300 Program Description

Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center in Palatine, IL offers a comprehensive TTP300 program. The HYMC TTP300 program is registered with Yoga Alliance and meets its certification requirements.  The program consists of the following components (modules).  The program is designed based upon the ancient teachings of Himalayan Tradition and covers all aspects of philosophy and practice of yoga discipline.Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center in Palatine, IL offers a comprehensive TTP300 program.

 The program consists of the following components (modules, classes, and assignments).  The program is designed based upon the ancient teachings of Himalayan Tradition and covers all aspects of the philosophy and practice of yoga discipline.

Name       

Description

Days       

Contact Hrs

HTHA-I

Advanced Hatha - I

F-Sa-Su

18

HTHA-II

Advanced Hatha - II

F-Sa-Su

18

HTHA-III

Advanced Hatha - III

Sa-Su

14

HTHA-IV

Hatha for Persons with Special Needs

Sa-Su

14

PRAN

Pranayama theory and techniques

Sa-Su

14

YPHL-I

Yoga Philosophy – I

Sa-Su

14

YPHL-II

Yoga Philosophy – II

Sa-Su

14

PATNJ

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Sa-Su

14

ANAT

Yoga Anatomy & Physiology

Sa-Su

14

SNSKR

Sanskrit – Language of Yoga

Sa-Su

14

CHAKR

Pranic Body – Subtle and Causal Body

Sa-Su

14

AYRVD

Ayurveda

Sa-Su

14

 ELECT Elective workshops (Saturdays at the center) Sa 25

RTRT

Weekend retreat in Chicago area – Fall of each year

F-Sa-Su

16

MED-II

Advanced meditation techniques – weekly classes

Flexible

9

TCHNG

Teaching yoga at HYMC

Flexible

16

SCRPT Scriptural Study (1st Sunday of each month) Su 12

GLBL

Global (Full Moon) Meditation

Flexible

8

HYMTA

Attend and present topics at HYMTA qtrly meetings

Flexible

8

     

Non-Contact Hrs

SELF

Self study hours for the 12 modules

Flexible

30

FDJRN

Food journal – 30 days

Flexible

3

MDJRN

Meditation journal – 30 days

Flexible

3

SEVA

Selfless service at HYMC

Flexible

4

ESSAY

A take-home questionaire with a choice of questions requiring personal answers in essay style.

Flexible

 

 The program includes the following modules/components:

  • Advanced Hatha postures and teaching them (Parts I, II, and III)
  • Teaching Hatha to special populations (including prenatal, children, seniors)
  • Pranayama philosophy and practices, mudras & bandhas, shat-kriyas, yoga-nidra
  • Yoga philosophy I, including Sankhya philosophy ,neurology of meditation, mantra theory/practice brain waves, biofeedback.
  • Yoga philosophy II, including Yoga philosophy, Kashmiri Shaivism, Upanishads, and Bhagavadgita,
  • Yoga Sutras, a study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and Vyasa's commentary - chapters I, II, and III.
  • Sanskrit, the language of yoga. Pronunciation of yoga postures, and mantras.
  • Subtle & Causal body. Chakras, pranas, nadi’s, 61/31 points, sheethali-karana
  • Yoga anatomy and physiology, Human body systems, tissues, and functions.
  • Principles of Ayurveda (the ancient science of long life).
  • Elective workshops at the center
  • Attend an annual weekend retreat in Chicago metro area focusing on a spiritual theme which varies each year with one of the advanced teachers within Himalayan teachers.
  • A course in advanced meditation techniques for both personal enrichment as well as in preparation to teach meditation in class room setting.
  • Attend monthly global meditation at the center
  • Attend and participate in monthly Scriptural Study at the center
  • Practice teaching yoga to HYMC students under guidance from an HYMC senior teacher mentor.
  • Writing a daily journal for 30 days about one’s daily diet with observations about the effect of foods on student’s mind and body.
  • Writing a daily journal for 30 days about one’s daily meditation and its efects on one’s own being.
  • Graduation requirements include taking one take-home essay style.

 Each module earns between 12 and 18 contact hrs and a variable number of non-contact hours (dependent upon the module) for self study and/or personal effort.  Certain modules also require the student to pass a test which is given on the first day of the following module.  The components and modules comprising the program insure that the minimum credit hours in each of the five YA categories are met in order to graduate.

 The program costs consist of a registration fee, and a fee for each module, which is payable perior to the module attendance.  The fee structure is designed to spread the cost of the program over the period of the program in a “pay-as-you-go” format.  A discounted package fee option for the complete program is also available payable at registration.  For program fee information, please refer to the Fees section below. All the program activities take place in Chicgo area and no travel to any destinations is required.

 Prerequisites:  Registration in the TTP300 program requires that the student has graduated from the HYMC TTP200 program.  If a student is certified from another YA registered TTP200 program, s/he must also enroll in Meditation-I class at HYMC in order to graduate.

 Fees:  The fees consist of a program registration fee of $250.  The module fees are $220 for each module, payable before the student attends a module.  After including the non-fee credit hours (non-contact hours), the total program cost amounts to $3,750 (or nearly $12.50/credit hour).  A discounted package fee of $3,200 for the complete TTP300 program including registration is also available and is payable at start of the program.

Web Payments - Please login via the LOGIN button.  After login is complete, go to the workshop list, select the module on the planned date, and click on Registration button.

 Program Length: The program is designed to be completed in 12 to 24 months.  One additional year of grace period for extenuating circumstances can be requested along with additional fees to cover administrative costs.

Registration:  Please click here to download the application form.

 

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