OmGym® Suspension Yoga Teacher Training
Feb. 26th - Mar. 3rd, 2014 (Cabarete - Dominican Republic)
April 18th - 21st, 2014 (Toronto - The Flying Yogi)
Suspension, Gravity and Aerobatics
Using Body Weight and Aerial Dynamics to Elevate Physical Conditioning
With the OmGym® Suspension System, 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, build balance and coordination, and slow down the aging process, while they have a great time!
Participants will learn the fundamentals of OmGym® Training for Suspension Yoga. 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 an OmGym® Suspension 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 OmGym® Suspension Yoga Teacher Training is registered with The Canadian Yoga Alliance and training hours may be applied toward Continued Education credits.
The OmGym® Suspension Yoga Teacher Training Program is a 4 day, 36 hour course, with full color instructional manual included. The course is open to anyone but due to space restrictions preference will be given to certified yoga or fitness professionals.
Day 1: 10am-7pm
Introduction to OmGym Suspension Yoga - History, Equipment Overview & Set Up, Theory, Safety, Asana Effects, Wraps, Inversions & Benefits
Day 2 & 3: 10am-7pm
Suspension Yoga Asana Analysis - covering all aspects and applications of yoga poses from basic to advanced on the ground and suspended.
Day 4: 10am-7pm
Master Class - various approaches to sequencing, review of Suspension Basics and Therapies, 30 minutes of teaching a sample class followed by critique. Learn about the marketing model and business opportunities with OmGym International.
Sarah Kellett, founder and CEO of OmGym® International LLC and the creator of the OmGym® Suspension Yoga Sling as well as the primary developer of the OmGym® Gravity Training Method. Beatrix Montanile, founder and director and head instructor at The Flying Yogi studio.
Following the OmGym® Suspension Yoga Teacher Training a 35 hours practicum must be completed, logged and submitted along with a 45 minute video of one-on-one instruction and a $195 testing fee to OmGym LLC. In addition to familiarization with the OmGym® Suspension System instructors must also have professionally recognized training in the areas of yoga, strength and conditioning, or therapeutics.
Once certified, you will also be listed on the OmGym International and Flying Yogi websites and have authorization to teach OmGym Classes worldwide. Clients will be referred to you who inquire about classes in your area. As an OmGym Certified Instructor, you will also have authorization to use the OmGym name, images, and promotional materials to promote your own OmGym Classes as well as access to any new workout programs created and published by OmGymInternational.
Old Student Refresher Course: Old students may review the entire Teacher Training Course and also receive any updated course materials for only $295 + 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
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 the OmGym 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 - affordable accommodations can be arranged within walking distance of the studio
Please be sure to read the Suspension Safety Checklist.