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200 Hour Teacher Training


Shakti Yoga of Woodstock
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

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1685 Sawkill Rd, Woodstock NY, US 12401
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Oct 8 to
Jun 30
2016 - 2017
00:00 amto00:00 am

Shakti Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hr
Great foundation for teaching and learning about all aspects of Yoga and Ayurveda



Full Description

This is the most comprehensive teacher training program in the area . It has been developed to teach you everything you need to know to confidently provide yoga instruction in a class or one-on-one setting geared towards the largest population of students- beginners and those who are new to the practice. Many take this program to learn more about Yoga and Ayurveda even if they do not plan on teaching.

You will learn anatomy and physiology, Eastern energetics, breathing techniques, meditation and how to teach the primary yoga postures. An introduction to Ayurveda (traditional medical system of India) will prove beneficial in creating harmonious asana sequences and provide the basis for continued study in the Shakti Yoga Advanced Teacher Training certification program. By studying the philosophy of yoga and other traditions you will be able to give clear spiritual guidance that is consistent with your own beliefs. You will learn how todevelop business and marketing skills that contribute to your ability to succeed as a yoga teacher. Pre-arranged internships in established institutions, along with teaching and assisting in Shakti Yoga classes will help you gain the necessary experience as you provide community service.


Anatomy/physiology (West and East), alignment principles, exposure to the several styles and lineages of yoga, basic verbal asana instruction and touch correction, health benefits of each pose, therapeutic and special needs variations, and the principles of sequencing



History and traditions of yoga( hatha yoga, vedanta, tantra etc) introduction to and study of classical texts , world religions and spiritual practices, and metaphysics

Basic principles and theories of Ayurveda, diagnostic techniques, yoga and ayurveda for seasonal and daily influences on yoga practice for more effective sequencing

Cultivation of personal style for teaching , classroom management and safety, professional ethics , yoga and ayurvedic lifestyles, how to attract students, how to manage your business , creating workshops, how to give 1:1 instruction

Teaching yoga in hospital, chemical dependency center, domestic violence shelter or approved institution of your choice to gain teaching experience and provide community service

Level I Teacher training program: $3000 ( early registration $2800 if before Aug 1st 2016)
Discounted unlimited classes : $125/month (duration of teacher training)
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