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200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

There are no experience or knowledge prerequisites for the 200 Hour course - only a deep commitment to oneself. Students of all levels are encouraged to use this course to either begin or continue a journey of personal exploration and acceptance, and to develop or enhance yoga teaching competencies.

Program is currently in session. Contact Sue to inquire about upcoming trainings at sueparkyoga@gmail.com, or join my newsletter to receive updates.

 

ASHTANGA / VINYASA YOGA PRACTICE

  • Cultivate ujjayi (ocean) breath, bandhas (energy locks), and inward focus
  • Increase strength, stamina, flexibility and balance
  • Establish and deepen a daily asana practice
  • Receive and perform hands-on adjustments

Slowburn YOGA

  • Utilize the breath to its greatest effect
  • Deepen your understanding of poses and their effects
  • Begin to read the body and adapt poses appropriately
  • Sequence poses to create a balanced flow
  • Discover a deeper look within oneself for greater healing
  • Move the spine in six directions to maintain optimal health

ANATOMY

  • Learn to articulate the muscular-skeletal components of selected postures
  • Deepen your knowledge of the therapeutic value of the asanas in the primary series
  • Discover an anatomical language suitable for teaching
  • Learn safe, effective adjustments and modifications

MEDITATION

  • Develop the faculty of concentration
  • Cultivate deeper levels of awareness and balance in mind and body
  • Establish a daily personal practice
  • Learn to lead group meditation

TEACHING SKILLS

  • Assist students in experiencing transformation
  • Individualize instruction for students with special needs
  • Give deeply connective adjustments
  • Sequence postures and structure a vinyasa class
  • Share meditation techniques
  • Communicate effectively without sacrificing the integrity of a strong class
  • Work with a partner
  • Cultivate deep relaxation in students
  • Tailor sessions for both individual and group instruction
  • Give and receive goal-directed feedback
  • Listen emphatically

GATHERING AND SHARING

  • Study yoga history and philosophy
  • Discover yourself and others through journal entries
  • Deepen your understanding of yoga through reading selections
  • Make a commitment to sangha/kula/community