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Teacher Training Academy: Xplore Your Potential

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Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider

Beginning in 2016, the YACEP designation became available to provide a directory of qualified Continuing Education providers. This special designation is designed for experts in the yoga community to set themselves apart and teach courses that qualify as Continuing Education hours for RYTs.

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This Yoga Alliance certified program includes the following course syllabus:

The XploreYoga 200 hours teacher training course is a Hatha Yoga based certification designed to deepen your practice, take it to another level, allow you to find your voice, and provide you with the confidence and skill set to create an intelligent class as an effective yoga teacher.


History and Philosophy of Yoga

  • Study the history of Yoga in India
  • Read & write about Yogic philosophy
  • Discussions on the Eight Limbs of Yoga

Meditation

  • 30 minutes of meditation
  • Incorporating a meditation practice

Intensive Study and Practice of Asanas (Postures)

  • 1-2 styles of asana classes daily
  • Concentration on specific poses of your choice

Sanskrit Names of Yoga Postures

  • Learn Sanskrit names of all poses studied
  • Review Sanskrit daily

Alignment and Modification of Poses

  • Discuss alignment and form of all poses in Teacher Training Manual
  • Learn how to modify poses for students

Anatomy

  • Learn applied anatomy
  • Read body language

Yogic Diet

  • Learn and review a Yogic diet

Pranayama

  • Practice different breathing techniques
  • Teach breathing techniques

The Business of Teaching Yoga

  • How to find work as a Yoga teacher
  • Marketing yourself

Class Sequencing and Planning

  • Create a sequence
  • General and Thematic

Hands-On Assisting

  • Learn with confidence how to make hands on adjustments
  • Daily practice with fellow student/teacher

Practice Teaching

  • Finding your voice
  • Tools to become a teacher
  • Lead a series of classes