4-Week Summer Yoga Teacher Training Immersion Training

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Summer 2017 is your chance to get certified as a yoga teacher in just four weeks at Mind the Mat. Our training emphasizes three areas:

Experiential Learning  

  • Putting knowledge into practice and experience, rather than simply reading texts and writing essays.
  • You will learn both western functional anatomy and yogic anatomy and how to apply them to yoga postures.
  • Incorporating skilled core stability and activation with Pilates principles taught by a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
  • Includes in-depth study and practice of asana (yoga poses), pranayama (yogic breathing exercises), meditation, and teaching practicum.

Personal Growth  

  • Mind the Mat values the unique qualities of each person — no “cookie-cutter” teachers here.
  • You will learn how use ancient yogic philosophy and wisdom to live authentically, with greater health and wellness.
  • Includes mindfulness exercises, history of yoga and its lineages, tools for transformation, and a nurturing, supportive community of peers and teachers.

Teaching Methodology

  • Mind the Mat knows the importance of teaching with confidence.
  • You will learn specific tools and techniques to be an effective teacher.
  • Includes skilled verbal cueing, assisting, sequencing, class planning, ethics, and the business aspects of yoga.

PLUS Special Populations Training

  • Mind the Mat is an inclusive studio environment and we work with a range of students of varying shapes, sizes, and needs.
  • Includes Seniors, those with Injuries, Prenatal, Postpartum, and more….
  • You will learn skills to teach students in this key niche of the yoga world.
  • Includes study of why and how to modify for students’ individual needs.

This program meets daily on weekdays from 7am-5:15pm and Saturdays 12:30-5:30pm, July 10-August 5, 2017 at Mind the Mat’s Clarendon location in Arlington.  Save $250 off tuition if you pay in full by May 31, 2017.

Click here to sign up and learn more.

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