Course Objective

This course is a mixed of yoga practice and theory meant to give you some elements to understand Yoga, its philosophy, its goal, the practices and how they evolved over the time.

  • Start at a beginner’s level with 9 theory sessions and 9 simple asana classes the Heartfulness Way.

  • Experience the most effective practices for a modern Yogi.

  • A certificate of completion is delivered at the end of the course.

To start the course and access the videos, enrol to the program for free!

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

  • 2

    Day 1 - Yogic Lifestyle

    • Safe Practice

    • What is Yoga?

    • Food

    • Water

    • Breathing

    • Appetite & Bowel

    • Exercise

    • Sleep

    • Relaxation

  • 3

    Day 2 - History of Yoga

    • Simple flow with awareness

    • Introduction to History of yoga

    • Different paths of yoga

    • Periods of yoga

    • Yoga text's & pre-vedic period

    • Epic period

    • Classic period

    • Post classic period

    • What is Raja Yoga & Hatha Yoga

    • Modern period

  • 4

    Day 3 - Yogic Anatomy

    • Simple flow the goal of yoga

    • The story of Creation

    • Theory of Creation (Sankhya)

    • Five layers (Pancha Koshas)

    • 3 Bodies & Why are we unhappy

    • Recap

    • Meditation

  • 5

    Day 4 - Raja Yoga (The King of Yoga)

    • Simple flow exploring the subtle body

    • Introduction - The Mind

    • What is Raja Yoga?

    • Sankalpa and Transmission

    • Using Raja Yoga on the mat

    • Guided practice

    • Guided relaxation

    • Importance of Diary Writing

  • 6

    Day 5 - Meditation

    • Simple flow positive thinking

    • Introduction

    • What is meditation for you?

    • Definition of Meditation

    • Object of Meditation

    • How we meditate in heartfulness ?

    • Thoughts during meditation

  • 7

    Day 6 - The Heart Space

    • Simple flow followed by meditation

    • Introduction to chakras - Heart region

    • What is a Chakra?

    • Chakras & Anatomy

    • Classical chakras descriptions

    • 7 Classical chakras

    • Transmission & Sankalpa

    • Experience the Heart - Heartfulness Meditation

  • 8

    Day 7 - Heartfulness Cleaning

    • Simple flow exploring the heart space

    • Why Cleaning?

    • What do I Clean?

    • Why clean everyday?

    • When do I do my cleaning?

    • Attitude during the cleaning

    • Illustration of cleaning and practice

  • 9

    Day 8 - Inner Connect

    • Simple flow to guided cleaning

    • What is inner Connect?

    • How do we Practice?

    • Benefit at subconscious level.

    • Practice of Inner connect.

  • 10

    Day 9 - The condition

    • Simple flow: The prayer_Inner Connect

    • The Condition

    • Introduction to condition

    • What do I write?

    • Experience AEIOU

    • How to maintain condition?

    • Relevance on the yoga mat

  • 11


    • You have taken the first step !

    • Heartfulness Yoga Fundamentals - feedback form.

    • Further Steps in Yoga journey!


Director Heartfulness Yoga Academy

Dr. Veronique Nicolai

Véronique Nicolaï is a French Pediatrician (MD), meditation trainer and Yoga instructor (E-RYT500 – RYPT) settled in India with her family since 1999. She started her journey in Yoga with Heartfulness meditation in France as a medical student. Convinced that meditation is one of the simple lifestyle adjustments that can bring about significant change in the field of health, she currently drives Yoga events and courses for the Heartfulness Yoga Academy in Kanha Shanti Vanam, Hyderabad, India. She believes that adding yoga as part of the daily routine help children to grow into harmonious, confident and happy beings.

Lead Trainer

Marion Marceau

Prior to being a yoga teacher, Marion had a strong experience as an educator in France and abroad. Her love for Indian culture pushed her to settle down in India for many years where she learned Heartfulness meditation under the guidance of her Master and expanded her knowledge and experience in the realm of Yoga. Marion has been certified as a yoga teacher from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta organisation in India. Marion is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E- RYT 500) with Yoga Alliance.

Heartfulness Yoga Academy

Heartfulness Yoga Team

Vidhya, Soumya, Varsha, Shubhangi, Gayathri, Vaibhav, Ankur, Vishnu, Bala and Bhushan are Yoga Teachers working in the Heartfulness Yoga Academy. They all have completed their 500 hours Yoga training and are pursuing their MSc in Yoga and teach an international audience. They are passionately teaching Yoga and Heartfulness practice.

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