300 hour YA certified ATMA yoga Teacher Training
The 300 hrs Atma Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive training designed in accordance with the requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance USA. There will be six modules and each module will consist of 50 hrs. Each module training will be given over a period of two weekends with independent study and practicum.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Yin - Oct. 5, 6, 7 and 19, 20, 21
Kriya - Nov. 9, 10, 11 and 16, 17, 18
Restorative - Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2, and Dec 14, 15, 16
Ayurveda - Feb. 8, 9, 10 and 22, 23, 24
Prana - March 8, 9, 10
Yin Yoga Training
In this training you will learn the History and Benefits of Yin Yoga. Students will learn how to stay and hold on each posture. Students will learn to plan a sequence and a theme for a class. The participants will be able to put a class together from your personal experience of doing the postures. Students will learn how to present a class. You will learn basics on the meridians and the Anatomy of the body. The Dharma teachings will help you learn about duality nature, and ATMAN, the inner soul. You will learn tools and practices to connect deeper with your inner self.
Kriya Yoga Training
Participants will learn the Dharma teachings of Yama and Niyama principles. We will explore the nine steps of action to release your suffering and establish a personal relationship with the Divine through chanting. The students will learn about different obstacles and what actions to take to release from them. Students will learn sequencing strategies on how to lead to a peak pose, sequence around a teaching that is woven in through the postures that emphasize that particular teaching. Students will learn alignment techniques that support a healthier body, and more awareness of the body’s connection to emotions, ailments and ‘dis-eases’. They will also learn how to incorporate Chants and breathing techniques that will elevate the experience of the students in class. Hands on adjusting - shape, safety, understanding common misalignments, the types of touch. Verbal skills - creating your own script, linking instructions, increasing the clarity of your cues, personal style contemplation.
Restorative Yoga Training
Students will learn all the restorative postures, how to offer and use props, what can be used as props in outside yoga studio situation. Students will learn techniques that relax the body, releases tension and brings student into a better state of mind/body, how to create a trauma and trigger free environment, how to teach students who have injuries or post surgery students. Learn to help students to experience a slower pace of life, to soothe the Nervous system, encourage mindfulness, cultivate heightened body awareness, deepen self-awareness, strengthen acceptance and non-judgement of self, to feel safe and nurtured, connect to the Divine and establish Pure Being. Participants will learn the Dharma teachings to be able to release their birth traumas, teachings about how to heal relationships, the passions of the mind that hinder the simple joys and happiness in life, and how the unhealthy ego games block our ability to relate to others.
Ayurveda Yoga Training
The participants will learn about their body from a holistic perspective. In this module we will explore into some of the basic sutras of the five elements, gunas (attributes), and dosha theory. Students will have an understanding of the Dhatus, constitutional types, and disorders as well as the role and rules of digestion in Ayurveda. You will explore about the Marmas, different ailments, diseases and stages of tastes and digestion. You will learn how yoga and self-learning helps various conditions of the mind.
Prana Yoga Training
Students will learn about Pranayama (regulated breathing), breathing and relaxation techniques like intention, visualization, and mantra recitation. Students will gain knowledge of the western view of sleep in comparison to the yogic view of sleep. Students will be familiar with the relationship between yoga nidra, sleep, dreams and meditation. Students will know the ten steps of yoga nidra. Students will learn about the chakras and how the chakras apply to the endocrine glands. Students will gain knowledge of the relation of the body, breath, mind, and emotions. You will have some applied knowledge of movement or asana, pranayama, Dharana, mantra, meditation, journaling and group work.
Yoga Therapy Training
Students will learn deeper teachings and philosophy of the yoga tradition and its relevance and application to yoga therapy. Teachings will include from the Vedas, Samkhya, Yoga, and Ayurveda. Students will learn about the similarities, differences, and applications of direct and in-direct dialogue in yoga therapy, private sessions, and therapeutic energy balancing. Students will understand different strategies in the yoga therapist and client relationship. Students will be able to learn how to work with clients to develop goals in yoga therapy. Students will gain working knowledge of the philosophy underlying yoga and yoga therapy. Students will consider and contemplate yoga sutras and practices from a philosophical perspective.