Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand

300 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand

28 Days | U.S.$ 2400 (Early Bird Price)


After the completion of 300 Hour Yoga TTC in order to deepen their yogic practices and experiences one intends to take on this advance 300 Hour Yoga TTC. This is also a residential traditional Hatha & Vinyasa focused Yoga Course, registered with Yoga Aliance, and intended for the intermediate students. After the successfully completion of the Course they receive 300 RYS Certification, and can register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 500.

Who Should Apply?

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This 300 Hour Yoga TTC is designed and perfect for the students who;

  • are either fresh beginners or beginners with basic knowledge of yoga,
  • wish to go through a deep and intense life changing experiences yoga,
  • are looking for a complete detoxification from their life through yogic wisdom, science and practices,
  • are entirely dedicated and focused to become a professional 500 RYT yoga teacher and guide,
  • wish to get an exposure to India culture and its spiritual values

Highlights:

  • 27 nights’s accommodation (Non-AC)
  • Hatha-yoga & ashtanga-yoga classes
  • Shat-kriya & pranayama practices
  • Mantra recitation guided & karma Yoga
  • Relaxation & meditation practices
  • Yoga anatomy & physiology workshops
  • Yoga practicum/practice teaching
  • Healthy nutritious vegetarian three time meals along with tea; breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Traditional Northern Thai Dinner with Thai Cultural Performance
  • Excursion to nearby ancient Buddhist temples and sightseeing on Thailand’s highest mountain range.
  • 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course certification from Yoga Alliance, USA

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Certification

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at our yoga School Yoga Vidya Mandiram is offered from a worldwide known Yoga Alliance, USA. After the successfully completing the program the students will receive a 300 RYS (registered yoga school). After which they can get registered at Yoga Alliance USA and become a 500 RYT (registered yoga tanner).

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum

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Mantra recitation (mantra – Japa), daily joints and glands practices (granthi – vimochana – kriya), yoga postures (yoga asanas), meditative steps of doing asanas, six cleansing exercises (shat karma), science of breath (pranayama), yoga energy locks (Bandha) and yoga gestures (Mudra), meditation (Dhyana), yogic sleep (yoga Nidra), history and philosophy of yoga (yoga Darshana), yogic anatomy and physiology of human body, basic principles of Ayurveda, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology. Yoga psychology enhance the students’ learning at various levels; mentally and emotionally by which they learn to adopt the yogic disciplines in daily life. Here is the detailed 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course:

Yoga Postures (Hatha & Vinyasa)

  • Meditative steps of performing the hatha yoga; centering, entering, refining, holding, coming out, and reflection
  • Astanga vinyasa flow – series 1 (review) & 2
  • Surya namaskar (sun salutations I, II & III) – dynamic surya namaskar, surya namaskar with breath awareness, surya namaskar with 12 mantras with their bija-mantras
  • Modifications of yoga asanas
  • Types of yoga asanas – standing, sitting, backward bending, forward bending, spinal twisting, fire series, inversion, shavasana etc.
  • Alignment & art of adjustment
  • Preventing common injuries
  • Counter pose
  • Contraindications
  • More on the yoga asanas benefits

Pranayama (the science of breath)

  • Science of breath
  • Advance postures for pranayama
  • Reviewing the diaphragmatic breath
  • Different practices of pranayama: nadi shodhana, ujjayee, kapalabhati, bhastrika, shitali, shitkari, brahmari, and anuloma viloma, suryabhedi, and various types of kumbhaka pranayama and others
  • Breathing for the advance yoga practices, such as chakra and kundalini
  • Benefits or pranayama practices
  • Guidelines for regular pranayama

Bandhas (lock)

  • Jalandhara-bandha (chin lock)
  • Uddiyana-bandha (abdominal lock)
  • Moola-bandha (root lock)
  • Maha-bandha (great lock)

Relaxation

  • Introduction to the concept and practices of relaxation
  • Relaxation of efforts
  • Philosophy of yoga-nidra
  • Sequence the advance relaxation practices
  • 31 points relaxation exercise
  • 61 points relaxation exercise
  • Preparation for yoga-nidra
  • 61 blue star – yoga-nidra

Meditation

  • Meditation in action
  • Advance yoga asanas for meditation
  • Reviewing the steps into basic meditation
  • OM Kriya
  • Spinal breath
  • Sushumna breath through chakras
  • Kundalini practices 1 & 11

