12-Day Breathwork Pranayama Meditation Teacher Training

Unlock the Power Within: 12-Day Breathwork Pranayama Meditation Teacher Training

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Course Description: Embark on a transformative journey with our 12-Day Breathwork Pranayama Meditation Teacher Training at Advait Yoga. Dive deep into the ancient art of breath control and explore the profound effects of pranayama on the body and mind. This course is meticulously designed to enrich your personal practice and equip you with the skills to teach these powerful techniques to others. Ideal for practitioners of all levels, this training offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers the theoretical and practical aspects of breathwork and meditation.

Introduction to Meditation

Meditation is a practice that cultivates mental clarity, emotional calmness, and a profound sense of awareness. Our 12-day program is designed to deepen your understanding and practice of meditation, providing you with the tools to teach and guide others.

Importance of the 8 Limbs of Yoga

The “eight limbs” of yoga encompass ethical guidelines, self-discipline, physical postures, breath control, sensory withdrawal, concentration, meditation, and ultimate enlightenment. This course emphasizes the integration of these principles to create a holistic meditation practice.

 

Types of Meditation

Explore various meditation techniques including mindfulness, Zen, guided, and more. Each method offers unique approaches to inner peace and self-awareness.

  • Mindfulness Meditation: Focuses on present-moment awareness to enhance clarity and reduce stress.
  • Zen Meditation: Emphasizes simplicity and presence, practicing sitting in silence to allow natural insights.
  • Guided Meditation: Uses visualization and manifestation to achieve relaxation and goal-setting.
  • Body Scan Meditation: Promotes deep relaxation and body awareness through systematic scanning of sensations.
  • Metta Loving Kindness Meditation: Cultivates compassion and goodwill towards oneself and others.
  • Walking Meditation: Enhances awareness and connection with surroundings through mindful walking.

Neuroscience and Meditation

Scientific research shows that meditation positively impacts brain function, neuroplasticity, and stress management. Learn how meditation can reshape neural pathways, promoting cognitive health and emotional resilience.

  • Meditation and Neuroplasticity: Discover how meditation enhances learning, memory, and emotional regulation.
  • Meditation and Stress Reactivity: Explore techniques to reduce stress reactivity and promote relaxation.
  • Benefits of Meditation: Understand the extensive physical, psychological, and social benefits of regular meditation.

Mindful Living

Integrate mindfulness into everyday life to enhance clarity, presence, and overall well-being.

  • Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Apply mindfulness to daily routines to foster greater awareness and stress reduction.
  • Mindful Communication: Improve communication skills through mindful listening and speaking.
  • Mindful Eating: Transform your relationship with food by bringing awareness to mealtime.
  • Mindful Movement: Combine movement with mindfulness for holistic health and enhanced body awareness.

Posture and Facilitation

Explore optimal meditation postures and facilitation techniques for effective and comfortable meditation sessions.

  • Posture Options: Learn different meditation postures and their benefits for physical comfort and mental focus.

Teaching Meditation

Gain insights into becoming a certified meditation teacher, including integrating meditation into yoga classes and workshops.

  • Guidelines for Becoming a Meditation Teacher: Learn the steps to becoming a certified instructor and leading impactful sessions.
  • Integrating Meditation into a Yoga Class: Discover techniques for incorporating meditation into yoga sessions.
  • Planning Your Meditation Program: Develop a structured approach to leading meditation programs for diverse audiences.
  • Leading Meditation Sessions: Master the art of guiding sessions with confidence, clarity, and compassion.
  • Common Questions and Concerns: Address common challenges and inquiries related to starting and maintaining a practice.
  • Home Practice: Receive personalized guidance on establishing and sustaining a consistent home meditation practice.

What’s Included:

  • 12 Nights Accommodation: Stay in serene and comfortable settings to support your practice.
  • 10-Day Onsite Training: Intensive and immersive training sessions with experienced instructors.
  • Vegan and Vegetarian Breakfast and Lunch: Nourish your body with healthy and delicious meals.
  • Training in Asana, Pranayama, Bandha, and Mudra: Develop a well-rounded practice with expert guidance.
  • Shat Kriyas, Mantra Chanting: Cleanse and purify your body and mind with traditional yogic techniques.
  • Yoga Philosophy and Meditations: Gain deep insights into the philosophical underpinnings of yoga.
  • 100-Hour Teacher Training Certificate: Earn a recognized certification to share your knowledge with others.

Fees and Discounts:

  • Single Room: €2000
  • Twin Shared Room (for two people): €3700
  • Early Bird Discount: 10% discount if booked 40 days in advance

Additional Bonuses:

  • 30-Hour Self-Paced Online Yoga Course (worth €300): Continue your learning journey at your own pace with our online course.

Upcoming Dates and Locations:

  • Chiang Mai: 1 – 12 October, 21 – 31 October, 10 – 21 November, 6 – 17 February 2025
  • Koh Samui:  6 – 17 August, 18 – 29 August
  • Koh Yao Noi: 15 – 26 October, 3 – 14 November, 21 November – 2 December, 9 – 20 December, 27 December – 7 January 2025, 15 – 26 January

 

Daily Sample Schedule

Time  Activity
7:00 – 8:15 am Asana Pranayama Meditation
8:30 – 9:30 am Breakfast
10:00 – 11:15 am Meditation Q/A
11:30 – 12:50 pm Meditation
1:00 – 2:45 pm Lunch and Rest
3:00 – 3:45 pm Guided Meditation
4:15 – 5:30 pm Yoga Session