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Hatha Yoga

Raja Yoga

Karma Yoga

Instructor 1

Instructor 2

Instructor 2

Instructor 3

Instructor 3

Instructor 2

Practical details

Residential Week
at Rocklyn Ashram
Sunday September 29 – Friday 4 October 2024

followed by 10 weeks online
from Sunday October 6

Concluding with Residential weekend
at Rocklyn Ashram
Friday 6 – Sunday 8 December

10 hrs a week

$1100 Module fee
Non refundable Deposit $500. Instalment plans for the remaining fee are available.

Includes all tuition and classes

$200 shared accommodation and meals fee.

Yoga Instructor Module 3: Community

Entry dependent on successful completion of Instructor Module 2.

Instruct a wide range of practices from the Satyananda tradition with understanding and skill, including:

  • Surya Namaskara
  • A selection of classic asanas from Forward, Backward, Twisting and Inversion categories, including classic asana such as Paschimottanasana, Vipareet karani asana, Dhanurasana, Ardha matsyendrasana.
  • Mantra including Aum chanting, Shanti mantras, three daily mantras.
  • Longer and deeper meditation: principally Kaya Sthairyam, Ajapajapa and Antar Mouna.
  • Deeper exploration of Nadi shodhana, introducing vitalising pranayamas kapalbhati, bhastrika, cooling pranayamas sheetali, sheetkari.
  • Integrated anatomy and physiology for relevant practices including care in practice.
  • Instructing to develop a personal sadhana and support resources.
    independent practice and learning.
  • Instructing and adapting in different social contexts.
  • Instructing shatkarmas, including neti, trataka, simple cleansing.
  • Draw on Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga and Karma Yoga approaches to yoga.
    Work with attitudes, themes, focus and peak practices in classes.
  • Prepare general community level yoga courses from foundation to more progressive or more specific situations.
  • Encourage regular practice and yoga as a way of life.
  • Introduce and foster a field of community application of yoga (without being therapy), as a potential area for further development. Information and guest presenters provided, depending on the area of participant interest, on fields such as instructing yoga with: the elderly, children, in prisons, and/or drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Upon successful completion the graduates will have the understanding and skills to instruct yoga appropriately, with adaptability and flexibility in a wide range of community situations.

The three instructor modules are designed to be completed in linear order. Initial enrolment covers the three modules. All course modules need to be completed to receive the qualification.