Our YogaKids Mindfulness & Movement for Kids Foundations Training takes a whole-child approach, integrating math, science, literacy, art, music and more. This approach is fun, empowering and fully capable of reaching students of all ages and abilities. Whether your aim is to become a kids yoga teacher or to get new tools for integrating yoga into a child-friendly environment, (classroom, home, office) our Foundations Training is the place to begin. This event is held in areas around the world. The program…Find out more »
Learn how to apply specific range of motion evaluations for the trunk and spine as they apply to poses.Find out more »
The Science of Flexibility is the second unit in the Yoga Integrated Science 200 Hour yoga teacher training program. This two day workship style weekend explores the science of flexibility and its historical continuity. Students will learn about where range of motion comes from and the many theories about stretching. Students will review and discuss the most current research on the topic and will explore the ways to increase range of motion in specific situations. Students will also be exposed…Find out more »
This is a 3 day event: Friday, 11/02 – Sunday, 11/04, from 9:30-5:30 each day. This class may be taken alone and is a required content for the 300 hour Certification Program. About this course: This weekend is designed to address the muscular system of the upper body, including its function and relevance to the study of joint mechanics for the teaching or practice of Hatha Yoga. Students will learn how to apply specific range of motion evaluations for the…Find out more »
This 3 day long workshop style weekend explores the general joint anatomy of the foot, lower leg, knee, and hip. This weekend introduces the study of biomechanics. Students will construct a comprehensive analysis of several lower body postures to see first hand why Hatha Yoga is defined as force-ful yoga. Students will also learn about yoga props and their various uses.Find out more »
This 3 day workshop style class is devoted to the trunk and spine, its structure and mechanical abilities. We will look at several trunk-related yoga postures in-depth to reinforce the material. Students will also look at pranayama and vinyasa and the anatomy of the respiratory system. Lauren will introduce YOGression™: the science of yoga sequencing, with creation, observation, and feedback. An introduction to vinyasa will also be covered.Find out more »
The Special Populations and Progressive Teaching: Biomechanics of Hatha Yoga Applications
Learn the focal points of beginners and how to address this group in an individual or group setting
Introduce systemic, progressive teaching and walk away with a great take-home beginner routine that can be used immediately.
Learn about teaching and cueing elderly students (building on the information from the 200 hour program) with a great take home routine specific to this group that can be used immediately.
Get an ideas on how to approach a student of any age who has gotten away from physical activity and become deconditioned.
Learn how to apply comprehensive range of motion evaluations to decide which asanas and are the most important to intelligently progress for specific students.
This is a 2 day workshop. Interactive Yoga Techniques - Svadhyaya Intensive is required content for the 300 hour teacher training program. This workshop meets Saturday, 01/12/19 from 11-5 – Sunday, 01/13/19, from 9-4:30 each day. About this class: Svadhyaya is Sanskrit for "self-study" or "self-reflection". Learn how to apply modern stress management techniques in an Interactive Yoga workshop that is rooted in ancient Ayurvedic teachings. Explore the power of Meditation and learn ways to help students deal with stress, teaching…Find out more »
This 3 day workshop style class will cover the anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand joints. Learn the art of teaching to multiple skill levels, participate in a discussion on the realities of aging, and learn guidelines for teaching to the deconditioned and/or senior population. The class will discuss the qualities of leadership required to effectively inspire others to participate in their health. In this unit, we will analyze several upper body poses to reinforce the lecture.Find out more »
Traditional Chinese medicine has techniques for assessing the balance of vital energy (chi) throughout the body. Deficient or stagnant chi produces outward signs visible on the face, tongue and eyes and can even alter our voice patterns. We will learn to read these signs and symptoms so that we can correct underlying problems and prevent disease.Find out more »