Yoga Teacher Training Singapore

200 Hours Yoga Alliance Accredited Yoga Teacher Training Singapore

$2680* (Early Bird Price)

Free Yoga Teacher Training Info Session

Why have your “Yoga Teacher Training” with us?

Yoga Teacher Training Singapore Anatomical

Anatomical

This yoga teacher training course includes teachings on the bones, joints, muscles and various movements of the body. This course will help you to understand the application of body anatomy in yoga postures.

Yoga Teacher Training Singapore Right and Wrong Postures

Right & Wrong Postures

This course will explain the importance of postures performed correctly and its effect on the joints withing the body and muscle movement. Yoga teacher trainees will be able to distinguish between right and wrong postures in their yoga practice as well as when teaching.

Yoga Teacher Training Singapore Modification and Adjustments

Modification & Adjustments

Our yoga teacher training participants will understand the anatomical importance of yoga postures. With this understanding, they will also learn how modifications and adjustments are made within the anatomical range of movement.

Yoga Instructor Course Objective

T his is a certificate course recognized by the Yoga Alliance. This Yoga Teacher Training Course provides an excellent opportunity to awaken or deepen your yoga practice. This course will also enable you to become part of the global yoga community and meet new friends. The course guides one to develop the inner teacher and discover everything which is already within us. This course aims to guide you on how to use the yoga practices as a tool for inner and outer transformation.
T his Yoga Teacher Training Course will enrich students with practical and technical knowledge. Students will gain skills in both teaching and observation. The course has a strong emphasis on anatomical and physiological understanding. It also aims to impart a deeper understanding of the philosophy of Yoga and inculcate discipline in one’s own practice. The course will also encourage the students to develop their own voice and intuition. Throughout the course, each class will consist of a combination of demonstrations, clear instructions, feedback and physical adjustment.
P articipants will gain a deeper knowledge in the philosophy of yoga, anatomy and physiology. This course will help you to understand scientifically proven yoga therapy and various branches of yoga. Participants will be provided with a supportive environment to learn and grow as confident, nurturing teachers. We offer this training to empower those who are committed to personal practice by guiding them along the precepts of Yoga. Our aim is to provide students with an experience of long lasting happiness and peace. Students will be able to share this experience and teach the yogic lifestyle with and to others.

Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

Asana Practices

• Learn different Asana names with its Sanskrit interpretation and benefits.

• Learn the different categories of Asanas and the basic guidelines of general practice.

• Basic theory and rules of alignment in Asanas.

• Deepening Asana practice - progression from beginner to intermediate.

• Therapeutic role of Asanas in healing injuries.

• Modifications and transitions in Asanas practice.

• Detailed study of Asanas and their modifications that leads to advancement.

• Application of props in Asanas.

• Balanced approach between dynamic movements vs static postures.

• Identifying the different key muscle groups in Asanas.

• Understanding the concept of flexibility and strength.

• Application of Asanas to teaching.
Pranayama

• Learn the concept of Prana and the general guidelines of a Pranayama practice.

• What is the aim and objective of Pranayama?

• Difference between Pranayama and deep breathing.

• Role of Pranayama as therapy.

• Deepening a Pranayama practice with three energy locks, also known as "Maha Bandhas".
Kriya, Mudra & Bandhas

• Seven Karmas, the cleansing processes in the Hatha Yoga Tradition – Kapalbhati, Jala Neti, Kunjal, Trataka, Shankha Prakshalana.

• Learn the use of Mudras (gestures) with their significant benefits on health.
Meditation

• Understand the path of Raja Yoga - with theory and concepts of meditation

• Learn Meditation practices as an introduction to various meditation techniques and sadhana.

• Traditions and types of meditation (Nada and Mantra meditation).

• Connection of Meditation and mind.

• Benefits of Meditation and scientific research on Meditation.

• What are the myths about Meditation?

• Understanding Yoga Nidra (Psychic Sleep).

Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle

• The Origins of Yoga

• Learn Patanjali Yoga Sutra.

– Ashtanga Yoga - 8 Limbs of Yoga.

– Learn the definition of Yoga, Five Vrittis, Kriya Yoga and mental modification.

• Introduction to Ramayana.

• Introduction to Bhagavad Gita.

• Introduction to Vedas and Upanishad.

• Introduction to Yoga texts – Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita & Haṭharatnāvalī.

