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.
Single Payment: $2600 for the full 200 hours.
Two Payments: $1400 for the first 100 hours. $1400 for the second 100 hours.
CYA-RYS 200 (Canadian Yoga Alliance Registered School)
A Teachers Training Member meeting the CYA Level of International Training Standard
CANADIAN YOGA ALLIANCE IS A MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL YOGA FEDERATION
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