Ananda Marga Yoga Teacher's Training Course

 

 

 Modules I e II:  Setember

On completion of course you will receive :Ananda Marga Yoga teachers Training and Yoga Alliance certificate. 

AMYTT course:

Ananda Marga teaches Yoga as a tool for transformation in order to give a universal perspective about life, spiritual awakening and overall well-being to all students, seeing Yoga not only as a tool for individual progress, but also as a means of improving human society.

Ananda Marga centers in over 120 countries, run by full-time volunteers or nuns and monks that dedicate their lives to teaching Yoga and Meditation in order to awaken consciousness of all individuals at a physical, mental and spiritual level.

Teaching Yoga is a type of service. A way of touching other human beings with love, so that they also, can be better prepared to navigate the path of life.

This course has therefore very transforming contents! As one of our students says:

"I feel transformed by the programme! I feel full of strength, wisdom and courage to teach Yoga to others. The feeling of love and unity within the group was outstanding. I will keep this in my heart and take it wherever I go".

The programme of AMYTC is open to Yoga students of all levels. Giving all participants a solid base on Ananda Marga spiritual practices including technical and practical knowledge of yoga postures or ásanas and their teaching methodology, yoga philosophy, anatomy and physiology. This 9-day residential programme allows all participants to experience all this classes in the calm and inspiring environment of Casa Shanti.

It is specifically dedicated to those who already have some contact or knowledge with Ananda Marga and its practices or that have a very sincere interest in Yoga, Meditation and its way of life.

 

Why is this the right course for you?

  • Learn how to introduce Ananda Marga as a unique Yoga practice

  • Learn how to teach Ananda Marga Yoga at a professional level

  • Deepen your understanding of Ananda Marga practices

  • Acquire qualifications to become an outstanding instructor

  • Become a member of the growing worldwide community of Ananda Marga instructors

 

Lecturers:
 

 

 

Acarya Ananda Ragamaya
Is a nun of Ananda Marga since 1990. She has dedicated her life to Yoga and meditation, targeting to make a significant and positive change in the world by her teachings, music and the joy of life! She has knowledge and experience of other types of yoga such as Synergy Yoga, Iyengar, Shivananda, Ashtaunga and has the ERYT 500 certification of the Yoga Alliance. She has taught in the Far East, India, Europe, USA and Central America, with current base in Jamaica leading an NGO for women and children. Her efforts continue to help people to improve the quality of their lives through Yoga, meditation, other well-being practices, education and social service programs.

 

 

Acarya Vishvarupananda

Dada has been a monk in the Ananda Marga tradition for over 26 years and has given personal instruction to numerous aspirants during that time. Dada has received additional training with Ananda and Kripalu. He has been teaching professionally since 2000 including college credit classes at George Washington, Maryland and American Universities. He has co-organized numerous weekend and five-day retreats for students and has led yoga teacher trainings in different parts of the world.

 

Study Program:

The course is divided into two parts: Theory and practice. 

The theoretical part will cover history of Yoga, philosophy and psychological fundamentals of Yoga, Tantra and the science behind the practices.

The practical part of the course deals with the instruction of Yoga postures following the style and system of Ananda Marga, incorporating several other techniques that will reinforce the variety of ásanas (including alignment techniques, preparation and alternative postures); simple techniques and exercises to teach meditation courses; tips for speaking in public and didactic methodology; anatomy and subtle anatomy (cakras and kosas) and physiology from the perspective of a yoga posture; focusing in the importance of a consistent and regular personal practice.

  • The history of Yoga and different types of Yoga

  • How to introduce Ananda Marga's as a unique practice of Yoga

  • Simple techniques and exercises for the instruction of meditation

  • Tips for speaking in public and other didactic methodology

  • Guidelines for techniques of ásanas, alignment, alternative postures and preparations

  • Physiology and subtle anatomy

  • The history of neuroscience behind Ashtanga Yoga and Biopsychology

  • Instructor practical experience on stage

 

Important information:

This Yoga instructor training is composed by two out of the four modules that make the complete 200-hour-course certified by the Yoga Alliance and is given by an expert and professional team of educators.

By the end of these two first modules, a temporary certification will be emitted, while the final certificate will be emitted at the end of all four modules (200hrs) directly by the Yoga Alliance.
 

It is possible to join modules 3 and 4 of the AMYTT before modules 1 and 2 if:

  • You have one year's yoga experience

  • You have done extensive pre-study of Ananda Marga asanas prior to the training

 

Official site of the international course: http://amytc.net/
Last year's video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFlQj8KGdG0

 

What to bring:

One block, one belt and one blanket per student for the ásana practice.

 

Daily programme:

AMYTC is committed to offer the most inspiring yoga classes, Kiirtan (mantra chanting), daily meditations and delicious vegetarian meals. Every day holds an in depth program with diverse teaching and learning experiences.

06:00 Wake up
06:45 Yoga class
08:00 Dharma cakra / collective meditation (including dharma shastra, svadhyaya, kaoshikii e tandava)
09:00 Light breakfast and Karma Yoga
10:00 Lecture
12:30 Individual meditation

13:00 Lunch, free time and karma yoga
15:00 Lecture
17:30 Lecture and free time
18:00 Dharma cakra / collective meditation
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Lecture
21:30 Avartha Kiirtan
22:00 Good night

Note: There will be Monabrata (silence) from 22:00 to 10:00.

 

 

Contribution (modules1 and 2):

Contribution (including meals and accommodation): 790€
Discounted rate for payments received before 30th July : 640€
Discounts for WTs, LFTs and family acaryas. Please talk to us for more information.
Payment can be made in three installments: 230€ (July)+ 330€ (August)+ 230€ (Sept.)
To sign up email geral@prama.pt or call any of the following numbers: (+351) 213523113, (+351) 960135278. (The organization may request students to attend a pre-enrollment interview where appropriate).

A down payment of 30% is necessary to make your enrollment effective by May 15th. This amount will not be reimbursed in case of cancellation. Payments can be made in person at the Prama center or by bank transfer. (NIB bank details will be given at the time of enrollment).

 

Dates and schedules :

Modules 3 and 4: Waiting for a date confirmation

  • Contribution (including meals and accommodation): 790€
  • Discounts for WTs, LFTs and family acaryas. Please talk to us for more information.
  • To sign up email info@prama-oeiras.pt or call any of the following numbers: (+351) 

    214 408 017, (+351)964 022 990. (The organization may request students to attend a pre-enrollment interview where appropriate).

 

 

A down payment of 30% is necessary to make your enrollment effective by May 15th. This amount will not be reimbursed in case of cancellation. Payments can be made in person at the Prama center or by bank transfer. (NIB bank details will be given at the time of enrollment).