This is a four week residential course on Hatha Yoga. The course presents a systematic approach to classical Hatha yoga practices, including Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Relaxation, Kriya and Meditation. Suitable for newcomers to yoga, it is not necessary for the student to have any prior knowledge or experience of yoga. Classes start at the Beginners’ Level and progress through to the Intermediate Level.
During this course, you will be staying at a simple and comfortable accommodation in the Vasishta Yoga ashram. Most students enrolled in the course will be expected to share a room with one or two other trainees. However, students can also request for single accommodation and depending on the availability, this can be provided at an additional cost. There are Wi-Fi connection, printer, and telephone available in the ashram.
This yoga teacher training is a unique program for national and international yoga students from different traditions of yoga to experience the intensive and spiritual learning of traditional yoga. For many years, Vasishta Yoga has trained several yoga teachers all over the world. The focus of this course is to bring a practitioner's level to the teacher level and eventually, the master level, both in life and yoga.
Those new to yoga or those who are simply wishing to deepen their own practice are also welcome in this course. The course starts from the foundation level, continues with the intermediate level, and then with the advanced level.
Students in the course will learn both traditional and modern methods of yoga, such as how to do body alignment in asanas, teaching methodology, philosophy of yoga and life, meditation, pranayama, and more. There is a team of masters, who are experts in different areas of yoga and spirituality, who will heartily share their knowledge in the course.
During the course period, the weather is perfect for practicing yoga with warm days and cooler nights. This four-week residential course is based on a traditional way of teaching, as well as applying modern methodology to challenge body and mind limitation. Vasishta Yoga provides meals and accommodation in the ashrams and a chance to study under the tutelage of a master teacher.
The aim of the training is to prepare students to be competent and confident yoga masters whilst guiding them to deepen their own understanding of yoga and its practical application in everyday life. Students will also have the opportunity to learn the practices of partner yoga which are immensely helpful for those who have stiff bodies and those of middle and advancing age and include important techniques in the practice of yoga therapy.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a diploma in their area of study. The diploma is a highly valued and internationally recognized certification presented by the International Vasishta Yoga Research Foundation.
This course will take place in Kerala, India. The yoga ashram is located in Kerala, which is close to Kochi countryside, South India. Vasishta Yoga created a beautiful platform in a peaceful countryside village, where you can explore your knowledge and practice. The students are provided with the perfect environment to immerse themselves deeply into the study and practice of traditional Hatha yoga.
All meals during the course are prepared according to the strict standard of a nutritionally sound yogic diet. Diet plays a very important role in the successful practice of yoga and has an intimate connection with the mind. Meat, fish, and eggs are therefore not allowed. You will enjoy pure vegetarian meals which are fresh, organic, natural, and of high quality.
Please book your flight to arrive at Calicut International Airport (CCJ). Transfer from and to the airport is available by local taxi upon request. Please contact Vasishta Yoga for any inquiries.
There is a daily train service from Chennai and connecting trains from all major cities. Transfer from and to the railway station by local taxi upon request. Please contact Vasishta Yoga for any inquiries.