Curriculum

Course Curriculum Certification
Program provides in-depth instruction in teaching all the branches of Yoga:

  • Hatha Yoga – postures (asanas), breath control (pranayama), relaxation, and cleansing practices (kriyas)
  • Raja Yoga – the path of concentration and meditation, based on ethical perfection and control of the mind through the Sutras of Pantanjli
  • Karma Yoga – the path of action and selfless service
  • Bhakti Yoga – the path of love and dedication
  • Jnana Yoga – the path of wisdom through self-observation and awareness
  • Japa Yoga – chanting and the repetition of sound vibration

Training includes

  • Hands-on instruction of asanas – benefits, variations, contraindications, and sanskrit names
  • Personal coaching and guidance from a mentor who is a Certified Integral Yoga® Teacher
  • Workshops and lectures
  • Instruction methodology
  • Physiology and anatomy
  • Diet, nutrition and yogic lifestyle
  • Chanting, meditation & pranayama techniques
  • Yoga Off the Mat – how to integrate yoga in our life
  • One-on-one relationship with main teacher to assess progress and understanding.

Specialty Workshops
There will be workshops on teaching specialty classes such as:

  • Prenatal, Children and Teens
  • Arthritis, Cancer, Cardiac, Chronic Illnesses
  • Seniors and other special needs (injuries, surgeries, etc)
  • Corporate, Educations & Hospital settings, Stress Management
  • Yoga Therapy (physical & mental health) – Practical Principles
  • Public speaking / Communication Skills
  • Setting up and Marketing yoga classes
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Yoga for Recover
  • How to bring Spirituality to every day life.
  • Interfaith, Yoga Ceremonies.

 

  • 2019-20 TT FREE Orientation Meetings (Rev)

    Free Informational Meeting: Tuesday August 20, 6-7:30pm at the IYCoR.  Additional group or private meetings TBA, or by request.

    Full Program Dates:  Oct 29, 2019-May 2, 2020

    Retreat at Yogaville: November 21-24, 2019

    Graduation Day at Yogaville: Sat. May 2, 2020

    Early Bird Discount of $200 before August 15, or $100 on September 15. Thereafter Full Tuition applies. Max no. of students: 12 & Min: 6.

    Questions to request an Application Form, or set up a meeting: vimala@yogahelps or call  677-3199 (cel)

    Location:
    Integral Yoga Center of Richmond
    213 Roseneath Rd, S#102
    behind Temple Beth-El on Grove Ave (Museum District)

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IYCoR Response to the COVID-19 Challenge

We are CLOSING the IYCoR (Integral Yoga® Center of Richmond) studio temporarily until MARCH 31, 2020, due to COVID-19 Challenge! With a heavy heart, but with the health and safety of all our students in mind, we arrived at this difficult decision. Please read our NOTICE below: "In an abundance of caution, and in response to the spread of the COVID-19 Virus in Central Virginia, the Integral Yoga® Center of Richmond (IYCoR) will be CLOSED beginning Friday, March 13 through Tuesday, March 31. This decision was made with great care to maintain the health and wellness of our community. Because this is a quickly evolving situation, the IYCoR may remain closed longer than March 31 based on guidance from local health officials and the Center for Disease Control... (click "Current Classes" to read more)

Announcements

WORKSHOP RE-SCHEDULED”

  • Yoga & the Subtle Bodies: w/ Sw. Vidyananda Sat March 21.  9-10am – online via ZOOM
  • LINK: https://zoom.us/j/394679377
  • Join by phone
    +1 316-302-5780 (PIN: 758796142)
  • Donation $15 via Venmo: IntegralYogaRVA or via PayPal (Integral Yoga Center of Richmond)

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