Basics of Hatha Yoga

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This short term course introduces students to the concept of hatha yoga as a branch of yoga that stresses on the physical techniques or postures in yoga. It can also be considered as the technique of using body postures to drive the energies within your body in a specific direction. This course consisting of two classes each week will teach you the beginner level asanas or postures which you can regularly practice and accustom your body to following a yoga regimen in the future.

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4 Weeks
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24 Years Experience
From: India
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Hatha Yoga
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Vivekananda Kendra, Bangalore
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International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Trivandrum
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“IndeaYoga” at Mysore

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This beginner short term course is the perfect start for anyone interested in learning the art of hatha yoga. Yoga is a celebrated activity that helps individuals to get control over mind body and soul and utilise them for the benefit of well being for the individual practising. Hatha yoga, in particular, is the concentration of getting the body in sync with the mind. The body postures or asanas practised in hatha yoga help an individual to get control over his body to make them work to his or her advantage. This course will entail learning basic hatha yoga asanas. It will teach students the benefits and limitations of practising a particular asana. Students suffering from an ailment are advised to share with the teacher any medical situation they might be facing or have experienced. This will help the teacher devise a plan or a set of yogas that are best suited for their condition. Practising of hatha yoga without taking into consideration the medical situation of students might be a reason for the adverse impact of hatha yoga on a student. The teacher through this short term course will look to provide students with tailor-made set of yoga asanas or posture that can help them overcome challenges they face in terms of their physical condition for e.g some students might like to practice asanas that help them reduce weight, some might want to loosen their cramped body parts through yoga exercises that are based on stretching techniques. The teacher will address each situation and suggest asanas that give maximum benefits to the students and helps them overcome any challenges they face with their physical condition. Students from here on have to practice the taught hatha yoga asanas regularly on an everyday basis to achieve the desired results.

About Yogacharya Bharath Shetty: Yogacharya Bharath Shetty is an E-RYT or an experienced, registered yoga teacher who has accomplished 2000 hours of teaching experience since completing training with an RYS or registered yoga school for a period of 200 to 500 hours. He is additionally certified or registered as a certified children's yoga teacher or RCYT as well as RPYT meaning registered prenatal yoga teacher. His journey in exploring yoga started at an early age. His belief in the ancient form of yoga got established when it helped him overcome his medical condition of asthma. Ever since his first initiation into teaching yoga started at a park, teaching a gathering on request, Bharath Shetty never looked back teaching and spreading yoga. He has taught 600 teachers from 60 different countries the techniques to practice yoga. Bharath has been awarded the Yoga Shiromani title by the Vivekananda Kendra, Bangalore as well as Yogacharya from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center after completing his masters in yoga.

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You will get introduced to the study of hatha yoga getting to learn the beginner level asanas that help you to get in shape physically. The beginner asanas taught over a period of time will make you ready to practice advanced techniques of hatha yoga, in order to bring your mind, body and soul in sync.

The ipassio Edge

Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 3 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since these courses are detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more. 

Course Specific Benefits

This course under the guidance of Bharath Shetty a practising and revered guru of yoga will help you seamlessly transcend into the world of yoga. It will clear all your inhibitions about yoga being tough to learn and practice, as the teacher will teach you asanas and techniques based on your body type and your individual requirements. Regular practice will ensure that your reap the benefits of practising hatha yoga and are confident to graduate to the next level to experience further benefits.


Below are the basic requirements:

-Yoga mat  

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-You can be anywhere as long as you have enough space around you so you don’t bump into tables, chairs, etc.

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How is Hatha Yoga going to help me?
We all know that when the body is unhealthy, even if there is the slightest trouble in a toe or a tooth, this condition will not allow us to think of anything else. How much more is the distraction from a major organ? Putting aside the concern for spiritual life and meditation, even your studies or business would be impaired. A healthy body is really wanted then, and that can be achieved easily through Hatha Yoga.
Yoga gives good health but what are the symptoms of good health?
They include real hunger, good digestion, sound sleep, perfect functioning of the various organs of the body, proper pulsation, timely elimination of wastes, interest in doing one’s duties, and happiness of mind.
How Hatha yoga is going to help my physical body?
The Yoga asanas give you back your natural good health and vitality by eliminating all the toxins and tension, toning the spine, building the nerves, and correcting any malfunctions in the glands.

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