Yoga Alliance: 200 hours upon successful completion.
Spring is an exciting time to come to Yogaville. With each day the weather becomes milder and the entire world slowly comes back to life again. The walkways to the LOTUS are lined with hundreds of yellow and white daffodils while the cherry blossom trees come into full bloom on the banks of the LOTUS Lake. By the second and third weeks of the Spring Teacher Training the dogwoods and red bud trees have opened up bringing new beauty and softness to the forest trees. Dandelions lift up their scruffy yellow heads and little by little tiny leaves of green can be seen on the trees. Then amazingly, what seems like overnight, all of the tree branches change from stark brown twigs into vibrant lush, green canopies of leaves, bursting with fresh life and the last phantoms of winter disappear from our consciousness.
Our Spring teacher trainings seem to mimic Nature. Our teacher trainees arrive ready to undergo the month-long process that will transform them into teachers. They embrace the daily schedule: the meditations, morning hatha, yogic diet, lectures, practice and much more. Their consciousness of a yogic lifestyle and way of living begins to blossom. Then suddenly, there is an alignment of body, mind and spirit and they emerge from the program with the confidence and understanding to teach Integral Yoga Hatha.
Our comprehensive yoga teacher certification program provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, an appreciation for nurturing one’s own practice and the skills to become a knowledgeable and professional Yoga teacher. You will receive training in teaching all of the aspects of the Beginners I Hatha Yoga class consisting of asanas (Yoga poses), deep relaxation, pranayama (breathing practices), chanting and meditation.The Integral Yoga Teacher Training curriculum includes the following:
- Instruction in teaching the Yoga postures, deep relaxation and breathing techniques
- Guidance in your personal Yoga practices
- Monitored teaching practice
- Classes in vegetarian diet
- Instruction in basic anatomy and physiology
- Meditation workshops focusing on a variety of effective meditation techniques
- Instruction and practice in chanting – both for personal practice and teaching
- An in-depth course in Raja Yoga: The philosophy and psychology of Yoga covering such
- topics as the nature of the mind, the science of meditation, and yogic lifestyle guidelines
- Study and practice of the other branches of Integral Yoga:
- Jnana Yoga: The path of discrimination or self-analysis, inquiry into the nature of the Self, and witnessing
- the mind
- Bhakti Yoga: The path of devotion, which includes chanting, worship, and self-surrender
- Karma Yoga: The path of dedicated action and selfless service
- How to set up, publicize, and conduct classes
For Full Details on Integral Yoga’s renowned Residential Yoga Teacher Training please follow this link.
Applicants should be regular practitioners of Hatha Yoga for 6 months, preferably one year. We recommend that all students not trained through Integral Yoga familiarize themselves with the Integral Yoga method of teaching Hatha Yoga by taking classes at an Integral Yoga Institute or from an IY teacher. Information on Integral Yoga teachers in your area can be obtained from the online Teachers Directory at www.iyta.org or by contacting the Integral Yoga Teachers Association at 434-969-3121, ext. 177. If this is not possible, you may purchase the DVDs Yoga with a Master and the Integral Yoga Hatha I thirty minute CD from the Integral Yoga Multimedia (Shakticom) at Tel: 434-969-1347.
At the end of the course, graduates receive a diploma certifying them to teach Integral Yoga Hatha Beginners Level I. Integral Yoga is a registered school of the Yoga Alliance, a voluntary alliance of organizations and teachers dedicated to uphold the integrity of Yoga, establish voluntary national standards for Yoga teachers, and provide support for the Yoga professional in the United States.
Integral Yoga may award 200 hours towards Yoga Alliance registration with the completion of this course.
Rev. Vidya Vonne, E-RYT 500 currently serves as one of our Basic Hatha Yoga Teacher Training instructors at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville. She has been teaching Integral Yoga classes since her late teens. In 1975 she designed and instructed the first month-long residential Teacher Training program, which is now the cornerstone of our Integral Yoga Academy program. In addition to Yoga instruction, Rev. Vidya is a massage therapist and recently she earned a master’s degree in creative writing. Rev. Vidya is also a member of the Hatha Yoga Teacher’s Council.
Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500 is a certified Integral Hatha Yoga teacher in the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels, as well as a certified Raja Yoga teacher. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, a Master Degree in Education and many years of dedication towards Exercise Physiology. Her interest for the body’s structure and function combined with her love for the Yoga Philosophy support students in experiencing the depth of the Yoga asanas. Letícia teaches Hatha Yoga classes along with personal training where she integrates the Eastern and Western Philosophies. She teaches workshops in Yogaville and Brazil, and is one of the Trainers for the Integral Yoga Teacher Trainings, as well as the Anatomy & Physiology Teacher. She also has been administrating Yoga teacher trainings and workshops at the Integral Yoga Academy since 2008.
- April 13, 2014 - May 11, 2014
- Tuition: $1,995.00
- Lodging: $1,260.00 to $2,825.00
- Deposit: $500.00