300 Hour Course Texts


​ Required:

  • Light on Life B.K.S. Iyengar
  • Light on Yoga
  • The Key Poses of Yoga, Ray Long Book 1 , Book 2
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Sri Swami Satchidananda
  • Yoga Teachers Toolbox, Joseph & Lillian LePage
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Brian Dana Akers

300 Hour Curriculum/ Weekend Intensives

Sadhana

  • Yama & Niyama as Advanced Sadhana
  • Yoga Sutras-Asana, Pranayama & Meditation
  • Origins of Asana & the Margas
  • Into the Fire-Teaching Yoga Technique,
  • Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Asana - Advanced Awareness

  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika & 84 Classic Asana
  • Asana-Cultural & Meditative Perspectives
  • Practice of Advanced Asana w/ Bandhas
  • The Subtle Body: Chakras, Granthis, Koshas Bandhas
  • Advanced Level - Gross Anatomy & Postural Alignment
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Pranayama-Advanced

  • The Science of Breath
  • Advanced Pranayama Techniques
  • Kumbhak with Pranayama
  • Nadis, Prana Vayus
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Pratyahara-Sense Withdrawal

  • Mudras for Reflection
  • Meditative Breath Practices
  • Meditation Concepts
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Dharana-Focus of the Mind

  • Vrittis
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Tratak
  • Space Clearing
  • Guided Meditations
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Dhyana – Concentration

  • Meditation – Learning to teach the Continuous Flow I
  • Introduction to Puja
  • Chants and their use
  • Meditation & Asana
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Samadhi – Transformation

  • Raja Yoga
  • Devotional Practices & Fire Ceremony
  • The Importance of Sacred Space
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching

Community, Business Awareness & Graduation

  • Teaching Diverse Communities (cultures, health, addiction etc.)
  • Retreats & Workshops
  • Yoga Business Practices
  • Final Project(s) due
  • Techniques, Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching 

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