Teacher Training

 

Share the gifts of Yoga with the world and tranform yourself in the process!  Study with Francesca in an intimate group at Essential Yoga Studio in Fernie, BC and leave with all the tools to teach a class that is challenging and inspiring.

 

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Advanced Sequencing, Cueing & Adjusting (100 Hours toward 300 Hour YA Teacher Certification)
 
January 26-30, 2017
 
Bring your Sequencing, Cueing & Adjusting to a whole new level with this Advanced Teacher Training.  How you move your students from one pose to the next, the imagery you offer them and how you help them achieve these through manual adjustment, are all key to making your teachings memorable.  Learn how to take create images effortlessly that allow your student to flow easily from one pose to the next.  Discover how to sequence a flow that is unique and inspired and completely Your Vibe.  And help to move your students deeper in an effortless and safe way that leaves them really trusting you. 
Teach yourself how to organically visualize yoga sequences. Learn the intuition of what pose should build on the previous one. Give clear, precise cueing.
This training will be 50 hours of your 300-Hour Advance Teacher Training and work toward your 500-hour Certification. This training runs from January 26-30th. 
You must be a graduate of a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training to get hours toward your 300-hour certification or if you feel drawn to learn more about this topic, please join us as well. The cost is $1025. Book before December 20th and save $25. Graduates of EYS 200-Hour program get a 20% discount on all programs leading to certification.
 
 
Advanced Teacher Training: Aerial Yoga Teacher Training (80 Hour Continuing Education or part of 300 Hour Bridge Program)

February 2-12, 2017
 
The course will be taught by one of the premier Aerial Yoga instructors in North America Yogi Raven from Colorado.  When you finish this 8-day program you will be a Certified Aerial Teacher.  This course involves 65 hours of practice and instruction. You will participate in over 52 hours of hands-on instruction, plus a teaching practicum and final exam. Each student receives a detailed asana manual with photographs and space for your notes throughout. You will learn how to do the asanas, and work with your fellow student teachers to guide each other through each asana safely. You will learn the physical and energetic benefits, contra-indications, and cautions of each asana, and understand how to sequence them into a powerful Aerial Yoga class.
 
 
Teaching Yoga Nidra: The Journey Within (50-Hour Teacher Training Toward 300-Hour Bridge Program)
 
February 3-5, 2017

Yoga Nidra is a systematic meditation technique. It provides a complete relaxation to the Body and Mind. Even more significant, Yoga Nidra is a deep place to take your students, by bringing them on this mind adventure, they delve deep into their subconscious and unconscious mind. It is here that the seeds of what we wish to have in our lives, take root. There is a self-hypnosis element to Yoga Nidra that matches no other in terms of planting an intention and then directing all of our mental energies toward it, in a really effortless way. Yoga Nidra ripens the mind to cultivate whatever it is we wish for.

Yoga Nidra can be a powerful session, where students gain deep insight into themselves. It is here that we experience dimensions of the mind perhaps never before visited.

You can become an expert in setting up the framework and guiding your students into this wonderland of the subconscious. During this 5-day certification, we will practice Yoga Nidra twice daily, discuss theory, cover outlines of how to write original Yoga Nidra Scripts and then focus on the framework as you work with your peers to create your own inspired works. Discover how to get your students to their Theta State- the wave frequency that our brains go to when having a spiritual experience. Exploration of how to analyze Yoga Nidra experiences will also be covered.
Each day with start with a Yoga Practice followed by a Yoga Nidra & Journaling session. This session certifies you to give a unique offering to your students that will allow them to widen their awareness and cultivate greater insight. Throughout the five days, you will experience these awakenings first hand.

You must be a graduate of a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training to get hours toward your 300-hour certification or if you feel drawn to learn more about this topic, please join us as well. The cost is $1095. Graduates of EYS 200-Hour program get a 20% discount on all programs leading to certification toward their certification.

