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  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $2,400.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $2,850.00
  • Om Cabin - Dormitory (3-4 beds) – $2,850.00
  • Om Cabin - Double (Dorm) – $3,300.00
  • Siva Cabin - Double (shared) – $3,800.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $4,400.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Triple (shared) – $3,600.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $5,400.00
  • (All prices include $2,400.00 base amount)

** All options include 2 vegetarian meals, 2 yoga classes, and 2 satsangs.

Location: Grass Valley, CA

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Advanced Teacher Training Course (ATTC)

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

June 3 - July 1, 2019

Description

The Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course (ATTC) allows graduates from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC) to deepen their spiritual practice and study of Hatha yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja yoga, Anatomy, and Sanskrit.  Advanced Yoga Teachers Training couse is another opportunity to practice under guidance in a supportive atmosphere with long-time (up to 30 years) yoga practitioners and teachers. Advanced yoga teachers training course gives you a boost of energy and clarity. The program is similar to the 200 hour yoga teachers training cousre and should not be perceived as a course only for experts.

Curriculum

ASANAS

  • The twelve basic postures in depth
  • Practice of classical advanced variations
  • Precise corrections
  • Deeper understanding of Hatha Yoga

PRANAYAMA

  • Extended practice of Anuloma Viloma
  • Advanced pranayamas
  • Proper use of the Bandhas

VEDANTA

  • The philosophical schools of India
  • Analogies of the supreme reality
  • Study of Vedantic meditation techniques
  • Explanation of Vedantic mantras

RAJA YOGA

  • In-depth study of the Yoga Sutras from Patanjali
  • The mind, its mystery and control
  • Detailed study of the eight steps of Raja Yoga

BHAKTI YOGA

  • The nine types of Bhakti
  • The five attitudes of devotion

SANSKRIT

  • Learning the Sanskrit alphabet
  • Correct pronunciation and spelling of the mantras and hymns

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

  • Study of the nervous system, brain, endocrine glands and how they relate to the practice of asanas, pranayama and meditation

KIRTAN (MANTRA CHANTING)

  • Positive effects on the emotions
  • Correct pronunciation and mental attitude
  • Learning of classical Sanskrit songs

DIET

  • Subtle aspects of the vegetarian diet
  • Proper nutrition according to the three-Dosha theory of Ayurveda

Daily Schedule

4:30 a.m…………Wake up
5:00 a.m……….. Advanced Pranayama class
6:00 a.m………..Satsang (meditation, chanting and lecture) or silent walk
7:45 a.m……….. Asana class – 1 Hour
9:00 a.m…………Anatomy and physiology lecture
10:00 a.m……….Vegetarian Brunch
11:00 a.m……….Karma Yoga
12 noon………….Raja yoga or Sanskrit lecture
2:00 p.m…………Main lecture (Vedanta, bhakti yoga, karma yoga)
4:00 p.m…………Advanced asana and pranayama class
6:00 p.m…………Vegetarian Dinner
8:00 p.m…………Satsang (meditation, chanting, and lecture) or special program

Certification

CERTIFICATE OF YOGA ACHARYA

  • Upon successful completion of the examination, participants receive an internationally recognized diploma from the “Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy” of Rishikesh, situated in the Himalayas, and the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres and Ashrams with headquarters at Val Morin, Quebec, Canada. The title Yoga Acharyameans master of Yoga.

YOGA ALLIANCE

  • Certified by the worldwide Yoga Alliance for the 500 hours standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS).

Pre-requisite

Successful completion of the Sivananda Teachers Training Course (TTC).

Languages

The course will be offered in English with simultaneous translation into Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.

Teachers

Swami Sitaramananda
Swami Sitaramananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, who is a direct disciple of Swami Sivananda and was nominated acharya, senior teacher, by him in 1989.  She is presently acharya of US West coast Centers and Ashrams as well…
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Swami Jnaneswariananda
Swami Jnaneswariananda joined the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in 1995 and has been director of centers and ashrams in Canada and Italy. She teaches Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Anatomy, and Vedanta at Teacher Training Courses in North America, Italy and India.…
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Swami Dharmananda
Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm for many years and is in charge of the karma yoga program.  He is a faculty of the Sivananda Institute of Health (SIHY) and is one of the main teachers of…
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Swami Adi Parashaktiananda
Swami Adi Parashaktiananda is a dedicated Sadhak and Hatha Yoga practitioner and teacher, graduated from Sivananda Teachers Training Course in 2007 at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, CA. He took the first monastic vow from Sivananda lineage…
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