Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Teachers Training

The teacher training is an in-depth study and a transformation journey of the body, mind and spirit. It teaches you to be a teacher in yoga. The course is based on the traditional Gurukula system where students come to their teacher’s place to practice the course.
The teacher training course (TTC) is an intensive course that is being taught by  Sri Yogachari M V Chidananda (Ashtanga Yoga) & Sri S V VENKATESHAIAH.
The curriculum is as follows:-
  1. Asana (yoga postures),
  2. Pranayama (breathing exercises),
  3. Chanting,
  4. Mantras,
  5. Yoga Sutras,
  6. Adjustments .
There will be special classes to study teaching techniques and alignment, Which are very important for a "teacher". Students will develop their skills to teach asana, as well as to improve their own personal practice and get the right knowledge about "yoga".


  • The power of Vinyasa Flow
  • Yoga Asana: Movements, actions, alignment and energetic
  • Sequencing: Form, movement, energetic and intention
  • Hands-on Adjustments: The power of touch
  • Practice Teaching
  • Core Teaching Skills: Language, observation & ethics
  • Reading the Student: Teaching all levels and ages
  • Pranayama: The Yoga of breath
  • Meditation: Directing the mind and healing the heart


Please contact your teacher for your schedule at the time of joining the course.
The course is for 6 weeks and each week will have 6 days of practice. Sunday is off. Also if your class happens to fall on new moon or full moon day it will be a holiday.
Below would be a basic schedule.
  • 7.00 – 8.00 am          Pranayama Practice
  • 8.30 – 10.30 am        Ashtanga vinyasa –asana practice
  • 11.30 – 01:00 pm      Theoretical explanation of yoga and yoga sutras .
  • 1.00 – 3.00 pm          Lunch/Break
  • 3.00 – 4.30 pm          Special class (learning teaching techniques, alignment or adjustment, power of touching).
Additionally, TTC students will be provided few classes where they can teach primary series under the supervision of teacher. They can understand the methods and the techniques of teaching and simultaneously get the teaching experience which boost their confidence as a teacher.
After completion of TTC you will be given TTC completed certificate.

1 comment:

  1. your teacher training class is very good, i learned a lot with you and i still do, each day, i am gratefull to be your student