Teacher Training

16-Hour Functional Yoga Teacher Training
(Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Accredited) 
Exercises for Chronic Pain and Learn to Prevent Yoga Injury 

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Have you ever wondered how to manage yoga injury as a practitioner and a teacher? Or how conditioning and rehabilitation exercises can be incorporated into your daily yoga practice? This yoga teacher training is designed to broaden your understanding of functional anatomy and empowering your yoga practice with greater body awareness. We invite RYT200 yoga teachers to join this course.

Our Speakers: 

@katherineleeyoga (E-RYT500, IYC2017 Champion) 

@chadphysio (Founder of O2 Wellness & Physiotherapist)

@kath_physiogi (Physiotherapist and RYT200)

You Will Learn: 

Day 1: The Fundamentals and Asanas 

  • Advanced Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Body 

  • Asana Analysis with the Application of Functional Anatomy 

 

Day 2: Common Chronic Pain and Yoga Injuries

  • Common Chronic Pain and their Relationship with Daily Postural Alignment 

  • Common Causes of Yoga Injuries 

  • Integration of Conditioning and Rehabilitation Exercises to Yoga Practices

  • How to Address Student Injury and Pain in Class 

Katherine Lee
Kathryn
Chad Chan

Training Details: 

🗓️ Dates: 10 July - 11 July 2021

⏰ Time: 09:00 -18:00

📍 Location: SUKHA Yoga & Wellness, Flat A 11/F Winning Centre 46-48 Wyndham Street Central

💰 Application Fee: $4480 (Regular Price)

                                $3584 (Early Bird Price                                                  Before 8 June)

200-Hour Ascension Yoga Teacher Training

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This Yoga Alliance certified teacher training provides a solid foundation to teach yoga, inspire others, and deepen your own personal practice. This training focuses on providing students with applied knowledge of anatomy, alignment, and a deep focus on yoga philosophy. This course will help you to bring out your creativity, find your voice, and to give you the confidence to teach, educate, and inspire students from a powerful yoga foundation. This training is appropriate for the serious student who would like to start teaching yoga, as well as the student who would like to deepen their own knowledge & personal practice. You will come away with a deeper understanding of the physical and spiritual side of yoga that combines together to create an exceptional yoga teacher.

16-Hour Yoga Wheel Teacher Training

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This yoga wheel teacher training program offers a new glimpse of how yoga practice can be ascended. Introducing a variety of approaches to how a yoga wheel can be brought into our yoga practice, the training program aims at helping students to develop a better awareness of their bodies. The ultimate goal is that not only can teachers benefit from using yoga wheels in their practice, but they also can assist their students to enjoy yoga wheels effectively and safely. 

This course demonstrates different approaches to using a yoga wheel to assist, deepen, and better our yoga practice. The yoga wheel provides additional assistance in expanding and stretching, it also helps students of different levels to achieve a better awareness of their body. With regular practice, it will be able to help the beginner to intermediate yoga partitioners to get into more challenging postures; it can also increase the range of motion in the spine, shoulders, and hips. The unique design of the yoga wheels provides comfortable support to our back, the rounded shape of it can also be used to offer additional challenges to our balancing pose. 

 

The versatility of the yoga wheel has made it one of the most popular trends of yoga props. With correct guidance and monitoring, students will be able to explore greater dimensions in yoga asanas. 

 

Namaste.

200-Hour Ascension Yoga Teacher Training

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This Yoga Alliance certified teacher training provides a solid foundation to teach yoga, inspire others, and deepen your own personal practice. The focus of this training is to provide students with applied knowledge of anatomy, alignment, and assists with a deep focus on yoga philosophy. This course will help you to bring out your creativity, find your voice, and to give you the confidence to teach, educate, and inspire students from a powerful yoga foundation. This training is appropriate for the serious student who would like to start teaching yoga, as well as the student who would like to deepen their own knowledge & personal practice. You will come away with a deeper understanding of the physical and spiritual side of yoga that combines together to create an exceptional yoga teacher.

