Our Goal

This 200-hours Yoga Teacher Training is a Yoga Alliance certified professional course which will give you a strong foundation to start your journey as a yoga teacher all over the world. This certificate is respected globally, and we will take care for providing you as many tools and experience as possible, so that teaching Yoga will be safe and joyful.

Course Description

The course includes following area of study:

    • History and Philosophy
    • Anatomy and physiology for Yoga
    • Yogic anatomy
    • Teaching skills
    • Application of yamas and niyamas
    • Asanas
    • Pranayama /yogic breathing practice
    • Bandhas
    • Relaxation technics and meditation
    • Mantras
    • Mudras
    • Kriyas
    • Introduction to yoga therapy
    • Introduction to food body and Yoga
    • Ethics and business of yoga
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To Whom This Course Is Address

Most yoga styles are Yang in their asana practice, target the lengthening, strengthening of the muscles and releasing emotions out of them. In the Yin style it is the connective tissue and meridians (nadis) which are addressed releasing blocks in their flow.  This 200h Yin and Yang TTC is perfect for those who want to experience these different styles, (Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Hatha- Iyengar, restorative and Yin),  develop an understanding of the benefits of each and be able to choose the practice which will be the most beneficial according to different conditions, needs and priorities.

This 200h Yin and Yang Yoga TTC is a challenging three-week experience, demanding discipline and perseverance, where a basic knowledge of yoga postures and philosophy would be helpful and where a sincere desire to learn and being open to the teachings of yoga is essential.

Learning Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • The meaning and definition of Yoga, its origin and history. The different schools, lineage and the styles of Yoga. The Yoga philosophy through the traditional texts (eg Yoga Sutras of Patanjali).
  • The meaning, principle and benefits of the eight limbs (ashtanga yoga) and how to apply them in life and in class.
  • The Human Anatomy and physiology including all major systems of the body as well as the yogic anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.) and their interrelationships, as relevant to the work of a yoga teacher through their application to yoga practice (benefits and contraindication).
  • How to begin and develop a Yoga class according to Yoga principles and the characteristics of a good teacher – Sequencing and teaching methodology (establish priorities, demonstration, observation, assisting, correcting and evaluating).
  • The meaning, objectives and characteristic of 45 essential asanas. The method, the benefits of each and how to practice and teach them.
  • The method and benefits of essential breathing exercises (pranayama) and how to practice and teach them.
  • The meaning, definition characteristic and objective of meditation, the method and benefits of relaxation and meditation, how to manage stress and increase mind power.
  • To clean and detoxify the body.

Course Content

Yoga Teaching and Phylosophy

a. Definition and meaning of Yoga
b. Origin and History of yoga

  • Evolution of the teachings and philosophy of the yoga tradition
  • The 4 Paths of yoga
  • The different schools and lineage
  • The distinction between styles and method of Yoga
  • The traditional texts (eg: the Yoga sutras of Patanjali)

c. Ashtanga Yoga (The 8 limbs of Yoga)

  • Yamas
  • Niyamas
  • Asana
  • Pranayama
  • Pratyahara
  • Dharana
  • Dhyan
  • Samadhi

d. Practicing Yoga Philosophy in a Daily Basis

Anatomy and Physiology

– Anatomy and physiology including all major systems of the body and their interrelationships.
– Knowledge of biomechanics and movement as they relate to the practice of yoga.

a.  Cardiovascular System
b.  Endocrine System
c.  Nervous System
d.  Digestive System
e.  Respiratory System
f.   Urogenital Systems
g.  Muscular Skeletal System

Yogic Anatomy

a. Concept of Nadis (Energy Channels)
b. Concept of Panca Maya Koshas (Energy Bodies)
c. Concept of five Pranas/ Vayu
d. Concept of Granthis (Energy Blockage)
e. Concept of Tri Guna
f. The Seven Chakras

Teaching Skills

a.    Qualities of a Yoga teacher
b.    Four tools of teaching
c.    Evaluation and adaptation to specific conditions.
d.    Different type of yoga and teaching styles
e.    Ethics and business aspects of teaching Yoga.

Yoga Practices

– Application of yama and niyama.

– Asanas

a. Methodology

  • The Science of Asanas and their benefits
  • Standing Postures
  • Balancing
  • Forward Bending Postures
  • Meditation Postures
  • Back Bending Postures
  • Twisting Postures
  • Inverted Postures
  • Relaxation Postures
  • Sequencing

b. Practice:

  • How to come in and out of the posture
  • Common Mistakes
  • Adjustments/Modifications /Assisting into the posture
  • Benefits and Contraindications for each asana
  • Surya namaskar

c. Yoga with props

– Pranayama (regulated breathing exercises)

a. Benefits and Contraindications of the following Pranayamas according to Disease and specific condition.

  • Abdominal Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Full Yogic Breath
  • NadiShodhana
  • Brammhari
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalabhati
  • Sheetali&Sheetkari
  • Ujjayi

– Bandhas

a. Benefits and Contraindications of the following Bandhas according to Disease and specific condition.

