WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN OUR
200-HOUR FOUNDATIONAL PROGRAM


 

Philosophy, Ethics, and Lifestyle

History of yoga  
Application of ancient texts to modern living  
Exploration of different spiritual traditions, how they developed and what they offer
Ethics of a yoga teacher
Ayurvedic lifestyle, cooking and doshas   
 

Art of Yoga

Music
Intelligent Sequencing
Verbal cues
Setting themes, intentions, and working toward peak poses
 

Business of Yoga

Resumes and applying for a job
Promoting yourself (website, business cards, flyers)
Social Media

Private Clients
 

Teaching Practicum

Designing and teaching your own classes
Observing other classes and giving feedback

Technique/Yogic Lifestyle Development

Benefits, contraindications and functional alignment of yoga asanas (poses)
Pranayama, where prana and apana unite, exploration of energy and concentration
Vinyasas, A moving meditation, opening of the body to move energy

Bandhas, energy locks

Mantra/chanting, a meditation on vibrations
Meditation, stillness to observe, awareness and observation
 

Teaching Methodology

Principles of demonstration, observation, instruction, and assisting/correcting
Sanskrit 101
 

Anatomy/Physiology

Functional anatomy and physiology as it relates to yoga, health and body awakening
The Nature of Human Variation
Yoga as a self selecting practice
Why bodies move differently, diversity of movement
Eastern energy anatomy and physiology (chakra/nadi system)

 
 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

PROGRAM STUDY AREAS

During our time together, you will participate in the following elements of training.

  • Posture Clinics: Techniques, Training and Practice

  • Lectures: Functional Anatomy & Physiology, Yoga Philosophy and Ethics

  • Practicum: Teaching Methodology, Practice Teaching, Pranayama and Mantra

  • Class Taking Requirements: A minimum of 15 classes required during training.

  • Outside Classes Required: 4 outside classes required. These are classes from another studio and can be from another discipline of yoga.

  • Self Study: Journaling, reading and written assignments.

Testing

Written Exam/Partial Teaching Practicum: 
TBD

Teaching Practicum cont', graduation and ceremony: 
TBD

A more comprehensive schedule will be given on the night of orientation.

Class Requirements

Students are required to take 15 classes with approved trainers throughout the duration of the program to experience different styles, levels and methodologies. Free yoga membership to Sender One Climbing & Yoga is included during the training program. There will also be 2 Friday/Saturday evening, outings, dates TBD by the class.