VIRARUPA II


These paths are designed for a student who feels a deep desire to progress through the levels of Warrior, Scholar, and Sage. Rasa Yoga offers four levels of training, which exceed the Yoga Alliance certification standards and qualify the successful graduate to teach skillfully. This path's structure is defined below, organized as "Kramas" or stages.

Virarupa II Training is designed for the committed student that has been training at the Virarupa I level. This program facilitates a deeper understanding and upward growth of the student. Students may commit to Virarupa II at any time during or after completion of Virarupa I Training.

REQUIREMENTS:

Our program is structured in smaller levels, or kramas. These can be completed in any order within the program.

KRAMA 6 - BUDDHI / Mastering Mind-Body Dynamics
Workshop - Ayurveda: Cultivating Vitality & Wisdom
Workshop - Meditation Intensive: Dhyana
Homework - Class agendas
Private Lessons (10)

KRAMA 7 - PRANA / Evolving the Body
Workshop - Advanced Anatomy of Yoga
Workshop - Rasa Asana Immersion
Homework - Advanced Asana Manual
Classroom hours - general class attendance (300 hrs)

KRAMA 8 - TEJAS / Evolving Consciousness
Workshop - Weekend Intensive: Yoga as Pranayama
Workshop - Weekend Intensive: Yoga as Self-Mastery
Workshop - Leadership Development I: Advanced Art of Teaching
Workshop - Leadership Development II: Yoga Sadhana
Workshop (ongoing) - Being Yoga (1 year)
Homework - Bhagavad Gita paper & presentation

KRAMA 9 - SHAKTI / Becoming Yoga
Workshop - Smarana Intensive (Student Teacher)
Rasa Vidya: Residential Yoga Intensive
Homework - Yoga Cikitsa Manual
Assessment

KRAMA 10 - BHAKTI / Yoga of Devotion
Seva (25 hrs) & Student Teaching (110 hrs)

To read more about the programs, check out our Curriculum Guide.

Virarupa I


These paths are designed for a student who feels a deep desire to progress through the levels of Warrior, Scholar, and Sage. Rasa Yoga offers four levels of training, which exceed the Yoga Alliance certification standards and qualify the successful graduate to teach skillfully. This path's structure is defined below, organized as "Kramas" or stages.

Virarupa I Training is for the student in the beginning stages of the warrior's path. This program offers greater commitment, consistency and accountability than the Mind/Body Training Courses and is a foundation for a deepening life practice of Yoga.

REQUIREMENTS:

Our program is structured in smaller levels, or kramas. These can be completed in any order within the program.

KRAMA 1 - RASA / Introduction to Mind/Body Dynamics
Workshop - Ayurveda: Holistic Living
Workshop - Meditation Intensive: Dharana
Homework - Yoga Sutras & Pranayama papers

KRAMA 2 - ANNAMAYA / Understanding the Body
Workshop - Anatomy of Yoga
Workshop - Asana Immersion
Homework - Asana Manual
Classroom hours - general class attendance (150 hrs)

KRAMA 3 - VICHARA / Understanding Consciousness
Workshop - Weekend Intensive: Yoga as Pranayama
Workshop - Leadership Development I: Advanced Art of Teaching
Workshop (ongoing) - Being Yoga (3 months)
Homework - Lesson Plans

KRAMA 4 - KARUNA / Living Yoga
Workshop - Smarana Intensive (Student)
Homework - Research Project: Paper & Presentation

KRAMA 5 - KARMA / Yoga in Action
Seva (20 hrs), Student Teaching (20 hrs), & Assessment

To read more about the programs, check out our Curriculum Guide.