teachers and students
  • The scope of listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialogue
  • How important is demonstration?
  • What are the preparations for class room?
  • How to describe the practice, techniques and delivery in teaching a class?
  • What are the seven steps to become a great Yoga teacher?

Part-II

  • Building A Social Relationship Between Teachers And Students
  • Inspiring And Motivating In Difficult Situation
  • Developing confidence while Teaching and sharing the Yogic Practices
  • Inculpating a Multi Style Lesson Plan And Instructing Skills
  • Benefits And Limitations
  • Delivering an Effective Feedback to Aspirants
  • Workshop On Inversion Postures
  • What is Ayurveda?
  • How Ayurvedic science helps in Yogic life?
  • How six tastes can balance the mind and body?
  • What are three main mind body constitutions?
  • What does health mean in Ayurveda?
  • Yogic healthy Kichadi
  • Yogic herbal Tea
  • Group Discussion

Part – I

  • How to sit for Meditation?
  • How to breathe for Yogic practices?
  • How to do digestive breathing?

Part-II

  • Adjusting in Shavasana
  • Diagnosing the blood pressure system
  • 1:4 breathing for emotion purification
  • Root cause of all pain and suffering is ignorance, how?
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