Nurture Soul Therapeutics

 
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Teacher Training

200 Hour Integrative Yoga Therapy

Teacher Training

The Integrative Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program gives students in-depth skills to teach Yoga as a vehicle for total wellness. Along with offering Yoga classes with a focus on health and healing to the general public, our graduates have developed a variety of Yoga, wellness and stress management programs to meet the needs of people in hospitals, mental health settings, corporations, wellness centers, education, senior care, community centers, social outreach programs, the performing arts and athletics as well as in yoga studios and centers.

Register for Nurture Soul's Spring 2018 YTT!

Individualized Teaching and Learning

Develop your Yoga teaching as part of your own unique life vision and mission. The Integrative Yoga Teacher Training Program is based on the vision of Yoga Therapy using an individualized approach with the understanding that the needs of students are unique. Each Yoga teacher trainee should receive comprehensive and in-depth instruction in the wider vision of Yoga as well as detailed experiential instructions of the tools and techniques of Yoga. With this foundation, each teacher is given a range of possibilities for the creative teaching of Yoga from which they can evolve their own vision of the teaching process.

Experiential Approach to Education

Learn all the key concepts of teaching such as class design, sequencing, pacing, use of voice and instructions, and hands-on adjustments in a concise and clear format that is creative, comprehensive and interesting.

Take Your Teaching Beyond the Yoga Classroom
Learn to teach Yoga classes for specific focus groups such as medical settings, education, recovery and business as well as Yoga classes for the general public.

A Multidimensional Approach to Yoga Postures

Learn to teach asana through the Integrative Posture Principles. These principles facilitate a precise and in-depth understanding of how asanas work at physical, energetic, emotional, and spiritual levels, and how to modify them for individual needs.

Understand Health and Illness

Learn the nature of health and wellness, as well as illness and pathology from the Yoga perspective. Understand the role of stress in health and illness as well as the specific ways in which Yoga manages stress.

Interactive Psychology and Philosophy of Yoga

Learn the main aspects of the psychology and philosophy of Yoga in a way that is clear, well organized and can be integrated into your teaching and daily life. This study includes Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Texts of Hatha Yoga and The Five Kosha Model.

Creative, Student Centered Education

Learn to teach Yoga classes that are exceptional and creative, that develop a theme from start to finish; classes that involve your student at every level of their being and leave them with the complete experience of integration which is Yoga.

Explore the Deeper Practices of Yoga

Learn pranayama, mudras, bandhas, chakras, vayus, nadis, meditation, and Yoga nidra, in order to expand your horizons of Yoga teaching.

Curriculum

Techniques Training/Practice: 100 Hours

Includes asana, pranayama, yoga nidra, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. The Integrative Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program gives students in-depth skills to teach Yoga as a vehicle for total wellness. Along with offering Yoga classes with a focus on health and healing to the general public, IYT graduates teach Yoga-based wellness programs in a wide variety of complementary settings including hospitals, businesses, and complementary health care settings.

Teaching Methodology: 20 Hours

Includes principles of demonstration, observation, hands on assists as well as verbal cues. Teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, business aspects of teaching yoga will also be covered. Learn to teach asana through the Integrative Posture Principles. These principles facilitate a precise and in-depth understanding of how asanas work at physical, energetic, emotional, and spiritual levels, and how to modify them for individual needs.

Anatomy and Physiology: 20 Hours

Training includes both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and the energy anatomy ad physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). The study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice with benefits, contraindications, and healthy movement patterns as it relates to individual students. Learn the nature of health and illness from the Yoga perspective. Understand the role of stress in health and illness as well as the specific ways in which Yoga manages stress.

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: 30 Hours

The study of yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers. Learn the main aspects of the psychology and philosophy of Yoga in a way that is clear, well organized and can be integrated into your teaching and daily life. This study includes Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Texts of Hatha Yoga and The Five Kosha Model.

Practicum: 10 Hours

Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and providing feedback. Students will also practice assisting students while the class is taught by an experienced instructor.

Electives: 15 Hours

Learn to teach Yoga classes that are exceptional and creative, that develop a theme from start to finish; classes that involve your student at every level of their being and leave them with the complete experience of integration which is Yoga.

Electives are hours chosen from the above educational categories and will be decided based on the current group of students.

Tuition

$2895

Texts are not included [estimated cost: (new) Less than $500]

Faculty

& Staff

Rosangela Fatima-Silva
Rosangela Fatima-Silva

Founder / Director

Kalpana Mewara
Kalpana Mewara

Instructor

Dr. Shwetha Reddy
Dr. Shwetha Reddy

Instructor