About the Course
By completing the program, you will earn a 150 hours YACEP® certificate of continuous education. The program is also approved by Zenit Yoga Education in Norway as part of the more extensive 300 hours RYS/RYT advanced yoga study.
The program includes 7 online modules and 5 coaching sessions. Online modules include all the course materials (videos, links, texts, assignments) and group and individual follow-up through video conferencing and live coaching.
retreat - annual yoga retreat with immersion in yogic lifestyle and practice
yoga anatomy - recommended supplementary module for yoga professionals.
Yoga philosophy and psychology
Comparative study of yoga texts (Patanjali, B. Gita, Vedanta, Kashmiri Shaivism) and psychologies
Distinguish different schools of thought and how they affect practice
Concepts in yoga
Yoga wisdom to current modern life challenges
What is the difference between hatha, restorative and yin yoga?
What are the alignment principles of ashtanga and vinyasa yoga?
Asanas that originated from scriptures such as Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Gheranda Samhita and compare them to modern yoga approaches
Principles of alignment and adjustment, and where different techniques are anchored
Human constitution according to the ancient Eastern teachings on the subtle body of light
Modern science about the nerve system and fascia, both important in yoga movement
Link the practice of Pranayama to the theory of the subtle body
Pranayama and kriyas
Various Pranayamas and different breath techniques from both traditional yogas as well as modern breathwork and mindfulness studies
6 major kriyas (cleansings) that maintain the health of the body
Meditation and mindfulness
Different methods and techniques of yoga meditation
Mind-altering techniques, including tantric yoga nidra, japa, mantra and vipassana meditation
Special needs yoga
Specific adjustments for special needs (such as a trauma-sensitive approach or yoga for athletes)
Correct use of props (external tools) and mental cues (internal tools) for activating body-intelligence
Yoga ethics and sustainability
Practical learning about creating an ethical and sustainable yoga lifestyle including business
How to budget retreats and teacher training, and how to handle challenging business-related decisions in a yogic way (for yoga professionals)