200-Hour In-Depth Yoga Study & Teacher Certification Program
Further description of some of the topics we will cover:
Asana Clinics: including Asana (postures), Alignment & Anatomy. This aspect of the program will deepen your personal practice and develop your understanding of the fundamental categories of postures. We will take a careful look at sun salutations, standing poses, backbends, inversions, forward bends, arm balances and restorative poses. You will learn each asana from an anatomical perspective; learning how to align the body for maximum safety and benefit. You will learn about the effects that asana has on your body, both physically and energetically. You will work with your fellow students to learn to see and adjust alignment both in your own yoga practice and for others.
Philosophy: In your study of Yogic Philosophy, you will discover how the ancient wisdom of Pantajali's Yoga Sutras can connect you to your heart and mind, enabling you to live your life with a greater sense of awareness and fulfilment. Lively in-class discussions of the vital concepts of Yoga philosophy give students a level of understanding that extends beyond the classroom to their personal practice, and to every aspect of their lives.
Teaching Methodology: We will discuss and practice teaching methodology including How to Teach Beginners, Hands - on Adjustments, Pose/Counterpose, how to deal with Common Misalignments, how to Use Props and much more. You will have the opportunity to to participate in Practice Teaching sessions in which you will receive personalized feedback. These sessions occur throughout the training, and allow you to refine your verbal skills, as well as provide you with other important teaching tools.
Pranayama and Breathing: We will look at the Anatomy and Physiology of how we breathe. We will also studya variety of Pranayama techinques including Ujaii, Viloma and Nadi Shodana breathing.
The Art of Sequencing: There is an art to teaching classes that allow you to share the full potential of Yoga with your students. We will examine how to safely sequence the postures using a variety of methods to create classes that are well balanced and incorporate a clear understanding of how the body works, both anatomically and energetically. You will learn to work with themes, both anatomically, posturally and creatively. You will learn how to sequence a wide variety of classes including Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Creative Vinyasa, Restorative Yoga and Beginner Yoga. This aspect of our program is designed to give you all of the tools that you need to design classes that are both highly effective and uniquely your own.
The Yoga Loft is proud to offer two distinct 200-Hour In-Depth Yoga Study and Teacher Training Programs annually:
SUMMER INTENSIVE FORMAT: The Summer Intensive Format allows students to immerse themselves in yoga for (2) 10 day training sessions one in June and one in July. Early registration deadline: Friday, May 23, 2014
WEEKEND FORMAT: The Weekend Format is offered annually, October through May. This format gives students an opportunity to deepen their knowledge at a more relaxed pace. Early registration deadline: September 16, 2014.
Pricing and Registration:
Please email our Director of Teacher Training, Carrie Morgan, with any questions email@example.com