OVERVIEW

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Certified by the Yoga Alliance

DATE

7th Dec (2017) to 4th Jan(2018)

7th Jan (2018) to 4th Feb

7th Feb (2018) to 4th March

LOCATION

Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

PRICE

For Shared Room Offer Price : 1650 USD Now : 1450 USD and For Private Room Offer Price : 1850 USD Now :1650 USD

**Include accommodation, food and excursion

REGISTRATION

Secure your spot with a 200 USD deposit via our payment page

Experience the science of Yoga and Ayurveda in the lap of Kerala

Awarded as one of the most scenic destinations in the world, with another wing in Varkala region of Kerala, Rishikul Yogshala offers the perfect opportunity to unfold the layers of Yogic science in amalgamation with discovering the secrets of Ayurveda along the due course of Yoga Teacher Training program in Kerala.

Why Go for Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala?

Kerala, known as the ‘God’s own Country’ is a rich landscape of coconut trees, calm backwaters and picture perfect beaches. The homeland of Ayurveda and a place flourished with resplendent gifts of nature offers the perfect ambiance and sources for undergoing a Yoga Teacher Training program in India.

Tucked away on the cliffs of Varkala, Rishikul Yogshala’s school is set in quiet location full of peace and solitude that is only a minute away from the vibrant cliff top mountain, a place abundant with restaurants, shops and has a perfect sea view for leisure.

The sound of the shore and gulls in the morning is refreshing and relaxing. Varkala, the home of Ayurveda treatment will ensure you get fully immersed in this ancient healing practice to complement your yoga knowledge.

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN KERALA- WITH AYURVERDA

Our YTTC in Kerala offers the perfect combination of Yoga Teacher Training with the added benefits of Vedic practices and learning in the mother land of Ayurverda.

The town of Varkala is adorned on a cliff top acting as a soothing destination for yogis, backpackers and travelers. The school works closely with the Ayurvedic practices of which Varkala is the birthplace of.

On offer is a wholesome range of relaxation therapies, Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama in 200 hour, 300 Hour and 500 Hour yoga teacher training course in Kerala. In addition to Yoga Asana and Yoga Philosophy, our students experience the authentic art of massages, Vedic spa treatments and Panchkarma therapies.

Our certified teachers travel from Rishikesh and other parts of Kerala to impart the wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda in the silent recesses of our ashram in Kerala.

During leisure hours, the students can spend blissful moments at some of the most beautiful and bucolic beaches in the globe. Take a glance at some of the core facets of Yoga TTC in Kerala:

Teachings of the most traditional and purest forms of yoga primarily Ashtanga Vinayasa and Hatha Yoga. These two styles of yoga mark the origin of yogic practices. Ever since, several styles have emerged from these very forms. Study of these two ancient styles puts you on the pedestal of achieving the science with traditional authenticity and originality.

Study of Human Anatomy and its effects on yoga practice. The body science requires intense understanding of each and every limb and element that make up a human body. In order to imbibe and further teach the art with perfection, it is imperative to study various elements of Human Anatomy for the ideal observation of yogic theory into a rightful practice.

Perfecting the asanas and deepening the pose through study of various Adjustment and Alignment techniques. Learn how to avoid injuries during yoga practice through the study of proper alignment techniques. Getting into a yoga asana is equally rigorous and deep as it is visually appealing. There are various levels and layers of performing a yoga asana. In order to reach into deeper layers of the pose, study and in-depth practice of various Adjustment and Alignment techniques are conducted.

Study of Yoga Philosophy (the yogic way of life) in context of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Get introduced to the theoretical aspects of yoga science with extensive insights into yogic literature that form the very niche` of yoga and spirituality. Imbibe the true yogic lifestyle with the study and practice of the five yoga yamas and niyamas. Observe the true implications of practicum by understanding the manifestations of the yogic lifestyle.

