Yoga Teacher Training Topics

 

Yoga Teacher Training Topics

Some Useful Yoga Literature

 

 Yoga History and Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

Sacred Science of Yoga Guru-Shishya Prampara Deeksha
Deeksha and Daily Mantras Creating Right Conditions for Yoga  
Dr Sahdev’s Principles of Yoga Practice for Yoga     
Definition of Yoga Yoga and Sankhya Five Main Points of Yoga
The Four Paths of Yoga Styles of Yoga Sanskrit for Yoga
AUM – the Primordial Vibration   Historical Background of Yoga 
Vedic Philosophy  Introduction to Yoga Ashtanga – 8 Limbs of Yoga 
Summary of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras  Bhagvad Gita in a Nutshell Major Upanishads
Katha Upanishad Prashna Upanishad Mundak Upanishad
Mandukya Upanishad  Tatiriya Upanishad Aitareya Upanishad
Chhandogya Upanishad Brihad-aranyaka Upanishad Shvetashtara Upanishad
Kaivalya Upanishad Tantra Yoga Brahman, Brahma and Three Gunas
Origin of Universe Shiva and Shakti Yugas
 Karma and Reincarnation  The Five Koshas  Functions of the Mind
 Chakras, Nadis and Marmas Seven Chakras Mooldhara Chakra 
Swadhisthana Chakra Manipura Chakra Anahata Chakra
Vishuddhi Chakra Agya Chakra Bindu Chakra
Sahsrara Chakra Marmas and Fourteen Nadis Marmas and Yoga Practices
Marmas, Pratyahara and Pranayama Bija Mantras Purusha
     
     

 

 Teacher Training and Practice

Asanas

General Guidelines for Yoga    
 Tristhana Drishti Bandha
Ujjayi Surya Namaskar Chandra Namaskar
5 Tibetan Rites    

 

Standing Poses

 Tadasana Utkatasana Parivratta Utkatasana
Uttanasana   Padahastasana  Anjaneyasana
 Utthitta Hasta Padangushthasana Vrikshasana  Garudasana
 Natarajasana Virbhadrasana I  Virbhadrasana II
Virbhadrasana III Badha Virbhadrasana Viparita Virbhadrasana
Utthitta Parshvokonasana Badha Parshvokonasana Parivratta Badha Parshvokonasana
Utthitta Trikonasana Parivratta Trikonasana Parshvottanasana
Prasarita Padottanasana I Prasarita Padottanasana II Prasarita Padottanasana III
Prasarita Padottanasana IV Upveshasana

 

Sitting Poses

Dandasana Utpluti Dandasana  
Pashchimottanasana Janu Shirshasana  Parivratta Janu Shirshasana
Marichasana Padmasana  
Mahamudra Upavishta Konasana Parivratta Upavishta Konasana
Badha Konasana     
Kurmasana Ardha Matsyendrasana Gomukhasana 
Hanumanasana Paripurana Navasana  
     

 

Kneeling Poses

Balasana    
Vajrasana Virasana Supta Virasana
Ushtrasana Eka Pada Rajakapotasana Sukha Rajakapotasana
Parighasana  Singhasana

 

Supine Poses

Shavasana Apanasana  Supta Padangushthasana
 Setu Bandhasana Salamba Sarvangasamasana Nirlamba Sarvangasamasana 
 Viparita Karani Halasana Urdhvamukha Pashchimottanasana
Karnapidasana     
 Jathara Parivritti Matsyasana Anantasana 

 

Prone Poses

 Bhujangasana Dhanurasana Purana Shalabhasana 
Viparita Shalabhasana  

 

Arm Support Poses

Adhomukha Shvanasa Adhomukha Shvanasa II Tripad Adhomukha Shvanasana
 Urdhvamukha Shvanasana Vyaghrasana I Vyaghrasana II
Adhomukha Vrikshasana Chaturanga Dandasana Utthitta Chaturanga Dandasana
Bakasana  Parshva Bakasana  Ashtavakrasana
Mayurasana  Pincha Mayurasana Marjarisana
  Salamba Shirshasana Vrishchikasana
Urdhva Dhanurasana/ Chakrasana Vashishtasana Vishvamitrasana
Chatushpada Pitham   Purvottanasana  
     

 

Pranayama

     
     
 
 
 

 

 

Meditation

     
     
 
 
 

 

 

Kriyas and Mudras

Shatkarma  Neti  Dhauti 
Nauli  Basti  Kapaal Bhaati 
Traatak     
     

 

 Teaching Methodology

     
     
 
 
 

 

 

 Anatomy and Physiology

     
     
 
 
 

 

 

 Ayurveda

     
     
 
 
 
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