Continuing Education is a requirement by Yoga Alliance. Every three years, starting from the date of registration, an RYT must complete a minimum of 30 hours of yoga related training that is directly related to one of Yoga Alliance’s Educational Categories, of which at least 10 training hours must be Contact Hours.

As a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, you can use these workshops towards your contact hours. At the end of the course, you will be provided with a certificate of completion and you can add these hours to your online Yoga Alliance Profile.

Art of Observation for Yoga teachers

In yoga, there is no universal adjustment and each yoga asana can be adapted to individual students. Observation  and the ability to read  the differences in individual alignments form the basis of all yoga adjustments. Working in such a manner can ensure that the students benefit and do not aggravate their existing imbalances. 

This is an  introductory module and can be taken alone or as part of the  adjustment workshops. 

We will cover:

  • Importance of observation for teachers
  • How to observe and understand individual body types
  • Types of learning styles in students and adapting  adjustment cues based on individual learning styles
  • How to cue the poses for beginner and intermediate students
  • Things to remember while adjusting beginner and intermediate students
  • Learning the basis of observation in standing postures through  Tadasana
  • Practical application: hands on learning with partners / other team members.
  • Q&A
Time investment : 2 hours.
Contact hours: 2 Hours of which, 1 hour towards teaching methodology & 1 hour towards Anatomy & Physiology
Beneficial For: yoga teachers, and practitioners working towards their yoga teachers training.

Common misalignments and adjustments in Standing Asanas

This is the second module in the series of adjustment workshops and can be taken alone or as a part of the series. 

Standing postures form major part of all asana classes and this workshop will cover the four broad categories of standing asanas. 

  • Four categories of standing asanas
  • Importance of foundation in standing asanas
  • Common misalignments in Tadasana and how to correct them
  • Manifestation of tadasana misalignments in other standing postures.
  • Common misalignments in each category of standing posture and how to adjust them
  •  Teachers stance during correction in  standing postures 
  • Breaking down the asana:  main anatomical focus,  modifying by adding additional anatomical focus for intermediate and advanced students
  • Practical application 
  • Q&A

Time investment: 2 hours

Contact hours: 2 Hours of which, 1 hour towards teaching methodology & 1 hour towards Anatomy & Physiology

Beneficial For: yoga teachers, practitioners  who are looking to deepen their practice or who are working towards their teacher training program

 

Alignment and adjustments in forward folding asanas

This is the third module in the series of adjustment workshops and can be taken alone or as a part of the series. 

Forward folds are an integral part of the asana practice and are highly beneficial  due to their calming nature. But they need to be done properly to ensure that the lower back in not compromised. In this workshop we will cover:

  • Purpose  of Forward Folds, main anatomical focus and secondary focus
  • Contraindications
  •  Foundation of the forward folding asanas
  • Classification of forward folds, and common misalignments across the asana classes
  • Breaking down Dandasana, adaptations and adjustments
  • Usage of props in easing forward folds
  • Practical applications
  • Q&A

Date & time: Feb 15th 2019, 4pm – 6pm

Time investment: 2 hours

Contact hours: 2 Hours of which, 1 hour towards teaching methodology & 1 hour towards Anatomy & Physiology

Beneficial For: yoga teachers, practitioners  who are looking to deepen their practice or who are working towards their teacher training program.

Jal Neti Workshop

One of the shatkarmas or cleansing practices in Yoga, Jal Neti or nasal cleansing technique has been known to provide excellent benefits for the upper respiratory tract. , The procedure is simple yet makes a big difference in people suffering from  Bronchitis, Asthma and people with seasonal allergies.

In this workshop, we will cover the technique and benefits of Jal Neti along with contraindications.

Time investment: 1.5 hours

Beneficial For: Everyone –  yoga teachers, practitioners, people who suffer with upper respiratory tract infections regularly and anyone who is interested in

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