Our Specialized Advanced Teacher Training (for 300hr RYT) is formulated through smaller units to allow you to mix and match according to your own areas of interest. The Mahatma Within is a REQUIRED UNIT. The yogi then chooses 3 other modules. Modules may be taken back-to-back when scheduled that way. Check in here and on our Facebook Fan page for the upcoming available units:
The Mahatma Within: Mantra, Mudra, Meditation & the Mind (REQUIRED MODULE: 125 hours)
Slow Motion: Yin Yoga Training (60 hours)
Yoga’s Sister Science: Coupling Asana & Ayurveda (50 hours)
Yoga Touch: Artful Adjustments, Assists & Anatomy (50 hours)
Restore & Receive: Compassionate Restorative Yoga (50 hours)
Chakra Flow: Vinyasa Sequencing Through the Subtle Body (60 hours)
To complete the Yoga Alliance 300 hour certificate, students must accumulate 300 hours through Yoga Alliance CEU designated workshops and modules. You have 5 years to complete the program. More options are coming soon! See program descriptions below.
SLOW MOTION: YIN YOGA TRAINING (60 hour module)
This training is one module of the advanced level certification through the Caribe Yoga Academy. The student must complete three elective modules to finish their advanced level training plus the required Mahatma Within Module. Join us in the gorgeous South Caribbean for a journey inward to Yoga’s quiet practice of Yin Yoga. There will be adequate time for practice, observation, theory and analysis of Yin shapes. In addition, explore important variations in physical anatomy and work with sequencing for quiet styles of asana. You will also dive into the study of subtle aspects of anatomy and the soft art of assisting your students in stillness. Surrender, stretch, open and turn inward with us in a luscious tropical setting.
- Returning to Surrender
- Fundamentals of Yin Yoga
- Anatomical Variations
- Sequencing for Yin Yoga
- Yin vs. Restorative Yoga
- Alignment Principles
- Anatomy of Muscles and Fascia
- Yin & Yang Tissues
- Physiology of Tissues
- Meridian Theory
- Chakra Theory
- Assisting the Quiet Practices
- And more!
YOGA’S SISTER SCIENCE: COUPLING ASANA & AYURVEDA (50 hour module)
This training is one module of the advanced level certification through the Caribe Yoga Academy. The student must complete three modules to finish their advanced level training. Plunge deeper into the basics of Ayurvedic science, and more specifically, how to apply these concepts to asana practice and in becoming a more effective guide and teacher on the mat. This program invites you to truly live your practice! Learn tools for cultivating a healthy body and mind through the daily practice of an Ayurvedic lifestyle and nutrition, dharma talks, and encouragement to come into rhythm with nature.
- Connect with the five elements
- Deepen your understanding of the Doshas and the Gunas
- Ayurvedic and Anatomic study of the seven Dhatus, three wastes and thirteen channels
- The role of Agni
- Marmani points
- Subtle Anatomy: Nadis and somatic connections to the organs
- And more!
YOGA TOUCH: ARTFUL ADJUSTMENTS, ASSISTS & ANATOMY (50 hour module)
This training is one module of the advanced level certification through the Caribe Yoga Academy. The student must complete three modules to finish their advanced level training.Get comfortable and confident with your assists and adjustments! This course offers plenty of time for hands on exploration as well as guiding you through the ethics of, anatomy of and types of touch. Nothing can make or break a yoga class experience quicker than a teacher’s touch: learn to make yours kind, supportive and confident.
- Ethics of touch
- Types of Touch
- When to be hands on and when to be hands off
- Yoga Assists Playshop
- Touch and Trauma
- Intro to Myofascial Release
- Reiki Level I
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Kinesiology of Asana
- The Nervous System & Neuromuscular Principles
- Subtle Anatomy and the Aura
- Therapeutic Yoga options
- Yoga with Props
- And more!
THE MAHATMA WITHIN: MANTRA, MUDRA, MEDITATION & THE MIND (125 hour module)
This training is one module of the advanced level certification through the Caribe Yoga Academy. The student must complete three modules to finish their advanced level training. Explore the power of the mind and how to cultivate the life and practice that best serves you and your students. It is often said that the best gift we can ever give or receive is true presence; learn how to live more frequently in THIS one precious, present moment. Cultivate gratitude, compassion, joy and a sense of peacefulness to better serve yourself and others.
- Mantra, Vibration, Bhav, Kirtan
- Positive Communication and CommUNITY Development
- Stillness and Surrender
- Cacao Ceremony
- Body Language and Asana
- The Anatomy of The Brain
- The Nervous System
- Your Brain on Yoga: Studies in The Science of Yoga
- The Muscle of the Soul
- Meditation Techniques
- The Power of Silence
- The Bhagavad Gita
- Sanskrit Language
- and more!