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Self-paced Course: 40 Hrs Yogic Neuroscience and Pscyhology

40 Hours course on Yog­ic Neu­ro­science and Psy­chol­o­gy

Yog­ic prac­tices have a num­ber of ben­e­fits and have sig­nif­i­cant impact on the brain. This cer­tifi­cate course touch­es upon the sci­ence and prac­tice of Yoga from a neu­ro­science per­spec­tive.

Fee Rs. 3000



Yog­ic Neu­ro­science

Yoga The­o­ry from Yoga Dar­shana Shas­tra Yoga­su­tra (Select Sutras) Prac­tices Neu­ro­science Research Insights on ben­e­fits of Asana, Pranaya­ma, Dha­rana and Dhyana

Yog­ic Pscy­hol­o­gy

Ses­sion 1: Intro­duc­tion to Yoga Dar­shana and var­i­ous Yog­ic texts–

Dar­shana shas­tras (Indi­an philo­soph­i­cal sys­tems) and place of Yoga in them. High­lights of var­i­ous Yog­ic texts includ­ing Yoga­su­tra of Patan­jali, Hathayo­ga Pradipi­ka, Gheran­da Samhi­ta, Yoga Yag­navalkya and Bha­gavad Gita

Ses­sion 2: Sum­ma­ry of Yoga­su­tra of Patan­jali–

Sum­ma­ry of Samad­hi Pada, Sad­hana Pada, Vib­huti Pada and Kaivalya Pada. Chant­i­ng of select sutras from Yoga­su­tra of Patan­jali

Ses­sion 3: Neu­rons, Ner­vous sys­tem and Endocrine sys­tem –

Behav­ior and the impact of Yoga

Under­stand­ing human psy­chol­o­gy through the endocrine sys­tem and ner­vous sys­tems. Using sci­en­tif­ic stud­ies to under­stand the impact of Yog­ic prac­tices on human emo­tions and behav­ior

Ses­sion 4: Sens­ing the world around us: Pan­chakosha, Indriya, Avastha Trayi–

Under­stand­ing Pan­chakosha: Anna­maya, Prana­maya, Manomaya, Vij­nana­maya and Anan­damaya. High­light­ing the var­i­ous avastha: Jagrit, Swap­na and Sushup­ti from a mod­ern sci­ence and yog­ic per­spec­tive.

Ses­sion 5: Under­stand­ing per­son­al­i­ty: West­ern and East­ern per­spec­tive–

Under­stand­ing con­di­tioned behav­ior and per­son­al­i­ty traits through mod­ern psy­chol­o­gy. How Yoga impacts per­son­al­i­ty lead­ing to a pos­i­tive out­look of life.

Ses­sion 6 Emo­tions: Kle­shas, Gunas and prac­tices for pos­i­tive emo­tions–

Under­stand­ing Gunas through the Bha­gavad Gita, process of kle­shas, sam­skaras and vrit­tis through Yoga­su­tra.

Ses­sion 7 Stages of Devel­op­ment and Learn­ing–

West­ern mod­el of Cog­ni­tive and emo­tion­al devel­op­ment, Sam­skaras, Indi­an knowl­edge sys­tems, Cog­ni­tion and Con­di­tion­ings

Ses­sion 8 Psy­cho­log­i­cal Prob­lems and Yoga as a Solu­tion–

Mod­ern day men­tal health issues like stress, depres­sion and anx­i­ety and how Yog­ic prac­tices can help solve them

Ses­sion 9 Purushartha with focus on Moksha/Kaivalya, Sum­ma­ry of past ses­sions–

Under­stand­ing the pur­pose of human life and the goal of Yoga as Kaivalya as stat­ed in the Yoga­su­tra

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