This program is designed for teachers who have an existing 200RYT designation and are looking for a program that will enrich and enhance their existing skills and knowledge base, and provide a deeper level of understanding of what it means to be a yoga teacher. Above all else, this mentorship program will teach those enrolled to think critically about teaching yoga. Delivered in a small group setting by a variety of On The Mat’s teachers, this 50 hour program is a combination of practice, discussion, lecture, assisting, practice teaching and feedback.
Program is limited to 8 participants.
Tuition is $950 plus HST and is payable over 6 months. Tuition includes 7 hours of group practice, discussion, lecture, practice teaching and study per month for 6 months (8:00-11:00 on Saturdays, 8:30-12:30 on Sunday), 4 hours of real time, in-class assisting/auditing, 2 Teacher’s Renewal Series of your choosing, and unlimited yoga at On The Mat for the duration of the program.
Every weekend will include a class, and critical discussion following the class. Every weekend will also include practice teaching, and feedback.
Lecture weekend topics include but are not limited to:
The All Levels Class:
Interactive discussion on safety and modifications in a studio setting.
The 8 Limbs:
How yoga tradition shows up in modern day classes, and why it’s important.
How to tune in to, and use the energy of a room to either dictate or drive the flow of your classes.
Being Trauma Informed:
Explore the ways in which teaching yoga and being Trauma-Informed intersect, and what that means for us as yoga teachers.
Focus on real-time hands on assists, and discuss the ins, outs, and everything in between of an effective assist.
Explore, practice and discuss the different ways to build and safe and effective sequence.