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ABOUT

We at The Mind Care India Ayush Yoga Training Center provide an epitome and sanctuary for Yoga practitioners to cultivate the art of yoga. Our experienced professional staff provide the best education in the field of yoga.

Our various courses in Yoga in constructed to  enhance the professional caliber of the students. We believe yoga is not only about asanas, but also contains the thoughts, Breathing, Sensation and interaction with the environment. We at Mind Care India provide a conducive environment for our students to reach their maximum potential.

AIM

To provide a sanctuary for yoga students and teachers to interact and share knowledge. To promote yoga worldwide and revive its true essence

OBJECTIVE

To develop techniques and approaches based on the Ancient Yoga Texts and Granthas of Yoga to meet the challenges of the modern era.

VISION & MISSION

Holistic wellness and Well being of all and Create awareness about mental & physical benefits of practicing yoga

COURSEDETAILS

BEGINNER YOGA COURSE

Introduction

This course is designed for beginners exploring the field of yoga. This course is a practical oriented course with the knowledge of theory. This course is inclusive under the “YOGA VOLUNTEER” of the MINISTRY OF AYUSH.

Medium of Instruction

English and Tamil

Mode of instruction

Online Platform (Google Meet)

Course Duration

2 Week (15 days)

Eligibility and age

12 – 75 Years

Theory Hours

4 Hours

Practice Hours

10 * 2 Hours = 20 Hours

Online Resource

14 Hours

Total Course Hours

38 Hours

Syllabus

Theory

1.  Introduction

What is Yoga?

Brief history and development of Yoga

The Fundamentals of Yoga

Traditional Schools of Yoga

Yogic practices for health and wellness

2. General Guidelines for Yoga Practice

3. How can Yoga help?

Practical

1.Prayer

2 Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama

Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Micro Circulation Practices)

Neck Movement Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)

Shoulder Movement Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka

Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka

Trunk Movement Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )

Knee Movement Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B )

Janu Shakti Vikasaka

Ankle movement Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B

Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka

3. Yogāsanas

Standing Postures

Tāḍāsana

Pāda-Hastāsana

Ardha Cakrāsana

Trikoṇāsana

Sitting Postures

Bhadrāsana

Vajrāsana/Vīrāsana

Prone Postures

Makarāsana

Bhujaṅgāsana

Supine Postures

Setubandhāsana

Pavanamuktāsana

Purana Shanthi Śavāsana

4. Prāṇāyāma

Sectional breathing (Abdominal, Thoracic and Clavicular)

5. Full Yogic Deep Breathing

6. Breath Body Awareness

7. Yoga Nidra

8. Closing Prayer

Qualifying Criteria for Certification

80% Attendance

Course fee

Rs.1250 (For Indian Nationals), USD 30 (For Foreign Nationals)

Mode Of transfer Of Payment

Online Transfer (Details Will be shared to the candidates upon receipt of application)

Admission Process

Upon receipt of application, the candidates will be informed about their batch timings and Mode of fee Payment by E-Mail received during application.

Certification

The Candidate, upon successful Completion of the Course will Receive “YOGA VOLUNTEER CERTIFICATE” recognized by “MINISTRY OF AYUSH”

The Certificate holders will be eligible for assist in conducting group classes for Yoga Volunteer, Yoga classes in the park, Yoga related IDY programs. Can be part of Fit India Movement. Can conduct Yoga Break protocol in work places. Further this certification will enable you to apply for intermediate courses to become a yoga protocol instructor.

Yoga Protocol Instructor

Introduction

This is an extensive course which provides adequate knowledge of the theory and technical aspects of yoga for the promotion of physical and mental wellbeing.

