M.R.Y. Study Levels

 MAI RAM YOGA STUDIES FOR YOGA TEACHERS

STUDIES OF THE BODY, BREATHING, MIND, YOGA PHILOSOPHY, PSYCHOLOGY AND SPIRITUAL KNOWLEDGE 

 

Course I

Yoga Basic I Level (220 ACH)

 

Mai Ram Yoga Basic I Teacher
Teacher of  Yoga Basic Techniques

 
Yoga Basic I is a method intended for yoga practitioners and yoga teachers or
instructors who work at yoga centres, sports and health clubs, schools or other institutions.  
 
Yoga Basic I method develops concentration, self-awareness, self-knowledge, helps to maintain control over the mind and body functions, facilitates adaptation to the ongoing changes in life. 
 
 
During the Yoga Basic Course I you will be taught:
 
  • yoga philosophy;
  • studying of the scripture The Chant, Glorifying the Guru;
  • recitation of the scripture The Chant, Glorifying the Guru;
  • the basics of Sanskrit;
  • the anatomy of yoga;
  • Yoga Basic I Level asana ir pranayama techniques;
  • Yoga Open Level asana ir pranayama techniques;
  • Surya Namaskara and Chandra Namaskara practices;
  • the basics of meditation;
  • relaxation techniques.
 
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Those who seek to become Yoga Basic I teachers and who have completed the course are eligible to take the exams. On passing theoretical and practical examinations, the teacher receives:
  • a diploma;
  • a certificate that grants its holder the right to conduct yoga classes based on Yoga Basic I and Yoga Open techniques;
  • a teacher’s guide which describes the essential yoga concepts for Yoga Basic I Level yoga teachers;
  • a guide of Yoga Basic I techniques;
  • a guide of Yoga Open techniques;
  • a guide of yoga anatomy;
  • initiation into MRY Basic I teacher’s sadhana.

 

Techniques Contents Duration of practical lesson
Yoga Basic I  15 practical yoga lessons and 1 additional, special relaxation practice 1 h. 30 min.

Yoga Open 

5 practical yoga lessons 1 h. 15 min.
 

For more information:

 When you register and fill out a registration form, you will get more detailed information including course fee, complete schedule and other additional information about the course.
 
Registration is by tel. +370 640 41 669 or email info@mairamyoga.lt.
 
 

A short video from Mai Ram Yoga Basic Course held in 2013.

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A short video from Mai Ram Yoga Summer Retreat for Certified Yoga Teachers 2014.

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Course II

Yoga Basic II Level (160 ACH)

 
 

Mai Ram Yoga Basic II teacher
Teacher of Yoga Basic II Techniques

 

The teacher of Mai Ram Yoga Basic II level has a right to teach M.R.Y. nutrition lectures, lectures and practices of shatkarmas, pranayama lectures and special Basic II pranayama techniques, lectures of meditation basics, meditation technique.

This intense course includes Mai Ram Yoga Basic II methodology, intended for M.R.Y. teachers, who are teaching M.R.Y. Basic and Advanced I practices regularly and have their own students.

During the intensive studies, the Yoga Basic II methodology is taught, which is intended to deepen the Yoga Basic I level teacher practice and yoga knowledge.
  

The teaching program consists of theory lectures and practical classes:

  1. Theory and practice of shatkarmas, or body cleansing techniques
  2. Theory and practice of pranayama
  3. Nutrition lectures
  4. Theory and practice of meditation basics

 

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Mai Ram Yoga Basic II level teacher

 

Those, who seek to become M.R.Y. Basic II level teacher must have a valid M.R.Y Basic level certificate. After completing Mai Ram Yoga Basic II level teaching program, one become eligible to take the exams. Having passed the theoretical and practical exams, the teacher receives:

  • a certificate, which gives a right to teach classes based on Mai Ram Yoga Basic II level methodology:
    • lectures of M.R.Y. nutrition principles,
    • lectures and practices of shatkarmas,
    • lectures of pranayama and special Basic II pranayama techniques,
    • lectures of meditation basics and a special practical meditation technique “Svaroopa-darshana”;
  • Teacher’s guide, which contains theory and lectures that are necessary for a M.R.Y. Basic II level teacher;
  • Initiation into M.R.Y. Basic II level teacher’s sadhana.

 

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Course
III
 
 
 Yoga Adhikari
(Skt. योग अधिकारी yoga adhikārī)
Advanced teacher entitled to spread the teaching of yoga
 
Yoga Adhikari is an advanced teacher:
  • Able to introduce and give an exact definition of the features of Mai Ram Yoga;
  • Able to pass on the teaching of Mai Ram Yoga to others, disclosing the knowledge and providing the correct initial understanding of yoga;
  • Able to give explanations and answer questions that require special knowledge of the yoga practice;
  • Devoting much time to qualitative self-analysis. 
 
