Introduction to the Yoga Teachers’ Training Course

Fri., 21 February 2020 – Sun., 23 February 2020

In Reith, Tyrol, Austria


The Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course was established in 1969 and was the first yoga teacher training programme in the West.

 

Living Yoga or “learning by doing” is the spirit of this course.

 

This introductory programme enables a direct experience of the daily training schedule.

 

Practice

  • The 12 basic postures – asanas for all planes of movement
  • Balance of posture, breathing and relaxation
  • Asana variations for a better sitting pose
  • Introduction to pranayama

 

Lectures

  • Sequence of a Sivananda yoga class
  • Introduction to meditation and mantra chanting
  • Philosophical aspects of the teacher training course

 

Recommended reading

Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion, Sivananda Yoga Centres
Many photos; asana practice programmes for beginner, intermediate and advanced users; relaxation and meditation; over 40 vegetarian recipes.

The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga, Swami Vishnudevananda

Bhagavad Gita, with commentary by Swami Sivananda

 

DAILY RATES
Yoga:€53
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
In a smoke-free eco-hotel
Single room:€81
Double room:€66
Shared room:€48
Dormitory (for ladies only):€42

Minimum stay: 2 nights

Triple rooms on request for 3 people staying for the same dates.

All rates include VAT and are subject to a €1.80 visitor's tax per person per night.


Daily schedule
6:00 – 7:30 amMorning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
Twice a week and weather-permitting, the meditation takes place as a silent walk.
8:00 – 9:30 amAsanas and pranayama, sometimes followed by a short lecture on the different aspects of yoga
10:00 amVegetarian brunch

from 11 am

Time for an invigorating sauna visit or a relaxing massage; occasionally a walk or excursion. The time for the workshop/lecture on the yoga theme will be communicated after you arrive.
4:00 – 5:30 pmAsanas and pranayama
6:00 pmVegetarian dinner
8:00 – 9:30 pm

Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk

Occasionally the meditation takes place as a silent walk.

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Participation in the afternoon lecture/workshop is optional.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation and meals are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.

All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.

What you will need for your stay

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous.

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.

Corona rules

Registration

Bookings are closed for this event.