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200 Hour YTT: YogaWorks Vinyasa Flow, Level One

November 23 –
  December 22, 2020
Bali

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We are always thrilled to be heading back to the sacred land of Bali, known as Island of the Gods. Set at the base of an inactive volcano, Mount Batukaru, our majestic location serves as both a backdrop and platform for deeper, spiritual transformation. Blessed with the surround sound and beauty of the rainforest, every day is an invitation to visit hot springs, waterfalls, trek through rice terraces or visit the famous temple, Pura Luhur Batukaru. The Balinese people in our local village also welcome us to participate in local, cultural ceremonies.

Such a pristine area makes it naturally conducive for an organic garden. Healthy, vegetarian meals are served three times a day, though we also cater to non-vegetarian alike. Water is so clean and fresh from mountain springs and rivers that it sources the 20m pool before flowing through to the outlying rice paddies. In 2012, this beautiful area of Bali became part of the UNESCO World Heritage site.

We insist on a 30-day program to sink deeper into the teachings, that is, a lived practice both on and off the mat. It also allows us much needed time to enjoy Bali. Otherwise, why travel all that way? It is through consistency of practice and the supportive community we cultivate that students leave with a remarkable level of confidence to teach.

Our program is special in that it includes retreat and workshop days. Activities may include snorkeling at the nearby islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida (tide and weather permitting), a trip to Ubud, electric bike or hiking through the famous terraced rice fields, sound healing, cacao ceremony and much more.

 

Package Pricing Per Person Tier 1
If paid in full by June 1, 2020
Tier 2
If paid in full by July 1, 2020
Tier 3
After July 1, 2020
Triple $4,950 $5,150 $5,350
Triple Deluxe $5,050 $5,250 $5,450
Double $5,250 $5,450 $5,650
Double Deluxe $5,300 $5,500 $5,700
Single $5,850 $6,050 $6,250
Single Private Bath $6,000 $6,200 $6,400

Price includes:

  • Food and accommodations from November 23 (dinner) to check out (breakfast) on December 22, 2020
  • Complimentary airport transport on November 23 and December 22 only, and to and from activities
  • 3 vegetarian meals (add $160 for meat package)
  • All group excursions during the training which may include: a trip to Ubud, sound healing, cacao ceremony, snorkeling trip to Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida, hiking through the famous terrace rice fields, SUP Yoga, trip to the famous temple, Pura Luhur Batukaru
  • Closing ceremonies and blessing from a local priest
  • Gratuities

200 HOUR YOGAWORKS VINYASA FLOW YTT: FOUNDATIONAL COURSE, LEVEL 1

YogaWorks is credited by many as laying the foundation for Yoga in the United States. Respected yoga teachers including Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Annie Carpenter, Alexandria Crow, Saul David Raye, Max Strom, Bryon Kest, Erich Schiffman, and Kathryn Budig have all trained with YogaWorks.

The dynamic and conscious practice of asana is the cornerstone of our method. It is a blend of Ashtanga, Iyengar, and the teachings of Desikachar, coupled with a unique approach to sequencing that is specifically designed to meet the needs of the average yoga student.

Students who complete the 200 hour yoga teacher training program will :

  • Deepen their practice and understanding of yoga asana
  • Know how to structure and create a cohesive, well-rounded class
  • Acquire an understanding of yoga philosophy and how to live yoga on and off the mat
  • Build relationships with highly experienced yoga teachers
  • Have the confidence and tools to begin teaching yoga
  • Be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level
  • Have a life changing experience built on community support, authentic relating, and personal transformation

The foundational (200-hour) program is ideal for serious students and aspiring teachers. It is recognized by Yoga Alliance and comprises three areas of study: The Theory and Practice of Yoga, Yoga Philosophy and The Art of Teaching.

The Theory and Practice of Yoga

The curriculum will include a comprehensive study of the foundations, techniques, and mechanics of fundamental yoga postures with an emphasis on deepening the student’s personal practice and recognizing and honoring it as the source for inspiration and creative teaching.

Topics include:

  • Intensive asana study
  • Functional anatomy and physiology, subtle body anatomy
  • Introduction to several meditation and mindfulness techniques
  • Principles and practice of pranayama
  • Overview of subtle body/chakra system

Yoga Philosophy

Over 2,000 years ago, the sage Patanjali described the process of Yoga and movement toward peace and Higher Consciousness in his treatise, “The Yoga Sutras.” Our interactive discussions take an interesting, contemporary and practical approach at examining sutras as they apply to every day life, that is, the struggles of modern life  within the context of relationships. The residential format is unique in that we are given infinite opportunities to apply these philosophical underpinnings to our 30-day experience while in community. This will transform not only your asana practice but also your life practice, providing tools on how to truly engage in the world both as incredible teachers and humans. Authentic relating cultivates a more refined skillset for deeper connection.

The Art of Teaching

The art of teaching is a form of yoga in itself requiring sensitivity, compassion, and practice. A teacher must encourage and inspire, and be sensitive to both the needs of individuals and those of the group. During this course, the practical and subtle aspects involved in teaching include:

  • How to teach mindfully and effectively
  • Use of voice, language and cues, body language
  • The art and science of sequencing
  • How to shape the teachings to suit all practitioners rather than a one-shape-fits-all approach
  • The purpose and use of props: when, where and why it is appropriate to use props (or not)
  • Hands on adjustments-the value of different types of touch and when is it appropriate or not to add touch to group teaching
  • Practice teaching and constructive feedback to leave with confidence and skills to teach

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a diploma and letter of completion that  can be used to register with Yoga Alliance at the RYT-200 level and share with prospective employers. Completion of this program also qualifies students for admission into YogaWorks’ 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Professional Program and opens the door to career opportunities at YogaWorks and YogaWorks’ worldwide network of partner studios.

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Testimonial

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I can’t say enough wonderful things about my experience as a student in the YogaWorks 2015 teacher training in Bali with Alicia Cheung and Oliver Reinsch. Before entering the training, I had heard that doing a YTT was “life changing”. I prefer to use the word “life enhancing”… because what this magical month did was bring out all the very best parts of me that were hidden below the surface. Alicia and Oliver aren’t just skillful and compassionate teachers…they are beautiful and soulful human beings. It was clear from day one that they love what they do…. they brought so much spirit, laughter, love, intelligence, and honesty to every day of the training. In addition to Alicia and Oliver’s support, we all had the support of our fellow teachers-in-training… truly an amazing group, and I’m so grateful that we all continue to support each other to this day. The remote, natural setting of our peaceful resort in the mountains of Bali was ideal to do this level of deep work. I honestly never believed I would be ready to teach after one month, but thanks to them and the YogaWorks method of teaching, I left knowing that I had all the tools and confidence I needed to excel as a yoga teacher. I am so grateful to have been able to participate in this experience, and wouldn’t hesitate to train with them again! They’re awesome!
Melinda D.
NYC
Bali 200 Hr YTT.

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