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SMET Instructor Certification Course

What is SMET (Self-Management of Excessive Tension)?

Specialised Yoga Certificate Program to teach Corporate Sector

SMET is a certificate program designed by Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA). The University is famous for its collaborative research projects in the U.S.A and U.K. The University’s work has a presence in 20 countries worldwide. (www.svyasa.org)

SMET (Self-Management of Excessive Tension) will train the student systematically in Stress Management Instruction techniques. This course integrates various important aspects of Yoga-Asanas (postures), Pranayamas (breathing techniques), Meditation (Cyclic Meditation), and the essence of Yogic Literature and Philosophy into a holistic composite, thus enabling the student to understand and apply the knowledge of Yoga in its entirety. The course is truly insightful and empowering, designed not only to impart techniques of teaching Stress Management but also to facilitate learner to begin his or her own journey of self-awareness and development in corporate world.

The certificate program which is rewarding and enriching will be conducted by Ancient Academy in association with Vyasa Yoga, Singapore.

About SMET (Self-Management of Excessive Tension) Structure

The structure of SMET is based on more than 35 years of in-depth study in the field of Yoga and Spirituality by S-VYASA. Research behind this Certification Program largely follows the direction given by Swami Vivekananda, who pronounced that we need to combine the best of West (modern scientific research) with the best of the East (Yoga and spiritual lore) to bring a grand harmony and peace on earth.

The objective of conducting SMET Certificate Course throughout the world is to bring forth the holistic vision and spiritual lore of Yoga into one’s life. The result would be a positive physical health, mental strength, peace, harmony leading to efficiency and growth. It aims to help solve problems of modern society and build ideal social orders.

This two weeks program aims to share yoga techniques for successful management of personal and work-related stress. Professionals will learn a multi-dimensional approach to manage stress at the physical, mental, emotional and intellectual levels. SMET (Self-Management for Excessive Tension) is based on scientifically proven yogic techniques which will allow the practitioner to calm down the mind, take it to a heightened state of awareness and concentration.

Learn to manage your Stress by attending Self-Management of Excessive Tension workshop. You can get rid of sleepless nights and endless thoughts by practicing Cyclic Meditation.

Cyclic Meditation is a simple and effective technique to relieve stress and induce deep sleep and relaxation. It is based on the principle of stimulation and relaxation. There are proven results that,
CM can reduce the number of hours needed in order to feel rejuvenated.

If the mind is dull, wake it up”, “If the mind is over-active, allow it to get calm”, “And when it is balanced, allow it to remain that way”

More than 900 Yoga instructors are trained in Singapore for the last 12 years and total 40,000 instructors all over world by VYASA, Bangalore during the last 35 years. Those are Corporate Executives, Housewives, Students, Yoga Instructors, Yoga Therapist, Doctors etc.

Why SMET Certification?

Professionals need sensitivity, brilliance and creativity. But in the process of career advancement one’s stress levels rise and this ultimately leads to deteriorating health. Also any activity related to computer leads to Musculoskeletal, Emotional and Visual problems. With SMET all these issues can be avoided or managed if they occur.

SMET (Self Management of Executive Tension) Program is exclusively developed for those having “work pressure” and ‘Occupational Stress’ in corporate world. The techniques are simple but very much effective if practiced regularly.

    • Research based Practical Techniques (30 min of SMET practice gives 6 hours of sleep relaxation)
    • Easy to learn & perform Practically (Anyone can do practice no prior yoga practice require))
    • Prevention & Management of Asthma, Nasal Allergy, High & Low BP, Ischemic, Heart Disease (IHD), Anxiety Neurosis, Depression, Gastritis, Diabetes, Obesity, Migraine, Rheumatism, Low back pain, Arthritis, Menstrual disorders and many more.
    • Get a Global Recognition as Stress Management Trainer
      • Better Job opportunity in corporate world around the world
    • Value addition for Yoga instructors & must to know for Yoga Therapist

Benefits of SMET:

Who should attend?

1. Deep Rest induced in 30 minutes (see Research Video)
2. More than six hours of good sleep
3. Reduced number of hours needed for sleep
4. Improve Work Efficiency & Decision Making
5. Improve effective Time Management
6. Reduced absenteeism and hospital admission

  • Professionals
  • Corporate Officers
  • Doctors
  • Lawyers
  • Housewives
  • Students

SMET Syllabus


1. Introduction to SMET
2. Introduction to Stress
3. Stress & Its Releases
4. Concept of Awareness
5. Expansion of Awareness
6. Group Dynamics
7. Concept of Merging
8. Application of SMET
a. Corporate
b. Therapy
c. Education
d. Personality Development
e. Spiritual Development
9. Assignments
10. Theory Exam
11. SMET Lesson Plan


1. Asanas (Postures)
2. Pranayama
3. Meditation
4. Relaxation Techniques
5. Concept of Stimulation & Relaxation
6. Understand Stress Points
7. Understand Awareness
8. Sound Vibrations & Visualisation
9. Group Practice
10. Expansion Practice
11. Teaching Technique
12. Practical Evaluation
13. Report Presentation
14. SMET Starter Kit (Audio, Video & Web Applications)

Week Day Evening Batch
Date: TBA

Fees: S$ 750/- (For YICC / YTCC)
S$ S$ 850/- (For Guest / Walk-in)

Prashant conducts workshops on Stress Management for corporations like Apple, Microsoft. He also conducts Personal Training, Yoga Therapy for various occupational health issues along with workshops on Back Pain, Anxiety & Depression, Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive disorders, Obesity etc., through Ayurveda, Yoga & Sound – Meditation.

Prashant’s extensive knowledge combined with Ayurveda has enabled him to treat various psychosomatic ailments such as Asthma, High BP, Back Pain, Anxiety & Depression, Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive disorders, Obesity etc., through Ayurveda, Yoga & Meditation. His intensive Software Development Knowledge helps to develop unique Online Applications for Yoga & Ayurveda for individuals, hospitals, clinics, studios and patients at large.

Prashant is Certified Yoga Instructor, Therapist and SMET Certified Instructor (under direct guidance from Dr Nagendra) from S-VYASA (Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana), world famous Yoga University Bangalore India.

He has been an active Senior Yoga Instructor & Therapist of the Vyasa Yoga, Singapore.

Conducted SMET workshop

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