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BLOCK 2 // DEEP DIVE.

50 Hours exploring the mechanics of teaching vinyasa yoga

Block 2 takes a deep dive into the following topics:

  • neuroscience and vinyasa yoga

  • yogic practices such as breath-based movements, energetic alignment, chakras, nadis, gunas, etc.

  • asana clinic studying intermediate-level poses

  • vinyasa sequencing techniques such as cueing, modifications, adaptions, and communication styles

  • define mindfulness, understand the obstacles of western society, discuss the types of mindfulness techniques, and how to incorporate mindfulness into vinyasa yoga

  • know and understand the ethical guidelines of yoga professionals

 

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Components of Vinyasa Yoga

Neuroscience of Vinyasa, Sheaths, Gunas, Nadis, Breath-based movements, Kramas, Doshas, Gunas, Chakras, energetic alignment.

Asana Clinic 2

Learn the 25 intermediate-level poses including modifications, enhancements, and transitions in and out of the poses. Includes poses such as Warrior series, standing balancing, and heart-opening.

Sequencing 2

How to have a clear verbal presence in Class (Cueing Part 2), Communication styles, Sequencing variations, Adaptations on the spot, etc.

Mindfulness

Define mindfulness, understand the obstacles of western society, discuss the types of mindfulness techniques, and how to incorporate mindfulness into vinyasa yoga.

Yoga Professional Ethics

Ethics, U.S. Yoga, Myths, Common Problems, Cultural Issues, Scope of Practice, Safety in a studio, etc.

Studentship

ONLINE OR IN-PERSON
Attend 10 yoga classes either online or in-studio and complete a journal entry for each class. Reflect on what you learned about yourself and the teaching experience.

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“To understand the suffering of others, we must first touch our own suffering and listen to it.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

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