• $1,250.00 – Price in USD

Additional Ashram stay fee to be paid to the ashram upon arrival in rupees. 1200 rupees a day + tax (approximately $18 USD per day) includes stay in a shared room with bathroom and 3 meals a day.

Date & Time Details: Arrive in the afternoon on March 6th for 3 PM Orientation before afternoon yoga. Curriculum ends at 6 PM on March 16th. Check out is March 17th at 10 AM.

Location: Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram

Address: Tapovan, Rishikesh

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Conscious Living: An Ayurveda & Yoga Lifestyle Teacher Training

With Yogrishi Vishvketu and Akshata (Akee) Sheelvant

March 7 - 17, 2019

Conscious Living: An Ayurvedic & Yogic Lifestyle 100-hour Yoga Teacher Training is a 10-day residential course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India. It qualifies as one of our three modules toward the 500-hour RYT designation. Exploring Ayurveda, the mind-body connection, yogic lifestyle and approach to a life of health and vitality, this teacher training is designed for yoga teachers who wish to deepen their Ayurvedic knowledge and yogic lifestyle as well as teaching yoga for your pacifying Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The program includes a teaching practicum. This course will also enable graduates to teach confidently about the principles of Ayurveda in a classroom, workshop or 1:1 setting, how to create balance, harmony and wellness in their own lives and those of their students.

Program Outline

  • Ayurveda ~ the History & Philosophy (Samkhya and the 24 Tattwas)
  • Dinacharya ~ Daily & seasonal routines for general health, well-being & cleansing
  • Doshas ~ Vata, Pitta, Kapha and related yoga techniques
  • Prakruti & Vikruti
  • Ayurvedic Physiology ~ Koshas, sub-doshas, dhatus, agni, ama & ojas
  • Sacred Kitchen ~ Ayurvedic sattvic nutrition & cooking ~ six tastes, eating for your dosha
  • Yogic Psychology ~ Meditation, mantra, mudra & moksha
  • Practicum ~ Create and teach a yoga practice for the season, dosha & rhythm of life
  • Ayurvedic Terminology, Sanskrit & Mantras

Pre-Course Reading

Yoga & Ayurveda, by Dr. David Frawley

Wisdom of Healing, by Dr. David Simon

 

Included Materials

Conscious Living Manual

Ashram Cookbook

Neti Pot & Tongue Scraper

 

 

Course Requirement

Certified 200 hours Yoga Teacher or permission from Akhanda Yoga

 

Daily Schedule

Conscious Living is designed to be an intensive Ashram residential experience, providing you with an experiential and practical understanding of Ayurveda.

 

5:15 – 5:45       Meditation

6:00 – 7:45       Yoga Class

8:00 – 8:30       Puja

8:30 – 9:00       Breakfast

9:15 – 12:15     Program Session

12:30 – 2:30     Lunch Break

2:30 – 5:45       Practical Topic

6:00 – 6:45       Dinner

7:00 – 8:00       Satsang and Kirtan

 

Please note the sample schedule may be subject to change and divine intervention.

 

 

Leaders

Yogrishi Vishvketu
Yogrishi Vishvketu is an internationally renowned teacher, conference presenter and yoga teacher trainer. The co-founder of Akhanda Yoga (with Chetana Panwar/Jessica Torrens), he began his journey as a student and practitioner of Hatha and Raja yoga and the Vedic healing arts as a child in northern India. Yogrishi Vishvketu teaches holistic yoga workshops internationally, incorporating diverse aspects of the practice: asana, pranayama, cleansing kriyas, Ayurveda and Vedic chanting, as well as offering Yoga Alliance registered 200- and 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) programs in Canada and in Rishikesh, India. He calls this holistic style of teaching Akhanda Yoga, meaning whole…
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Akshata (Akee) Sheelvant
Akshata (Akee) Sheelvant is an Ayurveda/Yoga Lifestyle Consultant living in Phoenix, USA. She is an Akhanda Yoga RYT certified yoga teacher having studied with Yogrishi Vishvketu in Rishikesh, India. Akshata is also a disciple of her Guru Paramahansa Yogananda and has been practicing Kriya Yoga for more than 15 years. Akshata has used the scientific wisdom of Ayurveda and practice of Hatha Yoga to successfully regulate her hypothyroidism. The Ayurvedic saying let ‘food be thy medicine’ is a living mantra in her personal life. She brings her knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga in her workshops and personal 1/1 consultations. Her forte is crafting multi-cuisine…
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