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Greener Postures 200-Hour Teacher Training

Spring/Summer 2021
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HOSTED BY:

Greener Postures Yoga

DIRECTED BY:

Ame Wren & Bethany McCorkle

Assisted by

Melissa Holmes-Perkins

ABOUT

 

This training begins with the intention of being an intimate, dedicated and resourceful program. In addition to the many hours you will spend with Ame, this training also offers an opportunity to study with many of Boston and beyond’s finest teachers in a small setting. There will be ample practice time, outside study & mentorship and abundant practice teaching. Expect to learn and grow a lot. This program will give you the tools to offer a well-informed yoga class to any student regardless of their background while also deepening your understanding of personal practice, on and off the mat.

Training hours will happen synchronously with both in-person and virtual options. In addition to the hours we spend together, there will be homework and a study pod commitment (one meeting/month). We hope that by crafting our time together as a live experience, we will create a community. 

 

To graduate, students must showcase their completion and understanding of the material covered in the training. This is done by completing all hours and outside assignments as well as passing a final exam. Graduation is not guaranteed. This training is registered with Yoga Alliance and exceeds the YA requirements for a 200-hour yoga teacher training.

 

 

This program is directed by Ame Wren and supported by the exceptional Boston Yoga School faculty.

 

For in-person trainings, there is always the option to be online. All trainings are equipped to be virtual should the need arise. 

TOPICS OF STUDY

  • Yoga Asana & Architecture: Crafting a Sustainable Practice

  • Anatomy & Physiology of Movement 

  • Living the 8 Limbs: Yoga Philosophy & Ethics

  • History of Yoga: Text & Tradition Study

  • Yoga & Social Justice: Taking Yoga Off the Mat

  • The Art of Pranayama: Breath as an Investment in Health & Wellness

  • Mindfulness & Meditation Methods

  • Energetic Anatomy, Boundaries and Sensitivity

  • Self-Practice: Tools to Maintain Homeostasis

  • Yoga Sequencing: How to be Safe/Smart & Build a Template

  • The Science of Stress: Yoga as Nervous System Balancer

  • Training Your Voice & Aligning Your Words

  • Sanskrit 101

  • Being an Anti-Racist Yoga Teacher: Knowledge & Action

  • Cultural Appropriation & Yoga

  • The Business of Yoga & Making Yoga Inclusive

  • Student-Teacher Dynamics & Holding Space

  • Avoiding Burn-Out & the Ongoing Practice of Svadyhaya (Self Study)

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

  • A steady and consistent yoga practice

  • Willingness to cultivate a meditation practice for the duration of training

  • Attendance of all training dates (exceptions/arrangements may be made for previously scheduled travel, illness, and emergencies)

  • Completion of all written assignments and ability to demonstrate knowledge produced by reading assignments by the end of training

LOCATION

 

Greener Postures

65 Gray Road

West Falmouth, ME 04105

207.899.3237

SCHEDULE

 

PROGRAM HOURS*

  • To be decided

PROGRAM DATES

  • Spring/Summer 2021

  • Exact dates to be decided

 

TUITION

  • Price to be decided

Refund Policy:

 

Cancellations made more than 3 weeks prior to the start of the training may receive a full refund less the non-refundable less deposit. Cancellations made within 3 weeks or during the training will not receive a refund. This policy is firm.To discuss this policy in relation to emergency and unforeseen situations please speak with your program Director(s) privately. 

 

Fine Print:

 

Graduation from this program is not guaranteed and may be dependent upon fulfilling the above requirements and passing a final exam.

Additional information can be found on the Greener Postures Yoga studio website.

*at any point we are prepared to move online should circumstances require

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