Teacher Training Information

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Teacher Training Information 2017-08-16T03:58:08+00:00

James Kigar and Judy Weaver present our 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Training Program. The course is rooted in the Vinyasa Yoga System. Our mission is to provide each Yoga teacher a comprehensive understanding of Hatha yoga as well as skills and tools to design and facilitate a Vinyasa flow class. You do not have to be or want to be a teacher to attend. The information and experiences contained in this course will also benefit anyone already teaching as well as those wishing to deepen their personal practice. Program participants wishing to teach will find a wealth of invaluable tools to share with their students.

Our program is a practical training offering many opportunities to develop your individual voice and refine your delivery using clear language, focusing on alignment and intelligent sequencing. The training will provide a deep understanding of the body and how postures work with it. This will contribute to both increased confidence and skillfulness for effective, firm and safe hands-on physical adjustments when appropriate. The participants will learn a Vinyasa routine; Edge I, as well as the science of sequencing which supports the processes of creating an improvisational flow.

The intensive program meets Monday-Friday, 1 pm-5 pm for four weeks. Also required are 45 hours of self-practice, 45 hours of supervised observation & assistance and the successful completion of all assignments, teachings and exams. You will also be required to teach one of Yoga South’s Edge flows and your individually designed Vinyasa flow to a group class.

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COURSE OUTLINE

Yoga History, Philosophy, Traditions and Styles

  • Yoga scriptures & Sutras
  • Yoga philosophy – Pattabhi Jois, T. Krishnamacharya, BKS Iyengar, Bikram Choudhury, John Friend
  • Ashtanga Eight Limbs
  • Sanskrit

Teaching Methodology and Technique

  • Asana
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation
  • Chanting
  • Bandhas/ Drishti/ Mudras
  • Chakras
  • Naulis

Asanas – Sanskrit & English

  • Standing – Seated – Inversions – Arm Balances
  • Verbal and hands-on Guidance
  • Modifications
  • Anatomy & Physiology

 

Vinyasa Flow

  • Self Practice
  • Individually design vinyasa flow
  • Teach one of Yoga South’s Edge flows
  • Teach one of your own designed flows

 

Teaching Skills

  • Teaching philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Studio/teaching environment
  • Finding your voice
  • Marketing
  • Observing and assisting classes

Deepening Your Personal Practice

  • Self Practice
  • Journaling
  • Yogic Lifestyle
  • Energy Modalities – Reiki, Acccupuncture, Ayurvedic

 

TUITION
Full Program $ 2,495.00 – Includes all yoga classes & Texts

Deposit – $100 – Transferable, non-refundable

We offer a comprehensive teacher training program that requires the right size group, not too big but also not too small. We may occasionally change the starting and ending dates, but will allow enough time for proper notification. Class commitments are firm and once you have enrolled we will keep you updated if any changes should be contemplated.

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