Module 1: METHODOLOGY OF YOGA, HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF YOGA
This is the foundational subject for all Yogacoach training courses and includes the basis of the Yogacoach methodology. Within this module we learn the skills to bring the ancient teachings of Yoga to life. This component includes:
This component takes the esoteric principles and philosophies of Yoga and applies them in practical, simple and effective ways.
Module 2: ASANA
Asana is the physical aspect of Yoga. Day to day wear and tear through compensations and less optimal movement patterns results in injury and/or pain. Breakdown in the kinetic movement chains – when we’re out of optimal alignment – creates interruptions in our energy flow and imbalances throughout our body. Our body functions best in alignment allowing us ease of movement. This module aims to restore alignment through the use of Yogic Asana (postures). This component includes:
Module 3: CREATING A SACRED SPACE & SEQUENCING
Much of the beginning teaching of Yoga involves the use of Asana, which can exert a powerful effect on the body and mind. It is important that the Yoga teacher be highly competent in assessing their students’ requirements, the selection of appropriate practices and the clear and efficient communication of their application. In the practice of Yoga there are certain orderly groupings of Asana or sequences that effectively become ‘modules’ within a practice. This component includes:
Module 4: ASSISTING & ENHANCING, TEACHING RELATIONSHIP & YIN PRACTICES
Yoga students require assistance or adjusting in yoga classes for many different reasons, and part of the aim of this course is to understand and learn these reasons and the different types of assisting/adjusting. Through this course you will learn skills to help you assess how best to help a yoga student and how to develop healthy relationships with the students you teach and/or adjust. This component includes:
DATES & DETAILS
Part-time Sydney (starts July 2011)
Sydney: Mantra Yoga 1 Holtermann St, Crows Nest, Sydney.
Mantra Yoga has showers for after classes, mats and towels available for rent, bottled water for sale or bring your own. Mantra is located right in the heart of Crows Nest so there are plenty of eating options nearby.
Parking & Transport: Free Friday night & all-day weekend parking in side streets. Very limited free all-day parking in nearby residential side streets weekdays. St Leonards Train Station is a 10 min walk.