21 days Integral Yoga Teacher Training, August of 2019, in Lisbon, Costa de Caparica
9th – 29th of August 2019
Deepen your knowledge of yoga and enhance your personal development with Integral Yoga Teacher Training in Lisbon, Costa de Caparica, while being surrounded by the beauty of the natural park and only five minutes’ walk from the beach. The intensive schedule of this course aims to develop the physical and mental capacities of all the participants so that after three weeks of intense practice and learning, you will be able to transmit and teach valuable Integral yoga techniques to your future students.
The Teacher Training Course (TTC) of Integral Yoga is suitable for any person who wants to enhance personal development, gain and maintain health and harmony, and who is looking also to help and to teach other people. The TTC can be attended by people who practice yoga and, also, by the ones that never participated in a yoga class.
This TTC is accredited by Yoga Alliance, the world’s largest organization of professionals of Yoga (www.yogaalliance.org), it has a duration of 200 hours and teaches the basic foundations, theoretical and practical, that are necessary for becoming a professional Integral Yoga teacher.
a) The practical sessions, which includes the correct execution and the theoretical learning about the benefits and the effects of 88 yoga basic techniques:
– 50 asanas (postures of hatha yoga);
– 5 techniques of concentration;
-11 meditation techniques;
– 4 relaxation techniques, including techniques of yoga Nidra (conscious sleep);
-12 techniques of pranayama (yoga breathing);
-6 Kriya yoga techniques (body purification)
b) The theoretical sessions, that cover the study of:
-Human Anatomy and Physiology applied to Yoga practice;
-The energetical structure of the human being – Nadis (energy channels), Chakras (energy centers), Pancha Kosha (the five layers of the brain of the human being), the man and the three planes of manifestation (physical, astral, and causal), Kundalini energy, Jivatma (the soul), Atma (eternal).
-The philosophy of Integral Yoga System-Yama and Nyama (the ethics and moral codes), description of various types of yoga (Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Raja Yoga); the three fundamental principles in yoga practice, what is dharma, basics about karma and reincarnation, the description of the three gunas (qualities of nature),the human mind (mental types, the causes of the fluctuations of the mind, the consciousness and the supra consciousness)
-A synthetic review of 5 essential yoga treatises: Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita and Shiva Samhita
-The inspiring life of four masters of yoga: Sri Aurobindo, Ramana Maharshi, Swami Shivananda and Ananda Moyi Ma.
-The approach of the practice of yoga for children
-The approach of the practice of yoga for pregnant women
-The approach of yoga practice for advanced age
-Notions about healthy lifestyle, about the ethics of the yoga teacher profession, marketing, about how to manage your own yoga classes, about yoga and the community, etc.
c) The teaching methodology sessions – theoretical and practical.
Includes concepts of the learning process, of the learning styles, of how to teach the techniques of Integral Yoga. In this section we will teach you how to give a professional assistance to your future students for a correct realization of the integral yoga body techniques. We will also explain how to create a plan of an Integral Yoga class (singular or a set of lessons); what is the sequence of the teaching of Integral Yoga techniques and theoretical notions, what are the qualities of a yoga teacher; how to create a harmonious and correct teacher-student relationship in the context of Integral Yoga, etc.
Students receive a complete manual of approximately 450 pages, illustrated, which contains all the necessary theoretical and practical information for becoming a good integral yoga teacher!
The manual is available in Portuguese or English. *
The evaluation is continuous throughout the course where the students should perform a constant practice of the techniques and an individual study by realizing some interesting homework.
The course is completed after a final 4 hours written exam.
The final evaluation will be a media between the note of individual study, participation in the classes and the final exam. The minimum value for the successful completion of the course is 12 values from maximum of 20.
The language of instruction: Portuguese and/or English
Teachers: see our team in https://www.sundari-center.com/about/
- 07:50 Prasada (consecrated fruits and tea)
- 08:00 Yoga class – asanas and pranayama
- 10:00 Breakfast
- 11:00 Basics of practice modules
- 12:30 Break
- 12:45 Basics of practice modules
- 14:00 Lunch
- 16:00 Theory modules (anatomy, Integral yoga philosophy, lifestyle and ethics, teaching methodology, and marketing)
- 17:00 Basics of practice modules
- 19:00 Dinner
- 20:00 Modules revision, questions and answers, and individual study
- 21:00 Meditation
- 21:30 Goodnight
Days off: every Sunday
The schedule may suffer alterations, depending on the specific circumstances at the time of the program.
– Minimum 17 years old. There is no upper age limit.
– It can be subscribed by people who have never practiced yoga. However, the practice of yoga involves a high level of self-discipline and interior purity.
– Does not require any certification of previous courses.
-To participate in the practical classes, students need a comfortable tracksuit, natural fiber socks, a yoga mat, a beach towel and a support for meditation (optional)
Inatel Caparica is located in a wonderful setting, surrounded by a park and five-minute walk to a beautiful 30 kilometers’ stretch of beach. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. The rooms of Inatel Caparica feature a modern décor with light colors, parquet floors, and wooden furniture. All rooms have a work desk, a minibar, and a spacious bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer. The reception of Inatel Caparica is open 24/7. The hotel also offers a games room with a billiard’s table, a children’s playground, and an on-site cash machine. Free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel’s public areas. Facilities include an outdoor pool. Free private parking is available on site.
1 person, only class participation, without accommodation and without meals: 1000 euros (manual and T shirt included)
1 person, class participation, with lunch and dinner included (no breakfast): 1500 euros
1 person, shared double room accommodation, full package: 2298 euros
10% early bird discount for early booking before May 1, 2019
1 person, shared double room accommodation: 2068 euros
LAST DAY OF BOOKING: 5th of JULY 2019
Contacts: 00351 965 239 432/00351 964 379 491
Full refundable up to 35 days before 9th of August 2018
Non refundable after 34 days before the 9th of August 2018