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  1. Name of the certification: Yoga Protocol Instructor
  1. Requirement/ Eligibility:

    For open candidates there is no eligibility criteria

  2. For admission in the course it is suggested/ desired that the candidate should have passed 10th standard / secondary school certificate from a recognized board or equivalent. However, the Yoga Institutions can define their own eligibility
  1. Brief Role Description: Certified Yoga Professionals (Yoga Protocol Instructor) can teach basics of Yoga / common Yoga protocol developed by the Ministry of AYUSH for International Day of Yoga for prevention of diseases and promotion of health. They can conduct Yoga practice /classes in parks, societies, RWA
  2. Minimum age: No age limit
  3. Personal Attributes: The job requires individual to have good communication skills, time management skills and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The job requires individual to possess key qualities such as self discipline, confidence, maturity, patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathetic, language proficiency.
  4. Credit points for certificate : 12 credits
  5. Duration of course: Not less than 200 hours or not less than 3 month as part time or not less than 1 month as full time
  6. Mark Distribution:

Total Marks: 200 (Theory: 60 + Practical: 140)

Theory

 

Unit No.

Unit name

Marks

1

Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

20

2

Introduction to Yoga Texts

20

3

Yoga for Health Promotion

20

 

Total

60

 

Practical

S No.

Practical Work

Marks

1

Demonstration Skills

80

2

Teaching Skills

40

3

Application of knowledge

10

4

Field Experience

10

 

Total

140

 

S. No.

Name of the Unit

1

Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

1.1         Yoga : Etymology, definitions, aim, objectives and misconceptions.

1.2         Yoga : Its origin, history and development.

1.3         Guiding principles to be followed by Yoga practitioners.

1.4         Principles of Yoga (Triguna, Antahkarana-chatustaya, Tri-Sharira/ Panchakosha).

1.5         Introduction to major schools of Yoga (Jnana, Bhakti, Karma, Patanjali, Hatha).

1.6         Introduction to Yoga practices for health and well being.

1.7         Introduction to Shatkarma: meaning, purpose and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

1.8         Introduction to Yogic Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama and Surya Namaskara.

1.9         Introduction to Yogasana: meaning, principles, and their health benefits.

1.10     Introduction to Pranayama and Dhyana and their health benefits.

2

Introduction to Yoga Texts

2.1         Introduction and study of Patanjala Yoga Sutra including memorization of selected Sutras (Chapter I- 1-12).

2.2         Introduction and study of Bhagavad Gita including memorization of selected Slokas (Chapter II -47, 48, 49, 50 and 70).

2.3         Introduction and study of Hathpradipika.

2.4         General Introduction to Prasthanatrayee.

2.5         Concepts and principles of Aahara (Diet) in Hathapradipika and Bhagawadgita (Mitahara and Yuktahara).

2.6         Significance of Hatha Yoga practices in health and well being.

2.7         Concept of mental wellbeing according to Patanjala Yoga.

2.8         Yogic practices of Patanjala Yoga: Bahiranga and Antaranga Yoga.

2.9         Concepts of healthy living in Bhagwad Gita.

2.10     Importance of subjective experience in daily Yoga practice.

3

Yoga for Health Promotion

3.1            Brief introduction to human body.

3.2            Meaning and Means of health promotion and role of Yoga in health promotion.

3.3            Yogic positive attitudes ( Maîtri, Karuna, Mudita, Upeksha).

3.4            Concept of bhavas (Dharma, Jnana, Vairagya, Aishvarya) and their relevance in well being.

3.5            Dincharya and Ritucharya with respect to Yogic life style.

3.6            Holistic approach of Yoga towards health and diseases.

3.7            Introduction to First aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

3.8            Yogic management of stress and its consequences.

3.9            Yoga in prevention of metabolic and respiratory disorders.

3.10        Yoga for personality development.

 

4.1 Practical

  1. Demonstration Skills
    • Prayer: Concept and recitation of Pranava and

4.2 Yoga Cleansing Techniques

Knowledge of Dhauti, Neti and practice of Kapalabhati.

4.3 Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama

  1. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Micro Circulation Practices)
    • Neck Movement

Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)

  • Shoulder Movement

Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka

  • Trunk Movement

Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )

  • Knee Movement

Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B ) Janu Shakti Vikasaka

  • Ankle movement

Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B

Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka

b.   Yogic Sthula Vyayama (Macro Circulation Practices)

  • Sarvanga Pushti
  • Hrid Gati (Engine Daud)

4.4         Yogic Surya Namaskara

  • Yogasana
  • Tadasana, Vrikshasana, Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana, Kati Chakrasana,Trikonasana
  • Dandasana, Sukhasana, Padmasana, Vajrasana,
  • Bhadrasana, Mandukasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Uttana Mandukasana
  • Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana
  • Vakrasana, Gomukhasana
  • Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Makarasana
  • Pavanamuktasana, Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana
  • Vipareetakarani, Saral Matsyasana, Shavasana,

