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Course Highlights -
What is being taught?

  • Authentic Traditional Hatha yoga
  • Complete -in depth- curriculum
  • Focusing on Breathing, Awareness and Meditation
  • Covers the ancient yet practical Indian Philosophy of the Yogic Life
  • Designed to make ordinary yoga practitioners, the expert teachers of yoga
  • Experience and learn the art of teaching Yoga

Teachers -
Who is guiding you?

  • Learn from the real Indian Yoga Masters
  • The team consists of experts in the field of Yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit, Vedanta, Philosophy, Sidha Medicine, Kalari and Marma
  • Lead by E-RYT (Expert Registered Yoga Teacher) Faculties
  • From these Masters, you can Experience why Yoga is a Way of life and not only a form of exercise
  • Feel the difference in learning from real yogis

Location -
Where is it?

  • In the serene atmosphere of Amboli, Maharashtra.
  • Experience the power of sun from the hill. Ready for yoga, with pure sun light time for nature coffee..
  • Being one of the most beautiful and composed places on earth, the Amboly's hill stations and couthy ambience provide you a wonderful spot to flourish your Yogic life.
  • The day start with yoga !.Keep mind fresh...So relax...Go with yoga energy whole day

An authentic team to nurture the teacher in you

BHOOMA CHAITHANYA (BHOOMAJI)
School Director, Main Teacher & Yoga Alliance E-RYT - 500

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  • 20 years experience in Yoga since 1988
  • Yoga Teachers’ Training Course and Advanced Teachers’ Training Course from Sivananda Tradition
  • Intense practice in Gangotri for 5 months
  • Siddha Vaidyam and Marma Vaidyam from Rajkumar Aashan, Marthandam
  • Registered expert Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance
  • Currently in Panmana Ashram - One month 200 and 300 hour intensive yoga teacher training course

SWAMI YOGESHANANDA
Philosophy & Sanskrit Scholar

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  • Disciple of Dayananda Saraswati
  • Sanskrit and traditional scriptures from Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Rishikesh and Tamil Nadu
  • Initiated into monkhood in 1998 by Dayananda Saraswati
  • Teaching Sanskrit, Vedantic Scriptures and Bhagavad Gita in India and Sri Lanka

Dr. NIMIN SREEDHAR

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  • In the Ayurvedic treatment field for over a decade
  • Ex-Executive Director of the medical Magazine ‘Vaidyam’
  • Book on Ayurvedic diet and recipes - ‘Mahānasaṃ- Culinary delights of Rajah Ayurveda’
  • Ex-faculty at Mayur University, London, Kerala Ayurveda Academy, USA and Arsha Yoga Gurukulam
  • Head of Literary Research of Ekavaidya Knowledge Services Private Limited

P.S PARAMESWARAN

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  • Over 10 years teaching experience
  • Yoga Teacher Training Course, Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Course - Sivananda Yoga Vedanata Ashram
  • Yoga teacher in Engineering college, Chengannur, N. S. S. Ayurvedic Hospitals, Valamkulam and Aranmula
  • Worked in Ayurveda Yoga Villa,Wayanad, Sarai Resort, Leh, Ladakh

Be yogi, make yogis

Overview Of 1 month /300 Hour, 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

This one month intensive traditional Yoga training course allows Yoga teachers to expand their knowledge and deepen their own Hatha Yoga practice. So they get flexibility perfect health, vitality and steadiness of the mind. When the mind is steady they feel inner peace and real nature.
Level 2 course are able to attend only is they are graduates of level 1 (200 hrs) at any approved school. A copy of diploma certificate of level 1 should be included with the application form.
Yoga teachers are, at heart, dedicated yoga students. As students, we are always learning, filling our wells and receiving deeper insights through continued practice and study. As teachers, continued study allows us to expand our repertoire and more fully develop our voices and yogic lifestyles. As practitioners, we seek a sangha, or community, with whom we can share our journey.

COURSES OPEN FOR 2018

AMBOLI, MAHARASHTRA

DONATION, FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

PRIVATE ROOM: 2000EUR

TWIN SHARE: 1750EUR

DORMITORY:1550EUR

13thFEB - 13thMAR

300 EUR

Holistic Centre for Yoga & Vedanta, Amboli

Holistic Centre for Yoga & Vedanta is an ashram founded by Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati Maharaj, in Amboli, Maharashtra state, India. This ashram is more known as 'Yoga Ashram' in the nearby locality in Amboli. The Ashram is situated 1 KM away from the Amboli bus stand.


Amboli is;
30 KM from Sawantwadi
110 KM from Kolhapur
90 KM from Goa (Panjim)
70 KM from Belgaum


Address

Holistic Centre for Yoga & Vedanta
Amboli P.O. , via-Sawantwadi Sawantwadi Talika
Sindhudurg District - 416532. Maharashtra State, India

How to Reach

Those ashram guests who wish to be picked up by a taxi from the nearby airport / railway station / Bus station please email: yogaindiameditation@gmail.com giving all the arrival details. This is highly recommended as the taxi driver from Amboli knows where exactly to bring you.

The nearest international airport is in Goa. Other International airports near by are in Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore from where one can fly into Goa. One can travel by bus or taxi to the ashram location. Amboli is 110 KM from Goa airport.

