CorePower Yoga Teacher Training

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Yama
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Social contracts/restraints (there are 5)
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Niyama
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Personal behaviors/observances (there are 5)
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Chakra
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Concentrated areas of energy aligned vertically in the body that relate to eachother as well as specific areas of the body/mind/spirit
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Om/Aum
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Sound of the entire universe
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Ahimsa
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Non-violence
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Asteya
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Non-stealing
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Santosha
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Contentment
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Bandha
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Lock or bond Stopping outflow of energy and reversing it inward
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Vinyasa
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Flow
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Pranayama
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Breath/Life Force/Vital Energy
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Saucha
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Cleanliness
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Samadhi
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Enlightenment
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Satya
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Truthfulness
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Brahmacharya
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Moderation of the senses (specifically sexuality)
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Namaste
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The divine in me recognizes the divine in you
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Yoga
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Realization of oneness of being Experience that we are all one, and lacking nothing Yoke, to join, union
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Svadhyaya
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Self study and reflection
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Ujjayi
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Victorious breath
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Uddiyana
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Abdominal Lock (Uddiyana Bandha)
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Asana
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A yogic posture, the practice of yoga \”Seat\”
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Aparigraha
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Non-hoarding and non-attachment
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Dharana
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Focus/concentration
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Isvara-Pranidhana
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A surrender for the small self to the higher self; Devotion
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Dhyana
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Meditation
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Patanjali
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Author(s) of yoga; Wrote \”The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali\” between 200 BCE and 200 CE
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Tapas
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\”Heat\”; Self-Discipline
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Pratyahara
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Withdrawal from the senses
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10 CorePower Yoga Principles
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(1) Asana (2) Prana (3) Vinyasa (4) Tapas (5) Drishti and Dharana (6) Alignment and Safety (7) Uddiyana Bandha (8) Rhythm (9) Set students up for success (10) Have fun
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8 Limbs of Yoga
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(1) Yama (2) Niyama (3) Asana (4) Pranayama (5) Pratyahara (6) Dharana (7) Dyana (8) Samadhi
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5 Yamas
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(1) Ahimsa: Non-Violence (2) Satya: Truthfulness (3) Asteya: Non-Stealing (4) Brahmacharya: Sensual Moderation (5) Aparigraha: Non-Attachment / Non-Hoarding
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5 Niyamas
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(1) Saucha: Cleanliness (2) Santosha: Contentment (3) Tapas: \”Heat\”; Self-Discipline (4) Svadhyaya: Self-Study and Reflection (5) Isvara-Pranidhana: Devotion
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7 Chakras
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(1) Muladhara: Base of the tailbone/spine (2) Swadisthana: Reproductive organs (3) Manipura: Solar plexus/belly (4) Anahata: Heart (5) Vishuddha: Neck, Throat, Ears, Mouth (6) Ajna: Third eye (7) Sahasrara: Top of the head
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Muladhara Chakra (1)
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\”Root Place\”; Tailbone; Red; Basic Needs Poses: Standing and balancing poses, Mula Bandha Governs: basic needs, relationships Sound: LAM
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Swadisthana Chakra (2)
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\”Her favorite standing place\”; Reproductive organs/sacrum; Orange; How we experience ourselves in relation to others Poses: forward folds, hip openers Sound: VAM
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Manipura Chakra (3)
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\”City of jewels\”; Solar plexus; Yellow; Center of personal power Poses: Twisting poses, Core Governs: Self-esteem, personal power Sound: RAM
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Anahata Chakra (4)
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\”Unstruck\”; Heart/upper back/arms/hands; Green; Selflessness Poses: Backbends Governs: Compassion, empathy Sound: YAM
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Vishuddha Chakra (5)
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\”Pure\”; Neck/throat/ears/mouth; Blue; Truth in communication Poses: Fish pose, ujjayi breath Governs: truth and authentic voice Sound: HAM
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Ajna Chakra (6)
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\”Perceive\” or \”Command\”; Third eye; Indigo; Intuition Poses: Child’s pose, Namaste, Aum Governs: intuition, knowledge Sound: OM
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Sahasrara Chakra (7)
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\”Thousand Fold\” or \”Thousand Petals\”; Top of the head; Violet, white, light; Link to the divine Poses: Headstand, embryo Governs: consciousness Sound: Silent OM

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