Namaste North (CYA-RYS 200 Member)

  • E-mail: love@namastenorth.com
  • Phone: 705-305-6623
  • Address: 110 Bradford St.
  • Location: Barrie, Ontario Canada
  • Website: www.namastenorth.com
  • Service Offered: Hot Yoga
  • Type of Certification Granted: 200HRS
  • Years in Operation: N/A
  • Date Joined: July 15, 2019

School Info

Namaste North yoga school exists to equip individuals with the tools to confidently and competently lead a yoga class, inspire others and change lives. We equip students with an in depth understanding of asana practice, the art of teaching, and what it takes to be an effective and employable yoga teacher.

Course Outline

1. ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 30hrs
The musculoskeletal system and major joints. Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System & the science of breathing, Nervous System, Digestive System, reproductive system, endocrine system, lymphatic system, urinary system.

2 & 3. STUDY OF ASANAS & PRANAYAMA 100HRS
Proper technique & alignment for all 26 poses and 2 breathing
exercises in our Hot Yoga sequence
Benefits of the asanas & breathing exercises
Main action and purpose of the asana
Families of poses
Modifications
Contraindications
Common Mistakes and how to correct them
Cueing & practice Teaching
Practice and review of classes

4 & 5. STUDY OF ENERGY SYSTEM & BODIES 3HRS
Chakra System, energetic anatomy, Nadis & Bandhas

6. YOGA PHILOSOPHY 30HRS
History of our Lineage
Overview of important Yogic Texts:
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Bhagavad Gita
Hatha Yoga Pradipika
The 8 limbs of yoga
Qualities of the mind
Beyond Hatha Yoga - the different yogic paths
How to weave philosophy into class

7. TEACHING METHODOLOGY 30 HRS
Qualities of a teacher
Teacher Toolbox: voice, tone, communication, cueing, body language, creating connect, building trust, motivating, correcting asanas effectively, demonstrating.
Working with injuries
Yoga & Pregnancy
Class Management
Understanding the heat

8. OTHER (CPR & FIRST AID) 8 HRS
CPR, first aid, dehydration, heat exhaustion, fainting and other potential emergency situations.

9. OTHER (Lifestyle Ethics & Business) 10HRS
Ethics for yoga teachers
How to apply for a teaching job, invoice, and price your services. Insurance for yoga teachers
How to “live your yoga”
How to market and promote yourself
Opening a studio

Graduates

N/A

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