500hr Yoga Teacher Training

Our intensive 2 year yoga teacher training course.
You're ready to teach from the day you graduate.

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500hr Yoga Teacher Training Course

Hitchin Studio
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This is a yoga teacher training course that covers all aspects a general yoga teacher would need to go out into the wider world and start teaching. The course covers anatomy and physiology, asana, philosophy, energetic practices, pranayama, meditation, teaching practices, professional development, and self development.

The 500 hour yoga teaching course is two years in length and intense. There is homework, practice work, analysis work, philosophical work, written work, drawing work, mantra, mudra, and teaching practice.

Year 1 takes a broader approach that introduces the concepts, philosophical texts, energetic practices, anatomy & physiology, teaching practice and begins broadening the students ways of thinking.

Year 2 takes things deeper. In-depth analysis of asana and relation to the energetic practices, integrating yoga philosophy on and off the mat, focusing teaching practice, professional and personal development, the business of yoga teaching.

500hr Syllabus

The Physical Body

The courses take an indepth look at how the body moves through time and through space. The course will look at the way the body uses chemicals to transfer energy within its microcellular structures and how these change as we age.

The course includes:

  • Muscular Skeletal System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System & Mechanics of Breathing
  • Lymphatic System
  • Endocrine System
  • Digestive System
  • Reproductive System
  • Stress & Autonomic Nervous System
  • The nature of impermenance
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    The Energetic Body

    Included in the course are a more indepth look at the way the body can change energetically. The changes occur both at a physiological and mental level. The practices are slowly built over time so that graduates understand how to use them safely, when to use them safely, and just in which way they affect the practitioner.

    The course includes:

    • Theory of Prana
    • Pranayama
    • Mudra & Bandha
    • Relaxation
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Pratyahara
  • Dharana
  • Dyana
  • Samadhi
  • Yoga Philosophy

    Sanskrit in the context of yoga and mantra. Mantra and philosophy is combined with powerful asana practices that use subtle methods to deepen your understanding - taking your yoga to a whole different level. If you think you know yoga - think again.

    • Aum
    • Sanskrit Alphabet
    • Om Shanti Shanit Shanti
    • Gayatri Mantra
    • Bija Mantras
  • Sun Mantras
  • Sutras 1-4
  • Om Mani Padme Hum
  • Guru Mantra
  • So–Haam
  • Philosophy & Psychology of Yoga

    We offer a unique way to view yoga through traditional teaching of yoga philosophy and applying it to everyday life both inside and outside the studio - on the yoga mat and off. See yoga in the light of thousands of years.

    • Aum
    • Bhagavad Gita
    • Upanishads
    • Sutras of Patanjali
    • Hatha Yoga Pradipika
    Lesson Planning is an import aspect

    Practical Application

    Teaching all these things is just lovely, But what about the practical application of the theory? We start you teaching from the start. Even if you are attending the course for personal yoga development - the best way to learn is to teach :) We ensure you teach safely, encompassing all types of students, all ways of learning.

    • Asana Principles & Adjustments
    • Contraindications
    • Modifications
    • Counterposes
    • Class structuring & Sequencing
    • Domains of Learning
    • Aims and objectives
    • External Assesments

    Personal Development

    Yoga teacher training is always always always a blossoming of you. Our mentoring and personal development system allows you to grow through self examination. The truth is in there. We aim to produce a balanced, self posessed, well rounded individual that has shed the years of slavery to their emotions and the stallions or wolves of their minds.

    • What are you
    • Who are you
    • What defines you
    • What controls you
    • A new perspective
    • Think you're worth it?
    • Left hand right hand
    • The burglar
    • The universe and you

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