PT Yoga Teacher Training 2011

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Segmented Breathing

1: Inhale: puraka
2: hold breath in: antara kumbhaka
3: exhale: rechaka
4: hold breath out: bahya kumbaka
*can be any ratio between 4 parts

Natural Curves of the Spine

coccyx
sacrum
lumbar spine: L1-L5
thoracic spine: T1-T12
cervical spine: C1-C7
*be able to draw and label

Yoga Chitta Vritti Nirodha

When you stop identifying with your mind, there is yoga
*know sanscrit and english

4 Main Paths
Karma Yoga

destroys the individual ego by dedicating ones life to service of others

4 Main Paths
Bhakti Yoga

destroys the individual ego through unconditional love to something more than you

4 Main Paths
Raja Yoga

Follow the 8-limbed path
control your behavior, thoughts, judgments in a certain way (yama) Discipline your ego. Practice yoga in a certain way (niyama)

4 Main Paths
Jnana Yoga

yoga of knowledge. If you know only one thing, you know all that there is to know. Choosers decide against the monkey mind and the all knowing collective oneness

yoga

oneness there is no separate you

Yama
Ahimsa

non-harming

Yama
Satya

truth

Yama
Asteya

non-stealing

Yama
Bramacharya

celibacy

Yama
Aparigraha

non-greediness

Niyama
Saucha

purity

Niyama
Santosha

contentment, acceptance of unconditional love

Niyama
Tapas

discipline

Niyama
Svadhyana

study of scriptures and self

Niyama
Ishvara Pranidhana

faith and dedication to the lord

Eight Limbs

1. Yama: ethical disciplines
2. Niyama: self-observation
3. Asanas: postures
4. Pranayama: controlled life force breathing
5. Pratyahara: sensory withdrawal
6. Dharana: concentration
7. Dhyana: meditation
8. Samadhi: ultimate peace, blissful euphoria

Chakra
Sahasrara

Crown Chakra
white
absolute
unity with the devine body
upper brain, top of skull
pineal gland
inversons, padmasana, meditation
union with all that is, divine connection

Chakra
Ajna

3rd Eye Chakra
purple
light
celestial body
face, eyes, nose, sinus, cerebellum, lower brain, nervous system
pituitary gland
inversons, forehead on floor, meditation at brow
knowingness, aligned with divine will, imagination

Chakra
Visuddha

Throat Chakra
blue
ether
etheric body
throat, vocal cords, jaw, neck, voice, medulla oblongata
thyroid gland
fish, shoulder stand, plow
communication, sound, speak truth, teach, expressions

Chakra
Anahata

Heart Chakra
green
air
astral body
heart, blood, cardiovascular, respiratory, ribcage
thiyus gland
shoulder openers, fish, backbends
love freely, no negativity, universal love

Chakra
Manipuraka

Solar plexus chakra
yellow
fire
mental body
abdomen, lower back, digestive system, nervous system
pancrea gland
abs, navasana, leg lifts, waistline, bandha
trust, will power, gut instinct

Chakra
Svadhisthana

Lower abdomen chakra
orange
water
emotional body
reproductive organs, kidney, bladder, all fluids
testis and ovaries
upper mulahanda, supported half bridge
sexual issues, money, ambition

Chakra
Muladhara

Root chakra
red
earth
physical body
teeth, nails, legs, lower organs, intestine, dense solid parts
adrenal gland
lower mulabandha, standing poses, squats, 1 legged poses
survival, groundedness, tribal relationships, fear of death

Mula Bandha

Root lock
Lower: leg lock
upper: between anus and sex organs

Uddhiyana Bandha

Flying up lock
abdomen above and below navel

Jalandara Bandha

throat lock
chin on chest

Maha Bandha

great lock
all locks simultaneously

Arm Bones

humerus
ulna
radius

Leg Bones

femur
tibia
fibula

5 poses in Sancrit

Tadasana: mountain pose
Adho Mukha Svanasana: Downward dog
Balasana: Childs pose
Uttanasana: standing forward bend
Uttitha Trikonasana: Triangle
Ardha Chandrashana: Half moon
Virabhadrasana: warrior

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