RYT-200 TEACHER TRAINING

WINTER 2019

When will this training take place?
Our Winter Training will start in November 3 with graduation and Karma Class on Friday, April 3. All Trainees will come to the 9:30 Studio Yoga Class with training beginning directly after class. Expect to be at training until 5 or 6pm most Sundays. In order to receive a certificate, trainees need to be at every session.

Investment
A completed application and a $500 deposit must be sent to Iris Mind + Body. The remainder will be due by the first day of training. Payment plans will automatically start one month after deposit and go for 6 months. Early Bird discounts for anyone who registers before September 20th.

  • Early Bird Pay In Full: $2900

  • Early Bird Payment Plan: $3050 [$425 x 6 Months after deposit]

  • Full Price Pay In Full: $3100

  • Payment Plan: $3200 [$450 x 6 Months after deposit]

Members receive $100 off their training. Message us for a discount code. Your account will be put on hold during the months of the training.

What is included?

  • 200-Hr Teacher Training

  • Unlimited Studio Classes during the time of the training

  • Professional Headshots

  • Iris Academy Tank and Journal

  • Discounts on Specialty Classes, Trainings and Events

  • NOT INCLUDED: Required Reading Materials

Exact Dates and Curriculum:
We are going to be offering drop-in rates for those of you who are already instructors but want to brush up on a topic! Links to sign up for individual days coming soon.

+ Sunday, November 3

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Sun Salutations
  • 10:45-12:45 Introduction
  • 1:30-3:30 History of Yoga and Popular Styles
  • 3:30-4:30 Sun Salutations
  • Practice teaching Surya Namaskara A

+ Sunday, November 10

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Sanskrit
  • 10:45-12:45 The Language of Sanskrit
  • Practice teaching Surya Namaskara B + C
  • 2:00-6:00 Yoga Sutras and 8 Limbs

+ Sunday, November 17

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Opening / Dharma Talk
  • Sanskrit Quiz
  • 11:00-12:45 Yoga Ethics
  • 1:30-3:30 How to Open a Class
  • 3:30-6:00 Twisting, Crouching, Supine, Seated, Centering Poses

+ Sunday, November 24

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Pranayama / Balancing
  • Share Dharma Talks
  • 11:00-12:45 How To Make Your Class Flow: Sequencing
  • 1:30-3:30 Intro to Pranayama
  • 3:30-6:00 Standing and Balancing Poses

+ Sunday, December 8

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Meditation Element
  • Share Journal Assignment
  • 11:00-12:45 Ayurveda Intro Discussion [The 5 Elements and 3 Doshas]
  • 1:30-3:30 Intro to Leading Meditation
  • 3:30-6:00 Forward, Back, Side Bend Poses

+ Sunday, December 15

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Backbends
  • 10:45-12:45 Intro to the Subtle Body [Non-Western Religions and the Gunas, Prana, Koshas]
  • 1:30-3:30 Inversions Workshop
  • Teach 15-minute class

+ Sunday, January 5

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Chakra Balancing
  • 10:45-12:45 The Nadis and Chakras
  • 1:00-5:00 Anatomy Workshop with Dr. Raff
  • Share Journal Assignment

+ Sunday, January 12

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Choose a Theme
  • 10:45-12:30 How to Theme Your Class
  • 1:00-5:00 Teaching Pre-Natal Yoga
  • Anatomy Quiz and Follow Up

+ Sunday, January 19

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Arm Balance Prep
  • 10:45-12:45 The Business of Yoga
  • 1:30-3:30 Arm Balance Workshop
  • Teach 30-minute class 1 [First Half]

+ Sunday, January 26

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Restorative Yoga
  • 10:45-12:30 Creating Relaxation in Savasasana
  • 1:00-3:30 Restorative Yoga Workshop
  • Teach 30-minute class 1 [Second Half]

+ Sunday, February 9

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Yin Yoga
  • 10:45-12:30 Yin/Yang and Meridians
  • 1:00-3:30 Yin Yoga Workshop
  • Teach 15-minute Demo Class

+ Sunday, February 16

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Beginner
  • 10:45-12:00 Discuss Karma Class
  • 12:30-3:30 Teaching to Special Populations: Beginners / Mixed Classes
  • Teach Round Robin Class!

+ Sunday, February 23

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Mantras & Mudras
  • 10:45-12:45 Intro to Mantras & Mudras
  • 12:30-3:30 Teaching to Special Populations: Injuries / Physical Limitations
  • Teach 30-minute class 2 [First Half]

+ Sunday, March 1

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Special Population TBD
  • 10:45-12:45 Creating Your Space: Language, Cueing, Music, Mood
  • 1:30-3:30 Finding Your Voice with Meredith
  • Teach 30-minute class 2 [Second Half]

+ Sunday, March 8

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Favorite Poses
  • 10:45-12:45 Social Media and Marketing Discussion
  • Carley Headshots
  • Ayurveda Potluck
  • Time to work on Karma Class
  • Meet with Lead Trainers: "What do you still need to review?"

+ Sunday, March 15

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Trainees Vote
  • 10:45-12:30 Address Final Questions / Schedule Community Classes / Complete Final Test
  • 1-Hour Practicums
  • Meet one-on-one with Leads / Hand in Assignments

+ Sunday, March 22

  • 9:30-10:30 Class: Trainees Vote
  • Field Trip

+ Friday, April 3

  • Karma Class and Graduation

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Yoga Alliance Registration
The Iris Mind + Body 200-hour Teacher Training is approved and accredited with Yoga Alliance. Upon completion of all requirements, trainees receive a Certificate upon graduation from the training and can submit the Certificate to Yoga Alliance for registration.


MEET THE TEAM

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Lead Instructors: Kristin and Taryn