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TEACHER ASSISTING PROGRAM (TAP) with Lisa Black - Oct 24 - 26

The Teacher Assisting Program (TAP) is a weekend training developed in 2002 by SHAKTI Founder/Director, Lisa Black, as a means for training yoga teachers to provide skillful and effective adjustments to students in vinyasa yoga classes. TAP is a powerful, practical, foundational program that will benefit any student or teacher at any level. TAP is about learning skills and experience that empower you to assist students with clarity, confidence, and compassion.

When

Oct 23 to
Oct 25
2014
22:15 pmto22:15 pm

TAP Schedule (Subject to Change):

Friday, October 24
4:00-4:30pm Welcome, introductions & why we assist
4:30-6:00pm Take class live class and experience assists from instructors
6:15-9:30 TAP content

Saturday, October 25
7:30-8:00am Optional Guided Meditation (FREE)
8:00-9:30am Practice assisting partner through live class
9:30-10:30am Break to shower, eat breakfast, complete assisting feedback form
10:30-11:30am Review assisting feedback form with partner
11:30am-2:30pm TAP content
2:30-3:30pm Lunch Break
3:30-7:30pm TAP Content

Sunday, October 26
7:30-8:00am Optional Guided Meditation (FREE)
8:00-9:30am Practices assisting partner through live class
9:30-10:30am Break to shower, eat breakfast, complete assisting feedback form
10:30-11:30am Review assisting feedback form with partner
11:30am-2:15pm TAP Content
2:15-2:30pm Lunch Break
2:30-4:00pm Review and Closing Circle

Price

$495

Pre-requisites: Participants need at least three months vinyasa-style yoga experience or have completed the SHAKTI 8-class INTRO Series. Participants need to read Journey into Power by Baron Baptiste and become familiar with the postures in the book before the beginning TAP. (You can purchase this book in our retail boutiques).
Date: Oct 24-26, 2014
Pre-registration Cost: $495, after 10/10/14 $525
Receive 24 credit hours of continuing education through Yoga Alliance
Location: SHAKTI Redmond 16651 Redmond Way #170, REDMOND, WA

Full Description

Learning to assist students in a vinyasa yoga practice takes clear intention, complete focus, and agility of mind and body. Join Lisa Black and senior SHAKTI Instructors as they teach you the stabilizing, corrective, and deepening full-body adjustments of the 53 traditional asanas within the 90 minute Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga sequence. This intensive training course is essential and complete training for new or experienced teachers, aspiring teacher assistants, or for those who would like to deepen their understanding and experience in asana. The curriculum will include healthy alignment, the Art of Assisting Vinyasa Yoga, Types of Touch, Assisting from True North Alignment, real-life experience assisting, giving and receiving feedback, and assisting philosophy and ethics.
TAP serves as the pre-requisite training for entering our Teacher Mentorship Program (TMP) and becoming an active SHAKTI Vinyasa Yoga Instructor. Completion of this comprehensive course will give you a solid understanding of healthy alignment and form as well as specific hands-on adjustments for foundational postures. You will leave this program with a new practical toolbox and confidence of how you can empower students in their yoga practice. You can apply everything you learn to teach any style of yoga and this course is a launching pad for your path to becoming a power teacher.

Pre-requisites: Participants need at least three months vinyasa-style yoga experience or have completed the SHAKTI 8-class INTRO Series. Participants need to read Journey into Power by Baron Baptiste and become familiar with the postures in the book before the beginning TAP. (You can purchase this book in our retail boutiques).

Date: Oct 24-26, 2014
Pre-registration Cost: $495, after 10/10/14 $525
Receive 24 credit hours of continuing education through Yoga Alliance
Location: SHAKTI Redmond 16651 Redmond Way #170, REDMOND, WA