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

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 & Hospital settings, stress management
  • Yoga Therapy (physical & mental health) – Practical Principles
  • Public speaking / communication skills
  • Setting up and marketing yoga classes

 

  • 2017-18 TT FREE Orientation Meetings

    To Be Announced later in the Year

    For questions or to set up a meeting, please call or email us

    Please confirm attendance to vimala@yogahelps.com or at 804-342-1061(w) or 677-3199 (cel)

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

FROM THE “Raja” Yoga Mat

Dear Students, Teachers and friends
of Yoga,
Have you ever thought how YOGA HELPS in our life? Dealing with sickness, loss, grief, or aging? Maybe with daily disappointments or even with lack of purpose in life?
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YOGA RESOURCES

Resources and links to organizations affiliated with Integral Yoga® International, Satchidananda Ashram and those with whom IYC of Richmond share similar values.
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MONTHLY KIRTAN

Third Fridays of the month. 6-7pm

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KIRTAN

Next KIRTAN (Chanting): Friday April 20 Third Friday of the month, 6-7pm
Donation $10 at the door Led by IY Teachers or Guest Leaders

EVENTS in MARCH & APRIL

1. LET your BODY DANCE w/Martha Tyler -3/28 -6pm
2. LAUGHTER YOGA w/Slash -Fridays @6pm (except 4/20) & Su 4/2 @10am
3. TWEEN-TEEN SELF-INQUIRY w/Nitya & Alex Ginsberg: APRIL 15 .

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