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290 Hr Science of Teaching Yoga

The Science of Teaching Yoga Teacher Training Weekend Immersions

Do you want to empower your life, and the lives of others through yoga? Have you experienced transformation in Yoga and would like to bring that experience to others? Join an amazing group of aspiring yoga teachers and students who are ready to move deeper into themselves and their own power. In Yoga Teacher Training, you will tap into your internal power, connect with your spirit, and learn to become a dynamic and intuitive yoga teacher. The Science of Teaching Yoga is required for the 290 Hour Teacher Training Programs.

This course is NOT open to the general public.

Prerequisites: Acceptance to the program and attendance at previous module. See below for details.

The Science of Teaching Yoga Weekend Schedule: (9a-9p – 168 Hours):

  • Module 1 October 13 & 14, 2018 First Chakra, Foundation, Feet, and Lower Legs
  • Module 2 December 1 & 2, 2018 Second Chakra, Knees, Hips and Pelvis *Prerequisite Module 1
  • Module 3 January 5 & 6, 2019 Fourth Chakra & Shoulders *Prerequisite Module 2
  • Module 4 February 2 & 3, 2019 Third Chakra, Core, Twists and Revolved Poses *Prerequisite Module 3
  • Module 5 February 23 & 24, 2019 Fifth Chakra, BackBends *Prerequisite Module 4
  • Module 6 March 16 & 17, 2019 6th Chakra, Hamstrings and Leg Stretches *Prerequisite Module 5
  • Module 7 April 13 & 14, 2019 *7th Chakra, Final Projects, Graduation *Prerequisite Module 6

670 Hour The Art of Teaching Yoga

The Art of Teaching Yoga 670 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – REQUIRED 670 HOUR TT COURSE

After we have studied the “nuts & bolts” of teaching yoga in The Science of Teaching Yoga 290 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, then we turn our attention to the Art of Teaching Yoga 670 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Our 670 hour Teacher Training Programs focus on bringing yoga teachers to the professional level of instructing yoga. Training and attention are placed on ensuring that all trainees have a thorough understanding of physical anatomy and subtle anatomy (nadis, chakras, vayus, and bandhas), alignment, history, and modifications of Classical Hatha Yoga Poses and much much more. We also study, breakdown, assist, and sequence “Advanced Poses”. Visit our 670 Hour Teacher Training page for more information.

To be eligible for the 670 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Certification, trainees are required to have already obtained a Yoga Alliance approved certification at the 200-hour level (preference is given to graduates of our 290 Hour Teacher Training Programs) and to have a minimum of 6 months of yoga teaching experience.

The Art of Teaching Yoga (10 Modules – Saturday & Sunday 10am – 8pm)

  • Module 1: May 5-6, 2018 FEET & LEGS
  • Module 2: July 14-15, 2018 KNEES & THIGHS *Prerequisite – Module 1
  • Module 3: September 8-9, 2018 PELVIS *Prerequisite – Module 2
  • Module 4: November 3-4, 2018 SHOULDERS *Prerequisite – Module 3
  • Module 5: February 9-10, 2019 SPINE AND CORE *Prerequisite – Module 4
  • Module 6: April 6-7, 2019 TWISTS & REVOLVED POSES *Prerequisite – Module 5
  • Module 7: May 4-5, 2019 BACKBENDS *Prerequisite – Module 6
  • Module 8: June 15-16, 2019 HAMSTRINGS *Prerequisite – Module 7
  • Module 9: August 10-11, 2019 FINAL PROJECTS *Prerequisite – Module 8
  • Module 10: September 21-22, 2019 FINAL PROJECTS *Prerequisite – Module 9

* Please note that each Module is built on the previous Module and must be completed in order.

Bikram Yoga

A complete system of wellness, restoration and rejuvenation. Bringing this yoga method into your life cleanses the body and calms the mind. The studio is HOT to facilitate deeper stretching, prevent injury, relieve stress and tension and to detoxify the body. This method was designed to systematically stimulate and restore health to every muscle, joint and organ of the body. Participants are guided through a series of 26 Asanas and 2 Breathing exercises. Each Asana increasing in physical challenge. Participants of all ages notice an increase in energy, strength, balance, flexibility and mental focus. The body is flushed of toxins, leaving a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. This is an all levels 90 minute class.

