Himalaya Yoga Valley, with Centres in India and Ireland , are world leaders in Yoga education, and training, delivering the highest quality yoga Teacher Training Courses, Continuous Education Courses, Retreats, and Workshops for both beginners and seasoned practitioners. Himalaya Yoga Valley is dedicated to honouring and sharing traditional Ashtanga and Hatha yoga practices as passed on by the great masters before them through our schools Lineage and the highest professional standards of training delivery.
Goa Residential Training and Retreat Centre:
Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre is located in the area of Mandrem, which is a small local community in the municipality of Pernem North Goa. The local community is centred around traditional farming land and fishing. The community maintains its local charm, peace and tranquility despite increased tourism in the past several years. Himalaya Yoga Valley is well known and established within the community, having been here for the past 10 years and the locals always have a warm welcome for our yoga trainees and Retreat guests. Mandrem beach village is approximately 10 minute walk from the Centre and boasts a beautiful long sandy beach on the Arabian sea. The gentle glow of the early sunrises and the evening sunsets on the Arabian Sea are memorable.
Our 200 Hour Teacher Training Course delivers a comprehensive, theoretical and practical hands-on training program. Trainees emerge from our TTC as confident teachers with a strong and solid teaching skill set ready to begin their career.
Our training blends traditional Eastern teachings by Indian Masters of Yoga, Philosophy and Ayurveda combined with teachings from highly experienced and dynamic Western teachers. This marriage of backgrounds gives our students the opportunity to learn in an authentic Yoga setting whilst gaining the skills required to impart these teachings practically and relevantly in a global yoga environment.
Lalit Kumar is the Founding Director and senior teacher of Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre. He has over 15 years experience teaching nationally and internationally. Yogacharya Lalit uses an Ashtanga inspired series, derived from the Ashtanga Primary Series, as a consistent and solid foundation from which students can develop their individual teaching style. With his background as an Iyengar student Lalit places strong emphasis on correcting alignment and maintaining integrity in asana as both a trainee and teacher. For more on Lalit, his study and lineage visit http://yogagoaindia.com/lalit-kumar/
Our curriculum is developed from the Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Teacher Training Standards and has developed and been shaped by our experience training teachers. Our curriculum includes the following:
•Asana techniques including identification of common misalignments, including training and practice in Bandhas, Pranayama, Kriyas, chanting and meditation
•Yoga philosophy of Eight Limbs of Ashtanga and Raja Yoga and Yoga Sutras
•Anatomy and Physiology including chakras, mudras, nadis and health benefits of yoga
•Ethics for Yoga Teachers
•Yoga Business Management
•Introduction to Ayurveda
•Teaching Methodology including sequencing, adjusting , teaching standards, and teacher and learner styles
Our team acts as lifelong mentors to our graduates and our reputation as a school who stays connected to and invested in our students is one we are immensely proud of. Our graduate trainees benefit from our philosophy that the student-teacher relationship is sacred and life long. We act as mentors and support our students long after our trainings have come to an end and we take great pride in the strong community of Himalaya Yoga Valley teachers we have built.
For more information visit www.yogacorkireland.com and www.yogagoaindia.com.