Alignment, Anatomy and Awareness
Deepen your personal practice at your local yoga studio right here in north county and gain a more complete understanding of the 8 limbs of yoga and traditions, learn how to develop a fulfilling personal practice as well as an effective and safe class, understand what it means to be a yoga teacher and empower yourself with knowledge of the yoga lifestyle.
Learn the art of teaching yoga with unique skills in a nurturing environment. Engage in the essence of community in your journey to the heart of your practice. Create your yoga foundation by exploring the history of yoga tradition and philosophy. Learn how dynamic alignments and the anatomy of movement enhance structural and energetic foundations in the pose.
Explore the energetic anatomy of the body: the Chakras, Prana and Koshas create an elegant and powerful connection to alignment.
Deepen your meditation practice with techniques designed to open and balance the body and emotions in profound ways, as well as explore your imagination and intuition.
This Chakra weekend series which is a 200-hour yoga teacher training combines the powerful science of aligning your body with heart-oriented yoga philosophy.
Take the Six Chakra weekends to deepen your personal practice:
Explore physical alignment techniques, breathwork, meditation, journaling & philosophy. Share your journey with others who are embarking on the same self-exploration. Discover a new found passion and freedom on and off the mat.
Take the additional Teacher Training weekends to apply your new skill to teach:
Learn and practice the artful communication skills necessary to teach an inspiring yoga class. Design and teach your own yoga class.
Chakra 1 & 2 - Setting the Foundation for Transformation
In this immersion, we will explore the history of the yoga tradition and the Non-dualistic yoga philosophy. We will learn and practice how to align our body and study the anatomy of movement which enhances the body’s structural and energetic foundation. We will support your physical practice with pranayama techniques, meditations and life skills.
Chakra 3 & 4 – Yoga of Action and Devotion
We will study the Bhagavad Gita and the philosophy of Karma and Bhakti Yoga, opening the heart through action and the love of yoga. Our study will be with the intention of experiencing these great scriptures at a cellular level and to apply this philosophy at every level of our practice, relationships, thoughts, actions, and feelings.
Chakra 5, 6 & 7 - Growing Wisdom
We will immerse ourselves in the study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and experience how relevant and valuable this ancient text is in our lives today. We will learn the art and science behind yoga sequencing for your own practice with the underlying inspiration of The Yoga Sutras.
We will deepen our meditation practice with contemplation and journaling.
Teacher Training Weekends - Offering Self
Now you will have the opportunity to bring all the experience, practice, study and growth you have accumulated thus far to the next level. You will design and teach a class while using appropriate language to effectively communicate the alignment, action , and attitude necessary to execute a heart-oriented and inspiring class. You will learn how to safely and effectively adjust students in poses verbally and physically.