consists of self-paced correspondence study which is augmented by various teaching tools included in the course fees. These include the 7 Yogalates DVDs that guide your personal home practice and provide a
framework for the initial teaching practicals, an instructional DVD which focuses on the finer detail of instruction giving and a comprehensive Yogalates training manual which includes the breakdown of the Yogalates principles plus many of the poses and exercises used in this method.
The other subjects from Anatomy through to Yoga Philosophy & Physiology are guided by the prescribed texts and various assessment items.
of the training is a compulsory practicum which has both theory and practice with the emphasis placed on first hand experience with teaching, assisting and working with clients.
Attendance at the practicum is not only compulsory but critical to becoming a fully qualified and competent teacher/instructor in the Yogalates method. The practicum is the culmination of the theoretical learning and practical study that you have been exploring in the previous 8 weeks of home study. It is an intensive period with a further focus on the practical application of the material and often students comment that they learn as much in these 4 weeks as they do in the preceding weeks.
Included in the practicum is teaching methodology and client care (including referral protocol), session planning and class formatting, on the floor training, adjusting skills, working with the special needs client, plus lots of teaching experience (including small groups).
This face to face time provides the opportunity to hone your teaching and delivery skills with the benefit of specialised training sessions. During this period practical assessment will also take place.