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Mindfulness Yoga Teacher Training, 200 hour
A unique blend of vinyasa with a functional anatomy approach

The mindfulness practice of the program grows out of the precise attention to alignment and the flow from one asana to another asana. As teachers we become mindful of how we practice and from that what practice we are encouraging in others.

The emphasis in the Mindfulness Yoga Teacher Training program is on helping the student develop into a confident and safe yoga teacher. The program is unique in that there are 8 to 10 new students in each session. This low number offers the opportunity for one on one instruction from the instructors and instruction suited to the individual trainee.The program also is unique in how many hours it offers of hands on anatomy and how to develop the ability to make safe corrections. Training the eye to see a body so that safe adjustments can be made is needed for today's yoga teachers. This emphasis promotes health in the body to both prevent and heal injuries from imbalance in the body.

Students will learn a variety of teaching formats including an introduction to Ashtanga, a gentle beginner class and centering restorative class as well as introductory Iyengar practices.

David Thomas, senior teacher trainer, now at 63 years of age, has been involved in a yoga practice since his late teens. He help open one of the first full time yoga studios in the Halifax, which is solely for Iyengar Yoga, in which he was a certified teacher for over two decades. For this program David will not only share his wealth of knowledge which he gain practicing Iyengar Yoga, but also will explore body movement exploration and experiential anatomy, which are also his passions.

Catherine Guest, teacher trainer, has been teaching inter-disciplinary yoga on the South Shore of Nova Scotia since 2003. Catherine's focus is Ashtanga in the lineage of Sri Pattabhi Jois. She continues her study and practice with many teachers, including Manju Jois and Hart Lazer. She teaches yoga in her beautiful Sail Loft Studio, which is perched on the edge of St. Margaret's Bay. Catherine's special interests include chant (Sanskrit), writing, music, dance, shamanic study and native spirituality.

Carol-Joy Kaill, program coordinator and teacher, is a certified yoga and prenatal yoga teacher with Loving Kindness and Shambhala Meditation training. Her practice is 10 years of the Ashtanga Primary series and 8 years of Iyengar. She teaches gentle restorative yoga classes. Her Philosophy degree specialized in ethics, Hasidic and Oriental philosophies and her MSC in Adult Education. She worked in Health Promotion for 2 decades.

All applications must be accompanied by a $175 registration fee which is non-refundable unless you are not granted admission to the program. This registration fee will be deducted from your tuition.

Single Payment: $2600 for the full 200 hours.
Two Payments: $1400 for the first 100 hours. $1400 for the second 100 hours.

Inner Sun Yoga Centre
CYA-RYS 200 (Canadian Yoga Alliance Registered School)
A Teachers Training Member meeting the CYA Level of International Training Standard

For those coming from out of town or who are not familiar with the area, please note below, some local places to stay.

Kip and Kaboodle Backpackers Hostel
Phone: 902-531-5494

The Cottage in Wolfville
Phone: (902) 697-2502

Roselawn Lodging
32 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 1B7
Toll Free: (866) 710-5900
Local: (902) 542-3420
Fax: (902) 542-0576

Harwood House Bed & Breakfast
33 Highland Avenue, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 1Y9
Toll Free: (877) 897-0156
Local: (902) 542-5707

The Blomidon Inn
195 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 1C3
Local: (902) 542-2291
Toll Free: (800) 565-2291
(902) 529 3006,