LAVENDER KOI YOGA

TEACHER TRAINING

2019-2020

“You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.” ~ Anonymous

Our goal for this program is to educate individuals to become the best yoga teachers.

As a reputable, award-winning yoga studio we pride ourselves in our sacred study.  Therefore, we want to continue to uphold our values by only letting dedicated yoga instructors through our YTT Program. These graduates will be a representation of our school. Those interested in becoming an exceptional yoga teacher must come to one of our info sessions and give us an opportunity to get to know you before signing up for the program.

At Lavender Koi Yoga we take our trainings to a higher level of education. We want each student to step into their own and shine with purpose and truth. The only way to do that for a student preparing to enlighten the world is to teach you everything you need in order to be a well-rounded instructor. We will provide each trainee with knowledge and show you your strengths within, not to just be the best yoga teacher, but to be the best version of yourself. We will give you the confidence needed to excel right out of the gate and make Lavender Koi Yoga proud to call you our family.

Info Session Dates:

August 30th, 2019 ~ 7pm

September 27th, 2019 ~7pm

Outline of Syllabus

The Asanas (yoga poses)                                                 Meditation

The Art of Teaching                                                         Sequencing and The Language of Yoga 

History of Yoga                                                               The Business of Yoga

Ethics                                                                            Pranayama

Philosophy                                                                     Anatomy

Eight Limbs of Yoga                                                        Theme a class

Dharma Talks (Satsang)                                                  Hands on Adjustments

Variations of Poses                                                         Lineages of Yoga

Health Benefits of Yoga                                                   Mindfulness

Intro to Chakras                                                             Mantra

Reiki                                                                             Human Conditioning (cognitive behavior)

All subjects will be thoroughly covered over an 8-month period. Each yoga teacher trainee will receive a binder containing the breakdown of each subject in YT syllabus along with other important handouts and info pertaining to the program.

Lavender Koi Yoga’s Teacher Training will be guided by:

Gwyn Heusser, 200hr. E-RYT Owner of Lavender Koi Yoga

“ From my first yoga class I knew I had to become a teacher. I instantly fell in love with the practice. It was another way for me to fulfill my life. Even though I already loved yoga I had no idea how much until I went through yoga teacher training. I can honestly say it was one of the best and most profound experiences of my life. I will never forget the talks, the growth, the bonding, the letting go, the healing, the surrendering and so much more. It truly evolved me, making me become more than I could have possibly imagined. I wish the same for anyone who goes through YTT. Jessica Gonzales and I had never met before our YTT that we did together many years ago. We have remained friends and now we cannot wait to share with you

the transformative experience of Yoga Teacher Training!” ~ Gwyn

 

Jessica Gonzales, 200hr. E-RYT

“Taking yoga teacher training is the single best thing I ever did for myself. In all honesty it changed my life and made me the person I wanted to become. It gave me confidence, strength, and the opportunity to share spirituality with like-minded people. Yoga is an internal practice, it happens in your mind. It’s discipline and restraint, freedom and expression. If YTT is calling to you, follow

your heart and commit to yourself.” ~ Jessica

During the 8-month program teacher trainees will have the opportunity to be schooled by Instructors who specialize in various subjects of yoga. Giving each TT a higher level of understanding

about the specific subject.

 

Special Teacher Instruction By:

Jewels Cussac, 500hr. E-RYT ~ Anatomy

Dan Smith, 200hr. E-RYT ~ Pranayama

Katie Tucker, 200hr. RYT ~ Yin and Aromatherpay

Luke Carmen, 200hr. RYT ~ Bhakti Yoga

Adrienne Botti, 200hr. RYT and Licensed Next Generation Kids Yoga Teacher ~ Intro to Kids Yoga

More Special Instruction TBA

Teacher Training for those who don’t want to teach:

Teacher training is not just for those who want to teach. The program is for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the practice of yoga. It is a great way to deepen your practice and make it a way of living rather than something you do once or twice a week. It will evolve a home practice as well as awakening an understanding of the self.

 

 Why Our Teacher Training Program: 

Lavender Koi Yoga opened its doors to transform lives by teaching those to realize their full potential on and off their mats and awakening the soul. We not only teach this way of life, we live it. Yoga is the pathway to liberation. Sharing this knowledge and then sending fully realized teachers out into the world to spread their mastery is our work. As an award-winning yoga studio we will teach nothing less than excellence.

Teacher Training Schedule 2019-2020

October 

Friday, 11th will be an Introduction Meeting from 6pm-9pm

Sat. 12th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 13th, 11am-6pm

Sat. 26th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 27th, 11am-6pm

November

Sat. 16th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 17th, 11am-6pm

December

Sat. 14th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 15th, 11am-6pm

January

Sat. 25th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 26th, 11am-6pm

February

Sat. 8th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 9th, 11am-6pm

Sat. 29th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 1st, 11am-6pm (March)

March

Sat. 14th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 15th, 11am-6pm

Sat. 28h, 10am-7pm

Sun. 29th, 11am-6pm

April

Sat. 18th, 10am-7pm

Sun. 19th, 11am-6pm

May

Final Testing Weekend and Graduation

Sat. 2nd , 10am-7pm

Sun. 3rd, 11am-6pm

Every teacher trainee is required to make each day of training. We do understand though that life happens and if something comes up and you are not able to make a weekend or day we will work with you to catch you up on what you missed.

What you will need to purchase for training:

1. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

2. The Bhagavad Gita

3. Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Stephen Cope

4. Yoga Anatomy (will discuss the best ones during training)

5. A journal and notebook

 

Optional reading material:

1. The Upanishads

2. The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga by Amy Ippoliti & Taro Smith, PH.D.

3. Zen Keys by Thich Nhat Hanh

4. Paths to God by Ram Dass

5. Yoga Toolbox by Joseph and Lilian Le Page

6. Wheels of Life, The classic guide to the chakra system by Anodea Judith, PH.D.

 

What is required of you as a teacher in training?

1. Come to each day of teacher training.

2. Practice, Practice, Practice. Included in the YTT program is a membership to LKY.

3. Read and journal.

4. Complete all assignments.

5. Teach 2 full classes

6. Have an open mind and willingness to learn.

Your Yoga Tuition Investment

$2500.00 paid in full by 10/1/19 (cash or CC)

After 10/1, $2700.00

Payment Plan Available

1stDeposit due by 9/30 - $300.00

2ndDeposit due no later than first day of the program 10/11 - $300.00

The remaining balance of $1,900. will be automatically billed monthly over the next 8 months of $237.50. Starting on Nov. 11th, ending on June 11th.

Your yoga tuition investment includes Unlimited Yoga Classes during your teacher training.

Everyone must fill out a registration form.

Refund Policy: Deposits and tuitions are non-refundable after the teacher training has started. Only under extreme circumstances will a refund be considered. A request for a refund before YTT has started will have a $45.00 processing fee.

If for any reason the Teacher Training is canceled you will receive a full refund.

For any questions about our program contact Gwyn at lavenderkoiyoga@gmail.com.

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