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7 Johnson Road

Latham, NY, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Fitness Yoga

Hot/Heated Yoga

Trainings Formats

Part-time
spread out over time

Weekends only

Languages

Engligh

About Styles Yoga

Styles Yoga offers both 200-hour foundational and 300-hour supplementary yoga teacher training programs in Albany, NY. Our programs offer a safe modern approach to yoga while honoring the lineage, history, and traditional practices. Practitioners of all levels are welcome...

Styles Yoga offers both 200-hour foundational and 300-hour supplementary yoga teacher training programs in Albany, NY.

Our programs offer a safe modern approach to yoga while honoring the lineage, history, and traditional practices. Practitioners of all levels are welcome into our training programs. Led by Aaron Styles RYT-500, Aaron’s passion for yoga, injury prevention, and anatomy fueled his desire to create these programs to share with the world.

Styles Yoga believes in giving back to our local community. A percentage of each student’s tuition supports a local charitable organization in the greater Capital Region of Upstate, New York.

First Registered October 2014

Styles Yoga 200-Hour Training Details

Styles Yoga 200-Hour Training

Feb 24 - Jun 10, 2018
The Hot Yoga Spot

Lead Trainer(s)

Syllabus

Educational Categories

Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP)

Topics in this category could include, but are not limited to: asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours must be a mix between: 1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and 2) guided practice of the techniques themselves. Both areas must receive substantial emphasis.

Teaching Methodology (TM)

Topics in this category could include, but are not limited to: Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries; How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting; Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting; Teaching styles; Qualities of a teacher; The student learning process; Business aspects of teaching yoga (including marketing and legal).

Anatomy & Physiology (AP)

Topics in this category could include, but are not limited to: human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).

Yoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)

Topics in this category could include, but are not limited to: The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita); Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma; Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher – student relationships and community; Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva).

Practicum

Topics in this category include: Practice teaching as the lead instructor (does not include assisting, observing or giving feedback); Receiving and giving feedback; Observing others teaching; Assisting students while someone else is teaching.

TitleEducational CategoryContact HoursContact Hours With Lead TrainerNon-Contact Hours 
Integrated Vinyasa PracticeTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)27.0027.000.00

Integrated Vinyasa Practice

On the days of the training, trainees will be guided through a strong vinyasa flow with emphasis on correct alignment, safety, and intelligent sequencing. Pranayama techniques will be incorporated appropriately into the flow. These classes are taught at the training location and are not open to the general public. The morning practice will reflect the information taught the previous day so that the trainees will continually build their education and understanding. After each class there will be discussions as a group to allow time for the trainees to go over any questions, comments, or concerns that they may have regarding the information taught in the sequence.

Learning Objective

Through the physical practice, trainees will learn how to sequence a general flow, theme based, and "peak pose" classes. Trainees will imprint in their bodies and minds how to teach a safe and intelligent practice using asana, pranayama, and intelligent sequencing. Trainees will learn throughout the class how to correctly link poses, teach safe alignment, and add modifications for all levels. Trainees will also learn optimal languaging techniques so that they speak in a professional and articulate way.
The Warm UpTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.002.000.00

The Warm Up

Trainees will learn the physical importance of warming up the major muscles and joints of the body prior to beginning a vigorous vinyasa flow. Through active demonstration and use of the student manual, trainees will learn how to intelligently teach and instruct specific asanas, exercises, and movements to warm up the physical body. Trainees will learn how to perform and instruct multiple warm up movements for the feet, ankles, calf muscles, thighs, hips, core, chest, back, shoulders, biceps/triceps, wrists, hands, and neck.

Learning Objective

Trainees will learn how to teach a well rounded and intelligent warm up sequence. They will learn how to instruct clear and precise alignment cues so that others will be able to effortlessly follow their instruction. They will be able to instruct a complete warm up to help prevent injury, strain, or discomfort.
Introduction To MeditationTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)2.002.000.00

Introduction To Meditation

In this session, students will learn the tools necessary to implement a daily personal meditation practice. Through use of the trainee handbook, trainees will read about the history of mediation. In a lecture the trainees will learn about many different forms of mediation, concentration,visualization, cultivation, and contemplation. In a group trainees will have time to discuss their personal mediation experiences, thoughts, and concerns.

Learning Objective

Trainees will be able to provide knowledge regarding the history of meditation to others. Trainees will be able to differentiate between concentration, meditation, visualization, cultivation, and contemplation. Trainees will be able to practice multiple forms of different meditation techniques. Trainees will learn how to maintain a personal meditation practice.
Daily Meditation Practice Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP)9.009.000.00

Daily Meditation Practice

Student will be guided through a daily 30 minute daily meditation.

