OVERVIEW of 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh
200-Hour Sattva Yoga Teacher Training
Are you ready to follow your Passion and take your life and practice to the next level? If the answer is yes, then you have come to the right spot. The Sattva Yoga Academy 200-HR Yoga Teacher Training is the gold standard of Yoga Teacher Trainings and will mark the beginning of your radical transformation and a successful career as a global yoga expert. Connect with like-minded individuals from around the globe. This training is well suited for beginners and intermediate students. This training is designed for someone who wants to be a teacher. It is also for those who want to deepen their practice and understanding of yoga or simply improve their quality of life.
The Sattva Yoga Academy 200-HR training is considered by many as the most comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training available anywhere in the world today. It attracts students from around the world and produces authentic, confident, knowledgeable and empowered Yogis.
At Sattva Yoga Academy, students study the core essentials of a Sattva Yoga life practice. The 200-HR training prepares students to be yoga teachers and to live as Masters in all moments of life. The course is certified by Yoga Alliance as foundational training. Sattva Yoga Teacher Training is about more than learning to teach a class. It is about deeply understanding the teachings so they may be shared with any audience in any setting. It offers transformation and personal evolution in the heart of the birthplace of Yoga, Rishikesh, India.
Training is coupled with spiritual immersion into the yogic lifestyle practice. Sattva Yoga Teacher Training is designed to immerse students in the physical, mental, and spiritual states of Yoga so they emerge as students and teachers of wisdom as well as practice. Rather than just becoming a yoga teacher, Sattva Yoga Academy Teacher Training is about coming into your strong spine with a fierce presence, and the free life that allows for being a teacher from wherever you stand in your community.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE
Access to timeless Vedic and Yog-Vedantic wisdom, straight from the source in the Himalayas.
Learn the transformative yoga practices of Sattva Yoga, an integrated approach.
Hatha, Kriya, Pranayama, Mantra breakdowns will be led by Sattva Master Teachers
Initiation into Sattva Meditation Technique
Sattva Yoga 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training class sessions on Meditation, Raja Yoga, Mantra, Chanting, Sacred Rituals, Pranayama, Breathwork, Kriya Yoga, Mudras, Tantra, Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Laya, Sound Healing, and much more, all stemming from the Yog-Vedantic Tradition.
Manuals to support all the 200-Hour YTT topics including Supreme Wisdom, Meditation, Energetic Body Studies, Asanas, Mantra, Kriyas, Pranayama.
Small Group Practice Teaching sessions with mentorship by Sattva Yoga Academy Master Teachers, scheduled to accommodate your time zone.
Access to Sattva Connect (over 1000 recorded videos of Sattva Yoga Practices), an online platform worth $210/year.
Worldwide Sangha with a Vibrant Community
Opening Ceremony + Havan Sacred Ceremony
This training is certified by the Yoga Alliance. After the completion of this course, you will be awarded a 200-Hour RYT certificate from Sattva Yoga Academy to enable you to apply to Yoga Alliance.
CURRICULUM of 200-Hour SATTVA Yoga Teacher Training
1) Sattva YTT Gyana 1 Module – Foundations
Guidelines of Sattva YTT
History of Yoga
Integrated Approach at SYA
Unity of Paths
Introduction to Meditation (Raja Yoga)
Meditation Practice Breakdown – Meditate 40 days straight
Initiation to Bija Seed Sound
2) Sattva YTT Hatha Asana Module Part 1
Understanding the Foundations, Origins, Principles and Purpose of Hatha
Types of Postures – Purpose and Benefits
Sattva Principles of Alignment
Sattva Principles of Movement
Core Principles of Safe and Efficient Practice
Hatha Asana Breakdown
Principles of Aware Yogic Movement
Hatha Asana Breakdown
Surya Namaskar Classical, A, & B
Sattva Intelligent Sequencing
Cues and Instructions
The Art of Alignment & Adjusting in Asana
Teaching Methodologies for Asana
3) Sattva YTT Gyana 2 Module –Yoga of Supreme Wisdom and Understanding
How to create a class – 7 Sattva Aspects, 3-Wave Class Structure – Class Settings
Teaching Styles: Teaching Methodology
Refining Your Voice as a Teacher
How to teach: Sattva Kriya Kundalini
How to teach: Sattva Integrated Hatha
How to teach: Sattva Vinyasa
How to teach: Sattva Yin/Slow Flow
How to teach: Sattva Kriya Sets
And more extras
The Sattva Yoga Academy 200-Hour Teacher Training in India includes:
Certification of completion when all requirements have been met. The certificate enables you to register with Yoga Alliance USA as a 200-Hour RYT.
Exclusive Sattva Yoga Academy manuals, approved by Yoga Alliance and distributed only at Sattva Yoga Academy trainings.
Accommodation at the luxurious Sattva Retreat Center with attached bathroom, in room a/c and views that include the river, pool and mountains.
Three delicious organic meals per day, plus morning and evening chai and herbal tea.
Use of campus facilities such as free wi-fi, swimming pool, steam room, etc.
A welcome bag full of surprise goodies
Full immersion into a unique yogic culture
Outdoor excursions that include caves, temples, waterfalls, or local mountain villages
Direct access to Sattva global community of like-spirited yogis around the world
Full guidance of senior experienced and dedicated faculty.
Opportunity to teach at Sattva studios and retreats and also to be featured on Sattva streaming site www.sattvaconnect.com
Prices do not include airfare, ground transportation to and from the academy, tips, or personal items
SAMPLE OF SCHEDULE 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Example of a typical day:
6.30 – 7.00 am Puja
7.00 – 7.45 am Meditation
7.45 – 8.30 am Herbal Tea, Fruit, and Silent Reflection / Journaling
8.30 – 10.30 am Morning Asana and Kriya Practice
10:30 – 12.30 am Breakfast in Silence, Morning Break
12.30 – 2.30 pm First Session. Understanding Yoga (History, Philosophy, Core Principles, Teaching Methodology, Queuing, Language, Purpose, Observation, Voice, Taking Your Seat as a Teacher)
2:30 pm – 3.30 pm Lunch
3:30 – 5.30 pm Second Session. Yoga Anatomy and Principles Of Sattva Yoga
5:30 – 6.45 pm Asana, Kriya, Breakdown with Adjustments or Evening Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, Yoga Nidra Practice
6:45 – 7:00 pm Aarti
6:45 – 8:00 pm Dinner
8:00 – 8:45 pm Third Session. Satsang, Sutras Explanation, Chanting, Community Time
*There will be some afternoon time free and one day a week will be off. In that day the schedule above is followed until 10:30 am and the rest of the day may be either free time or an optional group excursion/adventure.
Included in the program can be also a sacred pilgrimage to temples in the lower Himalayas and to the Ganges River.
Please consider this schedule is flexible.
Some sessions will be decided according to the progression of the groups.
For 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, the only prerequisite for students is that they have an open mind and an appetite for learning and growth. At least 6 months of practice is recommended though not required.
Upon acceptance to the course, the student is expected to be present for every class and complete the course work.