Become a Yoga Teacher at one of our Teacher Trainings at our Dublin based studios
200hr Yoga Teacher Training
Our Yoga Teacher Training is a dynamic, detailed and exciting course for anyone interested in becoming a certified yoga teacher”
- Our morning asana practices
- Afternoon asana labs (alignment, modifications & teaching practice)
Course content falls into one of the 5 below categories:
1. Techniques, Training and Practice
Learning and practicing asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra & chanting. This includes both learning the techniques and practicing them.
2. Teaching Methodology
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting, correcting, instruction, teaching styles and teaching qualities.
3. Anatomy and Physiology
Includes physical anatomy and energy anatomy.
4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
The study of yogic scriptures such as Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad-Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and more. This section also includes the ethics and guidelines for yoga teachers to follow.
5. Practicum: Practice teaching, observing and feedback.
Yoga Elements: Asana, Pranayama, Meditation & Mantra
Introduction to a deeper understanding of yoga. Explore Asana, Pranayama, Mantra & Meditation: Integrating Yoga into Your Life: why each element is essential to the practice of yoga and growth of the teacher. Mindfulness and setting the foundations for this course. Introduction to philosophy: what does yoga mean to you?
Anatomy & Physiology I & II
Looking at the physical body: bones, muscles, joints. Putting this into context by exploring alignment & postural analysis. Integrating how the mechanics of the body fit into a yoga practice is important to keep the body healthy and safe. Continuing to look at the physical body, understanding the respiratory & cardiovascular systems, the nervous system, the digestive system, the endocrine system and how they are affected by a yoga practice.
The Subtle Body & Creating Space for Transformation.
Exploring the energetic body and subtle body anatomy, chakras, koshas. Explore Sanskrit and its use in the yoga classroom. Creating & holding space for students through physical environment and the teacher (voice, body language). Mantra workshop.
Developing as a Teacher I & II : Sequencing, Use of Props & Adjustments
Understanding contemporary Yoga sequencing, getting familiar with some templates and how to sequence for yourself and others. Creating a home practice sequence. Developing your observational skills to help students through use of props & adjustments (verbal, tactile, visual).
The ancient texts of yoga including the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, The Upanishads and The Bhagavad Gita will be examined, discussed and analysed.
Who owns Yoga? What does it mean to be a yoga practitioner in the modern world? Finding your identity as a teacher and understanding the business of Yoga.
Yoga for Health
Introduction to Ayurveda as a tool for living and teaching yoga, introduction to kriyas. Explore health implications of our environment & diet and our impact and involvement in these systems. Sequencing for all (special focus groups, pregnancy, reduced mobility). Reviewing benefits & contraindications for variety of population groups.
Exploring the evidence for the health benefits of yoga.
Motivation & self-discipline as both a method and fruit of our yoga practice. Understand the meaning of core strength and how to teach your students to engage the core properly. Explore inversions & how to practice them safely (facing fear, the flight or fight response). How to stay motivated as a teacher, make your practice sustainable and encourage motivation in others.
Restore & Review
Practicing & learning to teach restorative yoga, meditation. Discuss and explore in more detail what it means to be of service to others.
Written and practical evaluation, and a discussion of how best to continue your yoga practice & journey beyond the course.