Yoga Anatomy & Physiology

  • System within the personality; A deeper understanding of human personality which contains physical and subtler bodies, such as; 10 active and cognitive senses, mind, intellect, and ego.
  • Therapy principles for stress disorders
  • Stress: Introduction
  • Humoral theory (in ancient Indian medicine, Greek medicine & modern medical science)
  • The Brain and its sub cortical centers
  • Stress and Neuro-endocrinal changes
  • Stress management through yoga:
    • Asana (physical postures)
    • Pranayama (breathing practices)
    • Dhyan (meditation)
    • More effect of yoga asanas on the muscles and body
    • Nadis (energy channels)
    • Chakras and Kundalini (energy plexus and coiled up energy)
    • Advance learning about pancha kosha (five sheaths)
    • More on the study of pancha pranas (five vital energy)

Yoga philosophy

  • General introduction: six schools of Indian philosophy
  • Elementary intro to Samkhya and Yoga philosophies
  • The Yoga-sutras of Patanjali
  • History of Yogic science
  • Astanga-yoga: yama, niyam, asana, pranayam, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi
  • Introduction to Vedanta (Yoga of the Upanishads)
  • The yoga of the Bhagavad-gita
  • The tantric yoga
  • Yoga Ethics: yamas, niyamas, four brahma-viharas and more on the ethics of a teacher
  • Daily life style of a sadhaka

Ayurveda

  • Yogic and Ayurveda on the concept of life
  • Philosophy of Ayurveda: body and mind
  • The concept of tri-dosha: vata, pitta, and kapha
  • The concept of tri-gunas: sattva, rajas and tamas
  • Ayurveda and the balanced and healthy nutrients diet
  • Balance of the mind and body through proper diet as in Ayurveda

Mudras

  • Intro to mudras and their importance in yoga practices
  • Mudra and its psychology
  • The elements residing in the fingers and five mudras: akasha-mudra, jnana-mudra, agni-mudra, varuna-mudra, and prithvi-mudra.
  • Note: Other important mudras are: dhyan-mudra, prana-mudra, apana-mudra, linga-mudra, shunya-mudra, vishnu-mudra, bhairava-mudra, and hridaya-mudra

Mantra chanting

  • Intro to meditation & mantra
  • Understanding of the following mantras: aum, gayatri, trayambakam, guru, shanti etc.
  • Understanding of morning, evening and meal prayers
  • Surya-namaskara 12 mantras along with bija mantras and their understanding
  • Pronouncing the names of the advance asanas
  • Selected yoga-sutras recitation with their understanding

Satkriya (cleaning)

  • Jala-neti
  • Sutra-neti
  • Kunjala
  • Trataka
  • Agni-sara
  • Nauli

Teaching Methodology

  • Learning to instruct & guide
  • Main points: Teaching to what you observe, Timing a class, Greeting/Centering, Sequence in teaching,
  • Themeing a specific posture
  • Classroom Organization
  • Demonstration
  • Health Concerns
  • Language
  • Modification in Posture
  • The role of a teacher
  • The practice and service of teaching yoga

Yoga Practicum/Practice Teaching

  • Class sequences
  • Develop intention for classes
  • Self-evaluation
  • Assignments
  • Practice teaching
  • Feed back
  • Group discussion
  • Question & answer
  • Home work

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Daily Schedule

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As per the criteria and requirement set for the 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course by Yoga Alliance USA, there will be a reasonably tight schedule. This 300 Hour Yoga Training will be schedule on 6 days for the intensive study and practices and on the 7th day there will be Himalayan sightseeing, Holy Shrine & Temples Visits and Explore time as the related aspects of yoga training. In spite of such intensive schedule you could find this training an enlightening and interesting process of transformation. During your training you will have an opportunity to live with nature. The Yoga Training schedule begins at 6:15 am with a short morning prayer followed by a pranayama session. Then there comes the morning session for the traditional Yoga Postures (Hatha-Yoga) before the breakfast. Then we have two main sessions; one philosophy and the other yoga anatomy followed by lunch at noon. Then there will be some self-study and Self-practice time after before we begin the afternoon and evening sessions of Vinyasa-Yoga Asanas followed by Relaxation & Meditation. There will be some inspirational cultural activities, such as satsang (devotional songs), lectures on yoga related subjects, audios and video lectures. The weekly assignments will be a part of the training as that is conducive to gain in-depth knowledge of the subjects and experience through your yoga practices. During this yoga teacher training you will be provided with three yoga vegetarian meals including fruit refreshments and green tea.

