Yoga Instructor Course
About the course
YIC, a professional yoga instructor training program, consisting knowledge of Holistic living and not merely as yoga posture, VYASA has been offering this course over the last 3 decades all over the globe with great benefits. At the end of this course, the students will be able to teach yoga to the general public even having health related complain. The holistic way to prevent diseases, promote positive health and bring harmony and peace in the society.
Limited Seats Available. Register till 20th march or till seats available.
YIC course has been specially designed so that within one month, a person feels comfortable and sufficiently knowledgeable to be able to teach yoga, in a positive non-harmful manner, which imbibes ancient knowledge of India.
Furthermore the YIC course is designed in such a way that allow the students to teach the general public straightaway with confidence in a holistic manner, whereby the instructors can provide yogic practices to promote positive health, prevent disease and most importantly introduce the concept of harmony and peace to society once completion of the course.
The YIC course introduces the concept of right way of living, which can be easily translated, into their lives.
The YIC course is the flagship course for VYASA to allow student to progress onto other long term courses.
The YIC course has been designed to inspire the people from all nations to come and learn, the basis of yoga and its application, so that old ideas, prejudices and barriers are removed. The concept of universal brotherhood is developed with the YIC course.
Yoga Instructor Course has designed in such a way that students not mearly only teaching to the people in holistic manner, it also provides the platform to learn many things.The core values of the YIC are as follows.
Contributing to national development
Through this program development is achieved (Physical, mental, social and spiritual awareness).
Awareness of yoga, spiritual and traditional values are created among the public by the students who are trained at VYASA in the right way of living.
Development of skills in various areas, which are multi-applicable to any situations, be it employment or leisure pursuit.
Inculcating a value system among students
Here every day activity are done which continue to instill traditional values to the students using a variety of methods.
Maitrimilan – Chanting of Slok-Sangraha based on B.Gita and discourse on topics related to Yoga and spirituality.
Karma yoga-Self less service.
Sattvic food-adjustment to eating a balance, simple, wholesome foods.
Honesty, sincerity, integrity, punctuality, morality, importance to traditional values, Universal brotherhood (all are called bhaiya’s and didi’s, spiritual values, value of rising early in the morning.
Overall the lifestyle change.
Quest for excellence
Self analysis (Working back at the activities and evaluating those activities).Constant reviewing the running of the YIC course.With daily meetings – reviewing what took place the day before. Ensuring any problems that arise are dealt with quickly, efficiently and effectively so that students are not disturbed un-necessarily.
Monthly review meeting are done once the course is complete for the analysis of success and failures. The monthly course is dissected with the use of the daily records to ensure, the next month runs even better than previous.It is our mission to ensure the student receives the best education, understanding and development within one month. This is done with the use of feedback forms from the students, staff, alumni, parents and management.
Features of the department
The YIC department has well trained staff, who themselves have done previous courses at VYASA both long and short term courses. Therefore the staff members are able to share their experience with new students easily.
The YIC department provides the opportunity and training that once the student has completed the course, they in turn can become coordinator and in time provide valuable insight to prospective new students.
The YIC department provided the contribution of all senior faculty members to provide their valuable understanding and input, so that the students truly understand yoga (i.e. that is more than just a physical pursuit)
The YIC department allows all lecturers, coordinators and helpers to provide one to one interaction with students on a daily basis.
The YIC department removed the normal barrier between teacher and student, so that all yogic activities are done by one and all. Therefore continuing to improve understanding of selfless duty.
Due to the efficiency and effectiveness of this course, YIC department has encouraged the people from more than 50 countries throughout the world to come and join the Yoga Instructor Course, giving it a world round reputation.
Many graduated YIC students have become yoga teachers around the world and so continue to spread the wonderful and ancient teachings of India and Yoga.
Many graduated YIC students feel that VYASA is their second home and come back on a regular basis.
Features of the YIC course
- It is only one month residential course, hence many people can take out time from there busy schedule and join the course to become yoga instructor.
- The course is a nice combination of theory and practice which create good understanding of yoga from physical, mental, social and spiritual prospective.
- Yoga for rehabilitation
- This course has attracted graduates, post graduates and professionals from the different fields.
- These graduates use this course to remain balance in all situations.
- An hour YOGA per day and keep ailments away’ is the new slogan for all who wanted to be healthy and successful in there work place. They become role model to others of how to live a life in the right way on the right path
|Sl. No||Name of the course||Credits||Number of teaching hours||Marks for evaluation|
|1||Concept, basis and four paths of Yoga||4||60 hrs||100|
|2||Message and teachings of Contemporary yogis||4||60 hrs||100|
|3||Asana, Pranayama and meditation||2||60 hrs||50|
|4||Kriya, mudra and bandhas||2||60 hrs||50|
|5||Report writing||2||60 hrs||50|
Theory subjects shall be taught for sixty hours including assignment writing and tests. Following the teaching, an examination will be conducted for 100 marks.
For all the practical subjects, same number of hours shall be devoted and examination will be conducted for 50 marks.
A candidate has to choose a topic of yoga and write the report and the same will be presented by the candidate before a group of examiners. He/she will be examined for 50 marks.
As part of worksheets, candidate will prepare a practical note based on the instructions of the course teacher. A candidate shall be examined for worksheets and the amount of practical knowledge he/she has acquired during the program.