Swami Vishnudevananda came to America at the request of his Master Swami Sivananda to bring the wisdom of yoga to the West. With the inspiration and knowledge he had acquired from his Master and his personal vision of yoga as the path to inner peace and thus world peace, he designed this intensive course, the Teachers' Training Course. Started in 1969, it was the first training course of its kind in the West. Since 1969, over 24,000 yoga teachers have been trained through the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers' TTC program.
In keeping with this ancient Yoga tradition, spiritual practices such as daily adherence to discipline, meditation, Sanskrit mantra chanting, Hindu gods and goddesses, ceremonial worships such as puja, strict vegetarianism, selfless service and study of philosophy constitute a large part of the course.
The course provides a fantastic opportunity to awaken or deepen your yoga practice, meet old and new friends, and to be a part of the global yoga community which is growing each day. The best part of all is learning that everything we need is already within us and how the practices can lead us into accessing our gifts and beauty from the inside out. The experience provides a great way to find long lasting happiness, peace and the ability to share the yogic lifestyle with others.
Graduates of the training course receive internationally recognized certification. Certified by the worldwide Yoga Alliance for the 200 hours standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS).
Registration is currently open. For more details please visit http://www.sivananda.com.co or http://www.sivananda.org.ar/