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.
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)!