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UNITS

YCB (Yoga Certification Board by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India) has include

Level1: Yoga Protocol Instructor (YPI)
Level2: Yoga Wellness Instructor (YWI) certifications.
Following is the only theory part of the YPI & YWI Syllabus.

Unit 1- Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

 

1. Introduction to Yoga and Yogic Practices

  • 1.1 Yoga: Etymology, definitions (Patanjala Yoga Sutra, Bhagwad Gita & Kathopanishad), aim, objectives and misconceptions.

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

  • 1.2 Yoga: Its origin, history and development.

  • 1.2 Yoga : Its origin, history and development.

  • 1.3 Brief Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga Darshana.

  • 1.4 Life sketches and teachings of Yoga masters (Maharishi Ramana, Shri Aurobindo Swami Vivekananda, Swami Dayananda Saraswati).

  • 1.5 Principles of Yoga and practices of healthy living. 1.6 Introduction to Yoga practices for health and well being.

  • 1.3 Guiding principles to be followed by Yoga practitioners.

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

  • 1.6 Principles and Practices of Jnana Yoga. 1.7 Principles and Practices of Bhakti Yoga.

  • 1.8 Principles and Practices of Karma Yoga.

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

  • 1.9 Concept and principles of Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama, Surya Namaskara and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

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

  • 1.10 Concept and principles of Shatkarma: Meaning, Types, Principles and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

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

  • 1.11 Concept and principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

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

  • 1.12 Concept and principles of Pranayama: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.

  • 1.13 Introduction to Tri Bandha and their health benefits.

  • 1.14 Dhyana and its significance in health and well being.

  • 1.10 Introduction to Pranayama and Dhyana and their health benefits.

  • 1.15 Introduction to Yogic relaxation techniques with special reference to Yoga Nidra.

Unit 2- Introduction to Yoga Texts

 

2. Introduction to Yoga Texts

  • 2.1 Introduction to Prasthanatrayee, Purushartha Chatushtaya and goal of human life.

  • 2.4 General Introduction to Prasthanatrayee.

  • Yoga in Kathopnishad, Prashanopanisha, Tattriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda Mimamsa

  • 2.2 Yoga in Kathopnishad, Prashanopanisha, Tattriyopnishad with special emphasis on Panchakosha Vivek and Ananda Mimamsa.

  • 2.3 Concept of Sthitaprajna, Bhakti, Karma and Dhyana in Bhagavad Gita.

  • 2.4 Significance of Bhagavad Gita in day to day life.

  • 2.5 Concept of healthy living in Bhagavad Gita (Ahara, Vihara, Achara, Vichara).

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

  • 2.9 Concepts of healthy living in Bhagwad Gita.

  • 2.6 Study of Patanjal Yoga Sutra including selected sutras from following chapters (I- 1 ……to 12, II- 46 – 51, III- 1 to 4).

  • 2.7 Concept of Chitta, Chitta Bhumi, Chitta Vritti, Chitta Vikshepa, Chittaprasadanam ……and their relationship with wellness.

  • 2.8 Bahiranga Yoga of Maharishi Patanjali (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara).

  • 2.11 Hatha Yoga: Its parampara, knowledge of basic Yoga texts (Hatha Pradipika and Gherand Samhita). Relationship between Hatha yoga and Raja Yoga

  • 2.12 Sadhaka and Badhaka tatva, principle to be followed by Hatha Yoga practitioner.

  • 2.13 Concept of Matha, Mitahara, Pathya & Apthaya.

  • 2.14 Concepts of Nadis, Prana and Pranayama for Subjective experiences.

  • 2.15 Knowledge of Hatha Yoga practices for wellness (Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Nadaanusandhana).

  • 2.3 Introduction and study of Hathpradipika.

  • 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.

  • 2.10 Importance of subjective experience in daily Yoga practice.

Unit 3- Yoga for Wellness

 

3. Yoga for Health Promotion

  • 3.1 General introduction to human body and nine major systems of human body.

  • 3.2 Introductions to sensory organs (Eyes, Nose, Ears, Tongue and Skin).

  • 3.3 Basic functions of nine major systems of human body and homeostasis.

  • 3.1 Brief introduction to human body.

  • 3.4 Yogic concept of health and wellness.

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

  • 3.5 Concept of Tridoshas, Sapta Dhatu, Agni, Vayu and Mala; their role in wellness.

  • 3.6 Concepts of Dinacharya and Ritucharya and their importance in well being.

  • 3.5 Dincharya and Ritucharya with respect to Yogic life style.

  • 3.7 Importance of Ahara, Nidra and Brahmacharya in well being.

  • 3.8 Yogic concept of mental hygiene: Maître, Karuna, Mudita & Upeksha).

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

  • 3.9 Importance of psychosocial environment for health and wellness.

  • 3.10 Yogic concept and principles of Ahara(Mitahara, Yuktahara).

  • 3.11 Health benefits of Suryanamaskara, Shatkarma, Asanas, Pranayama and practices leading to Dhyana (as per the practical syllabus of the course).

  • 3.12 Salient features and contra indications of Yoga practices for well being (as per the practical syllabus of the course).

  • 3.13 Knowledge of common diseases; their prevention and management by Yoga.

  • 3.14 Knowledge of role of Yoga in the management of non communicable diseases.

  • 3.9 Yoga in prevention of metabolic and respiratory disorders.

  • 3.6 Holistic approach of Yoga towards health and diseases.

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

  • 3.15 Concept of stress and Yogic management of stress and its consequences.

  • 3.8 Yogic management of stress and its consequences.

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

  • 3.10 Yoga for personality development.