Learning Objective

- Encourage students to become comfortable with meditation. - Implement various mediation techniques. - Enhance focus and concentration.
Fundamental Sun Salutation Sequences & PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Sun Salutation Sequences & Postures

By using active demonstration and the student manual, trainees will learn the sequence and postures of the classical ashtanga based Sun Salutation's A & B. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. Non-Contact: Trainees must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to teach and perform the Sun Salutation A & B Sequence - Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following poses: o Tadasana – Mountain Pose o Urdhva Hastasana – Upward Hand Pose o Utkatasana – Fierce Pose o Uttanasana – Deep Forward Bend o Ardha Uttanasana – Half Deep Forward Bend o Adho Mukha Dandasana – Downward Facing Staff Pose o Knees Down, Lie Down o Chaturanga Dandasana – Four-limbed Staff Pose o Bhujangasana – Cobra Pose o Urdhva Mukha Svanasana – Upward Facing Dog Pose o Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog Pose o Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana – One Legged Downward Facing Dog o Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana II (Modified) – Crescent Moon Lunge o Virabhadrasana I – Warrior 1
Fundamental Standing PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)8.008.000.00

Fundamental Standing Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, students will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental standing postures. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Students must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Virabhadrasana II – Warrior 2 o Reverse or Exalted Warrior o Tikonasana – Triangle Pose o Uttitha Parsvakonasana – Extended Side Angle Pose o Ardha Chandrasana – Half Moon o Virabhadrasana I Variation – High Lunge o Virabhadrasana III – Warrior 3 o Parivrtta Trikonasana – Revolved Triangle Pose o Parivrtta Parsvakonasana – Revolved Side Angle Pose o Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana – Revolved Half Moon Pose
Fundamental Standing Forward Bend PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)8.008.000.00

Fundamental Standing Forward Bend Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, trainees will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental standing forward bends.Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Trainees must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Prasarita Padottanasana – Wide Leg Standing Forward Bend o Padahastasana – Feet To Hands Pose o Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana – Standing Splits o Parsvottanasana – Intense Chest Stretch o Eka Pada Uttanasana – One Legged Standing Forward Bend o Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana – Half Bound Lotus Standing Forward Bend
Fundamental Standing Balance PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Standing Balance Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, trainees will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental standing balance postures.Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Trainees must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Vrksasana – Tree Pose o Garudasana – Eagle Pose o Hasta Padangusthasana - Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose o Natarajasana – Dancers Pose o Eka Pada Malasana – One Legged Garland Pose
Fundamental Arm Balance PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Arm Balance Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, trainees will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental arm balance postures.Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Trainees must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Bhujapidasana – Arm Pressure Pose o Bakasana – Crane Pose o Parsva Bakasana – Side Crane Pose o Vasisthasana – Side Plank Pose o Eka Hasta Bhujasana – Elephant Truck Pose o Astavakrasana – Eight Angle Pose o Tittibhasana – Firefly Pose o Eka Pada Galavasana – Flying Pigeon o Eka Pada Koundinyasana I – Pose Dedicated To Sage Koundinya I o Eka Pada Koundinyasana II – Pose Dedicated To Sage Koundinya II o Mayurasana – Peacock Pose
Fundamental Seated & Floor PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Seated & Floor Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, trainees will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental seated and floor postures. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Taineess must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Dandasana – Staff Pose o Virasana – Hero pose o Ubhaya Padangusthasana – Both Big Toe Pose o Parighasana – Gate Pose o Supta Baddha Konasana – Reclined Bound Angle Pose o Garland Pose – Malasana o Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose o Padmasana – Lotus Pose o Eka Pada Sirsasana – Leg Behind The Head Pose o Krounchasana – Heron Pose o Hanumanasana – Monkey God Pose o Samakonasana – Sideways Splits o Supta Kurmasana – Reclined Tortoise Pose o Yoganidrasana – Yogic Sleep Pose
Fundamental Seated Forward Bend & Fundamental Seated Twist PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Seated Forward Bend & Fundamental Seated Twist Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, students will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental seated forward bend and twist postures. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Students must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Janu Sirsasana – Head To Knee Pose o Parivrrta Janu Sirsasana – Revolved Head to Knee Pose o Paschimottanasana – Intense West Stretch o Trianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana – One Legged Folded, Intense West Stretch o Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana – Half Bound Lotus Intense West Stretch o Upavistha Konasana – Seated Wide Angle Pose o Parsva Upavistha Konasana – Seated Side Wide Angle Pose o Baddha Konasana – Bound Angle Pose o Marichiasana A – Pose Dedicated To The Sage Marichi, A o Marichiasana B – Pose Dedicated To The Sage Marichi, B o Marichiasana C – Pose Dedicated To The Sage Marichi, C o Marichiasana D – Pose Dedicated To The Sage Marichi, D o Ardha Matsyendrasana – Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose o Bharadvajasana A – Pose Dedicated To To The Sage Bharadvaja, A o Bharadvajasana B - Pose Dedicated To To The Sage Bharadvaja, B o Parivrtta Padmasana – Revolved Lotus
Fundamental Inversion PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Inversion Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, trainees will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental inversion postures. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Trainees must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Viparita Karani – Legs Up The Wall o Salamba Sirsasana I – Supported Basket Headstand o Salamba Sirsasana II – Supported Tripod Headstand o Salamba Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand o Halasana – Plow Pose o Karnipidasana – Ear Pressure Pose o Adho Mukha Vrksasana – Handstand o Pincha Mayurasana – Forearm Balance
Fundamental Backbend PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Fundamental Backbend Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, students will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental backbend postures. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. Trainees will learn when to activate the appropriate bandahs (energy locks) in certain poses. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing. Non-Contact: Students must read and study the alignment given in the student manual.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Salabasana – Locust Pose o Salambda Bhujangasana – Sphinx Pose (Supported Cobra Pose) o Setu Bandasana – Bridge Pose o Eka Pada Setu Bandasana – One Legged Bridge Pose o Ustrasana – Camel Pose o Kapotasana – Full Pigeon pose o Dhanurasana – Bow Pose o Urdhva Dhanurasana – Upward Facing Bow Pose o Purvottanasana – Intense East Stretch Pose o Matsyasana – Fish Pose
Fundmental Reclined PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)1.001.000.00

