1-Year Course

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The Inspira Yoga 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training takes place over 1-year.  The course comprises of 6 weekends in London and a final week in Spain.

2017-2018 Course Dates

Weekend 1: 3-4 June 2017 (London)

Weekend 2: 5-6 August 2017 (London)

Weekend 3: 7-8 October 2017 (London)

Weekend 4: 2-3 December 2017 (London)

Weekend 5: 20-21 January 2018 (London)

Weekend 6: 31 March – 1 April 2018 (London)

Intensive: 19-26 May 2018 (Spain)

During the program, trainees will learn, practice, and teach the following:

  • Mixed levels of Ashtanga yoga, Vinyasa flow, Restorative, Acro yoga and self-practice
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques) / Meditation / Chanting (Bhakti yoga)
  • Yoga anatomy / physiology including subtle body e.g. chakras
  • Yoga history and philosophy e.g. yoga sutras, eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga
  • Yogic and conscious living in theory and practice / Yogic diet
  • Teaching methodology and adjustments / Sanskrit names of asanas
  • Kriya (Cleansing)
  • How to develop intention and meaning to the practice
  • Business and ethics of yoga / Qualities of a yoga instructor
LONDON VENUE:

The London weekends take place at The Light Centre in Moorgate.  The studio address is: 114 London Wall, London EC2M 5QA and here is a google map of the studio.  The closest tube stations are Moorgate, Liverpool Street and Bank.

SPAIN VENUE:

The final week of the course takes place in Southern Spain at the beautiful Cortijo Caseria Del Mercado, a small organic farm high in the Alpujarras mountains of Andalucia.  Both shared and single accommodation is offered.

In addition to the huge array of fruit and vegetables grown on site the farm has goats, horses and a peacock breeding sanctuary and the farm produces its own organic olive oil. Not only is the cortijo a working farm, it has been adapted as a retreat center with traditional Spanish accommodation, a natural mineral water swimming pool and two yoga shalas, one indoor and one outdoor.

The local area is fantastic hiking country with spectacular mountain views and isolated “white villages”.  The closest major cities include Granada, Almeria, Jaen and Malaga. The closest airport, Granada, is one hour away from the venue. The closest town to the venue is Orgiva.  Inspira Yoga will provide transfers from Orgiva to the farmhouse.

For more information on the farmhouse and area go to: www.cortijolacaseria.com.

1-Year Course Sample Timetable

London Weekends (there will be 6 of these):

Saturday

  • 09:00-11:30 – Asana, Pranayama & Meditation (taught class)
  • 11.30-13:00 – Lecture: What is yoga?
  • 13:00-14:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00-16:00 – Lecture: Yamas & Niyamas
  • 16:00-18:00 – Teaching methodology and teaching practice
  • 18:00-19:00 – Chanting

Sunday

  • 09:00-11:30 – Asana, Pranayama & Meditation (taught class)
  • 11.30-13:00 – Asana structuring and sequencing
  • 13:00-14:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00-16:00 – Lecture: Yoga anatomy and physiology
  • 16:00-18:00 – Teaching methodology and teaching practice

Final 8 days in Spain:

Daily

  • 07:00-10:00 – Asana, Pranayama & Meditation (taught class)
  • 10:00-11:00 – Vegetarian Breakfast
  • 11.00-13:00 – Lecture
  • 13:00-15:00 – Vegetarian Lunch
  • 15:00-16:00 – Lecture
  • 16:00-18:00 – Teaching methodology and teaching practice
  • 18:00-19:00 – Chanting
  • 19:00-20:00 – Vegetarian Dinner

The final week long intensive in Spain will be dedicated to refining your teaching skills, more in-depth study of yogic philosophy and the final observed practicums.  In addition, it will be the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle surrounded by like-minded fellow yoga teacher trainees.

 

Yoga Alliance RYS 200 logo (2015 version)

Payment

The total cost of the course is £2,500:

  • 6 weekends of study in London (works out at £250 per weekend)
  • 7 days study in Spain (works out at £1,000)
  • £2,500 TOTAL

This includes:

  • Training, Yoga Alliance Certificate & study materials
  • Transfers in Spain from Orgiva to the farmhouse where the final 8 days of the course will take place
  • All meals in Spain
  • Shared accommodation in Spain

For more information on course payment, please email us at InspiraYogaUK@gmail.com

Photos:

Photos & videos from the current 2017-2018 training which will finish in May 2018
Photos & videos from the 2016-2017 training which finished in May 2017

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