First Steps to Become a Certified Yoga Teacher
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First Steps to Become a Certified Yoga Teacher

Yoga Teacher Training Basics for Complete Beginners
4.4 (4 ratings)
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Created by Varsha Bakshani
Last updated 7/2018
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn the meaning of yoga, astanga, yoga ethics, and the paths of yoga to initiate your path as a yoga teacher.
Requirements
  • Prior yoga knowledge is great but not required.
  • Access to the books: Heart of Yoga by Desikachar and Teaching Yoga by Stevens is great but optional.
Description

Ojas Yoga's Online Teacher Training is dedicated to holistic healing and wellness practice. Our classes are created to empower people. Courses offered teach students to increase vitality and strength. Our approach to wellness is to treat the cause of disease as well as through preventative care. Our therapeutic training classes are suitable for all students including yoga teachers, general yoga practitioners, alternative healers, western medicine practitioners, and the general public. 

Through the Ojas Training program we enable our teachers to understand a multi-lineage curriculum focused on injury prevention, spiritual evolution and yoga in a true and pure form. We encourage students to teach and practice at a physical level beneficial to her or his individual health. We aim to create unique teachers who honor themselves. 

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who is considering deepening their yoga practice or becoming a yoga teacher.
Course content
Expand 5 lectures 01:49:46
+ Introduction
5 lectures 01:49:46
Summarize the 8 limbs of yoga
Astanga
9 questions

Astanga is the 8 limbed path of yoga which includes "the poses" and 7 other aspects to yoga practice.  Understanding the limbs empowers students to understand yoga in its totality. 

Preview 22:51
Short Answer questions on the Meaning of Yoga
Meaning of Yoga
3 questions

The yamas and the niyamas are the ethical guide to being on the path of yoga.  This path will lay a "how to blueprint" for successful practice and teaching.

Preview 32:54
Summarize the yamas and niyamas
Yamas and Niyamas
10 questions

Yoga "asana" practice is only 1 of the available paths of yoga.  Learn about the other paths of yoga including knowledge yoga (jnana yoga), devotional yoga (bhakti yoga), action yoga (karma yoga) and meditation yoga (raja yoga).

Preview 17:55
Summarize the Paths of Yoga
Paths of Yoga
4 questions

Learn the History of Yoga from 3000 BC until 1900 AD

Preview 21:15
Summarize 3 key periods in yoga and why you think these periods are significant.
History of Yoga
3 questions