Clairvida (CYA-RYS Gold Member)

  • E-mail: hello@clairvida.com
  • Phone: 6478364132
  • Address: 233 Carlaw Ave, Suite 816
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • Website: www.clairvidalearning.com
  • Service Offered: Hatha, Yin, Vinyasa, Ashtanga
  • Type of Certification Granted: 200 RYT, 300 RYT, 500 RYT
  • Years in Operation: N/A
  • Date Joined: January 21, 2021

School Info

We founded Clairvida with the desire to empower other yoga teachers to discover and align their practice with their own purushartas (soul's purpose). Our Yoga Teacher Training program is built around that foundation and aims to provide a strong foundation for our students, in yoga's context, history, spiritual and philosophical perspectives, as well as in classical yoga asana practice.




Course Outline

200 Hour YTT Curriculum:

1. Anatomy & Physiology: 50 Hours
The Anatomy & Physiology includes modules in Human Anatomy and the Yoga Body, Physiology and the impact of yoga practice on our nervous system, endocrine system, etc., biomechanics, common injuries and how to avoid them, the anatomy of the chakra system, and modifications that can be applied to ensure a safe practice for any yoga body. This module aims to demystify and create a vocabulary of physical understanding so that our students can teach with confidence and an understanding of how the physical practice of yoga impacts the human body.

2. Study of Asanas: 100 Hours
This module provides a breadth of experience and hands-on training for the yoga teacher in training so that they can become comfortable with individual asanas, sequencing, cueing, meditation, and all facets of their yoga practice. Modules include: Technique and training for classical form of traditional asanas, including Sanskrit name, cues, theoretical and anatomical form and breakdowns, Surya Namaskara A and B study and practice, Sanskrit terminology, Practice your Asanas Off! 30 hours of dedicated asana practice, Meditation practice, yin and restorative yoga workshop, and hands-on teaching and cueing practicums.

3. Study of Pranayama: 10 Hours+
We will learn and practice the four main types of pranayama, and explore variations and additional practices that exist, take an in-depth look at the anatomy of breathing, and understand the way in which pranayama impacts our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, and ways in which pranayama can be used to give us access to additional layers of our emotional and energetic body.

4. Study of Energy Systems: 10 Hours
We discover the Nadis, Prana, and Apana pathways through the body, and learn about Maya and the Koshas. We will also learn about the anatomical systems of the body, and explore how these layers of the body interact with and influence each other, in a holistic yogic approach.

5. Study of Energy Bodies 10 hours
We will learn the Chakras of the body, the meridians, and discover how the Nadis, Prana, and Apana pathways through the body. We will also learn about kundalini pathways through the body, and apply this knowledge to our yoga practice.

6. Yoga Philosophy: 30 Hours
We will explore the historical context of yoga: understanding yoga's development from the Vedas to the Upanishads, to Krishnamacharya and beyond. We will explore today's context and discover our purpose as yoga teachers, classical texts including Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, The Bhagavad Gita, Ishta Devatas and Myths of Yoga, The Subtle Body, Meditation and Mantras. Super 8: Exploring Yoga’s 8 Limbs: An introduction to how we can use the Ashtanga principles and the 8 limbs of yoga, as described by Patanjali to inform our daily lifestyle choices in alignment with yoga principles. Includes a study of yogic diet, yogic beauty and personal care practices, environmental awareness in our daily lifestyle choices, etc. ie; keeping a clean home environment in alignment with the practice of saucha.

7. Teaching Methodology: 30 Hours
Adjustments and Modifications: Hand positions, techniques and practice around how, when and why we provide adjustments to our students. Theory and Practice for Standing Postures, Backbends, core postures, Forward Folds, Supine Poses, Inversions & Arm Balances, Teaching Methodologies: Asana demonstration and cueing principles, classroom management and the student-teacher relationship, ethics of teaching yoga and principles of communication, language and tone, sequencing masterclass, yoga as service to others: Understanding our place in the classroom and coming from a place of compassion, and classroom observation clinics.

