Nook Yoga (CYA-RYS Gold Member)

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  • Phone: 6475010961
  • Address: 119 Dunlop Street East
  • Location: Barrie, Ontario Canada
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  • Service Offered: Hatha, Vinyasa
  • Type of Certification Granted: Nook Yoga Classic
  • Years in Operation: N/A
  • Date Joined: June 07, 2023

School Info

Our school of yoga teaches the foundations of the practice with respect to the traditions, history and philosophy of yoga and through the lens of science, informed by current research in movement and meditation. Our 200 hour training training is meant to help individuals really learn to teach by focusing in our set sequence "classic" practice which is a hatha style training.
This training can be followed up with a 100 hour sequencing training which will develop vinyasa methods.

Course Outline

1. Yoga Philosophy
- Introduction to Yoga Philosophy
- Answering Why (why we practice, why we teach)
- The culture and evolution of yoga
- Beginning to apply philosophical ideas from traditional texts

2. Yoga Postures
- The physical benefits of asana practice
- Foundational postures of the classic sequence
- Study of the Sanskrit names of these Asanas and their stories
- Cueing
- Practice Teaching

3. Anatomy
- Basic Anatomy
- Understanding the anatomy classic postures
- Anatomical cueing and cueing for different bodies
- Understanding common compensations and modifications
- Practice Teaching

4. Physiology & Neuroscience
- Breath mechanics and the power of breath
- The nervous system and meditation
- Pain science

5. Deeper Dive - Yoga Philosophy
- yamas and niyamas
- the yoga sutras
-the bhagavad gita
- what is mindfulness and the point of savasana
- Practice theming

5. The Seat of the Teacher
- Teaching methodology
- Giving and receiving feedback
- power dynamics
- taking care of yourself before you can give the gift of teaching
- being a forever student

6. The business of teaching yoga
- Growth
- Ethics
- Promotion

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