200 Hours Traditional Hatha Yoga teacher
training course in Mexico
200 Hours Traditional Hatha Yoga teacher training course in Mexico is a fully residential course. In the course Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and Shat-karma are taught at their basic and intermediate level with broad details. The course envisages the contents of Hatha Yoga along with modern scientific approach which allows one to receive the comprehensive knowledge to practice and teach Yoga. The entire training is designed by experienced Indian Yoga teachers with systematic approach which fulfils the requirements of students to be aspiring Yoga teachers.
Yoga Teacher Training Course and assessment – The assessment of the students in the training includes practical and written tests. The successful candidate is awarded the certificate.
Inclusion - 20 nights accommodation (Shared accommodation & Private rooms), Course material (books, notebook, pen, Jala Neti pot), French translator on request during the training for better understanding, Study under experienced Indian Yoga Teacher, Private Yoga consultation, Vegetarian food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), 1 sound healing session, Weekend excursions and Wi-fi etc.
Exclusion - Flight tickets, airport pick up and drop, longer tours and trips around, travel and cancellation insurance, medical assistance and things for personal requirements.
Why choose us - Our Yoga courses and retreats are strictly traditional and Yogic life-style oriented therefore, we adhere to the teachings of authentic schools of Yoga and spirituality such as Ramakrishna Mission, Sri Aurobindo Society, Yogoda Satsang Society of India, Bihar School of Yoga and so on. We do not teach any modern trends of Yoga such as Iyenger, Ashtanga, Acro, Yin, Vikram, Power or so on. From our educational and cultural backgrounds as well as experience of authentic Yoga, we create a unique space for the opportunity to learn, heal and grow in a congenial, safe and relaxed environment. We believe in the common values of life rooted in compassion, kindness and love to one another and this is our main driver. Therefore, our promise is to provide you with the very best of pre and post course assistance, answering your questions whatever comes up and more that you may require for your growth and well-being. We invite all of you to study, learn and grow as a evolved human with the help of Yogic tools. For more information, please look into Yoga School and Tantra and Yoga.
Volunteer opportunity - We are trying to help as many people as possible. With that in mind there may be one or two opportunities for volunteer positions for those who would like to attend although, we have financial constraints. If this is you then please do contact us to discuss.
Accreditation - Sanatana Yog Sandesh is certified by Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International which provide the chances to use the certificate for career and job opportunities. Upon successful completion of the course students are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance USA as Registered Yoga Teachers (E-RYT)
- Providing required training of Yoga to the participants.
- Showing the way to be with balance of head, heart and hand.
- Allowing the participants to know the true principles of Yoga and their components in the best possible way as well as in a practical manner.
- To offer to the world trained Yoga Teachers.
1. Techniques, Training, Practice (75 Hours) - It incorporates several levels of topics, techniques, practices, trainings of Hatha Yoga which students will study in the Yoga teacher training course. They are – Historical context of Asana, specific Asana from the school’s lineage, complete sequencing (asana, pranayama, meditation) to achieve particular effect, shared anatomical and alignment principles plus contraindications, historical context of pranayama and subtle body, effects of pranayama on anatomy and subtle body, complete sequencing of pranayama safely, including alternatives and adaptations, different types of pranayama types, koshas, kleshas, chakra, nadis and prana vayus, key terms of meditation, meditation methods by lineage, ability to practice school’s chosen meditation practice, chanting, mantras and mudras.
Elective – sacred sound, singing bowl, ayurveda tri-dosha basic knowledge.
The involved practices are -
Asana – (different basic postures from Hatha Yoga such as purificatory asana for lightness and purification of body, standing, supine, prone - (backward, forward, spine twist), inversion and balance.
Pranayama – techniques for correction of breath, breathing to heat and energize, breathing to balancing, breathing to cool and harmonize.
Mudra – gesture of hands, fingers and body to affect energy in body.
Bandha – practices of locking the energy in body.
Shat-karma – practices for purification of body in Yoga.
Meditation – practices for mind management such as study of sitting asana, Yogic breathing with awareness, peace establishment, Stillness of body, awareness of senses, awareness of thought process and Yoga Nidra.
Mantra Chanting – chanting and practice of important mantras for well-being and auspiciousness in life.
Singing Bowls - practice of sound awareness and sound experience.
2. Anatomy and Physiology (30 Hours) -
Anatomy - Skeletal system - major bones, types of joints, major muscles involved in asana, types of contraction.
