Artfully weaving a theme into asana classes can take them from ordinary to extraordinary, facilitating introspection, contemplation and transformation by encouraging “Svadhyaya” and nobody does this better than Tami Roberts. Learn how to use languagin and sequencing skillfully to create full body, mind, and soul experiences in your classes.
Topics covered will include:
Sequencing for Peak Pose
Elements of Theme Based Classes
Theme Weaving and the Power of Language
$350 Course will include practice, lecture, student teaching and collaboration
Saturday and Sunday 10AM-5PM
This training is part of our 300YTT, but is open to all. Required text: Nourishing the Teacher, 2nd Edition by Danny Arguetty
This training prepares one in all the skills necessary to offer a complete and safe full body Thai massage. In three weekends you can get certified as a Thai Yoga Bodywork therapist, while learning three hours of relaxing and therapeutic Thai Massage techniques. These can then be combined in various ways to create individualized treatments for your friends, family and/or clients. You can choose to take single days, a weekend or the first two weekends to learn the full two hour 'foundational flow.' Add in the final weekend for therapeutic applications and certification*.
With a strong emphasis on proper body dynamics and how to use leverage, you will learn how to effortlessly apply pressure to sore muscles, energy lines & trigger points as well as learn how to bring your partner through a series of assisted yoga stretches to fully open and relax them.
This training has been refined for over a decade to offer all students the ability to master these skills in a short amount of time. After completing the course, all dedicated practitioners should be able to offer a profoundly healing and delightful treatment.
Each day you will learn a new thirty minute routine focusing on a specific body area in a specific position, ultimately resulting in over three hours of techniques. Courses can be taken individually or you can sign up for the full training at a discount. This is a wonderful way to complement the massage or yoga that you are currently offering and provide yourself with a new skill and income stream. You will receive a detailed guidebook with pictures and descriptions to aid in your ongoing practice. A comprehensive DVD is also available to practice at home with.
Previous massage and/or yoga studies are recommended but not required. This work is dynamic and does require some strength and dexterity. Please watch the video clip below to see if you can imagine yourself being able to perform such maneuvers. If in doubt, please contact me.
* *For certification, you will need to complete all six days and also complete 10 practice sessions, including 1 session with a LMT.
For RYT300 complete at least 4 sessions.
November 9: Supine Position
November 10: Side Lying Position
November 16: Prone, Child's & Seated Position
November 17: Double Leg Stretches, Head, Neck, & Energy Work
December 14: Therapeutic Stretches 1
December 15: Therapeutic Stretches 2
10:00-5:00pm each day
$545* = Full Certification & all six days (36 CE's)
$115 = Any Single Day (6 CE's) - Please email to register
Early bird discount - $50 before 9/9/19
*NCBTMB and Yoga Alliance approved for 6 CE's per day
Michael Sitzer, NC LMBT, NCBTMB Michael has been teaching Thai Massage workshops for over a decade. He teaches for the Kripalu School of Massage and AB Tech college in Asheville, North Carolina.
More info at: www.thaiyogatrainings.com
- Build more confidence as a teacher or assistant.
- Clarify your intention for assisting.
- Learn to fully support your students, peers and personal practice.
- Learn Bio-Mechanics to improve your creative skills and intuition.
- Discover the action principle of the postures: inner and outer rotation, pull, press, lift and express.
In this training with Amy Pancake, you'll come to understand the history and definition of trauma and its physical signs and lasting emotional effects on your students. She will guide you in how to theme effectively for a trauma sensitive yoga class, what to include, and understand triggers that may arise and how to deal with them responsibly.
Friday 6-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am-5pm
Full Weekend $300
***Course Counts for 15 CEUs with Yoga Alliance
Bioenergetic Healing, Level 1 is a course in intuitive and energetic development for healing and radical transformation.
In Level 1, you will learn the basics of working with the energy field, including how to sense energy in various ways, how to detect imbalances that manifest as illness, discomfort, and undesirable behaviors, and how to correct energetic imbalances.
HOURS: Friday, 5-9 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12am-6pm
*This course can be counted as an elective for the RYS300 Advanced Yoga Teacher Training*
Course content will include:
- Practice of yoga postures and breathing techniques to sensitize yourself to the flow of bioenergy and prana
- Techniques to align with Nature and the natural rythms as foundations for healthy living and to unlock personal potential
- Practice channeling prana/bioenergy using your hands to perform healing and self-healing work
- Modalities to balance chakras, energize and cleanse the auric field for yourself and others
- Practical applications of energetic techniques to reduce pain and inflammation and to override the effects of stress.
