Yoga Instructor Course
University: S-VYASA University, Bangalore, India
YIC, Yoga Instructors’ Course that help individual to shape the personality. The primary objective of the course is to transform the knowledge to be able to teach yoga with confidence in a holistic manner.
The course is combination of two theory and Practical Subjects like Breathing techniques, Asana, Sat Kriyas, Pranayama, Meditation technique. Yogic Games which improves Concentration, Memory, Dexterity, Stamina, Awareness and Happy Assembly program which makes one to being tune with true nature, happiness and Bliss. On the completion of this course, the students will be able to teach yoga to the general public even having health related complain. The holistic way to prevent diseases, promote positive health and bring harmony and peace in the society.
- To provide for instructions and training in Yoga and Spiritual lore as propounded by Swami Vivekananda, the famous Indian monk who heralded the grandeur of Sanatana Dharma (the Laws of Creation) in the West through his epoch-making speech in the Parliament of Religions on Sep 11, 1893 for total Personality Development
- To provide for research and for the advancement and dissemination of all the streams of yoga and its applications to offer solutions for major challenges of the Globe
- To undertake extra-mural studies, extension programs and field-outreach activities to contribute to bring Peace, Poise, Harmony, Love, Health & Happiness
- To do all such other acts and things as may be necessary or desirable to further the objectives of the University
YIC is a mandatory Course for joining any Programme at S-VYASA.
- YIC admissions are open now
- YIC is conducted every month except April
- Duration of regular residential YIC Course is One month
- Class Schedule is from 5AM to 7:30 PM for YIC
- YIC Course starts on 1st and ends on 30th of every month
- Accommodation is Dormitory with One Cot, One Mattress, One Pillow, Locker Facility and separate room will be given only on availability, with extra charges
- Food will be strictly vegetarian and Satvik diet will be given
Last date of Application for YIC is 30th of every month
Participant should have completed 12th / 10 +2 / PUC 2 / 2 Years Diploma (with basic English knowledge
Fees for YIC
For other Foreign Nationals: US $2,000/ which includes $1500/- per participant tuition fees, accommodation, vegetarian diet expenses plus our service fee (QCI exam fee excluded, to be paid separately). Our service fee includes application processing, local transport from Bangalore airport to University and vice-versa.
Visa and flight expenses are excluded in the above-mentioned fees and those fees will be taken care by the participants. However, we will guide participants for visa and flight details. There is a direct economy flight available from Danang to Bangalore and we will guide participants to book on that direct flight.
DOCUMENTS REQUIREMENT – CHECKLIST
- Application form – Printed Copy
- 10th / X Marks Card (with original for verification)
- 12th / 10 +2 / PUC 2 / 2-yrs Diploma / Equivalent Exam Marks Card (with original for verification)
- Six Passport size Photo’s (P.P.) Size (2 x 2-inch, 35 x 45 mm or 35 x 35mm) for International Students
- Photocopies of Passport & Visa (with original for verification)
- Printed Copy of Fee Receipts
Articles provided by S-VYASA – Yoga Kit includes
- YIC 2 Books (Theory & Practical Books)
- S-VYASA Pushpanjali Book
- Neti Pot – 1 No
- Yoga Mat – 1 No
- Side Bag – 1 No
- One set of YIC Yoga Uniform (T-Shirt and Track Pant)
Articles to be brought
- Bedsheet, Pillow Cover and Blanket
- Notebook, Foolscap Rules Papers and Pen
- Water Bottle, Torch, Umbrella (in Monsoon Season), Sweater
Dress code and discipline
- During Practice Session, participants must wear YIC UNIFORM (T-Shirt and Track Pant)
- Apart from Practical Session general decent dress code can be used
- All Programs are compulsory including Vedic Prayer (Ancient Indian Yogic chanting) in Sanskrit and in Hindi in the Morning
- Library facility is available for reference only
Participants must have 100% attendance in morning aasana class, Maithri Milan and Bhajan sessions. And 90% in other classes of YIC. The student shall be informed about their attendance status periodically so that the students shall be cautioned to make up the shortage.
