The 200–hour Teacher Training Programme is for serious students of yoga and aspiring yoga teachers.
Whether you are interested in broadening your understanding of yoga or teaching yoga to others, this comprehensive certified programme will launch you on a path to deeper personal understanding and the confidence to share this experience with others. This integrated and holistic programme is Designd to foster a thorough learning environment where students will be given a solid foundation and the resources to develop his/her own individual teaching style. The training is grounded in Yoga’s ancient roots as well as its modern blossoming; giving graduates the tools to adapt their teaching style to every level – from beginner to advanced – and every body type.
The teacher training faculty at Crescent Yoga School is comprised of highly trained, inspiring teacher each offering a wealth of knowledge and experience drawn from many disciplines of yoga asana, philosophy, meditation, physical and subtle body anatomy.
Trainees will become familiar with the overview of the history of yoga and the birth of the various branches of yoga, and the eight-limbs of yoga according to the earliest known yogic sage Patanjali. Sections of ancient yogic scriptures will be studied among them the Yoga Sutras
A detailed analysis of yoga postures (asana) will be taught and options for safe, appropriate and creative class sequencing for every level and body type. Students will learn through guided yoga practices and teaching practicums.
Elements of yogic lifestyle such as nutrition and self-care will be discussed and teacher trainees will gain insight into retaining a balanced, calm, centred presence at all times. Basic teaching ethics and principles such as class set-up, communication, and principles of instruction, demonstration, observation, adjustments and sequencing will be studied.
A solid understanding of the main body systems and organ functions will be offered as well as an in-depth study of the main muscles of movement, and common ailments and injuries in relation to yoga. Students will gain a thorough understanding of subtle body anatomy as it relates to the yoga tradition.
The study of meditation and yogic breathing techniques (Pranayama) will form a core element of the course. Various meditation practices such as yoga nidra, mantra meditation, chakra-based meditation, insight meditation will be taught. A key component of this, subtle body anatomy and yoga posture (asana) will include working with the Bandhas of the body - yoga locks - mula, uddiyana and jalandhara bandhas.
Trainees will become familiar with the overview of the history of yoga and the birth of the various branches of yoga, and the eight-limbs of yoga according to the earliest known yogic sage Patanjali. Sections of ancient yogic scriptures will be studied among them the Yoga Sutras.
Includes all course materials, (including snacks on Centre) Classes take place at Crescent Yoga centre-Dooradoyle, Limerick- 0894573558