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.

 

  • 2018-19 TT FREE Orientation Meetings

    Next meeting: Tuesday JULY 10, 6-8pm

    Additional meetings will be offered before the Teacher Training starts until course is FULL.

    For questions to receive application form 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
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YOGA RESOURCES

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MONTHLY KIRTAN

Third Fridays of the month. 6-7pm

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KIRTAN

Next KIRTAN (Chanting): Friday October 19, 6-7pm Lead by Integral Yoga Teachers Third Friday of the month, 6-7pm
Donation $10 at the door November Kirtan led by SITA ROSE, from Yogaville Friday November 16, 6-7pm

FALL CLASSES & EVENTS

CANCELLATIONS due to WEATHER: Thur Oct 11, 6pm Mindfulness Yoga w/ Uma Melinda: CANCELED Sat Oct 12, 10:30am, Mindfulness Yoga w/Anne TBA 1. FALL classes: Sep-Dec. See calendar. 2. LAUGHTER YOGA w/Slash -Fridays 6-7pm except when it's on Sun. This month: Sun October 21, 10am. 3. IY Teacher Training starts Tue Oct 30-May 4. FULL! 4. ACCESSIBLE YOGA Training Oct 12-14: SOLD OUT!

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