Residential 200 Hour Teacher Training in Greece
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200 Hour Certification
Immerse your self in your personal practice as you learn the skills to guide others.
25 days in Greece
Embark on your journey as a wellness professional in the land of harmony and health. Reconnect with nature and yourself.
A life changing experience
Study with like minded Yogis from around the globe. Shift your perspective.
The Venue – Aegina Island
5 carefully crafted modules will be explored
1. Poetic Cueing and Historical Context
Developing and articulating precise, relevant and powerful verbal instructions for guiding students toward their fullest potential. Learning to bring the wisdom of a strong personal yoga practice into effective teaching strategies. In this model we begin to discover some of the foundational postures and transitions. You will learn how to practice and teach these poses safely.
2. Anatomy, Safety and Therapeutics
A purposeful exploration of human anatomy. Application of anatomical and biomechanical concepts in practicing and in instructing yoga. Learn the basics of modification and safety strategies for addressing student’s most common vulnerabilities. In Our second module we introduce a broader variety of postures for practice and teaching.
3. Theming and Sequencing
Progressive, mindful sequencing strategies to maximize the success of students of all levels. Learn hands on adjustments and corrections to guide and empower students toward their fullest potential. Learning to build classes for targeted populations and the use of yoga for therapeutic purposes. In module three we begin to understand how to combine poses and transitions for maximum safety and effectiveness
4. Subtle Anatomy
Discover the “other” anatomy such as the chakras, nadis, vayus, bandhas. Addressing the chakratic system and it’s many aspects and practical application. We’ll also address styles and techniques for meditation in this Module. Discover a whole new realm of asana practice when we apply energetic principles individual poses as well as sequencing strategies.
5. Application and Embodiment
Teaching intermediate and advanced students: Applying the theory of Krama to approaching complicated postures. We’ll play with some of our favorite poses -inversions, arm balances and advanced backbends. Advanced hands on assists for challenging postures and the use of manual adjustment for advanced students.
This is a 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training. Contact Hours will take place June 1 – June 24 2018. Training will begin with a welcome dinner on Friday June 1 and will conclude with a graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 24. You will depart Irides on Monday, June 25.
Our daily schedule will vary but below is a sample schedule:
8 am-9:30 am Morning Practice and Meditation
9:30-10:30 am Breakfast
10:30-11 am Transfer to Aegina Studio
11:15 am-2 pm Lecture, Discussion, Group Work 2-3 pm Lunch
3-6 pm Lecture, Discussion, Group Work
6-7 BREAK and transfer to Irides
7:30 Dinner and most evenings free afterward
All transfers between practice spaces are included in your training price if you travel with the group at the appointed time. Some days we will venture to other island areas for practice and those transfers are also included.
Upon completion of this Teacher Training you will be eligible to apply for Registered Yoga Teacher status at the 200 hour level with the Yoga Alliance. In addition to the contact hours included in this training, students will need to complete an additional 20 non-contact hours. Some of this will be reading and homework during our 24 days, but an additional 12 hours will be teaching practicum done once you get home. This will be explained in detail during training. Once your practicum hours have been submitted you will be sent your certificate and be able to apply with the Yoga Alliance for your RYT status.
Tuition for this program is $2600 until March 15, 2018. After this deadline tuition is $3100. Room, board and local transfer is based on your accommodation choice and is listed below.
A payment plan is available with $500 down and monthly payments till the balance is fulfilled. If you have already submitted an application for admission and it has been approved, please register here. Please note that the registration is for tuition only, room, board etc… will need to be paid to Irides here.
All students are required to have the following texts for training:
- Anatomy of Breathing Blandine Calais-Germain
- Yoga Body, Anatomy, Kinesiology, and asana Judith Lasater
- The Key Muscles of Yoga Ray Long
Teacher Training Faculty
DOUBLE STUDIO ECONOMY
Share a room with a roommate of choice or an assigned roommate. These rooms are beautiful but do not have a sea view.
PRIVATE WITH SEA VIEW
Have your room all to yourself. These rooms have a terrace and a sea view. This option is extremely limited.
DOUBLE WITH SEA VIEW
Share a room with one other student. You will each have a twin bed unless a couple is using the room.
TRIPLE OR QUADRUPLE LOFT
Lofts have 2 twin beds on the first level and 2 in the loft. Rooms have terraces with stunning views.
Pricing for Accommodation Options
Double Studio Economy
$1968.26 (€1660.91 approx)
Private with Sea View $3172.92 (€2677.46 approx )
Double Sea View$2169.03(€1830.33 approx)
Triple or Quadruple with Sea View $1885.15 (€1590.78 approx )
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FAQ about Yoga Teacher Training in Greece
It is not. The pricing above includes tuition $2,300 early bird and $2600 after March 15, 2018 + room, board, transfers to our practice spaces and transfer from the port at arrival and departure. Your accommodation cost will be based on you room preference
Not included: airfare, or the cost of transportation from Athens (where you will probably fly in) and Aegina.
Yes. After you have registered, please email Mandy at email@example.com to let her know your preferences. We can accommodate gluten free, vegetarian, vegan. The default menu is omnivore.