4.6         Preparatory Breathing Practices

  • Sectional breathing (abdominal, thoracic and clavicular)
  • Yogic deep breathing

4.7        Pranayama

  • Concept of Puraka, Rechaka and Kumbhaka
  • Anulmoa Viloma/Nadi Shodhana
  • Sheetalee (without Kumbhaka)
  • Bhramari (without Kumbhaka)

 

4.8         Understanding of Bandha

  • Jalandhara Bandha
  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Mula Bandha

4.9        Understanding of Mudra

  • Hasta Mudras (chin, Chinmaya, Brahma, adi, jnana, Dhyana and Nasika)

4.10     Practices leading to Meditation and Dhyana Sadhana

  • Recitation of Pranava & Soham
  • Recitation of selected hymns, invocations and prayers from Vedas & Upanishadas
  • Body and breath awareness
  • Yoga Nidra

 

B.     Teaching Skills (Methods of Teaching Yoga)

  • Essentials of good lesson plan: concepts, needs, planning of teaching Yoga (Shatkriya, Asana, Pranayama & practices leading to Dhyana)
  • Principles of teaching Yoga protocol to different groups (beginners, children, youth, women, Geriatric population, and special attention group).
  • Preparation for a Yoga class (before and during the class)
  • Factors influencing yoga
  • Class management in Yoga: its meaning and
  • Conducting yoga practical lessons: Precautions & Contraindications of practices)
  • Salient features of Ideal Yoga
  • Models of ideal Yoga lesson plans

 

Book for reference for Theory

 

1

Goyandka, Harikrishandass

:

Yoga Darshan

Geeta Press, Gorakhpur (Samvat 2061).

2

Swami Vivekananda

:

Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga

(4separate books) Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata, 2011 & 2012

3

Sahay G. S.

:

Hathayogapradipika

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2013

4

Gita press Gorakhpur

:

Shreemad Bhagvadgita

Gita press Gorakhpur, Samvat 2073

5

Kotecha, Vaidya Rajesh

:

A Beginner’s Guide to Ayurveda

Chakrapani Publications, Jaipur 2016

6

Quality Council of India (QCI)

:

Yoga professionals Official Guidebook for Level 1

Excel Books, New Delhi 2016

7

Brahmachari Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogic Suksma Vyayama,

Dhirendra Yoga Publications, New Delhi, 1986

8

Sahay G. S.

:

Hathayogapradipika

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2013

9

Kalayan

:

Upanishads (23rd year Special)

Geeta Press, Gorakhpur

10

Gore M. M.

:

Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices, Kanchana Prakashana, Lonavala, 2004

11

Swami Karmananda

:

Management of Common Diseases,

Bihar Yoga Publication Trust, 2006, Munger

12

Basavaraddi, I. V. & others

:

Yoga Teachers Manual for School Teachers, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2010

 

Books for Reference for Practicum

 

 

1.

Brahmachari Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogic Suksma Vyayama,

Dhirendra Yoga Publications, New Delhi

2.

Brahmachari, Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogasana Vijnana,

Dheerendra Yoga Prakashana, New Delhi

3.

Iyengar, B. K. S.

:

Light on Yoga,

Harper Collins Publisher, New Delhi, 2005

4.

Saraswati, Swami Satyananda

:

Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, 2006

5.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Yogic Suksma Vyayama, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

6.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Shatakarma,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

7.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Yogasana,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

8.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Pranayama,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

9.

Tiwari O.P.

:

Asana Why & How ?

Kaivalyadhama, SMYM Samiti, Lonavla

10.

Saraswati, Swami Satyananda

:

Suryanamashkara

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, 2006

11.

Quality Council of India (QCI)

:

Yoga professionals Official Guidebook for Level 1

Excel Books, New Delhi 2016

15.

Basavaraddi, I. V. & others

:

Yoga Teachers Manual for School Teachers, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2010

16.

Gharote, M.L.

:

Teaching Methods for Yogic practices, Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla

17.

Iyengar, B.K.S

:

Yoga Shastra (Vol-I & II) Ramamani Iyenger Memorial Yoga, Institute, Pune YOG, Mumbai

18

Ramdev, Swami

:

Pranayama Rahasya

  1. Name of the Certification: Yoga Teacher and Evaluator
  1. Requirement/ Eligibility:

    For open candidates there is no eligibility criteria

  2. For admission in the course it is suggested/ desired that the candidate should be graduate in any stream from a recognized University or equivalent. However, the Yoga Institutions can define their own
  1. Brief Role Description: Master Trainers in Yoga educational Institutions, Yoga training Courses and training programs. He or she can also act as Evaluator and assessor of Yoga professionals. Can teach in studios, Institutions, colleges/ universities/ Institutions of higher
  2. Minimum age: No age limit
  3. Personal Attributes: The job requires individual to have good communication skills, time management skills and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The job requires individual to possess key qualities such as self discipline, confidence, maturity, patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathetic, language proficiency, engaging with students, dedication to teaching, ability to build caring relationships with students, friendliness and approachability, Independent, credible, analytical skills
  4. Credit points for certificate : 46 credits
  5. Duration of course: Not less than 800 hours or not less than 15 month as part time or not less than 9 month as full time

      8.       Mark Distribution:

Total Marks: 200 (Theory: 80+Practical – 120)

Theory

 

Unit No.

