5 Days » 50 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India
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Tuesday, June 13, 2119
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What is Yin Yoga?
Yin Yoga originates from the Taoist principle of Yin and Yang, two completely opposite natures complimentary to each-other. Yin Yoga is a powerful, slow and subtle form of yoga which offers dipper impact to tendons and muscles with its meditative impact. In this form of yoga, asanas are combined with pranayama and mediation with a passive relaxation along with deep opening. The postures in this form of yoga are mostly practiced on the floor and held for longer duration (almost 2 to 5 minutes), which is aimed at deeper impact on body tissues, tendons and muscles while connecting the soul through a meditative approach. It is more sort of being in a posture and letting go of different emotions to delve into a more intense connection with the soul. Yin Yoga works with muscles and connective tissues which are considered almost 90% resistance to the flexibility of human body. With its longer duration of pose-hold and practice of breath control, Yin Yoga offers a relatively deeper impact while guiding in the direction of complete calmness. Asanas in Yin Yoga are relatively similar to that of Indian Hatha Yoga but practiced differently to offer a completely different meaning to relaxation and energy harvesting.
Who can apply for the course:
Anyone who like to teach Yin yoga can join this course. To be professional teacher as per yoga alliance standard you must have completed at least 200 /300/500 hours yoga teacher training course.
What we offer?
Our Yin Yoga TTC is programmed scientifically to maintain a perfect balance between body and soul while practicing yoga postures. You not only learn the basics, how different postures work on different parts of the body and how deep they impact while offering you relaxation, but will also master the skills to impact this form of Yin Yoga to your students effectively. With yoga, pranayama, meditation and practice we make sure to expose you to all essential elements of Yin Yoga so that you can become a teacher in this form. You will understand the flow of Chi inside human body and learn to master the art of directing Chi in your desired direction. With understanding of fascia, meridians and energy systems we will offer you a Yoga Teacher Training that is highly rational and fruitful. We teach you motion analysis, breathing techniques, use of props, variations in different forms of asanas and flow of Chi in the body. With our Yin Yoga TTC you will gain a deeper insight to energy flow of yoga with mastering the skills of harnessing power and attainment of supreme relaxation. As this is a slow moving yoga, where holding a pose is important, we ensure that our students learn the exact difference between Yin Yoga to that of relatively similar Hatha Yoga and practice that with complete trance. Enroll in our Yin Yoga TTC today to explore a different meaning to patience and perseverance. If you still have any queries, you are always welcome to contact us. We ensure to offer you the best training in Yin Yoga to shape you as a teacher in this specific yoga form
What characterizes us?
Rishikesh, also referred to as ''the Yoga capital of the world'' is a unique place to study Yoga. Surrounded by the holy waters of the Ganges, set onto the hills of the beautiful, green Himalayan Mountains you'll experience an instant and natural feeling of true happiness and gratitude. Enjoy the nightly Ganga Aarti (fire offering) on the Ganges in the evenings. All and all granted for a truly spiritual journey into India, completing your Yoga course with an uplifted spirit and feeling compassion for everything surrounding you.
Next to this we are very proud to introduce you to our beloved family consisting of our highly qualified Indian team of teachers and our staff members. All teachers have a unique approach with a personal touch of love, paying attention for the group process but also meeting the student's personal needs. Our humble staff members will do everything in their power to make your stay as convenient as possible, making it feel as if you are home.
- Yin Yoga
Yin and yang style
Functional and Aesthetics
Individual Skelital structure
Restriction to range of motion
Compression and tension
Target area for upper body & lower body
Joints segments of the body
Types of body tissue
The 5 elements
Classification of emotions and affirmation for the meridians
Facial and Yin Specific body meridian system (Meridian flow wheel / bladder meridians)
- Yin Pranayama
Nadi shodana / Yin Anulom Vilom
- Yin Mudras
Apana Vayu Mudra
- Yin Bandhas
Maha Bandha Teaching
- List of Yin Asanas
Melting Heart Pose
Ankle Stretch Pose
Half Butterfly Pose
Cat Pulling its Tail Pose
Happy Baby Pose
Toe Squat Pose
- Yin Meditation
Basics of Meditation
How to sit in meditation
How to breathe in meditation
How to relax in meditation
How to focus your mind in meditation
Breath awareness meditation
Chakra awakening meditation
- Yogi Cleansing technique / Shatkarma
Natural & Holistic Therapies
- 5:30 Morning Bell
- 6:30 Yin Yoga Posture Instruction/A&A/Yin Classes Methodology
- 8:15 Pranayama/Yin Mudras
- 9:15 Breakfast
- 10:30 Body Meridian System
- 12:00 Self Study/Rest
- 13:00 Lunch
- 15:00 Classical Dance
- 16:00 Yin Yoga Sequence
- 18:15 Yoga Nidra (Wed, Fri, Sat) / Special Class (Mon, Tue)
- 19:30 Dinner
- 21:00 Lights Off
Vinyasa Yoga Academy is proud reside in Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of the world. The divine flow of the holy Ganga River and cool breeze of the Himalayan Mountains energizes every cell of your being. Rishikesh has a rich spiritual history. It vibrates with the energies of great yogis who have been meditating for thousands of years. It is a perfect place for your yoga teacher training course.
