Module 2 Innovative Teaching Methodology 43 CEC contact teacher hours 43 hours towards 200 hr full certification advance study
This module is designed to provide a deeper understanding of Module 1 foundational asanas by exploring deeper through creative teaching techniques.. Students learn to teach who is in front of them, discovering a way of practice for individual bodies. Explore how community building in a class structure, allows for personal growth. Learn how the use of props can transform to deepen the understanding of poses, that bring yoga into the practice. This module shares ways to bring yoga to every student, regardless of ability or background, as well as how to integrate different levels of ability into yoga classes to serve the needs of all.
What you learn:
Mastering foundational Module 1 poses Learn how to explore a way of practice for individual bodies How props can empower results Learn the difference between lengthening and stretching Teach who is in front of you by learning to exploring your community Help your students transform , through “Sanga”- a teachers journey Focus on asana shapes that bring yoga into the practice Includes WYC asana Teaching Manual Books required: Light on Yoga-Iyengar
Dates & Times: Fri: 6:00-9:00 PM / Sat 2:00-8:00 PM / Sun 12:00-6:00 PM Nov 16-18 | Nov 30, Dec 1-2 | Dec 14-16
Combining to two eastern health and wellness techniques -- YOGA and ACUPUNCTURE for maximum benefit.
Come explore a perfect wellness pairing and total health reset in this two-hour workshop. We will start with gentle yoga asana to warm up and open up the body and then move into Savasana when needles at acupuncture points inserted at the hands and feet and top of the head. With supportive props to create a space of deep rest and restoration, enjoy feeling the body moving into deeper waves of relaxation and peace with acupuncture in this collective healing setting.
Taught by Lindsay MacDougall, licensed acupuncturist and certified yoga teacher, who has successfully combined yoga and acupuncture improving effectiveness of both.
Yoga Basics for Beginners: 4 Part Series
Next held on Sun, Jan 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Sun Jan 6, 2019 - Sun Jan 27, 2019
Yoga Basics for Beginners: 4 Part Series Sundays, January 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th | 12:00-2:00pm
Who should attend
Are you new to yoga, or simply looking to gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of yoga philosophy and postures? This workshop is limited to only 12 students so that each person can get more individualized attention. Join Abby Dobbs for this 4-part series where we will break down yoga basics!
What will be taught
Each session will begin with a brief discussion of yoga as a practice – covering the basics of the Eight Limbs of Yoga, history, lineage, and the practice of Yoga. That will be followed by a simple, but powerful, yoga practice, in which we will explore the elements of the basic yoga asanas. We will have time to answer any questions and concerns about each posture - including how to modify the postures to suit each individual's body.
What will be leaned
Expect to learn fundamental Standing, Balancing, and Seated Poses, as well as the important actions in traditional Sun Salutations. You will leave with an understanding of the alignment goals and actions of basic postures, how to use the breath to deepen your experience, and yogic tools to calm & steady the mind. Please bring yourself, a journal and pen, and a willingness to learn!
With our exceptional teachers, a class at Washington Yoga Center, will leave you calm and looking forward to your next practice. Through a variety of yoga styles, large offering of classes throughout the day, and many level options, you are sure to find what your body and mind seek, right here at Washington Yoga Center.
Unity Woods DC studio is now co-located with us on the 4th floor. Both studios are working together with our respective students for the benefit of the Washington DC yoga community.