Teacher Training 200 Hours

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Ready to take your practice to a whole new level? Gain a deeper understanding of the many layers…

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Yoga History & Philosophy

• Ashtanga Vinyasa
• 8 Limbs of Yoga
• 4 Paths of Yoga
• Asanas-Poses
• Mechanics & Alignment for Safety
• Yoga Anatomy
• Energetic Yoga Anatomy
• Asana & Vinyasa (Sequencing)
• Vinyasa Yoga Flow
• Meditation Practice • Pranayama-Breathing
• Subtle Energy (Chakras, etc.)
• Yoga Teaching Principles
• Practice Teaching
• Deep Relaxation
• Restorative Poses
• Yoga Ethics
• Business of Yoga
• Karma Work
• Teacher Project

TOTAL HOURS: 200 hours
Total minimum contact hours: 180 hours
Total minimum contact hours with Lead Trainer(s): 65 hours

1. Techniques, Training, and Practice: 100 hours
Minimum contact hours: 75 hours
Minimum contact hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 50 hours

Topics in this category could include, but would not be limited to asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours must be a mix between 1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and 2) guided practice of the techniques themselves. Both areas must receive substantial emphasis.

2. Teaching Methodology: 25 hours
Minimum contact hours: 15 hours
Minimum contact hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 10  hours

3. Anatomy and Physiology: 20 hours
Minimum contact hours: 10 hours
Minimum contact hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 10 hours

Special Requirements: A minimum of five of the above hours will  be spent applying anatomy and physiology principles to yoga

Topics in this category could include, but would not be limited to human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).

4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: 30 hours
Minimum contact hours: 20 hours
Minimum contact hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 10 hours

The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts, such as the Yoga Sutras and Hatha Yoga Pradipika

5. Practicum: 10 hours
Minimum  contact hours: 5 hours
Minimum contact hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 5 hours

Topics in this category could include, but would not be limited to:

  • Practice teaching
  • Receiving and giving feedback
  • Observing others teaching
  • Assisting students while someone else is teaching
  • Remaining Contact Hours and Elective Hours

The requirements detailed above ensure that all trainees of a RYS receive training and instruction in five educational categories for a minimum number of designated hours. The remaining contact hours (55 hours) and elective hours (15 hours, either contact or non-contact) are to be distributed among the five educational categories, but the hours may be allocated at the discretion of each RYS based on their program’s focus.