THE FUTURE OF YOGA TEACHER TRAINING:
August 2021 - January 2022
Integrating Vinyasa and Meditation with Social Justice, Accessibility, and Body Mechanics.
This is a rare opportunity to train with cutting edge teachers all of whom are thought leaders in their fields.
Are you ready to embody the teachings of yoga and change the world?
Vinyasa Yoga & Meditation
And special guest teachers!
Learn to teach vinyasa yoga and meditation, and integrate bio-mechanical alignment and yogic philosophy into a seamless experience.
Practice Hatha and Vinyasa style yoga in a safe and supportive environment.
Learn restorative yoga, yoga nidra and breathing techniques.
Study alignment principles and develop knowledge for the longevity of your body and practice.
Practice basic pranayama and meditation techniques and learn their contraindications.
Connect with the subtle body and learn tools to manage your energy system.
Deepen your practice by learning how to skillfully take it off the mat into the world.
Practice teach in small groups and develop the confidence to teach on your own.
Study actions of poses and alignment techniques.
Get hands on experience with modifications and props to make yoga accessible for everyone.
Connect with your purpose for teaching yoga, what styles you want to teach and how to start teaching.
Practice holding space and learn how to read a room.
Learn verbal and non verbal cues to make yoga safe and accessible for everyone.
Study alignment principles and develop knowledge to avoid injury.
Setting up a yoga business.
Develop language and skills to teach philosophy and subtle body practices in an inclusive and accessible style.
The power of touch: Adjustments and consent.
ANATOMY + BIOMECHANICS
Learn the vocabularies of the body and practice using them to teach.
Learn basic anatomy including bones, muscles, connective tissue, the nervous system, tissue, structure and composition, and breath.
Understand the body as it relates to Asana.
Build a knowledge of mechanical behavior, adaption, capacity and alignment.
Discuss cutting edge movement research.
LIVE YOUR YOGA
Understand the potent power of yoga by studying the source texts and applying them to current social issues and your own life. Become an agent of social change.
The yoga of today isn't about advanced asana - the world doesn't need more handstand teachers!
The world needs people who are willing to dismantle old rigid structures, build connections in hard places and move from fear to love.
- Nuria Reed
This training is through the Santa Barbara Yoga Center and will be a hybrid in-person/online training.
Established in 1992, the Santa Barbara Yoga Center is one of California’s leading Yoga Centers, home to many excellent teachers.
Located in a beautiful, historic building, the studios have an expansive atmosphere, with twenty-foot ceilings, huge skylights and are filled with light.
They are committed to offering the best quality of yoga instruction in an inspiring and uplifting setting.
There are many wonderful parks and cafes within walking distance of the center for breaks.