Teacher Training

Leap 300 Hour Teacher Training and Advanced Studies Program

Leap 300 Hour Teacher Training and Advanced Studies Program with Karen Miscall-Bannon & Stacy Whittingham

MODULE 2 — EMBODYING WATER & FIRE — ORGANS & GLANDS

Begins October 18-21 2018

This program includes 4 MODULES OF STUDY / 2 WEEKENDS PER MODULE and begins July 26th, 2018!

Increase self-knowledge, acceptance and love through advanced studies in “embodied-inquiry”, asana, mantra, pranayama, meditation and philosophy.

Embodyoga®-inspired programs are well-rounded, in-depth studies of yoga with an emphasis on deepening personal embodiment as the basis for developing depth and power as a teacher. Learn to teach embodied-inquiry practices and share the depth of this experience with your students through Precision Alignment and Vinyasa Hatha Yoga, Mantra, Mudra, Meditation, and Pranayama practices.

ADVANCED STUDIES PROGRAM

Serious yoga students are invited to attend individual modules of this training for the purposes of advanced study.

 

 300-HOUR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 

This program builds on the foundation of the 200-Hour Teacher Training Program providing an additional 300 hours of study. All 4 Modules constitute a complete 500-Hour Certificate Program. The Certificate Program is open to yoga teachers with a 200-Hour Certificate from any Nationally Registered Yoga School. This is a highly rewarding study for serious yoga practitioners and teachers alike.

MODULE 1 — EMBODYING EARTH — MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Weekend 1- July 26-29 2018, Weekend 2- September 6-9 2018 Weekend Retreat at Mount Madonna Center, Santa Cruz Mountains

Define and clarify the principles for healthy support and movement of bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. Create ease and integrate the forces of movement and support throughout your whole bod-mind. Learning to support ourselves with the whole body encourages the experience of Unity at all levels of being.

Weekend 1– July 26-29 2018

Weekend 2- September 6-9 2018 Weekend Retreat at Mount Madonna Center, Santa Cruz Mountains

Meeting Times Each Weekend: Thursdays 5-9pm, Fridays 8-8pm, Saturdays 9:30-4:30pm, Sundays 7-1pm

 

Included: advanced practices in standing postures, arm balances, inversions, pranayama and meditation.

Embodying the vertebral column

Integrated patterns of movement through the lower limbs, upper limbs and core

Sequencing for stress free, injury free practice

Therapeutic approaches for musculo-skeletal injuries & limitations

Introduction to Fascia and the fascial meridians

Bandhas and breath mechanics

Advanced pranayama

meditation

Philosophy: Georg Feuerstein’s Philopsphy manual for 300-hour students –woven throughout the entire training

Sanskrit pronunciation Yoga of Sound/Mantra

MODULE 2 — EMBODYING WATER & FIRE — ORGANS & GLANDS

Weekend 1- October 18-21 2018, Weekend 2- December 13-16 2018

Learn to feel your own organs and glands. Discover how to initiate movement from them. Learn to access these systems through asana, mantra, pranayama and meditation.

Weekend 1- October 18-21 2018,

Weekend 2- December 13-16 2018

Meeting Times Each Weekend: Thursdays 5-9pm, Fridays 8-8pm, Saturdays 9:30-4:30pm, Sundays 7-1pm

Included: Advanced practices in forward bending, twisting, arm-balances, vinyasa, pranayama and meditation. Experience postural alignment from organs & glands Integrate glands through the skeletal structure

Learn modalities for organs

Learn modalities for glands

Deepen understanding and practice of bandhas/diaphragms Pranayama

Meditation

Prenatal Yoga

MODULE 3 — EMBODYING OPTIMAL MOVEMENT DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNS AND NEUROLOGICAL INTEGRATION OF BODY-MIND-SPIRIT: EXPLORING THE FASCIAL WEB

Weekend 1- January 10-13 2019, Weekend 2- January 24-27 2019

DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNS AND NEUROLOGICAL INTEGRATION OF BODY-MIND-SPIRIT: EXPLORING THE FASCIAL WEB

Yoga is a developmental process of growth toward the experience of Unity. In this module we explore the movement patterns that support our experience of wholeness and connection to source. We integrate these patterns into our asana practice, and gain a deeper understanding of the various practices of Yoga.

Weekend 1- January 10-13 2019

Weekend 2- March 14-17 2019

Meeting Times Each Weekend: Thursdays 5-9pm, Fridays 8-8pm, Saturdays 9:30-4:30pm, Sundays 7-1pm

Included: Advanced practices in standing postures, arm balances, inversions, pranayama and meditation.

Cellular Breathing and Whole-Body-Ujjayi

Levels of Core: Navel, Soft Spine and Spine Integration of Autonomic Nervous System Integration of all systems through the fascial web Vinyasa Yoga

Restorative Yoga/Yin Yoga Pranayama

Meditation

MODULE 4—INTEGRATION EMBODYING AIR, SPACE AND CONSCIOUSNESS: CORE—LOVE—UNITY

Weekend 1- March 28-31 2019, Weekend 2- May 2-5 2019

EMBODYING AIR, SPACE AND CONSCIOUSNESS: CORE—LOVE—UNITY

Define and clarify the principles for healthy support and movement of bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. Create ease and integrate the forces of movement and support throughout your whole-body. Fascia as communication organ and supports via the fascia meridians.

Module 4 is the culmination of the 300-Hr. Training. Successful completion of Modules 1-3 is required for attendance in this module.

 

Weekend 1- March 28-31 2019

Weekend 2- May 2-5 2019

Meeting Times Each Weekend: Thursdays 5-9pm, Fridays 8-8pm, Saturdays 9:30-4:30pm, Sundays 7-1pm

Included: Weaving Movement and support principles into Classes Resonating Through Presence, Voice and Touch

Beyond Seeing: Perception with all of your Senses

Advanced Sequencing and Teaching Clinics/Assisting

Teaching Trauma Sensitive Yoga Pranayama/Meditation

Final Assessment