Shamana Circle Studio (CYA-RYS 200 Member)

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  • Phone: 14417070273
  • Address: 99 Front Street, 3rd Floor
  • Location: Hamilton, Other Bermuda
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  • Service Offered: Astanga Vinyasa based
  • Type of Certification Granted: CYA-RYT200
  • Years in Operation: N/A
  • Date Joined: May 16, 2023

School Info

Shamana Circle Studio is a movement studio dedicated to promoting inclusivity within the Bermuda wellness community and feeling good in one’s body. The yoga offerings are Ashtanga Vinyasa based, capturing the focus on body awareness and strength inherent in Ashtanga with the sequence creativity more commonplace in Vinyasa flows. In this way, every one of their yoga classes includes a section on pelvic health and abdominal rehabilitation.

Course Outline

1. Anatomy & Physiology - anatomical terms, body systems, muscular systems, and skeletal systems – 30 hours
2. Study of Asanas & Practicum - dissection of poses, including adjustments, benefits, contraindications, counter poses, modifications, and pre-natal biomechanics – 70 hours
3,4,5. Study of Pranayama, Study of Energy Systems, Study of Energy Bodies – introduction to ayurveda, bandhas, chakras, koshas, kriya, mantra, meditation, mudras, nadis, pranayama, and vayus – 30 hours
6. Yoga Philosophy - ancient texts (principally the yoga sutras), eight limb path, meanings & evolution of yoga, Sanskrit, self-reflection, yamas & niyamas, and yoga styles – 30 hours
7. Teaching Methodology –
a. communication skills, hands on assists, music, posture labs for poses, sequencing, and teaching styles 30 hours
b. observation and practice hours at Shamana Circle Studio – 50 hours
8a. Lifestyle, Ethics, Karma Yoga, Business - continuing education, ethics, liability insurance, marketing & branding, professionalism, qualities of a teacher, working / volunteering in Bermuda – 10 hours
8b. Mentorship – 5 hours