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During this unprecedented COVID19 period, Yoga Alliance has allowed us to go online and use Yoga to help others navigate this global pandemic.

Strengthen and enrich your yoga practice, while learning to safely and confidently teach Hatha Yoga in the comfort of your own home. 

You will gain the core yogic knowledge you need to become an exceptional yoga teacher while participating in this interactive yoga course online.   Upon completion of this course you will qualify for Yoga Alliance Registration,  allowing you to teach yoga professionally anywhere in the world. 


The integrated curriculum is flexible and offers you the opportunity to learn at your own pace.  It is taught by expert teachers with years of experience and 500 hr YA certification who will guide you on this yogic journey through the asanas, pranayama, mantras, and meditation.  Yoga training classes will be interactive and flexible.  Come transform with us and take away much more than a teaching certificate... 


-Full Yoga Teacher Training Program

-July 7 - Sept. 5, 2020 (with flexibility to extend deadline up to Sept. 30) 

-50% live interactive classes on Zoom and 50% pre-recorded to work at your own pace.

-Fees: $2,000 USD  ($500 deposit required to reserve place)

Course Syllabus


Practice of Transformational HathaYoga Asanas

  • Basic Transformational hatha yoga asana sequence includes over 80 positions 

  • Techniques of transformational yoga within the asanas

  • Surya Namaskar and Chandra namaskar (sun & moon salutations)

  • Basic preparatory joint movements to warm up & prevent injuries

  • Sanskrit names of all positions


Mantras : building awareness with vibrations & chanting

  • Seed Sounds for chakras: relaxation, purification, and activation

  • Five Element mantra

  • Invocation technique with mantra

  • Gayatri Mantra

  • Sanskrit training includes: chanting mantra, asanas, pranayama & other yoga vocabulary 


Theory  for Transformational Yoga

  • Functions of 7 chakras 

  • 5 bodies and Koshas

  • Pranic body and 5 pranas and their functions

  • Impurities of the 5 bodies, effects and purification techniques for each

  • Energy mechanics of Transformational yoga


History and Philosophy 

  • The Wheel of Yoga

  • Comparison and brief history of main branches of yoga

  • Patanjali’s Yogic philosophy and the 8 limbs of yoga

  • Intro to Yoga Sutras, Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita & the yoga tradition

  • History of Hatha Yoga


Pranayama - 'Control of the prana' 

  • Kapalabhati (cleansing breaths)

  • Nadi shodana (alternate nostril breathing)

  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)

  • Ujjayi (victorious breath)

  • Shitali & Sitkari (cooling breath)

  • Discussion on bad breathing habits and correction techniques

  • Conscious breathing techniques

  • Kewal Kumbhanka (peaceful pause)

  • Science of Swara Yoga Introduction

  • Breathing techniques for 5 Prana activation





  • Moola Bandha

  • Uddiyana Bandha

  • Jalandhara Bandha (throat lock)

  • Maha Bandha (the great lock)

  • Mudras

  • 3 Granthis    

 Meditation Techniques

  •  Various Osho Meditations (Kundalini, Chakra, Vipassana, Dynamic…)

  •  Meditations from the Tantras

  •  Walking Meditations

  •  Five body medtiation

  •  Eating Meditiation

  •  Observation and awareness techniques

  •  Yoga Nidra relaxation techniques

  •  Karma Yoga


 Teaching Methodology 

  • Principles of demonstration & observation

  • Assisting, modifications, correcting, instructing

  • Finding your own teaching style

  • Lesson planning

  • Ethical guidelines for yoga teachers

  • Classroom safety


 Anatomy and Physiology

  • Physical Anatomy and Physiology- basic knowledge of body systems including respiratory, digestive, circulatory, nervous, musculoskeletal, endocrine systems, fascia tissue, lymphatic system

  • Psychic Physiology of yoga:  Ida, pingala, shushumna

  • Kundalini theory

  • Nadis and the nervous system

  • Endocrine system and the Chakras

  • Health benefits of yoga techniques, contraindications, and theraputic use

  • Intro. to Ayurveda: body types & diet

  • Intro to chair yoga 

  • Kinesiology& mechanics of body movement


Yoga Teaching Methodology

  • Student teaching & observing 

  • Assisting in classes taught by others.

  • Basic healthy yogic lifestyle


© 2020 by Yoga with Adela

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