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Transform NOLA

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8509 Oak Street

New Orleans, LA, USA

Contact Person
Mia Oramous
9856402648

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Trainings Formats

Part-time
spread out over time

Weekends only

Non-residential
trainees commute to the program

Languages

English

About Transform NOLA

Transform NOLA offers 200-hour yoga teacher trainings that enable seeking individuals to transform and grow in their practice – and to help others on their journey. It is a mentally, physically and emotionally challenging process designed to enable serious students to take...

Transform NOLA offers 200-hour yoga teacher trainings that enable seeking individuals to transform and grow in their practice – and to help others on their journey. It is a mentally, physically and emotionally challenging process designed to enable serious students to take their practice off the mat and into the world. You will practice asana, meditation, and pranayama to the point of proficiency and beyond. Your knowledge of yoga theory will deepen to the point that it becomes a core aspect of the fabric of your life -- and of everything you do and say as a yoga teacher. You will learn to teach classes that combine a consistent integrated vision with the inspired spontaneity that is the hallmark of Vinyasa Yoga. You will develop a thorough understanding of the elements of the principles of yoga and be able to design a class or teach a pose in such a manner that your students will immediately embody those principles.

Mia Oramous (E-RYT 500) facilitates the training and has extensive experience in Rolf Gates' teachings and teaching methods. She received her 200-hour training from him in 2008; hosted and attended a 200-hour training in 2010; completed a 300-hour training with him in 2011; and has led teacher trainings since then at Transform NOLA.

First Registered April 2012

2017 Yoga Teacher Training Details

2017 Yoga Teacher Training

Jan 13 - Sep 24, 2017
Transform NOLA

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.

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First Registered April 2012

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 23

By Meghan Lanter RYT® 200

Oct 31, 2017

Loved Mia! She is an amazing teacher and I definitely can't wait to see if any more trainings will come up under her name! Full Review

By Garrett Gros RYT® 200

Oct 18, 2017

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Mia Oramous

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

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