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This 300-hour yoga teacher training certification is one of the most advanced comprehensive yoga teacher training. The method concentrates on a creative fusion of many different yoga practices, woven together by a unique blend of Vinyasa flows that are accessible to all levels and abilities. Join the hundreds of Hari Om Yoga Vidya School graduates who have changed their lives, make life-long friends, and experience the unforgettable joy of becoming a yoga teacher in Rishikesh. More specifically “The World Capital of Yoga”, is a world away from the hassle and hectic pace of urban life.
Hari Om Yoga Vidya School offers accommodation with excellent quality, assuring that you will have a pleasant and comfortable stay.
During your retreat, you will be staying at a beautiful secluded retreat center situated in Rishikesh.
All of the rooms have beautiful views of the mountains or the village. There are 19 bedrooms, each one with ensuite bathroom to make your stay really comfortable.
Students who complete their subsequent training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).
Hari Om Yoga Vidya School's approach is not another ‘style’ of yoga but an authentic, integrated presentation of the whole spectrum of the ancient yoga teachings, drawing from the Sri T Krishnamacharya lineage. The 300-hour course is an advanced course and designed for the who have already completed their 300-hour Yoga TTC course from any recognized Yoga TTC school with the maturity and commitment to embark on a personal journey of self-discovery. It doesn’t matter if you’re not aiming to become a yoga teacher. As long as you have a sincere interest in the subject matter, Hari Om Yoga Vidya School will welcome you with open arms.
Hari Om Yoga Vidya's teachers possess deep knowledge and understanding, and their passion for teaching means that they truly teach from their hearts. Together students and teachers create a sacred environment for learning and transformation a community of like-minded individuals from around the world that support one another in living your true potential!
Students who complete the yoga teacher training 300-hour course will possess the knowledge to teach group classes, workshops, or private sessions in a range of settings and be certified to teach yoga globally as a Registered Yoga Teacher. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School and its teachers honor every one of its students as individuals, deserving of receiving the best quality experience possible. This yoga teacher training will uphold a standard of excellence and devotion to the practice while respecting individual needs.
The word "mantra" is derived from two Sanskrit words. The first word is "manas" or "mind," which relates the "man" syllable means "to think", the second word is a suffix "Tra " means instruments, tools, protector free from. Therefore, the word mantra in its most literal sense means "to free from the mind or mantra is a tool used by the mind to be free from all kinds of distractions of the mind field.
The six kinds of duties are : Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Trâtaka,Nauti and Kapâla Bhâti. These are called the six actions.
Sat means six and karma mean action. Hence Sat karma consists of six processes of purification. The aim of Sat karma is to create harmony between the two major pranic flows Ida and Pingala, thereby attaining physical and mental purification and balance. Sat karmas are helpful before Pranayama and other yogic practices. For the 200-hour course, you will learn Sutraneti, Jalaneti, Kunjal kriya and Kapalbhati.
These movements are very useful to beginners, who want to start doing yoga but don't have any experience of yoga or any other exercise. There are several joints in your body, which needs lubrication and movements. The food you consume supplies the lubrication and yoga and other activities provide the movements. In your regular life, some of these joints are overused and some are rarely used which may create problems at a later stage in your life.
To help these joints maintain their healthy condition basic movements are necessary also they are used to prepare your body to take up yoga. Practice daily, be regular, and always move slowly with the concentration on your movements. Try to be aware of the breath at all times and unless otherwise specified keep the breath even. Repeat all exercise three times but avoid going beyond your capacity, when you feel strain stop and relax, then proceed more gently.
The aim of the asana and sequences is continuous self-observation. You should understand why you should practice the asana. What is the purpose of doing it? You know that asanas have therapeutic values. Because of the movement of the joints, muscles, and glands make the blood flow nice and make the energy move to each cell of your body. Making the body healthy through asanas is not the ultimate purpose.
The yogis practice asanas to master the body movement and they dissolve the five elements to its universal source. Asana sequences of Hari Om Yoga Vidya School (Student will learn 61 selected postures in 300-hour yoga teacher training course)
Helps to center the body and mind in perfect equilibrium.
Provides not only comfortable but also pleasure to attain the state of meditation.
Make the spine flexible and have subtle effects on the autonomic nervous system.
Practice immediately after backward bending pose to give the spine stretch in the opposite direction as a counter pose to balance the backward bending effects, also it provides a gentle message to all the inner organs and the digestive system is especially stimulated due to the pressure of abdominal area.
Helps to open the flow energy channels, message all the inner organs and improve the circulation in the great supportive system of the body.
Make the muscles strong and activate the Diaphragmatic breath.
It increases digestive fire, provides blood circulation towards the brain, balance the energy after all asana practices, counters depressions, fills you with enthusiasm.
