Yoga and Therapy Course in Rishikesh, India


Yoga and Therapy Course in Rishikesh India

Sanskar Yoga Ashram offers 200 hour yoga and therapy course in the foothills of the great Himalayas, Rishikesh India. This course is appropriate for Yoga practitioners, Sports Teachers, Yoga Therapist, Bachelor of Education Teachers and Fitness instructors of all levels & Practitioners. The prerequisites are to become a yoga therapy teacher is your interest, practice and enthusiasm.

At Sanskar Yoga Ashram you will get personal attention during classes because we keep just 5 to 20 students per class. We believe yoga is always been taught traditionally on an individual level because it is difficult to teach the more students at the same time. The course includes therapeutical asanas, theory class of yoga therapy for common diseases, anatomy physiology theory class on diseases, meditation classes, cleansing, pranayamas, yogic diets and much more.

A well-balanced diet chart will be provided by our school for various kind of disease according to the yogic treatment. The course also includes 3 times per day Satvic Bhojan (meals), accommodation in Mountain/Ganga view room and outdoor activities on Sundays. More than this, the course is well-scheduled for singles and couples, beginner, intermediate and advanced students who want to deepen their knowledge in yogic science.

Introduction of Yoga therapy

Yoga therapy (how to use yoga practice for a disease?) is going to be very famous all over the world, in yoga therapy we learn that how to use yoga practices (asana, pranayama,mudra,bandha meditation) for a disease. The process of yoga therapy is based on selecting sequencing of yoga technique. According to the Patanjali Vyadhi (disease) is an obstacle of yoga it means if someone have a disease they should practice yoga for disease then for spirituality.

In yoga therapy we talk about a disease and there causes then we select yoga practice for that disease. Now days we have a lot type of yoga and sometime it's very hard to decide that which one is the right yoga practice for us ? Because everyone body type is deferent that time yoga therapy help us to fined right practice for us. We are living in very materialistic world and we having lots of problem and yoga therapy is the best option we have that can reduce our problems.

In yoga therapy one thing is very clear that we only can cure a disease through traditional yoga practice and trough some variation of traditional yoga other wise through modern yoga its not possible. Modern yoga is good to practice (Astanga,vinyasa,iyenger,power) but for these type of yoga practices we should prepare our body without preparation its hard to practice.

And treatment of a disease only can done through traditional practice of yoga and Our Sanskar Yoga Ashram (yoga school) basically focusing on traditional yoga practice which help us to get a healthy body. In our teacher training program of yoga therapy we are introducing the right traditional plane for a disease. Our yoga therapy school basic focus on teaching yoga therapy for common diseases and building awareness about yoga practice for a healthy life. Sanskar Yoga Ashram is trying to give a right information about yoga practice according to the body type and we teach how to use yoga first of all for health.

Joints Movements Therapy Asana:
  • Pawanmuktasana series 1
  • Pawanmuktasana series 2
  • Pawanmuktasana series 3
  • Warm Up Yoga Salutation (Preparation To Hatha)
  • Sun salutation
  • Moon salutation
Hatha Yoga Asana (Yoga Postures)
  • Standing pose
  • Sitting pose
  • Forward bending asana
  • Backword bening asana
  • Twisting asana
  • Tadasana (palm tree pose)
  • Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
  • Trikonasana (triangle pose)
  • Parivirtatrikon asana – revolving triangle pose
  • Uttkatasana –chair pose
  • Virbhdrasana 1 -warrior 1
  • Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
  • Ardha Chandrasana- Half moon pose
  • Vriksasana – tree pose
  • Parvatasana – mountain pose
  • Kati chakrasana – waist rotating pose
  • Malasana – squatted yoga pose
  • Garudasana – eagle pose
  • Baddha Konasana- bound angle pose
  • Rajkapoot asana – pegion pose
  • Bhujanghasana – cobra pose
  • Urdhva mukha svanasana –upward facing dog
  • Matsyasana
  • Setu Bhandasana
  • Utrasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Salabhasana
  • Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
  • Virasana –hero pose
  • Vajrasana –thunderbolt
  • Gomukhasana
  • Balasana
  • Dandasana
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana
Yoga Nidra –Healing Relaxation
  • Basic Relaxation
  • Mastering Sleep through Yoga nidra
  • Complete relaxation practice
  • Point to point Yoga Nidra
Pranayama Therapy:
  • What is Prana and Pranayama
  • How Prana flow in the body
  • Types of major and sub prana
  • Pranayama and life span
  • Prana healing
  • Know how to breath correctly
  • Diphragmatic breathing and qualities of breath
  • Kapal Bhati Pranayama Level I
  • Bhastrika Pranayama Level I
  • Bhramari Pranayama Level I
  • Sitli and Sitkari Pranayama without rentention
  • Yogic breathing Level I with sitting and supine position
  • Nadi sodhanam Pranayama 1 techniques
Mantra Chanting And Sound Therapy
  • Gayatri Mantra- om bhur
  • Shiva Mantra- om namah shivaya
  • Guru Mantra- Guru brahma
  • Healing Mantras- Maha mritunjaya
Teaching Practice
  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions
  • 05:30 AM - 06:00 AM Wake Up

  • 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM Shatkarma / Pranayama

  • 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM Vedic Yoga Practice

  • 09:05 AM - 09:30 AM Hawan (Fire Pooja)

  • 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast

  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Philosophy

  • 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch

  • 01:30 - 03:00 PM Personal time

  • 03:00 - 04:05 PM Asana Alignment / Practicum

  • 04:15 - 04:30 PM Herbal Tea

  • 04:30 - 06:00 PM Asana Practice

  • 06:15 - 07:15 PM Mantra / Mediation

  • 07:15 - 07:30 PM Relaxation / Yoga Nidra/Kirtan

  • 07:30 - 08:30 PM Dinner

Note: This is a tentative schedule. This may change according to the climatic situations.

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Therapy and Yoga Course

Extensive knowledge of yoga practices

  • He or she will gain strength, flexibility and discipline
  • Single Accommodation for 20 nights
  • Three vegetarian meals
  • Planned excursion
  • Yoga material (books, body cleansing kit-Kriya kit, etc)
  • Sightseeing trips

Evaluation Process

Students will gain extensive knowledge on yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility and discipline.

  • Written Test: preparation of charts or group preentations.
  • Oral Test: group discussions, debates, question and answer sessions.
  • Attendance: punctuality of 95%.
  • Performance: All practices.
  • Code of conduct: social and ethical behaviour will be observed.
  • Assignments (after 2nd week to have the continuity of knowledge and practice).
Discipline Rules for Students
  • Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the school.
  • If you are on fasting or absent for meals, you have to inform kitchen manager for avoiding food wastage.
  • Always make discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules.
  • Always be in the time, you are late means will not be permitted to join class.
  • Clear your account of books before departure from Sanskar Yoga Ashram.
  • Before departure return any other assistances if taken.
  • Sanskar Yoga Ashram provides accommodation for a student who join yoga classes. So any friends or relatives will not be included in accommodation.
  • Student have to be present in all scheduled program of Sanskar Yoga Ashram
Refund Policy
  • An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules.
  • We accept cancellation as per the student's request, but advance deposit will not be refund.
  • There is no charge of course cancellation. Student just has to inform by email.
  • Sanskar Yoga Ashram is not responsible for any mishappenings before course schedule.