Yoga Teacher Training

Ayurveda & Yoga: Health for a Higher Purpose

Live the yoga lifestyle, centred around service and spiritual practice.

Curriculum

Module 1: Anatomy & Physiology For Yoga
350hr: Develop a fundamental understanding of Western Anatomical science, and be empowered to facilitate safe classes for a variety of injuries and conditions. Explore some of the foundational concepts of Eastern Anatomy & Physiology.
500hr: Expand your understanding of the body by looking deeper into the Eastern elements of Anatomy & Physiology. Discover the dhatus, malas, srotas, and prana, tejas, and ojas.

Module 2: Yoga Physiology
350hr: Delve into the mind-body-spirit complex.
Discover the Gunas, Nadis, Sheathes, Charkas, and Pancha Vayus.
500hr: Expand your knowledge of the nadis and the central channels of the Sushumna, Ida, and Pingala. Explore how an understanding of Yoga Physiology can support us on the path of healthy living & self-discovery.

Module 3: Philosophy, Ethics & Lifestyle
350hr: Yoga is so much more than what happens on the mat. In this module we look at the yoga-system as per the Bhagavad-Gita, investigate the true meaning of yoga, and explore the yoga-lifestyle.
500hr: In this module, we look at some of the traditional principles of yoga such as Dharma & Sanatan Dharma (purpose); Service; ethics and etiquette.

Module 4: Yoga Techniques
350hr: Learn practical techniques for health and wellbeing. We’ll cover over 50+ foundational techniques, including postures, breathwork, mantra & kirtan, and relaxation. We’ll also cover a study of teaching cues according to different schools of thought, and help you develop your authentic voice as a teacher.
500hr: Build on your foundational understanding of asana by learning the art of vinyasa (hatha-flow); plus, learn techniques to advance yours’ and your student’s practice.

Module 5: Teaching Methodology
350hr: Learn about the Art of Teaching – how to demonstrate, communicate, and hold space as a yoga teacher.
500hr: Learn about pacing and timing for teaching, and adapting your delivery to suit different learning styles. We’ll also look at how to deal with challenging situations as a yoga teacher (such as managing illness & injury).

Module 6: Integrative & Practice Teaching
350hr: Design and facilitate effective classes for a variety of different students and settings (such as one-on-one’s, group classes, workshops, and retreats) while maintaining yours and your students safety.
500hr: Learn holistic assessment techniques that allow you to confidently work with your clients in a personalized manner. Set physical, mental, spiritual, and therapeutic goals, monitor progress, and implement coaching techniques to support students on their journey. In this module, we also look at developing your product line: signature classes, courses, retreats, and more!

Module 7: Ayurveda for Yoga
350hr: This specialty subject enables you to use Ayurvedic principles and techniques to support and inspire physical and mental wellbeing.
500hr: Assist clients in gently cleansing with yoga lifestyle applications: Kriya, Pranayama, Yoga-Asana, Meditation, & a Sattvic Diet.

Resources
Tap into our library of guides, classes, quizzes, class plans, and templates to help on your teaching journey.

Scope of Practice

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Anatomy and Physiology as per the Eastern school of thought (Ayurveda & Yoga).
  • Develop a greater understanding of the mind-body-spirit complex in order to confidently deliver a holistic approach to private sessions, group classes, workshops, and retreats.
  • Deepen your understanding of the meaning of yoga as per the teachings of the Bhagavad-Gita and knowledge derived from the Vedas.
  • Increase confidence as a student and teacher by expanding your knowledge of the path of self-discovery, including practical implementation of daily personal sadhana to support spiritual growth.
  • Cultivate an understanding of how yoga heals the mind and body.
  • Discover how to incorporate working with the energy of the dosha’s and maha gunas into your classes and practice to support physical health and mental equilibrium.
  • Learn the current recommended ancient techniques and practices for spiritual advancement in this day and age, and how to pass them on to others.

Delivery

  • Monthly 2-day intensives conducted in person or online via zoom.
  • Weekly 1hr live zoom practice yoga classes
  • Weekly 1hr live zoom educational classes
  • 500hr students will have access to a weekly 1hr Training Clinic zoom class
  • Access to our content platform for all including video training tutorials for all techniques, theory modules, resources, and theory assessments.
  • Theory assessments will be due at the end of each month; practical assessments will be conducted at each monthly live training intensive.
  • The 500hr practical assessment will be conducted in the students own time; and will be created, delivered and offered feedback with Sami (mentoring).

Faculty

Recognition & Insurance

This course is registered with Yoga Australia.

Investment

200hr: $3300 (GST inclusive)
500hr: $5000 (GST inclusive)
150hr (post graduate/continuing education): $1500+gst
Business on Purpose: additional $2000+gst

Payment plans are available for all courses @$250/month until the total cost is paid off (with an additional $500 fee).

Course Dates

Course start date: January 2023

Sign Up & Payment Options

Secure your spot with a $250 deposit and our friendly team will be in touch to complete your enrolment, including helping you choose the course level that’s right for you. Or for further questions, contact Sami: sami@livetoserveacademy.com

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