Reaching mental oneness & peace with intense meditation practices like Yoga Nidra. Meditation is a primary element of a quality yoga program as it opens internal communication linkages through which the mind, body and soul unite. The practice also aids in mental upheaval and physical rejuvenation so the practitioner can reap more intense benefits from the program.

Study and use of various props in perfecting the pose and for practicing various yoga asanas for restorative and healing purposes.

Breath based training.

Healing by way of yoga. Learn the art of physical and mental healing practices through various yoga techniques, breath work, meditation practices and more.

Solving everyday mental & physical disorders.

Learning modules on how to conduct classes. Becoming a yoga teacher requires practice and demonstrations, guidance from senior teachers just as much as receiving education about the practices of the majestic art form. During this segment, you get the opportunity to conduct and undergo practical demonstrations on conducting yoga classes in the most efficient manner.

Self Practice of all the lessons learnt during the sessions. Wednesdays and Sundays are reserved for self practice. Self-practice is more than crucial for deeper understanding of the art. Conducted under the guidance of certified yoga teachers and traditional yogis from Rishikesh and Kerala, self-practice forms a major core of the curriculum as it aids in analysis and further improvisation.

Study of Ayurveda science and food and understanding its role in human life. Ayurveda, the most ancient medical science that utilizes blend of natural ingredients and organic therapy for healing the most rigorous ailments is something every yogi is advised to understand and imbibe in order to become a well-developed yoga practitioner and teacher.

Learn to prepare the body for intense yoga practice and meditation through specific yogic cleansing techniques known as the Shatkarmas or the six yogic works.

Learn how to stay fit at work or when rendered immobile due to excessive work or a medical issue. Study the science of practicing yoga in a chair through our chair yoga sessions.

Learn the art of cooking nutritious yogic meals with our Ayurveda cooking classes. As an essential part of our program, the classes are designed to promote healthier diet and lifestyle where the yogis learn about preparing wholesome meal choices in their everyday life.Understanding the art of self-healing through Laughter Yoga Therapy. A contemporary technique based on scientifically proven theory that psychological effects of induced laughter are akin to a spontaneous one, Laughter Yoga has gain tremendous recognition across the globe. Easy to imbibe, this art can be performed by everyone irrespective of age or body types and, so it is recognized as one of the best methods for delivering a soul into a more blissful state. Indulge in spiritual proliferation and discussion in the presence of a spiritual guide by participating in soulful Satsang sessions.

Subjects Undertaken

Hatha Yoga

Sun salutation with 12 surya mantras and its benefits

Traditional and classical Hatha yoga

Correct alignment and adjustments

The benefits of each asana

Terminologies and Sanskrit names and the meaning of asana

Modification of asana for various ability levels

How to use props correctly

Breath based training

Mudras or gestures

Ashtanga Yoga

Study of eight limbs of Yoga

In-depth study of Ashtanga Vinyasa

Primary series and secondary series

Details of all the involved asanas

Learn to concentrate on energy locks (bandhas)

Yama (Principles or moral code)

Niyama(Personal Disciplines)

Asana (Yoga Positions or Yogic Postures)

Pranayama (Yogic Breathing)

Patyaharaa (Withdrawal of Senses)

Dharana (Concentration on Object)

Dhyan (Meditation)

Samadhi (Salvation)

State of Super bliss, joy and merging individual consciousness in to universal consciousness. Union between Jivatman and Paramatman. Realizing the Bramhan (pure consciousness) or Realization of universe is the ultimate achievement of Human Birth

Yoga Philosophy/ Yoga Lifestyle

The base of the philosophy and history of yoga

An introduction to Sanskrit

Detailed study of the five yamas and niyamas that form the core of Yogic Lifestyle

