Yoga Teacher Training Final Exam

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5 Koshas
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Sheaths: Anamayakosha, Pranamayakosha, Manomayakosha, Vjnanamayakosha, Anandamayakosha
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Annamaya kosha
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Anna means food the outermost of the koshas is called the sheath of food
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Pranamaya kosha
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Prana means energy.
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Manamaya kosha
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Mana means mind.
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Vijnanamaya kosha
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Vijnana means knowing
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Anandamaya kosha
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Ananda means bliss
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3 Gunas
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Rajas, tamas, sattva
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6 types of joints
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ball & socket, hinge, ellipsoidal, saddle (elbow), pivot, gliding,
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4 movements of shoulders
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protraction, retration, elevation, depression
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prana
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the life energy that rides the breath
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Pancha Vayu
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5 winds/ 5 directions of the breath
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5 directions of the breath
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pranavayu, apanavayu, vyanavayu, samanavayu, udana vayu
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pranavayu
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inhale, upward, lifting
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apanavayu
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exhale, grounding, stability
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vyanavayu
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flow of prana out to extremities
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Samanavayu
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contracting to the core, digestive fire
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udanavayu
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special pathway that moves up to top chakra (sahasrara)
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chakras
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muladara, svadhisthana, manipura, anahata, visuddha, anjana, sahasrara
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Tibialis Anterior
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dorsiflexion of foot, inversion
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peroneus longus
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plantarflexions, eversion
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Atha
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now
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shastras
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holy teachings: Upanishads, Gita, Mahabarata
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samadhi
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a mind that is well placed is placed in samadhi, absorbed
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chitta vritta
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turnings of the mind
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dharma
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duty or nature, essential quality
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Chittaya Dharmi
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Conditions of the mind: Ksipta/tossed, mudam/sleepy/dull, viskiptam/sometimes distracted, ekagman/onepointedfocus, nirudham/still/stopped/resting
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ksipta
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tossed mind
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mudam
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dull mind
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viskiptam
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sometimes distracted
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ekagman
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one pointed
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nirudham
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still, stopped, at rest
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prakriti
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nature
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purusha
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consciousness
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8 major joints (Grilley)
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wrist/forearm, elbow, shoulder, neck, lumbar spine, pelvis, knee, ankle
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clavicle and scapula move together
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remember this
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savikalpa samadhi
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samadhi with an object of meditation
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karma
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actions or the results of actions
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avidya
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ignorance
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ahmisa
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non violence to self or others (1 of 5 yamas)
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satya
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truth (1 of 5 yamas)
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asteya
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non stealing (1 of 5 yamas)
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brahmacharya
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chastity, non-sensuality (1 of 5 yamas)
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aparigraha
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non-coveting (1 of 5 yamas)
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Yama
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right living (external)
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Niyama
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restraints (internal)
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Shaucha
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cleanliness of thought, mind and body. 1 of 5 niyama
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Santosha
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happy satisfaction; good contentment 1 of 5 niyama
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tapas
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austerity niyama 1 of 5 niyama
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Svādhyāya
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self study 1 of 5 niyama
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Ishvarapranidhana
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surrender to god 1 of 5 niyama
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Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
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1 Yama 2 Niyama 3 Asana 4 Prāṇāyāma 5 Pratyahara 6 Dharana 7 Dhyana 8 Samadhi
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asana
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pose
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pranayama
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control of the energy that rides the breath
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pratyahara
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withdrawal of the senses
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dharana
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concentration – holding or fixing the mind
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dhyana
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meditation- sustained concentration
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nirvikalpa samadhi
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absorption without an object of meditation
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asmita
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i am-ness
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svarupa
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the mind in its own true nature – sattvic – glimpsed between oms
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sa
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with
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vastu
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substance
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rupa
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form
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Klista
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harmful events that turn you away from san culpa: misconceptions/fantasy = vikalpa, incorrect knowledge = viparyaya sleep = nidra memory = smriti correct knowledge is pramana
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pramana
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right knowledge
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aklishta
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turns you toward san culpa = right knowledge
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san culpa
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intention
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How do you remove vrittis?
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practice, non-attachment
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nadis
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\”rivers\” Ida = left/female, from spine base to nostril Pingala – right/male, from right base to right nostril sushamna – central/up the spine
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svadhisthana
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2nd chakra
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manipura
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3rd chakra
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anahata
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4th chakra
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vishuddha
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5th chakra
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anjana or ajna
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6th chakra
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sahasrara
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7th chakra
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muladhara
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1st chakra
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The 3 bandhas
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Uddiyana Jalandara Mula
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Rechaka
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the outward flow or exhalation
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puraka
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the inward flow or inhalation
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kumbhaka
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is pausing after the breath on exhalation or inhalation
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Kappalabhati
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the skull polishing breath
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4 branches of avidya
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ego (asmita) desire (raga) rejection/aversion (dvesa) fear (Abhinivesa) (aka the kleshas)
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raga
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desire (1 of 4 branches of avidya)
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asmita
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i am-ness (1 of 4 branches of avidya)
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dvesa
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aversion/rejection (1 of 4 branches of avidya)
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abhinivesa
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fear (1 of 4 branches of avidya)
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yogashchittavrittinirodhah
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yoga is the cessation of the turnings of the mind
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3 aspects of citta (consciousness)
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manas = mind, buddhi = intellect, ahamkara = ego
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manas
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mind
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buddhi
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intellect
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ahmakara
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ego
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pramana
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correct knowledge
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samskara
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past impression, ruts formed by past habits
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4 qualities that accompany samadhi
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reasoning, reflecting, rejoicing & pure I-amnesss
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sthula / savitarka samadhi
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concentration on a gross object
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sukshma / savichar samadhi
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concentration on subtle elements
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jivan mukta
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a person who live but has been liberated from the world – pure consciousness
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9 obstacles
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Fifi’s dedicated dad never leaves cheese in France failure to maintain doubt disease negligence laziness craving incorrect understanding failure to attain
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2 qualities of an asana
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shtira and sukha (steady & sweet)
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5 qualities to attain on path
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strength/virya, memory/smriti, faitth/sraphdha, contemplation/samadhi, discernment
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pranava
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the mystic sound om
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japa
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repetition of a mantra
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4 parts of spine
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cervical lordosis 7 ) thoracic kyphosis 12 ( lumbar lordosis 5 ) sacral kyphosis (
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4 types of samadhi
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savitarka – object in a particular for nivitarka – image of an object, but specific known object savichara – focusing on undefinable/purusha nivichara – 6 stages that align with 6 lower chakras – eventually transcended to pure being
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final stage of samadhi
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nirvikalpa – pure being
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dryshyam
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the seen/prakriti
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maya
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the superficial veil through which we see the world
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viveka
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wisdom, clear understanding
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3 constituents of yoga practice (kriyaa)
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tapas (pain/purification), svadyaya (self study/sacred tests), isvara pranidhanam (surrender to personal god)
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how do you destroy kleshas
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meditation
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prakti paksha bhavana
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cultivating the opposite

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