TEACHER TRAINING: JULY 9TH - AUGUST 6TH 2017

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Teacher Training: $1684

July 9, 2017 - August 6, 2017

This program encourages students to take the seat of a teacher and to step forth with an open heart, clear intention, and knowledge grounded in:

  • Exploring the dynamics and sequencing of power, vinyasa, and flow yoga
  • Integrating pranayama, meditation, and yin/restorative techniques into your classes
  • Understanding anatomy, modifications, primary contraindications, and the key benefits of asana
  • Be confident in the proper use and technique of mindful, safe adjustments
  • A basic understanding of Sanskrit, Yogic philosophy including Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita
  • Practical experience teaching and adjusting

What is Yoga? It is action! It is a means of tapping into your full potential right NOW. Yoga strengthens your willpower and your personal awareness and brings mind, body, and spirit into balance and connects to a higher state of consciousness.It is about accessing a cause for something big in your life and opens you up to all possibilities that life has to offer.

Our emphasis lies in giving you a dynamic sequence of postures and the tools to teach an energetic, forceful class to lead your students to purification. These posture clinics will allow you to find your teaching voice and the compassion to guide your students. By the end of the training, you'll be able to guide your students to balance their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

This 200+ hour Yoga Alliance certified Arjuna Yoga Teacher Training program will allow you to feel confident in your ability to teach students safely and effectively and will give you tremendous insight into the world of yoga.

The program is for aspiring teachers as well as students who want to deepen their understanding of yoga as a practice and a way of living.

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KEY ELEMENTS

This program encourages students to take the seat of a teacher and to step forth with an open heart, clear intention, and knowledge grounded in:

  • Exploring the dynamics and sequencing of power, vinyasa, and flow yoga
  • Integrating pranayama, meditation, and yin/restorative techniques into your classes
  • Understanding anatomy, modifications, primary contraindications, and the key benefits of asana
  • Be confident in the proper use and technique of mindful, safe adjustments
  • A basic understanding of Sanskrit, Yogic philosophy including Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita
  • Practical experience teaching and adjusting

Recommended Reading List:

  • The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy, and Practice by George Feuerstein
  • The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, New Translation with Commentary
  • Yoga Mala by Sri K. Pattabhijois
  • Bhagavad Gita: New Translation by Stephen Mitchell
  • The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar
  • Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
  • Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
  • Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by David H. Coulter
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CURRICULUM

TECHNIQUES & PRACTICE

  • Principles of alignment
  • Energetics of asana
  • Modifications and variations
  • Teaching to different levels in one class
  • Working with injuries
  • Practice teaching
  • Posture clinics

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

  • Taking the seat of the teacher
  • Attitude and presence of the teacher
  • Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting, and instruction
  • Setting intention
  • Creative sequencing
  • Professional practice and ethics
  • Business of yoga

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

  • Physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.)
  • Subtle anatomy (chakras, nadis, vayus, and koshas)
  • Pregnancy guidelines