Details:

  • Instructor: This class is taught by a rotation of CERTIFIED Bikram Instructors
  • Cost: $10 Per Class *Introductory Special – Buy One Get One Free*

Detox Hot Flow Level 2-3

HOT YOGA (approx. 90-95 degrees) Hot Yoga is an invigorating Yoga Class that stretches the body, mind, and spirit while and toning the muscles, increasing range of motion of the joints, and de-bloating the body by releasing toxins through breathing and sweating.

Hot Yoga combines the therapeutic benefits of heat, movement, breath, and energy alignment into each session.

DETOX HOT FLOW YOGA (approx. 90-95 degrees) Along with the benefits of Hot Flow (above), the poses in Detox Hot Flow are sequenced to:

  • firm up
  • de-bloat
  • reset the metabolism
  • cleanse the inner body

Benefits of this practice:

  • burns calories
  • reduces water weight
  • tones thighs, buttocks, abdominals and arms
  • releases lower back and shoulders
  • inverts and oxygenates the body for optimal detoxifying
  • supports stress release
  • builds lean muscle for a higher metabolism

Level: Intermediate & Advanced, and as always all MAT classes are $5 at ASY!

Gentle Flow Non-Heated Level 1

This NON-HEATED class is designed to bring awareness into the mind and body by focusing on breath and alignment. One translation of the Sanskrit word Hatha means sun-moon, so through this practice, you will learn to find balance – not just standing on one leg, but discovering that sense of equilibrium in the body and mind, the balance between effort and surrender in each posture. This class is a great place to build foundations for your practice.

Hatha 1 (Non-Heated)

HATHA YOGA – The emphasis in this class is building endurance and focusing on alignment principles.

Level 1-2

Hot Yin Level 1

Hot Yin is a relaxing practice. Postures are kept simple and the emphasis is on targeting all of the meridians (energy lines) of the body. The long holds ensure safe opening of connective tissue (fascia) while stimulating, releasing and calming the body and mind.

This class is taught in a heated room with relaxing music.

All levels, including beginners, are welcome and will find this class accessible.

Level 1 classes are designed for those who have had very little or no previous exposure to yoga but are eager to learn and start experiencing the amazing benefits of a yoga practice. This level is appropriate for those with current health/physical concerns, those who are recovering from an injury or those who are feeling low on energy. Expect to do a slower-paced class with more rest and relaxation offered than in our other class levels. The teacher may begin to introduce more challenging poses as the student is ready. Modifications will be offered throughout the class.

Hot Yoga – All Levels

HOT YOGA (approx. 90-95 degrees) is an invigorating Yoga Class that stretches the body, mind, and spirit while and toning the muscles, increasing the range of motion of the joints, and de-bloating the body by releasing toxins through breathing and sweating.

Hot Yoga combines the therapeutic benefits of heat, movement, breath, and energy alignment into each session.

When we mindfully practice yoga, our nervous system relaxes, our mind slows down, our muscles become supple, and our breath deepens; this blissful combination rejuvenates our musculoskeletal system and leaves students feeling light, peaceful, tranquil, and relaxed.

Hot Yoga Level 2

HOT YOGA (approx. 90-95 degrees) Hot Yoga is an invigorating Yoga Class that stretches the body, mind, and spirit while and toning the muscles, increasing the range of motion of the joints, and de-bloating the body by releasing toxins through breathing and sweating.

Hot Yoga combines the therapeutic benefits of heat, movement, breath, and energy alignment into each session.

When we mindfully practice yoga, our nervous system relaxes, our mind slows down, our muscles become supple, and our breath deepens; this blissful combination rejuvenates our musculoskeletal system and leaves students feeling light, peaceful, tranquil, and relaxed.

Level 2 students are more familiar with intermediate yoga postures. Level 2 classes present more challenging and vigorous sequences. Modifications are given.

Informed Assists with Grace

Learn the basics of giving adjustments in a yoga class. In this workshop we will cover:

  • Philosophy behind safe and effective adjustments
  • Hands on adjustments for basic yoga postures
  • Different techniques used for different situations
  • Biomechanics of adjustments
  • Psychological and Motor Learning principles behind adjustments

Adjustments will be presented in a dogma-free environment, with an emphasis on safety of the student and instructor. Adjustments will be practiced on each other under the watchful eye of a highly experienced and trained instructor. This workshop is perfect for anyone wishing to deepen their teaching practice or refresh and review adjustments. The adjustment workshop is intended for yoga teachers, but everyone is welcome to attend.