People all around the world come to Rishikesh to search for knowledge and peace, and we are proud to be in the calm foothills of the Himalayas helping soul searchers seek knowledge. We understand the needs of students and try to provide them with everything to make their stay happy and meaningful. Shared and private rooms are available according to interest. The rooms are clean, airy, spacious, ventilated and well maintained. There are laundry services, hot water and wifi facilities are also available
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner , Drinks
Food Types Supported
Gluten Free , Other Dietary Requirements, Vegetarian
Additional Things to do
- Nature Excursions
- Astrologic Consultation
Spa treatments / Therapies
- Ayurvedic Consultation
- Facials and Scrubs
What is included
- 5 Days Shared Accommodation or Private Accommodation
- Yoga material
- Daily nutritious meals, Tea
- Free pick-up service from Dehradun airport
- One Free Ayurvedic massage
What is not included
- Air-conditioner - available for extra charges
Know before you go
A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the programme, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.
Principles and Guidelines:
Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Traditional Vinyasa Yoga School.
The Teaching starts from early in the morning. The time schedule of the practices change according to the seasons.
Respectful behavior is mandatory at all times on and off the premises.
To respect the rules and regulations Vinyasa Yoga Academy will not refund the fee of students after joining the course.
We must be informed in advance if the student is not going to come for a meal.
Before departure from Vinyasa Yoga Academy, students must return all the books from the library.
Non veg. food, smoking, and drinking alcohol are not allowed on the Vinyasa Yoga Academy premises.
On the premises, modest dressing is mandatory.
Silence should be maintained after 8 pm.
Regular home work should be completed.
All classes are mandatory to attend.
As a part of the evaluation procedure there will be a final exam both theory and practical.
Vinyasa Yoga Academy reserves the right to disqualify any students at anytime during TTC for misconduct or breaking the rules.
Arrival and Departure
In order to attend the orientation program, one should arrive at least a day before starting of the course. On the first day at 10 am the Course will start with yoga ritual. On last day of the course, graduation ceremony takes place and it finishes by 7 p.m., therefore, departure should be planned one day after completion of the course.
You should apply strictly for a TOURIST VISA and purpose of your visit to India should be travel or tourism (yoga and Ayurveda retreats in Rishikesh, visiting TAJ in Agra etc.). Invitation letter is not required for tourist visa. Please DO NOT mention about joining a yoga course on your visa application form to avoid any complication. You CANNOT get study or yoga visa by registering for our course. Contact details of Indian embassy in your country can be found here. In general, visa expiry date is counted from the day visa is issued. Please verify it with the concerned embassy. Try to apply for your visa at least 2 or 3 weeks before your travel date.
December-January-February are the coldest month, the temperature gets down to 15-26 C, and we do not provide room heaters, so if you are doing the course during December-early March we recommend you to bring warm clothes.
April to August - hot & rainy weather - light cotton clothes are recommended, as the temperature can get even to 40 degrees. September is the ending of the rainy season. Still if you coming during these month umbrella/raincoats are recommended.
October to March - weather in Rishikesh varies from pleasant to cold and woolen clothes, jackets etc. are recommended. The temperature is averagely around 32-33 C.
How to get there
The closest and most convenient airport for you is to fly to New-Delhi. If you are visiting India for the first time then it is better for you to take a flight to Dehradun (city nearby), and from Dehradun is a 30 min drive by car, so you save a hustle.
Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a 6 hours journey. We have a transportation package for US$ 150 which will cover your airport pick-up, transfer from Delhi to Rishikesh (by car) and after completion of the course transfer back from Rishikesh to Delhi. One way transportation i.e. Delhi airport to Rishikesh can also be availed for US$ 85. In case, your flight arrives late night and you want to stay overnight in Delhi, airport pick-up cost will be US$ 25 and a reasonably good accommodation at a hotel in Delhi can be arranged for US$ 40 or 50. Our travel arrangements are executed under the supervision of professionals and we are always ready with a back-up plan, in case of emergencies. Another good option is to travel by train (airport to New Delhi train station by car, then by train to Haridwar and from Haridwar to Rishikesh by car). Travel by bus is quite cheap but a bit inconvenient for first time visitors.
Cheap hotels can also be found in Delhi (Main Bazar, Paharganj area) for USD 10~20. From Delhi airport to Paharganj can be reached by airport metro express in less than 20 minutes and it costs less than US$ 2
The rest of the payment should be made on arrival
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Availability Notes / comments.
The course starts each 1st day of the month
Posted onI highly suggest doing training hereIf you want an intimate learning experience with family like feel come here for TTC. This school/hotel/health center has low class numbers so learning is very progressive and the programs are well-rounded. The site has grassy areas and nice outdoor covered eating area with amazing yogic food. My room was a great private room with a balcony facing the Ganga. I highly suggest doing training here or coming for the detox retreat!