200-Hour Yoga Teacher-Training Dates:
Open House September 9 @5pm
March 9-10 and 30-31
April 13-14 and 27-28
(May 18-19 snow dates)
200-hour Curriculum includes:
- In-depth training in different Yoga techniques including how to safely and effectively teach and practice asanas (poses), pranayama (Yoga breathing), meditation, & chanting. Introductions to Ayurveda, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, and other special populations will be given.
- Teaching Methodology gives the principles of instructing students including skills such as observing, demonstrating, assisting, adjusting, sequencing, and prop use; how to instruct students effectively with your words; also some time will be given to the business and legal aspects of teaching yoga.
- Knowledge of anatomy and physiology are essential for teaching Yoga to many different populations, and we will devote large amounts of time to learning the actions, alignment, and structure of each pose. We offer a very experienced faculty with a clear understanding of the body's structure and the mechanics of the poses.
- Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle: Emphasis will be placed on the importance of your own practice, and ways to develop it. The Yoga philosophy component consists of assigned reading and group discussion of traditional Yoga texts and ideas. The Ayurvedic module will look at bringing these teachings into your practice and teaching.
- Practicum is comprised of outside class observations, assisting in Yoga classes, and abundant group time spent practice teaching with feedback from both fellow students and experienced teachers.
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YOGA FOR YOUR LIFE Yoga Teacher-Training meets at Sacred Waters Spiritual Center, 16990 Douglas Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545; see www.sacredwaterscenter.org. The Yoga studio sits in a lovely natural setting with a pond, waterfall, trees, creek and wildlife; in addition the center offers a full kitchen and plenty of over-night accomodations for out-of-town students for an additional $20 per night. Meeting times are 9-6 Eastern time on Saturday & Sunday; dates are subject to change.
Make-up Policy: Missed class time must be made up hour-for-hour to receive a cetificate of completion. This can be done by attending pre-approved workshops or by scheduling personal time with Kim; both options will incur additional expense which becomes the student's responsibility.
300-hour Advanced Training September 2017 to November 2018
300-hour program offers advanced asana practice and study in functional, fascial, and energetic anatomy; alignment; and kinesiology. This program gives participants more teaching tools and a sharper eye to be better equiped to assist and support students in both basic and more challenging poses. You will learn to teach to individuals and groups with injuries, commonly seen conditions, and unique individual concerns.
Central teachings also include advanced sequencing, pranayama, ayurveda, Yoga philosophy, meditation, and Sanskrit.
To participate in this program, you must have completed a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour program. Completion of the 300-hour Advanced Training qualifies you to register with the Yoga Alliance at the 500 RYT level. This training is only offered every few years, and space is limited, so early registration is highly recommended.
300-Hour Advanced Training Dates:
September 30 & October 1
(December 8-9 snow dates)