- Energetic rebalancing of relationships with yourself and within a group, family or work environment.
Completion of this course will include, but is not limited to: self-protection, space cleansing and energizing, developing awareness and intuition, and creating a. solid foundation to safely perform energy work on people, places and situations.
Attendance is requird for all 3 days: no drop-ins or make-ups allowed.
Cost: $350 including all workbooks and course related materials.
About Your Instructor: Daniela Simina, E-RYT500, YACEP, is trained in European Nature Based Spiritual Healing, including Shamanism and Crystal Healing. She is a Bioenergetic Healing Teacher and Practitioner, Reiki Master, Ordained Spiritual Minister and author, feature in “Mind, Body, Green”, “Elephant Journal”, and “Holistic Horse” publications.
Join Sheila Ewers, E-RYT500, owner and founder of Johns Creek Yoga and Duluth Yoga Center,Yoga Teacher Trainer at both the 200 and 500 level, and leader of both local and international retreats for a weekend intensive exploring foundational principles of crafting transformative programming.
One of the most powerful ways to deepen a yoga practice is through more immersive experiences than one can gain from daily classes. Workshops and Retreats give you the ability to take your students into more subtle aspects of consciousness and self and are a fulfilling and powerful way for you to share what you love.
In this workshop, you will learn:
Principles of effective multimodal teaching to appeal to kinesthetic, audio and visual learners
Ways to connect students to a communal experience and build sangha
Effective use of dyads and triads
How to create and energetic “arc” for longer programming
The business considerations for leading a retreat
This module is required for students participating in the RYS300 hour program, but is open to all.
This module counts for 25 CEUs approved by Yoga Alliance. (23 contact, 2 non-contact)
Friday, 6-9 pm, Saturday, 8-6pm, Sunday 8-6pm
This Teacher Training explores the foundations for safe sequencing in advanced classes, gross anatomy and advanced postures, energetic anatomy and advanced postures, adjusting advanced poses safely, offering advanced options in class, offering truly all-levels classes and tools for advancing your own practice.
Friday 6-9pm: block 1: 1.5 hour practice, 1.5 hour lecture: low arm balances (adjustments, alignment, safety, how to tell when students are ready, modifications up and down, prep work- strength training, female specifics also)
9am-12:30 pm: Block 1: 1.5 hour practice. 2 hour lecture : backbends, twists and binds (adjustments, alignment, safety, how to tell when students are ready, modifications up and down, contortion specifics, classic text binding references, and core integration.
2-5:30 pm: Block 2: 1.5 hour practice, 2 hour lecture: high arm balances/ inversions (adjustments, alignment, safety, how to tell when students are ready, modifications up and down, energetics, prep)
9am-12:30pm: Block 1: AM- 3 hour master class: advanced practice
2-5:30 pm: Block 2: 3 taking it home, adding advanced poses into a practice- how to be your own teacher- how to advance your own practice.
Counts for 15 CEUs with Yoga Alliance
Yoga and Ayurveda are two sister sciences that originated in India thousands of years ago. Roughly translated, the Sanskrit word “Yoga” means “union,” and “Ayurveda” means “the wisdom of life.” Together, these two modalities provide a teleological view of the universe that supports maximum health, vitality and wellness.
Join Marnie and Sheila for an introduction to the Science of Ayurveda and the many ways it can intersect with and enhance your Yoga Practice. Learn your unique constitution and best practices for you, and learn how you can use this knowledge as a yoga teacher to support your students. This program is part of our RYS300 Teacher Training, but it is open to all.
Friday 6-9, Saturday and Sunday 9-5
Full training counts for 15 CEUs with Yoga Alliance
• Breaking through Karma
• The 8 Limbs (first 5 in depth)
• Witnessing Thoughts
• Practice and Non-Attachment
• Types of Concentration
• Effort and Commitment
• Direct route through the sound of OM
• Obstacles and Solutions
• Stabilizing the Mind
Join Grace Jull, the anatomy specialist for over a decade with the Kripalu Yoga Teacher training and Massage school, as she guides you through the exquisite terrain of your body, blending the frontiers of science and esoteric insight with rich experiential exercises. Understanding the Chakras offers a coherent map to inhabit yourselves with more clarity and creativity, allowing powerful collaboration with the vast intelligence of your body, mind, and spirit. By uniting the ancient maps of the Chakras with modern anatomical structure, Grace teaches you how to become more deeply at home in the center of your source and soul.
