Learn how to teach Yoga classes – an intensive 4-weeks International Yoga Teachers‘ Training at Yoga Vidya Ashram in Germany, Europes biggest and leading Yoga teacher’s institute – with more than 20 years of experience in training Yoga teachers and advanced yoga teachers trainings. More than 12,000 graduated content Yoga students successfully completed our trainings. Our experienced Yoga Trainers will provide you with a solid teaching know-how and the necessary background – an unforgettable experience!
Live and practice yoga as you learn to teach it. This intensive training gives you hands-on experience to the classical yoga way of life which has been adapted to suit western culture.
Yoga is a practical system for developing the entire personality. Its benefits include good health, happiness, success, and peace of mind. Yoga Vidya teaches a holistic approach to classical yoga. It is an integral approach that was developed by Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh, and brought to the West by Swami Vishnu-devananda.
Here at Haus Yoga Vidya, we present a synthesis of all the major techniques of yoga. Students find that continued practice enhances all aspects of life.
Yoga Vidya offers this 4 weeks intensive International Yoga Teachers‘ Training course in Bad Meinberg, in the beautiful, pastoral region of northern Germany. Located about an hour south of Hannover, Bad Meinberg is an historic spa-town with clean air, fresh water, and miles of rejuvenating hiking trails. The perfect environment for your spiritual journey to evolve. Please join us for this deeply life-changing experience.
Teaching yoga is a fulfilling task that demands a dedicated personal practice as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the ancient teachings of yoga.
This course provides you with a thorough educational base for your own personal practice, as well as the skills to teach a variety of classes to all types of students. Upon successful graduation you will receive a widely accepted certificate, and Yoga Alliance 200 certification. If your aim is to develop your personality or experience yoga at a deeper level, this course is highly recommended.
This is your opportunity to connect to your intuition, awaken your life energy, and enhance your personal aura. There will be lectures and workshops giving you the necessary theoretical skills to teach. You will also work in smaller groups to refine your practical skills. This course is also recommended for people who simply wish to experience yoga at an in-depth level and who desire enhanced personal growth with no obligation to teach.
During this intensive course you will be living and practicing yoga 24 hours a day for four weeks.
|6.00-08.30 a.m.||Morning Meditation, Chanting, Lecture. Early morning is a time of strong spiritual vibrations; this will aid your meditation and help it to grow deep and intense.|
|8.45-11.00 a.m.||Asanas, Pranayama, Relaxation class|
|12 noon||Karma Yoga* (selfless service for 45 minutes to one hour), leisure time|
|2.00-3.45 p.m.||Lecture, Workshop|
|4.00-6.10 p.m.||Asanas, Pranayama, Relaxation, teaching skills in small groups of students|
|6.10 p.m.||Dinner, Leisure time|
|8.00-10.00 p.m.||Evening Meditation, Chanting, Lecture|
* every student helps for 45 minutes with different work in the house. Karma Yoga, selfless service, is an important Yoga aspect for personal and spiritual growth
Exam: There will be written and practical exams at the completion of Yoga Vidya Teacher Training Course.
Upon completion of the 4-Week-Intensive TTC course and exam you will be awarded a yoga teachers certificate by the Yoga Vidya Teachers Association (BYV). This certificate enjoys wide recognition and you are also eligible for the RYT 200 hour Yoga Alliance registration.
There are two organic nutritious lacto-vegetarian/vegan meals every day (brunch at 11.00 a.m. and dinner at 6.10 p.m.). The meals are served buffet-style and include both hot and cold dishes, and are prepared with love and care; all ingredients are strictly organic. If you have special requests, please notify us at least one week in advance.
Fridays are reserved for your leisure, from 9.30 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. there will be no classes. You can use the time for walks, cycling tours, swimming, saunas, trips into the country and relaxation.
A basic knowledge of asanas and the philosophy of yoga is helpful. You need not be an advanced student to attend the Yoga Vidya Teachers' Training Course. However, the course is demanding and requires your discipline. Participation in all classes, lectures and seminars is mandatory. Meat, fish, eggs, tobacco, caffeine and alcoholic beverages are strictly forbidden during the course. Additionally, we recommend you read "The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga" by Swami Vishnu-Devananda before entering the course.
Your room will be ready at 3.00 p.m. the day of your arrival. There is a yoga class at 4.00 p.m. and dinner at 5.30 p.m. The course will officially start at 7.00 p.m. Departure time on the final day is 1.00 p.m. Due to the intensity of training it won´t be possible to arrive later or depart earlier, or to miss a day in between. There is a shuttle service from the train station in Horn-Bad Meinberg (If you plan to use this please notify us at least 3 days prior to arrival).
After you complete the Yoga Vidya 4 week teacher training course, you are eligible to join the Yoga Vidya Teacher’s Association (“Berufsverband der Yoga Vidya Lehrer”). It is one of Europe’s leading institutions in the education of yoga teachers. It offers an extensive range of continuing education, advanced training and courses in yoga and relatied topics to teachers from all traditions.
Completion of the Yoga Vidya 4 week intensive TTC certifies you at the Yoga Alliance 200 level following your application to the Yoga Alliance organization.
Acharya Harilalji - completed his Yoga Teacher training course and Advanced Yoga Teacher Training course at Sivananda Ashram in Neyyar Dam, Kerala, attaining the title Yoga-Acharya. Afterwards he lived and taught yoga in Sivananda Ashram both in Kerala and the Himalayas for 1 1/2 years. Furthermore he completed a seven month full-time diploma course/ practice in yoga therapy (Yoga Therapy Instructors Course) at Prasanthi kutir, Bangalore with 'A' grade. In his teaching he easily recognizes both weak and strong areas in his students physicality and accordingly can suggest different asanas or variations depending on the individual. He is also the tutor in 'Nagelil' Ayurveda Medical College in Idukki district, Kerala and focuses on bringing the different aspects of yoga together in his teaching.
Fernando Machado Silva - yoga teacher, vedanta course leader and vedanta meditation course leader, studied drama, literature and philosophy. Worked as an actor and assistant director for 12 years, practiced with many professional artists and techniques (e.g. BioMechanics, Butoh Dance, Clown, Contact Improvisation, Tai Chi, Chi Gong and Yoga).
Date: July 03 - July 31 in 2022
Location: Bad Meinberg
Title: Yoga Teachers Training TTC in English (intensive, 4 weeks)
Instructor: Harilalji, Fernando Machado Silva
Shared room € 2.455; Double room € 2.929, Single room € 3.420;
Dormitory/tent/camp mobile € 2.080
Price includes accommodations, all trainings, classes, teachings, certification and vegan/vegetarian meals.
You can reach Bad Meinberg by flight and train.
Flight to Frankfurt/Main International, connecting flight to Paderborn-Lippstadt, bus from airport to Paderborn main station, train to Horn-Bad Meinberg station, pick-up service
Flight to Frankfurt/Main International Airport, train from Airport Train station via Kassel (or various other connections) to Horn-Bad Meinberg station, pick-up service
Flight to Hannover Airport, Train “S5” (direction “Paderborn”) from airport to Steinheim/Westfalen station. From there we can provide pick-up service.
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