Unit name

Marks

1

Foundation of Yoga

20

2

Introduction to Yoga Texts

20

3

Yoga And Health

20

4

Applied Yoga

20

 

Total

80

 

Practical

S No.

Practical Work

Marks

1

Demonstration Skills

60

2

Teaching Skills

20

3

Evaluation Skill

20

4

Application of knowledge

10

5

Field Experience

10

 

Total

120

 

UNIT 1   Foundation of Yoga

 

  • Etymology and Definitions of Yoga (Patanjala Yoga Sutra, Bhagwad Gita, Kathopanishad).
  • Brief Introduction  to  origin,  history  and  development  of  Yoga  (Pre-  Vedic  period      to contemporary times).
  • Yoga in Principle
  • Yoga tradition in Jainism: Syadvada (theory of seven fold predictions); Concept  of  Kayotsarga / Preksha meditation).
  • Yoga Tradition in Buddhism: concept of Aryasatyas (four noble truths).
  • Salient features and branches of Bharatiya Darshana (Astika and Nastika Darshana).
  • General introduction to Shad Darshana with special emphasis on Samkhya, Yoga and Vedanta Darshana.
  • Brief survey of Yoga in Modern and Contemporary Times (Shri Ramakrishna, Shri Aurobindo, Maharishi Raman, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Shivananda, Paramhansa Madhavadas ji, Yogacharya Shri T. Krishnamacharya).
  • Guiding principles to be followed by the
  • Brief Introduction to Schools of Yoga; Jnana, Bhakti, Karma, Raja &
  • Principles and Practices of Jnana
  • Principles and Practices of Bhakti
  • Principles and Practices of Karma
  • Concept and Principles of Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama, Surya Namaskars and their significance in Yoga
  • Concept and Principles of Shatkarma: Meaning, Types, Principles and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  • Concept and Principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  • Concept and Principles of Pranayama: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  • Introduction to Bandha & Mudra and their health
  • Introduction to Yogic relaxation techniques with special reference to Yoga
  • Introduction to Dhyana and its role in health and well

 

UNIT 2     Introduction to Yoga Texts

 

  • Introduction to Prasthanatrayee, Purushartha Chatushtaya and goal of human
  • Yoga in Kathopanishad, Prashanopanishad, Taittiriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda
  • Concept of Sthitaprajna (stages and characteristics) in Bhagavad
  • Significance of Bhagavad Gita as a synthesis of
  • Concept of healthy living in Bhagavad Gita (Ahara, Vihara, Achara, Vichara).
  • Introduction and highlights of Yoga Vasishtha, Definitions of Yoga and their relevance in Yoga
  • Study of Patanjal Yoga Sutra including selected sutras from following chapters (I- 1 to 12, II- 1 to 2, 46 to 55, III- 1 to 6).
  • Concept of Chitta, Chitta Bhumi, Chitta Vritti, Chitta Vikshepa, Chittaprasadanam, Klesha and Vivek-Khyati and their relationship with
  • Concept of   Ishwara   and   its    relevance   in    Yogasadhana,   qualities   of   Ishwara,
  • Concept of Kriya Yoga of Patanjali and its importance for healthy
  • Bahiranga Yoga of Maharisi Patanjali (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara).
  • Antaranga Yoga of Maharishi Patanjali (Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi).
  • Concept of mental well-being according to Patanjala
  • Hatha Yoga: Its origin, history and development. Hatha Yoga: its meaning, and definition, aim, objectives and misconception about Hatha
  • Sadhaka Tattva and Badhaka Tattva principles to be followed by Hatha Yoga
  • Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya & Apthaya, Types of
  • Hatha Yoga practices according to different Hatha Yogic Texts (Hatha Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita and Hatharatnavali).
  • Concept of Shwasa-Prashwasa, Vayu, Prana, Upa-Prana, Shat Chakra
  • Knowledge of Hatha Yoga practices for wellness (Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Nadaanusandhana).
  • Relevance and importance of Hatha Yoga practices in health and well

 

UNIT 3 Yoga And Health

 

Introduction to Human Body – Anatomy and Physiology

  • Introduction to Human
  • Basic structure and functions of Musculoskeletal system, Respiratory system, Cardio vascular system, Nervous system, Digestive system and Endocrine
  • Homeostasis: its mechanism to maintain internal environment of the
  • Introduction to sensory organs (Eyes, Nose, Ears, Tounge and Skin).
  • Impact of Yogic practices on different systems of the human body: Benefits of Shatkarma, Yogasana, Pranayama and Bandha on Respiratory, Circulatory, Musculoskeletal

Introduction to Psychology

  • Introduction to psychology, concept of human psyche, stages of consciousness, cognitive process: Its meaning and
  • Definition and nature of Behavior, kinds of Behavior
  • Emotions : definition, nature and physiological changes during
  • Mental Health : Yogic view of Mental Health and Mental
  • Role of Yoga in Mental Health. Importance of psychosocial environment for health and wellness.