Introduction to yoga sutras, Shiva sutras, kama sutras, and bhakti sutra

Study of all yoga hypothesis on the basis of ancient scriptures

Meditation

Guided and self-meditation

Learn how to guide others in meditation

The science of meditation and proper breathing

Yoga Nidra basic series up to four levels

Meditation and its practices

Pranayama

Knowledge of the breathing techniques beneficial to both the body and mind

Nadi Shodhanam, Bhastrika, Ujjai, Shetali and Shetkari, Nadi and Kapalbhati

The importance of diaphragmatic breathing

Stress and anxiety related breathing techniques

External Pranayama series up to two variations

Kumbhaka (retention) and pause less or continuous breathings

Levels of concentrations and its refinements

Yoga Anatomy

Theoretical knowledge necessary for teaching in the future

Ability to apply appropriate practices to improve and maintain health

Knowledge of the benefits and side effects of particular yoga practices

Techniques of observations and correcting the bodily systems and organs

Energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, and others)

Anatomy and psychological study of inhalation and exhalation

Anatomy of nerves system and respiratory systems

Anatomy of spinal cord and digestive systems

Adjustment and Alignment

Learn the art of perfecting the pose and avoiding injuries with correct alignment techniques

Self-understanding

Preparatory practice

Modification of asanas according to body types

Use of props such as yoga blocks, straps, yoga wheel, yoga wedge, and sand bag

Timing and duration of each asana as per body limitations and types

Therapeutic benefits

Basic asanas foundation

Self-awareness

Breathing techniques

Teaching Methodology

Principles of observation

Demonstrations

Assisting and correcting other peoples body

Proper alignment, benefits, and potential risks of various yoga postures and kriyas

Study of the different principles apply to different asana

Lifestyle and ethics of a yoga teacher

Mudra

Importance of Mudras

Various techniques in Mudras

Study of the fifteen types of Yoga Mudras namely Hasta Mudra, Jnana Mudra, Akash Mudra, Varuna Mudra, Prithvi Mudra, Vyana Mudra, Apana Mudra, Prana Mudra, Yoni Mudra, Vayu Mudra, Sunya Mudra, Linga Mudra, Shanka Mudra, Surabhi or Kaamdhenu Mudra and Hridaya Mudra.

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra or the Yogic Sleep is a unique meditation technique practiced for intense relaxation and exploration of the mind, body and soul. During the session of Yoga Nidra, the yogi journeys through various stages of reaching the subconscious while establishing strong connection with the spiritual realm around them. The method puts them in a deep meditative sleep while remaining awake in the moment.

Shatkriya

Kapalabhati (stimulating the brain cells)

Trataka (Eye Exercises)

Neti (Upper Nasal Track)

Dhouti (Cleansing the intestine)

Nauli (Abdominal muscle and Viscera)

Vasti (Cleaning of the Rectum)

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga series and its importance

How to plan a sequence and share?

Ayurveda Facility in Kerala


Certified lady doctor, specializing in Ayurvedic Medicine along with a team of associates shall take you through seventeen sessions of intense study and practice of the ancient healing science of Ayurveda. Below mentioned are some of the invigorating highlights that shall be taught during the Ayurveda classes:

History and Basic Principles of Ayurveda

Three types of body constitution and their diagnosis

Classification of Yogic practices according to body constitutions.

SaptaDhatu (7 body tissues) and how to nurture them by herbs and yoga practices.

Basic concept of Panchakarma and Massage therapy.

6 types of tastes and their relation to body constitutions.

Preparing Ayurvedic food according to body constitutions.

Uses of general herbs and remedies.


DAILY SCHEDULE KERALA

Our teachers

GANGESHA CHAITANYA Core Subjects: Meditation, Inspirational and Spiritual Guide Click here to read more about him. Read More
PANKAJ JI Core Subjects: Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga & adjustment alignment Click here to read more about him. Read More
MANORANJAN Core Subjects: 200 Hour YTTC Click here to read more about him. Read More
KAVITHA HANGARGI Core Subjects: HathaYoga, Pranayama Click here to read more about her. Read More

In addition, we also have a team of Assistant Yoga Teachers assigned during the course of the yoga program who take you through a safe and enlightening journey of yoga and spirituality.