8. Other
Karma Yoga practice: The definition of Karma is refined and clarified if any common misunderstandings of the word exist (10 hours)

Business of Yoga module: Tips, tools, techniques, and strategies for beginning a yoga business or enter the yoga teaching profession. An understanding of teacher auditions, available registrations and accreditations, and business principles and practices to support students in their professional entry into the yoga industry, and tips for Building Your Community (Branding, Ethics, Etiquette, and Marketing) (10 hours)


300 Hour RYT Curriculum:


1. Anatomy & Physiology: 36 Hours
The Anatomy & Physiology includes modules in Human Anatomy and the Yoga Body, Physiology and the impact of yoga practice on our nervous system, endocrine system, etc., biomechanics, common injuries and how to avoid them, the anatomy of the chakra system, and contraindications and modifications that can be applied to ensure a safe practice for any yoga body. This module aims to demystify and create a vocabulary of physical understanding so that our students can teach with confidence and an understanding of how the physical practice of yoga impacts the human body.

2. Study of Asanas: 165 Hours
This module provides a breadth of experience and hands-on training for the yoga teacher in training so that they can become comfortable with individual asanas, sequencing, cueing, meditation, and all facets of their yoga practice. Modules include: Technique and training for classical form of traditional asanas, including Sanskrit name, cues, theoretical and anatomical form and breakdowns, Surya Namaskara A and B study and practice, Sanskrit terminology, Practice your Asanas Off! 30 hours of dedicated asana practice, Meditation practice, yin and restorative yoga workshop, and hands-on teaching and cueing practicums.

3. Study of Pranayama: 10 Hours+
We will learn and practice the four main types of pranayama, and explore variations and additional practices that exist, take an in-depth look at the anatomy of breathing, and understand the way in which pranayama impacts our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, and ways in which pranayama can be used to give us access to additional layers of our emotional and energetic body.

4. Study of Energy Systems: 10 Hours
We discover the Nadis, Prana, and Apana pathways through the body, and learn about Maya and the Koshas. We will also learn about the anatomical systems of the body, and explore how these layers of the body interact with and influence each other, in a holistic yogic approach.

5. Study of Energy Bodies 10 hours
We will learn the Chakras of the body, the meridians, and discover how the Nadis, Prana, and Apana pathways through the body. We will also learn about kundalini pathways through the body, and apply this knowledge to our yoga practice.

6. Yoga Philosophy: 60 Hours
We will explore the historical context of yoga: understanding yoga's development from the Vedas to the Upanishads, to Krishnamacharya and beyond. We will explore today's context and discover our purpose as yoga teachers, classical texts including Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, The Bhagavad Gita, Ishta Devatas and Myths of Yoga, The Subtle Body, Meditation and Mantras. Super 8: Exploring Yoga’s 8 Limbs: An introduction to how we can use the Ashtanga principles and the 8 limbs of yoga, as described by Patanjali to inform our daily lifestyle choices in alignment with yoga principles. Includes a study of yogic diet, yogic beauty and personal care practices, environmental awareness in our daily lifestyle choices, etc. ie; keeping a clean home environment in alignment with the practice of saucha.

7. Teaching Methodology: 40 Hours
Adjustments and Modifications: Hand positions, techniques and practice around how, when and why we provide adjustments to our students. Theory and Practice for Standing Postures, Backbends, core postures, Forward Folds, Supine Poses, Inversions & Arm Balances, Teaching Methodologies: Asana demonstration and cueing principles, classroom management and the student-teacher relationship, ethics of teaching yoga and principles of communication, language and tone, sequencing masterclass, yoga as service to others: Understanding our place in the classroom and coming from a place of compassion, and classroom observation clinics.