Medium of Instruction

English

Course Duration

3 Months (12 Weeks)

Eligibility and age

No age Limit, Minimum educational qualification – 10th pass from a recognized board or equivalent

Theory Hours

4 Weeks (Monday – Saturday)

Practice Hours

8 Weeks (Monday – Saturday)

Assignment & Self Study Material

60+ Hours

Total Course Hours

204 Hours

Syllabus

Theory

Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

1.1 Yoga : Etymology, definitions, aim, objectives and misconceptions.

1.2 Yoga : Its origin, history and development.

1.3 Guiding principles to be followed by Yoga practitioners.

1.4 Principles of Yoga (Triguna, Antahkarana-chatustaya, Tri-Sharira/ Panchakosha).

1.5 Introduction to major schools of Yoga (Jnana, Bhakti, Karma, Patanjali, Hatha).

1.6 Introduction to Yoga practices for health and well being.

1.7 Introduction to Shatkarma: meaning, purpose and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

1.8 Introduction to Yogic Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama and Surya Namaskara.

1.9 Introduction to Yogasana: meaning, principles, and their health benefits.

1.10 Introduction to Pranayama and Dhyana and their health benefits.

Introduction to Yoga Texts

2.1 Introduction and study of Patanjala Yoga Sutra including memorization of selected Sutras (Chapter I- 1-12).

2.2 Introduction and study of Bhagavad Gita including memorization of selected Slokas (Chapter II -47, 48, 49, 50 and 70).

2.3 Introduction and study of Hathpradipika.

2.4 General Introduction to Prasthanatrayee.

2.5 Concepts and principles of Aahara (Diet) in Hathapradipika and Bhagawadgita (Mitahara and Yuktahara).

2.6 Significance of Hatha Yoga practices in health and well being.

2.7 Concept of mental wellbeing according to Patanjala Yoga.

2.8 Yogic practices of Patanjala Yoga: Bahiranga and Antaranga Yoga.

2.9 Concepts of healthy living in Bhagwad Gita.

2.10 Importance of subjective experience in daily Yoga practice.

Yoga for Health Promotion

3.1 Brief introduction to human body.

3.2 Meaning and Means of health promotion and role of Yoga in health promotion.

3.3 Yogic positive attitudes ( Maîtri, Karuna, Mudita, Upeksha).

3.4 Concept of bhavas (Dharma, Jnana, Vairagya, Aishvarya) and their relevance in well being.

3.5 Dincharya and Ritucharya with respect to Yogic life style.

3.6 Holistic approach of Yoga towards health and diseases.

3.7 Introduction to First aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

3.8 Yogic management of stress and its consequences.

3.9 Yoga in prevention of metabolic and respiratory disorders.

3.10 Yoga for personality development. 

Practical

A. Demonstration Skills

4.1 Prayer: Concept and recitation of Pranava and hymns.

4.2 Yoga Cleansing Techniques

Knowledge of Dhauti, Neti and practice of Kapalabhati.

4.3 Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama

A. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Micro Circulation Practices)

        • Neck Movement Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)
        • Shoulder Movement Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka
        • Trunk Movement Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )
        • Knee Movement Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B ) Janu Shakti Vikasaka
        • Ankle movement Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka

B. Yogic Sthula Vyayama (Macro Circulation Practices)

        • Sarvanga Pushti
        • Hrid Gati (Engine Daud)

4.4 Yogic Surya Namaskara

4.5 Yogasana

        • Tadasana, Vrikshasana, Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana, Kati Chakrasana,Trikonasana Dandasana, Sukhasana, Padmasana, Vajrasana, Bhadrasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana Vakrasana, Gomukhasana

Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Makarasana Pavanamuktasana, Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana Vipareetakarani, Saral Matsyasana, Shavasana,

4.6 Preparatory Breathing Practices

        • Sectional breathing (abdominal, thoracic and clavicular)
        • Yogic deep breathing

4.7 Pranayama

        • Concept of Puraka, Rechaka and Kumbhaka
        • Bhastrika Pranayama
        • Sheetalee (without Kumbhaka)
        • Sheetkari
        • Bhramari (without Kumbhaka)

4.8 Understanding of Bandha

        • Jalandhara Bandha
        • Uddiyana Bandha
        • Mula Bandha

4.9 Understanding of Mudra

        • Hasta Mudras (chin, Chinmaya, Brahma, adi, jnana, Dhyana and Nasika)

