top of page

Art of Assisting Teacher Training


Course Description

The Art of Assisting is a multi-disciplinary approach to enhancing your teaching practice. There are seven types of assisting from physical assists to verbal, energetic and demonstrative.

This program is Trauma-informed, teaches you how to apply the uniqueness of diverse bodies, (skeletal variation) and offers various lineages and theories.

For anyone who has started teaching, one thing becomes clear, how do I assist so that I enhance the students’ experience? An assisting program is an essential tool for yoga teachers to truly support and offer value-added teaching.

Assisting can be done verbally, physically, energetically, and always with great respect. Deepen your knowledge of anatomy and learn the Biotensegrity model of holistic science.

Learn to make assisting a conversation.

Lead by:

Lucy St John, M Ed, ERYT-500, YACEP 
Niki Inglis, M Ed, M Arch, ERYT 500 YACEP

Lucy St John, M Ed, ERYT-500, YACEP
Niki Inglis, M Ed, M Arch, ERYT 500 YACEP


  • Understand your students’ physical limitations

  • Develop energetic awareness

  • Principles of trauma sensitivity

  • Biotensegrity anatomy & application to yoga

  • Quality of touch & Intention

  • Consent considerations

  • Learn better verbal assisting

  • Multi-disciplinary lineages


Please etransfer 100.00 non-refundable deposit. Full tuition is $770 + 5% GST

Heights Yoga & Wellness and online

Dates and times: 

TBA - contact us to be on the waiting list!

*200 hour yoga teacher training is not a prerequisite

bottom of page