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TRUNK PROGRAM: 200 Hour

BUILD A SOLID TRUNK:

Abhaya Yoga Makes us STRONG & FEARLESS!

November 2017 – March 2018

We build a strong trunk for our yoga and meditation practice. Every weekend we focus on a new Asana category (backbends, inversions, etc.) and practice for: Strong Body, Clear Mind, Open Heart. Ring by ring, we discover the five sheaths of our existence, the Five Koshas. From the center outwardly we grow, aligning Body-Mind-Heart.

Weekend Dates

1. November 17-19: Sun Salutations/Sutras
2. December 1-3: Standing Asanas/Buddhist Eightfold Path
3. December 15-17: Backbends/Anatomy#1/Zen & Abhaya
4. January 5-7: Inversions/ Yoga History Overview/Anatomy 2
5. January 19-21: Arm Balances/ ÂhagavadGita/Sanskrit
6. February 2-4: Seated & Twists/Advaita Vendanta-Classical-Tantra
7. February 16-18: Restoratives & Full Mix Vinyasa /Tantra-Zen-Abhaya
8. March 2-4: Review & Testing/ Yoga-Zen-Tantra: Choosing our Path

Hours:

Fridays 18:00 - 21:15 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 – 18:00 pm

Topics Covered:

Asana Practice
- Principles of Alignment in all Asana Categories
- Warm Up Exercises
- Sun Salutations
- Standing
- Hip Openers
- Inversions
- Arm Balances
- Backbends
- Seated forward folds & Twists
- Restoratives
- Basic Sanskrit and names for Yoga poses
- Fundamentals of Teaching & Sequencing
- Develop a Personal Practice of Asana, Pranayama & Meditation

Anatomy / Subtle Body Anatomy
- Anatomy Fundamentals: Skeletal Muscular Systems, Joints
- Subtle Body Anatomy—5 Koshas, Chakras, Energy Channels
- Pranayama & Meditation

Yoga History and Philosophy
- Yoga History & Philosophy
- Classical Yoga Sutras, Eightfold Path of Patanjali
- Zen, Buddhism, Eightfold Path of Buddhism
- Âhagavad Gita
- Tantric Philosophy
- Abhaya Path: Strong Alignment-Fearless Action

Requirements:

  • Full Program Attendance
  • Successful Completion of Projects & Exams
  • 20 Hour of Abhaya Yoga Practice (free)
  • 10 Hours of Class Observation (free)

BRANCHING OUT: 20 Hours, Volunteer Yoga Teaching

Branch out to take action and make a difference!

20 Hours teaching as a volunteer, ideally to a special group or individual who could benefit, but would not be able to afford it otherwise.

200 Hour Teacher in Training Verification

After completion of Steps 1-4, you receive a letter verifying that you completed a 200 Hour Teacher in Training Program.
Now you can start teaching as a volunteer and offer your services FREE OF CHARGE to gain experience. (You are not considered a fully-qualified yoga teacher yet.)

Up to 50% Scholarships Available through NYSY Program: Action Pays Back!


Dates: 17/11/2017 - 4/3/2018
Location: NYSY Studios



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ΤΙ ΜΟΥ ΕΔΩΣΕ Η ABHAYA YOGA ΜΕΣΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΟ YTTC;

om  "Θάρρος, υπομονή"

Ευδοκία

om "Άνοιξε τα μάτια μου, αγάπη"

Χριστιάνα

om"Ελευθερία, στήριξη, αγάπη"

Φιλίτσα

om"Ισορροπία, ευχαρίστηση"

Μιμή

om "Τροφή για σκέψη, ισορροπία"

Ελισσάβετ

om"Υπομονή"

Κωνσταντίνα

om"Πίστη, έμπνευση, ενθουσιασμό"  -Νικολέτα

om"Βοήθεια στο ταξίδι, συμπόνια προς τον εαυτό μου και τους άλλους"

Σίσση

om "Πήγε το σώμα μου σε άλλο δρόμο, υπομονή"

Λεωνίδας

om"Τον τρόπο να μοιράζομαι αυτό που έχω στη ζωή και στην καρδιά μου"

Βιβή

om"Αφοβία, αγάπη, δύναμη"

Κωνσταντίνος

om "Ώθηση, επιβεβαίωση, μεγάλο άνοιγμα"

Βασίλης

om "Υπομονή, επιμονή"

Ειρήνη


Here is what our students say



om "Abhaya Yoga Vivi Letsou TT is a high quality international standards Teacher Training, and I was very lucky it was hosted at NYSY studios in Athens. The TT covered my immediate and long term needs as a Yoga Teacher so to acquire the knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and confidence needed to bring excellence in my teaching for the practitioners in Greece and worldwide.

It offered me insights into the Yoga philosophy and practice which are extremely important, therapeutic and life-saving in this difficult time of the crisis. This was possible by bringing alignment, therapy, strength, balance, energy and light to my body, mind and soul. As such, I was offered a complete analysis of the ways Yoga works via Yoga philosophy and asanas, as well as mantras, meditation and other practices such as Yoga Nidra, Kirtan etc. These threads and their interconnection were successfully delivered in full awareness by Vivi Letsou, and communicated to us verbally, by educational materials, direct practice, and also expert inidivdual observation and correction.

In this way, I was able to achieve my targets for a high quality expertise in teaching Yoga with love, awareness and action, also reflected on my personal and professional life. Besides the TT itself, the amazing experience journey and heart connection as well as the help and support from the wonderful NYSY team and Abhaya Yoga Kula were beyond any expectations!!"

Niki Lambropoulos

om "I wish to express my gratitude to Vivi Letsou and the NYSY Team, whose professionalism, deep knowledge and love, gave me the opportunity to delve deeper into the study of Yoga. Their exceptional Yoga Teacher Training course has been an exciting journey into this long tradition, full of knowledge, joy and emotion. Every single moment of this journey, is a gift I will always carry in my heart."

Nancy Hitzanidou

om "This teacher training program has been an amazing journey for me during this year. Not only did I find it extremely well organized, packed with great information and inclusive of everything I was interested in learning about, but I also thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many amazing people. "

Maria Tsaousidou

om "The teacher training delivered by Vivi and guest teachers is a very structured and complete course, with broad and detailed curriculum. Vivi's diverse background from engineering, art, management and yoga is a valuable asset which allows her to combine her skills to best effect. This exact intellectual broadness enables her to form similarly eloquent, educated and confident teachers."

Ognjen Prnjat

om "Τhe Teacher Training exceeded my expectations at all levels. Vivi gave piece of her soul so as to make us learn all the necessary. Thank you very much. "

Maria Danaka

om “A totally integrated and disciplined training for those who want to take Earth in their hands!!! A splendid journey into a new World! The World inside us!”

Elisavet Antoniadou

om “To be so lucky in life to be able to have such an extraordinary experience as the yoga teacher training at NYSY is a blessing! God bless you! Let´s get together and share…”

Andreas Sfyridis

om "...Είναι σπουδαίο το παράδειγμα σου που εμπεριέχεις στη διδασκαλία σου διαφορετικούς ανθρώπους, φέρνοντας μας σε επαφή μαζί τους: τους βοηθούς στο μάθημα, τους παλιούς μαθητές σου, τα κορίτσια στη γραμματεία, τους επισκέπτες ομιλητές στα μαθήματα, τους επισκέπτες δασκάλους στο studio και στο zen centre, τις συγκυριακές συναντήσεις στο avocado. Οι αλλαγές στη ζωή τους γίνονται ζωντανό παράδειγμα και ευκαιρία, για αλλαγές στη ζωή μου...."

Βασίλης Δ.