4.10 Practices leading to Meditation and Dhyana Sadhana

        • Recitation of Pranava & Haung-Sau
        • Body and breath awareness
        • Yoga Nidra

B. Teaching Skills (Methods of Teaching Yoga)

    1. Essentials of good lesson plan: concepts, needs, planning of teaching Yoga (Shatkriya, Asana, Pranayama & practices leading to Dhyana)
    2. Principles of teaching Yoga protocol to different groups (beginners, children, youth, women, Geriatric population, and special attention group).
    3. Preparation for a Yoga class (before and during the class)
    4. Factors influencing yoga teaching.
    5. Class management in Yoga: its meaning and needs.
    6. Conducting yoga practical lessons: Precautions & Contraindications of practices)
    7. Salient features of Ideal Yoga Instructor.
    8. Models of ideal Yoga lesson plans

Work Plan / Lesson Plan

S NO SUBJECTS UNITS ASSIGNMENTS TESTS TOTAL HOURS
1 Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices Unit 1.1 to 1.10

 

2 assignments 2 tests 30 hours
2 Introduction to Yoga Texts Unit 2.1 to 2.10 2 assignments 2 tests 37 hours
3 Yoga for Health Promotion Unit 3.1 to 3.10 2 assignments 2 tests 37 hours
4 Practical Unit 4.1 to 4.10 2 assignments 2 tests 100 hours
Total 204 hours

 

Exam Pattern

Theory

Unit No Unit Name Marks
1 Introduction to yoga and yogic Practices 20
2 Introduction to yoga Text 20
3 Yoga and Health Promotion 20
  Total 60

 

Practical

S. No Practical Number Marks
1 Demonstration Skills 80
2 Teaching Skills 40
3 Application of knowledge 10
4 Field of experience 10
Total 140

 

Total Marks: – 200 Marks

Qualifying Criteria for Certification

70% in the examination

Course fee

Rs.16,000 (For Indian Nationals), USD 350 (For Foreign Nationals)

Mode Of transfer Of Payment

Online Transfer (Details Will be shared to the candidates upon receipt of application)

Admission Process

Upon receipt of application, the candidates will be informed about their batch timings and Mode of fee Payment through E-Mail, received during application.

Certification

The Candidate, upon successful Completion of the Course will Receive “YOGA PROTOCOL INSTRUCTOR” recognized by “MINISTRY OF AYUSH

YOGA WELLNESS INSTRUCTOR

Introduction

This is an extensive course which provides adequate knowledge of the theory and practical aspects of yoga for the promotion of physical and mental well being.

Medium of Instruction

English / Tamil

Course Duration

6 Months (24 Weeks)

Eligibility and age

No age limit, Minimum educational qualification – 12th pass from a recognized board or equivalent

Theory Hours

12 Weeks (Monday – Saturday)

Practice Hours

12 Weeks (Monday – Saturday)

Assignment & Self Study Material

80+ Hours

Total Course Hours

400+ Hours

Syllabus

Yoga Theory

Unit 1- Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

1.1 Yoga: Etymology, definitions (Patanjala Yoga Sutra, Bhagwad

Gita & Kathopanishad), aim, objectives and misconceptions.

1.2 Yoga: Its origin, history and development.

1.3 Brief Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga Darshana.

1.4 Life sketches and teachings of Yoga masters (Maharishi Ramana,

      Shri Aurobindo Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayananda

      Saraswati).