Yoga For Health And Wellness.

  • Yogic concept of health, wellness and
  • Importance of psycho-social environment for health and
  • Role of Yoga in various dimensions ( physical, mental,social and spiritual) of
  • Importance of following Dinacharya and Ritucharya for well
  • Role of Ahara, Nidra and Brahmacharya in

 

 

Yoga For Disease Prevention And Health Promotion.

  • Meaning and definition of Health and Disease, Concept of Adhi and Vyadhi, Yoga as a preventive Health care- Heyam dukham
  • Potential causes of ill –health: Tapatrayas and Kleshas, Mental and Emotional ill Health: Anatrayas.
  • Shuddhi Prakriyas in Yoga and their role in preventive and curative
  • Knowledge of Trigunas, Pancha-Kosha, Pancha-Prana and Shatkchakra and their role in Health and
  • Yogic concept of Holistic Health and its importance in the management of

 

UNIT 4 Applied Yoga Yoga And Education

  • Education: Its meaning, definition and goal, role and importance of education in Human Excellence.
  • Yoga in Education: Salient features of Yoga Education, Factors of Yoga Education: Teacher, Student and Teaching, Guru- Shishya- Parampara and its importance in Yoga
  • Value Education: Its Meaning and Definition, Types of values, value –oriented Education in Personality
  • Contribution of Yoga towards Development of Values, Spiritual
  • Salient features of Ideal Yoga Teacher, Role of Yoga Teacher in Value-oriented Education, Role of Yoga in development of healthy society.

Yoga For Personality Develompent

  • Personality: Meaning and types of
  • Determinants of Personality with reference to psycho-social
  • Knowledge of various facets and stages of development of
  • Personality Development; Role of spirituality and positive attitude in personality development.
  • Role of Yogic practices (Asana, Pranayama, Shatkarma, Bandha, Mudra etc.) in the Personality

Yogic management of stress and its Consequences

  • Definition, nature and types of
  • Symptoms and consequences of stress on human
  • Yogic perspective of stress. Yogic principles for the management of stress and its consequences.
  • Concepts and techniques of Stress management in Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjala Yogasutra and Bhagawad Gita.
  • Specific practices for stress management: Yogasana, Breath Awareness, Shavasana, Yoganidra, Pranayama and

Yoga for prevention and management of Life Style Disorders

  • Concept of Yogic life style and its
  • General knowledge about life style related disorders : Acidity , Constipation , Irritable bowel syndrome(IBS), Bronchial Asthma , Sinusitis, Hypertension, Neck pain, Low Backache, Osteo-arthritis
  • Role of Yoga in prevention and management of common disorder: Acidity, Constipation, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Bronchial Asthma , Sinusitis, Hypertension, Neck pain, Low Backache, Osteo-arthritis.
  • Role of Yoga in prevention and management of non-communicable
  • Yoga as an integrative

 

Yoga Practicals

 

  • Prayer
    • Concept and Recitation of Pranava
    • Concept and Recitation of Hymns
    • Selected universal prayers, invocations and Nishpatti

 

5.2         Yogic Shat Karma

  • Neti: Sutra Neti and Jala Neti
  • Dhauti: Vamana Dhauti (Kunjal)
  • Kapalbhati (Vatakrama)

 

5.3         Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama

Yogic Sukshma Vyayama( Microcirculation Practices)

  • Neck Movement

Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)

  • Shoulder Movement

Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka

  • Trunk Movement

Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )

  • Knee Movement

Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B ) Janu Shakti Vikasaka

  • Ankle movement

Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B

Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka

Yogic Sthula Vyayama( Macrocirculation Practices)

  • Sarvanga Pushti
  • Hrid Gati (Engine run)

 

  • Yogic Surya Namaskara with Mantra

 

  • Yogasana
    • Tadasana, Hastottanasana, Vrikshasana
    • Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana
    • Trikonasana, Parshva Konasana, Katichakrasana
    • Dandasana, Bhadrasana, Padmasana, Vajarasana,
    • Yogamudrasana, Parvatasana
    • Mandukasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Utthana Mandukasana,
    • Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana
    • Vakrasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Gomukhasana
    • Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Dhanurasana
    • Pavanamuktasana and its variations
    • Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana, Saral-matsyasana
    • Halasana, Chakrasana
    • Sirshasana
    • Shavasana,