This course is open to:

  • Yoga University students
  • Current teachers
  • Students
  • Massage therapists

Details:

  • Dates: Saturday & Sunday March 23 & 24, 2019
  • Time: 12pm – 7pm
  • Price: $175 Early/$200 Late* Early Discount Deadline is February 23, 2019

Warm Hatha Core Vinyasa – All Levels

In Warm Hatha Vinyasa, you move from one posture to another in a continuous well-paced sequence linked together by breath in a warm environment. This 75 minute class helps ignite fundamental core strength & stability. It will also improve your overall flexibility, focus and endurance. Our Warm Hatha Vinyasa delivers the same benefits as our Hot Yoga classes, but in a milder temperature. All levels of yogis are welcome, however some basic knowledge of yoga is recommended.

Warm Hatha Core Vinyasa Level 2-3

We’ve kicked up the intensity for this class to a level 2/3! Join Marilyn for a beautiful (and challenging) celebration of the body in motion.
In Warm Hatha Vinyasa, you move from one posture to another in a continuous, flowing sequence, linked together by breath in a warm environment. Warm Hatha Vinyasa helps improve your strength, flexibility, and stamina.

Our Warm Hatha Vinyasa class delivers the same benefits as our Hot Yoga classes but in a milder temperature. All levels of yogis are welcome, however previous yoga experience is strongly recommended.

Level 2-3 classes are designed for more experienced yogis with a very solid understanding of classical yoga postures and yogis that are comfortable performing more advanced poses. The advanced-intermediate student practices yoga regularly and has begun to master the connection of breath with movement. Modifications are given.

Warm Yoga – All Levels

WARM YOGA (approx. 80-85 degrees) is an invigorating Yoga Class that stretches the body, mind, and spirit while toning the muscles, increasing range of motion of the joints, and de-bloating the body by releasing toxins through breathing and sweating.

Warm Vinyasa combines the therapeutic benefits of light heat, movement, breath, and energy alignment into each session.

This is an ALL levels class.

Warm Yoga Level 1-2

WARM YOGA (approx. 85-90 degrees) is an invigorating Yoga Class that stretches the body, mind, and spirit while toning the muscles, increasing range of motion of the joints, and de-bloating the body by releasing toxins through breathing and sweating.

Warm Vinyasa combines the therapeutic benefits of light heat, movement, breath, and energy alignment into each session.

Level 1-2 classes are designed for those who have had some exposure to yoga, including an introduction to basic yoga poses and proper alignment. The experienced beginner student would like to explore their practice more and become more familiar with poses and the use of the breath. The teacher may introduce more challenging poses as the student is ready. Modifications are given for beginners.

Yin Yoga Level 1

Yin Yoga is a very simple practice. We settle into an asana for 3-7 minutes and slowly relax our muscles to allow the deeper drier tissues–the connective tissues that wrap our muscles and make up our joint capsules–to be safely and therapeutically stretched, stimulated and strengthened.

The alignment rules of the postures are also simple, but more importantly, they are functional and organic: We listen to our bodies and lead ourselves into the shape that follows the natural contours of our spine, pelvis, and hips.

Level 1 classes are designed for those who have had very little or no previous exposure to yoga but are eager to learn and start experiencing the amazing benefits of a yoga practice. This level is appropriate for those with current health/physical concerns, those who are recovering from an injury or those who are feeling low on energy. Expect to do a slower-paced class with more rest and relaxation offered than in our other class levels. The teacher may begin to introduce more challenging poses as the student is ready. Modifications will be offered throughout the class.

Yoga 101 (Non-Heated) Level 1

This class is designed to teach complete beginners what yoga is, how it works and how we can apply yoga in our daily life.

We also introduce the basics of yoga: poses, alignment, breathing, and relaxation techniques.
This class is perfect for anyone interested in beginning a yoga practice or current yoga students needing a refresher course in the foundations of yoga.

Class size is limited so we encourage you to sign up online to reserve your spot.

Level 1 classes are designed for those who have had very little or no previous exposure to yoga but are eager to learn and start experiencing the amazing benefits of a yoga practice. This level is appropriate for those with current health/physical concerns, those who are recovering from an injury or those who are feeling low on energy. Expect to do a slower-paced class with more rest and relaxation offered than in our other class levels. The teacher may begin to introduce more challenging poses as the student is ready. Modifications will be offered throughout the class.

Yogau Kids Yoga Level 1

Kid’s will enjoy learning yoga & meditation, creating crafts, playing games and much more!

Details:

  • Cost: $10 per child or 1 child + a sibling for $15. Pre-registration is HIGHLY recommended!
  • Ages: as young as toddler (with parents) through 12 years old