Akhanda Yoga Life Coaching: Assisting students in the embodiment of Yoga
With Robin Campbell (Prem Sagar) and Eila Devi
October 25 - November 5, 2020
This 100-hour residential training course at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India, offers a profound personal and professional development opportunity. Somatic psychotherapist, Yoga Life Coach and senior Yoga Teacher Trainer Prem Robin Campbell, along with long-time Akhanda Trainer and Yoga Life Coach Eila Devi, will offer full-day workshops in how to set up and facilitate Yoga Life Coaching sessions with clients for well-being, to guide group transformational process and gain an in depth knowledge of cutting edge research in psychology and neuroscience on the application of Yoga for wellness.
The course explores the Yogic vision of holistic health, the importance of the relationship between teachers and clients, and practice in coaching clients one-on-one and in group styles retreats. This course includes practice sessions, and you will come away confident to conduct and follow-up on individual coaching and group transformational programs.
Yoga Life Coaching is a holistic path rooted in Akhanda Yoga, and includes all aspects of yoga practice and philosophy. Yoga Life Coaching is the application of Akhanda Yoga’s five energetic principles and elements of practice for specific people and populations. The course will give you skills in designing and offering programs that address the needs of the client. Furthermore, the intention of the Yoga Life Coach is to support clients in loving presence, embodiment and self-discovery.
This course is ideal for experienced yoga teachers, therapists, life coaches who are seeking further development of skills in the practical application of diverse yoga practices and yoga philosophy for wellness. This course offers a solid platform from which you can add on other therapeutic modalities.
Teachers will get a Yoga Life Coaching certificate for 100+ CEU hours (90 contact hours). This course can be used to build towards our 1000-hour Master Teacher designation. The program runs over 11 days, so there is a day off after morning yoga and puja on Saturday.
Note: This course is not an accredited Life Coaching program.
- Yoga Psychology: Theory and Practice
- Yogic Principles for emotional wellness
- Holding space for group and individual sessions
- Communication strategies and close listening
- Application of Yoga techniques for wellness (asana, pranayama, mantra, mudra and meditation)
- Restorative practices and other sequences for balancing the nervous system
- Dinacharya ~ Daily practices to optimize well being
- Practices ~ Teach and get feedback on one-on-one and group coaching sessions
Yoga Life Coaching manual
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
Pre readings and completion of online courses
This is designed to be an intensive Ashram residential experience
5:15 – 5:45 Meditation
6:00 – 7:45 Yoga Class
8:00 – 8:30 Fire Puja
8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:15 – 12:15 Program Session
12:30 – 1:00 Lunch
2:30 – 5:45 Techniques and Practicum
6:00 – 6:45 Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 Evening program (certain evenings will be free)
Robin Campbell (Prem Sagar) holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology & Anthropology and a Masters in Counselling Psychology. He is a registered psychologist in Calgary, and works in private practice. Prem has pursued the art of yoga and spiritual transformation since 1999, when he first met his teacher, Yogi Vishvketu in Rishikesh, India. He developed a deep connection with Yogi Vishvketu and has remained a dedicated student. Since then, Prem has been part of the teaching faculty for the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training programs, in particular spearheading the Yoga Lifestyle Coaching training. As part of the teacher training programs, Prem…
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Eila Devi enjoys the adventures of life, taking the road less travelled, making friends and sharing the gifts of Yoga. She’s grateful to have learned from teachers who are bridging ancient wisdom into our current, collective consciousness. Experiencing Yoga in the Himalayan region of India was a significant turning point for her. It’s here that she began studies with Yogrishi Vishvketu ji, and with ongoing faith and practice she is proud to carry the Akhanda Yoga teachings across the world. Eila Devi became a Yoga teacher in 2000, teaching a variety of asana styles full-time. She co-owned a Yoga…
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