January 8th, 2016
Schedule ~ 8 Weekends
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- At least one year of committed practice is recommended.
- You can either do or you are working toward doing Sirsasana away from the wall, Adho Mukha Vrksasana and Pinca Mayurasana at the wall, and Urdhva Danurasana with straight arms. (If you can’t do this yet, you can apply and work on getting there by the time the training begins.)
What is OM? The Practice of Teaching
Establishing the class mandala, clarifying motivation, discovering the layers of an OM yoga practice as a student and a teacher, Svadyaya, beginning to teach 4 variations of Surya Namaskar
Openings and Closings: The Rhythm of Breath & Movement
Movement relationship to inhaling and exhaling, continuing with Surya Namaskar
Standing Poses and Balances, Standing Hip Openers and Closers
Yoga Body Buddha Mind
Instruction and Practice of Mindfulness Meditation, Cultivating Lovingkindness meditation, Learning to integration mindfulness and compassion into the practice of teaching OM yoga
Anatomy for Yoga Teachers
Students will learn anatomy as it applies specifically to yoga. Learn to feel and identify anatomical landmarks during asana practice, ie, the scapulae or ischial tuberosities or how the hip relates to Navasana and Virasana — as a path toward gaining confidence in working with students.
Exquisite Sequencing: To Place in a Special Way
Learning to teach Backbends, Twists, Neutralizers and develop sequences that create the causes and conditions for students to safely do these poses.
Restorating the Subtle Body& The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
Seated forward bends, Kapalabhati, viloma, cultivating breath awareness
Restorative Yoga, Savasana * Group sutra presentations
The Actions, Approach and Anatomy of Turning Upside Down
Inversions – Adho Mukha Svanasana, Pinca Mayurasana, Sirsasana, Sarvangasana and preparations
Joining Heaven and Earth: Manifesting Your Vision
Final written exam, group teaching exam demonstrating weaving of philosophy and precise physical instruction within an OM yoga class, What ifs?, clarifying your vision as a yoga teacher, Dedicating our Practice.