In this training, students will learn the foundations required to teach a yoga class using the aerial silk as a prop, including: balancing, strength, conditioning, flexibility and inversion asanas and sequencing. Students will also learn how to incorporate more intermediate asanas, transitions and inversions.
We will break down the core foundations and principles of aerial yoga including how to structure a class, transitioning in and out of the core asanas, how to offer modifications, as well as how to spot and offer assistance to your students. Each student will also be given time to practice teach a class to their peers during training.
You will learn:
Various benefits and contraindications for aerial yoga practice
How to cue poses and transitions safely and clearly
Modifications as well as progressions for students of varying levels
How to identify and adjust common aerial misalignments to ensure students' safety
To lead centering at beginning of class and savasana at the end
To create aerial yoga sequencing, including asanas and transitions, that flow seamlessly
How to teach intermediate asanas, with variations and modifications
How to add sequencing to build up to peak poses
Safe assists / adjustments for intermediate postures
Pre-Requisites: No pre-requisites required. It’s recommended that students have taken aerial yoga classes to have a basic understanding of how to navigate the aerial silk. If you are new to aerial yoga, we strongly suggest that you first attend our 3-week New Member Trial so you are fmailiar with the practice.
Post Training Requirements for Certification: Lead 5 Aerial Yoga classes (minimum 3 attendees per class) at Elevate Yoga & Wellness. Upon obtaining certification, opportunities to gain teaching experience through community class offerings will be made to devoted graduates who have met all our requirements and are ready to teach to the public.