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Teaching Yoga to Athletes: A Five-Day Teachers' Intensive
Jul 8, 2024 - Jul 12, 2024

As more and more athletes credit yoga with taking their performance to the next level, the field of yoga for athletes is growing in exciting directions. Specializing in yoga for athletes allows you to share yoga's benefits with a new, receptive population, and to help your students better. Studio owner Sage Rountree, a pioneer in the field, has multifaceted experience as a coach, athlete, and teacher working with endurance-sports athletes and collegiate teams.

Sage’s well-loved five-day intensive on yoga for sports training is designed for yoga teachers interested in working with athletes of all sports; it will also be useful for coaches, PE teachers, and personal trainers. At heart, this is a program that attunes you to working with special populations of every kind. Even if you are not intending to cater to athletes, you will come away with finely honed teaching skills and a sense of excitement about helping your students.

In lecture, group discussion, led classes, and practice teaching, we will:

+ discuss the needs, abilities, and limitations that athletes bring to a yoga practice
+ survey exercise physiology relevant to yoga asana practice
+ investigate ways to modify classes for athletes of various sports and levels of experience
+ design sequences appropriate for specific needs and points in the training cycle
+ explore the pedagogy and business of working with athletes

Participants will gain a new awareness of the parallels between yoga and sports training and will leave feeling empowered to teach yoga to athletes in studio, gym, team, or one-on-one settings.

You'll receive the course's required readings as part of your tuition. The workshop confers 35 CEUs for Yoga Alliance.

Our gratitude and reparatory discounts take 25 percent off the full price for those who identify as Black, Indigenous, and Non-White. Write us for details:

This in-person course parallels Sage’s online course. If you can’t make it in person, or you would like to see the syllabus and preview the first unit, click on over to the online course:

We meet at Carrboro Yoga 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2 p.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

$1200; $1008 if paid before May 1. We suggest you wait until May 1 to book any nonrefundable travel. This course has a minimum of six and a maximum of 18 registrants, so sign up now to ensure your spot!

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Jul 8, 2024 - Jul 12, 2024
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10:00am - 5:00pm EDT
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5 Sessions
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