The closest railway stations to the Amboli ashram are the 'Sawantwadi Road' and 'Kudal' stations which are on Konkan railway route. These are not major stations. All trains may not have stops here. Amboli is 30 KM from the station Sawantwadi Road. The major railway station Madgaon (110 kM from Amboli) is also along this railway route.

The other major station close by is in Belgaum and this station is not part of Konkan railway route. All these stations are linked to all major cities in India by rail. Check with the South Indian railways for more details : www.indianrail.gov.in

From these railway stations take a taxi or bus to the ashram. Amboli is 110 KM from Goa / 70 KM from Belgaum.

Ashram guests who wants to arrive by train are advised to book rail tickets as early as possible. Trains are often fully booked. Train e-tickets can be booked up to three months in advance via the internet. Train information can be obtained via www.indianrail.gov.in . Train journey reservation is possible by using credit card, for bookings : www.irctc.co.in

Come as disciple, go as a guru

Certification & Assessments

The students are continuously assessed throughout the course at all levels. There will be a practical observation session towards the end of the course to evaluate the understanding and skills of the students.

Daily Schedule

05.00 AM: Wake up
05.30 – 06.00 AM: Cleansing Techniques
06.00 - 06.30 AM: Meditation
06.30 – 07.00 AM: Herbal Tea
07.00 – 09.30 AM: Asana Pranayama
09.45 AM: Breakfast(Veg.)
11.00 – 12.00 Noon: Bhagavad Gita
12.15 – 01.15 PM: Patanjali Yoga Sutra
01.15 - 01.45 PM: Fruits
01.45 - 02.15 PM: Karma Yoga
02.15 - 02.45 PM: Group Discussion /Self Study
02.45 - 03.30 PM: Free
03.30 – 04.00 PM: Personal Coaching(for students who are in need of care)
04.00-06.30PM:Asana,Pranayama, Meditation
07.00 PM: Dinner(Veg.)
08.00 - 09.00 PM: Anatomy / video / other related lecture / bhajan

Classes are held on 6 days a week and 7th day is for optional Trips to Cultural and spiritual places.

Teachers training course curriculum:

1. Advanced Techniques Training/Practice Includes asana, pranayama's, kriyas (Shat Karma & Shankhaprakshalana – washing of intestines), chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.

2.Anatomy & Physiology Includes both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc)

3.Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers The study of yoga philosophies (Patanjali Yoga Sutra & Bhagavad Gita), yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.

4.Practicum Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing and giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching.

Other Facilities

Laundry Service

Washing Machine is available for students during Yoga Teachers Training Course.

Visas

Check whether you are required to arrange a visa before you enter India. Be careful to apply for a tourist visa, whilst you will be studying yoga here, a student visa is a very different visa and you will require supporting information which only academic establishments like universities can provide. Your reason for visiting should be stated as a tourist. Foreign Nationals are required to bring their original passport with a valid visa for India.

Telephone/email

Email and telephone facilities are available. However, the facilities are limited so guests must keep email and telephone communications to a minimum, to allow all guests equal access. Mobile phone signals from all major companies are available in the resort compound. Use of mobile phones in all classes, dining areas and also inside the rooms are prohibited due to the respect to other's privacy.

Holistic center for yoga & vedanta, Amboli

Who can Participate?

Level 2 course are able to attend only is they are graduates of level 1 (200 hrs) at any approved school. A copy of diploma certificate of level 1 should be included with the application form.

What to bring?

Casual comfortable clothes, yoga mat, toiletries, notebooks, pens, slip-on sandals, rain wear, flashlight, insect repellent, alarm clock, water bottle, sunscreen...etc. Smoking is strictly prohibited.

Deposit:

A non-refundable deposit of 300 EUR is required to finalize a booking with us. If you cannot attend the course for any reason, you can transfer the deposit to any other course within one year from the original course starting date subject to availability. If you cancel the course at the last moment, and if we cannot find a replacement, you will lose the deposit.

Balance Payments:

The balance payment can be paid on arrival in cash, in any major currency or, if you are coming with your debit/Credit card, you can get Indian Rupees in cash from the local ATMs or currency exchange agents - in that case, please check with your bank for the transaction charges with credit cards.

For payments in Indian Rupees or any other currencies, we use the current exchange rates from www.xe.com at the time of your payment. Applicants who are remitting their full course fee online should pay an additional charge of 60 EUR as Transaction charge.

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FAQ?

Our courses involve the practice of traditional hatha yoga consisting of sun salutations, headstand, shoulderstand, plough, bridge, fish, sitting forward bend, inclined plane, cobra, locust, backward bends, spinal twists, standing forward bends, standing sideways bends and balancing poses, savasana, kapalabhati, pranayama and meditation.

Yes, an Indian Visa is necessary for all foreigners to enter India. Please google for details of your local Indian Embassy website and find out how many days it takes to get an Indian Tourist Visa. Sending your passport to the embassy or a visa consultant by post could take a week or two. In some countries, you can go to the visa centre in person and get the Visa on the same day. A 'Tourist Visa' is easy to get, inexpensive and does not need much paper work. While filling in the Tourist Visa application, please write the reason of travel as 'Vacation'.

The nearest international airport is in Goa. Other International airports near by are in Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore from where one can fly into Goa. One can travel by bus or taxi to the ashram location. Amboli is 110 Km from Goa airport.

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