Intermediate Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
June 18, 2017 – July 9, 2017
Greetings of Peace from Yogaville!
Thank you for your interest in our Intermediate Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program. For more than 40 years, students from all over the world have come to participate in our residential Teacher Training programs. This letter contains the program information: curriculum, daily schedule, accommodations and an application form. After reading this material, if you have any questions or require additional information, please feel free to contact us.
Intermediate Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training offers an opportunity to profoundly enrich your understanding and practice of Integral Yoga. Graduates of this program will gain a deeper understanding of essential Yoga practices and be able to teach them greater clarity and detail.
• Learn important additional asanas, their benefits, and how to safely guide students into and out of the poses
• Explore making skillful sequencing choices and adaptations that will enhance your classes
• Gain a fuller understanding of Prana and pranayama techniques
• Study the Bhagavad Gita, which expounds the philosophy and practices of the four main paths of Yoga (Karma, Raja, Bhakti, and Jnana Yoga).
WHAT MAKES INTEGRAL YOGA ® UNIQUE?
Integral Yoga is a complete science that cultivates and maintains the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health of the individual. The non-competitive approach and meditative exploration of the Integral Yoga practices create an indrawn awareness that allows each student to reconnect with deeper and more subtle aspects of being. Our comprehensive certification programs provide a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, an appreciation for nurturing a personal practice, and the skills to become a knowledgeable and professional Yoga teacher. The Integral Yoga training process fosters the teacher’s sensitivities to help them create a safe environment for their students that allows them to realize their potential, enhance self-respect, and learn to be of greater service to others.
WHY A RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM?
The most effective teaching comes from direct experience. Our residential programs are designed to offer you the experience of living the teachings of Yoga and to present the necessary tools that will enable you to pass these great teachings on to others. During your stay, you will immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle and transform your body, mind and spirit. Our residential programs offer a supportive and nurturing environment for practice and study away from the distractions of everyday life.
The program begins on June 18, 2017, starting with registration at 4 pm and ends after Hatha class at 9 am on July 9, 2017.
The daily schedule is very full; it is designed to help you fully realize the benefits of the Yoga practices and to offer you the optimum environment in which to study and learn. Each day begins with meditation at 6:00am, followed by a Hatha Yoga class. During the day, you will have training courses, workshops, practice sessions, a noon meditation at the beautiful LOTUS Temple and some free time. This schedule covers six days and five nights a week. You are expected to stay at the Ashram for the entire time to successfully complete the program.
The curriculum includes the following:
Madhuri Fiona Flynn, ERYT 500, a dedicated yogini, found and fell in love with Yoga on her arrival in San Francisco from London in 1995. For a total of 16 years Madhuri was a resident at the San Francisco Integral Yoga Institute, affording her the opportunity to be immersed in the teachings and to live a yogic lifestyle. There she served as head of teachers and as the main trainer for basic, intermediate, advanced and children's Yoga teacher training. Madhuri has been teaching Yoga since 1997 and has trained hundreds of Yoga teachers internationally over the
past nineteen years. Madhuri teaches regular classes to a variety of populations prenatal,
mom and baby, families, children, seniors and those with addictions. Madhuri also is a “Body Wisdom Eating Coach,” leads SuperFood Dessert making Playshops and offers classes on Sugar Blues.
Madhuri takes us on a journey through awareness and connection with our bodies smoothing
and harmonizing our energy, consciousness of the mental level, then offers the opportunity to rest in the peace that is our true nature. This meditative approach is perfect for beginners and challenges advanced students. Her passion is sharing the deeper teachings of Yoga, which offer the precious treasure of true freedom.
Lalita Dagny Vigander, LMT, ERYT 500, RCYT, has been practicing Integral Yoga since 1998 and in 2005 she became an Integral Yoga instructor. Lalita is now certified in Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Hatha, as well as Stress Management, Raja Yoga, Meditation, Restorative Yoga, Yoga of Recovery Counselor, Children’s Yoga and teaches Yoga for People with Cancer. Lalita serves at Satchidananda Ashram as a Teacher Trainer for the Basic and Intermediate levels, including Anatomy and Physiology. Lalita teaches children, adults and senior classes along with Meditation and Stress Management classes. She has been invited to lecture at cancer retreats, to a community college and at UT’s Administrators retreats and women’s conferences. Lalita is a Reiki Master and licensed massage therapist specializing in Deep Tissue Massage and CranioSacral.
