YOGA TEACHER TRAINING CERTIFICATION
With Kathleen Flanagan & guest teachers
The teachings of Yoga have evolved for over 5000 years, being adapted to the needs of different cultures and countries as it spread from India to the East and West. Today we stand at a unique juncture in time presenting a view of yoga never before imagined. Secrets revealed, ancient lineages unfold and a wealth of sacred wisdom and techniques, once guarded, are made available for the healing of body, mind and spirit.
This teacher training is designed as a nine-month program to deepen your yoga education and connection with your inner self. Learn about the subject, culture, practice and teaching of Yoga. Embark upon a journey of self-exploration and transformation to find the roots of your own personal practice. Prepare to instruct others precisely, adapting yoga asana to fit the needs of groups and individuals in any environment. Integrate yoga into your day-to-day life. Upon completion of the program (182 contact hours), students will receive a certification meeting the requirements of the Yoga Alliance.
- The history of Yoga
- The Yoga sutras
- Yoga anatomy and physiology
- Chakras and the energy system
- The art and ethics of teaching
- Teaching the asanas
- Yoga philosophy
Attendance at all 16 Sunday classes (8-5)
Six Thursday evening trainings. (TBD)
Independent teaching of 10 classes with critiques.
Assisting in 8 classes with approved teacher (RYT).
Completion of all homework assignments consisting of reading,
journaling and personal practice.
Sept. 11, Oct. 16, and 30,
Nov 6 and Dec. 4 and 11
Jan 8 and 22, Feb 5 and 19,
March 4 and 25, April 8 and 22
May 6, June 3 Graduation!
6 Thursdays, 5:30–8:30PM (date TBD)
Cost of the program is $3000 in three payments of $1000,
or $2600 paid in full. Payments are due Sept 1, Dec 1, April 1
Y O U R I N S T R U C T O R S
Kathleen Flanagan started teaching yoga at the age of 19 at her local YMCA in 1972. She completed the program at the Institute for Yoga Teacher Education in 1978 and left for India to study with B.K.S. Iyengar. She continues to study with H.S. Arun. Kathleen is a Registered Yoga Teacher (e-RYT 500) with the Yoga Alliance and developed the Teacher Training program for Yogamocean in Mendocino, CA. and in South Bend, IN. She is a graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and a bodyworker with over 39 years of Yoga teaching experience.
Peggy Phillips is a licensed massage therapist and energy worker. She is a Reiki Master, trained in both traditional and modern techniques. Peggy has taught in Hawaii and California for 15 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and information about the chakra system and subtle body energies.
Sri H.S. Arun is director of the Prashant Yogashraya Yoga Center in Bangalore, India. A student of BKS Iyengar since 1976, Arunji has totally dedicated his life to the propagation of Yoga. He approaches each student according to his/her strengths, weaknesses and experience. His continuous studies into yoga and its relation to the mental and physical well being has helped him to introduce innovative methods of teaching asanas and pranayama.
Karin Uphoff received her teacher training in Vinyasa style yoga from the White Lotus Center in Santa Barbara, California, where she studied with Ganga White and Tracy Rich. She holds a masters degree in Zoology, diploma in herbal medicine and is a massage therapist-all of which Karin integrate into her teaching. Karin has a private practice as a health consultant in Mendocino and is the author of the book Botanical Body Care.