 

Meditation Teacher Training in Calgary (25 Hours continuing education)

At Montgomery Chiropractic Plus, 4704 Bowness Road NW, Calgary 

February 10-12, 2017

Meditation can be a tool for instantaneous transformation, if done correctly.  Learn this on a deeper level and then turn this magic outward by discovering how to teach people to meditate. In meditation we learn all the secrets of a full life are within. This 25 Hour Weekend Meditation Teacher Training will show you techniques to convey this to your students and teach you how to bring them into "the zone".  Pass this tool onto your students and you will bring so much light into the world.
This weekend course will be filled with self-learning and an understanding so deep about the sitting practice, about how it applies to yoga and to daily life. you will be awed by the complexity and the simplicity that happens when we awaken.

Each day we start with a meditation practice and then we move through the philosophy, the theory, the exact techniques and the practicum. This is not to be missed by any teacher that wishes to bring some genuine light into the world. Prepare to bring your teaching to a whole new level. If you feel drawn to learn more about this topic, please join us, no matter your qualifications

This program does qualify for NHPC continuing Education Hours and as continuing education hours for Yoga Alliance. The cost is $525. Earl bird special, book before Jan 15th and pay $495. Contact info@essentialyogastudio.c
om or info@yogashalacalgary.com. 

 

 
Advanced Teacher Training: Chanting, Mantra & Sacred Sound (50 Hours toward 300 Hour Bridge Program)
 
February 22-26, 2017
 
Join esteemed Eastern Musician Prashant Micheal for this 5-day Advanced Training Immersion titled Chanting, Mantra & Sacred Sound and learn how the vibration of sound affects us on an energetic level and how you can make that happen for your students. Discover the History of Mantra and Chanting and become a proficient Guide in the Art of Chanting. Each morning begins with a Meditation, Practice and Chanting Session to purify and heal you. Spend each day acquiring the deep knowledge needed to understand and to teach this Sacred Art. This program is available to all, and will qualify toward your 500-hour Advanced Teacher Training if you have graduated from a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Program. If you feel drawn to learn more about this topic, please join us, no matter what your qualifications.
 
The cost is $1095. Graduates of EYS 200-Hour program get a 10% discount on all programs leading to certification.
 
 
Teacher Acro Yoga (50 Hours Continuing Education or part of 300 Hour Bridge Program)
 
March 2-9, 2017
 
Acro Yoga is style of yoga that works with two or more bodies. Learn the basics of adding this style to your teaching repetoire.  From fliers to base, you will learn how to design a class safely and give your students as much fun as you have had doing Acro Yoga. $1100 or save $100 if you book before Jan 30th
 
 
RYT- 200 Hour Teacher Training: Foundation Program
 
April 7-16 2017
 
You're at the tip of the iceberg with yoga and you're ready for more.  You love the challenge of new poses.  You're intrigued by the bits of philosophy you hear in class.  You're noticing that your regular practice is changing you inside and out. This 10-day intensive is a great way to take your passion for yoga to the next level whether you are interested in teaching or wish to deepen your understanding of yoga... We are a Yoga-Alliance certified program that integrates many styles of yoga to allow you to find your own voice. This 10-day program is transformative. This program starts Thursday evening and ends the following Sunday midday.
 
Tuition:
$1800+tax for the first intensive
$1400+tax for the second intensive.
$250 registration covers books and processing fees for Yoga Alliance.
 
21 Day- RYT 200 Hour Teacher Training Intensive
 
April 7-27, 2017
 
You're at the tip of the iceberg with yoga and you're ready for more. You love the challenge of new poses. You're intrigued by the bits of philosophy you hear in class. You're noticing that your regular practice is changing you inside and out. This 21-Day intensive is a great way to take your passion for yoga to the next level whether you are interested in teaching or wish to deepen your understanding of yoga... We are a Yoga-Alliance certified program that integrates many styles of yoga to allow you to find your own voice.

