Yoga Teacher Training

300/500 - Denver, CO

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USING THE TOOLS OF YOGA THERAPY TO CREATE AN INJURY FREE PRACTICE

Ever feel like we are making our bodies fit the practice rather than making the practice fit our bodies? Take your teaching skills to a whole new place with our Yoga Teacher Certification 300/500 in Denver, CO. Learn to effectively adjust your teaching for every body through a detailed look at anatomy, physiology, Asanas, the subtle body, sequencing, and alternative forms of yoga. Teach safe, smart asana.  Recognize the roots of misalignment and integrate tools that will make you a more mindful, knowledgeable, and effective teacher.

A SCHEDULE THAT FITS YOURS-MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE

This unique training will be offered as 4 units of study. The units can be taken in any order, however Unit 1 is recommended prior to Unit 2.  Missed units can be taken over two years. If you need to miss more than one weekend of a unit, simply take that unit in the next year.

Unit One: Anatomy of a Healthy Practice

  • History and Evolution of Yoga-bringing the classical into the modern world
  • Yoga Philosophy-wisdom of the ages
  • Anatomy & Physiology-breathing life into the principles of movement
  • Practicum-assisting, observing, bringing your skills to light

(2018) September 14-16,  October 5-7 ,November 9-11

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Unit Two: Asana, Alignment and Adjustments

  • Ahimsa in Asana-nonharming movement rooted in anatomy
  • Changing traditional poses to provide sustainable movement
  • Practicum-assisting, observing, bringing your skills to light

(2019) January 4-6 -- January 25-27 -- February  8-10

UNIT THREE: COMMUNICATION, SEQUENCING AND THE ENERGETIC BODY

  • Intelligent Sequencing-designing transformative classes

  • Pranayama-strengthening the body through breath awareness
  • Business practices-ethics and presentation skills
  • Practicum-assisting, observing, bringing your skills to light

(2019) February  22-24 -- March 8-10 -- March 22-24

Unit Four: Setting a Theme, Digging deeper

  • Yoga nidra and restorative yoga
  • Ayurveda-Science of life
  • Yoga for back, shoulder, neck injury
  • Practicum-assisting, observing, bringing your skills to light

(2019) April 5-7-- April  12-14 -- April 26-28

CLASS HOURS

 Friday, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Saturday 11:45 a.m-6:45 p.m. & Sunday 9:45a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Practicum:  Will be offered on various evenings during each unit. Dates to be announced. Students are required to attend 15 hours of practicum to obtain RYT 300 registration

Additional Class Hours:
25 hours of take home assignments
9 hours of Student Teaching
30 Additional Yoga Class Hours or Workshops: These Classes and Workshops must be taken with instructors at Rishis Community Yoga or approved Certified Yoga Instructors in other venues.

TUITION

  • $3500 ($500 deposit with application). Final payment of $3000 due September 1, 2018 (credit cards not accepted)
  • $3600 if paid after September 1, 2018.  Final payment due September 14, 2018.
  • $3700 Installment Plan; $925 with application; Installment payments of $925, December 28, 2018, February 15, 2019 & March 29, 2019 (one week prior to each unit start)

Cancellation Policy: Deposits are fully refundable up to 4 weeks (August 17, 2018) prior to the beginning of training.  If written cancellation is received after that date, deposit is 50% refundable up to September 14, 2018.  After September 14, 2018 no refund is paid.

Tuition Includes

  • 12 weekend Intensives,
  • Practicum offerings throughout the training
  • Eligibility to become a 500hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT500) through Yoga Alliance when paired with an existing RYT200 level certificate
  • Tuition does not include required texts. These must be purchased separately.

COURSE FACULTY

Karen Quinn, ERYT500, Certified Yoga Therapist, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner is the lead instructor for this training. She brings 20 years and over 15,000 hours of teaching experience to create trainings rich in anatomy, alignment and ahimsa. Her emphasis is on sharing the many tools of yoga therapy that allow students to discover the wonder and ease of this ancient practice. In addition, we have assembled an incredible group of instructors with years of hands on experience to share their knowledge and expertise so that you can share with others the many gifts of yoga.

Jamie Hermansen, RYT500, own an operates Rishi's Community Yoga.  She shares broad and deep expertise of making the yoga practice accessible, safe and fun!

COURSE LOCATION

Rishi’s Community Yoga, 2750 S Wadsworth Blvd., Bldg D202, Denver, CO 80227