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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

100 Hour Advanced Studies Details

100 Hour Advanced Studies

Jun 22 - Aug 26, 2018
Savannah Power Yoga

Lead Trainer(s)

Syllabus

Educational Categories

Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP)

This material shall foster an enhanced understanding and experience as compared to the content of your school's RYS 200 or foundational Techniques, Training and Practice sessions. 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 the subject and application of its principles 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: Further and deeper study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita) than what was included in your school's RYS 200 syllabus content; 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 through yoga (seva).

Practicum

Topics in this category include: Practice teaching (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 
Asana PracticeTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)60.0060.0050.00

Asana Practice

Asana Practice: Mastery of any skill requires practice. During your 200 hour program you were learning the postures and how to do them properly. Class attendance was about mastery of your own practice. In this part of your training your practice will be about tuning in to a senior teachers' teaching techniques and documenting what you observe about their teaching. You will log 25 hours of observations using the Teaching Observation Log. 110 Hours Total Practice: 2x week minimum practice, 60 hours total with a senior SPY teacher.

Learning Objective

-To observe and articulate the practice of teaching yoga. -To identify teaching techniques that convey the needed information succinctly and effectively teach a class -To identify teaching techniques that do not work well and articulate alternative ways to convey the information.
Meditation PracticeTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)25.000.0027.00

Meditation Practice

Mastery is achieved through practice. During your 200 hour teacher training you were taught about meditation - history and styles. You were encouraged meditate but not required. During this phase of your teacher training you will be asked to log 52 Hours of Meditation. Practice: 60 minutes per week. You may also attend a 10 Day Vipassana Retreat, etc. to log your hours; You must have 25 contact hours with a teacher e.g. taking meditation classes at the studio or on a retreat.

Learning Objective

To embody the practice of meditation so that you are able to teach from personal experience and not simply from book learning.
Teaching a Basics ClassTeaching Methodology (TM)3.003.000.00

Teaching a Basics Class

Instruction in special techniques for teaching beginners

Learning Objective

To learn the language, energy and adaptations for teaching new students
Teaching MeditationTeaching Methodology (TM)2.002.000.00

Teaching Meditation

Learn how to teach a led meditation class.

Learning Objective

To learn the language, energy, and techniques for teaching meditation.
Sequencing a Flow Yoga ClassTeaching Methodology (TM)3.003.000.00

Sequencing a Flow Yoga Class

Learn how to safely and powerfully adapt the power yoga sequence.

Learning Objective

To learn the language, energy, and techniques for creating a safe and flowing yoga sequqnce.
Learn to Teach InversionsTeaching Methodology (TM)3.003.000.00

Learn to Teach Inversions

Teaching inversions requires the ability to teach both the technical aspects of safely getting into and out of the pose as well as the ability to empower you students to overcome their fears and concerns. In this workshop you will learn how to use language to empower your students as well as the step-by-step techniques for safely teaching inversions.

Learning Objective

-To learn the language, energy, and techniques for teaching inversions. - To learn ways to teach your students to build the strength to eventually do inversions if they are not yet ready. -To empower your students to practice inversions even they have fear.
Learn to Teach Arm BalancesTeaching Methodology (TM)3.003.000.00

Learn to Teach Arm Balances

Learn the language, energy, and techniques for teaching powerful arm balances.

Learning Objective

To learn the language, energy, and techniques for teaching arm balances.
Teaching a Chair Yoga ClassTeaching Methodology (TM)3.003.000.00

Teaching a Chair Yoga Class

To learn the language, techniques and adaptations for teaching a chair-based yoga class.

Learning Objective

To learn the language, techniques and adaptations for safely teaching a chair-based yoga class
Teaching Private Yoga ClassesTeaching Methodology (TM)2.000.000.00

Teaching Private Yoga Classes

Learn how to teach students one-on-one.

Learning Objective

To learn the language, energy, and techniques for teaching students in private one-on-one setting.
The Art and Mastery of Yoga AnatomyAnatomy & Physiology (AP)4.000.000.00

The Art and Mastery of Yoga Anatomy

Learn to teach from a strong foundation in anatomical principles.