This 21-Day intensive combines our standard Foundation and Transitional training modules.  For those inclined to get even deeper into the immersion. 

Tuition:
$3200+gst for the full intensive
$250 registration covers books and processing fees for Yoga Alliance.

 

RYT 200 Hour Teacher Training: Foundation Program

July 28-August 6, 2017

You're at the tip of the iceberg with yoga and you're ready for more.  You love the challenge of new poses.  You're intrigued by the bits of philosophy you hear in class.  You're noticing that your regular practice is changing you inside and out. This 10-day intensive is a great way to take your passion for yoga to the next level whether you are interested in teaching or wish to deepen your understanding of yoga... We are a Yoga-Alliance certified program that integrates many styles of yoga to allow you to find your own voice. This 10-day program is transformative. This program starts Thursday evening and ends the following Sunday midday.
 
Tuition:
$1800+tax for the first intensive
$1400+tax for the second intensive.

$250 registration covers books and processing fees for Yoga Alliance.

 

21 Day- RYT 200 Hour Teacher Training Intensive

 

 

July 28-August 18, 2017

You're at the tip of the iceberg with yoga and you're ready for more. You love the challenge of new poses. You're intrigued by the bits of philosophy you hear in class. You're noticing that your regular practice is changing you inside and out. This 21-Day intensive is a great way to take your passion for yoga to the next level whether you are interested in teaching or wish to deepen your understanding of yoga... We are a Yoga-Alliance certified program that integrates many styles of yoga to allow you to find your own voice.

This 21-Day intensive combines our standard Foundation and Transitional training modules.  For those inclined to get even deeper into the immersion. 

Tuition:
$3200+gst for the full intensive
$250 registration covers books and processing fees for Yoga Alliance.

 
RYT-200 Hour Teacher Training: Transition Program
 
August 8-17, 2017
 
This is the second module of the Teacher Training Program. Take all that you've learned so far and start to assimilate your knowledge into your teaching. Start to define yourself, your style and what feels right for you in the classroom. Learn more about the process of Yoga and how to become connected to the true meaning of this practice and heal yourself.
 
Tuition:
$1400+tax for the second intensive.
$250 registration covers books and processing fees for Yoga Alliance.
 
 
Mandala Namaskar
 
April 28-30, 2017
 
Sun salutations are a great way to start class but can often become tedious to teach or lead to overuse of certain muscles.  Mandala Namaskara is a fantastic way to guide your students around the full compass of their mats, making their practice more imaginative and allowing you to tap into your creativity. 
 
As well, there are added more lunar or feminine, movements that allow the hips to open and the body to explore different spaces. 
 
This 15-hour workshop will teach you how to move your students around the mat using the Chakras for 5 different themes.  
 
$345 or book before March 15th and save $45.  EYS grads save another 10%
 
 
Yin Yoga Teacher Training
 
May 4-9, 2017
 
Anxious to teach Yin Yoga but want to learn more?  This 50-hour Teacher Training gives you the knowledge and the depth to take the teaching of yin to a whole other level. 
This course will cover:
  • The Philosophy of Yin Yoga
  • The benefits of Yin Yoga and why they happen
  • Explore the benefits of a wholistic practice: Yin & Yang
  • Applied Anatomy relevant to Yin Yoga
  • Understand the Limits within Yin Practice
  • Discovering how Chi in Yin
  • Yin & the Chakras
  • Bringing Philosophy to Your Yin Teachings
  • Adding uniqueness to How you Teach Yin
  • The Differences between Yin & Restorative
This session will be led by Francesca ter Poorten EYRT-500 and Shona Williams ERYT-200. 
For 200 hour certified teachers the credits of the course can be applied towards the 500 hour certification, and is eligible for CEUs with Yoga Alliance. 
 
May 4-9th $1025 or sign up before April 5th and save $50. EYS grads always receive 20% off.
 
 
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