BALI COURSES

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THE EXPERIENCE

THE COURSE

Based on thousands of hours of experience from all over the world, Ourania and Spyros carefully created and shaped the course to deliver the most educational, life-changing experience. The training is designed to challenge and develop individuals at all levels.

Our 200hr course specialises in Vinyasa Ashtanga Yoga, with a strong focus on the breath and how to combine it with movement.

WITH A FOCUS ON

– Building your confidence, skills and profound knowledge

– Comprehensive understanding of Vinyasa & Ashtanga practice

– Asana analysis & adjustment theory

– Methodology, theory, philosophy and anatomy/physiology

– Insights into basic Ayurveda, nutrition, healing, rejuvenation in relation to yoga practice

– The business aspect of yoga

YOU CAN EXPECT

Daily, mornings will begin with an hour of pranayama, meditation and mantra chanting, followed by a Vinyasa flow class.

Early afternoons are focused on deep learning of asanas with an emphasis on alignment, adjustments & teaching methodology. You will dive into the theoretical part, studying Yoga Philosophy or Anatomy (alternating days).

The afternoon lessons will be focused on restorative styles of yoga such as Yin, Hatha, Nidra and specialized workshops.

Far from the traditional approach, we maintain a very high standard of teaching whilst making our classes extremely fun and interactive. You will have 1 day off per week, usually Sundays where you get to relax or enjoy the surroundings.

DAILY SCHEDULE EXAMPLE

Time Classes
07:00-8:00Pranayama
8:00-10:00Vinyasa
10:00-11:00Breakfast
11:00-13:00Anatomy
13:00-15:00Lunch
15:00-16:45Alignment
17:00-18:30Workshop
19:00Dinner

COMPLETION

Teaching

As part of your final examination, you will be required to deliver a 30 minutes Vinyasa flow class to your fellow yogis.

Written examination the course will end with a 3 hour written examination focused on Asana analysis, philosophy & anatomy.

DIPLOMA

Successful graduates of the course receive an internationally recognized certification by the Yoga Alliance for the 200 hours standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS).

We believe that whether one decides to teach or not after the training is of little importance.
This experience will allow you to grow and develop in a physical, mental and spiritual level. It will be a journey inwards and a cornerstone in the ultimate quest is self-realization and self-love.

Our Curriculum

In more detail…

Prana – breath, Yama – control – in accordance with the great yogis, breath equals to energy flow.

Every morning will begin with pranayama classes, where you will have the chance to get grounded, look inwards and set intention and energy for the day ahead. You will practice your breath and gain conscious awareness of your body.

In this class you will learn and practice:

  • Yogic breathing
  • Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril breathing)                   
  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)
  • Ujjayi (the psychic or victorious breath)
  • Bhastrika (bellows breath)
  • Kapalbhati (frontal brain cleansing breath)

Our approach to the traditional style of Vinyasa & Ashtanga, enhanced and refined with the newfound knowledge and information we are blessed to have learnt from years of exploration and practice. This class focuses on analysing and dissecting basic & advanced postures. You’ll learn the correct alignment based on the traditional approach and in line with body mechanics, understand how to offer hands-on adjustments and how to structure them in a Vinyasa class. The teachers will always be present in your practice, observing and providing feedback.

In this class you will learn:

  • Analysis of the 80 postures and more (arm balances, back-bends, and inversions
  • Modifications, other variations, and advanced variation of all postures
  • How to use yoga props in your yoga practice.
  • Adjustment (physical & verbal) theory and hands-on practice

You will take a deep dive into the understanding of the human body in today’s modern world, with a focus on the nervous, skeletal and muscular system. You will gain a deep understanding of how these systems work in harmony to create movement and gain the ability to articulate this through your yoga practice, teaching and everyday life.

This class is delivered in a conversational setting. Over the years, we have been able to master the delivery of complex concepts in a fun, interactive and intuitive way.

In this class you will learn and discuss:

  • Introduction to Anatomy and different body systems
  • Analysis of the skeletal system & connective tissue, muscular system and the nervous system
  • Movement analysis of all major joints and muscles and direct application to yoga practice & asanas

We will travel back in time to India and dive deep into the origins of yoga and how it reached today’s modern form. Focusing on philosophical concepts, you will learn how to adapt and apply them to our modern lives. These lessons are held in a conversational format, which enables students to actively engage and explore meanings through their own vision and stories.

In this class you will learn and discuss:

  • History and meaning of yoga
  • The eight-limb path of yoga according to Patanjali
  • Prana, Vayus, Nadis, Chakras, Kundalini
  • The Gunas, Doshas, Introduction to a yogic diet 
  • Mudras, Bandhas (energy locks) and Mantras
  • The meaning of Om
  • Lifestyle and ethics as a yoga practitioner and a teacher

We believe that you begin teaching from the moment you enter our shala. We aim for the lessons to be confidence-building and progressive. You’ll start with one-to-one lessons and gradually moving to bigger groups of students, eventually, you delivering a 30 minutes class to your fellow yogis. Through regular feedback by teachers and fellow students, you will have a chance to improve as you go along and about finding your unique voice and style as a teacher.

In this class you will learn and practice:

  • Yoga Union Vinyasa structure & principles
  • Practice teaching & receiving feedback
  • Observing others teaching & giving feedback
  • Learn & practice hands-on adjustment
  • Instruction, teaching styles, and qualities of a teacher
  • Voice projection and floor presence
  • Planning and structuring a class
  • Dealing with injuries and safety precautions

The afternoon classes will serve to introduce the students to various styles of yoga, in addition to core course specification. Alternating, you will take part in restorative practice and themed workshops.

RESTORATIVE

To compliment your morning dynamic Yang practice, the afternoons will focus on Yin practice. The classes will feature Yin yoga, Yoga Nidra, Restorative, Gentle Hatha.

WORKSHOPS

Asana-related, these workshops will cover handstands, hip openers, fun modules like partner yoga and spiritual immersions such as cacao ceremonies, ecstatic dance, eye gazing and bhakti.

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Upcoming 200hr Vinyasa ttc

2020 DATES
September 27th - October 19th
October 25th - November 16th
November 22nd - December 14th
December 20th - January 11th, 2021
2021 Dates
January 17th - February 8th
February 14th - March 8th
March 14th - April 5th
April 11th - May 3rd
May 9th - May 31st
June 6th - June 28th
July 4th - July 26th
August 1st - August 23rd
August 29th - September 20th
September 26th - October 18th
October 24th - November 15th
November 21st - December 13th
December 19th - January 10th, 2022
2022 Dates
January 16th - February 7th
February 13th - March 7th
To be continued...