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Continuing Education

We offer short workshops on a variety of topics to help yoga teachers and other professionals continue to learn and enhance their careers and support their own well-being.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all continuing education workshops will be offered online until social distancing requirements are lifted. In accordance with guidelines from Yoga Alliance, all courses attended as live virtual sessions will be eligible for continuing education credit contact hours.

To earn non-contact hour credit and learn at your own pace, please look at our recorded online course options.

 

Upcoming Virtual Workshops

  • Teaching with the Chakras
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Dec 05, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Learn how to incorporate working with the chakra system into your teaching. In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to create practices that can help students tune into their subtle body and promote well-being and balance through their whole system.
  • Relaxation Techniques and Meditation
    Live Online Workshop
    Dec 17, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Learn the fundamentals of creating a relaxing environment and setting students up for success with meditation in this workshop. You'll learn how to help students feel safe, comfortable, and at ease so they can enjoy meaningful and insightful meditation.
  • Marketing Skills for Yoga Teachers
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Jan 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Enter the business of teaching yoga with confidence in your ability to create a brand for yourself that you can market. Learn how to present yourself in the marketplace so that the people you want to help can find you and create a brand and marketing plan for your yoga business in this workshop.
  • Creative Class Sequencing
    Live Online Workshop
    Jan 28, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Join us for a fun, interactive workshop where we will explore creative ways to build yoga class sequences. Learn how you can create unique and interesting classes by creating "puzzle pieces" for yourself that you can arrange and rearrange to suit the needs of each individual class you teach.
  • The Art of Intention
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Feb 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Setting an intention for your yoga practices allows them to be more personal and dramatically more powerful. Learn how to create intentions for your classes and help students set their own intentions for practices that will have a strong impact on body, mind, and spirit.
 

These workshops are a part of our 200-hour curriculum, but are open to yoga teachers or advanced students. Each is eligible for continuing education credit through Yoga Alliance.

 

Past Workshops

Some workshops are available as self-paced courses, and some will come up again in the future. Contact us if you're interested in us offering one of these workshops again.

Sanskrit for Yoga Teachers

Find a greater understanding of the language of yoga with the introductory course on pronunciation an vocabulary of Sanskrit. Learn the basics of this ancient language through the study of mantra and commonly used terms. Topics include explanations of key yoga terminology as well as pronunciation guides and time dedicated to practicing speaking and chanting.


Taught by Emily Liles, Yoga Therapist and Lead Trainer

Adaptive Yoga for Pregnancy and Bold Bodies

Learn how to adapt your yoga classes for students with larger bodies and students who are expecting. Learn how to welcome these students into your classes and provide modifications that create space, prevent stress on the joints, and allow students to feel empowered and cared for.

Taught by Lauren Mason, Yoga Therapist, School Owner, and Lead Trainer

The Art of Language in Teaching

Find your voice as a teacher and learn how to communicate more effectively with your students in this 3-hour dynamic workshop. Through brief lecture, personal reflection, and application, we will explore the many ways that our language and tone affect how we lead.

Taught by Meg McCarty, RYT-200 and Teacher Trainer

Teaching Chair Yoga

Learn the basics of yoga you can incorporate a chair in teaching yoga. From completely seated practices to using the chair as a creative prop, there are many ways to take advantage of this everyday piece of furniture to modify and enhance yoga practice.


Taught by Angela Moore, Yoga Therapist, School Owner, and Lead Trainer.

Adaptive Yoga for Chronic Pain

Learn how to help adapt your language and approach to teaching for students living with chronic pain. The tools of yoga can be extremely useful for managing pain and stress, and you can successfully hold space for these students with the techniques learned in this workshop.

Taught by Lauren Mason, Yoga Therapist, School Owner, and Lead Trainer

Yoga for Athletic Recovery

Yoga provides excellent health benefits that support the body's innate healing capacity. When an athlete includes yoga in their training recovery plans, they can prevent injury and fatigue, promote healing, and cultivate other skills such as mindfulness that improve overall performance. In this workshop, learn the fundamentals of short and long-term recovery and how yoga can complement any type of athletic training. With sample practices and faculty support, this workshop is ideal for anyone wanting a simple yet comprehensive introduction to yoga for athletic recovery.

Taught by Lauren Mason, Yoga Therapist, School Owner, and Lead Trainer

Marketing Skills for Yoga Teachers

Join Angela Moore, yoga teacher, educator, and studio owner in a workshop that explores how to best share who you are as a yoga teacher. It is essential for any successful yoga teacher to know who they are, what they want to share, and how to get that message to students. In this self-paced workshop, you will be guided through marketing tools, learn about branding and marketing philosophy, and be guided in developing your marketing face as a teacher.

Adaptations for Flow Yoga

Why is adaptive teaching such an important skill? As a teacher, you don’t know who will walk into your yoga class and what adaptations they need. A great tool is to be able to confidently adapt your class plan to any given population at the last minute. In this workshop, you'll learn some great tools for preparing your classes with adaptations in mind, and understand the fundamentals of adapting your language and how you present variations.