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EMBODYOGA®: Yoga From The Inside Out

200-hour Teacher Training program in beautiful Amherst, Ma

Increase self-knowledge, acceptance and love through “embodied-inquiry”, asana, pranayama, meditation and philosophical study. Our EMBODYOGA® programs are well-rounded, in-depth studies of yoga with an emphasis on personal embodiment as the basis for becoming a yoga teacher.

  • Discover “whole–body–support” templates for strong, comfortable, injury free asana practice.
  • Learn to weave postures, breath and movement into progressive depths of experience.
  • Discover the grace and wisdom of the body-mind-spirit in movement and in stillness.
  • Develop a depth and beauty in your yoga practice that remains constant when you step off the mat and into your daily life.
  • Learn to share this experience with others through teaching.

Teaching principles integrated throughout the program

  • Principles of Observation, Instruction, Demonstration & Touch
  • Art and Science of Sequencing
  • Planning and Teaching Classes
  • Principles of Teaching
  • Philosophy and Ethics of Teaching
  • Teaching as a Profession

The 10 Month format consists of all 4 Modules. Modules 1 & 2 define our 100-hour Immersion program. Modules 3 & 4 complete the 200-hours needed for teacher training.

                      2017 Dates

Module 1                                 Module 3
March 18/19                            August 12/13
April 8/9                                   September 9/10
May 6/7                                    Sept 30/Oct 1

Module 2                                Module 4
June 3/4                                  October 28/29
June 24/25                              November 18/19
July 15/16                               December 16/17

                      2018 Dates

Module 1                                 Module 3
April 14/15                            September 8/9
May 5/6                                 September 29/30
June 2/3                                October 13/14

Module 2                                Module 4
June 23/24                            November 3/4
July 21/22                              November 17/18
August 11/12                         December 15/16

Lead Teacher

Corinne Andrews

Corinne Andrews

Embodyoga® Founder

Patty Townsend

Patty Townsend

Guest Teachers

Schedule

Saturdays: Noon – 7:00pm
Sundays: 9:30 – 4:30pm

Includes one-hour break each day

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Our 200-hour Embodyoga® teacher training program is registered with the National Yoga Alliance.

MODULE 1
  • Blueprint for Optimal Movement 1: Cellular Breathing – Navel Radiation
  • Principle of a Quiet Spine
  • Discriminating Core & Periphery – Finding Union
  • Standing Postures 1– Our Foundation: Pelvis, Legs & Feet
  • Surya Namaskar: Sun Salutations & Vinyasa
  •  3 Pillars of Embodyoga® and Movement Principles
  •  Pit of the Belly
  • Skeletal Correlations of Foot through to Pelvis
  • Ease in the Ilio–psoas Complex
  • Yield and Push of the Legs
  • Inversions 1: Shoulderstand & Handstand
  • Pranayama 1
  • Yoga Nidra: Tantric Technique for Deep Rest
  • Philosophy: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras & 8 limbs and Intro to Tantra
MODULE 2
  • Standing Postures 2 – Dynamics & Alignment, Integrating Upper & Lower Body
  • Ribs, Shoulder Girdle, Arms and Hands: Alignment & Integrated Movement
  • Yield and Push of the Arms
  • Lower Back Fundamentals: Sacroiliac & Lumbar Health
  • Standing and Supine Forward Bends
  • Lungs, Conchas of the Nose & Breathing Diaphragm
  • Embodying Organs
  • Pranayama 2
  • Breath in Asana Practice
  • Cultivating a Rewarding Personal Practice
  • Insight Meditation with Mark Hart
  • Philosophy of Hatha Yoga
  • Intro to Bhakti Yoga and Chanting with Carrie Grossman
MODULE 3
  • Principles of Backbends 1: Organ & Glandular Support
  • Arm Balances 1
  • Twists and Hip Openers 1
  • Inversions 2: Headstand and Shoulderstand Cycle
  • Savasana
  • Pranayama 2
  • Bandhas – Integrating Core
  • The Kosas: Spiralic Sheaths of Awareness
  • The Systems of Yoga
  • Diversity Training
  • Insight Meditation with Mark Hart
MODULE 4
  • Blueprint for Optimal Movement 2: Spinal Patterns
  • Integrated Whole Body Movement in Yoga Practice
  • Precision Vinyasa — Flow and Hold
  • Balancing Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
  • Temporal-Mandibular Joint, the Skull and Palate
  • Backbends 2
  • Twists, Hips and Arm Balances 2
  • Pranayama 3
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Nadis and Kundalini
  • Chakras and Neuro–Endocrine System
  • Tantra Yoga: The Expression of Life Lived in Fullness
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