The Active Balance Yoga Teacher Training is open to anyone who wants to become a Yoga Teacher as well as anyone who simply want to advance their theoretical and practical skills as a Yoga Practitioner.
The Training Course will run for nine and a half weekends over a ten months period. We take a break during August. For dates, location and tuition fee, click here.
The Active Balance YTT will cover in detail specific practical skills and theoretical knowledge:
Practical skills include:
A large variety of yoga poses/Asanas
Specific breathing techniques/Pranayama
Mudras and Bandhas
Concentration and meditation techniques (Dharana and Dhyana)
All techniques will be studied in detail, from a balanced perspective, where the modern understanding of anatomical alignment, indications, contraindications, preparatory poses, contraindication and follow up poses, modifications, assists and more, is in line with age-old values of an authentic yoga lifestyle.
Theoretical skills include:
The anatomy of yoga- applied elements of anatomy and physiology
The energetic anatomy - in-depth exploration of the chakras and the nadis (power lines) and their influence on our well-being and as tools for personal development.
Yoga Philosophy and how it applies to our practice and daily life
A good understanding of the Sanskrit terminology
The art and science of teaching yoga classes
The business of yoga: training, membership to professional bodies, insurance, licencing, current relevant legislation, marketing, professional boundaries, ethics of teaching yoga and more.
Active Balance Yoga Diploma will focus on Integral Yoga as a style; bringing together Hatha Yoga, some principles of Vinyasa and also: Swara Yoga, Laya Yoga, Yantra Yoga, Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga etc.
The teacher training course will aim to support you to achieve your potential towards a career as a Yoga Teacher, or to enforce an informed knowledge as an advanced Yoga Practitioner.
Last updated May 8, 2019, 9:55 p.m. UTC