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Two-month course with yoga masters

Thailand’s role as a centre of health and wellness will be further strengthened when one of the world’s well-known practitioners of Hatha Yoga gives an intensive two-month course to instructors and trainers in Khao Lak later this year.


By The Phuket News

Sunday 31 August 2014, 01:00PM


The Sentido Graceland Khao Lak Resort and Spa will host the course by Indian yoga master, Bikram Choudury between September 14 to November 16. Applications are now open for the course, which is expected to attract about 400 participants from around the world.

The Bikram Yoga Teacher Training Course is described as an “exciting, hard-working, intensive, effective, amusing and glamorous” programme. Participants spend nine weeks immersed in the study of Bikram Yoga with Masters Bikram and Rajashree Choudhury and their staff of senior teachers.

The course, leading to a certificate of completion, will introduce participants to the basic knowledge needed to begin teaching this powerful, healing yoga. It covers asanas, anatomy, therapeutic applications and health benefits, nutrition, philosophy of Yoga and the Bikram Yoga dialogue.

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Through dedicated practice and study of the 26 postures, participants will expand their knowledge of the Bikram Method and prepare themselves to teach it.
Master Bikram Choudhury has held such training courses in the United States, Japan, Australia and many other parts of the world. He counts among his students many famous personalities, from countries’ presidents to Hollywood actors.

“In addition to studying yoga, participants also will have a chance to visit attractions in Phang Nga province and other surrounding provinces the south. The very fact that this course is being held in Thailand is a clear sign trust that Thailand is peaceful, safe and ready to welcome visitors,” remarked TAT Governor Thawatchai Aryunik.

The Sentido Graceland Khao Lak Resort and Spa is located on Bangsak Beach in Khao Lak, in the province of Phang Nga, 90 kilometres north of Phuket International Airport.

 

 

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