Yoga Adhikari teacher is entitled to teach the introduction to Mai Ram Yoga as well as give lectures and workshops.
Yoga Advanced I asanas and pranayamas:
The teacher is entitled to teach the M.R.Y. Advanced I method.
 

Mai Ram Yoga course III teaching programme of body, breath, mind, yoga philosophy, psychology and spiritual knowledge studies consists of integrated yoga methodology that develops the body and the mind in accordance to classical yoga.

Course III Yoga Adhikari subjects:

  • studying yogic scriptures;
  • developing an ability to reason and act wisely;
  • developing control of the mind;
  • meditation practice;
  • basic course of Sanskrit;
  • course of yoga anatomy and physiology;
  • asanas of Advanced I level;
  • techniques of Advanced I level asana sequences (vinyasas);
  • breathing practice.

Those who seek to become Mai Ram Yoga Adhikari, must have Mai Ram Yoga Basic Level certificate. Having completed the Mai Ram Yoga Adhikari course, the teaching programme of advanced teachers, one becomes eligible to take the exams. On passing the exams, the teacher receives:

  • a certificate that grants its holder the right to teach Mai Ram Yoga introduction courses, seminars;
  • Mai Ram Yoga Adhikari guide;
  • “Introduction to Mai Ram Yoga” methodology;
  • Sanskrit guide;
  • yoga anatomy and physiology guide.

Methodology

Contents

Duration of theory lesson

Introduction to Mai Ram Yoga

15 theoretical yoga classes

45 mins

 

Those who seek to become teachers of Mai Ram Yoga Advanced I asana and pranajama techniques have a right to take a practical exam. Having passed the practical exam, the teacher receives:

  • a certificate that grants its holder the right to teach Ram Yoga Advanced I Level methodology (valid until the date written on the certificate);
  • Mai Ram Yoga Advanced I Level methodology guide.

Methodology

Contents

Duration of a practical lesson

Mai Ram Yoga Advanced I Level

10 practical yoga classes

2 hours

Issuing of Mai Ram Yoga Adhikari certificate and its validity

 

Certificates to be issued:

Yoga Advanced I  and M.R.Y. pranayama I

Teacher’s certificate is valid for 24 months, so the teacher is required to pass a periodic attestation, which encourages the improvement of a qualified yoga teacher.

M.R.I.Y.A. announces annual attestations of yoga teachers, during which the teachers take a practical exam, and if they pass, their certificate is extended for another 24 months.

By aiming for an attestation, the yoga teacher confirms his/her aspiration for improvement and he/she receives the right to spread the classical integrated Mai Ram Yoga according to teacher’s certificate level.

Notes:

A valid M.R.Y. Basic certificate is required in order to be able to take the M.R.Y. Adhikari exam.

A consistent M.R.Y. Basic teaching practice is required in order to be able to take the M.R.Y. Advanced I Level exam.

 

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Course
IV
 
 
Yoga Uttara Adhikari 
(Skt. योग उत्तर अधिकारी yoga uttara adhikārī)
Superior Yoga teacher
Yoga Uttara Adhikari is a skilled teacher:
  • Able to focus attention on the essence of the teaching of yoga;
  • Having deep knowledge of yoga acquired through practice;
  • Having an excellent understanding of the teaching of yoga.
On passing an examination, Yoga Uttara Adhikari can teach the introduction to Mai Ram Yoga, give lectures and workshops and conduct Mai Ram Yoga meditation practices.

Yoga Advanced II asanas and pranayamas:
The teacher is entitled to teach the M.R.Y. Advanced II method.

 

Mai Ram Yoga course IV teaching programme of body, breath, mind, yoga philosophy, psychology and spiritual knowledge studies consists of integrated yoga methodology that develops the body and the mind in accordance to classical yoga.

Course IV Yoga Uttara Adhikari subjects:

  • studying yogic scriptures;
  • developing the intellect;
  • developing control of the mind;
  • self-observation and analysis of the mind activity;
  • a deeper meditation practice;
  • a course of Sanskrit;
  • course of yoga anatomy and physiology;
  • asanas of Advanced II level;
  • techniques of Advanced II level asana sequences (vinyasas);
  • complex breathing practice;

Having passed the theoretical M.R.Y. Uttara Adhikari exam, one receives a diploma and a right to teach yoga introduction courses, Mai Ram Yoga Kriya meditation practice, lectures, seminars.

