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EMBODYOGA®: Yoga From The Inside Out

200-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM IN UNIONVILLE, CT

    • Increase self-knowledge, acceptance and love through “embodied-inquiry”, asana, pranayama, meditation and philosophical study. Our EMBODYOGA® programs are well-rounded, in-depth studies of yoga with an emphasis on personal embodiment as the basis for becoming a yoga teacher.
    • Discover “whole–body–support” templates for strong, comfortable, injury free asana practice.
    • Learn to weave postures, breath and movement into progressive depths of experience.
    • Discover the grace and wisdom of the body-mind-spirit in movement and in stillness.
    • Develop a depth and beauty in your yoga practice that remains constant when you step off the mat and into your daily life.
    • Learn to share this experience with others through teaching.

TEACHING PRINCIPLES INTEGRATED THROUGHOUT THE PROGRAM

    • Principles of Observation, Instruction, Demonstration & Touch
    • Art and Science of Sequencing
    • Planning and Teaching Classes
    • Principles of Teaching
    • Philosophy and Ethics of Teaching
    • Teaching as a Profession
    • The 10 Month format consists of all 4 Modules. Modules 1 & 2 define our 100-hour Immersion program. Modules 3 & 4 complete the 200-hours needed for teacher training.

2019 Dates:

Module 1
March 23/24
April 13/14
April 27/28

Module 2
May 11/12
June 8/9
June 22/23

Module 3
July 20/21
August 10/11
Sept 7/8

Module 4
Sept 21/22
Oct 19/20
Nov 2/3

  • MODULE 1

    • Fluid Body Movement Fundamentals—Cellular Breathing through Navel Radiation
    • Spinal Anatomy and the Principle of a Calm and Mobile Spine
    • Discriminating Core from Periphery in Body and Mind—Finding Union
    • Standing Postures 1– Our Foundation: Pelvis, Legs & Feet
    • Surya Namaskar: Sun Salutations & Vinyasa
    • 3 Pillars of Embodyoga® and Movement Principles
    • Pit of the Belly and Embodying Core
    • Musculoskeletal Correlations of Foot through to Pelvis
    • Ease in the Iliopsoas Complex
    • Relational Movement—Yield, Push, Reach, and Pull
    • Inversions 1: Shoulderstand & Handstand
    • Pranayama 1
    • Yoga Nidra: Tantric Technique for Deep Rest
    • Philosophy: History of Yoga and Rig Veda as Yoga’s Foundational Text

MODULE 2

    • Standing Postures 2 – Dynamics & Alignment
    • Integrating Upper & Lower Body
    • Ribs, Shoulder Girdle, Arms and Hands: Alignment & Integrated Movement
    • Lower Back Fundamentals: Sacroiliac & Lumbar Health
    • Seated, Standing, and Supine Forward Bends
    • Lungs, Nasal Conchas, and the Breathing and Pelvic Diaphragms
    • The Organ Body
    • Pranayama 2
    • Breath in Asana Practice
    • Cultivating a Rewarding Personal Practice
    • Philosophy – Intro to the Upanishads and Yoga Sutras

MODULE 3

    • Principles of Backbends 1—Musculoskeletal, Organ, & Glandular Support
    • Arm Balances 1
    • Twists and Hip Openers 1
    • Inversions 2: Headstand and Shoulderstand Cycle
    • Savasana
    • Pranayama 3
    • Bandhas – Integrating Core
    • The Kosas: Spiralic Sheaths of Awareness
    • Philosophy – The Puranas, the Ramayana, and Bhakti Yoga

MODULE 4

    • Integrated Whole Body Movement in Yoga Practice
    • Teaching Gentle, Moderate, and Vigorous Embodyoga®
    • Precision Vinyasa — Flow and Hold
    • Balancing Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
    • Temporal-Mandibular Joint, the Skull, and Soft Palate
    • Backbends 2
    • Twists, Hips and Arm Balances 2
    • Pranayama 4
    • Restorative Yoga
    • Nadis and Kundalini
    • Chakras and Neuroendocrine System
    • Philosophy: Tantra and Integral Yoga

Please email us if you have any questions about Teacher Training.