Ananda Marga Yoga Teacher Training (AMYTT)

Professional yoga development and personal growth


August 4 – 23, 2018 (Arrival August 3, Departure August 24)

AMYTT is a 200-hour teacher-training program that provides immersion into a lifestyle of inner joy and universal love. Our training program teaches yoga as a transformational tool for spiritual awakening and betterment of the human society. This inspiring and comprehensive yoga training will deepen your personal practice and give you the tools to teach yoga to others.

Through this training you can:
• Deepen your personal yoga and meditation practice
• Immerse yourself in a authentic yogic lifestyle
• Learn how to teach a professional yoga class safely and effectively
• Enjoy the support of a vibrant spiritual community
• Understand the philosophical foundation that supports a yoga practice
• Further your own physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual growth and well-being

Accredited by Yoga Alliance
Graduates of AMYTT receive internationally recognized certification. AMYTT is certified by Yoga Alliance for the 200-hour standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS).

Training level and content
The AMYTC program is open to yoga students of all levels, providing all participants with a strong foundation in yogic practices and philosophy from the Ananda Marga Tantra Yoga tradition. Experienced and professional faculty facilitate a strong and supportive learning environment that integrates postural yoga with anatomy, physiology, philosophy, cosmology, subtle anatomy, and effective teaching methods. 

Specifically, the curriculum includes:
• Asana technique
• Preparatory poses and modifications
• Techniques to assist students practice safely and with a good energetic alignment
• Anatomy and physiology
• The 8-limbed path of Astaunga Yoga, including spiritual ethics, breath control and meditation techniques
• Relaxation techniques
• Subtle anatomy and models of mind (chakras, koshas and prana)
• Teaching methodology
• Tantra history, philosophy and cosmology, including the philosophy of embodiment
• Chanting
• Self-massage

Trainers
Dada Vishvarupananda, MSc, E-RYT 200, RYT 500.
Dada has been a monk in the Ananda Marga tradition for over 27 years and has given personal instruction to numerous aspirants during that time. Dada has received additional training with Ananda and Kripalu, and has a Master’s degree in Yoga Therapy. He has been teaching professionally since 2000 including college credit classes at George Washington University. He has facilitated numerous retreats and yoga teacher training programs throughout the world.

Dada Krsnasevananda E-RYT 200
Dada is a senior monk of Ananda Marga with 40 years experience teaching meditation and yoga around the world. Dada is currently the head teacher and program coordinator at Ananda Gaorii Ashram in Denmark and hosts a long running and popular meditation course at the Ananda Marga center in Copenhagen.

Daily Schedule
Every day promises a full schedule with a comprehensive curriculum that includes plenty of opportunities for multi-dimensional learning and hands on teaching.

6.00 Wake up
6:45- 8.00 Yoga class
8.00-9.00 Collective chanting and meditation 
9.00-10.00 Breakfast + karma yoga (community service)
10.00-12:30 Workshop
12:30 Individual meditation
13.00-15.00 Lunch, free time
15.00-17:30 Workshop
17:30-1800 Free time
18.00-19.00 Collective chanting and meditation
19.00-20.00 Dinner
20.00-21.30 Workshop
21:30 Good night!

Note: Silence is observed from 6 to 10 AM

Accommodation
Ananda Gaori is located in rolling farm land that provides clean air, inspiring views and healthy walks. Accommodation includes dormitories, and grassy fields for camping. Participants should bring their own sheets, sleeping bag, etc. Those who need more privacy and peace (and loud snorers) are encouraged to bring their own tent and camp. 

Registration
To register you must pay the advanced booking fee (750 Dkk) or the full amount and then fill out the registration form (see link below). The full amount must be paid no later than July 20. The advanced booking fee is non-refundable. Cancellations prior to July 20 will be refunded the amount paid minus the advanced booking fee. Cancellations after July 20 will be refunded by half the amount. 

Click on this link to register (Note: Please only register after paying the deposit or the full amount):
Registration form

 

Cost 
Normal Price: 14,000 Danish Krone
Early Bird price for registrations before 01 April: 11,000 Danish Krone

Students, Unemployed, People travelling from outside Europe: 12,000 Danish Krone

(10,000 before 01 April) 

How to Pay
By PayPal to krsnasevananda@gmail.com
By MobilePay to 71881273
By Bank Transfer: 
Account Information 
Acount name: Ananda Marga DK Kurser/Courses. 
Bank: Jyske Bank 
Account No.: 5018-0001348611
Swift/Bic: JYBADKKK 
IBAN: DK2350180001348611
**NB! Please include the words “Yoga Teacher Training” in the message line.

What to Bring:
Loose fitting yoga pants or track suit pants for yoga, swimsuit for the beach, hat for outdoor activities, sweater or jacket for early morning cool, indoor slippers, own towel, toothbrush, etc. own sleeping bag, notebook, walking shoes, small daypack or knapsack, own yoga mat if possible. 

Ashram Dress Code: 
Ananda Gaorii is an Ashram – a place to focus on spiritual development. So we kindly request everyone to wear modest clothing. For men this means no short shorts, and not walking around without a shirt. For women this means no short shorts or skirts, no low cut blouses. Loose fitting yoga pants and T-shirts/shirts with sleeves are preferred rather than the tight fitting yoga pants which are common these days. 

How to Get There: 
By car the address is: Holbaekvej 56, 4560 Vig. Drive time about 1 hour from Copenhagen. By train the station is Vig. Travel time from Copenhagen is 1 hour and 40 minutes with one change at Holbaek Station. (You can also take bus 260 from Holbaek Station – cost and travel time are the same and your ticket is good for train or bus). 

Contact Information:
Mob. +45 26453521
Mob. +45 71881273
Mob.+45 71417362
Email: info@anandamarga.dk

Visa for Denmark
Those of you coming from outside Europe may require a visa to enter Denmark and some of you may need an invitation letter from the Prout Convention organizers before you can get a visa. If you send an email with your name, address, nationality and passport number to Vishva Shanti at obrekke@commediaschool.com he will send you an invitation letter.

Testimonials

“I am transformed by the program. I am filled with the strength, knowledge, and courage to teach yoga to others. The love and caring in the group was exemplary.”

“It was what I needed to get back on the spiritual path. I now believe I can teach yoga. The program helped me become more relaxed in front of groups. I know myself a lot better and am clearer about my goals and priorities.”

“I got much support from the friends I made, and the teachers. This is an extraordinary group of people who are very open, supportive and willing to share their love and support with fellow pilgrims. You have designed a great program that will continue to be an amazing experience.”

“The trainers were very attentive and supportive. They were fantastic at training our emotions and techniques at the same time. I loved all of the workshops. I felt soaked in knowledge and understanding.”

“I felt like a different person after listening to and learning from everything that was taught. Not only did I gain the knowledge I needed, but I was able to take a step back and look within myself.”

 

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