Online Art of viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Programme

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The Online Art of viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five
Empower your Body Exploring how to Customise Āsana

The online Art of viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five consists of 121 live video meetings to facilitate a personalised approach and in-depth transmission between teacher and student. It introduces the student, through an online teaching dialogue, to the primary principles and essential teachings from T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar on the viniyoga or application of Āsana techniques and theory.

“Our Yoga practice needs to be a conscious deepening of what we can do.
Rather than becoming an unconscious re-enforcing of what we can’t do.”

It is open to all who have completed an Art of viniyoga of Āsana Module One Programme and offers an opportunity for any Yoga Student, teacher or trainee teacher from any Yoga background to develop and deepen their personal Yoga practice and study through learning to look into your Āsana practice with greater awareness.

The role of these Modules is not to train students as Yoga teachers although the viniyoga of Āsana Course will obviously enhance any Yoga teacher’s skills in the area of Yoga Teaching and Yoga Therapeutic Healthcare. They are offered with respect for the vital source from which these Yoga teachings originated and their place in our age and culture.

It offers an in-depth approach to the viniyoga of Āsana, through an experiential appreciation of the core teachings that underpin the Art of Āsana Practice, either for personal development or, if relevant, to enhance professional skills. It is also a prerequisite to further work in the Art of viniyoga of Practice Sādhana Courses.

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Framework

The online Art of viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five reflect the teachings of TKV Desikachar and his father and teacher T Krishnamacharya as taught to Paul Harvey over 25 years through:

  • Guidance in emphasising a personal Āsana Practice to support your everyday life.
  • Understanding the principles in the viniyoga of Āsana which inspire and shape Yoga practice.
  • An overview of Yoga teachings around Āsana practice.
  • Familiarisation with Yoga Āsana terminology and practice techniques.
  • Appreciating how your body can work more effectively in Āsana.
  • Deepening our work with and importance of Āsana in practice.

To present a view of the viniyoga of Āsana to help develop our practice and deepen our relationship with Yoga Sādhana. It is offered with respect for the vital source from which these Yoga teachings originated and their place in our age and culture. Its role is not to train students as Yoga teachers.

Yoga is a process to train a student,
not a training to process a teacher.

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five topics total over 15 hours each:

The Art of viniyoga of Āsana Modular Course focus topics are listed below for each 15 hour Module:

  • Module Two – 15 hours online study
     Why and how we use Sequence Building in planning Āsana practices
     Why and how we use Counterposes and Transitions in planning Āsana practices
     In-depth exploration of Specific Primary Āsana Form, Function and Application
  • Module Three – 15 hours online study
    – 
    Why and how we use Movement or Staying in planning Āsana practices
    – Why and how we use Breath in planning Āsana practices
    – In-depth exploration of Specific Primary Āsana Form, Function and Application
  • Module Four – 15 hours online study
     Why and how we use Variation and Modification in planning Āsana practices
    – Why and how we use Energetic and Psychological Characteristics in planning Āsana practices
    – In-depth exploration of Specific Primary Āsana Form, Function and Application
  • Module Five – 15 hours online study
     In-depth exploration of Observation in Āsana in planning Āsana practices
     Why and how we use Observation in Āsana in planning Āsana practices
    – In-depth exploration of Specific Primary Āsana Form, Function and Application

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Duration

A total of over 15 hours each Module through 18 online sessions of 50′ each.

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Prerequisites

It is open to all who have completed an online viniyoga of Āsana Module One Programme and then undertake the online Modular Courses Two to Five in sequence.

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Feedback

Support and advice will be offered on the students’ progress and on the possibilities for further development after completing this online module.

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Certification

The online viniyoga of Yoga Āsana Modular Course Certificate of Completion is awarded to successful students. This Certificate is awarded in recognition of the commitment in studying the viniyoga of Yoga Practice Techniques and Practice Theory respecting the spirit of TKV Desikachar’s teaching.

The Online viniyoga of Āsana Modules Two to Five Session Timings, Fees and Commencement

Each online Module is offered to students in the form of eighteen 121 meetings via Skype, FaceTime, or another compatible live link video medium, to allow for a personalised approach and in-depth transmission between teacher and student.

The timings for each session will be 50′. They total 15 hours of 121 teaching for each module held over eighteen meetings at intervals to be negotiated between student and teacher. The suggestion at this point is around 1-3 weeks between meetings.

The fee for each online Module will be a special module exclusive package price of £700 for the eighteen sessions and includes a pre-prepared PDF manual as a workbook support. For students using the UK Banking BACS payment system this will be the transferable fee.

However where there are cross country or cross currency transfer fees involved then these need to be added on so the received fee is still £700.

The Fee Structure can include a split payment whereby an initial payment of £400 prior to the online meetings commencing and a further payment of £300 before session 10 convenes.

Missed or cancelled meetings at less than 24 hours notice are chargeable. In these situations further meetings to catch up on content are possible and can be added on at a fee of £40 per 50′ session.

Commencement is dependent on current diary spaces for 121 students. Subject to availability, online meetings can begin after agreeing a mutually convenient time and frequency and transfer of initial fee.

“There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness...”

Carl Jung