You will learn to build a strong yoga practice and learn how to teach an inspiring, safe and fun class for yoga beginners. Your teachers will be the southeast's most knowledgeable teachers as well as well known and highly respected guest teachers. You will be introduced to many styles of yoga to begin to create our own unique and authentic way of sequencing and sharing yoga. Along this journey you will build a support network of lifelong friends who, like you are searching and longing to uncover their life's purpose through yoga. And, through the support and encouragement of a network of senior knowledgeable teachers you will uncover the truth and beauty of who you truly are as well as uncover & harness your gifts to share with your family, friends, community and the world!
You will have the time of your life, learning, growing, transforming and creating new friendships and strong bonds with your fellow peers in the program. The work will be rewarding, hard and fun! You’ll be paired up with one of our amazing teachers as your mentor and be required to observe, evaluate and assist in yoga classes. The program is 6 days a week with Thursdays off. Plan on 1-2 hours of engaging and exciting daily studies outside of the program hours. The 11 required YTT books will be the start of or additions to a wonderful yoga library.
BONUS! All 24 day YTT students will receive 30 days of unlimited yoga classes at SYC during the program.
Here's what you can expect from our program...
You will learn:
-How to teach a class for beginners
-Concise Verbal teaching skills
-The Art of Hands On Assisting
-Intelligent Posture Sequencing (vinyasa krama)
-Basic Anatomy & physiology
-Biomechanics of the body as related to yoga
-Basic Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga
-Ethics and Guidelines of a yoga teacher
-Yoga's rich heritage and origins
-Multiple Yoga Styles to craft your own unique way of teaching
-Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of devotion
-Intro to the Chakras
-Sacred Mantras and Mudras (Chanting & Hand gestures)
-The Business of Teaching Yoga
-Socially responsible social media skills
You will build:
-A strong home practice
-A strong connection self
All titles are available for purchase at Savannah Yoga Center. If your local mom-n-pop bookstore carries these titles, please support your community and buy local.