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500 Hour Meditation Teacher Training

STARTING 5TH MARCH 2022

Saturday & Sunday Afternoons

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

In person or Online Live Sessions

Expand your consciousness, grow in your practice, become certified to conduct Meditation Teacher Training. 

COURSES ARE CERTIFIED BY MEDITATION ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL

$1200 | Easy instalment payments available

To sign up fill in the Registration Form

enquiries: contact@transformationalyoga.co.nz

Location: Yoga Roots, 108 Deep Creek Road, Torbay, Auckland, NZ

During this teacher training course, you will receive Master level training which techniques will equip you with the knowledge and wisdom required to accomplish personal transformation for yourself and guide your future students on their own journey. This teacher training will help you take your knowledge and teachings to the next level with in-depth understanding of the mechanisms of meditation, enabling you to confidently lead others to become teachers and leaders in the practice of Meditation.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive 500 level Meditation Alliance International certificate that qualifies you to teach with confidence in all contexts and adjust your teachings to your audience anywhere in the world

Highlights:
 

  • The inner mechanisms of the yogic bodies.

  • The dimensions of the consciousness in the Yogic Chakras and Yogic Bodies.

  • Yoga Nidra as a tool for purification and recharging process in all yogic bodies.

  • Energy awakening science: Kriyas and bandhas.

  • The science of mantras to support the practice.

  • Meditation directed to specific audiences.

  • Advanced prana prakshalan kriyas.

  • Devotional mantras practice.

  • Activate the inner guide through meditation.

  • Effective communication.

  • 500 Hour Level Certification with Meditation Alliance International

Dates

Starting 5th March, 2022

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Weekend 1: 5 & 6 March
Weekend 2: 12 & 13 March

Weekend 3: 19 & 20 March

Weekend 4: 26 & 27 March

Weekend 5: 2 & 3 April

Weekend 6: 9 & 10 April
 

(Easter Break)

Weekend 7: 23 & 24 April

Weekend 8: 30 April & 1 May
Weekend 9: 7 & 8 May
Weekend 10: 14 & 15 May
Weekend 11: 21 & 22 May
Weekend 12: 28 & 29 May

 

Syllabus

I- Introduction 

II- The Dual Nature of the Consciousness 

III- The Yogic Chakras and Yogic Koshas relationship – Still and Dynamic Meditation


a. Chakras

b. Bodies 

c. Physical body 

     i. Relationship between the 1st and 7th Chakras 

     ii. Still physical meditation
     iii. Dynamic physical meditation

d. Prana body
     i. Relationship between the 2nd and 6th Chakras
     ii. Still prana meditation

     iii. Dynamic prana meditation
 

e. Mental body

     i. Relationship between the 3rd and 5th Chakras 

     ii. Still mental meditation 

     iii. Dynamic mental meditation 
 

f. Psychic body 

     i. Relationship between the two poles of the 4th Chakra 

     ii. Still psychic meditation 

     iii. Dynamic psychic meditation 

 

IV- Mantras 

       a. Invocation mantra

       b. Bija mantras

       c. 5 Elements mantra

V- The impurities in the four bodies prevent progress in meditation

     a. Impurities of the physical body

     b. Impurities of the prana body
     c. Impurities of the mental body
     d. Impurities of the psychic body 

VI- Mechanisms of Kundalini energy awakening
     a. Physical kundalini

     b. Prana kundalini
     c. Mental kundalini
     d. Psychic kundalini 

 

VII- Compare study: Traditional meditation systems and TIME meditation system


VIII- Mechanisms of the Yogic Bodies: multidimensional consciousness

     a. Physical body

     b. Prana body
     c. Mental body
     d. Psychic body

 

IX- Meditation for specific audiences 
     a. Meditation during pregnancy

     b. Meditation for youngsters

     c. Meditation for seniors

     d. Meditation for the corporate sector

X- The five koshas relationship with the four bodies and seven chakras

    a. Annamaya kosha 

    b. Pranamaya kosha

    c. Manomaya kosha 

    d. Vigyanamaya kosha 

    e. Anandamaya kosha 
 

XI- Yoga Nidra 

    a. Physical yoga nidra 

    b. Prana yoga nidra

    c. Mental yoga nidra 

    d. Psychic yoga nidra

TIME Meditation®


TIME meditation means Transformational Integral Meditation Education. It combines physical meditation, prana meditation, mind meditation and psychic meditation as well as other techniques aimed at transforming oneself and connecting one with the higher Self. TIME Meditation leads to a permanent shift in consciousness that is moving and transcending continuously towards the larger truths of life. Practicing meditation induces harmony and peace, helping and supporting the endeavour to evolve constantly towards a positive manifestation of higher forces in practical life.




