Legendary Yoga & Wellness (CYA-RYS Gold Member)

School Info

Building a Legendary Mindset, One Breath ,One Move at a Time

We believe that in order to create an extraordinary life, a solid mindset is crucial. We believe that fitness and wellness is the key to unlocking that mindset to creating that extraordinary life. Whether you're a beginner who's ready to start making yoga and meditation a part of your lifestyle, or if you're looking to level up your existing health and wellbeing … let's work together to build, one move at a time.

Build together in a group or one on one with our wellness stewards: (virtual classes and consultations are available)

Yoga Asana: Hatha, Nidra, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin, Restorative, Iyengar, Pranic
Meditation: Avidanta, Mantra Meditation, Mindfulness, Tantra, Buddhist Meditation, Tonglen
Qi Gong

Course Outline

Summary Outline & Hours for each of the Following:

Anatomy & Physiology (40h) : Functional anatomy and physiology. How to apply anatomy and biomechanics to yoga poses and practice. How to apply your anatomy learning to advance your asanas. Observing and understanding bodies in yoga poses.

Study of Asanas (40h) : Meaning behind asana systems. Essentials of asana practice – breath, foundation, general form, primary energy flows, and refinements of poses. Better alignment in practice. How to practice with an injury.

Study of Pranayama (25h) : Pranayama (breathing exercises) & introduction to meditation.

Study of Energy Systems (20h)

Study of Energy Bodies (20h)

Yoga Philosophy (25h) : History of Yoga – major schools and movements. History and traditions related to modern yoga. Origins of modern yoga. Comparative study of yoga philosophy – Classical, Advaita Vedanta, Tantra. Complete Bhagavad Gita introduction & study.

Teaching Methodology (30h) : The art of teaching yoga. How to effectively sequence a yoga practice or class. How to modify practice to make it easier or harder. Purpose and use of props. Restorative poses. How we categorize postures (e.g. standing poses, hip openers, arm balances, backbends, inversions, twists, and seated postures) and how we string them together. How or whether to touch students and when to use adjustments

Module 1

Yoga Philosophy
Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and the 8 Limbed Path
Bhagavad Gita & Crest Jewel
Intro to Ayurveda
Align & Awake Sadhana and Habits of Resilience program to integrate a Dinacharya (Ayurvedic consultations)
Pranayama & Meditation, readings Rolf Stovik, mantra incitation, 8 week deep healing meditation practice, development of continuous meditation practice, introduction to Yoga Nidra
Yoga of Social Justice
Yoga for ALL bodies
Anti-racism and dismantling White Supremacy
Language of Inclusion
Decolonizing Yoga and Wellness
Cultural Appropriation and how to avoid it
Healthism, body liberation and self-determination in wellness spaces
The Subtle Body (7 Major Chakras)
The Panchamaya Kosha Model
Stress, Trauma & Resilience: How Yoga and Ayurveda are tools to build resilience, manage stress, and support ones healing

Student Self Study
20 hours of Functional Anatomy
Pre-recorded videos to break down foundational postures
Posture Study worksheets
5 hours of Practice Teaching
5 hours of Observations
10 hours of Practice

Module 2
This module will be a combination of LIVE virtual sessions, pre-recorded lessons, self-study and an intensive in-person retreat*.

*The intensive in-person retreat is planned to make-up any lost hours to complete the 200 hour teacher training certification and therefore ensure that students will be able to graduate in September. Please note that the virtual classes can move to IN PERSON training depending on the government’s Public Health and Safety announcements.

Topics Discussed in Module Two:

Asana clinics and alignment principles
Adaptability & Equity
Teaching Methodology
Intelligent Sequencing
Therapeutic Yoga and Yoga for injuries
Functional Anatomy for yoga teachers
Proprioception and Ethical Use of Touch
Trauma Informed approach to teaching yoga
Business of yoga with Yama Talent LLC
Marketing and Branding
Teaching online
Ethics & Boundaries for yoga teachers
Practice Teaching & Practicum

Student Self Study

20 hours of Functional Anatomy
Pre-recorded videos to break down foundational postures
Posture Study worksheets
15 hours of Practice Teaching
15 hours of Observations
10 hours of Practice recorded