Yoga From the Inside Out
200 HOUR HATHA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM
Increase self-knowledge, acceptance and love through "embodied-inquiry": asana, pranayama, meditation and philosophical study.
Our Embodyoga® -inspired programs are well-rounded, in-depth studies of yoga with an emphasis on personal embodiment as the basis for becoming a yoga teacher.
Discover "whole–body–support" templates for strong, comfortable, injury free asana practice.
Learn to weave postures, breath and movement into progressive depths of experience.
Discover the grace and wisdom of the body-mind-spirit in movement and in stillness.
Develop a depth and beauty in your yoga practice that remains constant when you step off the mat.
Learn to share this experience with others through teaching.
Karen Miscall-Bannon brings 33 years of practice and over 14 years of teaching and training teachers to this incredible program of study. She worked with Patty Townsend, the owner and creator of Embodyoga® for 13 years in Amherst, MA studying, teaching, and teaching in Embodyoga® teacher trainings. She brings a strong tradition of Iyengar Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa to her teacher trainings, as well as extensive study of anatomy from her over 15 years as a bodyworker and educator. Karen is a passionate student of yoga and yoga philosophy, and enthusiastically shares her love of the practices with her students in an easily –accessible way!
200 HOUR TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Bandhas and diaphragms
Blueprint for Optimal Movement 1: Cellular Breathing – Navel Radiation
Developmental Patterns in Movement
Principle of a Quiet Spine
Discriminating Core & Periphery – Finding Union
Standing Postures 1– Our Foundation: Pelvis, Legs & Feet
Surya Namaskar: Sun Salutations & Vinyasa
Ease in the Ilio–psoas Complex
Yield and Push of the Legs
Inversions 1: Shoulderstand & Handstand
Pranayama 1: Ujjayi
Yoga Nidra: Tantric Technique for Deep Rest
History and Practice of Yoga Philosophy
Standing Postures 2 – Dynamics & Alignment, Integrating Upper & Lower Body
Ribs, Shoulder Girdle, Arms and Hands: Alignment & Integrated Movement
Yield and Push of the Arms
Lower Back Fundamentals: Sacroiliac & Lumbar Health
Standing and Supine Forward Bends
Lungs & Breathing Diaphragm
Breath in Asana Practice
History and Practice of Yoga Philosophy
Cultivating a Rewarding Personal Practice
Using mantra and mudra to deepen your practice
Principles of Backbend 1: Organ & Glandular Support
Arm Balances 1
Twists and Hip Openers 1
Inversions 2: Headstand and Shoulderstand Cycle
Sequencing and assisting
Pranayama 2: Viloma, Prana Vayus
The Kosas: Spiralic Sheaths of Awareness
Integrating the Systems of Yoga -Yoga Philosophy and Practice
Blueprint for Optimal Movement 2: Spinal Patterns
Integrated Whole Body Movement in Yoga Practice
Precision Vinyasa — Flow and Hold
Sequencing and Assisting continued
Balancing Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
Twists, Hips and Arm Balances 2
Pranayama 3: Nadi Shodhana and Kumbhaka
Chakras, Nadis and Kundalini
Yoga Philosophy, History, and Practice
TEACHING PRINCIPLES INTEGRATED THROUGHOUT THE PROGRAM
Principles of Observation, Instruction, Demonstration & Touch
Art and Science of Sequencing
Planning and Teaching Classes
Principles of Teaching
Philosophy and Ethics of Teaching
Teaching as a Profession
A $300 deposit will save your place in the 200- hour program, which will be applied to the final module.
The cost for the 200 Hour Teacher Training program (4 Modules) is $3060 --or:
$2850 (paid in full by the start of the program)
$765 per module (deposit is applied to module 4)
Payment in full is due one month prior to the start of the first Modul for the discounted price.
We do ask that it be your intention to take the course in its entirety. However, it is possible to pay module by module. Payment in full is due 1 month prior to the start of the module.
Deposits are nonrefundable after your acceptance in the course has been confirmed.
No other refunds will be given after the start of the course.
Homework includes up to 2 hours of reading for each weekend, home practice and an occasional short written report.
Attendance in, or observation of, a total of 8 additional classes taught by course leader or other 500 hour registered Embodyoga® Teachers is required for graduation.
You are allowed to miss one weekend of the training without having to make it up. Any other absences will need to be made up privately with Karen.