Teaching Advanced Sequencing – a 300 hour module

Full Mood Meditation, a mandala by Sarah Barrick

Full Mood Meditation, a mandala by Sarah Barrick

Fun and Technique Behind Advanced Sequencing –  Sept. 20th-22nd 2019

All of our teacher trainings are structured to be beneficial and enjoyable for those who wish not to teach. We believe yoga is a path of lifelong learning. Teacher training is a term that we use because we are Yoga Alliance and Washington State Certified Teaching Vocational School and that is the language that they determined for these classes. But that does not mean that these trainings are restricted for teachers only. We welcome everyone who is curious, who enjoys learning, who wishes to understand yoga in a deeper level.

You can buy the 300 HR teacher training two ways. Either purchase it module per module or buy all 15 modules and save $400.00. If you want to buy all 15, please look for the link under the main page 500-HR Teacher Training.

To receive your 300-Hr diploma from Spira you must complete all 15 modules within 4 years and pass successfully the final exam and presentation.

Family and Work Friendly Schedule for Weekend Modules:

Fridays, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturdays, 11:30am – 4:00pm
Sundays, 11:30am – 3:30pm

Price of this module: $335

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This module is designed for teachers who have already completed a 200-Hr yoga teacher training, and wish to accumulate 300 credits toward their 500-Hr certification. This module is only open for teacher training purposes.

Schedule is the following (see hours above)

Day 1: Sunday, September 10

11:30am-12:30pm: Vinyasa Practice
12:30-1:30pm: Understanding Vinyasa Krama (Progressive Sequencing)
1:30-2:45pm: How to Teach Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Mandalas
2:45-3:30pm: Comparison & Analysis: Mandala Sequencing versus Traditional Power Yoga Sequencing / Peak Pose Sequencing

Day 2: Friday, September 22

6:00-8:00pm: Marathon Class: Mandala Madness to Improve Memory & Coordination (Hybrid Vinyasa Krama: Asymmetrical Mandala w/ Peak Pose)
8:00-9:15pm: How to Teach Hybrid Vinyasa Krama Sequences
9:15-10:00pm: Trainees Create an Advanced 90-min Hybrid Vinyasa Krama Sequence for the Practicum Session

Day 3: Saturday, September 23

11:30am-2:30pm: Advanced Sequencing Practicum
2:30-3:30pm: Feedback + Q&A
3:30-4:00pm: Closing Circle

You will learn smart and safe sequencing techniques that will provide your students optimal experience and exciting new classes every time they come to take your class.

We will cover the following topics through lecture, discussion, and hands-on/verbal practice:

  • Review of 360-degree as well as 180-degree mandala constructs
  • Complex mandalas: symmetrical and asymmetrical
  • Physical/bio-mechanic considerations of safe and effective sequencing: how to establish a solid foundation from which to build simple and complex sequences
  • Energetic alignment & flow
  • Tools for creating intelligent, creative & balanced sequences
  • Time management
  • Vocalization and themes
  • How to create your own unique sequences
  • Practice teaching