• Essence of Yoga philosophy (Jnana, Bhakti and Karma Yoga).

• Learn the ethics of a Yoga Teacher, the Lifestyle and the Value of Teaching.

• Essence and importance of Ayurveda in Yogic culture.

• Learn the concept of anti aging through Yoga and Ayurveda.

Anatomy & Physiology (Human body)

• Learn three anatomical position.

• Learn about the Musculoskeletal System; bones, joints, planes of axis and biomechanics.

• What are the different types of muscle contraction?

• How are muscles organized?

• Learn about the movement of muscles.

• Learn the functions of muscles and its relation to the yoga practice.

• Science of Stretching – dynamic, static, PNF, active, ballistic, passive.

• Different systems of the body and their relationship with traditional Asanas.

• Safety Considerations, Modifications and Safe Alignment.

• Special Concerns of Practice (menstruation, pregnancy and ailments).

• Subtle Body – Nadis, Chakras, Pancha Kosha, Pancha Prana, Vayus, Gunas.

Teaching Methodology

• Teacher’s essential quality, principle, observation.

• Learn about class management.

• Learn about injury prevention, improper practice in forward fold, twisting and back bending.

• Principle of practice and multiple layers of Asana practice.

• Guidelines for sequencing and verbal instructions (Sequencing for Menstrual Cycle).

• Learn lesson plan and class time management

• What are the business aspects of teaching Yoga (marketing & legal aspect).

Yoga Teacher Training Schedule

Yoga Mala conducts both full-time, as well as part-time Yoga Teacher Training Singapore courses. Our full-time courses are conducted on weekdays whereas our part-time courses are conducted only on the weekends. Please refer to the schedule below for our yoga teacher training Singapore classes in 2017.

2017 Schedule

Full Time Yoga Teacher Training

Weekday Schedule (Monday – Friday)

8:30am   – 9:30am    Kriya / Pranayama / Break
9:30am   – 11:00am  Asana / Anatomy Class
11.00am – 11.30am  Yoga Nidra / Meditation
11.30am – 12.30pm  Philosophy and History Lecture / Group discussion
12:30am – 1:15pm    Asana Practice Class
1:15pm  –  2:00pm   Lunch Break
2:00pm  –  4:30pm   Asana / Anatomy Class

*Yoga Mala reserves the right to change the schedule of the Yoga Teacher Training Singapore programme.

Part Time Yoga Teacher Training

Weekend & Public Holiday Schedule

8:30am    –   10:00am      Kriya / Pranayama / Break
10:15am  –   11:15am      Asana Practice Class
11:30am  –   12:30pm      Lunch break
1:00pm    –     2:00pm      Asana / Anatomy Class
2:00pm    –     3:00pm      Philosophy and History Lecture / Group discussion
3:00pm    –     4:00pm      Yoga Nidra & Meditation/ Break
4:00pm    –     5:00pm      Anatomy Lecture
5:00pm    –     6:30pm      Asana Class

Weekday Schedule

6:30pm –    9:30pm     Anatomy and Asana Class

*Yoga Mala reserves the right to change the schedule of the Yoga Teacher Training Singapore programme.

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Yoga Instructor Course Fees & Payment

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required for registering in Yoga Teacher Training course. Please make full payment prior to the start of course. We accept course fees in the form of NETS, Cheque or Online Banking. Please contact us for payment method.

• Total course fees include a non-refundable SGD 500 registration fee. (Advance Early-bird offer requires a 50% non-refundable deposit)
• Total course fees include course fee, manuals, one-time exam fees and one-time certification fees.
• Total course fees do not include any additional reference books apart from student course material. Yoga Alliance registration fees are not included in the total course fees.
• Re-examination fee is at SGD 150.
• If the certificate is lost, re-certification fee is SGD 100.
• Yoga Mala reserves the right to change the schedule of the programme at any time without prior notice.

Advance Early-bird Price (6 months prior to starting date)   S$2480
1st  Early-bird Price (2 months prior to starting date)   S$2680
Standard Rate   S$2950

Please hurry before this offer runs out. Contact Yoga Mala here for further enquiries.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • No refund of all money paid will be given if the student decides to withdraw from the course once the course commences.

