The training WILL happen in person at our lovely venue!IMPORTANT: arrival-departure dates
August 1 – 23, 2021. Arrival July 31 after lunch time, departure August 23 or 24
In a beautiful location, we are offering you a comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training that focuses on methodical approaches to learn postures and also teach to any level of students. Not only, but there will also be a great emphasis on imparting authentic philosophical and lifestyle-related teachings of tantra, as transformational tools for spiritual awakening and betterment of the human society. In short, you will make the best use of the fantastic yogi, teacher, and educator that lies within yourself. Are you ready?
• Deepen your personal yoga and meditation practice
• Immerse yourself in an authentic yogic lifestyle (in-person only)
• Learn how to teach a professional yoga class safely and effectively
• Enjoy the support of a vibrant spiritual community (in-person only)
• Understand the philosophical foundation that supports a yoga practice
• Further your own physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual growth and well-being.
Accredited by Yoga Alliance:
Graduates of Ananda Marga Yoga Teacher Training (AMYTT) receive internationally recognized certification. AMYTT is certified by Yoga Alliance for the 200-hour standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS). School name found in yogaalliance.org: Ananda Marga Yoga Certification Training.
At the end of the training, given you have satisfied the requirements of participation, you will receive a certification of completion of the course that will make you eligible to Yoga Alliance certification, attainable only after handing out the homework you are assigned after the course. There will be a deadline for the completion of the assignments, after whose expiration, your eligibility to register on Yoga Alliance will be revoked.
The AMYTT program is based on a predominantly Hatha Yoga practice, more or less gentle and both focused on movement, mind-body connection and spirituality movement, and meditation. We do not focus on Vinyasa or flow yoga, although its principles will be discussed. The syllabus includes at least one Yin Yoga and one Vinyasa Yoga class.
• Yoga postures technique
• Preparatory poses, variations and modifications
• Methodical approaches to create the most inspiring and reliable teacher you can become
• Techniques to assist students to practice safely and effectively
• Practical, applied anatomy and biomechanics
• The 8-limbed path of Astaunga Yoga, including spiritual ethics, breath control and meditation techniques
• Relaxation techniques
• Subtle anatomy and models of mind (chakras, koshas and prana)
• Tantra history, philosophy and cosmology, including the philosophy of embodiment
• Daily chanting and meditation as part of the program
TRAINERS : Dada Vishvarupananda:
MSc, E-RYT 500
Dada has been a monk in the Ananda Marga tradition for over 27 years and has given personal instruction to numerous aspirants during that time. Dada has received additional training with Ananda and Kripalu, and has a Master’s degree in Yoga Therapy. He has been teaching professionally since 2000 including college credit classes at George Washington University. He has facilitated numerous retreats and yoga teacher training programs throughout the world.]
Nitya RYT 250 / IYF-200
Power and vinyasa yoga teacher and yoga therapist for more than 5 years, Nitya is our resident instructor at Ananda Gaorii. Nitya love to combine ancient Indian techniques from raja and hatha yoga with modern trends such as hot yoga and jivamukti yoga teachings. Her approach will be highly practical and methodical, intending to help you discover various traditions and ways of applying yoga methods in different aspects of life as well as understand yoga as a holistic approach. Her core values are teaching as service and understanding over memorizing.
Dada Krsnasevananda E-RYT 200
Dada is a senior monk of Ananda Marga with 40 years experience teaching meditation and yoga around the world. Dada is currently the head teacher and program coordinator at Ananda Gaorii Ashram in Denmark and hosts a long-running and popular meditation course at the Ananda Marga center in Copenhagen.
Thomas RYT 200
An inspiring practitioner and deep lover of Movement, Thomas has progressed incredibly quickly in the path of understanding the body. His passion brought him to wanting to become an educator. Has already co-lead a yoga teacher training in March as a mentee of Manojit. Thomas’ role will be of co-leader/assistant trainer.
