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Ecstatic Yoga 200 TT

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 RYS Course Directory

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200 Hour 
Core Curriculum

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Video

Yoga Alliance
Techniques, Training
Practice

Asana
-Historical context
-Poses specific to RYS's lineage—must include sukhasana and savasana
-Complete sequencing (asana, pranayama, meditation) to achieve particular effect safely Shared anatomical and alignment principles plus contraindications


Pranayam & Subtle Body
-Historical context
-Effects of pranayama on anatomy and subtle body -Complete sequencing of pranayama safely, including alternatives and adaptations
-Ujjayi, Nadi Shodhana, Kapalabhati, among others -Koshas, kleshas,

-chakras, nadis and prana vayus

Meditation

-Key meditation terms Meditation methods by lineage
-Ability to practice school's chosen meditation practice
-Chanting, mantras, and mudras













Asana
EY 1
Fundamentals Pose
Sun Salutation Analytics 
Key Terms
EY 2
Leading A Yoga Class
Elements of Yoga
Medit/Asan/Pran Conn.Sequencing/Pace

Pranayam & Subtle Body
Pranayama Lesson
Bandhas Lesson

Meditation
Anatomy & Physiology
 Anatomy


Physiology

Bio-mechanics



Anatomy
-Skeletal system, incl.:
-Major bones
-Types of joints
-Major muscles involved in asana
-Types of muscle contraction


Physiology
-Nervous system, incl. ‘fight, flight, freeze’ stress response, vagal theory, overall mind-body connection
-Cardiovascular/circulatory, endocrine, digestive systems as they relate to yoga practice
-Respiratory system, incl. muscles that affect breathing, involuntary vs voluntary breath, how air enters and leaves body.


Bio-
Mechanics
Ty-Types of joint movements
-Joint stabilization
-Safe movement as it pertains to balancing, stretching, awareness, and physical limitations
-Contraindications, misalignments, adaptations
History

Philosophy

Ethics



History
-Term ‘yoga’
-School’s lineage, style, and methodology
-Dates and key ideas such as the Vedas, Vedanta, Hatha, Colonial, Modern


Philosophy
-Definition of yoga and key terms
-Relationship between asana, pranayama, meditation per school’s approach
-Familiarity w/ major yogic texts (i.e., Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, Hatha Yoga Pradipika)
-Self-reflection on how philosophy relates to practice.


Ethics
-Awareness of Yoga Sutras or similar yogic ethical precepts
-Relationship to Yoga Alliance
-Ethical Commitment including Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct, and Equity Position Statement
-Comprehension of and responsibility to increase equity in yoga
-Accountability measures
-Self-reflection on how yoga ethics relate to practice and teaching
Yoga
Humanities
Professional Essentials
Teaching
Methodology


Professional
Development


Practicum




Teaching
Methodology-Sequencing
-Pace
-Environment
-Cueing (verbal, visual, physical)
-Class management


ProfessionalDevelopment
Yoga-related professional organizations, including the Yoga Alliance credentialing process
-Ethical Commitment, including Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct and Equity Position Statement
-Lifetime of learning and continuing education
-General professionalism, including timeliness, consistency, cleanliness -Marketing and promotion
-Liability insurance, waivers, invoicing


Practicum 
(Practice Teaching)
-Knowledge, skills, experience across 12 key competencies
-Mentorship component, incl. apprenticeship, feedback
30 hrs.

Hybrid 200 hr. TT

Immersions

Links 

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Week 1

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Samadhi

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Asana

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Week 2

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Mindfulness
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Pranayama
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Week 3
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Asana I
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Meditations
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Week 4
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Week 5
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Body Temple
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Yin Asana2 
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Week 6

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Kriya

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Lessons
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Week 7

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Ceremony

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Week 8
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Biz
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Week 9
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Week 10
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Week 11

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Week 12

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Analytics

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