The course is available to all Integral Yoga teachers who have completed Basic Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, an Integral Yoga Institute, or Integral Yoga Teaching Center and who have at least six months of Yoga teaching experience. Certified teachers from other traditions may also apply.
At the end of the course, graduates receive a diploma certifying them to teach Asanas and Pranayama: Intermediate Level. 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 182 hours towards Yoga Alliance registration with the completion of this course.
Attendance is required for all sessions–from the program orientation on the first day through the coursework on the last day. This includes all morning and afternoon practices of Hatha Yoga and meditation.
You will enjoy three healthy vegetarian meals daily, served buffet style, with a salad bar. The diet includes simple, deliciously prepared fresh vegetables, whole grains, legumes, tofu and some dairy. No meat, fish or eggs are served.
Accommodation choices vary and include dorm, private room with shared bath and private room with private bath. You may also bring your own tent and camp at one of our tent sites. If you choose dorm accommodation, you will board in our modern dormitory, Vivekananda Vihar, conveniently located near classrooms and the meditation and dining halls. Men and women are housed separately. We have rooms that accommodate up to six people. Generally, we are able to arrange accommodations so that the smaller rooms house two or three people and the larger rooms house four or five people. Private rooms are available at an additional price. Please keep in mind that private rooms are limited. If a private room is your accommodation choice, we recommend securing your reservation by applying early, especially during the summer season.
The tuition for this course is $1,750.00. The prices for our various accommodations are as follows:
Limited partial scholarships are available for students who can demonstrate financial need. Those wanting aid must submit a scholarship application with the program application. Please contact the Teacher Training Administrator for further details and a scholarship application; Tel: 434-969-3121 ext 153 or email [email protected]
To submit an electronic application, visit the Teacher Training section of www.yogaville.org. Alternatively, you can download, complete, and mail or fax a paper application. Please submit your application, health form, and a $100 non-refundable application fee by 5/19/2017 to:
Teacher Training Administrator
108 Yogaville Way
Buckingham, VA 23921
When your application is received, you will be contacted for additional information. Upon approval, you will receive an acceptance letter with detailed information on what to bring, travel directions, Ashram lifestyle, and accommodations. Upon acceptance, a $400 deposit is required to secure your space, due within oneweek of acceptance.
In order for your application to be considered please submit no later than 5/19/2017, with full payment enclosed. After this date please check with Teacher Training Administration for availability before applying.
If you cancel 45 days or more prior to the first day of the training, you will receive a refund less $150. If you cancel between 30 and 45 days prior to the first day, you will receive a refund less $300. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to the start date, you will receive a refund less $500. You may transfer the amount paid (less a $25 transfer fee) to another program within a 12-month period.
No refund will be given after the start of the program.
Please direct questions about the course to the Teacher Training Department at 434-969-3121, ext. 153 or [email protected]. Please direct questions concerning accommodations, travel arrangements and payment to the Ashram Reservation Center (ARC) at Tel: 1-800-858-9642 or 434-969-2048 or by email at [email protected].
Thank you for your interest in this Integral Yoga Teacher Training Program. We are enclosing an application form, and we look forward to hearing from you soon. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Ever Yours in Yoga,
Teacher Training Administration
434-969-3121 ext. 153
Email: [email protected]
Teacher Training Administration
434-969-3121 ext. 139
Email: [email protected]
I wish to learn the teachings of Sri Swami Satchidananda and experience the yogic way of life as taught at Satchidananda Ashram – Yogaville. Therefore, I agree to abide by the Ashram guidelines, which include following a vegetarian diet (no meat, fish or eggs) and refraining from the use of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes or recreational drugs both on and off Ashram grounds for the duration of the program. I realize that if I do not comply, I may be asked to leave. I certify that I am in good health and have no physical or mental ailments, except as may be indicated on this application. I further agree to assume full responsibility for any injuries or damages that might occur to me or my property during my stay.