COURSE DATES & SYLLABUS
Hours over the entire length of the TTC.
145 hours of Teacher Training taught by lead teacher – 1 weekend a month (for one year)
72 hours of classes by lead teacher or a Yoga Tree of Life teacher – 1 class a week
36 hours of peer practice (home) – 3 hours a month
144 hours of home Yoga and meditation practice Sadhana – 3 hours a week
24 hours written assignment (home) – 1 to 3 hours a month
TECHNIQUES & PRACTICE
Asana: (approx. 100+ hours)
Practice and teach beginners and general level asana's in the styles of; Iyengar method, Sivananda, Flow, Restorative, Yin and Remedial yoga.
Develop an understanding for alignment in Asana, including how to use props to best fit the practitioner.
Master how to make verbal cues and safe hands-on adjustments.
Gain the ability and confidence to help students with special needs and injuries.
Learn the art of sequencing.
Pranayama: (approx. 33+ hours)
The conscious awareness of breath – the life force energy, which can both relax and energise the body. It is an integral part of yoga, the controlled breathing enables both the ‘rhythm’ of performing yoga poses and relaxing the mind for meditation.
Meditation: (approx. 16+ hours)
We learn; Buddhist, Vipassana and Mantra meditations.
Bhakti yoga: (approx. 16+ hours)
“Devotional Service”. We will discuss and explore:
The power of sound
Mantra – Om
Creating a sacred space
Home practice of: Asana, Meditation, Pranyama.
A minimum of 3 hours a week.
You are required to keep a log of the dates and times of your Sadana practice. Please feel free and inspired to write any thoughts and feelings that may arise for you. (approx. 1 hour a week)
Each month there will be a new topic on Yoga to write about. You will be given new topic's on the Teachers Training weekend.
YOGA PHILOSOPHY AND LIFESTYLE
Study of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
The Subtle body and chakra; systems
Asthanga - Eight limbs of Yoga
Understand how nutrition and lifestyle affect yourself and your students
THE BUSINESS OF YOGA
Create a web-page and using modern marketing methods for your business.
Get started with Social Media and build your brand.
We require 100% attendance for the Teachers Training weekend and 90% for the weekly classes. If you cannot make a particular weekend or day, due to sicknesses or other important commitments, then as long as you notify us you can make it up over a condensed private one to one session (which is £60) with Nicholas.
Our teacher training course has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals. Our graduates are trained to the highest standard and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals.
Nov, 28th /29th
Aug, 28th/29th (tbc)