The Flying Yogi (CYA-RYS 200 Member)

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  • Phone: 647-993-9644
  • Address: 007-245 Carlaw Ave.
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
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  • Service Offered: Suspension Yoga / Hatha / Ashtanga Vinyasa, Restorative, Yin Yoga, Children's Yoga
  • Type of Certification Granted: 200 RYT
  • Years in Operation: 3
  • Date Joined: July 24, 2014

School Info

The Flying Yogi, Canada's first Suspension Yoga studio provides a 200 hour Certification that includes training in Suspension Yoga training into the curriculum.

Course Outline

1.Suspension Yoga - 36 Hours with 15 Hour Practicum
Learn fundamental tools and accredited formulas needed to teach group suspension classes. Analysis of both grounded and aerial asanas with multi-dimensional variations and grading principles. Strong emphasis is placed on integration of proper form, support, stabilization, and safety throughout the duration of each exercise. Areas covered will include benefits of inversion therapy, using suspension equipment to advance and deepen asana practice, and how structure and properly cue a class.

2. Asana Analysis - 36 hours with 15 Hour Practicum
Analysis, development and demonstration of asana practice. Styles Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga. Also includes Pranayama techniques and benefits, Sanskrit terminology.

3. Study of Anatomy -30 Hours.
Systems of the Body; Anatomical Alignment pertaining to Asanas; Bio-Mechanics;Benefits and Contraindications of Postures.
We will be utilizing the information contained in YOGA ANATOMY by Leslie Kaminoff as reference material.

4. Yoga Philosopy - 20 hours
a)Meditation, Mantra, Chants,
b)Yoga Mythology and Archetypes - Discovering and working with your own archetypes.
c)Tantra and Vedanta Philosophy - How this knowledge can lead to realizing the Self
d) Pantanjali Yoga Sutras
e) Yamas, Niyamas, Ethics

5. Teaching Methodology-30 hrs
Will include instruction in: Adjustment techniques & assisting
Analysis of the various styles of yoga
Proper use of props Structuring a class & how to build a sequencing
Marketing & Promoting - strategies for achieving a spiritually rewarding and financially successful yoga business.

6. Practicum
Suspension Yoga - 15 Hours
Observing & assisting in class setting and logged teaching practice
Asana Study - 15 Hours
Observing & Assisting in class setting and teaching practice

7. Other - 35 hours
Karma Yoga, Research, Journaling, Essay Teaching Presentations, Self Practice, Written Exam

Reading Guidlines:
-The Heart of Yoga by Desikachar
-Anatomy of Yoga by Leslie Kaminoff


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