We encourage the students to go sleep early about 10pm as that is conducive to the yoga training.  Here it is the typical daily schedule for 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand at our School Yoga Vidya Mandiram:

Typical Daily Schedule

05:00 : Wake Up!
06:15 : Morning Prayer
06:30 : Shat-kriya (Six Cleansing Exercises) & Pranayama Practices
07:30 : Hatha Yoga Asanas (Session – I)
09:00 : Breakfast
10:00 : Yoga Philosophy, Life-style & Yoga Ethics
11:00 : Yoga Anatomy & Physiology Workshops
12:30 : Lunch
13:30 : Self-Study & Self Practice Time
15:30 : Karma-Yoga
16:00 : Tea Time
16:30 : Ashtanga Vinyasa Asanas (Session – II)
18:00 : Relaxation & Meditation
19:00 : Dinner
20:00 : Self-Study
21:00 : Go to Sleep!
Note: Daily Schedule is subject to change.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Course Dates:

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Our upcoming the 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses are on the following dates:

Available All Year Round

26th Oct  –22nd Nov 2019 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand
31th Oct  –23rd Nov 2020
Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand
30th Oct  –22th Nov 2021 Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand
30th Oct  –22th Nov 2022  Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand

300 Hour Yoga TTC in chiang Mai, thailand, Course Fee (Private and Shared Accommodation)

Price Type Early Bird Discount USD/Person
Full Price (Shared Dorm Room) US $350 2750   2400
Full Price (Shared Twin Room) US $350 3150   2800
Full Price (Private Room) US $350 3700   3350

How to reach Here

The venue for Chiangmai 200 HR TTC is MaeWin Guesthouse & Resort, located about 60km southwest of Chiangmai city.
Address:
MaeWin Guesthouse & Resort,
47 Moo 5, Mae Win Sub-District, 
Mae Wang District, 
Chiangmai, Thailand 50360

 

1. GETTING TO CHIANGMAI, THAILAND

 

ARRIVAL BY PLANE:
You could opt for a direct flight to Chiangmai International Airport (CNX). If there are no direct flights from your city, there are certainly connections you could make from your city to Chiangmai.

 

ARRIVAL BY TRAIN:
If you are traveling from within Thailand, you could take the train from the city you are into Chiangmai province. From Bangkok, the journey takes about 12 hours but evening trains feature comfortable bunks with or without air-con. Train tickets from Bangkok are between 600-1,000 THB for a train ticket depending on the level of comfort you want.

 

ARRIVAL BY BUS:
Buses run roughly every hour from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, departing from Bangkok’s Mo Chit Station and arriving at Chiang Mai’s Eastern (main) Bus Terminal. The first departure of the day is at 05:30 and the last is at 22:00. From Bangkok, the journey takes about 10 hours and there are a variety of busses available, with the VIP busses being the by far the most comfortable. Bus prices range from 12 USD to 25 USD per trip from Bangkok to Chiangmai.

 

2. GETTING TO THE TRAINING CENTER

ARRIVAL BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

“Maewin Guesthouse & Resort is 53 km in the southern direction from Chiangmai city and 55 km from Chiangmai International Airport (CNX).  The bus for Mae Wang district leaves from the corner of Wualay Rd. and Chang Lor Rd., opposite the Chiangmai Gate (1 of the 4 city gates) on the south side of the moat that surrounds the old city. Look for a bus that goes to บ้านกาด (Baan Kaad), it’s a yellow pick up truck with seats at the back and a sign on the roof, the route stops in Mae Wang.  Sit to the end of the line which is 5km passed Baan Kaad fresh market.  The ride costs only 35 baht per passenger.  From there, you have to pay extra fee of around 250-300 baht to reach the guesthouse.”

Public Transport
ARRIVAL BY TAXI:
Yoga Vidya Mandiram is  happy to assist you in arranging a taxi pick up once you arrive in Chiangmai. The taxi fee and travel time will depend on your pick up location and traffic.  It is an average of 1.20 hours from Chiangmai International Airport (CNX) to the guesthouse by taxi and costing around 1,000 baht per trip.