The Vedas, the repertoire of ancient Indian wisdom, say that that yoga is not just a physical practice but an accurate science teaching us the way of living. One of their most sought-after programmes, the 300-hour teacher training in Rishikesh teaches Yoga as comprehensively as is mentioned in the scriptures, highlighted by the eight pillars of Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayam, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi. While the 200-hour teacher training programme lays the foundations, the 300-hour course advances and polishes that knowledge further. With special focus on hands-on adjustment, use of props and yoga anatomy the course builds confident and world-class teachers. This course is fit for those who wish to deepen their knowledge and technique of yoga as well as those who wish to teach. Breaking down the components of each asana or yoga pose, the students will learn to focus on gross as well as subtle elements of asanas. Following this, through advanced teaching methods, the students will be taught to guide every kind of body through a yoga class with a strong focus on props in therapeutic yoga as well as hands on adjustment techniques.
Set amidst the serene landscape of Rishikesh, this teacher training programme trains interested individuals in not only the theory of anatomy, physiology, asanas, body detoxification and teaching methodology. Over 300 hours divided between 31 days, students of this course are taught Hatha yoga, Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa yoga.
↪ Hatha yoga focuses on bringing a balance in the body by combining asanas, breathing awareness, pranayama and meditation.
↪ Focused on cleansing the body by removal of toxins through sweat, Ashtanga yoga fortifies and tones the muscles with a strong focus on postures and breathing pattern.
↪ Vinyasa yoga, on the other hand, consists of flexible body movements and deep breathing patterns accompanied by music.
All the teachers at Vishuddhi yoga live a yogic way of life and understand the fundamentals of this pure system and are very well-experienced and qualified. Learning yoga in the town of Rishikesh at the foothills of the Himalayas, where the holy Ganges and Chandrabhaga rivers meet, will be an experience of a lifetime for any seeker. Although the course offers beginner and intermediate levels, no prior evaluation is performed to assess the students that warrant a stress-free experience. This training curriculum gives customised help to each student ensuring impeccable postures and energy locks while breathing. People having a spiritual inclination gain a lot of authentic knowledge from the discussions on yogic philosophies and have recommended Vishuddhi yoga. Students of Vishuddhi yoga often say that the training sessions give them a fresh outlook towards life. On completion of the 300-hour teacher training programme in Rishikesh, students are not only more confident about their theoretical knowledge and practical application of yoga but also about being able to teach yoga explicitly to others.