Yoga Teacher Training Courses

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All aspects of yogasana and yoga philosophy

The Radiant Hand Yoga Teacher Training Course provides a solid foundation in all aspects of yogasana and yoga philosophy.

From understanding asanas and their benefits to pranayama techniques, meditation, chanting, to developing your own personal practice, and ultimately developing your own classes.

Acquire the knowledge and skills

Our courses further your knowledge of yoga and have proven to be a great personal development tool for many of our students.

Through the various levels of the Teacher Training course, you will learn to acquire the knowledge, skills and excellent support needed to become a confident and fully qualified yoga teacher.

For further information or to book your place, please email info@theradianthand.co.uk or call 0208 682 5186.

For full terms and conditions for all yoga courses, please click here.

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Explore our Yoga Training Courses

Introduction to Yoga Level I

About

Introduction to Yoga Level I is a challenging, progressive and academic workshop that will help you develop a greater understanding of yogic systems and support you to incorporate awareness into your daily routine, bringing you greater peace physically, mentally and spiritually.

This course is for everyone who wants to develop an interest in yoga but is also part one of a five module Teacher Training Course.

Introduction to Yoga Level I will involve 3 ½ hours of formal contact time per week for 6 weeks (1 week is a study week), daily self-practice and self-study using a variety of techniques that will be taught to you as part of the course.

Areas covered include:

  • What is yoga – a brief history
  • The 8 Limbs or ‘Ashtangas’ of yoga.
  • What is Hatha Yoga?
  • The Surya Namaskar (The Sun Salutation)
  • The physical and spiritual benefits of asanas (postures) and how asanas help develop posture and flexibility.
  • Understanding the benefits of synchronizing asana with the breath, to develop greater awareness and clarity.
  • Breathing exercises. Basic pranayama – observing how the breath can energize the body and calm the mind, both during asana practice and in daily life, reducing stress and rejuvenating the body.
  • Meditation and chanting – developing meditation skills as a way to manage stress and observing chanting as a medium to develop serenity.
  • Basic understanding of energy centres (chakras).

Dates, Cost & Booking Details

2018 Dates

Saturdays 27th January – 3rd March 2018 (excluding weekend of 24th February)

Saturdays 5th May – 10th June 2018 (excluding weekend of 26th May)

Saturdays 29th September – 3rd November 2018 (excluding weekend of 27th October)

  • 4:00pm – 7:30pm (subject to change)

£380 (including 5 classes at The Radiant Hand Studio)

Full attendance on all dates is required if you wish to progress on to Introduction to Yoga Level II.

Requirements

The only requirements are that have your own yoga mat, towel and blanket.

Introduction to Yoga Level II

About

This progressive and academic workshop is a follow up to Introduction to Yoga Level I. To attend the Level II workshop, you must have attended Introduction to Yoga Level I. This course is for everyone who wants to develop an interest in yoga, but is also part two of a five module Teacher Training Course. Yoga I & II constitute a Foundation Course.

Progressive and self-empowering, this course develops the knowledge learned in Yoga Level I in a comprehensive and practical way, and furthers your journey in yoga, physically and spiritually, helping you to integrate aspects of yoga into your daily life.

This academic workshop will involve 3 ½ hours of formal contact time a week for 6 weeks (1 week is a study week), daily self-practice and self-study using a variety of techniques that will be taught to you as part of the course.

Introduction to Yoga Level II incorporates:

  • Detailed study of the ashtangas or eight limbs of yoga, Patanjali’s yoga sutras and the practical application of the philosophy into our daily lives.
  • Exploring different styles of yoga. Here we will be looking at the generic Hatha Style, but also at other styles.
  • Developing self-practice and asanas.
  • Developing understanding of prana and the subtle bodies. Developing pranayama, by looking at different types of breath work
  • Getting to know your energy centres or chakras, and how they relate to you and yoga.
  • Developing meditation, looking at hand postures for meditation (mudras), developing vibration mantra, prayer and chanting work, looking at other aids to developing meditation like mandalas and music.
  • Looking at food and the influence of the 3 primal qualities of food, also known as ‘gunas’. Examining different food types, the yogic diet and also the concept of fasting in relation to yoga.

Dates, Cost & Booking Details

2018 Dates

Sundays 28th January – 4th March 2018 (excluding weekend of 24th February)

Sundays 6th May – 11th June 2018 (excluding weekend of 26th May)

Sundays 30th September – 4th November 2018 (excluding weekend of 27th October)

  • 1:15pm – 4:45pm (subject to change)

£625 (including 10 classes at The Radiant Hand Studio)

Full attendance on all dates is required.

