Suspension Yoga Teacher Training
Suspension Yoga Teacher Training
October 10th - 13th, 2014
9:30am - 6:30pm
Tuition: $1150 / Early Bird $995
(until September 5th, 2014)
Suspension Yoga enhances the asana practice by adding comfortable support to new dimensions of mindful movement. The techniques accelerate our ability to stabilize our body while gracefully freeing our mobility and vital energy. With a playful combination of grounded and aerial flow, it's easy for practitioners at all levels to enjoy inversions, arm balancing postures, enhanced back-bends, twists, hip openers, and more.
Suspension Yogis learn to freely decompress, activate and fly.....
With the YogiGym Suspension Sling, clients at all levels can use gravity as their greatest tool to access his/her individual goals. By implementing simple, customized strategies, you can teach students to release muscular tension, increase joint mobility, enhance core development, improve coordination, and slow down the aging process...all while having a great time!
Instructor-trainees of The Suspension Yoga Teacher Training will learn fundamental tools and accredited formulas needed to teach group suspension classes in a safe, creative and fun environment. This course outlines both grounded and aerial exercises with multi-dimensional variations and grading principles. Strong emphasis is placed on integration of proper form, support, stabilization, and safety throughout the duration of each exercise.
Adding a Suspension Yoga Certification to your list of qualifications will enhance your professional recognition for being educated about leading training strategies. When effectively integrated into a full exercise regimen, the playful techniques and remarkable results are reported to increase client loyalty and training consistency, along with the value of your professional instruction.
*The Suspension Yoga Teacher Training fulfills Canadian Yoga Alliance eligibility for Continuing Education Credits as well as The Flying Yogi's 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training.
- A comprehensive instructional manual providing a generous resource of Suspension Yoga postures with index.
- Duplicatable sample class templates and guidelines to creating your own class.
- Forms for logging practicum hours and Video Presentation Guidelines.
- Eligibility to purchase Suspension Yoga equipment at a discount.
- Certificate of Completion.
All equipment used during the course is provided by the studio and students are eligible to purchase their own YogiGym Suspension System at a 20% discount. Wholesale pricing options are also available.
The teacher training is open to anyone but due to space restrictions preference will be given to certified yoga instructors or movement professionals. This course outlines both grounded and aerial exercises with multi-dimensional variations and grading principles. Strong emphasis is placed on integration of proper form, support, stabilization, and safety throughout the duration of each exercise.
Day 1 9:30am - 6:30pm
Introduction to Suspension Yoga, equipment overview and set-up, safety and aerial principals, terminology, fabric placement and height options, working with independant components, inverting and benefits of Inversion Therapy.
Day 2 9:30am - 6:30pm
Suspension Yoga Grounded Asanas - classic asana alignment, aspects and applications of grounded poses, advancing challenging yoga postures such as arm balances, head-stands, hand-stands and more.
Day 3 9:30am - 6:30pm
Suspension Yoga -Taking Flight with Aerial Asanas - standing poses, invertion poses, hip openers, back-bends, aerial play, approaches to sequencing.
* Prerequisites for class include familiarity with common yoga poses and an understanding of basic anatomical principals.
Beatrix Montanile, CYA-RYT GOLD, Certified Suspension Yoga Trainer, Registered Thai Yoga and Ayurvedic Massage Therapist, Founder and Director of Training at The Flying Yogi studio, Beatrix holds the distinction of being the first instructor in Canada to conduct Suspension Yoga classes.
Graduation requirements are: RYT Certification at the 200 Hour Level or equivalent in other professional movement modalities; Attendance of all 36 hours of training; Completion of logged 15 hour practicum that consist of observation, assistance and practice teaching; Submission of a 45 minute video of one-on-one instruction demonstrating adequate knowledge in all areas of Suspension Yoga along with a $100 testing fee.
Former Graduate Refresher Course: Students who have previously completed a Suspension Yoga Teacher Training may review the entire Teacher Training Course and receive updated course materials for only $250 + HST. This offer is subject to space availability and applies to the full 4 day program only, drop-ins are not permitted. Please contact the studio to reserve a space.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES
Deposits are non-refundable. Requests to make any registration changes must be submitted by email with "Cancellation Request" in the title bar, no later than 14 days prior to course commencement. Requests made less than 14 days before the course date are subject to a $150 rescheduling fee. Registrants may however transfer their course registration to someone else for an additional $50 fee. Any cancelation request must be made in writing at least 72 hours prior to course commencement to avoid forfeitsure of entire registration fee. Should The Flying Yogi studio cancel the course, for any reason, registrants will receive a complete refund.
All Registrants must successfully complete the course in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Any registrant missing 30 minutes or more of the course will be ineligible to receive a Course Competion certificate. No refunds or credits, whether partial or whole, will be provided to any such registrant unless written proof of illness on physician's letterhead is provided. Participants interested in qualifying for certification have the option to make up for missed time after the course through paid private sessions.
Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that participants have some background experience with Suspension Yoga and the equipment used in order to get the maximum benefit from the Teacher Training. To check for available Intro Workshop or Suspension classes, click here.
For out of town participants - Please contact the studio to arrange affordabe accommodations within walking distance of the studio.
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