Yoga Teacher Training

yogauddannelse_04“First you learn yoga, then you teach yoga, finally you live yoga”
(Swami Satyananda)

The goal of this yoga teacher training is a personal development through an in-depth and comprehensive guide to yoga and meditation. You will develop a clear mind, a robust personality and a solidly trained knowledge which will be a secure foundation for teaching yoga and meditation.

A functioning body that you like to be in is one of the first effects of yoga and meditation. You’ll also get to know all the different sides of yourself and you shall accept yourself more and more exactly as you are. It makes you both comfortable and unafraid, you recognize your own abilities and allow them to develop. You discover that you can set your goals high and live in accordance with them. Attentive and affectionate, you can experience life, resting in yourself.

The long duration of the training ensures that yoga melts into your everyday life. The daily practice gives a focus for living life with clarity and energy, and the time spent in a yoga teacher group provides additional motivation. It is necessary for you as a yoga and meditation teacher to inspire other people in the long term. Already after one year into the training course you shall begin to teach. It gives you confidence to start your own courses while still in close contact with us and your yoga teacher group.

The whole training lasts from 3 to 4 years and consists of:

at least one 10-day Yoga & Meditation Retreat
five yoga teacher courses, YL I – V
one Prana Vidya Retreat and one Kriya Yoga Retreat
one 10-day Yoga & Meditation Retreat as a yoga teacher trainee
You can even choose to deepen your training with the yoga teacher course YL VI. If you want to learn more about yoga and nutrition, you can even join our yoga retreats, working in the kitchen.

The different subjects are:

Anatomy and Physiology
Pedagogy
Prana – perception of energy in the form of chakras, nadis and koshas
Yoga therapy in relation to the most common diseases
Psychology – the connection between mind and body, seen from the perspective of yoga and western psychology
Yoga philosophy seen through the scriptures Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Yoga Sutras Sanskrit – relevant Sanskrit words for yoga and philosophy
Yoga’s history and various branches
– and a vast amount of Satyananda Yoga techniques from Asanas, Pranayamas, Mudras and Bandhas, Hatha Yoga Kriyas to Yoga Nidra and Meditation.

The requirement for beginning the yoga teacher training is your desire to live your life with yoga. Before you begin the training, we recommend that you have participated in one of our 10-day Yoga & Meditation Retreats.

The training follows the guidelines from Bihar School of Yoga in India as well as the Satyananda Yoga Academy in Europe.

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