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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
Last year's video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?