200 Hour Foundation Program
Next 200 – HOUR – TEACHER TRAINING
Trainees completed Aspects of Yoga School (RYS®) training program are eligible to apply to register as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®200) with Yoga Alliance.
Yoga is a recognized preventive and alternative healing tool. In the yogic sense yoga facilitates self-reflection and the discovery of the self at all levels -body, mind and soul. The beauty of yoga is that it is an effective method that works.
Emphasis of ASPECTS OF YOGA Teacher Training programs are quality, professionality and safety. Students learn during the training to teach skillfully with an understanding for individual needs.
Methodology and Teaching Techniques will enable you to
– plan, prepare and present a class
– learn to see and understand your student’s areas of strengths and challenges.
– sequence and adapt
– assist the teacher
Physiology and anatomy are geared to
– safety and alignment
– understanding of movement and posture
– individual approach
– ethics for yoga teachers
– understanding the practical and psychological aspect of it
– how to implement yoga philosophy to daily life
– personal development
The training incorporates multiple styles inspired by therapeutic yoga.
Teacher: Monika Munzinger ERYT500, C-IAYT
Assessments: Students are expected to undertake independent study, practice and reading. Presentations, teaching and observing classes, assisting the teacher and report writing are included as part of the curriculum.
We assess the applications, 6 weeks prior to course commencement based on the following criteria:
- 2 references
- at least 1 year of regular yoga practice
Be advised that you will be required to submit written assignments before the course commences. The course therefore “starts” earlier than the above dates.
Completion: On successfully completing the curriculum you will be presented with a certificate of completion from the course director from ASPECTS OF YOGA. You are then eligible to register as Registered Yoga Teachers with Yoga Alliance.
OUTLINE FOR 200-HR FOUNDATION YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Practice and Teaching
Emphasis is given on alignment and safe practice, recognizing limits, experiencing and understanding the effects of basic and classic asanas, working from simple to complex, from easy to advanced, from self-experience to teaching.
Practicing with an attitude of ahimsa
Students learn about the importance of restorative poses and how to use props for individual support. This gives the necessary foundation for the advanced RYS300 of Aspects of Yoga which emphasizes on yoga therapeutics.
Attention is given on how to demonstrate and teach a class skillfully and safely, to stay in contact with the class, to see where an individual needs adaptation and attention, when to use of props and to adjust safely when necessary.
Further to plan and structure, sequence logically and safely, as well as understanding prerequisites for safe and more advanced practice and teaching.
Some therapeutic aspects are being addressed, like how to adapt when teaching elderly or to practice during menstruation, as well as when students have knee issues or shoulder problems etc.
Anatomy & Physiology
Musculoskeletal System: Function of key muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints etc in context with applied yoga practice.
Bodily systems and how to implement anatomical and physiological knowledge into practice and teaching to stimulate or calm the digestive system, hormon system and vegetative
Ethics for Yoga Teachers / Philosophy / Life style
Philosophical topics and ethical life style are taught in a pragmatic way so that the students can refer to them on a personal level and implement it their daily lives.