300-HOUR ADVANCED TRAINING COURSE

 
 

The Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Course is suitable for both the existing teachers or just serious practitioners who would like to deepen their knowledge and strengthen their practice. The six week or 300-hour course consists of three modules, which are 100 hours each, or two weeks in duration, and is registered with the Yoga Alliance. Trainees can obtain an RYT-500 certification upon successful completion of the course. The course is recommended for those who have already successfully completed a Foundation teacher training course.

 

WORLD YOGA ALLIANCE Certified
Training COURSE


300 HOUR CERTIFICATION YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
MAY 15 – JUNE 26, 2016

Advanced Module 1

Asana, The Art of Sequencing (100 hours)


The training will focus specifically on the proper sequencing of asanas, and achieving a balanced distribution of energy within your physical body as a result of correct sequencing of asanas in your yoga practice.

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Advanced Module 2

Pranayama, The Energy Body (100 hours)


 

In the second session of the advanced teacher training, we explore the meaning of prana, the lifeforce energy, and how to control and manipulate the prana to preserve it in our life. From understanding breathing mechanics, we can experience the main techniques of pranayama and bandhas as taught by the ancient texts and yogis, preparing the respiratory channels with proper kriyas. This course is based on the second chapter of Hatha Yoga Pradipika manual, in which we are also reminded that Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga are mutually dependent on each other in order to bring about the highest result.

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Advanced Module 3

Meditation, The Soul and Spirit (100 hours)


The third session will focus on the processes of attention and concentration to reach the state of meditation and finally of samadhi, the ultimate bliss. A physical, ttpsychological and philosophical understanding of the mind structure will lead the students to the ability of managing the mind’s activities to attain the state of yoga. The final goal of Yoga is to achieve complete self-realization and karmic freedom. What is to be awakened is the inner receptivity to a life force within.

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A DAY IN ADVANCED TRAINING


7:00 am – 9:30 aM Asana & Pranayama practice
9:30 am – 11:30 am Healthy brunch buffet at Vikasa Life Café.
3:00 pm – 7:15 pm Theory & methodology followed by practice.
7:15 pm – 8:15 pm Healthy dinner buffet at Vikasa Life Café.

1 day off per week (Saturday)
* schedule may vary

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Konstantin Miachin

Course director, founder of Vikasa Yoga Academy

Konstantin ‘Kosta’ Miachin is the founder of the VIKASA YOGA METHOD. Kosta resides in Koh Samui most of the year when he is not otherwise training or teaching in other countries. A Latvian native with extensive time spent in Canada, Europe, America and Asia, Kosta is very much a global yogi with a global vision. Kosta’s passion for yoga blossomed in 2004 when he set out on his own journey of self- discovery. This journey has taken him to the far reaches of the world, from remote Himalayan ashrams, to his initiation by a master monk in a sacred Sak-Yant ceremony in the North East of Thailand. Kosta has undergone extensive training and was certified with five different schools: Yoga 23, Sivananda Yoga, Mysore Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Andiappan Yoga and Universal Yoga, and maintains close ties to many other yoga schools around
the world.

WILL LAU


Universal Yoga, Theory and Practice of Mandala Vinyasa

Will is a duo-lineage holder for two influential yoga systems for modern day yoga practitioners: UNIVERSAL® YOGA 500-hour RYT, graduated from Andrey Lappa and JIVAMUKTI® YOGA Advance Certification graduated from David Life & Sharon Gannon. Will passionately serves yogis especially in Asia where he teaches in Hong Kong, Shanghai China and Taiwan. Will was the Teacher Training Mentor (2010 & 2011) alongside David Life and Sharon Gannon for Jivamukti Yoga 350-hour Training in New York, and Teacher Training facilitator for Universal® Yoga 200-hour TT (2011-2013) alongside Andrey Lappa in PURE YOGA Hong Kong and China. Vigorous in his style, tender in his words – Will offers a class that pushes students to their limits, freeing their hearts and ultimately stilling their minds.

WILL LAU


Universal Yoga, Theory and Practice of Mandala Vinyasa

Will is a duo-lineage holder for two influential yoga systems for modern day yoga practitioners: UNIVERSAL® YOGA 500-hour RYT, graduated from Andrey Lappa and JIVAMUKTI® YOGA Advance Certification graduated from David Life & Sharon Gannon. Will passionately serves yogis especially in Asia where he teaches in Hong Kong, Shanghai China and Taiwan. Will was the Teacher Training Mentor (2010 & 2011) alongside David Life and Sharon Gannon for Jivamukti Yoga 350-hour Training in New York, and Teacher Training facilitator for Universal® Yoga 200-hour TT (2011-2013) alongside Andrey Lappa in PURE YOGA Hong Kong and China. Vigorous in his style, tender in his words – Will offers a class that pushes students to their limits, freeing their hearts and ultimately stilling their minds.

YOGI AMITRAM

Theory, Philosophy, and Practice

Yogi Amitram is the founder and director of Rishikesh Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh, India. His grandfather, Yogi Ramswaroop (Guruji), was his first Yoga Master who sowed the seed of yogic lifestyle in his soil of consciousness in his childhood. During his university education he continued his studies to deepen his knowledge about yoga, attending teacher trainings and workshops at Bihar School of Yoga, Anand Prakash Ashram, Tripura Yoga Ashram, and Patanjali Yogpeeth. He managed to study and practice several styles and traditions of yoga as Patanjali Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, classical Kundalini Yoga and Kriya Yoga, sharing his experiences with many other seekers.

 

INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE $5000

Course price includes meals

 
 
 

ALL COURSE PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED
    All educational classes, academic fees and learning materials such as workbooks and charts for you to keep
  • FULL ACCESS
    Full access to Vikasa Yoga Retreat facilities such as WIFI, infinity pool, massage spa, chill out lounge and gym
  • ALL MEALS PROVIDED
    A special meal plan designed to maximize your training potential including vegetarian and Thai food options
  • AIPORT PICK UP
    Friendly airport pick-up by the Vikasa car from the Koh Samui airport. (Available for any flight time)
  • GRADUATION
    A graduation ceremony and celebration with your classmates, including your RYS Vikasa Yoga certification
  • CERTIFICATION
    Yoga Alliance standard RYS – 200 certificate upon successful completion
  • FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES
    Access to create your own individual yoga franchise using the Vikasa Yoga Method and Vikasa Yoga name
  • HAPPINESS
    Ultimately you will get much more than you paid for. Safe and inspiring environment. New friends for life. Unlimited love and care. Beautiful memories. Things money can’t buy.

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