Reclaimed Roots Yoga Studio (CYA-RYS 200 Member)

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  • Phone: 647 961-1825
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  • Location: Stouffville, Ontario Canada
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  • Service Offered: Vinyasa Flow
  • Type of Certification Granted: 200 YTT
  • Years in Operation: N/A
  • Date Joined: September 27, 2022

School Info

Reclaimed Roots Yoga Studio provides a 250 hour yoga teacher training program. One lead instructor facilitates the program, however, multiple guest instructors provide enrichment opportunities. The program includes intensive study of yoga anatomy, physiology and biomechanics. Students graduate with a strong understanding of yoga safety, alignment, modifications, use of props, and hands-on adjustments. The program provides a balanced teaching of the asanas, pranayama, meditation and yogic philosophy. Energy systems and energy bodies are covered in depth, including focus on the chakras, koshas and kleshas. Students learn the fundamentals of chanting, mantras and mudras. Teaching Methodology is a primary focus of the program, including how to sequence a yoga class, effective verbal cues, visual demonstrations, appropriate yoga music, pacing of the class, etiquette and environment. Students who graduate from Reclaimed Roots Yoga Studio are qualified and experienced, with significant observing, assisting and practical teaching hours completed under my supervision, beyond the 200 hours of class hours.

Course Outline

Anatomy & Physiology
- 50 hours
- the muscular system, skeletal system and joints
- safety, use of props and modifications
- alignment, posture and hands-on adjustments
- stretching, strengthening, mobilizing

Study of Asanas
- 50 hours
- the history and lineage
- effective sequencing of postures
- principles of alignment

Yoga Philosophy
- 50 hours
- the yoga sutras, the eight limbs of yoga etc.
- self discovery and reflection

Teaching Methodology
- 50 hours
- sequencing
- verbal cues
- assisting, observing and practical teaching

Study of Pranayama
-15 hours
- sequencing of breath work
- history and types of pranayama

Study of Energy Systems and Energy Bodies
-30 hours
- the seven chakras, the kleshas and koshas