Programme: 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training Certification.
Location: Mandrem beach, Goa, India.
Schedule: From 6th – 30th March, 2014 with the exception of three days to rest. Full details on logistics can be found on the Course Prospectus
Tutors: Jamie Clarke & Dulce Aguilar, with assistance of Shikma Jacoby and Laura White.
Investment: The course is £1300 which includes all materials and tuition.The cost of accommodation and food is separate.
Module 1 – From the origins to the here and now.
Yoga history from different philosophies up to present Ashtanga Vinyasa. An introduction to the concept of mastering our life force or prana in order to bring evenness of mind.
Module 2 – Muladhara
Bandhas & chakras, opening the door to energy tools and subtle anatomy. The Mula is introduced as the key to create an energy lift of our spiritual & physical bodies.
Module 3 – Tradition & Discipline
Introduction to traditional components of yoga such as “Kriyas & Pranayama”. The Uddiyana is presented as an essential of mastering the breath.
Module 4 – Vinyasa
Integration of master keys with Prana. A revision of Ujjayi as the element to ride the Vinyasa wave. Vinyasa is presented in different perspectives from a micro view within the pose, to a macro view to create a flow.
Module 5 – Linking the Physical with the Mental.
The mental knowledge is put into reality. Hands on adjustments are presented from perspectives of “target areas”.
Intention is introduced as a component of an integral yogi “matching our knowledge (mind) with our actions (asanas)”.
Module 6 – From Chikitsa to Rocket 1
Analysis of the layers of the Primary Series in order to create routines for different needs & lengths of time. Applying creativity as a component to make your own style.
Module 7 – Connecting with your Inner Guru.
Module 8 – As the Rocket blows our minds…
The transition is already taking place, a deeper fusion with Vinyasa flow, is all manifested in the Rocket 1 series created by Larry Schultz. By dissolving the hierarchy of traditional Ashtanga, the advanced poses became available for all… Inversions and arm balances are defragmented, becoming more understandable & achievable.
Training Location: Towards the northern reaches of Goa lies the panoramic beaches of Mandrem nestled with a sprinkling of quality hotels and accommodation, charming restaurants and friendly locals.
The Dunes offers quality constructed beach chic huts which are functional and remarkably spacious. All accommodation are equipped with paved stone floors, en-suite bathrooms with western toilets and hot showers.
The restaurant offers a full menu of delicious fresh vegetarian cuisine, with meat or fish if you fancy, perched over breathtaking views.
The Yoga People Program is developed from the It’s Yoga System, which has been training teachers since 1989 all over the world. It follows the standards of Yoga Alliance International, breaking down the 200 hours of training into the following categories:
Techniques, Training & Practice: Includes asanas, pranayama, kriyas, mantras, meditation and other traditional Yoga techniques
Teaching Methodology: Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and adjusting, instruction, teaching styles, teacher qualities, the student’s process of learning and business aspects of teaching Yoga.
Anatomy & Physiology: Includes physical anatomy and physiology (muscular, skeletal and endocrine systems), energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). The study of the subject and application of its principles to your Yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns & target areas).
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics Includes the study of Yoga philosophies, Yoga lifestyle and ethics, all in a practical approach to take yoga with you off your mat.
Practicum: Includes teaching, adjusting, assisting, observing, receiving-giving feedback. Also the presentation and explanation to others of specific subjects and routines.
The intention of the course is to create awareness that knowledge will come from within. It is a road that requires commitment and discipline.
Jamie, Dulce will assist you on how to start looking deeply into Yoga. At the beginning of the course their approach will follow the classical text and traditions of Ashtanga Yoga. In the middle section they will focus on the evolution of the Vinyasa branch up to the present day. The end of the course, deeply encourages you to follow a road of excellence, where all the teachings that you integrate, will come only from experiencing it yourself.
Jamie & Dulce, have experienced teacher trainings with great yoga devotes such as Edward Clark, Paul Grilley, Shiva Rea & Larry Schultz. They have also done workshops with David Swenson, Max Strom, David Williams, Baptiste Marceau and Danny Paradise.
Tuition Prices:The course is £1300 which includes all materials and tuition.The cost of accommodation and food is separate.
Accommodation: Starts the evening of 5th March, extends to the morning of the 31st March, 2013. Daily accommodation includes a delicious full range breakfast.
Private tree house accommodation with en-suite bathrooms is £450 for inclusive dates.
If you want information about this teacher training, please email us or give us a call (44)7849465031.
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Prepare a statement describing previous yoga experience and intentions for your yoga journey ahead.
Schedule a introductory interview with one of the course administrators. (skype/ telephone).
Complete the application form and submit a £500 deposit to hold your place.
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