Spring 2019 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Shanti Yoga Studio, Nelson BC, April 16 - May 17 , $2400 Early Bird Pricing

Spend a full month immersed in the blissful world of yoga.

Brilliant instruction. Remarkable progression. We invite you to come study with us.

Nelson enjoys spectacular weather in April & May.  Our Training schedule allows ample time to enjoy all this location has to offer. Breathtaking hikes, beautiful Kootenay Lake and the charming boutique town of Nelson.

Early Bird Tuition is $2400 until January 31 2019. Regular Tuition is $2600.

 

 Upon completion of our month long 200 Hour Training you are certified to teach Yoga worldwide.

 

Week I – Connecting to yoga

Asana

  • Developing a Daily Yoga Practice.
  • Alignment Principles: The Power of the Aligned Spine.
  • Iyengar vs. Pattabhi Jois: Precision vs. Breath.
  • Modern Yoga.

Theory

  • The Paths of Yoga.
  • Pranayama Introduction: The Power of Breath.
  • Meditation: Introduction to Techniques.
  • Introducing Yoga History.
  • Introducing Yoga Philosophy.
  • The Energy of Yoga.
  • Introducing Ethics.

Teaching

  • Teaching with the Breath.
  • Beginning Teaching Technique: Symmetrical Postures and Asymmetrical Postures-Creating Balanced Action.
  • Observation Games in Simple Postures.
  • Teaching Simple Sun Salutations.

Week II: Enriching understanding & discovering the teacher within

Asana

  • Tapping into the Enrichment of the Daily Practice.
  • Inversion Workshop.
  • Backbend Workshop.

Yoga History & Philosophy

  • Focused History and Philosophy: Classical and Tantra.
  • Introducing Ayurveda
  • Determining Doshas: Seeing Types of Students.

Theory

  • Opening to Grace: Deeper Layers of the Yoga Practice.
  • Introduction to Yin Yoga and the benefits of Restorative Yoga.
  • Pre and Post Natal Yoga.
  • Ethics in Practice

Teaching

  • Level II Teaching Technique: Sequencing and Transitions.
  • Learning to Articulate Concisely.
  • Types of Language.

Anatomy

  • Introduction to Functional Anatomy
  • Understanding Biomechanics of Movement

Week III: Deepening the practice, being the teacher.

Asana

  • Advancing the Daily Practice.
  • Inversion Workshop Level II
  • Backbend Workshop Level II

Yoga History & Philosophy

  • The Upanishads
  • The Sutras: Applying Ancient Wisdom to Modern Day Yoga

Theory

  • Themes: Adding Meaning to Classes
  • The Business of Yoga: Creating Success
  • Ethical Business Practices
  • Deepened Pranayama

Teaching

  • Refining Technique: The Teaching Practice.
  • Developing Observation Skills.
  • Designing Classes

Anatomy

  • Anatomy Level II
  • Respiratory Anatomy

Week IV: Revealing a powerful teacher.

Asana

  • The Daily Asana Practice Fully Revealed.
  • Structural Therapy.
  • The Brilliance of the Ashtanga Practice.

Theory

  • The Chakras.
  • The Nadis.
  • The Energetic Body.

Teaching

  • Designing Routines for Private Clients.
  • Developing a Private Intake
  • Finding Your Voice: Practice, Practice, Practice

Week V: Revealing a powerful teacher.

The Final Days of Study:

  • Drawing Inspiration from Daily Self Practice.
  • Continued Asana Review.
  • Refining Teaching Technique:
  • Tutorials & Small Class Practices.
  • Practicums.
  • Supported Debrief & Evaluations.