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Savannah Power Yoga

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7360 Skidaway Road #3

Savannah, GA, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Hot/Heated Yoga

Trainings Formats

Full-time
usually intensive/immersion

Part-time
spread out over time

Weekends only

Modules
several, shorter immersions

Residential
trainees stay on-site

Non-residential
trainees commute to the program

Destination / retreat

Languages

ENGLISH

About Savannah Power Yoga

The mission of Savannah Power Yoga is to create an environment and experience which empowers its customers to live a healthy, balanced life through the consistent practice of yoga. Our teacher training programs focus on training powerful vinyasa yoga teachers. While we...

The mission of Savannah Power Yoga is to create an environment and experience which empowers its customers to live a healthy, balanced life through the consistent practice of yoga. Our teacher training programs focus on training powerful vinyasa yoga teachers. While we teach all of the fundamentals required by yoga alliance, we emphasize practice teaching and constructive, structured feedback with the aim of preparing students to step into the role of the teacher with confidence, upon graduation.

First Registered April 2012

200 Hour Teacher Training 2018 Details

200 Hour Teacher Training 2018

Jun 08 - Aug 26, 2018
Savannah Power Yoga

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 
Introduction to AnatomyAnatomy & Physiology (AP)2.502.500.00

Introduction to Anatomy

Overview of the basic structure of the skeleton and muscles. Basics of anatomy terminology.

Learning Objective

Teach the students the language and "geography" of the human body so that are versed in all of the major muscles and bones.
Anatomy 1Anatomy & Physiology (AP)2.502.500.00

Anatomy 1

Anatomy of the spine and shoulders

Learning Objective

-Understand the major bones of the shoulder joint and their range of movements -Know the muscles of the shoulder joint, including the muscles of the rotator cuff. -Understand their functions, and understand the challenges particular to vinyasa yoga -Know the three natural curves of the spine -Know the major muscles surrounding the spine -Understand the relationship between shoulder and spinal mobility in determining the depth of certain yoga poses -Be familiar with common spinal injuries, contraindications and modifications
Anatomy 2Anatomy & Physiology (AP)2.502.500.00

Anatomy 2

Anatomy of the hips and knees

Learning Objective

Understand the skeletal anatomy of the pelvis and knee Understand the range of motion in the femur bone at the hip and how it affects the knee Understand the major muscles responsible for each motion in the hip Understand the range of motion in the knee and the muscles responsible for these motions Know the major ligaments of the knee and how to best protect them during yoga practice Know common knee injuries and how to modify the practice for these injuries Understand the skeletal anatomy of the pelvis and knee Understand the range of motion in the femur bone at the hip and how it affects the knee Understand the major muscles responsible for each motion in the hip Understand the range of motion in the knee and the muscles responsible for these motions Know the major ligaments of the knee and how to best protect them during yoga practice Know common knee injuries and how to modify the practice for these injuries
Introduction to the ChakrasAnatomy & Physiology (AP)2.502.500.00

Introduction to the Chakras

Understanding the Chakras

Learning Objective

-Overview of the chakras, their history and relationship to the endocrine system and nervous system. -Understand the properties of each of the chakras.
Book: The Key Muscles of YogaAnatomy & Physiology (AP)0.000.006.00

Book: The Key Muscles of Yoga

Read The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long

Learning Objective

Understand the anatomy of yoga through this illustrated text.
Watch: Anatomy of Yoga with Paul GrilleyAnatomy & Physiology (AP)0.000.004.00

Watch: Anatomy of Yoga with Paul Grilley

4 hours of video on the anatomy of yoga

Learning Objective

To see the impact of anatomy on yoga practice in different people's bodies; to understand tension and compression as it related to joint mobility.
The Business of YogaYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)1.001.000.00

The Business of Yoga

Discussion of the various aspects of working as an independent yoga teacher and opening a yoga studio.

Learning Objective

To understand basic models for getting paid to teach yoga, how to insure yourself, marketing, opening a yoga studio.
Survey of Yoga StylesPracticum0.000.009.00

Survey of Yoga Styles

Students must take 6 different styles of yoga classes at there studios and write up their experience and a short overview of the style of yoga.

Learning Objective

To gain an awareness of the breadth of styles of yoga in the community and marketplace.
Practice TeachingPracticum40.0020.0020.00

Practice Teaching

Students must practice teach at least 2 hours per week and receive structured feedback.

Learning Objective

To get enough experience teaching and receiving feedback to be able to teach a powerful yoga class upon completion of the training program.
Giving and Receiving Structured FeedbackTeaching Methodology (TM)4.004.000.00

Giving and Receiving Structured Feedback

Students learn to give and receive feedback to each other using a 6 point feedback method designed to make the teacher trainee better.

Learning Objective

To learn how to give constructive feedback so that the teacher trainees can practice with each other and help each other improve their teaching skills.
Teaching MasteryTeaching Methodology (TM)7.507.500.00

Teaching Mastery

The students learn the techniques to not just be able to instruct the poses, but how to be a powerful, inspiring teacher.

