500 Hour Certification

One Weekend a Month Format
15 Weekends between April 2019 and July 2020

New Program Begins Spring 2019

YTT Class of 2018

 

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Topics Include:

  • Advanced Teaching Methods: Exploring the Heart of Yoga Teaching and Philosophy
  • Awakening Vital Energy: Chakras, Pranayama, and Sacred Yogic Texts
  • Yoga as a Healing Art: Physical and Psychological Strategies for Cultivating Peace and Health

As an experienced yoga teacher, you desire a trusted space to turn for further training, inspiration, and the next step in your professional journey and personal practice. Our 500-hour teacher certification program offers yoga teachers from all traditions an avenue to further deepen their personal practice and teaching. This program includes studies in advanced teaching methods, sequencing, verbal and hands-on assists, subtle body anatomy, pranayama, mantra meditation, therapeutic applications of yoga, and the study of sacred yoga texts. This is a fully integrated program designed to help students explore yoga in depth, and to address the individual needs of participants.

This program is offered in a 15 weekend format between April 2019 – July 2020. Over the 15 weekends the following topics will be covered Advanced Teaching Methods, Awakening Vital Energy, and Yoga as a Healing Art. In order to receive certification, participants must complete the 15 weekend course hours, and submit a teaching log of 100 hours taught from the time of their 200-hour certification.

Program Timeframe: April 26, 2019 – July 12, 2020 (one weekend per month)

Weekend Schedule: Friday 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 9am – 5pm

Prerequisite: 200-hour teacher certification from a YA accredited yoga school


Early Bird Tuition: $4,199

Receive a $300 discount if you register by November 15, 2018

Regular Tuition: $4,499

Register between November 16, 2018 – April 1, 2019

Payment Plan Details:
• Initial Deposit Early Bird Tuition: $489
reserves your seat and covers the tuition for Weekend 1
• Initial Deposit Regular Tuition: $789
reserves your seat and covers the tuition for Weekend 1
• 14 Monthly Payments due at the beginning of Weekends 2-15: $265

Advanced Teaching Methods: Exploring the Heart of Yoga Technique and Philosophy
Weekends 1-5:
April 26-28, 2019
May 17-19, 2019
June 21-23, 2019
August 2-4, 2019
Sept 6-8, 2019
Advanced Teaching Methods Topics Covered:
The Art of Observing and Assisting
Refining Your Teaching Skills
Breathing, Relaxation, and Meditation Techniques and Teaching
In-depth Study of the Yoga Sutra
Sanskrit, Prayers, and Chants

Awakening Vital Energy: Chakras, Pranayama, and Sacred Yogic Texts
Weekends 6-10:
Oct 4-6, 2019
Nov 1-3, 2019
Dec 6-8, 2019
Jan 17-19, 2020
Feb 7-9, 2020
Awakening Vital Energy Topics Covered:
Asana and Chakras
Pranayama and Subtle Body Anatomy
The Art of Sequencing
The Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, and other Yogic Texts
Advanced Meditation Techniques
Sanskrit, Prayers, and Chants

Yoga as a Healing Art: Physical and Psychological Strategies for Cultivating Peace and Health
Weekends 11-15:
March 6-8, 2020
April 3-5, 2020
May 1-3, 2020
June 12-14, 2020
July 10-12, 2020
Yoga as a Healing Art Topics Covered:
The Role of Breath and Pranic Energy in Healing
Yoga Psychology and Philosophy to Support Mental Health
Mental Strategies for Coping with Pain and Suffering
Yoga for Common Structural Complaints
Physiology and Therapeutic Approach to Specific Illnesses
Therapeutic Teaching Skills

 

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