The secret of training people like you.
(Yoga Alliance Internationally certified course)Logo_RYS 200

For the last few years we have learned with, and from the people we teach. This is just one of our secrets when it comes to quality professional training. Our teachers experience and practical teaching methods are shared with students. You will soon find out all the other factors for success. Many of our students open their own schools and teach at the best schools in the country.

When we talk about Yoga certification, we have to mention that we are not talking about sports certification. Yoga is, above all, of practical nature and its benefits are experienced, and therefore far away from a an intellectual, academic or university scenario. Yoga is a lot more than a mere technical knowledge or a philosophical experience; it is a life-wisdom practice.

It is a scientific, well-known fact that yoga practice promotes balance and well-being at all levels, that it delays aging, and that enhances the natural development of human creativity. To learn, practice and to teach is to be part of a beautiful and authentic tradition. Yoga is sought after due to its spiritual, therapeutic and not just technical character. It acts at a physical, mental and spiritual level and it helps in preventing disease and in maintaining a young body and a healthy mind. Yoga, being an integral system, leads to peace, happiness, health and self-knowledge. To be a Peace Ambassador or Ambassadress is a very noble task in our current day social panorama. With the advantage of sharing with others what you have learned. If you like yoga and if you have experience of this life millennial philosophy, join this universal family. Teaching yoga is an excellent work opportunity, in growing expansion.

The Professional Course of Classical Yoga Instructor takes place in an intensive, full-time regime. The teaching body is composed of teachers with several years of experience in technique teaching, as well as yoga philosophy and anatomy. Course management is by Ananda Acharya, E-RYT500 yoga alliance and yoga therapist, director of Yoga Darshan Academy Portugal. In this course we follow a 200 hour international teaching structure for yoga teachers, and we are the only Association in Portugal recognized internationally by Yoga Alliance. With this certification you will be able to teach Hatha Yoga classes worldwide, including classes for children, senior citizens, pregnancy classes and Raja Yoga classes. 99% of Yoga taught in Europe is actually comprised of these two types of Yoga. Teaching is done with basis on yoga classical texts (shastras) and their tradition.

Certifying, since 2006, peace ambassadors,individuals with high professional, humanistic and ethical qualifications.

Program summary (200 Hours):

  • Philosophy (Yoga Sutra, Samkhya, Vedanta, B. Gita, Tantra, Ethics).
  • Hatha yoga practice (asana, pranayama, Banda, mudra, kriya).
  • Theoretical and practical classes, techniques and teaching methodology.
  • Special group classes: elderly, children, pregnancy.
  • Karma yoga and positive thinking.
  • The science of meditation: why and how to meditate.
  • The power of sound: Mantra and Kirtan.
  • Yoga Nidra and relaxation techniques.
  • Pedagogical, ethical and legal aspect of the trade.
  • Business starting plan.
  • Human and subtle anatomy.

All vegetarian meals, study books and dormitory beds are included. Double rooms are also available. Maximum of 20 students.

Dates: 1st to 22nd of June 2015 at Quinta do Anjo Ashram (Tomar, Portugal).

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Certification and employability: the Yoga Instructor certificate, issued by the European Association of Oriental Therapies, allows the trainee to perform their activity in associations, schools, care-homes, sports clubs as well as to be self-employed, in any country of the European Union. We follow Yoga Alliances’ structure. Internationally certified instructors.

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