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Yoga Alliance (YA) the standards body states – “Continuing Education (CE) Requirements encourage all Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®s) to never stop learning, to embrace a philosophy of being open and to continue improving.”  Every three years starting from the initial date of registration with YA, all RYTs must submit evidence of continuing education.

We offer Continuing Education credits. You can claim CE credits by attending one of our teacher training workshops or advanced training workshops. Pre-registration is required.

If you have been teaching yoga in a particular style – and many different styles are recognized by YA – and wish to register with Yoga Alliance, please discuss this with Heather Greaves, email heather@yogatogo.com – 905-525-2426.

Essential Anatomy for Yoga Teachers

Day 1 Jan:, 9, 2016: Spine/Trunk
Day 2 Feb. 13, 2016: Hips/Legs
Day 3 Mar. 12, 2016: Shoulder Girdle/Elbow, wrist and hand

Yoga teachers in the workshop will learn not only to feel with more awareness what their bodies are doing, but also how to see good and not-so-good movement in students and clients.

Benefits

  • Increase understanding of bio-mechanics
  • Explore entering, holding, and leaving pose safely
  • Utilize guidelines for demonstrating according to ability
  • Accurately and intimately feel your strength, flexibility and stability

Early bird registration fee before December 15, 2015: $295.00 includes tax.

Regular workshop fee – $365.00.  Single day  – $135. Includes tax.

9.00 am to 4.00 .

Qualifies for Continuing Education Anatomy –  18 credits.

Workshop facilitated by Steven Ferrell, E-RYT200, Anatomy Enthusiast.

Advanced Training Workshop

Sample: Teaching and Learning with Intent

Yoga teachers continuously increase their knowledge and understanding as life-long learners.  It takes many years of teaching to mature as a teacher.
This futuristic program utilizes a trans-formative process of teaching AND learning to boost your growth as a yoga teacher.

Benefits

  • Clarify next steps as the “yoga teacher”
  • Refine your teaching for greater effectiveness
  • Increase knowledge through interaction with peers
  • Identify your teaching and learning style
  • Design master plan for student engagement using template
  • Practice planning and setting goals to accelerate student learning

Enroll in the first offering of this futuristic program.

Qualifies for Continuing Education Teaching Methodology –  8 credits.

 

Teacher Training Workshop

Sample: Modifications and Yoga Techniques

Topic for Discussion: As far as modifications are concerned, what is the responsibility of the yoga teacher and what is the responsibility of the yoga student?

  • Practice offering modifications for chair and standing poses
  • Refine adjustments and (optional) giving/receiving assistance
  • Reduce struggling in your practice and explore gaining control and ease

Topic for Discussion: What attitudes and behaviors contribute to a feeling of shame around modifications? How can these be reduced both in one’s home practice and in the classroom?

  • Practice offering modifications for supine and prone poses
  • Refine language and techniques for adjustments and (optional) giving/receiving assistance
  • Reduce struggling in your practice and explore gaining control and ease

Sample Schedule:

AM:

9.30 – 10.30 am Yoga Class
10.30 – 11.30 am Discussion
11.30 – 1.00 pm Modifications, adjustments and assistance one-on-one

PM:

1.00 – 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 – 3.00 pm Exploration of a style of pose
3.00 – 5.30 pm Modifications, adjustments and assistance – group teaching
5.30 – 6.00 pm Integration

LOCATION:  Wellwood Resource Centre, 501 Sanatorium Road, Hamilton L9C 0C3
For further information, please call Heather at 905-525-2426 or email heather@yogatogo.com

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