A total of 350 hours of course comprising of approximately:
Practice includes Asana, Pranayama, Shatkarma, Meditation, Mantra and more.
You will receive:
You will return home with:
Our goal is to make you a confident teacher: we will prepare each student to build and conduct a class from sequencing to adjustments to class environment to communication. For this you will study teaching methodology and spend time teaching each other’s from day 1.
You will transcend your limits through new practices and discover a bit more of yourself through the practice of meditation, silence and fasting.
You will expand your knowledge, practice and understanding of the Yoga tradition to serve you both as a practitioner and as a teacher, and allow you to inspire others.
This option is for experienced student with good motivation, determined to deepen their practice and understanding and who desire to teach.
We accept student only after careful study of their application form, all criteria are important. Please reply carefully and honestly to all questions and we will contact you for additional information if needed. This may include phone/skype interview or supporting reference from current teacher(s).
Explain (in the application) in details what has been your practice so far (how many hours in the last 2 years and content of your practice) and what is your intention as a Yoga Teacher.
Ideally a serious student should have mastered:
A daily practice; The capacity to sit still for 30 minutes and have had experienced of meditation; She/he should be proficient in the main asana; Know their sanskrit name; Have a good understanding of pranayama technique including control of bandha; She/he should have prior exposition to classical literature (Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika etc); Have master a level of emotional maturity enabling her/him to remain equanimous during the challenging phases of the training; Full attendance and active participation is expected, and the evaluation will include attitude during the course in addition to theoretical and practical assessment.
English - all classes will be conducted in English, requiring a basic level of English speaking, reading and writing.
We will ask you to read (prior to the training) the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and to write a 10 lines essay/reading note about your lectures.
Venue: yet to be determined
Teacher: Main teacher Deva Ram / Gaby, Safah Roberts and guest teacher see teacher section for biographies
The Kathmandu Valley, in the heart of the Himalayas Nepal is where Hinduism and Buddhism meet. The city of Kathmandu, possibly 2000 years old, is the location of many sacred sites and the tri-city (Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur) and is of paramount importance for the Nath tradition which associates with the Mahasiddha Matsyendarnath and Goraknath, the fathers of the Nath tradition and the birth of Hatha Yoga. The Nepal Kathmandu Valley is home to some of the finest yogi’s in the world, whose spirit remain and fill the place with subtle shakti.
At 1350 meters above sea level, the city offers breath-taking view of the Himalayas. During the Oct-Nov period the temperature will vary from 10°c low (50 F) to 25°c high (77 F) and for Apr-May it varies from 15°c low (59 F) to 30°c high (86 F).
Next session: October 5 - November 14, 2015
For Yoga Alliance RYT Level 1
For Yoga Alliance RYT Level 2
The number of place for this option is limited
Accommodation: to determine with venue and the comfort level