Vinyasa Yoga Teacher TrainingOur Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Essex is now booking, commencing 14th September 2019, accredited with Yoga Alliance (Foundation Level 200 hours).
Saturday September 14th 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday 15th September 9am - 5pm
Then 12th/13th October, 9th/10th November, 7th/8th December, 4th/5th January 2020, 1st/2nd February, 29th/30th Feb, 28th/29th March, 25th/26th April, 23rd/24th May, 20th/21st June and 18th/19th July.
The course will be led by a highly qualified and experienced team of teachers. I am the lead teacher. I have been practising yoga for over 20 years and teaching for 15 years, specialising in mindful, alignment-based, breath-led dynamic yoga.
I have experience in ashtanga yoga, vinyasa yoga, yin yoga, yoga therapy and vipassana meditation, and have enjoyed studying with some of the world’s leading teachers, including Mukunda Stiles (yoga therapy), Shiva Rea (vinyasa flow yoga), Tias Little, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli (pregnancy yoga and yoga nidra), Sarah Powers (yin yoga and meditation) and John Peacock (mindfulness and Vipassana meditation).
I am a British Wheel of Yoga Teacher, a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance UK, a pregnancy and post-natal yoga teacher and a Birthlight Baby Yoga, Level 2 teacher.
Module 1: What is yoga? The history of yoga
History of yoga, why we practice yoga (latest research on roots of yoga), yoga today (different styles), what is and isn’t yoga, what does yoga mean to us?
Module 2: Asanas and how to teach them
Detailed alignment on all core asanas, including standing poses, seated, arm balances, inversions, backbends, prone postures, with benefits of each, energetics, and contraindications.
Module 3: Pranayama
What is prana? Map of subtle body. Chakras. Core breathing practices including full yoga breathing (diaphragmatic), nadi shodhana, bandhas, kumbhakas, ujjayi.
Module 4: Meditation
Why meditate? Discussion of many benefits. How to teach meditation. Importance of regular self practice. Different techniques. Including yoga nidra.
Module 5: Yoga philosophy and Ayurveda
Various yoga philosophies discussed and how to bring into the classroom. Reading and essay.
Module 6: Teacher skills
Class sequencing and planning, Ethics of teaching, How to sequence to build up to a key pose, to explore a certain theme and how to sequence energetically.
Module 7: Business of yoga
Advertising, Facebook and Instagram, building your brand, building up a teacher network.
YMCA level 2 & 4 Physiology & Anatomy
Emergency First Aid At Work Training.
In addition to attendance of the weekend modules, students are expected to work on their self practice at home and at class, to complete all homework assignments, on time, as set by the teacher, to assist and observe other teachers and to read widely.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of 2 years regular practise experience supported by a reference.
Paying the fees do not guarantee you a certificate as you will need to successfully pass all assignments and attend all modules.
Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training