Learning Objective

-General Principles for Mastery -Use of Voice and Language -Seeing Your Students -Managing the Energy in the Room -Speaking to Spirit
Hands On AssistingTeaching Methodology (TM)14.0014.000.00

Hands On Assisting

Students learn how to give hands-on assists to help their students find greater ease and depth in their practice.

Learning Objective

-Basic principles of touch -Hands on assists for sun salutations, twisting poses, standing poses, backbends, forward bends, inversions and hip openers.
Teaching Special PopulationsTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)6.006.000.00

Teaching Special Populations

Learn how to teach classes to new students, older students, physically challenged, and pregnant students.

Learning Objective

To learn to safely teach special populations including brand new students, older students, pregnant students. to understand the contraindications, risks and benefits of yoga for each of these populations.
Alignment in the PosturesTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)15.0015.000.00

Alignment in the Postures

Learn the basics principles for safe and powerful alignment.

Learning Objective

To learn the principles for safe and powerful physical alignment of the asanas in the power yoga sequence.
Overview of the Power Yoga SequenceTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)4.004.000.00

Overview of the Power Yoga Sequence

Learn the 11 parts of the power yoga sequence.

Learning Objective

You will learn the 1 parts of the sequence and each of the poses in the standard sequence. You will learn how to modify or adapt the sequence intelligently.
Introduction to Breath and BandhasTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)2.002.000.00

Introduction to Breath and Bandhas

Learn the basic techniques for different yoga breathing techniques (pranayama) and the bandhas

Learning Objective

-Understand Ujaayi pranayama and 6 other forms of pranayama. -Understand and know how to teach Uddiyana Bandha as well as Mula Bandha and Jalandara Bandha.
Class ObservationsTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)0.000.0020.00

Class Observations

Students take 20 hours of classes and document their observations and feedback in a structured format.

Learning Objective

-To observe another teacher's technique and learn from them -To learn how to observe the effects of the practice in their own body as material for their own teaching -To learn how to observe the effects of yoga practice in their own way of being as input to their own teaching - To practice enough that the power yoga sequence begins to become second nature
Yoga PracticeTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)55.0030.000.00

Yoga Practice

Students take several classes a day during the teacher training weekends as a means to deepen their own physical and mental practice.

Learning Objective

-Students will experience the effect of intensive vinyasa yoga practice -Students will learn what it means to meet their physical edge -Students will become very familiar with the power yoga practice
What is YogaYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)2.002.000.00

What is Yoga

Look at the different definitions and benefits of yoga from a historical and contemporary perspective.

Learning Objective

-Discuss what yoga is from the students' perspective -Review authoritative definitions of yoga -Understand the history of yoga -Understand the lineage of modern yoga
Introduction to MeditationYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)2.002.004.00

Introduction to Meditation

Learn the benefits of yoga and various meditation techniques.

Learning Objective

-Understand the physiological and mental benefits of meditation -Learn several meditation techniques -Practice several meditation techniques
Introduction to the Yoga SutrasYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)2.002.008.00

Introduction to the Yoga Sutras

Understand the history and teachings of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Learning Objective

-Understand the history and source of the yoga sutras -Understand the structure and format of the 4 books of the sutras -Understand the 8 limbs of yoga -Understand the Yamas and the Niyamas -Understand the basic teachings of this text
Introduction to the Bhagavad GitaYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)2.002.008.00

Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

Students will read the Bhagavad Gita and discuss its historical context, importance and teachings.

Learning Objective

-Understand the cultural context of the Bhagavad Gita -Understand the story of the Bhagavad Gita -Understand the basic teachings of the Bhagavad Gita with respect to Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga Dharma, the three Gunas, Purusha, Prakriti and Moksha
Ethics for Yoga TeachersYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)2.002.000.00

Ethics for Yoga Teachers

Discuss and understand the code of conduct and ethical principles for yoga teachers

Learning Objective

-Understand the Yoga Alliance Code of Conduct for Registered Yoga Teachers -Understand how the Yamas and the Niyamas form the basis for a yoga teachers' code of conduct
Community ProcessYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)10.0010.000.00

Community Process

Our commnuity process is a way of interacting with each other during the program so that we see each other authentically and hold each other up to our highest possibility as teachers and community members.

Learning Objective

-Learn how to listen generously -Learn to acknowledge others -Learn to clear any stuck energy personally or with others -Learn to tap into our emotions and identify them
What are the Qualities of a Powerful Yoga TeacherTeaching Methodology (TM)2.502.500.00

What are the Qualities of a Powerful Yoga Teacher

We will discuss what makes a yoga teacher impactful and powerful.

Learning Objective

-Identify and understand what makes a teacher inspiring and impactful -Understand the qualities that we are looking to develop as aspiring yoga teachers

 

 

 

First Registered April 2012

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 32

By Kim Norvell E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500

Mar 11, 2018

By Kylie Justus RYT® 200

Jan 24, 2018

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Teaching Staff

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E-RYT® 500

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RYT® 500

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