Fundmental Reclined Postures

Using active demonstration and the student manual, students will learn the correct alignment and verbal cues for the fundamental reclined postures. Each pose/sequence will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing.

Learning Objective

- Trainees will be able to offer specific cues for alignment and discuss the inner energy for the following postures: o Jathara Parivartanasana – Revolved Belly Pose (Reclined Twist) o Supta Baddha Konasana – Reclined Bound Angle Pose o Savasana – Corpse Pose
Introduction To PranayamaTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)2.002.000.00

Introduction To Pranayama

Through active demonstration and practice, students will learn how to intelligently implement and instruct pranayama breathing techniques. The techniques discussed will include Ujjayi, Kapala Bharti, and Nadi Shodhana. They will be lectured on the benefits of each breath and how to effectively use them when instructing a class. They will then have time in a group setting to ask questions, practice the techniques, and discuss their experiences.

Learning Objective

Trainees will be able to correctly perform and instruct the Ujjayi, Kapala Bharti, and Nadi Shodhana pranyama techniques.
Intelligent Sequencing & TransitionsTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)8.008.000.00

Intelligent Sequencing & Transitions

Students will learn how to sequence a vinyasa class intelligently, thoughtfully, and safely. Through use of discussion and active demonstration students will learn the difference between general and thematic sequencing. Through lecture, they will learn the importance of having a warm up, standing postures, balancing postures, inversions, backbends, core strengthening postures, and a cool down. Trainees will learn how to sequence a full 60, 75, or 90 minute vinyasa class. Trainees will also learn fun & creative ways to link poses together. In a group setting, there will be time for students to ask questions or share experiences.

Learning Objective

Trainees will learn how to intelligently sequence a vinyasa class so that they can begin to teach. Trainees will learn fun, safe, and creative transitions. Trainees will learn the difference between general, thematic, and "peak pose" sequencing. Trainees will learn how to create a confident sequence for a class that they can teach friends, family, or students.
The Cool DownTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)2.002.000.00

The Cool Down

Through use of communication, active demonstration, and the student manual, the students will learn how to instruct the cool down sequence for a vinyasa flow class. Students will learn how to clearly instruct asanas or movements that help to remove excess heat and to prepare the body for savasana. The trainees will be learn why the body needs to be cooled down prior to closing the class. Each pose/movement will be demonstrated by a willing trainee. Trainees will practice reading the alignment cues to become comfortable with the cuing and specific languaging. Trainees will learn the modifications and variations of each pose so that they may offer all level class options. Students will observe each pose demonstrated by trainees with different physical traits/limitations so that they can see differences in alignment. There will be time for active discussion regarding questions on alignment, energy, or sequencing.