During your time with Grace explore:
- Experiential exercises and yoga practices that will energize and expand your awareness.
- Grounded and illuminating anatomy instruction about systems associated with the Chakras, particularly fascia, the glands and nervous system.
- A deeper understanding and access to the psycho-spiritual aspects of these centers of intelligence and self- expression.
Yoga students and teachers alike will benefit from this exploration, and will leave with a greater compassion, capacity, and curiosity in discovering your body’s full potential. Befriend your body more deeply, taking with you the resources to perceive your body, mind and spirit as your beloved companion, living with greater potency, flow, freedom and pleasure.
This workshop is part of our RYT300 Yoga Teacher Training, and includes both students from the public and students in the teacher training.
Full Weekend: $400
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9am - 5pm
counts for 20CEUs with Yoga Alliance
Bioenergetic Healing is a 4 levels course in intuitive and energetic development for healing and transformation. Level 2 emphasizes further development of intuitive capabilities, working with prana, crystals, and ancient symbols, and the application of such to solve practical problems.
Completion of this level includes but is not limited to: journey and drumming meditation, yoga asana and pranayama, knowledge of crystals and crystals layouts, intuitively find the root cause of energetic imbalances and how to address those, connect with spirit guides, entrain with crystals and master their energy, and much more.
Tuition $ 420 covers course manual with detailed healing protocols, crystal charts, and learning activities; pouch with 11 semiprecious gems and crystals and cloth for crystals layout, 15 hours intensive training.
6 CEU for Yoga Aliance.
Counts for one elective Module in Johns Creek Yoga RYS300
Join Ian for this foundational intensive intended to familiarize students with the basic theory and practice of mantra as a personal, spiritual path.
The following is a general outline of the topics which will be covered in each session of the Level 1 Mantra Chant Intensive:
Basic definitions of mantra and sacred language. An introduction to Sanskrit pronunciation. Mantras for Gaeśa and Sarasvatī.
Mantras for Lakmī, Durgā, Śiva and Viu. Explanation of mālās (counting beads) and how they are used. Preparatory practices and an explanation of daily sādhana. Understanding deity vibrations and the nature of conscious energy. How to interact with deities on a personal level. The role of mythology and storytelling in spiritual practice.
Lectures on the underlying theory behind mantra, using information gained from texts of the yoga tradition as well as practical experience. Major topics include the nature of śakti (divine energy), prāna (life force) and kundalinī(evolutionary energy), a detailed examination of the cakra system and the relationship between that system and the Sanskrit language. Discussion and practice with bīja mantras (seed sounds) that encapsulate the basic vibrations of reality.
Advanced topics in mantra practice. The gāyatrī and mtyunjaya mantras (it will probably require 2 hours just to go over these 2 mantras, and even then we will only touch the surface!). How to develop a specific mantra sādhana to achieve a particular goal. The structure of deeper practices. Discussions about the students' personal practices with a Q & A session.
(This weekend counts as one elective for the RYS300 hour Teacher Training Progam but is not limited to Trainees. All are welcome)
Total Cost: $144
Early bird (before June 1) $108
Cost includes food, lodging, tuition and manual for 5 days/4 nights:
Space is limited to 10 Participants.
Twin/ Shared Room: $1000
Queen/ Private Room/Shared Bath: $1200
Queen/Private Room/Private Bath: $1400
- A historical perspective of Yin Yoga and its roots in Taoism
- Yoga anatomy for a yin perspective
- The Dualism of body and mind
- Meridian Theory and the use of yin yoga for targeted results
- Yin for athletes
- Teaching guidelines and how to design a practice
- Over a dozen Yin yoga sequences are provided as well as class theme suggestions
- Upon completion, each student has the tools, practices and resources to lead yin yoga classes
Recommended pre-reading: The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark OR Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
Course will be 50% lecture and 50% practice
Friday: 6-9 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 9:30-4:30
Full Price for weekend $300
* Counts for 15 CE hours