TEACHER TRAINING SACRED ELDERS: SENIORS YTT
NEXT TRAINING PROGRAM STARTS SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2019
Sacred Elders: 50hr Seniors Yoga Teacher Training is intended for practicing Yoga teachers who have a passion and desire to work with Senior students. Bring more value and personalization to your multi-level classes for your older students and those with mobility and health issues. Step into a Seniors Yoga class with confidence and a greater understanding of this beautiful student population.
This is a YACEP program (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Program).
For more information about the Yoga Alliance standard, please visit yogaalliance.org
PROGRAM GRADUATES WILL DELVE INTO
- Image and assumptions of the older student.
- Sequencing for Seniors.
- Adapting asanas for mobility and health limitations.
- Vocabulary and communicating with a late-in-life Yoga student.
- Hands-on teaching experience with Senior students.
- Explorations of how to create a Yoga practice for students with Osteoporosis,
Arthritis, Diabetes and other common health concerns of the older student.
- A certificate for completing 50 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP).
All of our teachers are committed to creating a sacred safe space where the philosophy and practice can be both felt and learned. Each teacher brings their own strengths and expertise to the training experience, creating a rich and diverse learning environment for our students.
HOW REGISTRATION WORKS
1. APPLY ONLINE
Simply fill out the online application and send over to us. It is recommended to apply early as spaces will be allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
2. GET ACCEPTED
After you have completed the online application, we will contact you to confirm or deny your acceptance into the program.
3. PAY DEPOSIT
Once you receive the Acceptance email, you must confirm your spot by paying the $300 non-refundable deposit within 10 days.
4. BEGIN CLASSES
The balance of your registration fees can be paid up until the first day of class, or through a monthly payment plan.
TEACHER TRAINING – THE DETAILS
Completion of a 200-hr YTT (it is recommended that you have at least 50 teaching hours as well). If you do not have a YTT but are feeling a strong call to this training and work with Seniors through Yoga please contact Kristen directly to discuss options firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday sessions are from 6 pm – 9 pm
Saturday/Sunday sessions are from 9 am – 6 pm
$300 non-refundable deposit required to hold your place once application has been submitted and accepted.
Q: DO I NEED TO PURCHASE THE RECOMMENDED BOOKS?
A: No. We understand you may be on a budget, so while we do recommend reading them if you can, only the required readings would need to be purchased.
Q: HOW DOES THE PAYMENT PLAN WORK?
A: After you have made your $300 non-refundable deposit, the remaining balance is split up into however many months are left before the start of the training. In order to be eligible for the payment plan, you must have either a Visa or MasterCard, which we automatically issue payments from.
Q: CAN I WITHDRAW MY APPLICATION AFTER CONFIRMING ATTENDANCE AND DEPOSIT?
A: Yes. If you withdraw your application after confirming your attendance, the $300 deposit cannot be refunded; however, it can be used towards a future training. Please be confident of your application and ability to attend the training before confirming your attendance and making your deposit, as there will be no exceptions concerning the refund of your deposit.
Q: IS IT POSSIBLE TO MAKE UP A SESSION IF I CANNOT ATTEND ONE OF THE WEEKENDS?
A: Yes. We arrange to have private classes with whoever your instructor would have been for the weekend that you miss. This is at the cost of $150 per day missed. Alternatively, you can choose to wait until the next training session and drop into the module that you missed, but you won’t receive your certificate until you have completed it.
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