Learning Objective

Trainees will be able to articulate and instruct the cool down portion of a vinyasa class. They will be able to clearly talk about why the cool down is important for the both the physical and mental body.
Art Of AssistingTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)12.0012.000.00

Art Of Assisting

Through use of active demonstration and the student manual, students will learn how to offer hands-on assists for multiple yoga postures. There is a strong emphasis on correct body placement to ensure both student and teacher are safe. Trainees will learn the basic assists for seated, standing, back bending, and inverted poses. Each assist will be demonstrated by the teacher first. Students will then have the opportunity to practice the assists on each other. The will learn the importance of soft, medium, and firm pressure. They will be given feedback from both the student and teacher. They will learn when it is appropriate and not appropriate to offer assists. How to approach size and gender differences will be thoroughly discussed.

Learning Objective

Trainees will be able to perform safe and effective hands-on assists for a multiple number of asanas. Trainees will know when to appropriately assist a student during a vinyasa flow class.
The BandhasTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)2.002.000.00

The Bandhas

Through active demonstration and use of the student manual, the students will learn how to instruct the engagement of the energetic locks known as the bandhas. The main focus will be on Mula Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha, and Jalandhara Bandha. Students will learn when in the practice it is important to discuss and instruct the engagement of the internal locks.

Learning Objective

- Incorporating the use of the Bandhas in a vinyasa flow class.
Practice & Memorize SanskritTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)0.000.005.50

Practice & Memorize Sanskrit

Students will learn the sanskrit names of poses in class through use of the student manual. Students will then spend time during the week memorizing and practicing their pronunciation of the poses.

Learning Objective

- Learn the sanskrit names of the asanas.
Yoga Principles & EthicsTeaching Methodology (TM)5.005.002.00

Yoga Principles & Ethics

Trainees will learn how to follow the ethics on being a good yoga instructor. They will learn the importance of conducting themselves in a professional manor. Trainees will learn the importance of not creating sexual relationships with their students. They will learn the importance of honor diversity in classes and how to ensure all students feel welcome regardless of age, physical limitations, race, creed, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. Trainees will be instructed on how to handle students with injuries and how to handle students with emotional or phycological problems. Through lecture and discussion, trainees will also be taught to follow the ethical observances of the yams and niyamas.

Learning Objective

Trainees will learn how to follow and live by the ethical rules on being a good yoga instructor.
Using Skillful LanguageTeaching Methodology (TM)2.002.002.00

Using Skillful Language

Students will learn how to best speak and articulate while teaching. Learn how to speak with projection and clarity. Use words that clearly instruct alignment and adjustments. Learn how to be heard without being overbearing.

Learning Objective

- Articulate alignment and adjustments - Speak in a way that is clear, understandable, and comforting.
Demonstrating ProfessionalismTeaching Methodology (TM)2.002.002.00

Demonstrating Professionalism

Students will learn how to appropriately dress, act, and speak. Tips and advice will be given on how to be professional around fellow teachers, students, and your boss.

Learning Objective

- Act in a professional manner as a yoga instructor.
Holding SpaceTeaching Methodology (TM)2.002.002.00

Holding Space

Learn how to efficiently and effectively hold space as a yoga instructor. During this session, you will learn what to do in certain awkward situations that may happen during class. You will also learn how to hold yourself differently depending on the demographic you are teaching.

Learning Objective

- Hold space effectively and efficiently.
The Business Of YogaTeaching Methodology (TM)4.004.002.00

The Business Of Yoga

You've just earned your 200hr certification, now what?! During the session you will learn what to do after the training. Learn how to land a job, what appropriate compensation may be, find insurance, manage your finances, and more.

Learning Objective

- Learn the business skills you will need to be a successful teacher.
Anatomy FundamentalsAnatomy & Physiology (AP)6.006.005.00

Anatomy Fundamentals

Using "The Key Muscles of Yoga" by Ray Long and movement exercises you will learn the anatomy fundamentals of the body. Learn how to identify body locations. Learn about the skeleton, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and movement of the body.

Learning Objective

- Basic Yoga Anatomy
The Pelvic Girdle and ThighsAnatomy & Physiology (AP)6.006.001.00

The Pelvic Girdle and Thighs

Using communication and the book "The Key Muscles of Yoga" you will learn about the muscles, bones, joints, and movement associated with the pelvic girdle and thighs.

Learning Objective

- Applied Anatomy
The Trunk, Shoulder Girdle, and Upper ArmsAnatomy & Physiology (AP)6.006.002.00

The Trunk, Shoulder Girdle, and Upper Arms

Using communication and the book "The Key Muscles of Yoga" you will learn about the muscles, bones, joints, and movement associated with the trunk, shoulder girdle, and upper arms.

Learning Objective

Applied Anatomy
The ChakrasAnatomy & Physiology (AP)2.002.002.00

The Chakras

By lecture, discussions, and the student manual, you will learn about the chakras and how to incorporate them into your teachings. You will also watch an educational video on the chakras.