Meditation


Meditation, Yoga Nidra, and various relaxation techniques are included in the Meditation Teacher Training course. You will be introduced to dynamic and still meditation. In addition to this, you will learn a variety of tools to help unlock your inner wisdom and access your true potential.




Mantra


The science of sound vibrations will be explored during the teacher training. Chanting Mantras generate vibrations, which are fundamental tools that lead to improved concentration and a calm focused mind. Simple Sanskrit Mantras will be translated and clearly explained. By the end of this course, you will be enriched with an introduction to the Sanskrit language as well!




Theory & Philosophy


Gain insight into Yoga that is not available in books. Introduction to the different philosophies and understandings of Meditation, Yogic Anatomy and Psychology. Gain a real understanding of Meditation from a real Master. De-bunk the myths and common misconceptions around the practice of Meditation.




Chakras & Kundalini


Demystify these often misunderstood or over-exaggerated concepts and experience and gain a practical and simple understanding of Chakras in everyday life. Understand the connection of the Koshas with Kundalini.




Simple Asana


To explore and learn the science behind the physical practice. The proposed asanas are suitable for everyone from beginners to advanced and offer a holistic approach to health while focusing on chakra activation and energy circulation in the bodies.




Teaching Methodology


Learn to teach small and large groups. Effective teaching practices and communication skills that will equip you to become a confident and articulate Teacher. You will be taught various practices, packages and sets, enabling you to have a wide range of pre-prepped classes that enable you to teach freely and confidently.





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SWAMI VIDYANAND

FOUNDER OF TRANSFORMATIONAL YOGA®

SWAMI VIDYANAND WILL TEACH ON THIS COURSE VIA ZOOM FROM TIME TO TIME AND THE COURSE WILL BE CONDUCTED BY UTKARH UNDER HIS DIRECT GUIDANCE

World Yoga Federation is founded by Swami Vidyanand, a renowned Traditional Yoga and Transformational Yoga Master from India who created Transformational Yoga, founded SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga, and is also the Founder of the World Yoga Federation,  Yoga Alliance InternationalMeditation Alliance InternationalYoga Alliance IndiaYoga Alliance EuropeYoga Alliance Africa - organizations devoted to nurturing authentic Yoga traditions throughout the world and foster a community of Authentic Yoga & Meditation teachers, schools and practitioners. He also founded the Grand Master Yoga® and Grand Master Meditation® Courses. Born in a family of Bhakti Yogi's of an unbroken tradition of over 500 years, Swamiji received his initiation into the Spiritual and Yogic practices at an early age and was trained by Swami Satyananda Saraswati (Founder of the Bihar School of Yoga) among other great Masters.

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UTKARSH SANJANWALA

COURSE DIRECTOR

UTKARSH WILL BE LEAD TEACHER ON THIS COURSE.

Utkarsh was the first to bring Transformational Yoga®  to New Zealand in 2015. Yoga & Meditation Master, Lecturer at Unitec, Artist, Graphic Designer, Musician and Poet, is a direct disciple of Swami Vidyanand and has a wide range of expertise in the subject. He has been living here since and has influenced and guided several Kiwi and international students and teachers since.

Having taught people from across the globe and worked with Corporates, Armed Forces, Schools, Celebrities and trained several Yoga & Meditation Teachers across the world. His simple and practical way of explaining and relating the practices in a modern and contemporary context will enable and empower you to make a genuine difference in your state of mind and expand your consciousness.

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DISHA SANJANWALA

 TEACHER & KIDS EXPERT

Disha is a beautiful soul, whose deep spirituality, loving nature and joyfulness is contagious. A School Teacher in Auckland, Disha has studied Transformational as well as Traditional Yoga. She has a background in corporate advertising and is now immersed in education and working for the Divine cause. She believes that all human beings need to connect within to be truly happy. Disha enjoys sharing this special practise, with this intention of service to others in mind.

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Marjolein Van Leeuwen
GUEST TEACHER

Marjolein runs a home yoga studio in Auckland, where is specialises in woman’s health. She is originally from the Netherlands and since 2016 based in New Zealand. She has studied at yoga institutions in Netherlands, India, Myanmar and New Zealand in Transformational Yoga, Classical Hatha yoga, Restorative yoga and Yoga Nidra. Since becoming a mum she has specialised in Pre- and Postnatal yoga and teaches weekly classes to support woman in preparation for motherhood and mama unwind classes. Marjolein: “It is a privilege to be part of such a delicate time of a woman’s life.” 

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