Hatha yoga Teacher Training

Hatha Yoga Teacher TrainingBy now you may have decided to get the best Hatha Yoga teacher training from India. Before you enroll and board your plane, here’s some brief about the technique, how it benefits and how it started in India thousands of years ago.Hatha Yoga focuses on the physical movement of the body. It is said the physical techniques were introduced by 15th century sage Yogi Swatmarama, who also compiled the Hatha Yoga Pradipika.The yogi showed physical purification ways for higher meditation with Hatha Yoga, which literally means sun and moon for the words 'Ha' and 'Tha.' The sun represents masculine and active energy where as moon is said to have feminine and receptive energy.In the Hatha Yoga the person practicing it need to join together the sun energy with moon energy to produce a balance and enlightenment. It is said a good and perfect practice of the technique helps in healing and purification of an individual. In the west it is commonly practiced for physical as well as mental health.The earliest text of Hatha Yoga is found in Yogi Swatmarama's Hatha Yoga Pradipika. It is most comprehensive text and includes information on the below mentioned terms:• Shatkarma - It deals with explaining the purification part of an individual.• Asana - The word means postures and the text under it explains which postures are to be followed to practice Hatha Yoga.• Pranayama - This segment deals with the subtle breath energy part.• Chakras - It explains about the centers of energy in our body.• Kundalini - The word Kundalini refers to the enlightenment energy.• Bandhas - It teaches about the ways how one can have control over energies.• Kriyas - Kriyas is one important part of the Hatha Yoga. It explains the purification techniques.• Nadis - The Nadis explains about the energy channels of our body.• Mudras - Yogi Swatmarama has explained in it the energy gestures.If believed to the Hindu mythology, it is said Lord Shiva propounded the Hatha Yoga. Once he was giving the knowledge of it to Goddess Parvati on a lonely island. A fish named Matsya too heard the entire knowledge of Hatha Yoga. When Lord Shiva came to know about the fish he made him siddha (Buddha), who was later named as Matsyendra. Mythology further believes that Matsyendra taught the Hatha Yoga to Chaurangi, who taught the same to Goraksha, and from him Yogi Swatmarama learned.From 1924 to 1989 Krishnamacharya popularized and Hatha Yoga teacher training in India. He taught it to people like Pattabhi Jois from the West who was known for vigorous Ashtanga Yoga, Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh, Swami Vishnu-devananda, Swami Satchidananda, his own son T.K.V. Desikachar, Indra Devi and many more.There are many Hatha Yoga teacher training centers in India. All teaches how to bring balance between body and soul. Below are few of the important steps followed while practicing Hatha Yoga:Looking within oneself - It compares human to onions so as the tensions (Samskaras) and inner conflicts need to be dissolved layer by layer to get joy and live light.Balancing physical and mental work - Buddha practiced sitting, going and thought practice, which means we need to sit or lye for meditation, do some walking for body work and to read and pray for mental work.Exercise - Apart from walking, meditation and reading it is also suggested to opt for cardiovascular sports while seeking enlightenment. Such sports include swimming, biking, running, walking etc.Do good to everyone - Yoga also teaches doing good to oneself as well as to others. It opens the heart and develops inner power.http://www.rishikulyogshala.org
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