Program Overview – Yoga Teacher Training – 200 Hours Yoga Vidya Gurukul was founded in 1978 by Yogacharya Dr Vishwas Mandlik as a non-profit organization. We have been conducting Yoga teacher training programs since 1983. We have more than 18000 yoga teachers certified yoga instructor for kids India, 4500 yoga teachers in foreign countries and more than 300,000 yoga students all over the world.
This teacher training program is holistic in approach which covers all aspects of yoga lifestyle. Based on ancient teachings, ashram experience is life transforming which brings positivity to the everyone. This program is suitable for beginners, or intermediate yoga practitioners or even advance practitioners who want to learn teaching methods and understand deeper scientific aspects of yoga practices such as asanas, pranayama, meditation, life style. Preparatory movements -More than 30 basic and preparatory movements to warm up the body, muscles and align the joints are taught in the program.
These movements help prevent injuries during difficult yoga poses. Yoga positions – Yoga teacher training program includes about 90 different yoga poses starting with poses for beginners and intermediate level and some advance poses are included but it is for those who can do it easily. Meditation – Including Chakra Meditation, Prana Meditation, So Ham Meditation, Mantra meditation and Revitalizing Meditation. Yoga poses to revitalize the body and mind. Dhouti, Partial master cleanse or Lagoo Shankha prakshalana from the Hatha Yoga Tradition.
Hatha Yoga – History, philosophy, asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha and cleansing techniques. Introduction to ayurveda, ayurveda body types, ayurveda diet. Functioning of various organs, endocrine glands and other systems which are affected by yoga practices. This includes practical training, micro teaching lessons, practice sessions, workshops, Yoga lesson planning, Yoga education system, self study, Yoga class coordination, managing your Yoga class etc. For Foreign Nationals only – On arrival Taxi pick up from Mumbai airport to Nasik ashram is complimentary.
Note – Foreign currency exchange is available at request. Nasik is about 1800 Ft or 580 metres above sea level. Regular Trains, Bus service and Taxi services are available to reach Nasik. We can also provide an airport pickup service directly to our ashram. For information about the Teacher training course, you may contact our affiliated centres and ask about the feedback and other enquiries. Guru We teach INDIAN TRADITIONAL YOGA.
Our School is joined to the great tradition of Swami Satyananda Saraswati of Bihar School of Yoga. Before applying please read the following articles on Asana and the style of yoga we teach. We teach as per the traditional Indian Style of Yoga, according to the classical books of Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Ashtanga Yoga based on Patanjali Yoga Sutras. This course covers Yoga from basic to advanced techniques from the classical texts of Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. Yoga philosophy, education, yoga therapy are subject of study, research dedication. On 21st September 2008, BKS Iyengar visited Yoga Vidya Gurukul ashram in Trimbak, and addressed the Yoga teachers and students attending Yoga teacher training course and talked on his own experiences and various Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, he enlightened the students with his great guidance on the Yogic path.
I am taken to heaven at Yoga Vidya Gurukul as the place is blessed with the bounty of nature and yoga being a natural method in evolving each individual in yogic sadhana, those who practice here are already blessed by God with good environment. May yoga flourish in these beautiful surroundings. May Patanjalis blessings be upon all Sadhakas. Venue of Course – Vishwa Yoga Darshan is the perfect place for you to practice yoga and live healthy life style. It is situated in the mountain range of Sahyadri. The new ashram has become popular as it offers a stress free Yoga lifestyle in a natural environment.
The ashram is in the vicinity of Lord Trimbakeshwara, one of the 12 most important and auspicious Shiva Temples in India. Lord Shiva is the origin of Yoga Tradition and this makes the location of the ashram more significant. Millions of devotees visit the Shiva temple annually. Meditation facilities, medical facilities including emergency services are also provided. Herbal treatment to various problems is also provided to the students.
Accomodation The ashram provides lodging facilities to students. A student is provided with an independent section in a room. A bed, mattress, blankets, sheets, pillow and mosquito nets are also provided, the room is self contained with an attached toilet block. Hot water is available for 24 hours in every bathroom. A clean drinking water from Ashram water reservoir is available which is filtered in the ashram with out use of chemicals. An independent wardrobe with a locker with key is provided to every student.