Sun Art Center | Yoga & Meditation Retreats | Koh Samui, Thailand

INTRODUCING OUR 200 HRS

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING 

 Our Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) programmes are led by creative and professional teachers in our fully-equipped center.


The practitioners are also supported by a holistic point of view besides the physical aspects of yoga.

In this 200 Hours YTT students will learn classical hatha postures and their variations by appyling and and teaching them. The practices will be based on a combination of anatomy knowledge and supportive breathing/releasing techniques.


Practitioners will learn about the history, styles (Hatha, Yin, Vinyasa, Bhakti, Raja) and the philosophical aspect of yoga.


Our main aim is to give an awareness of the body-mind-soul connection and train students as confident teachers with multi-perspective approaches. 

SYLLABUS

  • Educative techniques

  • Asanas and their variations

  • Human anatomy and physiology

  • Alignment and anatomy in asanas

  • Pranayama (breathing) techniques, kriyas and bandhas

  • Skinner Releasing Technique and other supportive releasing techniques

  • Vipassana and Mindfulness meditations

  • Mandala and Mantra meditations

  • Western and Eastern approaches

  • Basic holistic healing therapies knowledge

Who can join the YTT Program?

Yoga teachers or practitioners who want to deepen in their practice and teaching skills.
Anybody who wants to learn yoga to gain a more aware and self-knowledged perception in the life.

Skill levels

· Beginner

· Intermediate

· Advanced

Certificate

The graduates take " 200 Hours YTT " certificate signed by Yoga Alliance registered teachers at the end of the programme. You can register and have your allowance from Yoga Alliance with your own certificate.

Teaching Asana

  • Study of all Hatha yoga postures with modifications for various levels 

  • Appropriate use of props 

  • Correct physical alignment

  • Physical and subtle energetic benefits of postures

  • Hands on adjustments 

  • Learn the principles and art of sequencing and how to create a theme for your class

  • Learn to give clear instructions and verbal cues 

  • Learn how to demonstrate asanas

  • Teaching to beginners

  • Teaching to special groups such as seniors, children, prenatal yoga, etc.

  • Guidelines behind the student teacher relationship

  • Ethics of a yoga teacher

  • You will deepen your own practice and learn how to teach through many opportunities to practice yoga teaching in order to feel confident in front of a class. 
     

Meditation

  • Practice and learn to guide others through a variety of meditation techniques.

  • Through meditation you can learn how to stop identifying with the external world, the body, the mind, and ceaseless thoughts, accessing the quieting of the mind, finally embarking on the path of yoga, which is identification with the true authentic Self which leads to Samadhi; pure bliss.

Pranayama

  • Prana is the life force or vital energy. And pranayama is a way of building and directing this vital energy.

  • Learn to teach powerful breath (pranayama) techniques such as ujayi, kapalabhati, bastrika, nadisodhana, kumbhaka, Sheetali, Sheetkari and Bramari;

  • Learn how to apply bandhas and understand the effect bandhas have in directing prana (vital life force).
     

Anatomy

You will become knowledgeable in principles of anatomy as it relates to yoga asana, pranayama, and movement of Vinyasa.
 

  • Learn and understand the physical effects yoga has on the body

  • Learn how to avoid injury in more prone areas and how to work with common injuries

  • Learn to teach variations of postures based on a breath centered practice

  • Learn to teach postures based in healthy joint and bone alignment

Yogic Anatomy

  • Learn the subtle energetic effects of yoga on the body

  • What is prana and what techniques can be used to direct prana throughout the body

  • Kundalini energy 

  • The chakra system

  • The vayus

  • Nadis

Yogic history and philosophy

  • Key influential texts will be studied and students will learn how to apply this ancient wisdom for the betterment of their daily lives. Some of the texts that will be explored include The Vedas, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and The Upanishads.

  • Yoga’s journey to the Western world and the most influential yogis.

Accommodation

There are eight cozy single bed units separated by bamboo boards, with shared showers, and toilets. On the upper floor there's a spacious sala for meditation with Buddha statue, common kitchen with common fridge, dining room, and area for herbal teas and snacks. There is also a washing machine to take care of laundry. Tropical waterfall and stunning viewpoint are in very close walking distance.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga and study

  • Deep meditation sessions

  • Asana, anatomy, history, and philosophy

  • Apply the ancient wisdom in your life

  • 27 nights accommodation

  • Daily healthy meals

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100 Tambon Na Mueang, Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani 002968

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