YOGA Teacher Training Course Content
Background to Yoga
- Philosophy of Yoga
- Practical anatomy & physiology
- How to teach a wide range of yoga postures including modifications
- Understanding the benefits of different yoga postures
- How and why to make safe sensitive adjustments
- Some injuries you may be presented with as a teacher and how to modify a posture accordingly
- Ingredients of different levels of classes
- How to choreograph a yoga class
- Introduction to Meditation
- Pranayama techniques
- Basic Sanskrit terms & pronunciations
- Ethics of being a Yoga Teacher
- How to develop and deepen your own practice.
YOGA Teacher Training Course Structure
The 8 compulsory intensive yoga teacher training weekends each cover a particular section of yoga postures, independent study, regular yoga class attendance and homework.
PLEASE NOTE: The 8 mandatory weekends are as follows:
November 17th – 19th
December 8th – 10th
January 12th – 14th
January 26th – 28th
February 16th – 18th
March 16th – 18th
April 13th – 15th
May 4th – 6th
The timing of the teacher training weekends is:
Fridays: 6.30pm - 9pm
Saturdays & Sundays 8 am - 4.30pm
Potential students should ideally have an established, regular practice, preferably of at least 6 months and will need to visit Yoga Warrior (if not currently a student there) so that they can familiarise themselves with the studio’s yoga style and ethos, and ensure their own readiness for more in-depth training.
This programme is physically demanding as well as emotionally challenging and requires a strong and dedicated commitment from the student. They should ensure that they:
The cost for the RYT 200 training (comprising 200 hours of instruction and practise) is R24,950 with a non-refundable deposit of R7,500 securing your place on the programme which includes:
The course fees do not include certain text books (should you wish to buy them second hand) and classes taken outside of Yoga Warrior studio.
Students are encouraged to visit other studios and teachers during the course to experience different styles of yoga as well as teaching. The course requires 45 classes to be taken at Yoga Warrior with an additional 20 classes required for certification which can be taken anywhere and are to be completed before the final exams.
There is a final examination on the final weekend, as well as a number of practical requirements (e.g. adjusting in a number of classes) following the theory part of the course, along with a final practical exam where you will teach a class.
Payment, Refund& Cancellation Policy:
The non-refundable deposit of R7,500 is required to reserve your place on the course and will only be refunded if the course is cancelled due to insufficient numbers (we require a minimum of 12 students and can accommodate a maximum of 24).
The balance of payment (R17,450) will be required in full upon commencement of the programme
An early bird special of R22,500 is offered if payment is received in full by 31st October 2017.
Applications may be made for payments in 6 subsequent instalments of R3,250 payable over 6 months by contractual debit order following commencement of the course.
NO REFUNDS on the course.
You should consider this yoga teacher training course if you:
Have a deep passion for yoga & learning
Already have some knowledge of the yoga postures
Have a regular or advanced practice
Would like to move your yoga practice to another level
Would like to consider becoming a yoga teacher
Are in full-time employment & cannot attend the one-month intensive yoga teacher training programmes already available in the yoga community.
Prefer to study slowly allowing for a deep assimilation and percolation over a longer period rather than overnight.
What else you should know about teacher training:
This course will be life changing
It will be difficult and uncomfortable at times
Your yoga practice will change irrevocably.
Testimonial of a Yoga Warrior 2017 Trained Yoga Teacher:
“My experience with Yoga Warrior Teacher Training has been an adventure of many highs and lows, guided professionally and with the highest standard. I completed the course successfully with full faith in my capability to offer the gift of teaching to those around me, thank you for preparing me, sharing your knowledge and for your ongoing support.”
Sally Stewart, Sales Manager and Yoga Teacher
Testimonial of a Yoga Warrior 2008 Trained Yoga Teacher:
"I had no expectations of what the course would entail and how physically and mentally challenging it would be. Clara is a brilliant yoga teacher with immense knowledge and experience. She is a perfectionist and her attention to detail enabled me to gain so much from the Yoga Warrior Teacher Training Course. There was brilliant chemistry between the other yoga teacher trainees and we all helped each other to be successful in completing.
Nadine Hurwitz, Founder of Yoga Lova and Mother of four.
For further details regarding the Yoga Teacher Training programme, please contact Genna