Yoga Teacher Training course to be held in Kaohsiung

Dr. Rajesh will be teaching a yoga certification program, hosted by Kaohsiung Yogi, in August 2014. Kaohsiung Yogi to host a certified 2-week, 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course instructed by world renowned yoga guru, Dr. Rajesh Mishra from Yoga Darshan in India.

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Kaohsiung Yogi will be hosting a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course on Aug. 11th-24th, 2014. Students can learn the art of yoga instruction in tropical Kaohsiung, Taiwan, with a world-renowned teacher, Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mishra’s (Rishi Prashara Saraswati). This is the third time he has conducted Yoga Teacher Training in Taiwan.

“Yoga is not only about asana. It encompasses the complete journey of a human being,” explain one of the event’s organizers, author L. Farrah Furtado.

“We need holistic food, just as we need holistic practice. Yoga is for the body, mind, emotion and soul,” Furtado added.

“This program will give the student a full opportunity to explore themselves as a yoga teacher. Therefore, we focus to be teacher from the first day,” Dr. Rajesh said in a press release from Germany, where he is currently.

For course details, see below.

About Teacher Dr. Rajesh Mishra
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mishra is teaching this comprehensive yoga instructor training program, designed in accordance with the 200-hour requirements of Yoga Alliance. Completion of the course allows participants to become a certified yoga instructor, and qualified to teach yoga worldwide.

Dr. Rajesh Mishra holds a PhD focusing on health and healing modalities. He has over 25 years of experience in Ayurvedic medicine, Ashtanga, Hatha and Raja yoga theory. His techniques and experience has led him to teach internationally to a variety of yoga studios, corporate venues and workshops in 5-star hotels around the world.

Dr. Mishra’s yoga shala in New Delhi, the YOGA DARSHAN is a registered organization. More than 500 students have received certification from his organization and they are working world wide and some in large international organizations.

He has obtained his Diploma in International and Ayurvedic Spa Therapies (CIBTAC, UK) specializing in Stress Management & Wellness Management. Dr. Rajesh Mishra is a therapist for intensive counseling sessions in hospitals for pre- and post-hospitalization patients through Ashtanga Yoga/Raja Yoga, which is a scientific method for preventing and promoting various aspects of health.

The two-week intensive yoga teacher training course is focused on comprehensive training in the practical and theoretical aspects of Yoga and Yogic Life Style. This program includes Asana, Pranayama, Mudra Bandha, Relaxation, Meditation, Shatkarmas, Mantra and other traditional and contemporary yoga technique.

The comprehensive schedule for Dr. Rajesh's course includes Asanas, Kriyas, Asanas Methodology (Adjustments & Theory), Pranayama and Meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy and more.
SYSTEM: The teaching system is based on Raja Yoga/Ashtanga Yoga (Mind), Hatha Yoga (Body), Karma Yoga (Path of Service), Jnana Yoga (Path of Knowledge) and Bhakti Yoga (Path of Emotion). Yoga is not only movement of the body (Asana). Asana is only a jumping point. Dr. Mishra’s teaching system encompasses a complete journey.

The comprehensive course schedule includes Asanas, Kriyas, Asanas Methodology (Adjustments & Theory), Pranayama and Meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy and more.

The Pranayama classes cover various techniques like Kapalbhati, Bhastrika, Sithali, Sithkari and Brahmari.

Prerequisite: One year experience of yoga practice

Language: English (Chinese translation available)

Completion: A Yoga Teacher Training Course Certificate (200Hours) will be awarded to those who demonstrate the required competency in the final course assessment.

Course Details:
1. Theory: A) Yoga Philosophy:
* Introduction to Yoga
* Hatha Yoga
* Raja Yoga/Ashtanga Yoga
* Different types of Yoga
* Yoga Life Style
B) Yoga Physiology (Nadi, Prana, Chakra)
C) Anatomy & Physiology
D) Teaching & Research Methodology
2. Practical : A) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Shatkarmas
B) Meditation
3. Assessment Book:

200-Hour Breakdown:
Yoga Philosophy: 30 hours
Training technique: 100 Hours
Teaching Methodology: 30 Hours
Anatomy and Physiology: 20 Hours
Practice: 20 Hours.

7:00-9:00 : Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha
9:00-10:00 : Breakfast
10:00-12:00 : Lecture*
12:00-13:00 : Lunch
13:00-14:00 : Yoga Nidra
14:00-16:00 : Lecture*
16:00-16:30 : Tea Break
16:30-18:00: Practice
18:00-19:00 : Dinner
19:00-21:00 : Meditation, Bhajan, Kirtan, Satasang
Lecture*= Yoga Philosophy/Teaching Methodology/A&P

Course Fees
: $35,000 (NT) if paid after June 30th, 2014.
$10,000(NT) deposit requirement due June 30th to receive early bird price of $30,000NT and to reserve space via Verified Pay Pal account:

Due: $10, 000 NT on June 30th to reserve the early bird price of $30, 000NT

Please remit payment to
Bank of Kaohsiung
Name of account: FURTADO LISA ANNE
A/C#: 217210418031
Bank of Kaohsiung Code# 016
Bank Address: Liu He Branch 1-2 F, 27 Liu He 1st Rd.

Just in case, if you have a question here’s the Kaohsiung Bank Telephone# 072384888.

Please scan / copy your transaction record for yourself and please send one copy via email to:

Please make your deposit to reserve space as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as only 15 students are the maximum for TTC.

Balance to be paid in full before July 11th, 2014.

Course Fees include:
Training and TTC-200 Certificate
Food – Vegetarian (Meals and tea time/ snacks)
Course Manual/ Handouts

Course Expectations: After successful completion students will be able to teach yoga for beginners as well as experienced students.

Learn adjustments and alignments techniques.
Learn back bending and hip opening asanas.
Learn Pranayamas, Sutras, vedas, upanishads and Yoga Anatomy.
Learn Meditation from a meditation master.
Learn the Art of teaching.
Learn the Sanskrit for the asanas.
Service to All. Love to All.

Recommended books to read before TTC:
Light on Yoga – BKS Iyengar.
Yoga Anatomy – Leslie Kaminoff.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask Yoga instructors, Mayna Chien or L. Furtado at Kaohsiung Yogi will be happy to help you and answer all of your questions. Chinese translation here:

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