  • MoolaBhandha
  • UddiyanaBandha
  • JalendaraBandha
  • MahaBandha

– Meditation and Relaxation Technics

a. Quick Relaxation Technique – A guided 10 to 15 minutes practice which helps release emotional and mental tensions. The student learns how to guide this and is free to apply it on his/her teaching practicum.
b. Deep relaxation technique
c. Yoga Nidra
d. Introduction to Vipassana meditation

– Mudras

a. What are Mudras and how to use them in yogic practice.

Chin Mudra
Jnana Mudra
Anjali Mudra
Shambavi Mudra
Nasikagra Mudra
Prana Mudra
Shanmukhi Mudra
Kechari& Kaki Mudra
Dhyana mudra
Mahamudra (The great attitude)
VipareetaKarani mudra (Reversing attitude)

– Mantras

a. Understanding the meaning and the use of mantras.
b. Chanting -sound therapy/vibration.

– Kriyas

  • JalaNeti (Cleansing of the Nostril Passages)
  • Trataka (Cleansing of the Eyes)
  • Kapalabhati (Cleansing of the Mind)
  • Sutra neti (Nasal cavity Cleansing)
  • KunjaliKriya (Digestive tract cleansing)
  • Nauli (Abdominal massage)
  • Basti (Intestine cleanse)

– Food Body and Yoga (introduction)

Teaching Practicum

a.  As final teaching practicum, the student should be able to deliver a led class of 2 hours of his/her authority. The led class will encompass all the elements seen during the training such as:

  • Sequencing
  • Flow of the practice and its limitations.
  • Contraindications for the given practice.
  • Ability to maintain the led class within the designated time.
  • Floor Management.
  • Body language, clarity of voice.
  • Ability to be present for the student.

Legal, Regulatory, and Business Issues

– Knowledge of current relevant laws and regulations impacting the work of a yoga therapist

– Basic knowledge of business practices relevant to the work of a yoga therapist, including record keeping and planning.

– Personal and Professional Development

  • Knowledge of the fundamental value of ongoing personal practice and skills.
  • Maintenance/development through continuing education.
  • Knowledge of when and how to seek advice and support for case consultation, educational advancement, and personal practice.

What Is Included On The Program?

  • Course manuals (200H Yin and Yang Yoga + 300H therapeutic essentials)
  • Accommodation
  • Digital books / documents / videos/ Mp3
  • Course tuition
    It includes 7 weeks of classes, 7.5 hours per day encompassing:
    a. General Asana Practice
    b. Yoga Philosophy
    c. Anatomy and physiology
    d. Yogic Anatomy
    e. Pranayama
    f. Meditation
    g. Assignments
    h. Teaching Practicums
    i. Karma Yoga
    j. Karma Yoga
    k. Kriya kit (neti pot, tong cleanser, eye cleaner)

    You will have access to yoga mats, bolsters, blankets, chairs and blocks during your time at yoga Chikitsa Nicaragua. If you want to bring your own yoga mat, feel free.
  • Evaluation
    Different types of evaluations will be taken into account for certification on this program:
    a. Teaching Practicums as well as Final Led Classb.
    b. Assisting to all classes as well as turning in all assignments/homework.
    c. Written Test and quizz
    d. Karma Yoga
  • Certification
    Upon successful completion of the program you will be given a 200 hours yoga teacher training certificate course.

    You will be eligible to register with yoga alliance for a 200 hrs yoga teacher.
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What Is Not Included On The Program?

  • Travel arrangements, airfare, insurance and any other logistics charges.
  • Food, however a kitchen is provided and restaurants are few min away with a range of prices of 3 to 15 US dollars.
  • Any emergency/hospital related issues you may have.

Daily Schedule for 200H

6h30- 8h30:

8h30 -10h:

10h- 11h15:

11h30- 12h45:

12H45- 15h 30:

15h30-16h30:

16h30-18h30:

From 18h30:

General Practice (2h)

Breakfast (1h30)

Theory class 1 (1h15)

Theory class 2 (1h15)

Lunch (2h45) and self studies

Theory class3 (1h)

Specific Practice (2h)

Diner and self-studies

6h30- 8h30:

General Practice (2h)

8h30 -10h:

Breakfast (1 h30)

10h- 11h15:

Theory class 1 (1h15)

11h30- 12h45:

Theory class 2 (1h15)

12H45- 15h 30:

Lunch (2h45) and self studies

15h30-16h30:

Theory class3 / Therapy (1h)

16h30-18h30:

Specific Practice / Therapy (2h)

From 18h30:

Diner and self-studies

Total hours of classes: 7.5 hrs/day with 2 days off
3.5h theory
4h practical

  • Schedule may differ slightly according to specific need.
  • Some hours of self-studies will be includes within the 3 weeks instead of Theory Class timing according to special event or group assignment.

Apply Now For Your 200 Hours Yin/Yang Yoga TTC!