Learning Objective

To learn the language, energy, and techniques for teaching asana from an anatomical point of view.
The Science of Nutrition and DetoxAnatomy & Physiology (AP)6.000.000.00

The Science of Nutrition and Detox

Learn basic nutrition concepts and the science behind detoxifying and cleansing.

Learning Objective

To understand how nutrition affect physiology with the aim of creating a holistic approach to health.
Tap Into Your Energy BodyAnatomy & Physiology (AP)2.500.000.00

Tap Into Your Energy Body

To learn to tune into the chakras and understand the energy body.

Learning Objective

To discover your own energy body and learn to teach from that inner knowing.
CPR and Basic First Aid for AdultsAnatomy & Physiology (AP)0.000.004.00

CPR and Basic First Aid for Adults

Learn and get certified in CPR and basics first aid techniques.

Learning Objective

To learn the basic CPR and first aid techniques for responding in an emergency situation.
Yoga for Spinal CareAnatomy & Physiology (AP)2.002.000.00

Yoga for Spinal Care

Learn to teach students with back injuries and back pain.

Learning Objective

To learn about back pain and injuries and how to adapt a flow yoga class to support back safety and care.
Yoga for Shoulder CareAnatomy & Physiology (AP)2.002.000.00

Yoga for Shoulder Care

Learn to teach yoga safely to students with shoulder pain and injuries.

Learning Objective

To learn basic shoulder integrity in the asanas and how to adapt the poses for shoulder pain and injuries.
David Keil's Yogantomy Anatomy & Physiology (AP)0.000.004.00

David Keil's Yogantomy

These are non-contact hours viewing david Keil's Yogantomy video series. Students will be asked to write a short paper describing what they learned from his teaching. There will be time during the monthly teacher training gathering to ask questions and discuss the video.

Learning Objective

To learn in depth anatomy for specific postures.
Yoga as ServiceYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)0.000.0050.00

Yoga as Service

You will teach yoga without monetary compensation at a local organization such as Hospice, a Senior Center, Library, etc.

Learning Objective

To learn the practice of Karma Yoga and be in service to others without concern for the results.
Monthly Yoga StudiesYoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)26.0026.000.00

Monthly Yoga Studies

We will met once a month and discuss a book or topic in the field of philosophy and/or spirituality.

Learning Objective

To deepen your understanding of the practices of yoga beyond asana and pranayama.
Hands On Assisting WorkshopPracticum12.006.000.00

Hands On Assisting Workshop

Learn the proper techniques for powerful hands on assists.

Learning Objective

To learn the specific methodology for giving powerful hands-on assists.
Assisting MentorshipPracticum18.002.000.00

Assisting Mentorship

You will be mentored by a senior teacher as you implement hands on assisting techniques.

Learning Objective

To get feedback and guidance in tuning your hands on assisting.
Teaching ApprenticeshipPracticum50.0012.000.00

Teaching Apprenticeship

Teach classes with a senior teacher in your classes, and get concrete, constructive feedback on your teaching techniques and energy.

Learning Objective

To learn how others perceive your teaching and get concrete feedback in tuning up your teaching.
Assisting ApprenticeshipPracticum50.0012.000.00

Assisting Apprenticeship

You will assist a regularly scheduled class at SPY for a total of 50 hours.

Learning Objective

To assist another teacher on a regular basis as a means to deepen your own teaching and assisting.
Teacher MeetingsTechniques, Training and Practice (TTP)8.008.000.00

Teacher Meetings

SPY teachers and those enrolled in the 300 hour teacher training will meet on a quarterly basis to review new teaching guidance, practice teach new techniques and discuss our experience as teachers.

Learning Objective

-To gather all of the teachers on a regular basis and talk about current teaching issues and new ideas -To integrate the 300 hour teacher training participants in the teaching community at SPY and foster discussion between all of the 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

Kate Doran

E-RYT® 500

Katherine Johnson Katherine Johnson

RYT® 500

Kim Norvell

E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500

All Teaching Staff (4)
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