200 Hour Weekend

Spirit of Yoga

Teacher Training 

 * this program is also open to anyone who is looking to go deep into their practice on all levels including postures, philosophy, anatomy and community without requirements to become a teacher

 

September 2020 - January 2021

A comprehensive, challenging and emotional journey that allows the student to become a confident and courageous yoga teacher.

All teachers are Yoga Alliance approved and certified.

 

 

 

 

Sept 18 - 20

Oct 2 - 4

Oct 23 - 25

Nov 13-15

Dec 4 - 6

Jan 8 - 10

Fridays - 6:00 - 9:00pm

Sat/Sun  9:00 - 3:00pm

 

 

 

Anatomy Sessions - Thurs. 6-9pm

TBD

Philosophy Sessions- Mon.6-9pm

TBD

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Overview of Curriculum

 

Techniques Training/Practice

Asanas -  Standing Poses, Twists, Backbends, Forward Bends, Balances, Hip Openers, Inversions and Restorative, all with correct warm ups.

Effective sequencing of postures as they relate to a Vinyasa Yoga class.

Pranayama:

 Ujjayi, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana and Khapalabati

Meditation

 

 

Teaching Methodology

Principles of Demonstration

Observation

Assisting Instruction

 

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology

Understand the functioning of the muscular-skeletal system

Biochemical benefits of practicing Yoga

Principle elements of posture mechanics

 

 

 

Yoga Philosophy/Lifestyle and Ethics

The study of Yoga philosophy

Study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Books 1 & 2

Yoga Lifestyle

Ayurveda

Home Practice

Explore chakras

 

 

 

Practicum

Practice teaching

Receiving feedback

Observing others teaching

Receiving/Giving feedback

Assisting students while someone else is teaching

Take a minimum of 3 yoga classes per week.

Observe classes with write ups

Keep a Daily Sadhana Journal

 Teach a complete Vinyasa class that includes:

Heart Oriented Theme

Centering

Warm ups

Asana

Pranayama

Intelligent class design/sequencing

Guided Savasana and Meditation

Student/Self as Demo

Written assignments to be completed on time.

Know Sanskrit names of the postures taught.

 Seva-Selfless Service

Final written test

© 2019 by Gina Goldberg