Santosha / Sofus RYT 500
Santosha is an experienced yoga teacher with advanced training under his belt. He currently holds the title of Yoga Vaidya (expert of yoga) from Himalayan Yoga Institute in India. Santosha has been a part of developing and organising teacher training programs in both India and Denmark. He is a trained physical therapist and a researcher into yogic lifestyle interventions in therapy. Santosha has for several years been teaching anatomy at university level. He has a profound understanding of the biomechanics applied to asanas and is always willing to help his students deepen their practice.
(possibly subject to change):
6.45 Chanting and meditation
7.30 Spiritual talk and sharing
7.45 Asana (yoga postures) class
10.00 Morning class
13.00 Lunch and free time
15.00 Afternoon class
17.30 Free time
18.00 Chanting and meditation
18.45 Spiritual talk and sharing
20.00 Evening class
21.30 Good night!ACCOMMODATION:
Ananda Gaori is located in a rolling farmland that provides clean air, inspiring views and healthy walks. Accommodation includes dormitories and grassy fields for camping. Participants should bring their own sheets, sleeping bag, etc. Those who need more privacy and peace (and loud snorers) are encouraged to bring their own tent and camp.REGISTRATION:
Registration and deposit of 2500 Danish Krone (335 euro) are mandatory.
https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSeQCK9nVn5…/viewform…The full amount must be paid no later than July 20. Cancellations after July 20 will be refunded by half the amount.
– Normal: 16,000 DKK (2150 euro)
– Students, Unemployed, People traveling from outside EU: 13,000 DKK (1747 euro)
– EARLY BIRD (before June 10): 20% OFFHOW TO PAY:
https://anandamargadanmark.nemtilmeld.dk/12/WHAT TO BRING:
Loose-fitting yoga pants or tracksuit pants for yoga, swimsuit for the beach, hat for outdoor activities, sweater or jacket for early morning cool, indoor slippers, own towel, toothbrush, etc. own sleeping bag, notebook, walking shoes, small daypack or knapsack, own yoga mat if possible.
ASHRAM DRESS CODE:
Ananda Gaorii is an Ashram – a place to focus on spiritual development, where monks and aspiring monks live. So we kindly request everyone to wear modest clothing. For men, this means no short shorts above the knees, and not walking around without a shirt. For women, this means no short shorts or skirts above the knees, no low cut blouses. Loose fitting yoga pants and T-shirts/shirts with sleeves are preferred rather than the tight-fitting yoga pants which are common these days.HOW TO GET HERE:
By car, the address is Holbaekvej 56, 4560 Vig. Drive time about 1 hour from Copenhagen. By train the station is Vig. Travel time from Copenhagen is 1 hour and 40 minutes with one change at Holbaek Station. (You can also take bus 260 from Holbaek Station – cost and travel time are the same and your ticket is good for train or bus).CONTACT INFO:
Mob. +45 26453521
Mob. +45 71881273
Email: or FOR DENMARK:
Those of you coming from outside Europe may require a visa to enter Denmark and some of you may need an invitation letter from the training organizers before you can get a visa. If you send an email with your name, address, nationality and passport number to he will send you an invitation letter.TESTIMONIALS:
“I am transformed by the program. I am filled with the strength, knowledge, and courage to teach yoga to others. The love and caring in the group was exemplary.”
“It was what I needed to get back on the spiritual path. I now believe I can teach yoga. The program helped me become more relaxed in front of groups. I know myself a lot better and am clearer about my goals and priorities.”
“I got much support from the friends I made, and the teachers. This is an extraordinary group of people who are very open, supportive and willing to share their love and support with fellow pilgrims. You have designed a great program that will continue to be an amazing experience.”
“The trainers were very attentive and supportive. They were fantastic at training our emotions and techniques at the same time. I loved all of the workshops. I felt soaked in knowledge and understanding.”
“I felt like a different person after listening to and learning from everything that was taught. Not only did I gain the knowledge I needed, but I was able to take a step back and look within myself.”