Advanced Teachers' Training Course
Sivananda Advanced Teachers’ Training Course
Develop the intuitive mind
29 June – 28 July 2023
The Advanced Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course has been designed to enable Sivananda Yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of basic yogic principles and strengthen their practice. During this intensive month, students experience an inner transformation through the purifying power of yoga. This unique course will take you further along the path of meditation. You will be led to focus on the subtle aspects of yoga. The training is given by experienced disciples of Swami Vishnudevananda. It is a continuation of the 300-hour basic Sivananda course.
- Strengthen in your Sadhana – advanced asana and pranayama practice
- Learn to teach and correct advanced postures and variations
- Reconnect to the tradition, lineage, senior teachers and the global Sivananda community
- Become an internationally recognized 500 hour certified Yoga Instructor
Objectives Teach yoga to beginners, intermediate and advanced students.
Ability to explain the basics of Vedanta, the philosophy of yoga.
Ability to explain and teach the basics of Raja yoga, the yoga of meditation.
Deepening of personal practice in postures, breathing techniques, meditation
Development of personal discipline.
Duration One month, four weeks.
Prerequisite All participants must be graduates of the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course. This training requires good physical and mental health as well as a daily yoga practice before entering the training.
Registration deadline One month before the start of the course.
Technical resources Residential training, in total immersion.
Four practice rooms, one study room, one library, one dining hall, two outdoor platforms.
Equipment available for the theory classes: flipchart, video projector, individual mats for sitting on the floor in a cross-legged position, individual folding low tables adapted to taking notes while sitting on the floor, chairs, translation material.
Accessibility Prior interview to define access arrangements.
Evaluation Continuous assessment for the practical part.
Final written examination for the theoretical part, questionnaire.
Tarifs The financial contribution varies according to the dates of the training and the type of accommodation chosen. It includes training, accommodation, meals, uniforms and manual. The rates can be consulted ici.
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Yoga in Practice
The ATTC is designed as a way for you, as a Yoga teacher, to deepen your understanding of basic Yogic principles and strengthen in your Sadhana, or spiritual practice. During this month-long intensive, students experience the purifying and transformative power of a disciplined Yoga practice. Dive deep into the path of meditation. Tune into the subtle aspects of Yoga. This course is taught by senior disciples of Swami Vishnudevananda and is considered to be the next step after the 300-hour Yoga Teachers’ Training Course.
Yoga Alliance Certified
Our graduates receive an internationally recognized certification through the worldwide Yoga Alliance confirming that, in combination with the hours earned in the TTC, they are 500-hour qualified yoga teachers. The Sivananda Yoga Advanced Teachers’ Training Course includes the following:
Course Topics and Details
Personal & individual instruction
The Daily Schedule
4:30am Wake Up
6:00am Meditation, Mantra chanting, Lecture, or Silent Walk
9:00am Anatomy & Physiology
11:00am Karma Yoga
12:00pm Raja Yoga or Sanskrit
2:00pm Main Lecture on Vedanta
4:00pm Asanas and Pranayama
8:00pm Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture or Silent Nature Walk
Students enjoy special programs, festivals, concerts and symposiums that are offered during evening satsangs. There is one weekly day off.
*During the day off students are only required to attend morning and evening satsangs and to perform their Karma Yoga.
*Attendance at all activities is mandatory.
*Changes in the program may occur.
"Become a living example of the integration of body, mind and spirit."- Swami Vishnudevananda
Under the Spiritual Guidance
Our Senior Teachers
This course is conducted under the spiritual guidance of Swami Durgananda, Swami Sivadasananda and Swami Kailasananda who are Yoga Acharyas (spiritual teachers) and senior disciples of Swami Vishnudevananda. Additional experienced swamis and yoga teachers from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta centres complete the teaching team.
Yoga Acharya, senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda and director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres in Europe. Her practical and intuitive style of teaching is the result of intense practice and over 40 years of teaching experience.
Yoga Acharya and senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda, has taught at workshops and Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses around the world for many years. He is a dynamic, precise and knowledgeable instructor.
Yoga Acharya, long time disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda. She studied Sanskrit at the Sorbonne in Paris. She has been teaching in Yoga teachers’ training course around the world for many years. She is the author of the book, The Sivananda Book of Meditation.
Signing Up for the ATTC
Last updated : 23 April 2023