Embodyoga® 200 HOUR
Teacher Training Program
Deepen your practice and learn to teach
embodied-inquiry™, asana, pranayama, meditation, and philosophical study
Our EMBODYOGA® programs are well-rounded, in-depth studies of yoga with an emphasis on personal experience and embodied understanding 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 and into your daily life.
Learn to share this experience with others through teaching.
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
The full program consists of all 4 Modules.
Modules 1 & 2 define our 100 Hour In-Depth Study Immersion Program. Modules 3 & 4 complete the 200 Hours needed for Teacher Training.
Fluid Body Movement Fundamentals—Cellular Breathing through Navel Radiation
Spinal Anatomy and the Principle of a Calm and Mobile Spine
Discriminating Core from Periphery in Body and Mind—Finding Union
Standing Postures 1—Our Foundation: Pelvis, Legs, & Feet
Surya Namaskar—Sun Salutations & Vinyasa
3 Pillars of Embodyoga® and the Movement Principles
Pit of the Belly and Embodying Core
Musculoskeletal Correlations of Foot through Pelvis
Ease in the Iliopsoas Complex
Relational Movement—Yield, Push, Reach, and Pull
Inversions 1—Shoulderstand & Handstand
Pranayama 1—Ujjayi, Viloma, Nadi Shodhana
Yoga Nidra—Tantric Technique for Deep Rest
Philosophy—Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras & Eight Limbs and Introduction to Tantra
Standing Postures 2—Dynamics & Alignment
Integrating Upper & Lower Body
Ribs, Shoulder Girdle, Arms, and Hands: Alignment & Integrated Movement
Lower Back Fundamentals: Sacroiliac & Lumbar Health
Seated, Standing, and Supine Forward Bends
Lungs, Nasal Conchas, and the Breathing and Pelvic Diaphragms
The Organ Body
Pranayama 2—Kumbhaka and Kapalabhatti
Breath in Asana Practice
Philosophy of Hatha Yoga
Cultivating a Rewarding Personal Practice
Finding the Power of One's Personal Dharma—Life's Work
Principles of Backbends 1—Musculoskeletal, Organ, & Glandular Support
Twists and Hip Openers 1
Arm Balances 1
Inversions 2—Headstand and Shoulderstand Cycle
Pranayama 3—Increasing Practice
Bandhas—Integrating Layers of Core
The Kosas—Spiralic Sheaths of Awareness
The Systems of Yoga
Integrated Whole Body Movement in Yoga Practice
Teaching Gentle, Moderate, and Vigorous Embodyoga®
Precision Vinyasa—Flow and Hold
Balancing Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
Temporal-Mandibular Joint, the Skull, and Soft Palate
Twists, Hips and Arm Balances 2
Nadis and Kundalini
Chakras and Neuroendocrine System
Tantra Yoga—The Expression of Life Lived in Fullness
Our 200-hour Embodyoga® teacher training program is registered with the National Yoga Alliance.