Spirit of Yoga
( In Person - Weekends)
October 2022 - March 2023
Oct. 14 -16
Nov. 11 - 13
Dec. 9 - 11
Jan. 6 - 8
Feb. 3 - 5
March 3 - 5
Fridays - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sat/Sun 9:00am - 3:00pm
Get ready for a tried and true journey of a lifetime! A comprehensive, challenging, vulnerable and emotional journey that allows the student to become a confident and courageous yoga teacher.
All teachers are Yoga Alliance approved and certified.
Overview of Curriculum
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.
Ujjayi, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana and Khapalabati
Learn, practice and teach up to 40 postures (asanas)
Principles of Demonstration
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
Observing others teaching
Assisting students while someone else is teaching
Take a minimum of 2 yoga classes per week.
Observe classes with write ups
Keep a Daily Sadhana Journal
Teach a complete Vinyasa Yoga class
Heart Oriented Theme
Intelligent class design/sequencing
Guided Savasana and Meditation
Student/Self as Demo
Know Sanskrit names of the postures taught.
Seva (Selfless Service)
Final Written Test
Certification is based on the performance and demonstration of your teaching ability, attitude, and satisfactory completion of all assignments and exams. To become certified in this course, you must demonstrate a basic understanding and integration of the asanas, philosophy, heart language, and other teaching methodologies. When all of the above is achieved, you will be certified as a Vinyasa Yoga teacher at the 200 hour level.
Additional Certification Requirements:
Must be able to perform basic asanas with integration, precision, and heart. You need to be able to demonstrate the basic alignment principles and attitude in your own body.
Written assignments to be completed on time
Pass the written tests with a score of 90% or higher.
Successfully complete all homework and required reading.
Sign the code of ethics agreement.
Pay all fees and outstanding balances.
Must have full attendance, participation, and a yogic attitude
Please feel free to call, text or email with questions or for more information
Contact info: Gina