Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course
Advanced Teachers Training Course
Wednesday, July 5 – Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Taught by: Srinivasan & Swami Paramananda
Tuition: $2310 – $3740
The Advanced Yoga Teachers’ Training Course allows graduates from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course to deepen their spiritual practice and their study of Hatha Yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja Yoga, anatomy and Sanskrit.
The ATTC is designed as a way for Yoga teachers to deepen your understanding of basic Yogic principles and strengthen in your Sadhana, spiritual practices. During this month-long intensive the student experiences the purifying and transformative power of an intermediate level Yoga practice. This unique and informative training course will help you dive deeper into the path of meditation focusing on the more subtle aspects of Yoga. The course is taught by senior disciples of Swami Vishnudevananda and is considered to be the next step after the 200-hour Yoga Teachers’ Training Course.
ATTC Program Curriculum
The goal of this training program is to produce qualified and inspiring yoga teachers who are able to draw on their own practice and personal discipline while imparting the yoga experience to others.
The curriculum is based on the Five Points of Yoga, which can be understood through the practical application of the traditional Four Paths of Yoga. The intensive daily schedule includes two meditation sessions, two yoga classes, two lectures, and one hour of service within the ashram community. One day a week is lecture-free.
The curriculum includes the following:
Course Topics and Details
4:30am Wake Up and Self-Guided Kriyas
6:00am Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am Asana Practice
9:00am Anatomy & Physiology
10:00am Organic, Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am Karma Yoga (Selfless Service)
12:00pm Study of Raja Yoga or Sanskrit
2:00pm Main Lecture on Vedanta
4:00pm Asanas & Pranayama
6:00pm Organic, Vegetarian Dinner
10:30pm Lights Out
Students enjoy special programs, festivals, concerts and symposiums that are offered during evening satsangs. There is one weekly day off. During the day off students are only required to attend morning and evening satsangs and to perform their Karma Yoga.
During their free time, students are welcome to enjoy the services of the Well-Being Center or the daily workshops offered at the ashram; students can also explore the ashram’s vicinity or take the time to rest in the garden.
* Attendance at all activities is mandatory. Changes in the program may occur from time to time.