8. Other
Karma Yoga practice: The definition of Karma is refined and clarified if any common misunderstandings of the word exist (10 hours)

Business of Yoga module: Tips, tools, techniques, and strategies for beginning a yoga business or enter the yoga teaching profession. An understanding of teacher auditions, available registrations and accreditations, and business principles and practices to support students in their professional entry into the yoga industry, and tips for Building Your Community (Branding, Ethics, Etiquette, and Marketing) (20 hours)

500 RYT Curriculum:

1. Anatomy & Physiology: 66 Hours
The Anatomy & Physiology includes modules in Human Anatomy and the Yoga Body, Physiology and the impact of yoga practice on our nervous system, endocrine system, etc., biomechanics, common injuries and how to avoid them, the anatomy of the chakra system, and contraindications and modifications that can be applied to ensure a safe practice for any yoga body. This module aims to demystify and create a vocabulary of physical understanding so that our students can teach with confidence and an understanding of how the physical practice of yoga impacts the human body.

2. Study of Asanas: 217 Hours
This module provides a breadth of experience and hands-on training for the yoga teacher in training so that they can become comfortable with individual asanas, sequencing, cueing, meditation, and all facets of their yoga practice. Modules include: Technique and training for classical form of traditional asanas, including Sanskrit name, cues, theoretical and anatomical form and breakdowns, Surya Namaskara A and B study and practice, Sanskrit terminology, Practice your Asanas Off! 30 hours of dedicated asana practice, Meditation practice, yin and restorative yoga workshop, and hands-on teaching and cueing practicums.

3. Study of Pranayama: 20 Hours+
We will learn and practice the four main types of pranayama, and explore variations and additional practices that exist, take an in-depth look at the anatomy of breathing, and understand the way in which pranayama impacts our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, and ways in which pranayama can be used to give us access to additional layers of our emotional and energetic body.

4. Study of Energy Systems: 20 Hours
We discover the Nadis, Prana, and Apana pathways through the body, and learn about Maya and the Koshas. We will also learn about the anatomical systems of the body, and explore how these layers of the body interact with and influence each other, in a holistic yogic approach.

5. Study of Energy Bodies 20 hours
We will learn the Chakras of the body, the meridians, and discover how the Nadis, Prana, and Apana pathways through the body. We will also learn about kundalini pathways through the body, and apply this knowledge to our yoga practice.

6. Yoga Philosophy: 80 Hours
We will explore the historical context of yoga: understanding yoga's development from the Vedas to the Upanishads, to Krishnamacharya and beyond. We will explore today's context and discover our purpose as yoga teachers, classical texts including Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, The Bhagavad Gita, Ishta Devatas and Myths of Yoga, The Subtle Body, Meditation and Mantras. Super 8: Exploring Yoga’s 8 Limbs: An introduction to how we can use the Ashtanga principles and the 8 limbs of yoga, as described by Patanjali to inform our daily lifestyle choices in alignment with yoga principles. Includes a study of yogic diet, yogic beauty and personal care practices, environmental awareness in our daily lifestyle choices, etc. ie; keeping a clean home environment in alignment with the practice of saucha.

7. Teaching Methodology: 60 Hours
Adjustments and Modifications: Hand positions, techniques and practice around how, when and why we provide adjustments to our students. Theory and Practice for Standing Postures, Backbends, core postures, Forward Folds, Supine Poses, Inversions & Arm Balances, Teaching Methodologies: Asana demonstration and cueing principles, classroom management and the student-teacher relationship, ethics of teaching yoga and principles of communication, language and tone, sequencing masterclass, yoga as service to others: Understanding our place in the classroom and coming from a place of compassion, and classroom observation clinics.

8. Other
Karma Yoga practice: The definition of Karma is refined and clarified if any common misunderstandings of the word exist (10 hours)

Business of Yoga module: Tips, tools, techniques, and strategies for beginning a yoga business or enter the yoga teaching profession. An understanding of teacher auditions, available registrations and accreditations, and business principles and practices to support students in their professional entry into the yoga industry, and tips for Building Your Community (Branding, Ethics, Etiquette, and Marketing) (30 hours)

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