Indulge in Vinyasa and make your inner Flow-Nerd happy!
As vinyasa becomes more common, quality varies greatly. Vinyasa classes resemble fitness classes (remember aerobics?) more than ever before, and the spectrum of “vinyasa culture” seems to grow by the hour. Rocky´s events explore how to safely and effectively create the flow state your students crave, while providing you with knowledge, strategies and techniques to set your students up for success. Embody your own most effective and powerful teacher and the quality and integrity of your offering will be magnetic and magical. Expect strong intermediate practices each day with Rocky to further develop your own asana practice and understanding of pose architecture.
June 25 – 30, 2019
Tuesday 10 am – 6 pm, Wednesday to Saturday 9 am – 6 pm, Sunday 9 am – 3 pm
Take your skills and your teaching career to new levels!
Whether you are a vinyasa teacher looking for new skills and tools, or an alignment based teacher seeking to broaden your range, this course will give you many things to implement immediately.
In this training, we will explore how to CREATE the experience of being in a FLOW STATE and use strategies and techniques to set your students up for SUCCESS.
Become an effective and powerful yoga teacher and the quality and integrity of your offering will be magnetic and magical.
Only 15 spaces left!
Please contact us for receiving our application form:
You will learn:
Form, Function & Flow: What every vinyasa teacher needs to know, organizing principles and essential skills, Level 1 focus
• What is vinyasa yoga? Etymology of vinyasa, definitions, historical context and contemporary vinyasa
• Organizational principles of vinyasa
• Vinyasa teaching strategies and skills
• Vinyasa sequencing
• Overview levels of vinyasa classes: Level 1, Mixed Levels, Level 2-3
• How to balance pose instruction with rhythm, pace and flow
• How to teach and not lose momentum and flow
• How to cue the breath and keep consistent rhythm
• Physical adjustments
• Demonstration techniques
• Environment: classroom organization, heat, light, music
• Seat of the teacher; how to hold the space of challenge and compassion
• How to begin class: arriving and settling poses
• How to introduce and teach seated ujayii pranayama
• Lesson planning: progressive sequencing for Surya Namaskara A
• Lesson planning: How to give effective Chaturanga Dandasana (modified) tutorial
• Lesson planning: Progressive sequencing for Surya Namaskara B
Foundations of Flow: Effective and safe 60-minute level 1 classes continued
• Level 1 syllabus of poses
• Sequencing of level 1
• Difficult poses and transitions and common misalignments
• How to balance instruction with pace, rhythm and flow
• How to give effective (brief) postural demonstrations
• Modifications, options and prop use and other pose improvement strategies
• How to introduce and teach mula and uddiyana bandha
• How to create focus and provide recovery time during class
• Repetition; instructional round and 1 breath per pose round
• Lesson planning: progressive sequencing for Surya Namaskara C (standing pose linkings)
• Lesson planning: abdominal strengthening, arm balances and forward bends
• Lesson planning: basic backbends
• Closing postures, savasana and ending class
Meaningful Boundaries: 75-minute mixed level vinyasa classes to PEAK POSE (backbend)
• Mixed level syllabus of poses; standing poses and backbends
• How to introduce and teach supine ujayii pranayama
• How to teach with meaningful options and stages for all levels of students
• How to teach handstand and forearm balance in mixed level vinyasa
• Mixed level strategies for Surya Namaskar, A, B & C
• How to never give up on improving chaturanga dandasana
• How to progressively prepare for safe and effective backbend peak pose classes
• How to introduce and teach nadi shodhana pranayama
Meaningful Boundaries: 75-minute mixed level vinyasa classes to PEAK POSE (arm balance/hip opener)
• How to teach headstand in mixed level
• Mixed level syllabus of arm balances, hip openers and forward bends
• How to progressively prepare for effective arm balance/hip opener peak pose mixed level classes
• How to introduce and teach viloma pranayama, kumbaka
Raise the Bar: 90-minute intermediate/advanced vinyasa classes PEAK SEQUENCE
• Intermediate/advanced syllabus of poses
• How and when (and when not to) to teach intermediate/advanced vinyasa
• How to increase the challenge and safely manage risk
• Set your students up for success; no curve balls, no surprises
• How to sequence intelligently for peak sequence
• Intermediate/advanced vinyasa transitions and skills
• How to teach kapala bhati pranayama
• How to effectively lead practice-style classes
Only 15 Spaces left!
Book now to reserve your spot here.
It’s 800 Euro / 900 Euro after February, 28, 2019
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