Sthāpanā ( स्थापना ) A Foundation Course in Traditional Yoga

Learn ancient traditional Yoga, in its most undiluted and purest form from the masters at Kaivalyadhama – one of the oldest Yoga Institutes in the world. Experience a one of its kind self-paced online course which goes beyond the various contemporary interpretations of Yoga and lays the foundation for your exploration into the study of Yoga.

  • About the course

    15 hours of engaging online video content which you can start anytime and learn at your convenience. A one week On-site module is also offered at different Kaivalyadhama locations.

  • Who is Eligible?

    The course is open to all. No prior knowledge of Yoga or Sanskrit is required. A must do for all those interested in learning, studying, or knowing more about traditional and contemporary forms of Yoga.

Course curriculum

Inclusions: Engaging online video content. A one week On-site module at different Kaivalyadhama locations. Assessment and certification on completion by Kaivalyadhama. Eligible for Indian Yoga Association (IYA) Certification on completion of On-site sessions.

  • 1
    Orientation and Course Guide
    • Orientation Sthāpanā ( स्थापना ) The foundation course in Traditional Yoga
    • Syllabus - Sthāpanā ( स्थापना ) The foundation course in Traditional Yoga
  • 2
    Introduction to Kaivalyadhama
    • Documentary on Kaivalyadhama
    • Documentary on Swami Kuvalayananda
  • 3
    Sthāpanā ( स्थापना ) A Foundation Course in Traditional Yoga
    • Session One - Yoga Fundamentals by Shree Subodh Tiwari
    • Session Two - History of Yoga Traditions by Dilip Dhunaja
    • Session Three - Indian Knowledge and Tradition by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Four - Definitions of Yoga by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Five - Yoga Application by Professor Ravindranath Bodhe
    • Session Six - Different methods to reach your goal by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Seven - Ashtanga Yoga: Yama Niyama by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Eight - Rest of Ashtanga Yoga by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Nine - Concept of Chitta by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Ten - Chanting by Dr Rajani Pradhan
    • Session Eleven - Hatha Yogi Texts by Dr. Sharad Bhalekar
    • Session Twelve - Schools of Yoga by Dr. Rajeshwar Mukhopadhyay
    • Session Thirteen - Yoga psychology by Professor Bhogal
    • Session Fourteen - Yoga Therapy by Dr Bhalekar
    • Session Fifteen - Part 1 Yoga & Value Education by Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe
    • Session Sixteen - Part 2 Yoga & Value Education by Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe
    • Session Seventeen - Part 1 Yogic Anatomy & Physiology by Dr Bhalekar
    • Session Eighteen - Part 2 Yogic Anatomy & Physiology by Dr Bhalekar
    • Session Nineteen - Part 3 Yogic Anatomy & Physiology by Dr Bhalekar
    • Session Twenty - Physiological Aspects by Dilip Dhunaja
    • Session Twenty One - Philosophy of Yoga by Dr. Rajeshwar Mukhopadhyay
    • Session Twenty Two - Scientific Research by Dr Praseeda Menon
    • Session Twenty Three - What is Yoga by Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe
    • Session Twenty Four - Gurus and Masters by Shri Subodh Tiwari
    • Session Twenty Five - Part 1 Asana Practices by Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit
    • Session Twenty Six - Part 2 Asana Practices by Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit
    • Session Twenty Seven - Preparatory practice by Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit
    • Session Twenty Eight - Pranayama practices by Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit
    • Study Evaluation

Cost

30 sessions of around 30 minutes each of Engaging online video content .