200 hour teacher training in Costa Rica July 18-August 8
Dive into the YogaStream teacher training program with Lara Heimann, MS, PT, RYT 500, and immerse yourself in the study of anatomy, alignment, and creative movement. Lara developed the YogaStream style by blending her knowledge of physical therapy and functional exercise with her love of classical vinyasa and movement. She teaches from a strong foundation of anatomy and body mechanics ( and love for handstands!), helping you grow and advance your personal practice. In this intensive, you will a
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Three week immersion in paradise to obtain your 200 hour Yoga Alliance teacher certifcation
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Every day will begin with a 2-3 hour class with a daily theme that we will explore throughout the day's lessons in theory, anatomy, biomechanics, creating a class, adjustments, and finding your voice. On the teaching menu:
*Postures/Asanas: English and Sanskrit names, muscular involvement, proper alignment, adjustments, modifications; beginner and advanced asanas including arm balances and inversions
*Anatomy: skeleton, muscles, tendons, ligaments, common yoga injuries
*Teaching Methodology: observing, speaking, structuring a class, sequencing a flow
*Theory: 8 branches of yoga, including meditation and overall goal of yoga throughout history
*Importance of Physical and Spiritual Core, including breath and Bandha work
*Art of Adjustments, the non-verbal instruction
*YogaStream Lab: Fine-tuning a yoga class to advance the practice or work specifically on an area
*Philosophy: Yamas/Niyamas, teacher ethics, yogic life/food choices
*Practicum: practice teaching in groups and individually
*Yoga for Special Populations (children, athletes, older or injured people)
*Business of Yoga
TEACHER TRAINING GOALS
*To understand the human body as it relates to yoga in a functional way including posture, muscles, joints, and body mechanics/ alignment.
*To help your students create the best alignment and enhanced experience in a pose.
*To be able to create a YogaStream class (classical yoga postures blended with functional exercises) using intelligent sequencing.
*To teach multiple formats/levels of a YogaStream class in all ways presented.
*To understand the 8 branches of yoga and how they apply to teaching.
*To be an amazing yoga teacher- attentive, observant, creative, confident, knowledgeable and personable!