ALIGN STUDIO - 200HR YTT CURRICULUM
A Brief History of Yoga
An introduction to history of yoga and different paths and schools of yoga. You will understand the difference between contemporary and ancient practices of yoga
What is Yoga?
What is the purpose of Yoga?
Brief Introduction to ancient yogic practices
Introduction to contemporary yoga styles
Modern vs Traditional Yoga
Yogic Lifestyle and Ethics
In this session you will be introduced to yogic lifestyle. You will get familiar with yogic diet, sleep and internal and external yogic disciplines known as yama & niyama and how they effect your daily lifestyle and their importance in yogic practice.
Ahimsa - Non-violence
Satya - Truthfulness
Asteya - Non-stealing
Brahmacharya - Moderation of the senses
Aparigraha - Non-possesiveness
Saucha - Purity
Santosha - Contentment
Tapas - Self-discipline
Swadhyaya - Self-study
Ishvara Pranidhana - Self-surrender
Anatomy and Physiology
In yoga practice while practicing yourself or teaching it to someone else one of the big question most us come across is when we should continue pushing ourselves towards the goals we have set to achieve an asana or when should we stop to prevent any injury that may happen during this process.
In this session student will get clear picture of anatomy and physiology in respect of yogic practice so they can understand that not two bodies are the same and based on individual we can plan a program or have a safer and progressive attitude toward the practice so its healthy and sustainable.
In this course the topics will include:
Joint compression vs Muscular Tension
Bones and Skeleton
Ligaments, Tendons and Skeletal Muscles
Spine - Central nervous system and Spinal Discs
Philosophy of Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga
In this session you will be introduced to yogic philosophy and science. The topics will include:
Introduction to Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga
The Five Koshas
The Seven Chakras
Breath and breathing patterns
Types of Breathing
Introduction to Bandhas
In these practice based sessions you will practice and learn depth of yoga cleansing process known as kriyas, asana, pranayama and meditation practices. Topics will include:
Surya Namaskara: Sun Salutations
Twist and Hip Openers
Science of Breath
Breath in daily life
Breathing with the diaphragm
The complete breath
Deepening the Pranayama Practice
Introduction to Yoga Nidra
Understanding the Mind
How to Meditate
Meditation on Senses
Art of Teaching
In this session you will learn how to read the body types and give verbal and physical adjustment accordingly and how to modify and give variation with use of props.
Physical cues and adjustments
Posture modifications and variations.
Use of Props
Voice and language
Art of Sequencing a Class
In this session you will learn how to plan your first class and organise the classroom. you understand the basic structure of yoga class and find your own style to make it uniquely yours.
Principles of Sequencing
Planning Peak Posture based Classes
Creating your Class
Organising your Class
Working with Injuries