Requirements

The only requirements are that have your own yoga mat, towel and blanket.

 

Yoga Level III

About

As part of the Teacher Training Course, this progressive and academic workshop is a continuation of the Foundation Course (An Introduction to Yoga Levels I & II), and is the next step towards your Teaching qualification. To attend the Yoga III workshop, you must have attended An Introduction to Yoga Levels I and II.

Aims

This in depth and progressive teacher training course develops the knowledge learned in Introductions to Yoga Level I and II in a comprehensive and structured way. Yoga Level III furthers your journey in yoga, physically, mentally and spiritually, developing your understanding of different aspects of yoga.

This academic workshop will involve 4 hours of formal contact time a week for 6 weeks (inclusive of 1 week as a study week) , at least 2 hours of optional contact time, daily self practice and self study using a variety of techniques that will be taught to you as part of the course. Yoga Level III incorporates the following:

  • Developing the history of yoga
  • Seeing beyond – to see or not to see – the focal points in Hatha Yoga or ‘drishti’.
  • Taking daily yogasana practice deeper. Developing asanas further, creating a structured all round practice. Developing a greater repertoire of asanas for your reference.
  • Chakras; developing a deeper understanding of the energy centres in Hatha Yoga
  • Pranayama, Meditation & Relaxation; The Breath, The Mind, The Body. Developing our understanding of harmony and peace, in all three concepts.
  • How to end a session or practice.

Full attendance on all dates is required.

Dates, Cost & Booking Details

2018 Dates

Sundays 28th January – 4th March 2018 (excluding weekend of 24th February)

Sundays 6th May – 11th June 2018 (excluding weekend of 26th May)

Sundays 30th September – 4th November 2018 (excluding weekend of 27th October)

17:15 – 20:45 subject to change

£740 (including 10 classes at The Radiant Hand Studio and Satsang)

Full attendance on all dates is required.

Requirements

The only requirements are that you have your own yoga mat, towel and blanket and that you have completed Introduction to Yoga Levels I and II.

Yoga Level IV

About

As part of the Teacher Training Course, this progressive and academic workshop is a continuation to Yoga Levels I, II & III, and is the next step towards your teaching qualification. To attend the Yoga Level IV workshop you must have attended Introduction to Yoga Levels I and II and Yoga III.

This in depth and progressive teacher training course develops an understanding of anatomy and physiology in relation to yoga, in a comprehensive and structured way. Yoga Level IV furthers your journey in yoga, physically, mentally and spiritually, developing your understanding of many aspects of yoga anatomy.

This academic workshop will involve 6 hours (two 3 hour sessions) of formal contact time per week for 6 weeks (inclusive of 1 week study week) , at least 2 hours of optional contact time, daily self practice and self study using a variety of techniques that will be taught to you as part of the course. Yoga Level IV incorporates the following:

  • The Skeletal system. By enhancing the capacity of our bones to absorb nutrients, we improve the strength of our bones, thus increasing longevity.
  • The Muscular system. Yoga serves to increase muscular strength and flexibility, promoting a greater range of movement and natural alignment throughout.
  • The Digestive system. Yoga stimulates and nurtures our digestive system, increasing nutrient absorption, regular excretion and detoxification.
  • The Circulatory system. With its focus and awareness upon the breath and movement, our oxygen intake and blood flow increases, thereby strengthening the circulatory system.
  • The Lymphatic system. Adopting a deeper state of relaxation enhances the free flow of the body’s lymph fluid, thus enhancing our ability to maintain fluid balance and remove waste material.
  • The Respiratory system. Breathing is the gateway to life. From a yogic viewpoint, it is believed that the breath is the link between the body and the mind; if we can control our respiration we can control every aspect of our being.
  • The Nervous system. Yoga opens up the channels of intrinsic communication between the central and the peripheral nervous system.
  • The Endocrine system. Yoga is instrumental in bringing our emotional and physical states into balance by regulating our moods, growth and development, metabolism and sexual function.
  • The Skin and Sense Organs. We experience the world with the help of our five senses, namely, sight, sound, taste, touch and smell. Yoga teaches us to consciously practise control of our five senses and their respective organs.

Upon completion of the course you will receive a Diploma towards your Teacher Training qualification. Full attendance on all dates is required.

Dates, Cost & Booking Details

For details of cost, course dates and booking details then please contact us.

Requirements

The requirements are that you have attended and achieved the necessary grades in Introduction to Yoga Levels I and II and Yoga III, to further your learning towards becoming a Yoga Instructor. In addition you must have your own yoga mat, towel and blanket.

Yoga Level V

Coming soon.

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