How to prepare for the course
Upon receipt of your deposit payment, you will receive from us
- a list of pre-course study material and course text books,
- details of your allocated shared-library book,
- a list of asana names in English and Sanskrit,
- lists of key anatomical terminology and concepts,
- guidance on how to prepare in terms of your asana practice.
We ask you familiarise yourself with the above material before the course to facilitate your effective participation on the intensive nature of our training.
Please also study your allocated shared library book so that you are familiar with it and can easily tell about it to your fellow trainees.
An overriding guidance our past graduates ask us to pass on to future trainees year after year is that you take the time to study the pre-course material and read the recommended books. Besides our own course-specific handouts, in the pre-course reading material you will receive upon enrolment to the course, and after your deposit has been received, there are some very helpful and practical books we recommend you read and bring with you to the course. There are also books that we recommend you familiarise yourself with to become acquainted with terminology and concepts, especially in anatomy and physiology. These books you do not need to bring with you to the course.
You will receive extensive course manuals at the start of the course and various handouts on specific subjects as the course progresses. The better prepared you are through your pre-course study, the easier it will be for you to follow the anatomy presentations, absorb the teachings shared both orally and in writing and the smoother the intensive format of the course will be for you.
As the course will be taught in English, we highly recommend that non-native speakers of English prepare themselves in advance a glossary of terms in their own language of key terms and concepts that they find in the pre-course material. Additionally, it is helpful to bring along a dictionary to the course.