Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

What is Hatha Yoga?

Hatha Yoga principally refers to all movement-based aspects of yoga. Yoga asanas or postures that form the core of Hatha Yoga are a way of manipulating the body and generating energies to achieve harmony within. “Ha” referring to Sun and “Tha” referring to Moon in Hatha Yoga are to denote the coming together of the opposites. A discipline practiced to prepare the body and mind for a higher consciousness, Hatha Yoga is believed to harmonize conflicting impulses and emotions. While there are innumerable postures that your body can perform, fundamentally, there are 84 recognized asanas of Hatha Yoga.

Our Hatha Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh is a study of the Primary Series of these asanas along with the know-how of its mental and spiritual significance. Today, yoga has been adapted into different stylistics, giving birth to a number of improvised and hybrid forms. But, our goal is to preserve the original approaches of the thousand years old asana forms of Hatha Yoga as formulated in the seminal Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Swatmarama because we believe that the multiple lifestyle benefits for which yoga is considered an alternative science can only be transmitted through its original form.

Find out what our Hatha Yoga Teacher Training entails:

  • Surya Namaskar with Mantra Awareness: Surya Namaskara or Sun Salutation is a sequence of 12 yoga postures, each to be performed physically in connection with a mantra, which is to be recited mentally at the time of sunrise to bring about complete spiritual realization.
  • SukshmaVyama: SukshmaVyayama refers to subtle yoga techniques, which are meant to revitalize your glands and joints. Each SukshmaVyayama sequence at the maximum is only 7 minutes long and you are free to perform it anywhere and anytime to experience immediate relaxation. At our Hatha Yoga teacher training course, you will not only be trained in the many different subtle yoga exercises but also be presented with an explanation of their mechanics according to the yogic science.
  • Standing, Sitting, Kneeling, Lying, and Supine Series of Asanas: This series of postures along with controlled breathing forms the core exercise routine of Hatha Yoga training. Continued practice of these asanas has a variety of health benefits. Though Hatha in Indian languages means willful or forceful, the postures included in this series are suitable for a gentle introduction to yoga.
  • Inversion Series of Asanas: Nourishing neurons and flushing out toxins, the inversion series of asanas encourages blood flow to the brain. The main benefits of inversion are reducing stress and anxiety, boosting mental power and concentration, and massaging of the abdominal organs facilitating better digestive ability.
  • Asana Benefits and Contraindications: A valuable part of our Hatha Yoga teacher training course will be learning about the mechanics of yoga and how each posture is beneficial. Regarding the same, you will be made aware of contraindications of the physical state in which performing certain asanas could mean harm. As a prospective teacher, you must know about contraindicative asanas of particular physical conditions like Asthma, back injury, Diarrhea, blood pressure, Insomnia, and so on.

Whom Is Hatha Yoga Meant For?

Hatha Yoga is the first stepping-stone for any beginning yoga learner. Encompassing a series of basic physical exercises, it attunes the practitioners to breathe with movement and prepares them to delve deeper into the significance of yoga.

Enroll in our Hatha Yoga Teacher Training if-

  • You are a beginner in yoga and looking for an introduction to the intensive yoga.
  • Your postures are less than perfect and you need to correct them with proper adjustment-alignment.
  • You are looking to get an insight into the therapeutic benefits of yoga.
  • You are interested in understanding the right ways to integrate your breathing with movement in your yoga practice.

We have our Hatha yoga teacher training centers in Nepal, Kerala, and Rishikesh. To know about yoga teacher training course fees, visit Fee Schedule

UPCOMING EVENTS

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

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Overview: 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Date: 07th Aug– 04th Sep 2018

Location: Rishikesh

Price: 1350 USD (Shared Room) or 1500 USD (Private Room)

200 Hour Ayurveda and Yoga Course in Kerala

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Overview: 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Kerala

Date: 07th Nov – 04th Dec 2018

Location: Kerala

Price:1650 USD (Shared Room) or 1800 USD (Private Room)

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Nepal

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Overview: 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Nepal

Date: 07th Sep – 04th Oct 2018

Location: Nepal, Pokhara

Price: 1700 USD (Shared Room) or 1900 USD (Private Room)