Yoga Hohm 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training
and Advanced Yoga Studies Program
2019-2020 Course is currently in session
The Yoga Hohm 200 Hour Teacher Training and Advanced Yoga Studies Program is designed to give sincere yoga students a working knowledge of the traditional, authentic aspects of yoga in order to become not only knowledgeable yoga teachers, but also harmonious human beings by deepening his or her own personal practice. The teachings are from a centuries old lineage. Through a process of self-study and self-exploration, students are given tools to bring the yogic teachings into their daily lives to develop inner strength and discover the true Self.
The program includes:
This portion will cover the fundamentals of gentle/restorative, beginner and intermediate asanas (poses). Students will learn about alignment of poses, injury prevention, energetic actions, benefits and contraindications. Categories include standing poses, seated poses, backbends, inversions, and restorative poses
The Art of Teaching
This portion will focus on learning how to develop sequences for gentle, beginner and intermediate class, including modifications for injuries and special populations, hands-on adjustments, use of props for modifications, breath and bandhas. Learn how to cue transitions coming into and out of the poses.
Ayurveda and Yogic Lifestyle
This course is designed to be a comprehensive study of Ayurveda and yogic diet. It will provide an understanding of the three doshas, or fundamental energies, vata, pitta and kapha. Students will learn ancient Ayurvedic principles to enhance the immune system, develop stronger digestion, decrease stress, increase vigor and remove toxins.
Students will be given tools to find better health and balance using foods, herbs, exercise, rest and behaviors based on one’s natural constitution (body and personality type).
Anatomy and Physiology
The focus of this portion will be learning applicable anatomy and physiology as it relates to yoga. Students will learn the actions of joints and muscles and how to apply this knowledge to injury prevention, alignment and deepening in yoga asanas (poses). This course will also touch on the digestive and nervous systems as they relate to yoga.
Yoga History and Philosophy
The history portion of this section covers the origins of yoga, key sages who developed and passed down the practice.
The philosophy portion covers Samkhya philosophy (the foundation for yoga and Ayurveda), the Vedas, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the 8 Limbs of Yoga (steps to reach bliss), Pranayama (breath practice), mantras, the four paths of yoga (raja, karma, bhakti, jnana and many other aspects of yoga philosophy.