In YogaUP, students will be able to start teaching and are given the right environment that can help develop and nurture individual teaching styles. At first, participants will begin teaching a fixed sequence to a small group. It progresses by adding more elements at play in order to give the students have the right pace to adjust to different scenarios. Students will be able to observe each other as they play the role of teacher. And also, they will be given feedback in order for them to adjust and improve their teaching strategies.
This module is also a great tool that can allow students to test their sequences on different body types and practice levels before they can venture into the real world of teaching yoga.
Areas of Study
Philosophy & Lifestyle
- Yoga Philosophy
- History of Yoga
- Yogic diet
- Yoga & modern lifestyle
Ethic for Teachers
Eight Limbs of Yoga
Pantanjali Yoga Sutras
Understanding Differences between Modern Yoga
Introduction to Ayurveda
In Anatomy and Physiology lectures, students will have a deeper understanding of the various systems of the body. Students are able to learn how anatomy is related to the movement of the body. Students will gain insights on the different types of joints as well as its range of motion. In addition to this, we will also teach which muscle group is responsible for executing certain movements and how the nervous system coordinates with your musculoskeletal system.
Main Components of the Practice
- The Breath
- Connection, Breath & Movement
- Warm up
- Standing Sequence
- Floor Sequence
Anatomy & Physiology
Lectures covering the various systems of the body such as
- Yoga Postures and Variation
- Restorative and Yin Postures
- Tradition Hatha Yoga Practice
- Vinyasa Yoga
- Various of Sun Salutation
- Yoga Props Application
YogaUP offers tools, teaching methodology, and a hands-on approach in order to for students to acquire the skills necessary to share their knowledge, refine teaching skills, or simply develop a sophisticated approach in their practice.
Our teaching methodology introduces various ways which a student will be able to handle a class. Participants will be able to learn how to conduct a class using their body, voice, and movement. Our students will also learn how to properly deliver verbal and physical alignments as well as adjustments in order to deliver instructions more effectively.
Sequencing covers the main principles involved in safe sequencing that can be applied in teaching different styles of yoga. It is a modular system utilized in order to conduct an efficient and suitable class for students with different levels of understanding of yoga. Participants will be taught how to analyze sample classes and learn how they can create their own sequences with specific goals for their students.
Teaching Methodology & Techniques
- Role of a Teacher
- Qualities of a teacher
- Use of Voice & Body Language
- Verbal and Physical Demonstrations
- Verbal and Physical Assisting & Adjustments
- Communication skills
- Teaching multi-level classes
- Time Management
- The Student learning process
- Principals of Sequencing
- Using a modular system for efficiently creating sequences
- Creative Sequencing for different class styles
Sequencing focuses on one main asana category such as:
- Forward Bends
- Backward Bends
- Hip Openers
- Side Bends & Twists
- Balancing (Arm and Leg)
Business of Yoga
- Understand the Marketing and Business of a Yogi
- Ethic for Teachers
- Practice teaching as the lead instructor
- Assisting students while other is teaching
We are very excited as Chaukei Ngai will lead the whole 200 Hour Teacher Training
ChauKei (pronounced chow kay) is the founder and director of YogaUP, with the mission of bringing people together from all cultures, ages, sizes and shapes with the tool of yoga.ChauKei is a proud parent of a vibrant 9 year old boy and a Certified Holistic Health Counselor. Her wide range of unique skills have nurtured and motivated thousands to live a healthier lifestyle. Her yoga discipline comes from Bikram Yoga, Ana Forrest Yoga, Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic medicine.
She grew up in Canada graduated in Psychology in York University, recently moved back to Hong Kong which is one of the place she called home. She has been teaching yoga worldwide since 2006. In 2013, she won the prestigious International Yoga Sports Federation Championship, the world’s largest international yoga competition with participants from over 25 countries. A two time Silver medalist and one time Bronze medalist Chaukei became the first champion to have earned all three medals. Just as significant is the fact that she became the first mother to become World Yoga Champion.
Teaching the Yoga Anatomy – To better understand safe and stable physical alignment in yoga poses. Pick up in-depth knowledge to take to the mat to fine-tune and deepen your practice.
Born into a family whose father is a yoga teacher for 45 years, Jonathan has always been immersed in the yoga spirit.
However, it is to Asia that Jonathan will first turn. In fact, he started practising martial arts since his childhood and became a member of the Kung Fu Wushu National French team.
Guided by his passion for intense physical sports, he naturally found himself interested in human anatomy and body performance, which led him to complete a 5-year master’s degree program in Osteopathy from the European Centre of Osteopathy Higher Education, recognized by the French Ministry of Health and the EU. He also holds an Inter-University’s Diploma of Anatomy, as well as MBSR and more other holistic approaches.
As he developed a real dedication to teaching, Jonathan holds a High National Diploma in Physical Education and Sport to be able to teach in the best way he could.
His experiences have allowed him to instruct martial arts, yoga and human sciences in various situation and to develop and share many values including respect, humility and sincerity.
However, Jonathan never forgot his yoga family roots and he is showing now a true interest in Yoga and his father knowledge.
A close disciple of South India’s Yoga Guru Dr. Asana Andiappan, He is an experienced Yoga Master for number of years, Yogesh specializes in Hatha, Pranayama, Meditation, and Yoga Therapy. With his teaching method that are rooted in simplicity and directness which makes it easy to build a strong foundation for everyone’s practice. Yogesh has been blessed to lead his classes and workshops in many countries around the world including; Singapore, Australia, China, Korea, Japan and Denmark – amongst others.
Joining us to with this Teacher Training he’ll be teaching Pranayama, History of Yoga, Kriyas and Bandhas.
Get to know more about Yogesh: http://varunyoga.com/
Monday & Friday —————————————— 11:45am to 6:15pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday ———————— 11am to 6:15pm
Rates and Registration
Early Bird (until September 1st) ————————— — — — $24,900
Regular (from September 2nd – October 24th)——— — — — —— $29,500
October 25th onwards ——————————————— — —————$31,000
Payments can only be made via Cash, Check or Bank Transfer