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This yoga teacher training course is a multi-style yoga course offered by the Association of Yoga and Meditation (AYM). This course expands your knowledge, skills, and understanding towards yoga and its principles. It is an advanced course for students who have successfully completed the 200-hour yoga teacher training course. You will incorporate subtle and detailed techniques of yoga as well as enhancing the knowledge on the ability to teach and self-practice at an advanced level.
Airport transfer available:
Dehradun Airport (US$20 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$60 per person)
AYM School Rishikesh is located in soothing and serene surroundings of Himalayas which is a wonderful view to have in Rishikesh. It is set back in the stunning location of Tapovan, Rishikesh and is surrounded by beautiful mountains, waterfalls, and supreme tranquility. For your intensive yoga teacher training, there is a beautiful bright studio with big windows on all sides where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the breath-taking mountains and hills surrounding the accommodation.
All 30 of the rooms at the ashram are new and comfortable. They all come with an attached private washroom as well as warm water. All rooms will have a wonderful, big window facing towards the mountains. The room has air-conditioning, filtered water system, bed sheets, pillows, towels, blankets, and en-suite bathrooms.
Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, Association for Yoga and Meditation (AYM) will award you the yoga diploma, which is internationally recognized by Yoga Alliance USA and International Yoga Federation. The course is also certified by Indian Yoga Alliance. After successful completion of this yoga teacher certification, anyone can register with Yoga Alliance USA and the school will approve every request.
This course is suitable for those who have finished the 200-hour course, as you may not understand certain concepts of yoga without it. This 300-hour yoga teacher training certification is open for anyone who is interested in learning the ancient science of health and spirituality after finishing 200-hour yoga teacher training course at any yoga school. This yoga teacher training certification course in Rishikesh, India is suitable for everyone, whether intermediate or advanced level of students and make them an expert in designing class and various lesson planning for yoga therapy.
It is available for all of those who have some past experience with yoga although your eligibility will be assessed after you send in your application form. To get a diploma at the 300-hour yoga instructor course, a student needs to attend the full four-week course which includes eight yoga modules. If a student has already completed any of the modules, AYM School Rishikesh will examine the student's proficiency and a waver will be given for that module. Assessments will be based on written assignments as well as practical evaluations and student conduct will also be a part of the assessment criteria.
On the starting day, participants will receive a booklet containing the details of the syllabus. The following is a brief detail of the syllabus for a diploma in 300-hour yoga instructor certification course.
This includes Ashtanga yoga, Power yoga, Flow yoga, Hatha Vinyasa, Sivananda yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, Restorative yoga, Iyengar yoga, and Vinyasa Flow yoga.
This is yoga for back pains, yoga for high blood pressure, yoga for constipation, yoga for irritable bowel syndrome, yoga for heart diseases, yoga for diabetes, yoga for pregnancy, yoga for looking young, yoga for positive health, yoga for headaches and migraines, yoga for arthritis, yoga for asthma, yoga for neck pain, and more.
Yoga is that discipline which begins with self-discipline as explained by Maharishi Patanjali in the beginning of yoga sutra. According to the master, it is easy to practice and realize the goal of yoga if you follow proper yoga ethics or yama and niyamas. These are the guidelines to follow at the yoga school:
There will be an expert teacher on the teaching team for each class. There will be six to seven classes every day focusing on practice of breathing exercise, yoga therapy, Vinyasa yoga, and multi-style, along with lectures on yoga sutra and anatomy by the specific expert teacher of that field. This intense yoga teacher training will empower both your teaching ability and self practice at an advanced level.
The structure of the course is 240 hours of contact hours and 60 hours of assignments and teaching practice. The features of this course include:
The coursework studied in the 300-hour yoga teacher training in India at the yoga ashram in Rishikesh is in accordance with the Yoga Alliance USA guidelines. The following is the tentative daily schedule and can change according to need by course director or leader.
The retreat will take place at AYM School Rishikesh, India. The school is surrounded by the eternal beauty of green Himalayas, which is a treat to watch. The place is calm, peaceful and soothing which inspires you to practice yoga and meditation. This place is a land of yogis and tourists with the Holy River Ganga flowing nearby.
Rishikesh is a city in India and is honored as the capital city of yoga as it is claimed as the birthplace of yoga. The roots of yoga belong here, which makes it a perfect destination for learning and gaining yoga knowledge. Rishikesh is also one of the most popular tourist places in India due to the presence of Holy River Ganga, which also makes this place a spiritual city where you can experience the culture of India.
The price of the package includes daily healthy vegetarian breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. AYM School Rishikesh specially emphasizes on the yogic food for all their students. A variety of unlimited food is served during the course to the students accompanied by the herbal tea, which is served three times a day. Herbal tea is good for the health and is a refreshment for the students.
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is the entry point to India for every international flight. As there is no direct flight to Rishikesh, you need to take another flight to Dehradun Airport (DED) to reach Rishikesh if you wish to travel via airplane. Upon arrival at Dehradun Airport (DED), you will need to fetch a taxi to AYM School Rishikesh.
To reach Rishikesh from Delhi via bus, you need to go to an ISBT bus stand. The bus ride will take around seven to eight hours.
If you wish to travel by train, you will need to take a train from Delhi Railway Station to Haridwar. From there, you can fetch a bus to Rishikesh. The distance from Haridwar to Rishikesh is approximately 29 kilometers.
AYM School Rishikesh can arrange a pickup from Delhi or Dehradun Airport (DED). The cost of taxi transfer from Delhi is 80 USD per person per way for a private transfer and 60 USD per person per way for a shared ride. From Dehradun Airport (DED), the taxi pickup is 20 USD per person.
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