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About Yoga Teacher Training Course

Yoga Teacher Training in Ashtanga and Vinyasa “Flow”

Ashtanga Yoga

The Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training course is based on the eight limbed yoga philosophy of Patanjali and emphasizes on all the eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga, not only on Asana. There is a lot of emphasis on Yamas, Niyamas, Pranayama, concentration, meditation techniques and mindfulness. This comprehensive curriculum also includes Yoga philosophy including Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, yogic lifestyle and ethics, yogic diet, basic ayurveda, anatomy and physiology for yoga teachers and practitioners.
Our 200 hour teacher training course is around four week intensive program of study designed to give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to teach Ashtanga and Vinyasa ‘Flow’. Beginner to intermediate level practitioners are welcome to take this course as well. Your teacher training journey with us is as much about deepening your own practice and individuality as it is about gaining the skills to teach others. We passionately believe in the significance of your own journey of discovery and experience on the development of your unique personal voice and style as a teacher.

We are unorthodox and non-dogmatic in our approach towards yoga. We strongly encourage our students to bring in their own creativity, intuitions and spiritual experiences into their teaching styles. Your time with us will be spent on expanding your knowledge of asanas, paying particular attention to key alignment and anatomical structure to both benefit and deepen your own practice as well as teaching others safely.

This course is for you if you…

  • Want union and harmony between body, mind and soul
  • Want to learn and practice in a compassionate and non-competitive yet challenging environment
  • Are looking for a comprehensive, safe, well structured, anatomically precise yet intuitive approach
  • Wish to explore the subtler and deeper level of awareness
  • Have a strong desire and urge to share this divine art with anyone and everyone
  • Are ready to learn yoga beyond asana
  • Deepening your experience

Deepening your experience

In Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training you will learn to teach a broad range of yoga asana, experience how to draw on their spiritual benefits; practice alignments, modification and moderations; learn the art of hands-on-adjustment as well as pranayama and meditation techniques.

The art of teaching

To be able to learn the art of teaching you need to learn the art of practicing first. This yoga teacher training course will help you deepen your connection with your own inner being and the experiences. This will enable you to teach from your heart and personal experience rather than just from mind and mouth. Sampoorna Yoga Teacher Training program is a practical training designed to make you a confident and effective Yoga Teacher to all level of students. By the end of the course you would be able to teach a mix level open yoga class with confidence.

Teaching opportunities

There will be lots of opportunities for you to teach in our yoga teacher training program. You will start to teach one-on-one from day one and then progress to teach smaller groups before finally teaching full open classes by the end of the course. Students will also have regular opportunities to assist and adjust practitioners in the asana class. There will be an abundance of guidance on how to improve and enhance your teaching skills and how to plan and structure a class.

Know your body

Our classes in anatomy ensure an understanding of the key muscles and bones used in asana practice and their associated health benefits and contraindications. Substantial emphasis is placed on analytic training, muscular and skeletal anatomy and in depth analysis of anatomical and skeletal limitations and differences. The specially designed practical anatomy classes are the back bone of the alignment and technique class have often proved to be an eye opener to all the yoga practitioners.

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Sampoorna Yoga's 200/300/500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses (TTC) are registered with Yoga Alliance USA/Canada and Yoga Alliance UK. Students who will be certified from our school will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 200/500 (Registered Yoga Teacher).