Physiology - Nervous system including ‘fight, flight, freeze’ stress response, vagal theory, overall mind-body connection, cardiovascular/circulatory, endocrine, digestive systems as they relate to yoga practice, respiratory system, incl. muscles that affect breathing, involuntary vs. voluntary breath, and how air enters and leaves the body.
Biomechanics - types of joint movement, joint stabilization, safe movement as it pertains to balancing, stretching, awareness and physical limitations, contraindications, misalignments, adaptations.
Elective - additional study on modern physio about bones, joints, muscles and their movements.
3. Yoga Humanities (30 Hours) -
History - The term ‘Yoga’, historical perspective of Yoga, Yoga in ancient texts, school’s lineage, style and methodology, important dates and key ideas - Vedic period, Pre-classical era, Classical era, Middle Ages, Hatha Yoga 11 Century, Colonial era, Modern revival - 19th century with Swami Vivekananda and other great saints and Yogis, Vedas, Vedanta and Hatha.
Philosophy - definition of Yoga and key terms, relationship between asana, pranayama and meditation with reference from Yoga sutra and according to school’s approach, texts of Yoga – important topics from Yoga Sutra, relationship, message and similarity between Yoga Sutra, Bhagavad Gita and Hatha Yoga Pradipika, self-reflection on how philosophy relates to practice.
Ethics - Awareness of Yoga Sutras or similar Yogic ethical precepts, relationship to Yoga Alliance’s ethical commitment, comprehension of and responsibility to increase equity in Yoga, accountability measures, self-reflection on how Yoga ethics relate to practice and teaching.
Elective - Aum definition, Aum sound and inner sound awareness.
4. Professional Essentials (50 Hours) -
Teaching Methodology – sequencing, pace, environment, cueing (verbal, visual, physical), class management.
Professional Development - Yoga-related professional organizations including the Yoga Alliance credentialing process, ethical commitment, including scope of practice, code of conduct and equity position statement, lifetime of learning and continuing education, general professionalism, including timeliness, consistency, cleanliness, liability insurance, waivers and invoicing.
Elective - marketing tools, online Yoga business, websites, promotion, profession and career.
Practicum - knowledge, skills, experience across 12 key competencies, mentorship component, including apprenticeship and feedback.
Suggested Yoga Books for 200 Hours Hatha Yoga teacher training course -
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha - Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Raja Yoga - Swami Vivekananda or
Four Chapters of freedom - Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Yoga Darshan - Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
Anatomy and Physiology - not specified
- 6.45am – Wake up
- 7.20am – Guru Pooja
- 7.30am to 9.30am – Cleansing, Morning Asana, Pranayama and Relaxation.
- 10am to 11am – Brunch
- 12pm to 1pm – Lecture (Anatomy, Yoga Humanities etc.)
- 2.30pm to 3.30pm – Professional essentials (Teaching methodology, professional development and Yoga business tools.)
- 4pm – Drinks/Snacks
- 5pm to 6pm – Asana alignment and adjustments (theory and practical training with teaching practices), Practicum.
- 6pm to 6.45pm – Meditation
- 7pm to 8pm – Dinner
- 9.30pm – Bedtime
Every Wednesday and Saturday evening will be Mantra chanting, kirtan of holy names of God. These activities are optional but group participation creates distinct harmony). Sunday free time.
About the place - The teacher training course venue is peaceful with natural surroundings. Situated on the beachfront in Puerto Escondido and boasting a garden, Ananda Guest House has free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Certain units at the property have a patio with a garden view. Each room is fitted with a wardrobe. Rooms come complete with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and free toiletries, while some rooms at Ananda Guest House also feature a seating area. At the accommodation the rooms have bed linen and towels. The rooms, Yoga space, Swimming pool, beach and areas around are very beautiful and what one can expect. The place is ideal for experiencing Yogic lifestyle, holistic approach towards life. These are very helpful to improve and strengthen physical, mental, emotional and spiritual state.
Rooms - Private as well as shared room with very nice facilities according to the requirements of the course.
Things to do -
- Visit nearby Zicatela Beach, Marinero Beach and Principal Beach.
- Enjoy beautiful neighbourhood
- 1st February to 21st February 2024
- 1st March to 21st March 2024
- 1st April to 21st April 2024
Deposit - A non-refundable deposit of 500 USD only plus transaction charges/commissions is required to confirm the candidature in Yoga teacher training course. Please follow
Cancellation of the application for the course - For the time being we do not provide this facility. Therefore, properly decide before you deposit the amount for the course. But you can use the deposit amount for the future course we will organize.
Remaining Payment - The remainder payments can be made after arrival.