100Hr Yoga for Health Care Teacher Training​
​(Yoga Therapy TTC)

EDINBURGH

Yoga Therapy Specialization Teacher Training Course in Edinburgh

The 5 weekend 100Hr Yoga Therapy Teacher Training is a recognized Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Program. During the course, you will deepen your knowledge in aspects of Yoga that are directly related to the wellbeing of the body, mind and soul. This Yoga course will provide you with practical tools to improve the life of your students as well as your own.

Subjects such as Yoga Psychology, use of Pranayama & Mudras for Health Recovery, Principles of Pre-Natal Yoga, Yoga & Health Care Class Planning, Principles of Ayurveda & its different techniques, in depth Study and Practice of Cleansing Processes (Shatkriya), Physiology of Health Conditions (Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, Yoga for Arthritis, etc.), and many more Yogic health related subjects will provide a profound understanding of how Yoga can help to recover or maintain a healthy body, mind and spirit.

This Yoga for Health Care Teacher Training is recognized by Yoga Alliance which means that after its successful completion, the course will allow those students that already hold a 200 Hour Yoga TTC certificate to teach Yoga Therapy practices internationally and apply its many different techniques to Yoga practitioners that are looking to regain their health as well as those that want to obtain a deeper understanding of the yogic knowledge to maintain their good health and improve their personal practice. Prior knowledge in Health Care or Yoga is not compulsory but we recommend a solid asana practice before enrolling in this course.

After this course, you will have a firm understanding of the energetic (Pranic) body and its relation with the rest of the body systems in order to obtain balance with the help of Yoga.​


Edinburgh Course Dates in 2019:

Module 1 - 7th & 8th September |  Module 2 - 14th & 15th September |  Module 3 - 21st & 22nd September 
Module 4 - 28th & 29th of September |  Module 5 - 5th & 6th October 2019
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 YOGA THERAPY TEACHER TRAINING HIGHLIGHTS

- Daily Asana practice. (Hatha, Vinyasa & Restorative Yoga)
- History, philosophy and values of Yoga
- Role of Ashtanga Yoga & Hatha Yoga as a Therapy
- Study & Analysis of Yogic LifeStyle Diet
- Patanjali Yoga Sutras and its relation to Yoga Psychology.
- Principles of Yoga Psychology.
- Asana labs for health management and Yoga Therapy.
- Use of Shatkriyas, Pranayama & Mudras in Therapeutic Yoga.
- Principles of Pre-Natal Yoga and Post-Natal Yoga.
- Yoga & Health Care class planning
- Principles of Ayurveda & its different techniques
- Physiology of health conditions (Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, 
Yoga for Arthritis, etc.)
- A profound study of the energy body ( Chakra-Nadi System)
- Study and practice of a wide range of Meditation Techniques.
- Regular practice of Yoga Nidra and its application on Therapy Yoga. 
- Sanskrit names of the postures.
- Western and Yogic Anatomy and Physiology.
-Sequencing of general asana and Therapy Yoga.
- Teaching Methodology.
- Theme based workshops.
- A free refresher course at any of our locations.

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Scotland Syllabus

ASANA PRACTICE INCLUDES
- Hatha Style Surya Namaskar & Chandra Namaskar
- Chair Yoga workshops & Chair Surya Namaskar 
- Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga.
- Gentle evening Flow
- Restorative Yoga.
- Use of Yoga props (Blocks, Straps, Bolsters, etc.) 
- Modified practices to suit all needs.
- Full health assessment on Asanas and Pranayama.
- Alignment and Adjustments of Yoga Postures.


LECTURES ON
- Yogic Philosophy. 
- Role of Ashtanga yoga & Hatha Yoga in healing
- Definition of Yoga from the Therapy perspective.
- The psychology of Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita
- Four paths of Yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga) as a mean to attain health.
- Ashtanga Yoga and description if its eight components.
- Patanjali Yoga Sutras, modifications of the mind.
- Lifestyle and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher.

MEDITATION
- Regular guided meditation classes.
- Study and practice of several meditation techniques and their application in therapeutical Yoga.
- Techniques of visualization to improve meditation.
- How to use meditation to understand our own nature and that of others.


PRANAYAMA (Science of Breath)
- Different types of breathing techniques: Kapalbhati, Nadi Shodhan, Bramhari, Ujjayi, Bhastrika, etc.
- Study of the benefits of the different pranayamas and their application in therapeutical Yoga.
- Importance of yogic breathing.
- Role of Kumbhaka and Bandhas in the recovery of health.
- Meaning, types and practice of Mudras and Bandhas.


SHATKRIYAS
- Yogic Detoxification practice.
- Study of all cleansing techniques and their applications in Yoga Therapy.
- Regular practice of Jala Neti and Sutra Neti. 
-Trataka (Eye Cleanse), Shankaprakshalana (Master Cleanse) and Vaman Dhouti (Stomach Cleanse) practice.
- Importance of practising Shatkriya for the purification of the nadis and achieving the balance between body, mind and soul.


MANTRA YOGA
- What is OM?
- What is mantra mean?
- Mantra Chanting and learning to read Devnagiri Script
- Types of starting and closing Mantras for Astanga Vinyasa.
- How to create positive vibration or energy with mantra yoga.
- Study of the effect of Mantra Chanting in Yoga Therapy.


ANATOMY OF AYURVEDIC ELEMENTAL YOGA
- Includes both Eastern anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs etc.),  and Yogic/Ayurvedic anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis etc.)
- Benefits and contraindication of asanas, pranayama and meditation techniques.
- Principles and techniques of Ayurveda and its relation with Yoga.
- Introduction to the physiology of common diseases.
- Study of Yogic procedures to recover from bad health.


TEACHING METHODOLOGY
- Observing, assisting and correcting.
- Teaching in pairs, small groups and big groups.
- Instructions, teaching styles, qualities and responsibility of a yoga teacher.
- Structuring and sequencing a theme based practice and a Yoga Therapy class.
- Grouping the Asanas as per following types: standing asanas, balances, side bending,
forward bending, back bending, twisting, arm balances, inversions, relaxation asanas.
- Learn how to adapt the different yoga postures according to the required level of practice and health condition.
- Adjustment & Alignment workshops and lectures on "hands on" adjustments.
- Dealing with injuries and safety precautions.


PRACTICUM
Practice of teaching in pairs and groups under teacher’s supervision.
Practical exam of teaching
Feedback – receiving & giving
YOGA TTC DAILY SCHEDULE
7:30 – 8:00 Mantra Chanting, Pranayama, Kriya
8:00 - 9:30 Asana Practice
9:30 – 11:00 Breakfast
11:00 - 14:00 Program Session
Program sessions will include philosophy, yogic lifestyle, anatomy, teaching methodology,  techniques for postures and pranayama, adjustment and alignment and sequencing.
14:00 – 15:30 Lunch Break
15:30– 17:00 Program Session
17:00–18:30 Evening Asana Practice

Evening yoga practice to reinforce posture alignment details and teaching methodology while providing opportunities to assist the teachers and deepen your own practice.
*This is an orientation schedule and the time and order of the classes may vary slightly.

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