 

5.6         Preparatory Breathing Practices

  • Sectional Breathing (Abdominal, Thoracic and Clavicular Breathing)
  • Yogic Deep Breathing
  • Anuloma Viloma/ Nadi Shodhana

 

5.7         Pranayama

  • Concept of Puraka, Rechaka and Kumbhaka
  • Ujjayee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
  • Sheetali Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
  • Sitkari Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
  • Bhramari Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

 

5.8         Concept and Demonstration of Bandha and Mudra

  1. Bandha
    • Jalandhara Bandha
    • Uddiyana Bandha
    • Mula Bandha

b)  Mudra

  • Yoga Mudra
  • Maha Mudra
  • Vipareetakarani Mudra

 

5.9         Practices leading to Dhyana Sadhana

  • Body awareness and Breath awareness
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Antanmauna
  • Recitation of Pranava and Sohama
  • Recitation of Hymns
  • Practice of Dhyana

 

5.10     Methods of Teaching & Evaluation

  • Teaching methods with special reference to Yoga
  • Factors influencing Yoga teaching
  • Need of teaching practice and its use in Yogic
  • Teaching Aids : Meaning and Need, Role of Language, Voice, Fluency, Clarity and Body language in an ideal presentation
  • Methods of teaching Yoga to an individual, small group and large group
  • Use of audio-visual aids, ICT, multimedia and online resources
  • Lecture cum demonstration in Yoga: Its meaning, importance and method of its Presentation
  • Lesson plan: Its meaning and need
  • Preparation of lesson plan in Yoga, Preparation of lesson plan for an individual and for a group
  • Presentation of lessons in specific Yogic practices: Kriya, Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana.
  • Assessment of a Yoga class (detection and correction of mistakes).
  • Measurement, assessment and evaluation: concepts, principles and applications
  • Examination reforms and designing formative and summative evaluation
  • Programme evaluation: Yoga class/ workshops/ camps, yoga teaching, and yoga teacher
  • Assessment of yoga centres and institutes- criteria, processes, instruments,

 

Book for reference for Theory

 

1

Goyandka, Harikrishandass

:

Yoga Darshan

Geeta Press, Gorakhpur (Samvat 2061).

2

Karel Werner

:

Yoga and Indian Philosophy

Motilal Banarasidas.,1975

3

Swami Vivekananda

:

Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga

(4separate books) Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata, 2011 & 2012

4

Basavaraddi I. V. and Pathak, S. P.

:

Hathayoga ke Aadhar avam Prayoga (Sanskrit-Hindi), MDNIY, New Delhi, 2007

5

Sahay G. S.

:

Hathayogapradipika

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2013

6

Gita press Gorakhpur

:

Shreemad Bhagvadgita

Gita press Gorakhpur, Samvat 2073

7

Quality Council of India (QCI)

:

Yoga professionals Official Guidebook for Level 2

Excel Books, New Delhi 2016

8

Kalidas Joshi and Ganesh Shankar

:

Yoga ke Sidhant Evam Abhyas,

Madhya Pradesh Hindigrantha Akadami,Bhopal, 1995

9

Brahmachari Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogic Suksma Vyayama,

Dhirendra Yoga Publications, New Delhi, 1986

10

Digambarji Swami and Gharote M.L.

:

Gheranda Samhita,

Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti, Lonavala 1997

11

Sahay G. S.

:

Hathayogapradipika

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2013

12

Kalayan

:

Upanishads (23rd year Special)

Geeta Press, Gorakhpur

13

Gore M. M.

:

Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices, Kanchana Prakashana, Lonavala, 2004

14

The Sadhaks

:

Yoga Therapy,

The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, 2002

15

Swami Karmananda

:

Management of Common Diseases,

Bihar Yoga Publication Trust, 2006, Munger

16

Bhogal, R. S

:

Yoga and Modern Psychology

Kaivalyadhama , Lonavala

17

Dr. M.L. Gharote

:

Applied Yoga,

ACE Enterprises, Madhu Rajnagar, Pune Road, Pune, 2010

 

18

Prof. Ram Harsh Singh

:

Yoga and Yogic Therapy

Chaukhambha Subharati Publishers, Varanasi, 2011

19

MDNIY

:

Yoga Module for Wellness Series (1 to 10)

MDNIY, New Delhi 2011

20

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

How to manage Stress through Yoga

MDNIY, New Delhi

21

Robin, M., Nagendra, HR & Ford-Kohne, N

:

Yoga for Common Ailments

Simon & Schuster, UK, 1990

22

Basavaraddi, I. V. & others

:

Yoga Teachers Manual for School Teachers, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2010

23

Jayadeva, Yogendra

:

Cyclopedia Vol I, II, III & IV

 

Books for Reference for Practicum

 

1.

