200 and 250 YTT Yoga Alliance Registered
Reserve your spot now for our
September 2019 Illuminated Teacher Training
Stay tuned for our 2019/2020 schedule
Trainings are held one weekend per month from September to March
Fridays 6 – 10pm
Saturdays 9am – 4pm
Sundays 9am – 4pm
About the Program
Becoming a yoga teacher is a high and noble calling.
The practice of yoga is both an art and science dedicated to creating a union between body, mind, and spirit.
Great teachers are leaders that take their students on a path of discovery.
Our 200 hr Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training program will:
- Create a NEW direction in your life
- Make you an empowered individual and yoga teacher
- Understand how to approach life with an entirely new skill set
- Connect with your own highest self
Upon completion students will gain knowledge in:
- Study of the Chakras and how they affect us personally and our student
- Examination of personal energy, including the building healing prana, expanding the auric field, releasing negative toxicity from the body
- Asana mechanics, cautions, and how to adapt asanas for limitations
- How to plan a class structure, and sequence and discover your own creative teaching style
- Discover and explore your shadow self in a weekend dedicated to the art of self-acceptance. You will understand how to embrace all parts of you, through new tools and life skills, that will guide you on the journey to truly becoming whole. This workshop is integral in the art of becoming connected, whole and compassionate as a yoga teacher and to everyone in your life. Through the understanding of projection and the mirror effect, you will loosen the hold of self-judgment and judgment of others in your life. This workshop is life changing, and a gift to everyone who embraces it
- Classic pranayama – learn yoga breathing techniques
- Yoga lifestyle, including yogic diet and magnetic living
- Anatomy and physiology for yoga teachers
- Prenatal yoga workshop – learn to teach prenatal yoga
- Yoga philosophy, including Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, and more
Pricing $3200 ( 200 RYT) and $3500 ( 250 RYT)
Please follow the in-class training dates below
Friday 6 – 10pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am – 5pm
September 16, 22-23
(For those registered in the 250 hour YTT the 50 hour Shadow Weekend will be held on November 16-18, 2018)
January 2019, 11-13
The Yoga Anatomy Course
The Yoga Anatomy course involves the study of the structure of the human body, including gross anatomy, an overview of tissue and organ systems. It will also cover the study of principles of movement, their application to yoga practice, and benefits and contraindications, which include healthy movement patterns. It also touches on energy anatomy, covering topics such as chakras, nadis, prana, and koshas. Carol Baxter, founder of Glow Yoga, will go into more depth into the topics of Energy anatomy within the rest of your course. The anatomy portion of your course will consist of 20 hours of lecture and 5 hours of practice applying anatomy and physiology principles to asana.
This anatomy course and class time adhere to Yoga Alliance standards as a measure of professional education and experience in the yoga teaching community. Their registry marks are globally-recognized symbols of standards-based knowledge in the field of yoga.
Course Objectives and Competencies
After completing this course the student will:
- Develop a functional knowledge of the gross anatomy of the human body systems listed in the outline.
- Develop a functional knowledge of the basic nomenclature and conventions used to study human anatomy and review the fundamentals of selected tissues of the body.
- Display knowledge of the relative positions and functions of the major body organs as well as their general anatomical locations for the body systems covered in Human Anatomy. • Bones • Muscles • Connective tissue • Endocrine system • Nervous system • The cell – brief overview (optional- will be covered if time allows)
- Name the anatomical structures associated with the systems presented in the laboratory setting (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, visceral, neural).
- Describe the various types of bones, joints and joint movement.
- Identify the anatomy of the heart, blood, and lymph vessels.
- Locate the structures associated with the brain and spinal cord.
- Apply principles to: • Benefits • Contraindications • Healthy movement patterns
Required textbook: Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff, Amy T. Matthews, and handouts (will be supplied)
NEXT SESSION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 2018