Those who seek to become Mai Ram Yoga Uttara Adhikari, must have Mai Ram Yoga Adhikari certificate. Having completed the Mai Ram Yoga Uttara Adhikari teachers’ course, one becomes eligible to take the exams. On passing the exams, the teacher receives:

  • a certificate that grants its holder the right to teach Mai Ram Yoga introduction courses, lectures, seminars;
  • Mai Ram Yoga Uttara Adhikari guide;
  • Mai Ram Yoga Kriya guide of meditation practice system;
  • Sanskrit guide;

Those who seek to become teachers of Mai Ram Yoga Advanced II asana and pranayama techniques, having completed the teaching programme, have a right to take a practical exam. Having passed the practical exam, the teacher receives:

  • a certificate that grants its holder the right to teach Ram Yoga Advanced II Level methodology (valid until the date written on the certificate);
  • Mai Ram Yoga Advanced II Level methodology guide.

Methodology

Contents

Duration of a practical lesson

Mai Ram Yoga Advanced II Level

2 intense classes of yoga practice

 

2 hours 30 mins

 

Issuing of Mai Ram Yoga Adhikari certificate and its validity

 

Certificates to be issued:

Yoga Uttara Adhikari  and Yoga Advanced II.

Teacher’s certificate is valid for 24 months, so the teacher is required to pass a periodic attestation, which encourages the improvement of a qualified yoga teacher.

M.R.I.Y.A. announces annual attestations of yoga teachers, during which the teachers take a practical exam, and if they pass, their certificate is extended for another 24 months.

By aiming for an attestation, the yoga teacher confirms his/her aspiration for improvement and he/she receives the right to spread the classical integrated Mai Ram Yoga according to teacher’s certificate level.

Notes:

A valid M.R.Y. Adhikari certificate is required in order to be able to take the M.R.Y. Uttara Adhikari exam.

A consistent Advanced I Level asana teaching practice is required in order to be able to take the M.R.Y. Advanced II Level exam.

 

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Course
V
 
 Yoga Acharya 
(Skt. योग आचार्य yoga ācārya
Spiritual Yoga teacher
 
Yoga Acharya is a teacher level indicating the properties and knowledge of a yoga expert and respective yogic qualities and abilities.
Yoga Acharya lives according to dharma and has the right to teach others the path of dharma. The teacher draws on experience and identifies deep causal relationships. 
 
Yoga Acharya can develop the teaching of yoga, teach the introduction to Mai Ram Yoga, give lectures and conduct Mai Ram Yoga meditation practices, satsangs and workshops.

Mai Ram Yoga Master asanas and pranayamas:
The teacher is entitled to teach the M.R.Y. Master method.

 

Mai Ram Yoga course V teaching programme of body, breath, mind, yoga philosophy, psychology and spiritual knowledge studies consists of integrated yoga methodology that develops the body and the mind in accordance to classical yoga.

 

Course V Yoga Acharya subjects:

  • studying yogic scriptures;
  • studying Sanskrit;
  • meditation practice;
  • Master level asanas;
  • Master level techniques of asana sequences (vinyasas);
  • complex breathing practices;
  • concentration;
  • long-term self-observation in asana.

M.R.Y. Acharya degree is given when necessary qualities of a spiritual yoga teacher have been acquired.

M.R.Y. Acharya can develop the yoga teaching, teach M.R.Y. introduction courses, lectures, meditation practice, lead seminars, satsangs.

Those who seek to become teachers of Mai Ram Yoga Master asana and pranayama, having completed the teaching programme, have a right to take a practical exam. Having passed the practical exam, the teacher receives:

  • a certificate that grants its holder the right to teach Ram Yoga Master Level methodology (valid until the date written on the certificate);
  • Mai Ram Yoga Master Level methodology guide.

 

Methodology

Contents

Duration of a practical lesson

Mai Ram Yoga Master Level

asana and pranayama technique that requires the highest level of mastery

3 hours

 

Notes:

A consistent Advanced II Level teaching practice is required in order to be able to take the M.R.Y. Master Level exam.

Having passed the practical examof M.R.Y. Master Level, one receives a certificate and a right to teach M.R.Y. Master Level methodology, which consists of asana and pranayama techniques that require the highest level of concentration and mastery.

 

 

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Additional Intensive Courses

Yoga Adhikari
After completing an intensive pranayama course and passing an exam, the teacher acquires the right to teach the M.R.Y. Pranayama I practice.

Yoga Uttara Adhikari 
After completing an intensive pranayama course and passing an exam, the teacher acquires the right to teach the M.R.Y. Pranayama II practice.

 

 

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Mai Ram Yoga teacher training courses and retreats  

The purpose of yoga teacher courses and retreats is to become familiar with Mai Ram Yoga, deepen the teachers’ knowledge and practice.

The preparatory courses and retreats for yoga teachers include:

yoga philosophy and psychology, studies of yoga scriptures, Sanskrit, deepening of meditation practice, improving asana and pranayama techniques of various levels.

 

 

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