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We’ll give you all the skills and knowledge you need to develop your own authentic voice, and teach all levels in a classroom with confidence, intelligence and poise.

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Deepen your practice, unlock and engage your potential on and off the yoga mat. Our unique programs offer a dynamic, integrative approach to the art of living and embodying yoga.

  • Become a certified yoga teacher and start your teaching journey
  • Teach well-rounded and inspiring yoga classes with confidence and clarity
  • Deepen your own yoga practice by learning more about asana, pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy
  • Learn to apply yogic wisdom to your own life so you can live and teach with integrity and compassion
  • Become part of a vibrant, supportive yoga community with a shared vision
  • Guide yourself and others to better health, wellbeing and vitality

 

Certification is based on skills in the following categories:

• Understanding of techniques and knowledge of basic instruction
• Clarity of instructions
• Demonstration skills
• Observation of class and appropriate corrections
• Pacing
• Control of class
• Manner of interaction with students
• Ability to create and maintain physical, emotional, and psychological safety for students.

Techniques: (100 Hours)

Includes asanas, simple breathing exercises, chanting, and sitting and walking meditation. These hours include both training in the techniques and their practice.

Teaching Methodology: (20 Hours)

Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student’s process of learning and deepening communication skills.

Anatomy and Physiology: (20 Hours)

Includes both physical anatomy and bodily systems, organs, etc., and subtle/pranic anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.).

Philosophy, Ethics, & Lifestyle: (30 Hours)

Study of Yoga Scriptures (ethics for yoga teachers), ‘living the life of the yogi’, truthfulness and self introspection reading.

Practicum: (15 Hours)

Includes student teaching as well as observing and assisting in classes taught by others. Hours may be a combination of supervised and unsupervised.

Contact Hours: (180 Hours Minimum)

Contact hours means that the teacher trainer is physically in the presence of the student. Non-contact or independent study hours may include assigned reading.

Beachside Pilates & Yoga Wellness Centre Yoga Teacher Training complies with the 200-Hour Level of the Yoga Alliance Standards for Registered Yoga Teachers, as follows:

Non-contact or independent study hours: ( 20 hours minimum) Learning when the teacher trainer is not present. This may include: assigned reading or other homework, unsupervised study groups, and observing other students’ instruction.

A Beachside Pilates & Yoga Wellness Centre Yoga  200 Hour Teaching Certificate will be given upon successful completion of the program.

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