CURRICULUM

Evolation’s curriculum will expand your knowledge of yoga, advance your ability to teach, and give you a deeper understanding of topics that are often missed in other trainings.

Whether you want to deepen your practice, embark on an amazing journey, or become a professional teacher; Evolation is here to help you reach your highest Self and tap into your unlimited potential. 

WHAT the curriculum includes

Yoga History & Philosophy

  • Basic history, philosophy & evolution of yoga
  • Practical and tangible yoga philosophy
  • Eight kinds of Yoga
  • Eight steps of Yoga
  • Five steps of Hatha Yoga
  • Bhagavad-Gita
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Philosophy and lineage of Paramhansa Yogananda and Bikram Choudhury

Asana – Posture

  • Daily classes
  • Posture mechanics
  • Knowledge of basic asanas
  • Basic yogic anatomy & physiology
  • Subtle Anatomy & Chakric System
  • Alignment & how to avoid injuries
  • Medical benefits
  • Anatomy lessons
  • How to read bodies
  • Balance between body, mind and breath
  • Sequencing (For flow students)

Pranayama – Breathing

  • The use of breath as a transformative tool for Self-awareness
  • Breath control
  • Different breathing techniques
  • Exploration of benefits

Meditation

  • What meditation is, and why it’s practiced
  • Variety of meditation techniques and tools
  • Quieting the mind to develop deeper levels of awareness
  • Connecting with nature and the world you live in
  • Connecting with the true Self

The Art of Teaching

  • Teaching clinics
  • How to address a group of students
  • How to use your own body as a teaching tool
  • How to use your voice, volume, tempo, and pacing
  • How to correct postures
  • Choosing the right words
  • Energy, passion, confidence, humor
  • Using your own presence and Self-awareness as a transformative teaching tool
  • The business of yoga

Our highly experienced teaching staff will develop a personalized learning path based on your individual needs, prior training, and teaching experience.

In addition, our commitment to you is that before your graduation you will teach at least one full class, if not more.