Practice yoga outdoors while enjoying the views of magnificent snow-covered mountains in the distance, the gentle murmuring of the creeks and breathe the pure, vibrant air of the Himalayas as you prepare for a lifelong journey of discovering and sharing the manifold benefits of yoga and meditation.
The Himalayan Yoga Institute offers an authentic approach to yoga developed by the Himalayan yogic masters who have been passing on this time-tested and subtle knowledge for the benefit of all. While providing a thorough training in asana, mudra, bandha and kriya it probes beyond mere physical practice into the realm of higher yoga and meditation and facilitates the awakening of the subtle pranic energies within ourselves.
Our training courses are of outstanding quality, marked by excellence and attention to detail. They are the most thorough and comprehensive ones you will find, while allowing you to experiment within your own body, mind and spirit and experience the incredible transformation initiated by the practices for yourself. Expect to discover new realms beyond your limited sense of self and find a love and joy never felt before. Expect an adventurous journey into your inner being.
The YTT is a unique, profoundly transforming and personal experience that is designed according to the ancient gurukula educational system which integrates the student's daily life and personal practice into the yoga training. For 3 and a half intense weeks of ashram living, students strengthen their own yoga practice through self-discipline and probing into the nature of mind, body and spirit. They also build a firm foundation which enables them to teach others intuitively and with confidence.
The YTT provides a fantastic opportunity to awaken or deepen our yoga practice, meet old and new friends, and to be a part of the global yoga community which is growing each day. The best part is: we get to understand that everything we need is already within us. The practices can lead us into accessing our gifts and beauty within, which then can blossom forth and inspire others. The experience provides a great way to find long lasting happiness, peace and the ability to share the yogic lifestyle with others.
Graduates of the course receive internationally recognized certification. Certified by the worldwide Yoga Alliance for the 200 hours standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS).
This teacher training is for aspiring teachers as well as yoga practitioners who would like to deepen their practice. You will also be introduced to the profound aspects of the Yogic tradition, including the philosophy of Yoga, Vedas (Upanishads) and the original, esoteric teachings of Tantra.
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 in imparting the yoga experience to others. Our courses focus on both practical and theoretical aspects, with an emphasis on the student's personal development in yoga and meditation.
The yoga teacher training course offers a scientific, systematic and contemporary approach to Yoga studies, practice and research. Our aim is to impart comprehensive knowledge regarding the physical, intellectual, spiritual and social aspects and effects of Yoga.
The intensive daily schedule includes two meditation sessions, two yoga classes, two lectures and about an hour of service to the ashram community. One day a week is lecture-free.
Find out more about the YTT curriculum: http://www.himalayanyogainstitute.com/yoga_teacher_training_curriculum/