Recognized Certification in Yoga TTC

Get awarded with Yoga Alliance recognized certification in Yoga with YTTC in Kerala at Rishikul Yogshala. The certificate shall validate your credentials as a recognized yoga instructor and grants you the liberty to practice and preach the science of yoga in every corner of the globe. With this program, you can fulfill the aspiration of being a teacher and preacher of yoga and further intensify the yogic knowledge and practices.

FACILITIES

ACCOMMODATION Airy and sizable bamboo huts at the resort provide an organic solace into the lap of nature. There are 20 huts in the premise. Each hut comes with attached bathroom and private balcony. along with private seating area. The quaint green setup of the hotel gives an ethereal look and transports the students into a time where personal wellness was the main motive and materialistic pleasure was not the priority. Furnished with interesting furniture made of wood, hammocks in the garden area hanging between the palm trees, the entire ambiance renders a very earthy feel to the whole place. All the rooms are equipped with amenities like mosquito nets, water geysers, fans, etc. that ensure a homely and comfortable stay at the place. All rooms have twin bed sets that can be availed on both single and sharing basis. Additional charges are applicable for air conditioned rooms.

ACCOMMODATION Airy and sizable bamboo huts at the resort provide an organic solace into the lap of nature. There are 20 huts in the premise. Each hut comes with attached bathrooms and private balconies along with private seating area. The quaint green setup of the hotel gives an ethereal look and transports the students into a time where personal wellness was the main motive and materialistic pleasure was not the priority. Furnished with interesting furniture made of wood, hammocks in the garden area hanging between the palm trees, the entire ambiance renders a very earthy feel to the whole place. All the rooms are equipped with amenities like mosquito nets, water geysers, fans, etc. that ensure a homely and comfortable stay at the place. All rooms have twin bed sets that can be availed on both single and sharing basis. Additional charges are applicable for air conditioned rooms.
FOOD Kerala is eminent as the land of spices across the globe. It has assorted delicacies to offer in order to satiate the various taste buds on a palate. Equally healthy owing to its organic origin, the food in Kerala is a real bliss to the mind, body and soul. Indian chefs who have mastered the art of cooking with herbs, Indian spices and ingredients prepare the food. In the intensive program of yoga teacher training, we require a fit body with a balanced mind, much of which is achieved with a healthy diet. Our aim is to offer food that would satiate both the hunger pangs and the nutrient requirements.
FOOD Kerala is eminent as the land of spices across the globe. It has assorted delicacies to offer in order to satiate the various taste buds on a palate. Equally healthy owing to its organic origin, the food in Kerala is a real bliss to the mind, body and soul. Indian chefs who have mastered the art of cooking with herbs, Indian spices and ingredients prepare the food. In the intensive program of yoga teacher training, we require a fit body with a balanced mind, much of which is achieved with a healthy diet. Our aim is to offer food that would satiate both the hunger pangs and the nutrient requirements.

FACILITIES AT THE CENTER


Hot and Cold water with shower

Ayurveda center in the hotel for rejuvenation

Pick and drop facilities from nearby airport and railway station

Travel and touring facilities available

Free Wi-Fi Services

Near to the beach for an early morning or late evening stroll

Accommodation and Food


HOW TO REACH OUR CENTER IN VARKALA, KERALA

By Airway : The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport, which is at a distance of 50 kms from Varkala. A student can get down at the airport and take a cab to the location of the school or ask school to arrange for a pickup while booking the course.

By Bus : Varkala is well connected by national state highways from major cities and many governments as well as private buses that run to and fro from the city.

By Railway : Varkala is connected by train through many cities and town or one can take a train to Trivandrum (the capital city of Kerala) and take another train to Varkala, from where the resort can be reached on a rickshaw starting from the station.

Taxi Pick Up : School provides taxi pick up at extra cost.

Training Outcomes

On successful completion of a Yoga TTC in Kerala, you are bestowed upon some of the most enticing gifts like:

Valid status of being a world-class yoga teacher and practitioner.