Standard

Price

  • Full Time Yoga Teacher Training
  • Part Time Yoga Teacher Training
  • Price Validity 2016
$2950
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Early Bird

Price

  • Full Time Yoga Teacher Training
  • Part Time Yoga Teacher Training
  • Price Validity Limited
$2680
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Eligibility

All participants should be aware that the Yoga Teacher Training is a physically and emotionally demanding course. This course will require a strong commitment, personal sacrifice and support of the student’s primary support network. Interested students,

  • Must have a deep desire to learn and personally explore the deeper dimensions of yoga.
  • Need not have prior yoga practice or experience.
  • Must be free of major injuries before going into the course.
  • Must have an open mind.
  • Must be willing to forgo most other personal or professional commitments for the duration of the course.

Assessment

Students have to undergo an assessment at the end of the Yoga Mala 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Course. This assessment is divided into 4 sections:

  • Practical
  • Teaching
  • Theory
  • Project and Conduct

Students have to score a minimum of 70% for each section and 70% overall aggregate to pass. Students will have to sit for a re-assessment with the next batch if they fail to comply with above said criteria. Re-examination fees per segment is SGD 150.

Certification

After fulfilling the Yoga Teacher Training requirements, students will be presented with a Certificate of Completion for this Yoga Teacher Training programme from Yoga Mala, which is recognised by the Yoga Alliance USA. After this course, you are eligible to become a registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). Please see complete standards on www.yogaalliance.org.

Reading Requirements

Please purchase the following yoga texts for your teaching training.

*Please note that the Yoga Sutras and the Hatha Yoga Pradipika have numerous translations; the translation which is used and recommended for the teacher training is listed below. We sell Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha and Four Chapters of Freedom at nominal prices. Those taking the teacher training course with us will be given a discount off the online store price. Please enquire directly.

• Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
• Four Chapters on Freedom by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
• Yoga, The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann.
• The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long.

Recommended Additional Readings (not required for the course but are good references to keep).
• The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V. Desikachar.
• Light on Yoga by B.K.S Iyengar.
• Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by David H. Coulter.
• Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda.
• Key Poses of Yoga by Ray Long.

Contact Us

For more details, please email Rajesh at contact@yogamala.com.sg or contact him at +6584981649.

Yoga Teacher Training by Yoga Mala Singapore is accredited by the Yoga Alliance ERYT500 Yoga Teacher Training by Yoga Mala Singapore RYS200 Yoga Teacher Training by Yoga Mala Singapore

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why are we cheaper than most of other yoga studios in Singapore?

We are a newly established studio with a vision of spreading yoga education to the masses at a very reasonable price. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is recognised by the Yoga Alliance USA. Our yoga teaching is primarily based on body anatomy which makes us  our teaching different and unique as compared to other studios.

Am I suitable for this training course?

This course is suitable for anyone who has a basic knowledge of yoga. You may not necessarily have the goal of becoming a yoga teacher. This course will, in general, awaken or deepen your yoga practice. If you have any doubt, please feel free to contact us or drop by our studio allow us to help you.

Who will be your guide and mentor?

Mr Rajesh will be conducting the whole yoga teacher training course. He is the director of all our yoga teaching programmes at Yoga Mala studio. He has had almost 15 years of experience in yoga teacher training and yoga therapy. He is accredited with ERYT 500 with Yoga Alliance, USA. He combines his extensive knowledge of body anatomy with an intuitive and compassionate approach to yoga teaching. He has taught in large yoga studios all over Asia. Mr Rajesh strongly believes that yoga is for everyone, and of all age groups.

Are books and materials included in the price of the training?

Yes, student course material is included in the price of training. However, students may purchase additional supporting reading materials suitable for the course. We have given details regarding recommended reading materials on this page (refer above).

When we are starting this course?

Yoga Mala is running full-time as well as part-time yoga teacher training courses throughout the year. Full-time courses are conducted on weekdays whereas part-time courses are conducted only on the weekends. Please refer to the schedule above for all courses in 2016.

What if I miss a class?

You must attend all 200 hours of this course to comply with the yoga training course requirements. However, we understand that you may not be able to foresee every conflict in schedule. You may complete any of your missed class(es) in any of the upcoming full time or part time courses absolutely free of charge.

How much time should I expect to spend on homework?

You may have to spend between 6 to 10 hours per week on written assignments and practice.

Will I be qualified to teach yoga once I complete the 200-Hour Teacher Training Program?

Yes, students will be presented with a Certificate of Completion for this yoga teacher training course from Yoga Mala that is recognised by the Yoga Alliance, USA. After certification, you will become a registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).

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