Brings relaxation and tranquility to the body and mind. Without Shavasan practice you cannot feel the fulfillment of your yoga practice.
Hari Om Yoga Vidya School teach traditional Surya Namaskar with step by step counting, breath awareness, and mantra chanting. Also, students will learn Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow of primary series with techniques and they have a chance of teaching practice classes.
You will learn introduction to breathe, what is breath, the importance of breathing in your daily life, how to establish diaphragmatic breathing, four qualities of breath, and four functions of the nostril.
It is the yoga teacher’s job to guide students safely and knowledgeably through their practice. Students must understand the body so that they can guide their own students to better overall health, help them realize patterns that they may hold in the musculoskeletal system, offer suitable modifications where needed and keep students safe.
You will study systems that move the body (skeletal, muscular and nervous), as well as systems that support the movement and are supported by movement (respiratory, cardiovascular and digestive). Also, students will learn about energy channels and Plexus (nadise and chakras).
Yoga Nidra is a practice which can be widely applied in the modern world to improve the quality and happiness of human life. It is a simple yet profound technique and has been used in the following fields:
Relaxation: yoga Nidra is the best, cheapest, and most permanent method of inducing deep relaxation of the entire human structure and personality.
Let the meditation processes take place upon the lake surface of silence – that is calming the voices that keep disturbing you during meditation. The force of Samskaras, unpaid karmic debts, and the daily accumulations through the outside world, through the senses, which then become the background noises while the music of meditation is going on. While you have accepted the fact that these Samskaras, the unpaid karmic debts, daily accumulations of distractions are natural, you can still deepen your meditation and enjoy some moments of silence, true silence, during your practice.
During your meditation add this one point: it is understood that it is not possible for anyone who is not fully accomplished that there should be a 30-minute meditation without any noises from the brain and from the memory cells. Yet one can undertake the two-minute practice or one-minute practice, and that is that during meditation you say to yourself.
After two weeks, each student will have the opportunity to lead the morning asana class, adjust evening asana class, pranayama, chanting, and yoga Nidra. The day before students teach, students will observe instead of participating in asana class and take notes. The day after, they will adjust while another student teaches.
In the evening asana class (where you focus on techniques of adjustment and modifications), students will retouch asana adjustments of their choosing to the class. With this, each student will have at least five contact hours of teaching practice.
Students will write two pages for any two topics from her/his own experience of understanding. Students will present their work in two 45-minute presentations, followed by a question and answers. There will be a discussion section once a week, to review the material covered and engage with any questions. There will be guided journaling once a week to foster the students’ transformation into teachers.
300 Hours daily Schedule
During this retreat, you will join tours to The Himalayas: Kunjapuri Temple / Vashishta Cave tour / Neeklanth Temple
Kunjapuri Temple: The Kunjapuri temple can be seen on the top of the hill from Rishikesh town. There are many local devotees, who start their new year visiting the temples to receive the blessings of Goddess. Kunjapuri Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Sati (the wife of Lord Shiva, before she took birth as Goddess Parvati). The Kunjapuri temple is located on the top of a Kunjapuri hill and is located about 27 kilometres from Rishikesh in the Tehri district of Uttarakhand, India.
Vashishta Cave: Vashistha Cave or Vashistha Gufa is an ancient cave where great Sage Vashistha meditated. As per Hindu mythology, Sage Vashistha was a manas Putra (human son) of Lord Brahma and one of the seven great sages (Saptarishi). Located at 25 kilometres from Rishikesh in Badrinath road, Vashistha Cave is popular among visitors comes for deep meditation in Rishikesh. Vashistha Gufa has a Shivlinga in it and near the Vashistha Cave there a Swami Purshottamanand Ashram which manages the cave.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, an ancient temple, is perched on a hill at a height of 1675 meters. Shiva Lingam is placed in the sanctum sanctorum; the presiding deity of the temple is in phallic form. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Neelkanth or the God with Blue Throat. His throat turned blue because he consumed all the venom that was oozed during the Churning of Ocean.
Pramod Kumar Sahoo is a 200 and 500-hour registered yoga teacher with the USA Yoga Alliance. He was born in a spiritual family in 1973 in Odessa (South-East part of India). From his early childhood, he began his life full of devotion. He spent his most of his childhood life sitting alone in meditation in deep silence, going to the mountains, temples, and learning the yoga tradition.
Prashant Jakhmola was born in Rishikesh, India. Since his childhood, he has been practicing yoga and meditation by the guidance of his father. He moved to Bihar School of Yoga to learn more about the systematic study of yogic science. He finished his academic studies in 2010 and started sharing his knowledge. Now, he is teaching in Rishikesh and abroad. He is excellent in the therapeutical approach of asanas.
