Yoga Alliance RYS

Yoga Alliance RYS


This training program is fully certified of the worldwide qualifications certifying organization, Yoga Alliance and establishes its graduates as internationally recognized teachers of Yoga Alliance RYT.

Course Outline


A. Theory

  • What is Yoga.

  • The benefits of Yoga for people and society.

  • Great Yoga teachers, historical review.

  • The six philosophical systems of India –.Sad Darsanas.

  • Six paths of Yoga: Yoga Margas.

  • Patanjali’s eight limbs of Yoga - Kleshas and Vrttis: the obstacles in the spiritual development and the fluctuations of the mind.

  • Anatomy of the human body.

  • Physiology.

  • Kinesiology.

  • Anatomy of the bioenergy body. Chakras – Nadis.

  • Mantras

  • Characteristics of a Yoga teacher.

  • Yoga and marketing.

  • Yoga and nutrition.



  • Pawanmuktasana 1- Pawanmuktasana 2- Pawanmuktasana 3.

  • SuryaNamaskara: Sivanda, Satyananda, SuryaNamaskara Α, SuryaNamaskara Β, practise and teaching methods.

  • The techniques of Hatha Yoga: Kriyas, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas.

  • Asanas: Standing, Balances, Handstands, Hyperxtentions, Inversions, Seated postures and forward bendings, Spinal twists, Decompression and release postures. (Analysis-teaching methodology-alignment techniques-methodology-corrections, mythology).

  • Basic Sanskritic – Naming of poses.

  • Meditation – Dhyana.

  • Pranayama.

  • Nidra Yoga.

  • Lesson Plan – Structure cueing.

  • Safety principles.

  • Therapeutic exercises for the eyes.

  • Experimental two day trip (fasting, keeping silent, physical and mental cleansing and meditation): It cultivates self awareness and introspection. Through this experience you get to appreciate silence and withdrawal. You get the chance to be guided by your heart to discover the beauty around and inside of you. Two days full of restoring and purifying techniques, kriyas, choreotherapy, bioenergy management, singing bowls, mantra chanting and kinetic meditation.

  • Cardiovascular Refreshment Techniques – First Aids.



  • Kinesiological analysis of asanas.

  • Cueing.

  • Use of props in asanas.

  • Adaptations for special populations.

  • Therapeutic index.

  • Eye exercises.

  • Advanced asanas.

  • Teaching methodology.

  • Advanced functional anatomy.

  • Connecting nervous and muscular system with chakras (western eastern approach).

  • Introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition.


  • Study and deepening in the philosophical texts: Upanisads, Patanjali’s yoga sutras, Bagavad Ghyta, Mahabharata.

3.Nidra Yoga.

  • What is yoga nidra.

  • Historical review.

  • Metitation techniques


  • Theory and Analysis.

  • Status of balance.

  • Status of hyper function.

  • Status of lower function.

5. Hands on Therapeutic Tension Release Techniques for Yoga Teachers.

  • Theory and practice on PNF stretching technique.

  • Trigger points – Pain release – myofascial release.

  • Relaxing head massage techniques.

  • Passive mobilization releasing techniques


6. Kids Yoga.

  • Advantages.

  • Teaching techniques for different ages.

  • Choice of music and equipment for a yoga kids class.

  • Techniques for encouraging teamwork and attraction of their attention.

  • Yoga asanas for kids.

  • Respiratory exercises.

  • Partner acrobatics yoga games.

  • Massage.

  • Mandalas.

7. Evaluation, injuries and diseases of musculoskeletal system and Υoga

  • Myoskeletal evaluation, derogations and structure of personalized programs.

  • Myoskeletal injuries and pathologies. Modifications of exercises.

8. Υoga and Third Age (Seniors).

  • Physiology of aging.

  • Up to date relating data with the benefits of yoga and meditation on third age.

  • Osteoporosis – Hypertension – Osteoarthritis and modified exercise.

9. Neurological diseases, mood disorders and Υoga​

  • Stress – anxiety – depression and benefits of yoga and meditation.

  • Neuroanatomy - Neuropathology – Anatomy and application of yoga in pathologies of the nervous system (Multiple sklirosis and parkinson’s desease).

* Requirements

  1. Diploma on 200 hour Teacher Training.

  2. Interview with the program director.

  3. Completed application form and candidates questionnaire.

* Any graduate who has completed both 200 and 300 hours training gets the RYS-500 certification of Yoga Alliance. Our 300 hours training can be attended separately and be completed within two years

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RYS-200 Start Date:
November 4, 2017

RYS-300 Start Date: September 23, 2017

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