This weekend teacher training is designed to give working individuals the opportunity to explore an alternative career in yoga teaching without having to take an extensive leave from work. Learn from the country’s leading yoga teachers, ChauKei Ngai and Yogesh Varun together with the IMI Osteopathy and Practicioner Jonathan Vallade,Learn from their combined years of teaching experience and professional training.
1. Techniques, Training and Practice
Topics in this category include: asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.
2. Teaching Methodology
Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries.
How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting.
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting.
Qualities of a teacher.
The student learning process.
3. Anatomy and Physiology
Topics in this category include: human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).
4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
Topics in this category could include, but are not limited to:
The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita).
Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma.
Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher – student relationships and community.
Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva).
Topics in this category include:
Practice teaching as the lead instructor.
Assisting students while someone else is teaching.
Receiving and giving feedback.
Observing others teaching.
6. Remaining Contact Hours
Remaining hours are to be distributed among the five Educational Categories, but the hours may be allocated to other special topics during the course of the Teacher Training.
Total Hours: 200 Hours
Saturdays & Sundays
March 2nd – June 16th, 2019
1PM – 5PM – 4hours/session (total of 12 weeks classroom training)
No classes on the following weekends due to Public holidays
Apr 13 to Apr 28th
and May 12 to May 13
1/F Unit 6 & 7, Block 2,
North Plaza, Discovery Bay
*Registration fee is non-refundable*
Bank Transfer (HSBC & BOC)
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