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Yoga Teacher Training

200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Training

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Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Teacher Training

Time & Location

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Mar 01, 2024, 12:00 PM – Mar 03, 2024, 4:00 PM

inSpirit healing arts & Yoga, 2140 Norcor Ave Ste D, Coralville, IA 52241, USA

About the Event

Deepen Your Practice, Awaken Your Soul

Whether you are looking yo deepen your yoga practice or you are ready to step into the world of teaching,

the yoginis of SOARYoga & inSpirit Yoga will lovingly guide you!

Our teacher training program is a Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour program, nestled in a safe, nurturing, non-competitive environment that will help you discover your passion for teaching yoga & expand your knowledge of the profound world of yoga.

This training is appropriate for those who want to start teaching yoga, for those who love yoga & want to discover more, & for those who want to integrate yoga more fully into their lives.

Our training is an in-depth study & training in Vinyasa & Hatha yoga integrated with the energetic, physical, spiritual, pranayamic & psychological elements of yoga practice. The program will encompass the physical body, the subtle body, breathwork, meditation, and creating practices suitable to all bodies, levels & interests. Students will gain a richer understanding of how to integrate these practices for themselves & for their future students- whether in a group class setting or in a private yoga setting.

The sparks of joy that are created through each training weekend will enliven your spirit to share your knowledge and gifts of the practice with others!

What Will I Learn?

Foundations Weekend ​​

You will walk away from this weekend with the tools needed to teach a beginner’s level Vinyasa class safely to all populations.​

What will we learn?​

Breakdown of more than 40 yoga poses, as well as Sun Salutations A & B.

Learn to sequence Vinyasa flows.

Execution, modification, & transitions of poses (asana) for all bodies.

Develop class sequences amongst peers.

Effective communication techniques.

Offer cueing & transitions through verbal language & non-verbal body language.

Preparing for a class.

Community service.

Liability as an instructor.

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.​

Communication & Philosophy Weekend

Take a deeper dive into communication techniques, build on to foundations with new poses & breathing techniques, & introduce ways to start living a yogic life.​

What will we learn?​

Breakdown of about 40 yoga poses.

Create Vinyasa flows & Hatha sequences.

Identify your personal communication style & how you prefer to learn.

Discover alternate ways of communicating & learning.

Get to know all communication & learning styles. 

Discover the qualities of an effective instructor.  

Dive into the 8 Limbs of Yoga, as well as the Yamas & Niyamas. 

Introduction to Pranayama techniques. 

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.​

Meditation & Introspection

In this module, we move into a little more introspection as we explore meditation, the subtle body, & the chakras.​

What will we learn?​

Breakdown of  new yoga poses.

Hands-on assists.

The chakras & the subtle energy bodies.

Discover the bandhas.

Introduction to meditation.

Practice incorporating meditation & chakras into class.

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.​

Philosophy & Traditions

​During this weekend, we will examine traditional texts that provide insight & history into yoga. We will take a deeper look into the philosophical intentions behind the practice through readings and discussions. This module also introduces Nada Yoga or sound yoga through chanting, music, & live performance. In addition, we will learn Sanskrit in the context of yoga poses as well as learn mudras and pranayama practices.​

What will we learn?

Breakdown of new yoga poses.

Dive into the Yoga Sutras & the Bhagavad Gita.

Introduction to sound therapy & mantra/chanting. Practice the art of mudras.

Acquire base knowledge of Sanskrit and Sanskrit for yoga poses.

Get to know the koshas.

Advanced pranayama techniques

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.​

Anatomy & Alignment

Take a close look at human anatomy & physiology, biomechanics & movement patterns, & how all the systems play into asana, pranayama, & meditation.​

What will we learn?

Primary function of the working muscles and prime movers, as well as the antagonist muscles.

Skeletal structure & how it plays into body alignment on all bodies.

Identify muscles & learn how to teach around your desired effect in the body based on the muscular system.

Muscular anatomy & its role in flexibility.

Learn how to teach safe classes & prevent injuries for all bodies

Play with Thai Yoga to  make the learning fun and feel good!​

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.

Special Populations

During this weekend, we learn  to teach special populations such as seniors, pregnancy, de-conditioned and larger bodies, & those with chronic diseases. We will also focus on using props.​

What will we learn?

Modifications of previously learned poses

Use of props and chairs

Learn about special conditions

Execution, modification, & transitions of poses for all bodies

Inclusive languaging

Develop & practice class sequences on peers.

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.​

Unification Weekend

In this module, we unify the knowledge developed over the course of the training and integrating that education into mindful living for the weekend.​

What will we learn?

The business of yoga

Discussion of altruism & personal practices Meditations, journaling, & art exercises

Teaching class to peers using any theme, focus, or aspects of learning acquired throughout the training.

Intention setting

Enjoy daily master classes where you get to be a student with a teacher’s awareness.

Graduation Ceremony!

Yoga Teacher Training Dates

Dec 1-3

Jan 5-6

Feb 2-4

Mar 1-3

Apr 5-7

May 4-5

The  three-day weekends will include a half day on Fridays.

Investment

Full Payment $3300

Payment Plan- please inquire

Reiki for SOAR & inSpirit Trainees

We also offer an opportunity to study Reiki with Reiki Master-Teacher, Erica Miller, as an addendum to our Yoga Teacher Training program.​

Reiki is a Japanese system of energy transfer to aid in bringing balance to the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies of the receiver. The beautiful practice of Reiki is a wonderful complement to yoga teacher training, as it deepens your understanding of subtle energetic anatomy and takes you a step further on your spiritual journey by completing Reiki Levels I & II, you will be prepared to offer Reiki as a standalone business or incorporate your Reiki practice into your newly attained yoga teacher skill set! Reiki can be an icing on your yoga classes: providing Reiki as a healing component of savasana, offering Reiki during Restorative classes, or during lovely holds in Yin Yoga. Becoming a Reiki practitioner is a great way to supplement your income as a yoga teacher, while keeping to a holistic system of balance & healing.Most profoundly, the path of Reiki attunes you to accessing your Highest Self and is a tremendous assist on your path of awakening!​

Investment is $450 for Levels I & II for our students. This discount is offered ONLY to SOAR & inSpirit Yoga students.

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