100-hours Pranayama and Meditation Teacher Training Course (Saturday Morning & Afternoon)) - [ 03rd March 2024 ~ 21st April 2024]
3rd March 2024 – 21st April 2024
Easter breaks: 30 March – 7 April 2024
Please see the attached file for the tentative course schedule – 100 hrs Pranayama & Meditation Yoga Teacher Training Course 3 Mar batch
Who we are
Anahata Yoga is a premier yoga centre based in the heart of the Central district. It is best known for offering the most authentic yoga experience available in Hong Kong, with classes led by Indian instructors hailing from different lineages devoted to the practice and study of yoga.
As a centre, Anahata Yoga is fully committed to fostering a community of yoga practitioners who are not only equipped with the skills to perform yoga as a daily activity but as well as the knowledge to live out yoga as a lifestyle.
About the course
Anahata Yoga’s 100 Hours Pranayama & Meditation Teacher Training Certificate Course gives yoga practitioners, enthusiasts, and aspiring instructors the chance to learn the art of mindfulness and mindful living. Through the course, students gain a better understanding of the basics of breathing, concentration and meditation techniques and how it influences the body and mind.
We recognize that yoga is a popular pursuit in Hong Kong. People seek it out for its health benefits and often incorporate it into their active lifestyles. However, yoga instruction is not equal among the various yoga centres in Hong Kong. This is where our accredited Teacher Training Courses make all the difference.
Our courses are accredited by and offered in conjunction with, Asana Andiappan College of Yoga and Research Centre in India. This is the first time outside of India that such a programme is being offered.
Our classes are designed and taught in the same way as our instructors are taught. Predominantly from India, our instructors are fully learned not only in the practice of their discipline but also in the history and philosophy behind the practice. The resulting combination of grassroots knowledge both practical and theoretical in our programmes give students more in-depth learning that they may able to find elsewhere in Hong Kong.
International Yoga Academy is a registered school with Yoga Alliance and Asana Andiappan College of Yoga and Research Centre, Chennai, India (www.andiappanyoga.com).
Yoga Alliance is an international governing board for yoga teachers and training courses around the globe. We offer assistance to students interested in applying for a Yoga Alliance Registration after completing a teacher training course.
About Asana Andiappan College of Yoga and Research Centre – Chennai, South India is known throughout the world for its contribution to Yogic Science. Founded by Guruji Dr. Asana Andiappan in 1950, it is meticulously run by Dr. Asana Andiappan and Trust Members, all of whom have over 50 years of experience in Yogasanas and Naturopathy. It is the only yoga college and research centre recognized by the government as well as two universities in India.
Located in Chennai, South India, the centre runs various yoga programmes as well as free awareness camps that are aided and supported by various government and private organisations. It has been collaborating with various medical universities, hospitals, and organisations that run research programmes on yoga and its therapeutic benefits. The centre is also home to the widely read Asana International Yoga Journal(www.asanajournal.com) , which has a readership of 200,000 and growing, in India and around the world.
Asana Andiappan College of Yoga and Research Centre also has accredited franchisee centres in over 30 countries that run yoga programmes, and teacher training courses.
Teacher Training Course Breakdown
|Theory/Practical||12 CLASSES x 3 HOURS = 36 HOURS|
|Non-Contact Hours (Practical)
*You need to bring your sign-in sheet to get instructors’ feedback and signature
|Andiappan Yoga Self-Practice Classes (Optional)
*strongly recommended, A chance to get to know the teachers and ask them questions about syllabus poses.
|12 CLASSES x 2 HOURS = 24 HOURS|
|Assignment / Self-study||10 hours|
|YTT Group Practice Class||2 CLASSES x 2.5 HOURS = 5 HOURS|
Total hours = 105 HOURS
|Saturday||10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm||Theory and Practical|
Andiappan Yoga Self Practice Classes (Optional)
|Wednesday||4:00 pm – 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||6:00 pm – 8:00 pm|
|Saturday||12:00 pm – 2:00 pm|
|Sunday||8:00 am – 10:00 am|
All Pranayama and Meditation YTTC students can attend up to 12 Andiappan Yoga classes as part of the teacher training learning. There are also exclusive Andiappan Yoga classes conducted for ongoing YTT students where they get to interact with the teachers and ask questions from the syllabus about their practice and improve on their limitations.
This class will equip students with the knowledge to develop a sequence for self-practice which they can do at home or while traveling. The ability to put together a sequence to meet one’s goals while taking into consideration one’s limitations will be very important when one start to teach.
Please note classes and schedule may change without prior notice.
The Teacher Training will be held at Anahata Yoga, One Lyndhurst Tower, No. 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Hong Kong.
To be eligible to enroll in this course, a minimum of three months regular practice is required. However, if you are new to yoga, you can choose a teacher training program starting in three months from now and start to attend the classes regularly and prepare for this teacher training.
This course is best suited for
- School Teachers
- Students (aged above 15yrs)
- Meditation and Yoga Teachers
- Holistic therapists
- Competitive Sports personals
- Pregnant Women
- People who live a busy and stressful life