Som Datt is a passionate teacher that aids students to find a meaning in their lives. For him, yoga is the best way to transform the different energies of the body into spiritual energy. He has a master in yogic science and a naturopathy diploma. He achieved a Uttarakhand gold medal for his master degree. Som Datta honors always his guru and says that his blessings satisfy all his needs. His final aim is that his students discover their real knowledge within.
Mahesh is considered one of the best philosophy teacher in Rishikesh. He has attained such knowledge through his devoted master as well from recognized yoga universities. He has vast experience in yoga science, pranic healing, and philosophy. Due to his capacities, he has been invited to International yoga seminars, conferences, and workshops. He knows the real yoga philosophy, accelerates the whole yoga path. Wisdom arises from both knowledge and practice.
Vikal ji is a fully devoted meditation teacher. He is fully experienced in pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Satkriya, AcroYoga, and classical mantra chanting. He has a degree in yogic science, naturopathy. His lessons are unique and make everyone to easily learn the art of pranayama and meditation. He teaches simple and powerful methods for his students. Students rapidly learn this vital art and get the confidence to share it with others. He follows traditional techniques in a modernistic way.
Swami Atmatatwananda Saraswati was born in 1952 in the state of Odisha, India. From his childhood, he had a keen interest in the spiritual life. He began his career as a science teacher. At the age of 28, he left his worldly life and joined the world famous master Paramahansa Swami Satyananda Saraswati in Munger, Bihar. After six years with his master, he traveled India and Nepal conducting yoga camps for two years. After four years in Odisha, he then moved to Rishikesh, the holy city on the foothill of Himalaya and holy river Ganges.
Mayank is an energetic, passionate, and energetic yoga teacher. He has 3 years of teaching experience and his aim is to transfer the right knowledge. Mayank is a master degree holder in yogic science, Diploma in Naturopathy, and completed 200-hour yoga teacher training course. He is serving as an Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha yoga, anatomy, asana alignment, and pranayama teacher in other schools as well. He firmly believes that through continuous practice of yoga with correct alignment you can know yourself in a much better way. According to him, yoga is a right balance between body, mind, and soul.
Ksenia Rasapriya Bodhi is a certified and experienced yoga teacher, who originally is from Russia, but lives in India, Rishikesh. She started her yoga journey in 2009 and was lucky to get to know and practice yoga in different traditions, such as Sivananda yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Kriya yoga, and yoga Iyengar also from traditional Indian masters. After graduation from Moscow University of Yoga in 2014, Ksenia Ji moved to India and started her work with an RYS in Rishikesh under the guidance of more proficient teachers.
Pratap is a charming young yoga teacher with a unique personality to teach traditional Hatha yoga in dynamic ways. Yogacharya Pratap is a dynamic personality of yoga. He has been sharing his deeper level of understanding as a professional yoga teacher for many years. He has achieved a master degree in yoga science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University (in 2016), Haridwar. He has completed education in holistic health management from Dev Sanskriti University Hardwar in (2014) and also attended many seminars and conferences in International yoga festivals.
This retreat will take place in Rishikesh, Tapovan, Near to Balaknath Temple, Uttarakhand, India. This place is in Rishikesh at the foothills of the Himalayas and the bank of the holy river Ganges.
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During this training, you will be offered with three delicious vegetarian meals per day. Vegetables are collated from local farmers of the Himalayas. As you know vegetarian food and fresh fruits are a balanced diet for yoga practice. You can have tea during your breakfast. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School strives to provide you clean, tasty and Sattvic food which will nourish your body as well as the mind.
Please be on time for the breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you do not want to eat any day or at any time because of some reason, please send the message four hours before to the kitchen people or reception so that they can manage it. Before you come to breakfast, lunch, and dinner clean your face, hands, and feet. Before you eat, please do silence meditation for one or two minutes, which will help to calm down the emotions, bring peace in the mind, so that you can enjoy test the food. Avoid talking during your eating. Keep silence inside the dining hall which is a part of yoga life.
Please note, you will be served with a vegan meal if you are sensitive to the dairy product food or glutton food. Please let Hari Om Yoga Vidya School know during the reservation so that they can arrange the food according to you.
Along with the course, you also can enjoy extracurricular activities for an additional cost like rock climbing, white water rafting, beach volleyball, bungee jumping, visit the local ashrams to learn more about the Rishikesh spiritual community, or meet many yoga masters
Jolly Grant Airport
Transfer available for additional US$20 per person
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$80 per person
There is the nearest Airport Dehradun (DED), which is just 25 kilometers from Rishikesh.
The nearest railway station is Rishikesh. Someone can come from New Delhi to Haridwar/ Rishikesh, it will take 6 to 7 hours.
Regular bus services and taxis on hire are easily available from Delhi to Rishikesh to reach Hari Om Yoga Vidya School. If you want to book a Taxi with us please send your arrival details in Delhi, they can provide a taxi service for you.
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