Brahmachari Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogic Suksma Vyayama,

Dhirendra Yoga Publications, New Delhi

2.

Brahmachari, Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogasana Vijnana,

Dheerendra Yoga Prakashana, New Delhi

3.

Iyengar, B. K. S.

:

Light on Yoga,

Harper Collins Publisher, New Delhi, 2005

4.

Swami Kuvalyananda

:

Pranayama,

Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla, 1992

5.

Saraswati, Swami Satyananda

:

Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, 2006

6.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Yogic Suksma Vyayama, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

7.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Shatakarma,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

8.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Yogasana,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

9.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

:

A Monograph on Pranayama,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

10.

Tiwari O.P.

:

Asana Why & How ?

Kaivalyadhama, SMYM Samiti, Lonavla

11.

Basavaraddi, I.V. & Bharti Swami Anant

:

Pratah Smarana

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

 

12.

Saraswati, Swami Satyananda

:

Suryanamashkara

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, 2006

13.

Joshi K.S.

:

Yogic Pranayama

Orient Paperbacks, New Delhi 2009

14.

Quality Council of India (QCI)

:

Yoga professionals Official Guidebook for level 2

Excel Books, New Delhi 2016

15.

Basavaraddi, I. V. & others

:

Yoga Teachers Manual for School Teachers, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2010

16.

Gharote, M.L.

:

Teaching Methods for Yogic practices, Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla

17.

Iyengar, B.K.S

:

Yoga Shastra (Vol-I & II) Ramamani Iyenger Memorial Yoga, Institute, Pune YOG, Mumbai

18.

Goel, Aruna

:

Yoga Education Philosophy & Practices

Deep & Deep Publication, New Delhi

19.

Stephens, Mark

:

Teaching Yoga, Essential Foundation & Techniques,

North Astantic Books, California

20.

Duggal, Styapal

:

Teaching Yoga,

The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, Bombay, 1985

21

Ramdev, Swami

:

Pranayama Rahasya

22

Ravi Shankar, Sri Sri

:

Upanishad, Vol. I

  1. Name of the Certification: Yoga Wellness Instructor
  1. Requirement/ Eligibility:

    For open candidates there is no eligibility criteria

  2. For admission in the course it is suggested that the candidate should have passed 12th standard/ higher secondary school certificate from a recognized board or equivalent. However, the Yoga Institutions can define their own eligibility
  1. Brief Role Description: Certified Yoga Professionals (Yoga Wellness Instructor) to teach Yoga for prevention of illness and promotion of wellness in schools, Yoga studios, work places, Yoga wellness centres/ Primary Health care centres etc
  2. Minimum age: No age limit
  3. Personal Attributes: The job requires individual to have good communication skills, time management skills and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The job requires individual to possess key qualities such as self discipline, confidence, maturity, patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathetic, language proficiency.
  4. Credit points for certificate : 24 credits
  5. Duration of course: Not less than 400 hours or not less than 6 month as part time or not less than 3 month as full time

      8. Mark Distribution:

Total Marks: 200 (Theory: 60+Practical – 140)

Theory

Unit No.

Unit name

Marks

1

Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

20

2

Introduction to Yoga Texts

20

3

Yoga for wellness

20

 

Total

60

 

Practical

S No.

Practical Work

Marks

1

Demonstration Skills

80

2

Teaching Skills

40

3

Application of knowledge

10

4

Field Experience

10

 

Total

140

 

Unit 1- Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

 

  • Yoga: Etymology, definitions (Patanjala Yoga Sutra, Bhagwad Gita & Kathopanishad), aim, objectives and
  • Yoga: Its origin, history and
  • Brief Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga
  • Life sketches and teachings of Yoga masters (Maharishi Ramana, Shri Aurobindo Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayananda Saraswati).
  • Principles of Yoga and practices of healthy
  • Principles and Practices of Jnana
  • Principles and Practices of Bhakti
  • Principles and Practices of Karma
  • Concept and principles of Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama, Surya Namaskara and their significance in Yoga
  • Concept and principles of Shatkarma: Meaning, Types, Principles and their significance in Yoga
  • Concept and principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga
  • Concept and principles of Pranayama: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga
  • Introduction to Tri Bandha and their health
  • Dhyana and its significance in health and well
  • Introduction to Yogic relaxation techniques with special reference to Yoga

 

Unit -2 Introduction to Yoga Texts

 