Certified freedom to teach yoga anywhere in the globe.

Attainment of the most accurate and authentic forms of yoga asanas.

Acquired habit of living the yogic lifestyle and discipline.

Exposure to some of the underlying secrets of the most ancient medicinal science, i.e., Ayurveda and the science of body-mind-soul, Yoga.

Practice and acquired ability to teach proper adjustment and alignment techniques in order to avoid injuries.

Opportunity to interact with Ayurveda and Yoga gurus, like-minded souls and the most acclaimed yoga instructors. Form bonds of eternity!

Take back exceptional knowledge and expertise that ensures a healthy life style through the entire lifetime.

Seek the yogi in you and let the yogi communicate with the soul and the divine with a Yoga program in Kerala.

PHOTO GALLERY

PHOTO GALLERY

Our YTTC in Kerala offers the perfect combination of Yoga Teacher Training with the added benefits of Vedic practices and learning in the mother land of Ayurverda.

The town of Varkala is adorned on a cliff top acting as a soothing destination for yogis, backpackers and travelers. The school works closely with the Ayurvedic practices of which Varkala is the birthplace of.

On offer is a wholesome range of relaxation therapies, Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama in 200 hour, 300 Hour and 500 Hour yoga teacher training course in Kerala. In addition to Yoga Asana and Yoga Philosophy, our students experience the authentic art of massages, Vedic spa treatments and Panchkarma therapies.

Our certified teachers travel from Rishikesh and other parts of Kerala to impart the wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda in the silent recesses of our ashram in Kerala.

During leisure hours, the students can spend blissful moments at some of the most beautiful and bucolic beaches in the globe. Take a glance at some of the core facets of Yoga TTC in Kerala:

Teachings of the most traditional and purest forms of yoga primarily Ashtanga Vinayasa and Hatha Yoga. These two styles of yoga mark the origin of yogic practices. Ever since, several styles have emerged from these very forms. Study of these two ancient styles puts you on the pedestal of achieving the science with traditional authenticity and originality.

Study of Human Anatomy and its effects on yoga practice. The body science requires intense understanding of each and every limb and element that make up a human body. In order to imbibe and further teach the art with perfection, it is imperative to study various elements of Human Anatomy for the ideal observation of yogic theory into a rightful practice.

Perfecting the asanas and deepening the pose through study of various Adjustment and Alignment techniques. Learn how to avoid injuries during yoga practice through the study of proper alignment techniques. Getting into a yoga asana is equally rigorous and deep as it is visually appealing. There are various levels and layers of performing a yoga asana. In order to reach into deeper layers of the pose, study and in-depth practice of various Adjustment and Alignment techniques are conducted.

Study of Yoga Philosophy (the yogic way of life) in context of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Get introduced to the theoretical aspects of yoga science with extensive insights into yogic literature that form the very niche` of yoga and spirituality. Imbibe the true yogic lifestyle with the study and practice of the five yoga yamas and niyamas. Observe the true implications of practicum by understanding the manifestations of the yogic lifestyle.

Reaching mental oneness & peace with intense meditation practices like Yoga Nidra. Meditation is a primary element of a quality yoga program as it opens internal communication linkages through which the mind, body and soul unite. The practice also aids in mental upheaval and physical rejuvenation so the practitioner can reap more intense benefits from the program.

Study and use of various props in perfecting the pose and for practicing various yoga asanas for restorative and healing purposes.

Breath based training.

Healing by way of yoga. Learn the art of physical and mental healing practices through various yoga techniques, breath work, meditation practices and more.

Solving everyday mental & physical disorders.

Learning modules on how to conduct classes. Becoming a yoga teacher requires practice and demonstrations, guidance from senior teachers just as much as receiving education about the practices of the majestic art form. During this segment, you get the opportunity to conduct and undergo practical demonstrations on conducting yoga classes in the most efficient manner.

