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Yoga Sadhna

This course is based on individual self-practice divided into two or three sessions per day. The emphasis is on intense and prolonged pranayama. Students work towards two to Five hours of hatha yoga per day which is balanced by the study of classical scriptures.

The course demands a high level of self-discipline and students are guided according to individual needs. The course requires some preparation from the student. Interested students are advised to prepare by following a regular daily hatha yoga practice and a sattvic lifestyle. Sound physical and mental health is a pre-requisite.

Sadhana Intensive affords a unique opportunity to extend the limits of our capabilities, strengthen our stamina and develop self-confidence with long lasting effects.

Explanation and practice of advanced pranayama, bandhas (locks) and mudras (seals).
Daily self practice of asana.
Practice of shat kriyas (cleansing techniques).
Meditation and chanting.
Keeping spiritual diary.
Mouna (at certain times of the day) to conserve the vital energy

The daily schedule includes:
Practice of kriyas.
Morning or evening satsang with meditation and chanting.
Two or three practice sessions of asana and advanced pranayama incorporating bandhas and mudras.
Study of Hatha Yoga Pradipika / Srimad Bhagavatam.
Morning milk drink, brunch and dinner.
Participation in entire daily schedule is mandatory. The course director may change the schedule according to the need of the students.

Yoga Sadhana Intensive courses are open to with or after Teachers Training Course (TTC) Certificate. Good physical and mental health as well as a high degree of self-motivation are required due to the very intensive nature of the course.

An internationally recognized certificate from the International Yoga Academy,Rishikesh is awarded on completion of the course.

Copies of the texts, personal toiletries, towel, asana mat, meditation cushion, comfortable footwear, warm clothing and shawl are useful. Remember to take your TTC uniforms and a copy of your TTC Certificate. Students are expected to wear their uniforms during satsang and lecture times.

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