NEW CLASS FORMING NOW! One Weekend a Month for 10 months, starting in January 2013.
View the 2012 brochure (PDF)
Consider Shakti’s Practice Enrichment/Teacher Training
Shakti Yoga offers a comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training**. Shakti’s teaching style is an eclectic mix of traditional hatha, vinyasa flow, yin yoga and ayurveda. Our program is designed to provide students with a solid foundation for teaching. This program is also appropriate for any student desiring to explore a deeper immersion into personal yoga practice. Shakti invites you to consider this opportunity to refine your understanding of postures, enhance healthy lifestyle choices, explore cultural origins of yoga, and acquire skills for daily centering and inner balance.
* The Ashtanga…8 Limbs of Yoga
- Yamas: universal laws
- Niyamas: personal observances
- Asana: physical postures
- Pranayama: breathing practice
- Pratyahara: mastery of physical senses
- Dharana: concentration
- Dhyana: meditation
- Samadhi: transcendence
* Vedic Origins of Yoga Practice
* Practical Applications of Physical Anatomy
* Introductions to: Subtle Anatomy, Ayurveda, & Spiritual Aspects of Yoga
* Teaching Methods including:
- Designing content formats & posture sequences for yoga classes
- Developing presentation skills in articulation and demonstration
- Fusing physical exertion with reverence and introspection
- Integrating yoga into health-based professions (nursing, physical therapy, etc.)
* Special Research Focus
* Practice Teaching
* BONUS: Unlimited Yoga Classes at Shakti for the duration of your training program
** Shakti’s Yoga Teacher Training is designed in accordance with the 200 hour requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance. We are a Yoga Alliance registered and approved school.
From the teacher training director…
It’s my honor to work with you in this very special program. Yoga is a practice which
blooms in unique expression for each person who celebrates it. It opens a door
through which we move beyond our current limitations of body and perceived identity,
continuously unfolding into our true natures, our authentic Selves. In this 10 month
adventure, we will delve into realms of philosophy, athleticism, history, and revelatory awe.
In addition to your mat, bring a willingness for personal surprise, intrigue, and simple
Yours in the practice of teaching,
Time: One weekend a month. Time TBA.
Dates: TBA. One Weekend a month.
Teachers: Krista Freymann, Toni Zuper (Teacher Training Director), and other guest instructors and facilitators.
Cost: $2300. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: ONLY $2000 if Paid in Full by November 1, 2012.
Register ONLINE via Paypal:
Pay $800 Deposit via Paypal
Leaves of Absence
Due to medical disability, a leave of absence will be granted. In the event of a leave of absence, the student will have to reapply for the next available session and pay the difference, if any, of any remaining tuition.
Attendance and Tardiness
100% attendance is required. Any missed hours will have to be made up before graduation. All hours must be documented accurately. If the instructor must spend extra time with the student to make up information missed, the student will be assessed a $45.00 per hour fee due at time of make up. Students who fail to keep make up times and/or who fail to pay the fee will be dismissed. Tardiness will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal.
All classes will start on time and students are expected to be present and ready to participate at the appointed starting time. Please be present 5 minutes early.
Students are expected to notify school if they intend to withdraw from the program. Cancellation of classes may occur. All students will be notified of any change or cancellation. Additional Saturdays, or weekends would be added near the end of the program if a cancellation was necessary.
All Students desiring to attend a Yoga teacher training program will make a $800 deposit to secure their position in the school. The remaining balance shall be paid one month prior to the Yoga training program unless other financial agreements have been made between all parties. In the event of extreme circumstance such as illness or death of a family member all deposits shall be returned with proof of situation such as doctor’s note etc. Otherwise the initial deposits are non-refundable.
Anyone choosing to break their commitment to training is permitted to use any given monies in form of deposits or payments to Shakti Yoga for upcoming trainings, classes or workshops. Credit will have no expiration date and may be used anytime.