YOGA Asanas

  • Practical techniques and asanas (physical postures)
  • General indications on teaching a class
  • The basic class structure of Yoga
  • Course structure for learners
  • Asana Variations for beginners and elementary and advanced
  • Modifying asanas for people

Pranayama

  • Abdominal breathing
  • Full Yogic Breath
  • Anuloma Viloma
  • Eight Advanced Pranayama

Bandhas and Kriyas

  • The three bandhas : Jalandhara, Moola, Uddiyana
  • The six kriyas: Jala and Sutra Neti, Nauli, Dhauti, Basti Tratak, Kapalabhati

Meditation

  • What is Meditation
  • Meditation vs Concentration
  • Why meditate
  • Guide to Meditation
  • The different methods and steps for meditation
  • Deep Relaxation / Yoga Nidra

Mantras

  • Mantra chanting
  • Mantra Initiation

Four ways of Yoga

  • Raja Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Jnana Yoga

Yoga Philosophy

  • Eight members of Raja Yoga
  • Three Gunas
  • Maya, Prakriti , Brahman
  • Three Bodies, Physical, Spiritual Astral
  • Internal Instruments, mind, intellect, ego and subconscious
  • Pancha Kosha

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Yoga sutras
  • The eight body systems
  • Column and its disorders
  • The difference between yoga and physical culture
  • Alignment adjustments and modifications
  • Yoga as therapy

Diet and Nutrition

  • What is Ayurveda
  • Basic Ayurvedic Remedies
  • Yoga Diet
  • Effect of diet , nutrition and lifestyle on the body and mind
  • Body types and proper diets

 

 Teaching Techniques 

  • Psychology Teacher
  • Psychology student
  • Correction and technical guidance
  • Motivation Techniques
  • Communication techniques
  • Structuring and planning classes and workshop