In our program, kosha work includes:
Smart Sequencing: The proper order of pose placement with in a class, how to sequence a class with a peak pose or for an area of the physical body. How to sequence classes for beginner to advanced populations.
In depth Pose breakdown: Deepen your understanding of safe & effective Yoga Postures. Understanding how to modify physical postures for varying physical conditions and body types. Explore the “kramas” of each posture, how to take the traditional Yoga Posture and make in more or less intense based on the population you will be teaching.
Anatomy of your Energy Body: Education about sequences and instruction in how to sequence with regard to the Energy Anatomy, including Chakras & Pranavayus. Learn which postures activate which chakra and pranavayu.
Pranayama (Breath Techniques): This includes personal breath work exploration, learning the physical/emotional effects of varying breath techniques, how to incorporate pranayama into classes and how to teach pranayama.
Mudra (Yogic Hand Gestures): Mudras are Yoga Postures for your hands. Similar to full body asanas such as Warrior 1. Mudras can have profound effects on the physical, emotional and mental body. This training includes personal mudra exploration, learning the physical/emotional effects of varying mudras, how to incorporate mudras into classes and how to teach mudra.
Yoga Philosophy: We will explore two foundation texts from the Yoga Tradition, The Yoga Sutras and the Gita, and learn how the teachings from these ancient’s texts are applicable to living a life filled with ease and joy in the modern world.
Meditation: Develop your personal meditation practice. Receive access to over 100 dfferent guided meditations. Practice and learn how to deliver or create your own Yoga Nidra.
Yoga Teaching Pedagogy: Learn how to teach Yoga. Develop your “teacher voice”, learn and practice how to effectively deliver good physical and energy cues, practice teach every part of a traditional Yoga class and discuss common issues Yoga teachers encounter.