What You Gain from 240 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Students who complete the training program will be able to:
• Develop and deepen personal practice appropriate to their interests, needs and unique condition
• Understand an introductory level of terms and definitions of Yoga
• Understand a basic level of yoga anatomy specific to foundational asanas and physiology specific to asana, pranayama and guided relaxation.
• Demonstrate how to teach breath-centered movement, the biomechanics of asana, and adaptation of foundational postures used in group classes and individual sessions.
• Understand and teach breath adaptation in asana to create specific effects
• Teach simple breath awareness and introductory pranayama techniques
• Understand and chant select sutra-s from Chapters 1, 2 and 3 of the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali and learn several Vedic chants
• Create and teach sequences for specific intentions, including practice for different times of the day (e.g. sunrise yoga), interests (e.g. yoga for bikers, Vinyasa flow, gentle), age (e.g. yoga for seniors), gender (e.g. Men’s yoga), and intended outcomes (e.g. focus and alertness for test-taking, stress reduction for office workers, prepare for meditation)
• Demonstrate teaching methodology appropriate to the student(s)
• Understand key principles about teaching yoga throughout the lifecycle, including special populations like children, pregnant women, workers, and seniors.
• Teach at least 5 hours total during the course of the training through experiential sessions and a final teaching demonstration.
• Meet the standards set by the Yoga Alliance to become a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200 hour level (RYT-200)

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2014-15 Training Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016-17 Training Group

2016-17 Training Group