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Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)

Welcome to the transformative journey of Yoga Teacher Training (YTT). Whether you`re an avid yogi seeking a deeper practice or aspiring to guide others on their yogic journey, YTT is an enriching experience that goes beyond the physical postures. In this blog, we`ll explore the profound aspects of yoga teacher training, from self-discovery to teaching methodologies, and how it can shape not just your practice but your entire outlook on life.

The Call to Adventure: Choosing YTT

Embarking on YTT is a personal decision driven by a passion for yoga and a desire to share its benefits. Explore the reasons behind your decision and understand that this journey is about more than just becoming a certified yoga teacher – it`s an opportunity for self-discovery and growth.

Dive Deeper: The Yogic Philosophy

YTT is not just about perfecting asanas (yoga poses). It delves into the rich philosophy of yoga, exploring ancient texts like the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita. Learn about the eight limbs of yoga, ethical guidelines (Yamas and Niyamas), and how these principles can be applied both on and off the mat.

Mastering the Asanas: Physical and Energetic Anatomy

Understand the mechanics of the human body and how each yoga pose affects it. Dive into the energetic anatomy, exploring the subtle body, chakras, and the flow of prana (life force energy). This knowledge enhances your practice and equips you to guide others safely.

Finding Your Voice: The Art of Teaching

Discover the art of teaching yoga – from creating a sacred space to effectively cueing and sequencing. YTT empowers you with the skills to adapt to different student needs, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for all practitioners.

Cultivating Mindfulness: Meditation and Breathwork

YTT introduces powerful tools for cultivating mindfulness. Explore various meditation techniques and pranayama (breathwork) practices that not only deepen your own practice but become valuable tools to share with your future students.

Community and Connection: Building Lifelong Bonds

YTT is a shared journey, and the bonds formed with your fellow trainees are often as transformative as the training itself. Embrace the sense of community, support, and camaraderie that develops during your training.

Beyond Certification: Integration into Daily Life

As you approach the end of your YTT, reflect on how the teachings can be integrated into your daily life. Yoga is not just a practice; it`s a way of living. Consider how you can share the wisdom gained with the world and continue evolving on your path.

Conclusion

Yoga Teacher Training is a profound and life-changing experience that goes beyond the mat. It`s an exploration of the self, a deepening of your practice, and the stepping stone to guiding others on their own yogic journey. Embrace the process, savor the knowledge gained, and get ready to share the transformative power of yoga with the world. Namaste!

Explore Our Yoga Teacher Training

Our training focuses on deepening one’s understanding of yoga philosophy, asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, and teaching methodologies. It aims to empower aspiring yoga teachers to guide others on their journey towards physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Marylene

Marylene is a Yoga Alliance RYT-500 yoga teacher and PhD graduate in Osteopathy who specializes in Yoga anatomy, therapeutic applications of yoga, corporate yoga and yoga for depression, stress, and anxiety. Coming from a corporate career, she perfectly understands how everyday demands can get in the way of a healthy body and healthy mind. Passionate about the human body, she makes it her mission to teach her student the safe alignments and benefits of yoga.

Nitish

My name is Nitish, and I am a dedicated yoga teacher from the Himalayas in India. With a primary focus on Yoga Anatomy, Hatha, Vinyasa, and precise alignments, I have been passionately teaching for the past seven years. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Yoga Therapy from S-VYASA University in Bangalore and a Master’s degree in Yoga Therapy from JRRSU University in Rajasthan. Additionally, I am a certified yoga instructor with over 1000 hours of training. My experience encompasses teaching practitioners of all levels, helping them navigate their unique yoga journeys with expertise and care.

Lena

Lena is an incredible and dynamic yoga and advanced stretching teacher. Her background is in competition gymnastics and yoga so she has a profound understanding of the human body. In present – stretching, yoga and fitness instructor, preferring to combine styles and make functional healthy trainings aimed to improve flexibility, mobility, body control, healthy breathing and awareness, as well as recovery after activities.

Charlotte

Originally from Sweden, Charlotte is based in Bali since 8 years where she lives and practices her passions in life. Certified ayurvedic practitioner and yoga teacher, Charlotte has a background in Clinical Psychology and works both individually and in group format of all three fields of expertise. As a practitioner Charlotte accompanies patients back to a balanced organism based on the Ayurvedic principles but also integrates them in her teachings, both in yoga and psychotherapy. Certified in traditional Samkhya yoga and Ayurveda from the institute of Mumbai, she was also trained in Ashtanga in Mysore and Bali.

Dada

Dada has been a practising monk for over 20 years. He was searching for spiritual answers since childhood and finally introduced to holistic practices of yoga pose, meditation, and Tantra and Rajadhiraja Yoga in 1993. In 1999, after several years working in the corporate world, Dada’s strong vision for spirituality led him to a major turning point in his life when he decided to leave his job and immerse himself fully in a devoted path of yoga. He went on to pursue training in India as a sannyasin, senior yoga monk.

Nina

Nina always has a great deal of passion for living a healthier and a peaceful life and her pursuits for happiness guided her to learn and teach yoga. Nina believes yoga can play an instrumental role in revolutionizing one’s life for the better and wants to use her knowledge for the sole purpose of helping others. Her primary objective is to ignite the process of deep personal transformation by sharing her knowledge and understanding of the art and science of traditional yoga.

Joseph

Joe has devoted the last ten years studying yoga and music, discovering that yoga can help to realize true happiness, inner peace, and strength in day-to-day life. He studied music and Chinese medicine while balancing this with yoga practice to maintain a clear mind and reduce stress. He then traveled to India and Bali to study yoga and has now made Bali his home. Exploring the art and science of yoga has given him enthusiasm for sharing the knowledge and physical practice to benefit all of us.

Bipin Ji

Bipin Ji was born & raised in Rishikesh & his passion for Yoga led him to pursue formal training and earn multiple certifications in various styles of Yoga • 500 HRS ERYT 2017, Certificate of Appreciation at International(Rishikesh, India), Certified yoga teacher from International Yoga & Meditation Society(Rishikesh, India), Gold Certificate in Yogathon at Swaminarayan Ashram(Rishikesh, Masters in yoga which gave him learning of Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Adjustment & Alignment, meditation, pranayama and Yin Yoga. With a diverse range of expertise, Bipin can cater to practitioners of all levels, from beginners to advanced yogis, tailoring their classes to suit individual needs.