CERTIFICATE COURSE IN YOGA FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

As a part of the series of Certificate programs (Short-term, interdisciplinary, value-added courses) offered by SBV, the Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education and Research (CYTER) is happy to announce a first of its kind Certificate Course in Yoga for Health and Wellness.

• DATES: 3rd & 4th April 2020

• VENUE: Pathanjali Yogashala, (CYTER Yoga Hall), I Block, First Floor, SBV Campus

• WHO CAN ATTEND?
UG, PG students and faculty members of SBV and yoga enthusiasts, yoga teachers and instructors belonging to medicine, dentistry, nursing and allied health sciences disciplines who aspire to attain health and wellbeing.
Candidates should pay fees as prescribed by the SBV Registry.

• IS IT ACCREDITED COURSE?
Yes. The course is accredited by the SBV with ONE credit under UGC norms. Credit information will be mentioned in the Certificate.

• WHO ARE THE ORGANIZERS?
The Certificate course has been designed by the Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education and Research (CYTER), duly approved by the SBV. It will be led by eminent national/International and internal resource persons from SBV Constituent Colleges using both lectures, lecture-demonstrations, yoga practical sessions, ‘hands-on’ and video-conferencing resulting in blended learning.

• NEED FOR THIS COURSE
Yoga is becoming a popular mode of wellness and it can be practised for self-benefit as well as to help others. It is a value-added course that can be taken up by students of SBV who are receiving regular Yogabhyasa training as well as other Yoga enthusiasts. It will be an additional skill-based program for positive self-development and may be useful in future job applications as Yoga is being actively promoted by the Government of India through Ministry of AYUSH.

• WHAT ARE THE OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE?
 The course will empower and motivate students to achieve wellness.
 It will also give them requisite skills in various Yoga techniques that can be practised for their own benefit or shared with others.
 It will develop them all-round personality.

• WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES?
 Knowledge of Yogic practices
 Ability to demonstrate the practices

• COURSE CONTENTS
Syllabus based on Common Yoga protocol of AYUSH prepared by committee of Yoga experts.

Introduction
• What is Yoga?
• Brief history and development of Yoga
• The Fundamentals of Yoga
• Traditional Schools of Yoga
• Yogic practices for health and wellness
• General Guidelines for Yoga Practice
• Food for thought
• How Yoga can help?

1. Prayer
2. Sadilaja /CālanaKriyās/Loosening Practices
I. Neck Bending
II. Shoulder’s movement
III. Trunk Movement
IV. Knee Movement
3. Yogāsanas
A. Standing Postures: Tāḍāsana, Vṛkṣāsana, Pāda-Hastāsana, ArdhaCakrāsana, Trikoṇāsana
B. Sitting Postures: Bhadrāsana, Vajrāsana/Vīrāsana, ArdhaUṣṭrāsana, Uṣṭrāsana, Śaśakāsana, UttānaMaṇḍūkāsana, Marīchyāsana / Vakrāsana
C. Prone Postures: Makarāsana, Bhujaṅgāsana, Śalabhāsana
D. Supine Postures: Setubandhāsana, Uttānapādāsana, Ardhahalāsana, Pavanamuktāsana, Śavāsana
4. Kapālabhāti
5. Prāṇāyāma
• Naḍīśodhana / AnulomaVilomaPrāṇāyāma
• ŚītalīPrāṇāyāma
• BhrāmarīPrāṇāyāma
6. Dhyāna
7. Saṅkalpa
8. ŚāntiḥPāṭha
Textual References

• METHODS USED FOR INSTRUCTION, MONITORING AND MENTORING
 Small-Group Teaching sessions
 Group Practice Sessions
 Appropriate handouts in soft/hard copy
 Guidance to online resources

• COURSE EVALUATION
 Formative Evaluation
Practical performance of the Yogic techniques during the training period: 20 marks
 Summative Evaluation
Final evaluation of the practical performance of the Yogic techniques: 80 marks
 Total marks: 100 marks

• COURSE REQUIREMENTS
 Pass Requirements: 80% attendance in sessions and 50% marks in evaluation.
 Marks will be converted into grades as per university norms

• INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES AVAILABLE FOR THE COURSE INCLUDING ONLINE RESOURCES
CYTER has adequate facilities to conduct practical sessions and is also utilising MGMCRI facilities for the Yogabhyasa program. Students will be provided access to central facilities available in the SBV Campus (Central library) as well as CYTER. Various online resources will be shared with them as appropriate.

• UNIQUE FEATURE OF THIS COURSE:
Health is wealth and Yoga is becoming a popular mode of wellness. This is a value-added course that will be an additional skill-based program for positive self-development and may be useful in future job applications as Yoga is being actively promoted by Government of India through Ministry of AYUSH.

• FACULTY / RESOURCE PERSONS:
 Prof Madanmohan, Hon Advisor CYTER and Director, CYS, AVMC.
 Dr Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Director, CYTER, SBV
 Dr Meena Ramanathan, Deputy Director, CYTER, SBV
 Sri Dayanidy G, Lecturer, CYTER, SBV

**** Other international faculty will be also conducting sessions (Details to be announced soon).

For more information contact us at yoga@mgmcri.ac.in

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