Good Life Yoga School
250 Hour YA Registered Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
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 2 - 5th January, 2020
7 - 9th February, 2020
6 - 8th March, 2020 3 - 5th April, 2020
£2700 early bird discount (until 1st December) £3000 thereafter
We will also be offering one scholarship place, where course fees will be fully funded. The scholarship holder will only need to pay for accommodation in Tuscany and £100 for course manuals and materials. Contact us if you would like to apply.
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)
The Small Print
In addition to tuition fees, all students will need:
Accommodation and food for the immersion in Tuscany, which comes to £660 solo
occupancy room /£500 Twin shared/ £460 each if shared (double).
Flights to Rome (Easyjet, BA and Vueling fly direct to Rome at around £80-£90).
Transfer to and from the villa (we will be hiring a mini bus which you are welcome to join).
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).
Tuscan accommodation fee is also payable to us once you have decided on your room option. If you would like to discuss a payment plan, do let us know.