Modules A & B
270 hours consisting of Levels 1 and 2, Experiential Anatomy and Physiology, Modules A (or equivalent), and B
For a description of Level 1, click here.
For a description of Level 2, click here.
For a description of Anatomy and Physiology, click here.
Note: Participants must complete Level 1 before taking Module A. Levels 1, 2, & Module A (or equivalent) must be completed before taking Module B. Experiential Anatomy and Physiology is required beginning January 2013.
Module A: Basic Yoga Teaching
Duration: 8 days (66 hours)
Learn to lead a process-based therapeutic yoga class and develop your verbal skills to language the experience accurately and with confidence. Practice using this language to guide your students in experiencing the physical aspects of each posture as well as the internal process and awareness.
- Learn benefits, physical and metaphysical attributes, body mechanics and anatomy, alignment, precautions and contraindications for each posture.
- Create yoga experiences that support your students in trusting their own body-mind wisdom.
- Lead an experience that helps your students identify and use what was brought to their awareness.
- Learn two integrated class routines including warm-ups, breathwork (pranayama), standing and floor postures, meditation and integration process.
Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1. Minimum of one year of consistent yoga practice. Credit may be given to certified yoga teachers.
Duration: 8 days (84 hours)
This module has a 6-month post-residential component in which the student will engage in a 9-week online immersion of each theme, as well as to complete 1 video of a 90-minute Phoenix Rising Yoga-themed class. Participation in and completion of these post-program assignments is mandatory for certification.
- Further develop your skills in leading a dual process that focuses on both the physical experience as well as the inner therapeutic experience of your class participants.
- Practice giving clear posture directions that offer students an open-ended experience.
- Learn to create thematic approaches to your classes and to adapt your class to accommodate different populations, settings and styles of yoga.
- Discover how Rogerian educational practice applies to the Phoenix Rising Approach.
- Lead an integrative process that invites students to take what they learn on the mat and put it into action in their everyday lives.
- Learn how to utilize yogic concepts in non-prescriptive applications.
- Build a market for your business and learn how to network effectively.
Prerequisite: Completion of Levels 1 and 2, Module A or equivalent credit.