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Yoga & Reiki Certifications

Curriculum

My BodYoga's Registered Yoga Teacher Training is an experience of a lifetime. We have graduated many amazing teachers through our Yoga Alliance Certified School of Yoga. 

We work to build a vision for your future while deepening your personal practice and developing a creative style of teaching by blending the science, philosophy, technique, and ART of YOGA. The program takes a holistic approach as it combines Hatha, Vinyasa, and Restorative styles while embracing Ayurvedic Principles, chakra balancing, and pure essential oils. 


Module 1:  Intro to Yoga  

v What is Yoga?
v History of Yoga 
v Instructor Duties and Responsibilities
v Yoga Philosophy Ethics and Application

Module 2:  Techniques, Training and Practice

vPrinciples and Practices of Yoga
vYoga Poses and SPA Principles

Module 3: Stress and Yoga (Pranayama)

v What is Stress?
v What is Pranayama?
v Breathing Pranayama 
v Aspects of Pranayama
v Breathing Techniques
v Benefits of Breathing

Module 4:  Yoga Practice 

v Types of Yoga
v Ethics in Teaching Yoga
v Safe Instruction
v Teaching Techniques
v Teaching Methodology
v Foundations of Yoga Practice

Module 5:  The Human Body 

v Anatomy and Physiology
v Kinesiology
v Ayurveda and Chakras
v Marma Point

Module 6: Yoga Techniques

v Guided Yoga Practice and Imagery
v Alignment Mapping
v Hip Openers Workshop
v Journey to the Backbend and Core Anatomy
v It Takes Two for Partner Yoga
v Chair Yoga
v Yoga Wallflower Iyengar
v Pre-Natal Yoga
v YogAnxiety Relief Workshop
v Aromatherapy and Yoga
v Restorative Yoga

Dates & Textbooks

Summer 2019 Intensive 

(Accelerated 200hr. Certification)

180 hrs in studio contact hours/

20 hrs non-contact hours

Mon.-Thurs. 8:00AM - 6:00PM


July 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-31st

August 1, and 5-8th


Fall/Winter 2019-2020 (200hr. Certification)

180 hrs in studio contact hours/

20 hrs non-contact hours

Every Other Weekend

Fridays 5:00-9:30PM, Saturdays 8:00AM - 5:30PM, and Sundays 8:00AM - 5:30PM


October 11-13, 25-27

November 1-3 8-10

December 6-8

January 10-12, 17-19, 31st

February 1-2, and 14-16th


REQUIRED:  Books available in studio and on Amazon

My BodYoga Holistic Yoga Training Manual (Included)
Teaching Yoga: Essential Foundations and Techniques,  Mark Stephens
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition,  Leslie Kaminoff
Yoga Adjustments: Philosophy, Principles and Techniques,  Mark Stephens
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Sri Swami Satchidananda
Yoga Sequencing, Mark Stephens

RECOMMENDED (not required)
Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Student-Teacher Relationship,  Donna Farhi
Heart of Yoga, Desikachar
Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar 
The Yoga Deck: 50 Poses & Meditations for Body, Mind, & Spirit, Olivia Miller
The Pure Heart of Yoga:Ten Essential Steps for Personal Transformation, Robert Butera PhD
Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, Stephen Cope
A Compassionate Guide to Relieve Suffering: Yoga for Depression, Amy Weintraub
Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A return to Wholeness, Donna FarhiType your paragraph here.

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