  • Introduction to Prasthanatrayee, Purushartha Chatushtaya and goal of human
  • Yoga in Kathopnishad, Prashanopanisha, Tattriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda Mimamsa.
  • Concept of Sthitaprajna, Bhakti, Karma and Dhyana in Bhagavad
  • Significance of Bhagavad Gita in day to day
  • Concept of healthy living in Bhagavad Gita (Ahara, Vihara, Achara, Vichara).
  • Study of Patanjal Yoga Sutra including selected sutras from following chapters (I- 1 to 12, II- 46 – 51, III- 1 to 4).
  • Concept of Chitta, Chitta Bhumi, Chitta Vritti, Chitta Vikshepa, Chittaprasadanam and their relationship with
  • Bahiranga Yoga   of   Maharishi    Patanjali    (Yama,    Niyama,    Asana,    Pranayama, Pratyahara).
  • Antaranga Yoga of Maharisi Patanjali (Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi).
  • Concept of mental well being according to Patanjala
  • Hatha Yoga: Its parampara, knowledge of basic Yoga texts (Hatha Pradipika and Gherand Samhita). Relationship between Hatha yoga and Raja
  • Sadhaka and Badhaka tatva, principle to be followed by Hatha Yoga

 

  • Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya &
  • Concepts of Nadis, Prana and Pranayama for Subjective
  • Knowledge of Hatha Yoga practices for wellness (Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Nadaanusandhana).

 

Unit 3- Yoga for Wellness

 

  • General introduction to human body and nine major systems of human
  • Introductions to sensory organs (Eyes, Nose, Ears, Tongue and Skin).
  • Basic functions of nine major systems of human body and
  • Yogic concept of health and
  • Concept of Tridoshas, Sapta Dhatu, Agni, Vayu and Mala; their role in
  • Concepts of Dinacharya and Ritucharya and their importance in well
  • Importance of Ahara, Nidra and Brahmacharya in well being.
  • Yogic concept of mental hygiene: Maître, Karuna, Mudita & Upeksha).
  • Importance of psychosocial environment for health and
  • Yogic concept and principles of Ahara(Mitahara, Yuktahara).
  • Health benefits of Suryanamaskara, Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama and practices leading to Dhyana (as per the practical syllabus of the course).
  • Salient features and contra indications of Yoga practices for well being (as per the practical syllabus of the course).
  • Knowledge of common diseases; their prevention and management by
  • Knowledge of role of Yoga in the management of non communicable
  • Concept of stress and Yogic management of stress and its

 

Yoga Practical

  1. Prayer
    • Concept and Recitation of Pranava
    • Concept and Recitation of Hymns
    • Selected universal prayers, invocations and Nishpatti

2.      Yogic Shat Karma

  • Neti: Sutra Neti and Jala Neti
  • Dhauti: Vamana Dhauti (Kunjal)
  • Kapalbhati (Vatakrama)

3.        Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama

  1. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama (Micro circulation practices)
    • Neck Movement

Griva Shakti Vikasaka ( I,II,III,IV)

  • Shoulder Movement

Bhuja Valli Shakti Vikasaka Purna Bhuja Shakti Vikasaka

  • Trunk Movement

Kati Shakti Vikasaka (I, II, III, IV, V )

  • Knee Movement

Jangha Shakti Vikasaka (II-A&B ) Janu Shakti Vikasaka

  • Ankle movement

Pada-mula shakti Vikasaka – A&B

Gulpha-pada-pristha-pada-tala shakti Vikasaka

 

  1. Yogic Sthula Vyayama (Macro circulation practices)
    • Sarvanga Pushti
    • Hrid Gati (Engine daud)

4.        Yogic Surya Namaskara with Mantra

  1. Yogasana
    • Tadasana, Hastottanasana, Vrikshasana
    • Ardha Chakrasana, Padahastasana
    • Trikonasana, Parshva Konasana, Katichakrasana
    • Dandasana, Padmasana, Vajarasana,
    • Yogamudrasana, Parvatasana
    • Bhadrasana, Mandukasana, Ushtrasana, Shashankasana, Uttana Mandukasana,
    • Paschimottanasana, Purvottanasana
    • Vakrasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Gomukhasana
    • Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana
    • Pavanamuktasana and its variations
    • Uttanapadasana, Ardha Halasana, Setubandhasana, Sarala-Matsyasana
    • Shavasana,

 

6.        Preparatory Breathing Practices

  • Sectional Breathing (Abdominal, Thoracic and Clavicular Breathing)
  • Yogic Deep Breathing
  • Anuloma Viloma/ Nadi Shodhana

7.        Pranayama

  • Concept of Puraka, Rechaka and Kumbhaka
  • Ujjayee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
  • Sheetalee Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
  • Sitkaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)
  • Bhramaree Pranayama (Without Kumbhaka)

8.        Concept and Demonstration of Bandha

  • Jalandhara Bandha
  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Mula Bandha

9.        Concept and Demonstration of Mudra

  • Yoga Mudra
  • Maha Mudra
  • Vipareetakarani Mudra

10.     Practices leading to Dhyana Sadhana

  • Body awareness and Breath awareness
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Antarmauna
  • Recitation of Pranava and Soham
  • Recitation of Hymns
  • Practice of Dhyana

 

B. Teaching Skills (Methods of Teaching Yoga)

  • Teaching methods with special reference to Yoga
  • Factors influencing Yoga teaching
  • Need of teaching practice and its use in Yogic
  • Teaching Aids : Meaning and Need, Role of Language, Voice, Fluency, Clarity and Body language in an ideal presentation
  • Methods of teaching Yoga to an individual, small group and large group
  • Lecture cum demonstration in Yoga: Its meaning, importance and method of its Presentation
  • Lesson plan: Its meaning and need
  • Preparation of lesson plan in Yoga, Preparation of lesson plan for an individual and for a group
  • Presentation of lessons in specific Yogic practices: Kriya, Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana.
  • Assessment of a Yoga class (detection and correction of mistakes).

