Summer 200-Hour Basic Certification Teacher Training

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If you have weekday time open and want your weekends for other summer activities, this teacher training format might be perfect for you. The Summer Training is unique and encourages participants to dive wholeheartedly into their own practice, practice teaching and class observations in order to further their own development in yoga, and to gain practical insight into teaching technique, methodology and style.

Each training session includes theory, postural practice, breathing practice, meditation, relaxation, discussion and teaching practicum. Main presentations and classes are taught by Raji Thron, with assistance from Yoga Synthesis™ Staff Teachers and graduates.

Yoga Alliance Registration – The Yoga Synthesis™ Teacher Training is registered with Yoga Alliance and meets the minimum Yoga Alliance requirement of 200 hours. Upon completion of all requirements, trainees receive a Certificate which can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for registration.

What Participants Will Learn -
•Yoga practices of various traditions: postural, breathing, meditation and relaxation
•Basic Yoga Philosophy, Psychology, Ayurveda and yogic health practices
•Teaching methodology, ethics, technique and style
•Anatomy and physiology related to yoga practices
•The practice and teaching of fundamental yoga postures, alignment, variations and modifications and sequencing
•The practice and teaching of fundamental breathing techniques, breath sequencing and meditation
•Essential Sanskrit terms and mantras commonly associated with yogic practices and yoga philosophy

Location – The Yoga Synthesis Basic Certification Summer Teacher Training  will meet at Yoga Synthesis™, 225 North Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446. 

Weekday Course Time - 11:30am to 5:30pm
*Section 1: Intensive on Gentle breath-based, yin, Restorative, Recuperative Yoga and Meditation
*Section 2: Intensive on Alignment-based Yoga Technique and Practice, Pranayama, Prop Tricks and hands-on adjustment
*Section 3: Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga Intensive
*Section 4: Intensive on Yoga Synthesis- Creative Integration, Teaching Practicum and Mentorship. 

Additional hours-Two extra days = 12 hours for testing
30 classes = 45 hours ( 6 Gentle Restorative Classes, 6 level 1 Classes, 6 mixed Classes, 6 Vinyasa Classes, 6 Ashtanga classes); Practice Teaching = 8 hours; Reading, etc. = 7 hours; 4 class assists= 8hours.

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Application – An application may be obtained at the Yoga Synthesis studio (201-818-9642) or online.