200 or 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

FALL 2019: 8 MODULES FROM SEPTEMBER 2019-JANUARY 2020

INFORMATION SESSION: SATURDAY, MAY 25TH 12:00-1:00PM WITH KELLI NAIRN, AT UNION YOGA.

Learn to teach what you love!

200-hour teacher trainings take you on a journey of self-discovery and education into all things yoga. This foundational training (200–hour) program is ideal for serious students of yoga, aspiring yoga teachers, and teachers with varying levels of experience. Students with injuries and health issues are encouraged to attend. Our curriculum combines detailed alignment and intelligent sequencing with vinyasa theory, and provides you with sound knowledge and skills to teach safe and effective yoga classes. This training is recognized by Yoga Alliance and focuses in three areas of study: The Theory and Practice of Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, and The Art of Teaching. Graduates may register with Yoga Alliance at its RYT-200 level upon successful completion. For those interested in the 300 YTT program, please contact us directly at hello@unionyoga-monterey.com.

 
Peach Friedman

Peach Friedman

PROGRAM DETAILS

In this training, you will study and deconstruct asana (yoga poses), pranayama (breath work), meditation, applied anatomy, therapeutics, yoga theory & practice, yoga history & philosophy, basic Sanskrit, ethics & boundaries, and you will master the skills required to teach. With great precision and clarity, your trainer will cover the primary tools needed to teach yoga to others. In addition to studying the fundamental yoga postures, topics will include:

  • How to improve your own yoga practice

  • How to teach a yoga pose

  • Actions and alignment

  • Purpose and use of props

  • Restorative poses

  • Observing and understanding bodies

  • The art of teaching

  • When and how to modify yoga poses

  • How or whether to touch students and when to use adjustments

  • How to effectively sequence a class

  • Introduction to meditation

  • Functional anatomy and physiology

  • Meaning behind asana systems

  • History of Yoga – major schools and movements

    SUGGESTED EXPERIENCE

  • 1 year of yoga practice recommended

  • No prior teaching experience required

  • Stiffness and injuries OK

  • Willingness to participate in a group process

  • Ability to give and receive feedback skillfully

  • Dedication, motivation and self directed studentship

Kelli Nairn Gray

Kelli Nairn Gray

TEACHERS

Kelli Gray & Peach Friedman.

DATES

Weekend 1: September 20-22, 2019
Weekend 2: October 11-13, 2019
Weekend 3: November 1- 3, 2019
Weekend 4: November 22-24, 2019
Weekend 5: December 13-15, 2019
Weekend 6: January 10-12, 2020
Weekend 7: January 31-February 2, 2020
Weekend 8: February 21-23, 2020

TIMES
Fridays: 3 to 8pm
Saturdays: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Sundays: 10:00am to 8:00pm

Complete participation is strongly recommended. However, life events and circumstances sometimes take priority, and we are as flexible and reasonable as we can be with our students. Makeup options are available. Please see our Makeup Policy for more information.

Loving the props, 2019

Loving the props, 2019

TUITION & REGISTRATION

Pay In Full by June 10: $3,000
Pay In Full by July 10: $3,200
Pay In Full after July 10: $3,400

Pay in 4 installments: $3,600
$900 deposit to hold your space
$900 due Sept 15
$900 due Oct 15
$900 due Jan 15

Military reimbursement may be available for this program. Please contact us for assistance and guidance in determining if it is available for you.