The purpose of this advanced training is to give those who have chosen to be teachers the opportunity to realize the fullness of that intention. In order to accomplish this goals we will come together around the three primary intentions of the Teacher:
- To develop a holistic vision of how yoga acts as a transformational catalyst enabling the practitioner to align her life with her higher purpose
- To develop a vision for her classes, so that her classes are a dynamic fusion of the best practices in yoga, offering her students optimal access to health and well-being.
- To cultivate the habit of personal growth. To participtate in a community of her peers dedicated to personal growth as a means for effective leadership and effective living..
We will address the three intentions of the teacher
holistically. You will combine personal study with group practice;
you will attend lectures and seminars, and lead them; you will
study at the crossroads of modern science, psycho-dynamic theory,
and traditional yoga theory; you will become a teacher by becoming
This Advanced Level Teacher Training provides a ten-month in-depth training in the art of teaching and the study of yoga as a vehicle for transformation. It also offers experiential training in the leading of intensives and workshops, preparing participants for their own next level of offerings to students.
VISION + COMMITMENT
This training ams to help the development of truly impactful yoga teachers. Teachers who are leaders. To accomplish this aim, we will study in-depth where the teacher learns, grows, teaches, and leads – the mirror of everyday life. We will refine our vision and commitment to our role in the classroom in order to achieve a level of mastery as a teacher and leader in our community.
We will explore the dynamics of karma, principle, awareness, freedom and choice. We will come to a holistic understanding of the human experience we share, the purpose of spiritual practice and the role of the teacher. To that end, participants in the Advanced VinyasaTeacher Training will study and be able to teach classes and workshops that address:
The Yoga Sutra as a context for understanding and transformation
The Mechanics of Karma as the foundation of spiritual growth
The Three Aspects of Practice: Sila, Samadhi and Wisdom
The Powerful Intersection of Western Science and Yoga
Non-violence in action
The Art of Sadhana: The Development and Refinement of a Home Practice
A Refined Vision of the Yoga Teacher's Tools: Asana, Pranayama, Meditation
A Refined Vision of the Yoga Teacher: The use of Self in a transformational environment