The land of Ayurveda and herbal remedies, Kerala bears yoga in its heart. A home to skilled, traditional and certified yoga teachers, this location makes up for an appropriate yoga teacher training option. Vishwa Yoga Peeth is set in the picturesque location of Southern India, perfect for directing the body’s awareness inwards. Kalari or Kalaripayattuis yet another Indian origin fitness regime for instilling strength and stamina in both body and mind of the practitioners’. The oldest fighting system in existence, it is a form of martial art, which is now practiced in India, Malaysia and multiple other locations.
A yoga teacher training in Kerala with Kalari martial art training is a gift one can offer to themselves. Designed to benefit the students and allowing them to enhance their grip on yogic postures, when both yoga and kalari will be practiced together, the results are bound to be skyrocketing. Going hand in hand, yoga posture will make the body flexible while Kalariwill strengthen the body to build on for the perfect outcome one comes for when they enroll for a yoga teacher training course. For the similar reason, the 4 weeks of training are designed to incorporate both these revered practices.
Encapsulating Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, meditation and pranayama, this course will be an enriching experience for laying down a strong foundation for the aspiring yoga teachers. Yoga Alliance certified teachers have designed the course for increasing the student's awareness of his own body, while he is healing and nourishing himself, he is also preparing himself for teaching others in future. The fast paced and dynamic form of Ashtanga yoga is combined with soulful Hatha yoga and rejuvenating Kundalini yoga to offer an all round progress and growth. The four weeks of intense training and self study, defines the future of yoga teacher. Meditation and breathing techniques to further relaxes the mind and frees the student from the set pattern of contemporary thinking.
Integrated with Kalari, this yoga teacher training will be a blessing and enriching journey. An amalgamation of kicks, strikes, grappling, preset forms, Kalari is a complete art form to work and heal oneself. A gift from historical intelligence, it was practiced by people in ancient India and divided on the basis of its location. Northern, central and southern Kalari, it was also practiced in Buddhism and Shaivism. The significance of this martial art form was accepted by dancers too, especially Kathakali. A mix of steps (chuvatu) and postures (vadivu), they work on the defense mechanism system. Named after animals, the poses are an effective way to attune the yoga students to get a better understanding of the body, postures and their effect and function of the body.
Vishwa Yoga Peeth is dedicated to nurture the global yoga community and inspire the students to reach out to the stars. With this ideology and desire, we have merged to the two forms. A new learning is a step closer to identify and acknowledge our own strengths and also an opportunity to work on our weaknesses.