1.5 Principles of Yoga and practices of healthy living.

1.6 Principles and Practices of Jnana Yoga.

1.7 Principles and Practices of Bhakti Yoga.

1.8 Principles and Practices of Karma Yoga.

1.9 Concept and principles of Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama, Surya Namaskara and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

1.10 Concept and principles of Shatkarma: Meaning, Types, Principles and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

1.11 Concept and principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

1.12 Concept and principles of Pranayama: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

1.13 Introduction to Tri Bandha and their health benefits.

1.14 Dhyana and its significance in health and well being.

1.15 Introduction to Yogic relaxation techniques with special reference to Yoga Nidra.

 

 

Unit -2 Introduction to Yoga Texts

2.1 Introduction to Prasthanatrayee, Purushartha Chatushtaya and goal of human life.

2.2 Yoga in Kathopnishad, Prashanopanisha, Tattriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda Mimamsa.

2.3 Concept of Sthitaprajna, Bhakti, Karma and Dhyana in Bhagavad Gita.

2.4 Significance of Bhagavad Gita in day to day life.

2.5 Concept of healthy living in Bhagavad Gita (Ahara, Vihara, Achara, Vichara).

2.6 Study of Patanjal Yoga Sutra including selected sutras from following chapters (I- 1 to 12, II- 46 – 51, III- 1 to 4).

2.7 Concept of Chitta, Chitta Bhumi, Chitta Vritti, Chitta Vikshepa, Chittaprasadanam and their relationship with wellness.

2.8 Bahiranga Yoga of Maharishi Patanjali (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara).

2.9 Antaranga Yoga of Maharisi Patanjali (Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi).

2.10 Concept of mental well being according to Patanjala Yoga.

2.11 Hatha Yoga: Its parampara, knowledge of basic Yoga texts (Hatha Pradipika and Gherand Samhita). Relationship between Hatha yoga and Raja Yoga.

2.12 Sadhaka and Badhaka tatva, principle to be followed by Hatha Yoga practitioner.

2.13 Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya & Apthaya.

2.13 Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya & Apthaya.

2.14 Concepts of Nadis, Prana and Pranayama for Subjective experiences.

2.15 Knowledge of Hatha Yoga practices for wellness (Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Nadaanusandhana).

 

Unit 3- Yoga for Wellness

3.1 General introduction to human body and nine major systems of human body.

3.2 Introductions to sensory organs (Eyes, Nose, Ears, Tongue and Skin).

3.3 Basic functions of nine major systems of human body and homeostasis.

3.4 Yogic concept of health and wellness.

3.5 Concept of Tridoshas, Sapta Dhatu, Agni, Vayu and Mala; their role in wellness.

3.6 Concepts of Dinacharya and Ritucharya and their importance in well being.

3.7 Importance of Ahara, Nidra and Brahmacharya in well being.

3.8 Yogic concept of mental hygiene: Maître, Karuna, Mudita & Upeksha).

3.9 Importance of psychosocial environment for health and wellness.

3.10 Yogic concept and principles of Ahara(Mitahara, Yuktahara).

3.11 Health benefits of Suryanamaskara, Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama and practices leading to Dhyana (as per the practical syllabus of the course).

3.12 Salient features and contra indications of Yoga practices for well being (as per the practical syllabus of the course).

3.13 Knowledge of common diseases; their prevention and management by Yoga.

3.14 Knowledge of role of Yoga in the management of non communicable diseases.

3.15 Concept of stress and Yogic management of stress and its consequences.

Yoga Practical

1. Prayer

1.1 Concept and Recitation of Pranava

1.2 Concept and Recitation of Hymns

1.3 Selected universal prayers, invocations and Nishpatti Bhava.

2. Yogic Shat Karma

2.1 Neti: Sutra Neti and Jala Neti

2.2 Dhauti: Vamana Dhauti (Kunjal)

2.3 Kapalbhati (Vatakrama)

3. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama

A. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Micro circulation practices)

Neck Movement Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)

Shoulder Movement Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka

Trunk Movement Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )

Knee Movement Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B ) Janu Shakti Vikasaka

Ankle movement Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka

B. Yogic Sthula Vyayama (Macro circulation practices)

Sarvanga Pushti

Hrid Gati (Engine daud)

