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
Setting themes, intentions, and working toward peak poses
Business of Yoga
Resumes and applying for a job
Promoting yourself (website, business cards, flyers)
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
Principles of demonstration, observation, instruction, and assisting/correcting
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)
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.
Written Exam/Partial Teaching Practicum:
Teaching Practicum cont', graduation and ceremony:
A more comprehensive schedule will be given on the night of orientation.
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.