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Establishing a safe Yoga practice is integral for our physical well-being and to help us enjoy our practice for many, many years to come. In Module 2 – Yoga in Practice we delve into our practice on the Yoga mat. Examining the foundations of bio-mechanics of safe movement including proper alignment principles for both the poses themselves, transitions between poses and sequencing.
This is the second training in the 5-module series towards becoming a 200-hour certified Yoga Teacher. However, this training is open to anyone with an interest in deepening their understanding of the physical practice of Yoga asana (poses) and alignment.
To nourish, invigorate and connect are the energetic elements behind our practice. When we understand safe movement and holding patterns for our poses, we take our practice to a whole new level. Building strength and mobility, reducing tension and experiencing the power of each pose. Your practice on the mat will be forever changed for the better after this training.
What you will learn:
- Major bones and muscle groups
- Joints and their movements
- Primary and secondary bandhas (locks)
- Pelvic floor and core muscle integration
- Sun and Moon salutations
- 60+ poses and their alignment principles
- Understanding back health and safety
- Understanding the stretch response
- Introduction to sequencing (active + gentle classes)
- Introduction to pranayama (breath work)
Key Competencies Taught: Anatomy, Bio-mechanics, Asana and Pranayama
- Yoga in Practice Training Manual (provided on the first day of training)
- The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by: Ray Long
- The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga by: Ray Long
Yoga in Practice is the second of 5-Modules and counts as 45-hours towards your 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. Training modules can be taken in any order, though Module 5 – Yoga Teaching Skills can only be taken once the first 4 modules have been completed.
Training hours run 9am – 5pm each day with a 30min. break for lunch.
Each day will open and close with meditation. Our journey in between will compose of a combination of anatomy and alignment theory and movement including a master Yoga class each day. As this course is centred around movement please be sure to get adequate rest around your training time. Please let your trainer know of any injuries prior to the beginning of your training day. A final assignment will be given in order to receive your certificate of completion.
Upon registering you are agreeing to the Terms + Conditions listed here.
Registration closes 7-days prior to training date.
45 Yoga Alliance CECs available upon completion of this course for current Yoga Teachers already registered with Yoga Alliance.
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