Good Life Yoga School
250 Hour Foundation Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training 2019*
Dates & Locations
10 Day Immersion @ Saturnia, Tuscany
Friday 4th Oct (arrival day) – Sunday 13th Oct (departure day)
Teaching runs Sat 5th – Sat 12th inclusive with an opening practice Friday evening, and closing practice Sunday morning.
London Weekends @ The Light Centre, Moorgate
(Friday 7:30pm - 9:30pm / Saturday & Sunday 9:30am – 6:30pm)
22 -24th November, 2019
20 - 22nd December, 2019
3 - 5th January, 2020
7 - 9th February, 2020
6 - 8th March, 2020
3 - 5th April, 2020
*Please note that although our teacher trainings are 250 teaching hours, For certification purposes, you will only be able to register as a 200 hrs RYT with the Yoga Alliance should you choose to become a member after your training, as this is how they certify all foundational courses, regardless of hours completed beyond the minimum requirement.
Theory & Applied (range of motion vs flexibility, bone structure, asana variations, assists)
PHILOSOPHY & HISTORY
An overview of the development of 'yoga' and discussions on lineage
Patanjali's Sutras and discussions on ethics
Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Updating yoga : 'tradition' vs evolution/update
Principles of Vinyasa
Ujjai/ Nadi Shodhana /Larry's Pranayama/ PNS breathing /1:2 breathing
The science of breathing
Sensible applications of pranayama
Techniques such as Vipassana / Metta / Mindfulness
The neuroscience behind 'altered traits' through meditation
Sensible applications of meditation
EMBODIMENT AND YOGA
Effect on nervous system – SNS vs PNS
Yoga for trauma and anxiety
Over-stretching and over-breathing
Sequencing based on the arcs of Ashtanga Vinyasa and Rocket
Voice use, vocal health, repetitive speech patterns
Cueing / giving options positively
Adjustments – types
Planning a class
Guru complex/creating students who aren't reliant on you
Music in class
Biz of yoga – studios/social media/retreats/workshops
Developing self practice
Exploring different forms and modalities of yoga
Reading/listening/researching – keeping interested
Non Contact Hours
This course will also require 50 non-contact hours, which include attending classes between weekend sessions in London, required reading and homework assignments.
& Small Print
Marcus Veda & Hannah Whittingham
Anatomy: Christian Di Georgio
Guests: Ben Wolff (lucid dreaming and neuroscience of alpha/theta brain wave states), Mark Walsh (embodiment therapy)*.
*These 2 guests may change for 2020, but subject matter will be similar if not the same.
The Small Print
In addition to tuition fees, all students will need:
Accommodation and food for the immersion in Suryalila (prices vary depending on
accommodation choice/solo or shared rooms but start from £666 for shared dorm room).
Flights to Seville (Ryanair, Easyjet and BA all fly direct, starting at £90).
Transfer to and from Suryalila (we will book this, usually works out around 30 euros pp).
Half of the tuition fee is due on booking as a deposit, the other half will be due 6 weeks before the course start date. Deposits are non-refundable, but if cancelled in advance of a month before the start date, they can be transferred to another training (for full details see terms and conditions).
Spanish accommodation fee is also payable once you have decided on your room option. If you would like to discuss a payment plan, do let us know.