Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

27 July - 22 December, 2018
Isha Yoga Center, India
About the program
In our Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, we bring back dimensions of Hatha Yoga that are almost extinct. Hatha Yoga is a very powerful way of life. – Sadhguru
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About the program
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Curriculum
 
Curriculum
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Trainees will learn and explore the following practices as a part of the training:
Other Aspects of Training
Trainees will learn the relevance and application of these foundational principles to the practice of yoga:
Science of Siddha Medicine

Trainees will be introduced to the science of Siddha medicine and its complementary application with the science of Yoga.

Diet

Trainees will learn about a conducive diet for practicing Hatha Yoga. Beyond mere do’s and don’ts, the curriculum looks in depth at the effect of particular foods on the system and how different foods can support or restrict one’s physical and spiritual development.

Yogic Physiology

Trainees will learn about subtler aspects of the human body from a yogic perspective.

Yogic Principles and Lifestyle

Trainees will learn the principles of a yogic lifestyle, which will be reflected in their daily schedule and life at the Yoga Center.

Anatomy and Physiology

Trainees will learn the relevance and application of these foundational principles to the practice of yoga.

Teaching Methodology

A step‐by‐step methodology has been devised by Sadhguru for training teachers in organizing and conducting programs.

Planning Classes and Modules

Trainees will learn how to prepare more than 48 different modules, including 1‐day, 3‐day, 1‐week, 2‐week, and 1‐month modules, as well as drop-in classes. Trainees will learn how to prescribe different modules based on participant needs, as well as receive real-life training on different class situations that may arise.

Sacred Places
Sacred Places

Trainees will have the unique opportunity to visit places in Southern India which are of significance to the yogic tradition, as well as perform site-specific sadhana specifically devised by Sadhguru to evolve one’s inner experience, appreciation, and understanding of the science of yoga. Trainees will also have the rare opportunity to take a pilgrimage to some of Southern India’s most powerful sites, located in the nearby Velliangiri Mountains.

Pancha Bhuta Aradhana
Pancha Bhuta Aradhana

A powerful process of Bhuta Shuddhi, purification of the five elements, will be offered to participants at the Dhyanalinga, on a specific day of the month known as Shivratri. The qualities of each of the five elements are made accessible through a powerful process involving mantra (sound), yantra (form), tantra (technology), and sarvanga sadhana (using the human body as an instrument of worship). The material form of each element, along with its corresponding mantra and an elaborate series of movements, are designed to create a certain reverberation, thus harmonizing this element within the human system.

Other Features Trainees can participate in:

• Powerful processes and spiritually significant occasions that take place at the Dhyanalinga and Linga Bhairavi.

• Festivals and celebrations at the Yoga Center, including Guru Purnima, Krishna Jayanti, Diwali and Dusshera.

• Basic and advanced Isha Yoga Programs conducted at the Center.

• Volunteering activities at the ashram, which will also help in making one more receptive to the process of yoga.

Study Requirements:

• The course requires personal discipline, involvement, dedication, and commitment to the process offered.

• 100% attendance in all classes is mandatory.

• Trainees are expected to follow the program schedule strictly.

• Trainees must stay in the Center’s premises for the duration of the program.

• Alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs are prohibited in the Center’s premises.

• The course does not encourage personal relationships amongst Trainees.

• Trainees must have their own health insurance for the duration of their stay at the Center.

Teacher Certification:

• After careful assessment, those trainees that meet the requirements for successful completion will receive certification to teach Isha Hatha Yoga as an independent teacher.

• For certified teachers, post‐training support will be provided by Isha on various levels. A continuing training process will be required for teachers to maintain their certification on an ongoing basis.

Facilities & Inclusions
 
Facilities & Inclusions
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Adiyogi Alayam

The Adiyogi Alayam is a sacred space consecrated by Sadhguru specifically to create an environment supportive for the transmission of Hatha Yoga. Unique in structure and design, the Alayam, an 82,000 sq. ft. column-less hall, is an invaluable offering to humanity.

Accommodation is provided within the premises. Accommodation is provided within the premises. Two Trainees will share a room. Single and A/C accommodations are also available at an additional cost. Please note: Men and women will be given separate accommodations. However, if you are attending the program with your spouse and would like to stay together, please indicate this in your application form.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Program Prerequisites:

• Attending the Inner Engineering program is mandatory to participate in the training program.

• It is not necessary to be a practitioner or have any previous experience of yoga to enroll in this training. However it is essential that you be in good mental, emotional and physical health, due to the rigorous nature of the schedule and activity.

• Participating in Isha Hatha Yoga programs (Surya Kriya, Angamardana, Yogasanas) and Advanced Isha Yoga programs (BSP, Shoonya) is highly recommended.

• Understanding of basic English language is required, as it is the medium of instruction. A translator may accompany those who do not know English.

Note: For more details please refer to FAQ section.

 

How to Apply
 
How to Apply
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Application Information

• The program fee for the 21-week program is USD 10,000(~75 Dollars per day)/INR 6,00,000 (for Indian nationals only) for about 1750 hours of training.

• The program fee covers all aspects of the program including accommodation, training materials, trips and meals.

• If Trainees wish to attend Isha Yoga Programs, take part in additional processes at the Dhyanalinga or Linga Bhairavi, or receive therapies at the Rejuvenation Center, they will be responsible for any expenses.

• Attending the Inner Engineering program is mandatory to participate in the training program. For more details, please go through the Frequently asked Questions.

Registration Procedure

Interview: On receipt and approval of your application, an online interview will be conducted.

Response: You will be informed of your application status within two weeks of the interview.

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16th July - 11th December, 2019
Isha Yoga Center, Coimbatore

USD 10,000 / Rs. 6,00,000 (all inclusive)

Duration: 21 Weeks • Language: English
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Frequently Asked Questions
 
FAQs
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Due to the unique nature of the program and the environment in which it is being conducted, the Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program is only offered at the Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore, India. This space has been designed in such a way that it is incredibly supportive for the training, allowing trainees to push past their limitations and commit themselves in a very profound way.

Due to the unique nature of the program and the environment in which it is being conducted, the Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program is only offered at the Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore, India. This space has been designed in such a way that it is incredibly supportive for the training, allowing trainees to push past their limitations and commit themselves in a very profound way.

No sponsorships or discounts are being offered.

No sponsorships or discounts are being offered.

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