100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Certified & Recognised Course by Yoga Alliance
We are aware that not everybody has the chance or the will to undertake complete training in one go. However, this should not prevent you from moving the first steps into the world of yoga. For this reason, we offer the possibility to begin your training starting with a 100 hours yoga teacher training course. We want to guarantee the same high-quality standard for all our students. So, this course corresponds and matches with the first half of our 200 hours of yoga teacher training course. The duration is of 11 days, inclusive of the opening ceremony.
At the conclusion of the training, you will receive a certificate recognized by Yoga Alliance US and UK both.
In order to achieve a licence for teaching, you will have to continue your education and complete the remaining 100 hours yoga teacher training course. You are entitled to do so with us, at any time later, or with any other school in the world.
This training gives the opportunity to experience community life with a touch of ashram lifestyle; have a more wide understanding of the asana (both hatha and ashtanga style); to learn about alignment and adjustment of the body; in addition to pranayama, mantra, yogic philosophy/ yoga anatomy, ethics of a yoga teacher and teaching practice.
Ashtanga in Sanskrit means eight limbs, mentioned in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra. This technique of yoga contains harmonizing the breath with a succession of postures. This process produces powerful internal heat and a plentiful, cleansing sweat that purifies muscles and organs. The result is enhanced circulation, a nimble and strong body, and a composed mind. Ashtanga Yoga contains different groups of asanas and teachings on vinyasa, drishti, bandhas, mudras, and philosophy. This is a great chance for students to practice and know their level of ability, in a supportive group environment and with the inspiration and guidance of a guru. Ashtanga can be a perfect foundation for home practitioners and also those who want to teach professionally once they know the arrangement of poses.
According to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, there are eight limbs of yoga. Out of which the only one involves postures (asana). Hatha means forceful or determined in Sanskrit. Hatha yoga includes a set of asanas (postures) that are designed to align your body. These postures are designed to line up the physical channels of the body so that energy can easily flow (especially in the spine). The word Hatha is translated as Ha- the Sun which is masculine and Tha- the Moon which is feminine, which in turn represents the balance in nature and also within us all. Through Hatha Yoga, we can create balance and unite opposites. Hatha teaches us the balance of strength and flexibility in each pose. It has immense health benefits and is an efficient way to distress. The teachers at Upaya believe, Hatha to be a powerful tool for Self-realization and transformation, teaching them various techniques to master control over the body by skillful breathing and meditation practices.