ABHYASA : Onsite Intensive in North America
Teacher Training Certification
Structured residential program – 100 Hours
60 Practical (asana, pranayama, chanting), 16 teaching methods, 4 seva, 20 self-practice.
PURPOSE OF THE COURSE: The purpose of this course is to educate and evaluate teachers and students enrolled in the online training course, whether you are pursuing a career in teaching Yoga, or seeking a tool for personal growth. The training follows the Kaivalyadhama Tradition of validating Yoga, through scientific research and traditional Yogic texts.
NATURE OF THE COURSE: The course is intensive in nature and completed onsite. It is available to men and women of all races, religions and nationalities. Interactive learning via group discussions and question/answer sessions will be held daily. The subject, Applied Teaching Methods, requires students to prepare lesson plans and teach practice classes. Seva hours, selfless service, can be earned by volunteering onsite.
LOCATION AND ACCOMODATIONS: The spectacular Berkshires Mountains of Western Massachusetts will be the onsite location for Kaivalyadhama’s North American 13-day Practical Course ( Yoga Teacher Training, Massachusetts ). West Stockbridge is a 1 hour drive from Albany airport and 3 hours from NYC and Boston. Earn your 100 hours of yoga teacher training at Harmony House, a peaceful and comfortable private residence in the Berkshires. Learn with an optimal “6 to 1 student-to-teacher ratio” in the quiet and beautiful yoga studio. Three healthy vegetarian meals are provided daily. Your free time can be spent enjoying nature from the deck, walking in the woods or bicycling around the country roads. The option of daily excursions off site, provides wanders to markets, restaurants and explorations in the nearby towns. A small fitness studio and sauna are available for you to use. Onsite massage therapy is available for an additional fee.
For more information about accommodations, contact Carol Potts 607.761.2158 [email protected]
FEES AND REGISTRATION: Tuition for the onsite Abhyasa – 800 dollars, payable by cash or check.
Food and lodging at Harmony House – 600 dollars, payable by cash, check or credit card.
Fee for accommodations will be paid directly to the Harmony House administrator after onsite registration and tuition is complete. The fees are guaranteed only for the sessions offered in 2016-17.
For more information and to register, contact Vartika Dubey 607.624.6587 [email protected]