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300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training

Our Advanced program is open to individuals who have successfully completed a foundational 200-hour Teacher Training program. The +300-hour curriculum is designed to deepen and enrich your experience both as practitioner of yoga and as a teacher. We offer 500 hours of training in two segments, 200 hours and 300 hours, permitting graduates to become either a RYT 200 or a RYT 500, depending on the level of training completed.

#202, 819 17th Avenue SW, Calgary AB, CA T2T 0A1
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Sep 25 to
May 17
2015 - 2016
17:00 pmto18:00 pm

8 Weekend Modules
Friday 5-9 PM
Saturday 11-6 PM
Sunday 9-6 PM

Weekend 1: September 25-27, 2015
Weekend 2: October 16-18, 2015
Weekend 3: November 20-22, 2015
Weekend 4: December 11-13, 2015
Weekend 5: January 15-17, 2016
Weekend 6: February 19-21, 2016
Weekend 7: March 11-13, 2016
Weekend 8: April 15-17, 2016

5 Day Retreat
May 13-17, 2016

Price

3,700 CAD

Deposit required: $500 with registration.
Deposit will be applied to your final tuition payment.
Tuition includes a student manual, a 20-class pass at Inspired Yoga Institute and accommodation for May retreat.

Payment Options:
Payment in full if received on or before the first day of the program: $3,700.

Two installments – September 1 and January 1: $1950 X 2 ($3,900)
Monthly installments: Due the first day of the month (September to April): $535 ($4280)

GST will be added to all prices. GST #830303053

Full Description

Techniques Training/Practice ~ 50 Hours
We teach from the horizon of our understanding. Rich teachings come from a deep personal practice. Our training invites you to explore layers of practice through asana, meditation, mantra and pranayama and integrate them into your teaching. We will explore both traditional and modern day techniques to enrich your personal experience and broaden your scope of understanding.

Selected Topics Include:
• Asana classes with Alice & Nora
• In-class chanting and meditation
• Class observation assignments

We will offer Seminars on:
• Meditation
• How to teach Flow classes
• How to teach Restorative Yoga
• How to teach Therapeutic Yoga
• How to teach Prenatal Yoga
• Yoga Nidra
• Exploring Limiting Beliefs

Teaching Methodology ~ 100 Hours
This training’s focus is on refining your teaching skills and uncovering the gifts you have to share with others. Through deeper understanding of bio-mechanics, purposeful and creative approaches sequencing, potent languaging and individualized feedback, you will leave this training with more skills to teach from an authentic voice.

Selected Topics include:
• Teaching Navigational Systems
• Biomechanical Principles of Alignment
• Inspiring Themes
• Rich & Effective Cues
• Sequencing Strategies
• Classroom Management
• Art of Adjusting
• Voice

Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology & Biomechanics ~ 50 Hours
We will explore how and why yoga “works” by looking at anatomy within the yoga context and understanding its effects from the outermost layer of the body to its most subtle realm. You will know how to teach with increased attention to therapeutic needs, sensitivity to the energy body and more confidence with alignment instruction.

We will offer Seminars on:
• Know your Knees
• Know your Shoulders
• Know your Neck
• Know your Spine
• Emotional Patterns in the Body
• Emotions Held in the Organs
• Strengthening the Parasympathetic Nervous System

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers ~ 50 Hours
Understanding where we came from is a key to rich teaching. Through study of classic texts such as the Shiva Sutras and Spandakarikas, we will explore historic roots of Yoga and the many ways it remains relevant in our modern-day world. Through lectures, discussion and personal inquiry, you will dive into the heart of yoga and leave with greater ability to articulate this in your classes.

Selected Topics Include:
• Teacher Student Relationship
• Teaching as Seva (Service)
• Energetic Maintenance of Boundaries
• Conscious Communication
• Shiva Sutras
• Spanda Karikas

Practicum ~ 20 Hours
Learn how to teach by teaching! Work closely with your peers and facilitators to enhance your skills through peer teaching teaching assignments. Together we will bring light to your gifts and work with your challenges. The final module offers you the opportunity to teach a class and receive feedback on the integration of skills covered in our program.

Out of Class Hours ~ 30 Hours
1 class evaluation per month
1 studio class per week – min. 24 classes
Homework Assignments

Required Texts
Siva Sutras translated by Swami Lakshmanjoo
Injury-Free Yoga Practice by Steven Weiss