The 7 days yoga course at Vivekananda Yoga School, Rishikesh India is best for beginners or advanced level yoga students.
Yoga is the lovely subject in which many yoga lovers fell into love. Many seekers are doing or learning yoga through digital electronic devices or the internet and for those this intensive course is best. Our this intensive 7 days course fits those who are connected with yoga indirectly but beginners in the field. This course is a beginning practice based on "camel drinking water" technique means learn all yoga techniques in 7 days and practice couple of months to get expertise, as the camel drink water and store it in the hump and use the water in next several days.
The course is also best for intermediate level students who want to practice more asanas or who have scanty practices in some hard asanas. The best part of this course is that course can be joined easily if you have just a piece of a month.
We believe that yoga should be accessible to all people, regardless of their experience level or physical ability. We only require that you bring an open heart and mind.
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About the Subject (Ashtanga Yog (8-limbed yoga))This dynamic, physically demanding practice synchronizes breath and movement to produce an internal heat designed to purify the body. Ashtanga yoga, with its many vinyasas, is great for building core strength and toning the body. Prepare to sweat as you briskly move through a set sequence. Ashtanga Yoga was founded K. Pattabhi Jois.
Ashtanga yoga literally means "eight-limbed yoga," as outlined by the sage Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. According to Patanjali, the path of internal purification for revealing the Universal Self consists of the following eight spiritual practices:
1- Yama [moral codes]
2- Niyama [self-purification and study]
3- Asana [posture]
4- Pranayama [breath control]
5- Pratyahara [sense control]
6- Dharana [concentration]
7- Dhyana [meditation]
8- Samadhi [absorption into the Universal]
The definition of yoga is "the controlling of the mind". The first two steps toward controlling the mind are the perfection of yama and niyama. However, it is "not possible to practice the limbs and sub-limbs of yama and niyama when the body and sense organs are weak and haunted by obstacles".
A person must first take up daily asana practice to make the body strong and healthy. With the body and sense organs thus stabilized, the mind can be steady and controlled. With mind control, one is able to pursue and grasp these first two limbs (Flynn)
Yoga Teacher Training Course : Student EligibilityAnyone interested in learning ancient traditional yoga and its applied science, with the ability to follow the instructions and a lecture in English (or in the language for which a translator is specified being offered for certain courses) is welcome to join our YTTC.
The applicant's age should be between 18 to 60 years age at the time of admission.
The applicant should be in a good physical condition to accommodate our busy schedule of at least 6 to 9 hours of class daily. 3-4 hours of class per day is dedicated to the physical (asana) practice of yoga, however we do not spend this entire time doing the physical practice ourselves.
We also break down the postures, studying them individually as you practice. Therefore, it is not required to be in "perfect" physical condition to take our YTTC. We believe that yoga should be accessible to all people, regardless of their experience level or physical ability. We only require that you bring an open heart and mind.
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