Spring 2019 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Shanti Yoga Studio, Nelson BC, April 16 - May 17 , $2500

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.

 

 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.