4. Yogic Surya Namaskara with Mantra

5. Yogasana

5.1 Tadasana, Hastottanasana, Vrikshasana

5.2 Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana

5.3 Trikonasana, Parshva Konasana, Katichakrasana

5.4 Dandasana, Padmasana, Vajarasana,

5.5 Yogamudrasana, Parvatasana

5.6 Bhadrasana, Mandukasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Uttana Mandukasana,

5.7 Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana

5.8 Vakrasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Gomukhasana

5.9 Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana

5.10 Pavanamuktasana and its variations

5.11 Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana, Sarala-Matsyasana

5.12 Shavasana,

6. Preparatory Breathing Practices

6.1 Sectional Breathing (Abdominal, Thoracic and Clavicular Breathing)

6.2 Yogic Deep Breathing

6.3 Anuloma Viloma/ Nadi Shodhana

7. Pranayama

7.1 Concept of Puraka, Rechaka and Kumbhaka

7.2 Ujjayee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

7.3 Sheetalee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

7.4 Sitkaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

7.5 Bhramaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

8. Concept and Demonstration of Bandha

8.1 Jalandhara Bandha

8.2 Uddiyana Bandha

8.3 Mula Bandha

9. Concept and Demonstration of Mudra

9.1 Yoga Mudra

9.2 Maha Mudra

9.3 Vipareetakarani Mudra

10. Practices leading to Dhyana Sadhana

10.1 Body awareness and Breath awareness

10.2 Yoga Nidra

10.3 Antarmauna

10.4 Recitation of Pranava and Soham

10.5 Recitation of Hymns

10.6 Practice of Dhyana

B. Teaching Skills (Methods of Teaching Yoga)

1.1 Teaching methods with special reference to Yoga

1.2 Factors influencing Yoga teaching

1.3 Need of teaching practice and its use in Yogic practice.

1.4 Teaching Aids: Meaning and Need, Role of Language, Voice, Fluency, Clarity and Body language in an ideal presentation

1.5 Methods of teaching Yoga to an individual, small group and large group

1.6 Lecture cum demonstration in Yoga: Its meaning, importance and method of its Presentation

1.7 Lesson plan: Its meaning and need

1.8 Preparation of lesson plan in Yoga, Preparation of lesson plan for an individual and for a group

1.9 Presentation of lessons in specific Yogic practices: Kriya, Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana.

1.10 Assessment of a Yoga class (detection and correction of mistakes).

Lesson Plan

 

S NO SUBJECTS UNITS ASSIGNMENTS TESTS TOTAL HOURS
1 Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices Unit 1.1 to 1.15

 

4 assignments 4 tests 65 hours
2 Introduction to Yoga Texts Unit 2.1 to 2.15 4 assignments 4 tests 65 hours
3 Yoga for Health Promotion Unit 3.1 to 3.15 4 assignments 4 tests 70 hours
4 Practical Unit 4.1 to 4.10 4 assignments 4 tests 200 hours
Total 400 hours

 

Exam Pattern

 

Theory

Unit No Unit Name Marks
1 Introduction to yoga and yogic Practices 20
2 Introduction to yoga Text 20
3 Yoga and Health Promotion 20
  Total 60

 

Practical

S. No Practical Number Marks
1 Demonstration Skills 80
2 Teaching Skills 40
3 Application of knowledge 10
4 Field of experience 10
Total 140

Total Marks: – 200 Marks

Qualifying Criteria for Certification

70% in the examination

Course fee

Rs.28,000 (For Indian Nationals), USD 500 (For Foreign Nationals)

Mode Of transfer Of Payment

Online Transfer (Details Will be shared to the candidates upon receipt of application)

Admission Process

Upon receipt of application, the candidates will be informed about their batch timings and Mode of fee Payment through E-Mail, received during application.

Certification

The Candidate, upon successful Completion of the Course will Receive “YOGA WELLNESS INSTRUCTOR” recognized by “MINISTRY OF AYUSH”. The Certified candidates can teach Yoga for prevention of illness and promotion of wellness in schools, Yoga studios, work places, Yoga wellness centres/ Primary Health care centres etc.