Self Practice of all the lessons learnt during the sessions. Wednesdays and Sundays are reserved for self practice. Self-practice is more than crucial for deeper understanding of the art. Conducted under the guidance of certified yoga teachers and traditional yogis from Rishikesh and Kerala, self-practice forms a major core of the curriculum as it aids in analysis and further improvisation.

Study of Ayurveda science and food and understanding its role in human life. Ayurveda, the most ancient medical science that utilizes blend of natural ingredients and organic therapy for healing the most rigorous ailments is something every yogi is advised to understand and imbibe in order to become a well-developed yoga practitioner and teacher.

Learn to prepare the body for intense yoga practice and meditation through specific yogic cleansing techniques known as the Shatkarmas or the six yogic works.

Learn the art of cooking nutritious yogic meals with our Ayurveda cooking classes. As an essential part of our program, the classes are designed to promote healthier diet and lifestyle where the yogis learn about preparing wholesome meals choices in their everyday life. Understanding the art of self-healing through Laughter Yoga Therapy. A contemporary technique based on scientifically proven theory that psychological effects of induced laughter are akin to a spontaneous one, Laughter Yoga has gain tremendous recognition across the globe. Easy to imbibe, this art can be performed by everyone irrespective of age or body types and, so it is recognized as one of the best methods for delivering a soul into a more blissful state. Indulge in spiritual proliferation and discussion in the presence of a spiritual guide by participating in soulful Satsang sessions.

DAILY SCHEDULE KERALA

sample daily shedule
  • 05.00 AM - 05:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Morning Tea
  • 05:30 AM - 07:00 AM
  • .......................
  • Hatha Yoga
  • 07.00 AM - 07:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Tea Break
  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Pranayama
  • 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Break fast
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • .......................
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • .......................
  • Tea Break
  • 11.15 AM - 12.15 PM
  • .......................
  • Mantra Yoga/ Ayurveda Practicum / Chair Yoga
  • 12.15 PM - 13.30 PM
  • .......................
  • Rest / Beach
  • 13:30 PM - 14:15 PM
  • .......................
  • Lunch
  • 15.30 PM - 16.30 PM
  • .......................
  • safety, Injuries, Anatomy, Alignment/Ayurveda Logical Theory
  • 16:30 PM - 16:45 PM
  • .......................
  • Tea Break
  • 16:45 PM - 18.15 PM
  • .......................
  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
  • 18:30 PM - 19:15 PM
  • .......................
  • Meditation/ Yoga Nidra
  • 19.30 PM - 20.00 PM
  • .......................
  • Dinner
  • 20.00 PM - 22.00 PM
  • .......................
  • Self Journaling
  • 22.00 PM
  • .......................
  • light off and sleep
sample daily shedule
  • 05.00 AM - 05:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Morning Tea
  • 05:30 AM - 07:00 AM
  • .......................
  • Hatha Yoga
  • 07.00 AM - 07:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Tea Break
  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Pranayama
  • 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
  • .......................
  • Break fast
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • .......................
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • .......................
  • Tea Break
  • 11.15 AM - 12.15 PM
  • .......................
  • Mantra Yoga/ Ayurveda Practicum / Chair Yoga
  • 12.15 PM - 13.30 PM
  • .......................
  • Rest / Beach
  • 13:30 PM - 14:15 PM
  • .......................
  • Lunch
  • 15.30 PM - 16.30 PM
  • .......................
  • safety, Injuries, Anatomy, Alignment/Ayurveda Logical Theory
  • 16:30 PM - 16:45 PM
  • .......................
  • Tea Break
  • 16:45 PM - 18.15 PM
  • .......................
  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
  • 18:30 PM - 19:15 PM
  • .......................
  • Meditation/ Yoga Nidra
  • 19.30 PM - 20.00 PM
  • .......................
  • Dinner
  • 20.00 PM - 22.00 PM
  • .......................
  • Self Journaling
  • 22.00 PM
  • .......................
  • light off and sleep

Seek the yogi in you and let the yogi communicate with the soul and the divine with a Yoga program in Kerala.

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