  

Syllabus

Yoga Philosophy, History, and Classifications

 

Honor and connect to the roots of Yoga. The development of Yoga from the pre-Vedic period to the modern-day. Major works including the Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita. Introduction of influential yogis in history.

 

- What is Yoga 

- History of Yoga - Pre-classical to Modern

- Four Main Branches of Yoga

- The Eight Limbs

- The Three Bodies and Five Sheaths

- Seven Chakras and Kundalini Yoga

 

Anatomy and Physiology

 

Introduction to the human body systems and fascia, including benefits and contraindications related to Yoga. Understanding human energy pathways and the flow of prana through nadis.

 

- Different Components of Body

- Body Motion & Movement

- The Skeletal System

- The Muscular System

- The Respiratory System

- The Cardiovascular System

- The Digestive System

- Relationship between Breathing and Muscle/Joint Movement

- Anatomy of Human Body and Common Asanas

 

The Science of Hatha Yoga

 

Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. Cultivate awareness and build a more inclusive and customized environment. Learn the benefits of deep stretching and relaxation, as well as pranayama. Learn the traditional system in the practice of asanas (postures) and pranayama (breathing) to bring peace to the body and mind and to prepare for meditation.

 

- Origins & Key Concepts

- Asanas

- Pranayama

- Bandhas

- Mudras

 

Asanas & Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutation) 

 

Asana is traditionally defined as a “seat.” Most commonly, it is the seated posture used for meditation. Nowadays, the term is used for any physical posture of Hatha Yoga. It is the third limb of Patanjali’s eightfold path of ashtanga, following the yamas and niyamas.

 

- Classification of Asanas & Application

(including standing, sitting, backward bend, forward bend & twisting poses)

- Inversion Poses

- Explanation of Alignments and Adjustment of Asanas 

- Understanding Different Types of Asanas and their Applications

- Correct Alignment & Sequencing

- Application of Props to Facilitate Students of Various  Levels

- Surya Namaskara

Shatkarma


Shat Kriyas or Yogic cleansing processes are an integral part of Yoga that helps eliminate accumulated toxins from the body system. Kriyas help prepare the body and condition it for the practice of yoga asana and pranayama.

 

- JalaNeti

- Sutra Neti 

- VamanaDhauti

- VarisaraDhauti

- Nauli

- Trataka

- Kapalbhati

 

Pranayama & Meditation

 

Pranayama is a type of breathing technique that involves controlling breathing, with the goal to withdraw the senses from the outside world. 


Meditation is a practice to increase awareness in the here and now without imposing habitual judgment. It is a practice of concentration with the focus on a sound, an object, visualization, on the breath or movement or attention itself. It also aids in stress reduction leading to relaxation and thus enhances personal and spiritual growth.

- What is Pranayama and its benefits?

- Types of Pranayama

- Pranayama Techniques

- Understand the Importance of Meditation

- The Physiological and Psychological Effects of Meditation

- Meditation Methods

 

Mantras, Chants, and Prayers

 

A mantra is a sacred word, sound, or phrase, usually in Sanskrit, which is believed to have spiritual and psychological power. Mantra yoga uses repetition and chanting of mantras to encourage the mind to enter a meditative state. Chanting mantras can change the vibration within to evoke a higher level of consciousness.

- What are Mantras?

- Why Do We Chant?

- What is Om/Aum?

- Deity Mantras (Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra, Ganesha, and more)

 

Teaching Methodology and Lesson Planning

 

Learn the necessary procedures and different techniques to teach yoga through clear instructions and a systematic teaching methodology. A firm grasp of the principles, practices, and procedures involved in teaching yoga classes. 

 

- Lesson Design and Planning

- Setting Up and Designing a Sequence

- Creating a Balanced Sequence

- Timing of Different Sequences

- Demonstration vs Instructions

- Giving Instructions

- Ethical Guidelines for Yoga Teachers

- Finding Your Most Suitable Teaching Style