100/200 hrs Hatha – Vinyasa Yoga TTC
TEACHER TRAINING COURSE
In one month of this unique Yoga Teacher Training Course, certified by Yoga Alliance International, you will experience and learn:
- classical Hatha Yoga with its philosophy and ancient wisdom,
- modern, dynamic and creative Vinyasa flow
- photography, video editing, web design and how to become visible in the world of social media and digital information
Blessing Initiation (Transmission of Energy) — Students begin their life-changing journey with a beautiful and magical blessing ceremony, conducted by local Buddhist monks. Stepping out of your life and dedicating this time to learning and growth is not easy. With this initiation, you start this new adventure feeling deeply connected to the mystical energies of the ancient Buddhist legacy.
Sun-happy-days – On Sundays students take a break from their classes to rest and enjoy themselves or explore the many wonderful tourist destinations in and around Siem Reap. Possible excursions include: visiting the nearby temples of Angor Wat, floating villages, experiencing a Yoga class in a local pagoda, combined with a sunset boat trip and optional swim in a lake, exploring the natural beauty of the area (hills and waterfalls) and local villages, with many smaller temples hidden outside of the main attraction area of Angkor.
Inspiring and welcoming community — All teachers and staff members of Blue Indigo Yoga are passionate about their work and committed to providing the best possible experience for every student. Blue Indigo is a spiritual centre for knowledge seekers to grow and expand their perspectives. It’s a community built on love, kindness and faith in the transformative powers of Yoga. We do not only practise Yoga, but live it.
Modern Facilities — Blue Indigo Yoga School prides itself on providing their students with a peaceful learning environment. We are very lucky to be located in a peaceful garden (of what used to be a cashew nut plantation), and yet close to both Siem Reap city centre (about 10 minutes walk) and the temples of Angor Wat. Our yoga shalas are bright and open-air/roof top spaces, with all the necessary amenities and props available to students. Our cottages are cosy and clean, equipped with an en suit bathroom.
Direct teachings from a team of experienced international teachers — Blue Indigo Yoga focuses on providing students with small, intimate class settings for individualized and personalized attention from our teachers. The classes are located in the same area as the accommodations, so teachers’ assistance is available to students throughout the day.
You will learn the practice and teaching methodology for classical Hatha Yoga and a structure and sequencing of a creative Vinyasa flow. The course contains a lot of practical classes, focusing on safe and correct alignment in the asana, principles of demonstration, and hands-on adjustment and assistance. Throughout the duration of the training, you will be asked to teach mini-classes to your fellow students, thus gaining confidence and deepening your teaching skills.
Other topics include:
- anatomy and physiology,
- introduction to the Ayurvedic medicine,
- Yoga therapy (shatkriya, Yoga asanas for different ailments),
- Yoga Nidra,
- history and philosophy of Yoga,
- tools of Yoga (Pranayama, mudra, bandha, mantra),
- introduction to other Yoga styles (Yin Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa),
- marketing strategy, advertising and PR,
- ethics in yoga business.
As a part of this program, you will learn about photography, videography and editing your pictures and videos. We will start from the beginning and bring you to a level where you’d be comfortable taking great pictures and videos of yourself and friends practising yoga. Additionally you will learn basics of WordPress so that you could create and maintain your own website. By the end of the training, you will have one or many ready to share multimedia clip about you, your Yoga practice, your experience going through this life-changing event – your personal story.. This clip will be a great way to share your experience with friends and family, and market yourself if you are looking for volunteer/teacher jobs.
On completion of the course, you will receive a Yoga Alliance International accredited certificate confirming your competencies as a Yoga teacher.
We encourage our students to start teaching as soon as possible, preferably to your family and friends first, or find a volunteer position in one of the Yoga centres or retreats, as no amount of knowledge can compare to what you learn when you start to share Yoga with others.