A Yoga of Self-Realization:
To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom. Go within and connect to your true self. Gain techniques to become clear and feel confident on who you are and where you want to go. The Greeks said “Know thyself, or learn to suffer.” The Yoga Yantra 200hr teacher training course is a study in Self-Realization. Using millennia old yogic techniques, we take an in-depth study into the theory and practice of Yoga and Self-Realization.
Whether you're looking to start a career as a yoga teacher or for personal self-transformation, this course will set you on your path. Acquire the tools to meet your higher Self and awaken the unique teacher and guide that lies within you.
Immanuel Kant said, “Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.” This course is a balance of both theory and practice. This four-week intensive course includes studies in Yoga Philosophy & history, Asana, Sequencing & Anatomy, Chakra studies, Pranayama, and Meditation. Included in the course are group studies, lectures, practice, a course manual, and one-on-one coaching.
Yoga Philosophy: Using Patanjali’s Sutras as a guide, we study and discuss the theories behind the whole of Yoga, including the 8 limbs that constitute Yoga. We will discuss the Vedas and other ancient texts and practices in our study of Yoga. Deepen your knowledge on yogic philosophy and history, and learn tools to incorporate them into your daily life.
Meditation: studies in meditation styles and techniques, including postures, mudras, breath, mindfulness, mantra, and advanced practices in meditation.
Asana: the study of asana includes anatomy, postures, sequencing, alignment and hands-on adjustments. The style is traditional Hatha Yoga. Yoga says our emotional self is held in the physical body, and our physical body in the emotional self. We will learn asana that access and open parts of our body, releasing both physical and emotional tension. Refine and advance your practice while learning the art to guiding others.
Pranayama: studies in breathing techniques and sequences that access and calm the central nervous system, cleanse the body system, and steady the mind. We will discuss why and how to safely practice pranayama and how it effects body, mind, and spirit.
Chakra studies: studies in chakra centers and meridian channels. Studies include theory and practice, utilizing techniques for unblocking and cleansing.
Business of Yoga: Gain confidence as a leader to design and teach your own classes, workshops, and retreats. Understand the business of yoga.
One-on-One training: Included in the course is one-on-one time with Dina to discuss your personal yoga journey and path moving forward.
Upon completion of this course, you will receive a 200hr YTT certification and will be certified to teach yoga. Gain the confidence and experience to guide yourself as well as others into this beautiful and ancient practice of Yoga.
We are part of a long oral lineage of Yoga. Your training and guidance does not end at the end of this course. Your teacher remains your teacher and we will always be here to guide and support you, long after the course has ended. Namaste
Dina has been practicing yoga for 20 years and meditation for 25 years. She subscribes to and lives by the philosophy of Know Thyself. Dina’s Yoga training was completely transformed after she moved to Bali, Indonesia and lived with a local family for three years. There, she learned the ancient healing methods of the whole of Yoga, which included meditation, Ayurveda, Buddhist philosophy & lifestyle, Mantra Chanting, Puja, Reiki & Energy healing/cleansing/blessings, as well as traditional Hatha Yoga. She studied with local healers and masters and travelled to the island of Java to further deepen her studies.
Dina also spent several months living in an Ashram where she practiced daily chanting, puja, kirtans, and more. She travelled to Singapore and learned about Traditional Chinese Medicine using roots, mushrooms, and herbs for medicine, for detoxification, etc. She studied acupressure and reflexology as methods of unblocking Qi for improved health and wellbeing.
Dina then found her mentor and began an in-depth, three year study in the practices of Self-Realization. During this time, she learned remedial yoga and deepened her knowledge in Hatha Yoga in the style of Swami Sivananda. Her focus dove deep into pranayama techniques, yoga philosophy, asana as a form of remedial and healing yoga, studies in Chakras and meridians, and more. From there, Dina refined her practice and incorporated more advanced techniques including bandhas and Kriyas, and is currently deepening her studies in Kriya yoga.
Dina teaches Meditation, Pranayama, Mantra chanting, traditional Hatha Yoga, Kriya Yoga and provides 1-on-1 mentorships in several forms of studies. After reading Patanjali’s Sutras, Dina dedicated her life to living a true yogi lifestyle of service in accordance with the Sutras in thought, word, and deed.
Dina has a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and a Bachelor in Management and Organizational studies. She has published two books, one on mantra chanting and another on methods and practices in Self-Realization. She has studied and been mentored by masters in Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Ayurveda, Reiki energetic healing, Blessings & Purifications, and more. Dina has dedicated her life to both pursuing the yogi path as well as guiding others on their own path to Self-Realization.
Send us a message or call (760) 219-4406 to register or receive more information about the course. Space is limited to maintain a small class size. Reserve your spot.