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200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

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200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training 

Transform your life through the ancient teachings of Yoga.

We are an inclusive and student-centered community.

 

We are rooted in the tradition with a progressive teaching style.

 

200 hr Yoga Teacher Training online and in-person Summer and Fall semesters

Our next training: 

Spring semester May 3rd – June 30th, 2024

Weekends: Saturday & Sundays 9am – 5pm in person

Weeknights:  Fridays 6pm-9pm online plus one evening self-paced learning

Located at The Cheerful Pelvis - Commercial and Broadway in east Vancouver. 

As a team, we have over 60 years’ experience teaching yoga, both in studios and in trainings

  • multi-lineage

  • trauma-informed

  • biotensegrity-informed

  • culturally appreciative

  • embodied & experiential

  • social justice-minded (a portion of your fees goes to a non-profit in India to support the Vedic pandits)

Core Faculty

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Lucy St. John

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Niki Inglis

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Guest Teachers

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Anoo Kartika Mammen

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Ryan Stevenson

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Nicole Marcia

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Hazel Hunter

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Tanya Harmon

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Katie Connelly

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Nadia Medi

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Clara Roberts-Oss

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Tuition & Registration

Tuition $3500 + GST ($175) CDN

Scholarships and work grants available - ask us!

Spring semester May 3rd – June 30th, 2024 (Weekend of May 17th off for Victoria Day Weekend)

Weekends: Saturday & Sundays 9am – 5pm in person 

Weeknights: One evening self-paced learning & Fridays 6pm-9pm live online

Located at The Cheerful Pelvis - Commercial and Broadway in east Vancouver.

See FAQ for the refund policy | Contact us for payment plan options and scholarships.

  1. Step one: Register

  2. Step two: Pay your deposit

We have limited spots as we like to keep our trainings small | Secure your spot with a non-refundable deposit $500.

Program Curriculum

1

History of Yoga

  • 5000 years

  • How we arrived here

  • Significant moments in history

  • Female yoginins

2

Philosophy

  • Patanjali Yoga

  • Sutras

  • The Bhagavad-Gita
    Koshas/Klesha/
    Gunas

  • The Upanishads

3

Anatomy

  • How the muscles and fascia relate to Asanas

  • Diaphragm and Breathing

  • The Nervous System

  • Injuries & scope

4

Meditation

  • Common misconceptions

  • How to develop a personal practice

  • Intro to types

  • Benefits

5

Business of Yoga

  • Branding & Marketing

  • How to teach in your area

  • Studio/Corporate
    /Outreach

  • CV tips & confidence

6

Teaching Methodology

  • Sequencing & Theming

  • Class Structure

  • Trauma-informed

  • Qualities of a great teacher

7

Asana & Alignment

  • Variations

  • Modifications for pregnancy, injury & skeletal variation

  • What to look for

  • Cueing & Major joint movements

8

8 Limbs

  • Pranayama – breath techniques & purpose

  • Pratyahara – focus techniques & mudras

  • Dharana – concentration techniques

  • Samadhi – unity consciousness

9

Ethics

  • Yamas & niyamas – Ethical observances

  • Boundaries for teachers and students

  • Spiritual bypassing & Gaslighting

  • Cultural Appreciation

10

Energetics

  • Chakras & the subtle body

  • Savasana

  • Yoga nidra

  • Associated Asanas & Pranayamas

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Dates and Times


 

  • Hybrid -both LIVE online and in-person
     

  • Contact wholebodyparadigm@gmail.com for inquiries
     

  • Spring semester May 3 - June 30th, 2024
     

  • Weekends 9am - 5pm and Fridays 6 pm-9 pm online

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Book Now!

Send your deposit to secure your spot

E-transfer to: wholebodyparadigm@gmail.com

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