 

Book for reference for Theory

 

 

1

Goyandka, Harikrishandass

:

Yoga Darshan

Geeta Press, Gorakhpur (Samvat 2061).

2

Ravi Shankar, Sri Sri

:

Upanishad, Vol. I

3

Swami Vivekananda

:

Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga

(4separate books) Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata, 2011 & 2012

4

Basavaraddi I. V. and Pathak, S. P.

:

Hathayoga ke Aadhar avam Prayoga (Sanskrit-Hindi), MDNIY, New Delhi, 2007

5

Sahay G. S.

:

Hathayogapradipika

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2013

6

Gita press Gorakhpur

 

Shreemad Bhagvadgita

Gita press Gorakhpur, Samvat 2073

7

Quality Council of India (QCI)

 

Yoga professionals Official Guidebook for Level 2

Excel Books, New Delhi 2016

8

Kalidas Joshi and Ganesh Shankar

 

Yoga ke Sidhant Evam Abhyas,

Madhya Pradesh Hindigrantha Akadami,Bhopal, 1995

9

Brahmachari Swami Dhirendra

 

Yogic Suksma Vyayama,

Dhirendra Yoga Publications, New Delhi, 1986

10

Digambarji Swami and Gharote M.L.

 

Gheranda Samhita,

Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti, Lonavala 1997

11

Sahay G. S.

 

Hathayogapradipika

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2013

12

Kalayan

 

Upanishads (23rd year Special)

Geeta Press, Gorakhpur

13

Gore M. M.

 

Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices, Kanchana Prakashana, Lonavala, 2004

14

Telles, Shirley

 

A Glimse of the Human body

Swami Vivekanand Yoga Prakashan, Bangalore, 1998

15

Swami Karmananda

 

Management of Common Diseases,

Bihar Yoga Publication Trust, 2006, Munger

16

Bhogal, R. S

:

Yoga & Mental Health and beyond,

ACE Enterprises, Madhu Rajnagar, Pune Road, Pune, 2010

17

Jayadeva, Yogendra

:

Cyclopedia Vol I, II, III & IV

 

18

Basavaraddi, I.V.

How to manage Stress through Yoga

MDNIY, New Delhi

19

Kotecha, Vaidya Rajesh

A Beginner’s Guide to Ayurveda

Chakrapani Publications, Jaipur 2016

20

MDNIY

Yoga Module for Wellness Series (1 to 10)

MDNIY, New Delhi 2011

 

 

Books for Reference for Practicum

 

 

1.

Brahmachari Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogic Suksma Vyayama,

Dhirendra Yoga Publications, New Delhi

2.

Brahmachari, Swami Dhirendra

:

Yogasana Vijnana,

Dheerendra Yoga Prakashana, New Delhi

3.

Iyengar, B. K. S.

:

Light on Yoga,

Harper Collins Publisher, New Delhi, 2005

4.

Swami Kuvalyananda

:

Pranayama,

Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla, 1992

5.

Saraswati, Swami Satyananda

:

Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, 2006

6.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

 

A Monograph on Yogic Suksma Vyayama, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

7.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

 

A Monograph on Shatakarma,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

8.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

 

A Monograph on Yogasana,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

9.

Basavaraddi, I.V.

 

A Monograph on Pranayama,

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

10.

Tiwari O.P.

 

Asana Why & How ?

Kaivalyadhama, SMYM Samiti, Lonavla

11.

Basavaraddi, I.V. & Bharti Swami Anant

 

Pratah Smarana

MDNIY, New Delhi, 2016

12.

Saraswati, Swami Satyananda

 

Suryanamashkara

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, 2006

13.

Joshi K.S.

 

Yogic Pranayama

Orient Paperbacks, New Delhi 2009

 

14.

Quality Council of India

(QCI)

Yoga professionals Official Guidebook for level 2

Excel Books, New Delhi 2016

15.

Basavaraddi, I. V. & others

Yoga Teachers Manual for School Teachers, MDNIY, New Delhi, 2010

16.

Gharote, M.L.

Teaching Methods for Yogic practices, Kaivalyadhama Ashram, Lonavla

17.

Iyengar, B.K.S

Yoga Shastra (Vol-I & II) Ramamani Iyenger Memorial Yoga, Institute, Pune YOG, Mumbai