Yoga Vidya Niketan (YVN) founded by Padma Shri Yogacharya Sadashiv Nimbalkar first designed the Graded Course, in four parts, viz., Preliminary, Intermediate, pre-Standard and standard, these courses have been recognized by Govt. of Maharashtra, which you introduced in ‘Summer Course’, the most prestigious activity of Yoga Vidya Niketan since 1974.
Govt. of Maharashtra also recognized Yoga Vidya Niketan as an Institute to promote Yoga and impart training through education and research. Thus YVN started the One Year Diploma Course, “Diploma in Yogic Education”.
The course will have four subjects: Anatomy & Physiology, Education Psychology, Yogic Science (Philosophy & Applications – Ashtanga Yoga) and Yoga Practices (Hatha Yoga: Kriya, Mudra, Bandha, Asana & Pranayama Practices). Besides the curriculum includes Educational Excursion, Annual Thematic Exhibition, Lesson planing and teaching and Internship to teach common masses by holding Yoga class for one month daily for one and half an hour.