Yoga Teachers' Training Course 2017 Israel

Yoga Teacher Training Course in Israel- October 2017

Are you ready for a life transformation?

Enjoy a stay in the Holy Land, and the beauty of the Jerusalem Mountains

Course orientation talk will be held on Friday 5/19 at 12:30 at the Sivananda Tel Aviv Center

Experience a complete spiritual yoga immersion and obtain your internationally recognized yoga teacher certification,
by joining us this October for the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course in Israel.
This year the Sivananda Yoga Mata Retreat House ,which is set in the peaceful and picturesque Jerusalem Mountains,
will be hosting the 17th Yoga Teacher Training Course in Israel. With over 40,000 graduates,
the Sivananda Yoga and Vedanta International Organization is the largest certifier of yoga teachers in the world.

The four week intensive course will cover a variety of aspects of yoga,
both in practice and theory, including the principles of the synthesis of yoga,                                                                                                             
which show one how to live a harmonious and balanced lifestyle.

The curriculum includes the following subjects:

Yoga postures (asanas)

(Yogic breathing (pranayama


The philosophy of Hatha Yoga

Teaching methods

Anatomy and physiology

Philosophy and psychology of yoga

    Yogic diet


(Kirtan (chanting

An in-depth study of the Bhagavad Gita

There are no prerequisites for the course, however due to the intense nature of the schedule, we advise that you come with an open heart and mind and commit to the demands of the course to the best of your ability.

The course will be taught by senior international teachers of the Organization, under the direct supervision of Swami Swaroopananda (direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and board member of the Sivananda Organization). The course will be taught in both English and Hebrew with translation available in both languages. For more information about the instructors click here

As a graduate of the course, you will be able to further your training at Sivananda Centres, and also be eligible to enrol in the Advanced Teacher Training Course (ATTC).

Dates: 2 October 2017 – 30 October 2017

For more details or to schedule a personal meeting, please contact:
Yael (Pranava Chaitanya) – Sivananda Center in Tel Aviv: 055-8826365
Eliav (Govinda) – Ashram in Mata: 052-3847547
Or leave your details in the following link and we will get back to you within 24 hours contact us

Click on the following link to download the registration form Course registration form

Daily schedule for the duration of the Course:

5:30 Wake up
6:00 Satsang (meditation, chanting and lecture)
8:00 Asana and Pranayama class
10:00 Brunch
11:00 Karma Yoga
12:00 Bhagavad Gita/ chanting/ meditation class
13:00 Break
14:00 Main Lecture (yoga philosophy and psychology or anatomy and physiology)
16:00 Asana and Pranayama (teaching methods)
18:00 Dinner
20:00 Satsang (meditation, chanting and lecture)

Attendance at all activities is mandatory. Changes in the program may occur from time to time.
Every Saturday there will be free time for rest and study. On this day the students are required to stay on the moshav grounds, to attend Satsang in the morning and evening and also to perform their karma yoga duties.
Leaving the moshav grounds is forbidden, for the duration of the Course.

: The following two books will be required for the Course

The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda*

(The Bhagavad Gita with the commentary of Swami Sivananda  (this version is mandatory*

:We also recommend a number of books that may help you during the course

A book on anatomy and physiology

Hebrew-English-Hebrew dictionary

The Sivananda Companion to Yoga – A Complete Guide

The Sivananda Kirtan Book *

 Available on the opening day of the Course or at the Sivananda Yoga Center in Tel Aviv*

Please bring a yoga mat, comfortable clothes for asana practice (long pants and comfortable shirt), warm clothes, walking and slip on shoes, hut, meditation shawl, stationery, notebook, alarm clock, toiletries, clothes pegs, thermos , water bottle, recording device (optional), earplugs, flashlight. Beddings needs according to accomodations type

 :The Curriculum

:(Yoga postures (Asanas
The sun salutations and the 12 basic Sivananda Yoga postures
Advanced variations
The affect of yoga postures on the physical and the energetic body
Posture and proper alignment, deep relaxation and the release of energetic blockages
(Yogic breathing (Pranayama
Basic exercises
(Kapalabhati and Anuloma Viloma (alternate nostril breathing
Advanced Exercises
(Kriyas (6 classic body cleansing exercises
The Philosophy of Hatha Yoga
The astral body
(The nadis (the energy channels) and the chakras (energy centers
Methods for teaching
How to teach the Sun Salutations and the 12 basic Sivananda Yoga postures
Teaching a basic Sivananda yoga class
Teaching yoga to beginner and advanced students
How to teach children, seniors and pregnant women

:Anatomy and physiology
The effects of hatha yoga exercises on the main body systems
Yogic diet
Ethical, health and spiritual reasons for a vegetarian diet
The mental effect of diet
Nutrition according to the principles of Ayurveda

:Philosophy and psychology of yoga

The four paths of Yoga: Karma Yoga (Selfless Service), Bhakti Yoga (Yoga of Devotion), Raja Yoga (Control of Mind and Meditation),and Jnana Yoga (Yoga of Wisdom and Self-Realization)
What is meditation and how to practice it
The benefits of meditation
Teaching guided meditation

:(Kirtan (Spiritual chanting

The beneficial effects of mantras
Correct pronunciation and proper mental attitude

:Bhagavad Gita

In-depth study of this classic text

 :(Early Bird Registration (until 1 August 2017

!Guarantee your place with early registration and special rates

Tent Space – 11, 690 NIS

Shared Tent Dorm – 12,190 NIS

Dorm in Yoga House – 12, 890 NIS

Double Room in Yoga House – 14, 590 NIS

:(Full Price of Course (from 2 August 2017

Tent Space – 12, 690 NIS

Shared Tent Dorm – 13,190 NIS

Dorm in Yoga House – 13, 890 NIS

Double Room in Yoga House – 15, 590 NIS

:Accommodation option

For the 2017 Course, there are only 30 places available. Register quickly to ensure that you can reserve your preferred accommodation option

:The following is a breakdown of the number of places available for each accommodation option

Double Room in Yoga House (4 places): two comfortable, air-conditioned rooms; furnished with a wardrobe and two beds. A blanket,pillow, sheets and towel will be provided

Dorm in Yoga House (4 places): one cozy air-conditioned room; furnished with wardrobes and four beds. A blanket, pillow, sheets and towel will be provided

Shared Tent Dorm (8 places): a spacious outdoor tent, suitable for up to eight people. Equipped with electricity and light. Mattress and pillow will be provided. Students are recommended to bring bed sheets, blankets and/or a sleeping bag

Tent Space (14 available): students are able to bring their own tent, to pitch on ashram grounds. Students should bring all that they seem necessary for a comfortable stay in a tent, for the duration of their stay

Yoga Mata
Haela St 17, Moshav Mata, Israel
(Contact: Eliav Uval- Neeman (Govinda
972-52-3847547+ :Phone


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