Explore modifications in asanas to best benefit the practitioner, including the use of props. Develop an eye for alignment, mastering how to make verbal cues and safe and smart hands-on adjustments. Master practical systems; pranayama, meditation, chanting, kriyas. Design balanced joyful classes with smart sequencing of postures.
Master steady postures through in depth alignment study. Understand the energetic involved in various styles of yoga: Vinyasa, Ashtanga Primary Series, Kundalini, Tibetan, Tantra, Restorative. Understand yoga for children, for seniors, for pre / post natal students. Develop your own teaching style based on who you are and who you can be!
Study physical, subtle anatomy, physiology of the body systems. Work with injuries, demonstrate alignment principles, prevention. Applied yoga therapy; learn how to work with pain, injuries, and many health conditions. Assigning “yoga homework” to your students. Experience yoga’s benefits and healing energies, chakras, nadis, etc.
In depth study of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Learn how to apply yoga’s philosophy into your practice and life. In depth study of the Yamas and Niyamas as they apply to your life and your teaching. Know how nutrition and lifestyle affect yourself and your students. Understand how to raise your vibration through development of your personal narrative and positive interactions with your students.
Learn by doing – some of our most fun learning days. Teach a variety of mini-classes throughout the training with constructive feedback from your peers and instructors.
Learn sequencing and staging of classes to benefit your students in the best possible way. Understand how to teach any and all students simultaneously with effective cueing and voice, use of props, alternative poses for the individual.
Understand your yoga business from both a local and global perspective Be aware of the legal requirements for studios and teachers Build your brand through social media and modern marketing methods Build your student following and understanding appropriate boundaries Build community and being connected in life Yoga Alliance and IAYT registry and membership Continuing Education and the best self care for YOU!
5-6am – Coffee and Tea
6am – Sunrise Yoga
8am – Breakfast
9am – Applied Anatomy Asana Workshop
1:30pm – Lunch
2:30pm – Philosophy Group Discussion
4:30pm – Group Activity
7pm – Dinner
Other days include required hours of practicum, principles of sequencing, cueing techniques, chanting, pranayama, teaching yoga to children, seniors, prenatal/ postpartum clients, yoga therapy, ethics of yoga, business of yoga, launching and marketing your business, legal, and much more!
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Founding Director, E-500 RYT, YACEP
A long time leader in the yoga community, Marianne has been teaching yoga for more than 30 years, drawing on the traditions of Bhakti, Tantra, Hatha and Vinyasa to help bring the ancient universal wisdom to modern seekers. What the ancients called the sacred path has become a way of life for Marianne. It’s about healing both body and mind, experiencing peaceful connection and discovering who we are and why we are here. Marianne’s multidimensional yoga trainings will inspire you to live from your heart, to find your peaceful inner strength and to see the unity within our diversity – that we are all One.
Ron’s formal introduction to yoga was in rehabilitation following orthopedic surgery on both arms. Ron studied in the Ashtanga discipline until becoming RYT certified attending this same training. Ron is E-RYT200 with Yoga Alliance with over 4,000 hours of instruction. He co-leads applied anatomy/posture workshops with Marianne, and facilitates philosophy discussions as part of the Yoga Alliance 200RYT curriculum.