BA (Yoga)

COURSE OUTLINE

The art of practicing yoga is a great way to control your mind, body and soul. It brings together various disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind; helping practitioners to manage stress and anxiety, and thus, stay calm. Physically, it helps to increase flexibility and muscle strength.

This 3year bachelor’s degree course in Yoga will help to learn and attain expertise in this field. Students will learn about principles of yoga shastra, different yogasanas, yogic counseling, yoga practices and techniques. They will also learn about yogic diet and use of yoga in treating common ailments. Students will also learn how yoga can be associated with education, how it can lead to personality development and will produce professionals who can be skilled yoga trainers themselves.

COURSE STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

  1. HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
  2. BASIC YOGA PRACTICES
  3. YOGA AND EDUCATION
  4. INTRODUCTION TO SANSKRIT
  5. COMPUTER AND STATISTICS
  6. PSYCHOLOGY LAB TRAINING

SEMESTER 2

  1. HUMAN SYSTEM ACCORDING TO YOGA
  2. HATHA YOGA
  3. PSYCHOLOGY AND YOGIC COUNSELING
  4. CLASSICAL YOGASANAS
  5. YOGA AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
  6. INTRODUCTION TO AYUSH

SEMESTER 3

  1. MEDITATION TECHNIQUES
  2. ADVANCE YOGASANAS AND KRIYAS-1
  3. ADVANCE YOGASANAS AND KRIYAS-2
  4. LIFE HISTORY OF YOGIS AND YOGINIS OF INDIA
  5. YOGIC DIET
  6. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

SEMESTER 4

  1. COMMON AILMENTS
  2. YOGA FOR COMMON AILMENTS
  3. AERIAL YOGA
  4. PATANJALI YOGA SUTRA
  5. BHAGAWAD GITA, EPICS AND PURANS
  6. VEDIC CHANTING AND DEVOTIONAL MUSIC

SEMESTER 5

  1. AQUA YOGA
  2. YOGA TEACHING TECHNIQUES
  3. STRESS MANAGEMENT
  4. MEDICINAL VALUES OF HERBS
  5. END TERM PROJECT

SEMESTER 6

  1. ADVANCE YOGA TECHNIQUES
  2. VARMA AND SIMPLE MASSAGE TECHNIQUES
  3. YOGIC LESSON PLAN FOR TEACHING IN SCHOOLS
  4. POWER YOGA
  5. END TERM PROJECT

Scope & Career Opportunities

⦁ YOGA SPECIALIST
⦁ YOGA INSTRUCTOR
⦁ YOGA TEACHER FOR SCHOOLS
⦁ YOGA THERAPIST
⦁ YOGA ADVISOR AND CONSULTANT
⦁ YOGA PRACTITIONER
⦁ RESEARCH OFFICER- YOGA AND NATUROPATHY
⦁ PUBLICATION OFFICER (YOGA)
⦁ YOGA COUNSELLOR AND DIET SPECIALIST