Learning Objective

- Chakra Education - Implementing chakras into your teachings.
Yoga Sutras & 8 Limb PathYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)12.0012.008.00

Yoga Sutras & 8 Limb Path

Through use of discussion and the student manual, trainees will learn about Patanjali's 8 Limb Path. Conversation will focus on how to live by the ethical observances and restraints contained in the 8 limb path. As a group, trainees will have time to discuss how the Yama's and Niyama's are followed today in modern every day life. Trainees will read and discuss "Inside the Yoga Sutras" by Reverend Jaganath Carrerra.

Learning Objective

- Know and live by Patanjali's 8 Limb Path. - "Inside the Yoga Sutras" - Reverend Jaganath Carrerra
The History Of YogaYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)8.008.002.00

The History Of Yoga

There will be multiple workshops to discuss and learn about the history of yoga. Using discussions, the student manual, and "Yoga" by Linda Sparrow, trainees will learn how yoga has continued to evolve along it's journey from the east to the west. Trainees will also learn about the different sects of yoga.

Learning Objective

- The History Of Yoga - Yoga's Journey From East To West. - Different Yoga Sects.
Teach The Warm UpPracticum0.250.250.00

Teach The Warm Up

After leaning how to teach a warm up sequence, each trainee will be allotted 15 minutes to demonstrate their teaching skills as they teach a warm up sequence to fellow trainees. The trainees will be divided into smaller groups of three to four. Trainees will be given constructive feedback from the instructor and their peers. They will use this time to help improve their languaging, confidence, and vocal projection.

Learning Objective

15 minutes allotted for trainees to practice teaching as the main instructor. Trainees will learn how to feel comfortable taking on the role of the instructor. Trainees will have time to observe their fellow classmates teach so that they can listen to and supply constructive feedback.
Teach Sun SalutationsPracticum0.250.250.00

Teach Sun Salutations

After leaning how to teach sun salutation A & B, each trainee will be allotted 15 minutes to demonstrate their teaching skills as they teach 15 minutes of sun salutations to fellow trainees. The trainees will be divided into groups of two. Trainees will be given constructive feedback from the instructor and their peers. They will use this time to help improve their languaging, confidence, and vocal projection.

Learning Objective

15 minutes allotted for trainees to practice teaching as the main instructor. Trainees will learn how to feel comfortable taking on the role of the instructor. Feedback from both students and Instructor will consist of helpful tips the trainee improve his/her alignment cues, sequencing, vocal projection, and professionalism.
Teach A 60 & 75 Minute ClassPracticum2.252.252.00

Teach A 60 & 75 Minute Class

Trainees will be allotted one 60 minute time and one 75 minute time slot to demonstrate their teaching skills as they plan & teach 2 vinyasa classes. The trainees will be teaching their fellow students in groups of three to four as the teacher training instructor observes. Trainees will be given constructive feedback from the instructor and their peers. The feedback will consist of helpful tips the trainee improve his/her alignment cues, sequencing, vocal projection, and professionalism. Non-contact: Prepping for class. (Creating the sequence and practicing)

Learning Objective

2.25 hours allotted for trainees to practice teaching as the main instructor. Trainees will experience how to feel comfortable taking on the role of the instructor. Trainees will have time to observe their fellow classmates teach so that they can listen to and supply constructive feedback.
The Perfect ChaturangaTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)2.002.000.00

The Perfect Chaturanga

The Perfect Chaturanga is a vinyasa yoga primer, yoga anatomy and injury prevention workshop. Learn on and off the mat tools and techniques to strengthen and stretch the necessary muscles needed to practice the 3 most commonly practiced postures in vinyasa flow yoga: chaturanga dandasana, updog and downdog.

Learning Objective

- Detailed Vinyasa Alignment
Teach The AsanasPracticum8.008.002.00

Teach The Asanas

After learning the cues and alignment for each pose, the trainees will be allotted roughly 2-3 minutes each as they teach the pose to another student. Trainees will be given constructive feedback from the instructor and their peers. The feedback will consist of helpful tips for the trainee to improve his/her alignment cues, sequencing, vocal projection, and professionalism. There will be time for students to ask questions and discuss the information in a group setting. Non-Contact Hours: Trainees will be asked to practice teaching the poses to their fellow students.

Learning Objective

As there are over 100 poses taught, this will supply the trainee numerous practicum hours for teaching as the lead teacher. It will also give them time to observe another student take on the role of the instructor. In this way, the trainees will be able to grow together and offer each other feedback.

 

 

 

First Registered October 2014

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