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Northwest Yoga Society, Mukilteo Speedway

Mukilteo, WA, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Spiritually-Oriented Yoga

Hot/Heated Yoga

Specialty Yoga

Trainings Formats

Part-time
spread out over time

Modules
several, shorter immersions

Languages

English, Sanskrit

About Northwest Yoga Society

We believe that yoga is a powerful tool for connection, balance & transformation.  Our inclusive Yoga Teacher Training Program teaches you how to be your best teacher & communicator;  so you can speak authentically, passionately & honesty, & so...

We believe that yoga is a powerful tool for connection, balance & transformation.  Our inclusive Yoga Teacher Training Program teaches you how to be your best teacher & communicator;  so you can speak authentically, passionately & honesty, & so students in your life can feel supported, seen & understood.  The outline is listed below; if you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out & get them answered.  


Level 1: Foundations of Yoga

In your first month, you will practice yoga as a group and study the fundamental principles of yoga and teaching yoga:

-You will start teaching from day 1, building skills & confidence throughout the program.
-The basics alignment, benefits & how to instruct poses, meditation and breath exercises.
-How to break down & teach any pose.
-How to use efficient cueing, body language, intention-setting & your authentic voice to lead people.
-The Yamas (how you interact with others) of Patanjali's 8 Limbs.
-The musculoskeletal & integumentary systems.

Level 2:  Anatomy & Physiology

In this portion of training, you will dive deep into all anatomical systems, with a focus on how to practice & teach sequences to support life-long movement, strength, stability & flexibility. You will also study:

-Chakras & how to balance them.
-How to practice & teach bandhas.
-The history & basic principles of Yin.
-The Niyamas (how you act when nobody is around) of Patanjali's 8 Limbs.
-The cardiovascular, nervous, digestive, lymphatic, respiratory systems.
-How to offer basic adjustments.
-How to weave a theme throughout your class.

Philosophy

During this month of philosophy, you will focus on:

-The types of yoga & their history.
-Pranayama (breath control).
-Ayurveda & mythology.
-How to use yoga as a tool to balance your life.
-How to pronounce Sanskrit with confidence & teach it to your students.
-How to acknowledge effort in an authentic way, to build confidence in your students & connect with them.
-How to demonstrate effectively.
-How to create inclusive playlists.


Level 4: Teaching Methodology & Business Development

The last portion of your training will culminate with you teaching an entire 60-minute class in your own, unique style!  You will also study & practice:

-Effective communication skills for all types of learners.
-How to offer modifications & manage the atmosphere of a yoga studio or practice space.
-Safe, sanitary & effective hands-on adjustments.
-How to develop & honor your personal teaching style.
-How to serve prenatal, postnatal and geriatric yogis.
-How to sequence for general and diverse populations.
-How to start a sustainable yoga career & next steps.
-Pratyahara (withdrawal of senses), Dharana (singular focus), Dhyana (meditation) and Samadhi (bliss).


In addition to a comprehensive training, you will also receive:

-Full-color Yoga Teacher Training Manual
-Trail Guide to the Body Anatomy Flashcards
-8 Limbs of Patanjali Book
-Certificate for submittal to Yoga Alliance for RYT200

Call 425-293-5297, visit www.NorthwestYogaSociety.com or e-mail Mandy@NorthwestYogaSociety.com to learn more about this unique program today. Payment plans are available to all. 

Welcome to our kula (heart-felt community)!

First Registered October 2016

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  • 5 out of 5
    By: Erin Pena Jan 26, 2021

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Dawn Church Aug 22, 2020
    Training Program held on Jan 01, 2020—May 24, 2020

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Natalie DePrez Jul 28, 2020
    Training Program held on Jan 01, 2020—May 24, 2020

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Katie Lint Jun 13, 2020

  • 3.5 out of 5
    By: Heidi Towner Lyon Aug 30, 2019
    Training Program held on Sep 12, 2017—Jan 13, 2018

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Lauren Bowd Feb 20, 2019
    Training Program held on Oct 23, 2018—Feb 10, 2019

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Dancing Moon Yoga Jan 16, 2019
    Training Program held on Jan 08, 2017—May 14, 2017

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Kathryn B Dec 05, 2018
    Training Program held on Sep 12, 2017—Jan 13, 2018

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Jehna Aug 23, 2018
    Training Program held on Sep 12, 2017—Jan 13, 2018

  • 4.5 out of 5
    By: SoJen Yoga- Jennifer Jensen Aug 07, 2018
    Training Program held on Sep 12, 2017—Jan 13, 2018

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Rowan Oliver Mar 15, 2018
    Training Program held on Sep 12, 2017—Jan 13, 2018

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Judy Milton Feb 21, 2018

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Taylor Foss Sep 03, 2017
    Training Program held on Jan 08, 2017—May 14, 2017

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Stephanie Granados Jul 06, 2017
    Training Program held on Jan 08, 2017—May 14, 2017

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Kaari Embleton May 25, 2017
    Training Program held on Jan 08, 2017—May 14, 2017

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Vicki Russell May 25, 2017
    Training Program held on Jan 08, 2017—May 14, 2017

  • 5 out of 5
    By: Becky Puckett May 15, 2017
    Training Program held on Jan 08, 2017—May 14, 2017

First Registered October 2016

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 17

By Erin Pena RYT® 200

Jan 26, 2021

By Dawn Church RYT® 200

Aug 22, 2020

All Reviews (17)

Teaching Staff

Mandy Cummins

E-RYT® 200, YACEP®

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