Reaching our university
It is advisable to report a day before i.e. 30th or 31st of every month for the next month Course before 5 PM to settle comfortably in the campus.
You may directly come to Prashanti Kutiram approximately 35 kms (2 Hrs) from Bengaluru Railway Station / Bengaluru Bus Stand, approximately 70 kms (4 and ½ Hrs) from Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli, Bengaluru.
You may report to our City Office at Ekanath Bhavan, Gavipuram Circle, Kempegouda Nagar before 6 PM on the 30th / 31st of every month and 6:30 AM on the day of commencement of the Course (i.e. 1st of every Month) to reach to University Campus. You can book your seat by calling our city office 080 2661 2669.
Note: At sharp 7AM University-Bus leaves from City Office to University Campus.
You may hire a Prepaid Taxi or Private Taxi and directly reach Prasahnti Kutiram Campus.
The Yoga Instructor course consists of the following the subjects which transforms the students could able to learn yoga and provides the platform to teach the yoga individually.
The syllabus is as per QCI curriculum and we are organizing QCI exam level I, with YIC course every month.
- Introduction to yoga and its’ streams – Patanjali and Hatha yoga (2 credits)
- Life and Message of Spiritual Masters and Applications of Yoga (2 credits)
- Asanas & Kriyas (2 credits)
- Pranayama & Meditations (2 credits)
- Teaching techniques & Karma yoga (2 credits)
- Chanting of shlokas, Yogic games / Happy assembly and report (2 credits)
Yoga Instructors’ Course environmental potential at S-VYASA influences that help individual to shape their personality. An individual’s personality is the complex of mental characteristics that makes them unique from other people. It includes all the patterns of thought and emotions that cause us to do and say things in particular ways. At a basic level, personality is expressed through our temperament or emotions. The YIC at S-VYASA provides the platform to build up the personality.
- Power point presentation
- Learning and applying eight steps method to teach
- Group discussion
- Group Practice
- Library facility to all
- Report & Worksheet writing and presentation of it
- One to one discussion
- Review classes
Topics for report writing
Write a Report on any one Topic and it should be within 4 Pages.
Remedial measures for academically weak students
- Provide additional help on regional language basis on request
- Review classes
- Encourage additional practice and reading
Yoga Instructor Course has designed in such a way that students not merely only teaching to the people in holistic manner, it also provides the platform to learn many things. The core values of the YIC are as follows.
Contributing to national development
- Through this program development is achieved (Physical, mental, social and spiritual awareness)
- Awareness of yoga, spiritual and traditional values are created among the public by the students who are trained at S-VYASA in the right way of living
- Development of skills in various areas, which are multi-applicable to any situations, be it employment or leisure pursuit
Inculcating a value system among students
- Here everyday activity is done which continue to instill traditional values to the students using a variety of methods
- Maitrimilan – Chanting of Slok-Sangraha based on B. Gita and discourse on topics related to Yoga and spirituality
- Karma yoga-Self less service
- Sattvic food-adjustment to eating a balance, simple, wholesome foods
- Honesty, sincerity, integrity, punctuality, morality, importance to traditional values, Universal brotherhood (all are called bhaiya’s and didi’s, spiritual values, value of rising early in the morning
- Spiritual guidance
- Overall the lifestyle change
Quest for excellence
- Self-analysis (Working back at the activities and evaluating those activities)
- Constant reviewing the running of the YIC course
- With daily meetings – reviewing what took place the day before. Ensuring any problems that arise are dealt with quickly, efficiently and effectively so that students are not disturbed un-necessarily
- Monthly review meetings are done once the course is complete for the analysis of success and failures. The monthly course is dissected with the use of the daily records to ensure, the next month runs even better than previous
- It is our mission to ensure the student receives the best education, understanding and development within one month. This is done with the use of feedback forms from the students, staff, alumni, parents and management
Promoting the use of technology
Yoga may be considered an ancient scientist, but it is dynamic and makes use of new technologies
- Learning (student centered learning techniques)
- Teaching methodology (computers, LCD, Power point)
- Streamlined computer process to maintain students records and Governance (for administration)
Fostering global competencies among students
Yoga may be considered an ancient scientist, but it is dynamic and makes use of new technologies
The YIC is the esteem course of S-VYASA.The YIC department of S-VYASA could able to maintain the consistent reputation for the past two decades all over the world by providing qualitative course curriculum.
