200 hr Teacher Training-Om Prana Yoga
Would you like to delve deeper into your yoga studies? Deepen your own personal practice or learn to guide others to their healthiest self through yoga by completing Om Prana Yoga’s 200 hour Certified Yoga Teacher Training!
Program Description: Training Topics will be broken into 5 modules that will be integrated into each weekend.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
2015 Module Dates: (All classes must be attended to receive your certificate)
Fridays: 6- 9pm
Saturdays: 10 – 6pm
Sundays: 8:30 – 5pm
2 Mandatory Workshops will be added, dates to be posted soon.
Early Bird Discount: $2100 if paid in full by 1/15/15. $2400 afterwards (Om Prana Yoga Members price is $2200) Payment plans available, see Wendy & Robb for more information. Once accepted, a $500 deposit is required to hold your spot.
Module 1- Techniques, Training and Practice:
Through lecture, practice, homework and classwork, trainees will learn how asana & pranayama work to prepare the body for meditation. We will map proper alignment for each of the major yoga poses for each category of asanas: standing poses, forward bends, back bends, twists and inversions. This program will teach how to connect poses together for a fluid class. Specific focus will be given to restorative yoga. Trainees must attend a minimum of 30 yoga classes outside of the module training weekends. These classes must be taught buy an approved 200 hr or higher teacher. At least 10 must be restorative yoga classes.
Module 2- Teaching Methodologies:
Through lecture, homework and classwork trainees will explore teaching styles and develop a teaching style that works for them. Through reflection and self-discovery, trainees will identify and develop their personal teaching philosophies, mission and vision statements. Trainees will evaluate different communication and how to incorporate vocabulary and descriptive phrases into their teaching to enhance effective communication with students. The business of yoga will be taught by an MBA professional yogi.
Module 3- Anatomy & Physiology:
Students will learn from anatomy Professors how to identify bones, muscles and organs of the human body. The trainee will learn the benefits of poses as it relates to muscles, ligaments and bones. When students with somatic aliments come to class, the teacher trainee will know how to safely modify a pose and/or develop a sequence to aid in relieving aliment. The chakra system will be integrated into this section of study so students can examine energy movement as it relates to anatomy of the body.
Module 4- Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Teachers:
The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts, including the Yoga Sutras. Yoga lifestyles with the concepts of non-violence (ahimsa) and the concepts of dharma and karma. Ethics and yogic lifestyles will be explored.
Teacher Trainees will receive hands-on experience with teaching yoga through observation of teaching, assisting and then leading classes.