This is the calendar for 2020 Yoga Teacher Training Program taking place at Half Moon Studio, 1409 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe, LA, 71201.
Interested in joining teacher training for a day or weekend? Purchase a Day Pass or a Weekend Pass below. A continuing education certification will be provided upon request.
Drop-In One Day Pass $150.00
Yoga is a system of organized technologies used to enhance wellbeing and amplify our innate goodness. In this foundational workshop, we will explore what yoga is and what yoga is not. We will learn the basics of the practice, including Pavanamuktasana and the Namaskars. We will start to build our yoga vocabulary learning English and Sanskrit for key yogic terms. We will explore basic anatomy; covering both the yogic body and western biomechanics through a contemplative art project.
Yoga is an ancient system with a dynamic and complex history. In this workshop, we will explore the history of yoga, as well as the major eras and leaders that have been crucial in yogas development and continuity. We will explore why it is essential to learn about the culture and context in which yoga developed and how we can be thoughtful students. We will explore some of the core text in the yoga corpus and the philosophies they expound. We will also learn the Sanskrit Alphabet and pronunciation.
Asana has become the core of the yogic practice, learn how to practice and how to teach yoga postures from a yogic point of view. We will learn how to combine western alignment with the anatomy of the yogic body to support postural practice. We will learn how to modify postures for different bodies and how to assist with basic hands-on adjustments. We will focus on the anatomy of the feet and their relationship to posture and asana.
Asana originally referred to seated posture for meditation. In this workshop, we will explore all types of seated and supine postures practiced from the floor. We will learn how to combine western alignment with the anatomy of the yogic body to support postural practice. We will learn how to modify postures for different bodies and how to assist with basic hands-on adjustments. We will focus on the anatomy of the spine and its' relationship to posture and asana.
As an advanced yoga teacher, your job is to be intuitive and authoritative in your teaching. That requires precision and knowledge when looking at bodies. In this workshop, we will refine our ability to see and understand physical and energetic misalignments in the body and hone our ability to be prescriptive in our teaching.
Yoga, as a school of thought, recognizes that there is more to our experience than just what we can see and touch. In this workshop, we will explore the subtle dynamics at play and the rituals that we can employ in our daily lives to stay connected. We will learn about Ayurveda and how it can support our yoga practice and bring wellness.
Refine your ability to create yoga classes. In this workshop, we will focus on sequencing for the season, for specific limitations, for peak postures, or for particular results. We will spend most of our time developing classes, and you can expect to leave with lots of new sequences to teach. This workshop requires that you have already completed the basics of Sequencing me sometime before.
An advanced yoga teacher is someone who is masterful at prescribing all of the tools that yoga provides (contemporary or ancient) to help others achieve vitality and wellbeing. In this weekend workhop, we will practice honing our ability to be an intuitive leader capable of work with individuals to customize yoga programs that enhance their lives.