Yoga Techniques Training Practice (100 credit hours) – includes group practice of asana in Hatha, Viniyoga and Ashtanga, and Vinyasa yoga styles; Pranayama; chanting; mantra; meditation; and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours will be a mix between guided practice of the techniques as well as analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques. Time will be divided as follows: 65% lab (actual practice of techniques) and 35% lecture.
Yoga Teaching Methodology (25 credit hours) – includes principles of demonstrating and teaching yoga postures, basics of sequencing, class observation, how to safely assist/correct yoga students, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, student’s process of learning and business aspects of teaching yoga. Time will be divided as follows: 50% lab (actual practice of techniques) and 50% lecture.
Anatomy and Physiology (20 credit hours) – includes both human physical anatomy and physiology and energy anatomy (chakras). Topics will include both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.). These hours are 100% lecture.
Yoga Philosophy: Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers (30 credit hours) – includes the study of yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers. These hours are 100% lecture.
Yoga Practicum (25 credit hours) – includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing/giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching. These hours are 100% lab.
Total number of credit hours is 200.
Angie Campbell, E-RYT, began her teaching career in pilates in 1998 in Calgary Canada, completing her Anusara yoga teacher training in 2006 in Albuquerque. Her continuous experience includes studying with Noah Maze, Douglas Brooks, and Desiree Rumbaugh.
Chris Yonker, E-RYT, began practicing yoga in the early 1970s & began teaching in 1993. She holds certifications from Kripalu Center, Integrative Yoga Therapy, White Lotus Foundation, and Santa Barbara Yoga Center. She has studied with master teachers in the Astanga, Iyengar, Viniyoga & Vinyasa traditions.
Julie Funke, 500 RYT, has been an avid fitness guru for 30 years, including personal training, fitness classes, spinning and becoming certified in yoga with Yoga Alliance. Julie will be teaching therapeutic yoga adjustments and partner yoga techniques.
Jacob Kenner, 500 RYT, studied for his first certification with Mitchel Bleier in 2012. He continued his studies with Noah Mazé and received his second certification in 2013. He continued his education with YOGAMAZÉ and provided support and teaching assistance to the YOGAMAZÉ 200-hour and 300-hour teacher trainees. Jacob continues to study with great teachers to improve his teaching skills and is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher (RYT 500).
Jacob focuses on teaching safe, proper alignment, with strong attention on the breath. Everyone can do yoga, no matter what type of body you have. Your yoga might not be like the yoga of the person next to you, but it’s yours, and you are beautiful, right now. Jacob wants everyone to find the peace and acceptance that yoga can bring to life.