Category: Yoga Techniques Training and Practice
Instructor: Jeremy Phillips E-RYT 200, Suzy Goldberg RYT 200
Students will demonstrate an ability to perform and instruct others in basic yoga postures, breathing and meditation techniques. Includes group practice of asana in Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar,Vinyasa, Power and Restorative yoga styles; pranayama; chanting, and other traditional yoga techniques. Special care will be given to alignment and modifications. Students will learn and be tested on both Engligh and Sanskrit names of poses. These hours will be a mix between guided practice, as well as training in how to teach and practice the techniques themselves. Homework will include reading Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar, Yoga Mala by Patthabi Jois, and answering essay questions.
Category: Yoga Teaching Methodology
Instructor: Jeremy Phillips, Suzy Goldberg, and Diane Corey
Students will learn and demonstrate knowledge of various styles of yoga as well as sequencing, demonstrating and assisting students in yoga postures. Students will learn and demonstrate skills necessary to be an effective yoga teacher. Includes principles of demonstrating and teaching yoga postures, basics of sequencing, class observation, how to safely assist/correct yoga students, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, student’s process of learning and business aspects of teaching yoga. Jeremy Phillips and Diane Corey will share experience and expertise on the business aspect.
Category: Anatomy and Physiology
Instructor: MARYANN MCKENNA
Text(s): Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff, The Anatomy Coloring Book by Wynn Kapit Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of human physical and energy anatomy as related to the study and practice of Hatha Yoga. Includes anatomy and physiology, understanding and teaching bandhas, and energy anatomy (chakras). Topics will include both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice benefits, contraindications, movement patterns, etc.). Homework will include reading Yoga Anatomy and coloring The Anatomy Coloring Book. love from the wonderful people flowing into his life.
Category: Yoga Philosophy: Lifestyle and Ethics
Instructor: Jeremy Phillips, Diane Corey
Text: The Bhagavad Gita by Winthrop Sargeant, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Edwin F. Bryant
Includes the study of yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers. Students will be exposed to yoga philosophy based on the Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita, and demonstrate an understanding of ethics and lifestyle principles for yoga teachers. Jeremy and Diane Corey will share experience and expertise on ethics. Homework will include reading selections from both the Bhagavad Gita, and the Yoga Sutras, and writing essays.
Diane Corey RYT 500
Diane received her 500 hour Yoga Certificate from Yoga Zone in New York City in 2001. She received a Level I Certificate for Children’s Yoga from Yoga Rocks!, winter 2009. Diane is trained to teach Yoga level 1-3, Vinyasa Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Kids, Mommy & Me Yoga and Prenatal Yoga. Diane’s has been teaching adults and childern with Special Needs for 3 years, this is something that she feels has been a special gift and her new passion. She has also taught privately as well as in studios in NYC and on Long Island for 10 years. Diane’s style of yoga is fun vinyasa style open to everyone.
Category: Yoga Practicum
Instructor: Jeremy Phillips
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing/giving feedback. Includes first observing, then assisting students while another teacher is teaching. Students will show a thorough understanding of skills taught in other categories. Sequencing, anatomy, asana, cueing, props, in addition to skill in instructing and performing asana. In addition to scheduled teaching during class time, students will each observe 3 classes, assist 3 classes, and finally teach 3 of their own community classes.
**POWER YOGA MODULE- LENORE BISHOP RYT200
Instructor: David Hamera, Roxanne Steele
An in depth study of meditation practice and teaching techniques with David Hamera. Students will learn how to establish a meditation practice and become comfortable teaching others. Aerial Yoga with Roxanne Steele will introduce trainees to our newest and most popular class, and will end the training on a playful note.
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