Higher Education of Yoga and Ayurveda
“Integrating the Wisdom of Holistic Practices to Benefit our Communities and the World”
500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Overview
The intention for this 500 hour yoga teacher training is to advance the knowledge base, teaching skill set and personal practice of Yoga and integrated Ayurveda. Realizing our spiritual journey is the fulfillment of joyful purpose, each student learns through direct experience the sacred science of yoga and holistic practices that support the fundamental presence of ‘being’. With this information, we go out and do the work that we were given to do.
The modular format of this training provides you the opportunity to study yoga and Ayurveda formally at your own pace. Three training modules and weekly practice comprise the 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.
The 500 hour yoga teacher training includes:
• Yoga for Health, Wellness and Vibrant Living (HWVL)
• The Spiritual Path of Yoga (SPY)
• Finding and Living Your Dharma (FLYD)
• 24 Weeks of Practice
These modules can be taken in any order over a three year period. The modules are offered every year during the spring, fall and winter semesters. They are offered in both class and retreat format. Each module or immersion retreat has an experiential practice component and may include some or all of the following: yoga applications, philosophy, scriptural studies, Sanskrit, anatomy, physiology, sequencing, assisting/adjusting, integrative holistic health, advanced, therapeutic, and restorative postures, pranayama, meditation, mantra and outreach work. The curriculum builds on existing knowledge of asana, pranayama, meditation, and the art of living a yogic lifestyle.
The modular trainings offer each student the opportunity to learn and absorb the information at their own pace.
Each class session is blended teaching methodology that includes:
500 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Health, Wellness & Vibrant Living
The Spiritual Path of Yoga
Finding & Living Your Dharma