Features of the department
- The YIC department has well trained staff, who themselves have done previous courses at S-VYASA both long- and short-term courses. Therefore, the staff members can share their experience with new students easily
- The YIC department provides the opportunity and training that once the student has completed the course, they in turn can become coordinator and in time provide valuable insight to prospective new students
- The YIC department provided the contribution of all senior faculty members to provide their valuable understanding and input, so that the students truly understand yoga (i.e. that is more than just a physical pursuit)
- The YIC department allows all lecturers, coordinators and helpers to provide one to one interaction with students daily
- The YIC department removed the normal barrier between teacher and student, so that all yogic activities are done by one and all. Therefore, continuing to improve understanding of selfless duty
- Due to the efficiency and effectiveness of this course, YIC department has encouraged the people from more than 50 countries throughout the world to come and join the Yoga Instructor Course, giving it a world round reputation
- Many graduated YIC students have become yoga teachers around the world and so continue to spread the wonderful and ancient teachings of India and Yoga
- Many graduated YIC students feel that S-VYASA is their second home and come back on a regular basis
Features of the YIC course
- It is only one-month residential course; hence many people can take out time from there busy schedule and join the course to become yoga instructor
- The course is a nice combination of theory and practice which create good understanding of yoga from physical, mental, social and spiritual prospective
- Yoga for rehabilitation
- This course has attracted graduates, postgraduates and professionals from the different fields. These graduates use this course to remain balance in all situations
- An hour YOGA per day and keep ailments away’ is the new slogan for all who wanted to be healthy and successful in their workplace. They become role model to others of how to live a life in the right way on the right path
Students who do the Yoga Instructors’ Course have to follow the following schedule and attend the all the classes without fail. Please note that 90% attendance is mandatory in order to completion of the course smoothly.
Tentative Timetable For YIC
|1.||04.30 A.M.||Usha svasti (Wake Up)|
|2.||05.00A.M. – 06.50 A.M.||Pratah Smaran, Yogasana Abhyasa & Om kar Dhayana|
|3.||07.00A.M. – 08.00 A.M.||Maitri Milan – At Mangala Mandir|
|4.||08.00A.M. – 08.45 A.M.||Upaahaara (Break Fast)|
|5.||09.00 A.M. –09.30 A.M.||Karma Yoga|
|6.||09.30 – 10.00 A.M.||Chanting|
|7.||10.00 – 11.00 A.M.||Upanyaasa (Lecture 1)|
|8.||11.00 A.M. – 12. 00 PM||Pranayama Practice|
|9.||12.00 – 01.00 PM||Cyclic Meditation|
|10.||1.00PM – 2.00PM||Bhojanam (Lunch) and Rest|
|11.||02.00 – 03.00 PM||Lecture/worksheet, Report writing and group study|
|12.||03.00 – 04.00 PM||Upanyaasa (Lecture 2)|
|13.||04.00 – 05.00 PM||Teaching Technique & Practice session|
|14.||05.00 – 06.00 PM||Milk / Tuning with nature|
|15.||06.00 – 06:30 PM||Bhajan|
|16.||06.30 – 07.00 PM||Satsang / Trataka|
|17.||07.00 – 07.30 PM||Krida Yoga|
|18.||07.30 – 08.30 PM||Ratri Bhojanam (Dinner)|
|19.||08.30 – 09.30 PM||Self-Study and Lights Off|