A key component of our advanced training program, this unique offering gives you the chance to be guided in your personal practice and as a teacher, guided by a yoga therapist. Each 20-hour course will include group and personal time with your teacher designed to nourish and inspire you, supported by your mentor and fellow teachers. Topics in these courses will include philosophy, skills, and wisdom customized to each small group.
These courses are offered over 5 weekly meetings, usually meeting on Sunday evenings.
The Yoga Sutras
Explore the main text that influences how we practice and teach yoga in this small-group study. Join guest faculty member Emily Liles, yoga therapist and long-time student of the Yoga Sutras. With her insight and guidance, learn how the key philosophies of this text can impact your life and teaching.
Sundays, 6-9 pm
May 2, 16, 23, 30, June 6
Essential for any student who needs support in understanding yoga postures more completely and holistically. Each week of this course will focus on a different group of postures and we will study anatomy, biomechanics, and variations for each group to help you have a detailed understanding of practicing and teaching these asana.
Sundays, 6-9 pm
July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8
This course is designed to give you constructive feedback and support on your teaching. This course will include group learning on professional and presentation skills as well as individualized feedback from faculty and peers on your instruction.
Will meet over 5 weeks, 3 hours each week.
Learn to inspire your students by bringing philosophy and spirituality into your teaching. In this small-group study course, we will draw on inspiration from many sources and learn effective techniques for sharing this inspiration with students. Guided by experienced therapeutic teachers and yoga scholars, you will learn how to draw from a multitude of sources to inspire your students to practice that is meaningful, insightful, and personal.
Over the course of this small-group mentoring program, learn to foster a relationship with the body that is based on a relationship of mutual trust. In our sessions, we will learn and experience practices to help connect us to our bodies energetically, learning to awaken and trust the body's intuition. Through the study of physical and energetic anatomy and somatic practices, you will learn how to work with and care for the body you rely on for your work and life.