DYNAMIC VINYASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

Reach new heights with your yoga practice.

Syllabus & Literature

Studying focus and training principles:

  1. class structuring, rhythm and teaching skills


    We put much emphasis on how a yoga class is build, its rhythm, tempo, breath and clear guidance and presence as an instructor.
     

  2. hands-on assists

    There is no yoga class without the teacher assisting their students, not only verbally but also with their hands and adjusting skills.

     

  3. breath and its significance

    P
    roper breath, its rhythm and length are crucial for vinyasa yoga and any class that is vinyasa-oriented

     

  4. applied yoga philosophy

    You will learn not only the main points of the vast yoga philosophy, but also how certain concept apply in your practice and teaching on a daily basis

     

  5. mantra chanting
    Mantras are not only a means of yoga concepts, but can also be a meditation and a practice of itself. At High On Yoga chanting has a special significance



 

Main areas of study:

 

Practical:
 

  • āsana practice (including Astanga Vinyāsa Yoga Primary Series)

  • meditation practice

  • prānāyāma practice

  • hands-on assists

  • teaching & teacher assisting practice
     

Theory:

  • in-depth āsana study

  • Astanga Vinyāsa Yoga Primary Series

  • applied yoga anatomy & physiology

  • teaching methodology

  • sequencing & building a yoga class

  • mantra & chanting

  • introduction to Sanskrit

  • yoga history & philosophy

  • yoga & yoga teacher ethics

  • introduction to Āyurveda and yoga therapy

  • prānāyāma, breathing and mediation techniques

  • High On Yoga principles

 

Literature:


Obligatory copy during the training:

  • Yoga Sūtra of Patañjali 

  • Bhagavad Gītā

Further reading:
 

  • T. Krishnamacharya, Yoga Makaranda

  • K. Pattabhi Jois, Yoga Mālā

  • BKS Iyengar, Light On Prānāyāma

  • R. Freeman, The Art of Vinyāsa

  • Svātmārāma, Hatha Yoga Pradīpikā

  • The Upanishads

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