300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

300  Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

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This hands-on, in-depth, and advanced training is designed to take your yoga practice and teaching to the next level. You will be expertly guided by Paula Heitzner, Patty Holmes, and Susan J. Wright--3 Master Yoga Instructors, with a combined 100 years of yoga teaching experience.

In this 300 Hour Training, you will build upon foundational competencies learned in your 200hr training by deepening your knowledge of yoga, refining your teaching style, and honing in on your authentic voice.

Each of our modules is experiential, hands-on and in-depth. This material fosters an enhanced understanding and experience as compared to the content of your school's RYS 200 or foundational Techniques, Training and Practice sessions.

1. Techniques, Training and Practice:
Restorative Yoga

2. Teaching Methodology:
Sequencing, Part 2
Teaching with a Theme, Part 2
Refining Your Teaching Perspectives
Voice Development and Communication Skills
Yoga For Men
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting.
Qualities of a teacher, teaching styles and the student learning process
Business aspects of teaching yoga* (including marketing and legal).

3. Anatomy and Physiology:
Anatomy and Physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.)
Energetic Anatomy and Physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.).
Includes both the study of Anatomy and Physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).
Pre-natal Physiology,
Psoas Care,
Understanding the Core,
Sacroiliac Care,
Shoulder Wellness,
Neck Care,
Healthy Movement Patterns

4. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teacher
Further and deeper study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita) than what was included in your school's RYS 200 syllabus content.
Rajanaka Philosophy Part 2
Mythic Consciousness
Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma.
Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher – student relationships and community.
Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others through yoga (seva).

5. Practicum:
Practice teaching as the lead instructor
Receiving and giving feedback
Hands-on assists
Observing other teachers teach

Weekend Workshops with renowned visiting instructors will satisfy remaining hours. Info to follow.

In order to participate in the full 300-Hour you must have completed a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training from a Registered Yoga School (RYS) and have at least 2 years of consistent yoga practice.

About Wainwright House Yoga Training Academy:
Wainwright House Yoga Training Academy provides inspired students the chance to enrich their lives, expand their minds and join in the community of the heart.

Wainwright House rests upon five beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Milton Harbor and the Marshland Conservancy in Rye, NY. It is an idyllic spot to fully immerse yourself in your yoga training.

Patty Holmes, Advanced E-RYT500
Patty is the owner of Yoga Garden in White Plains, NY, where her students range in age from 6-93. She has been a student of yoga since 1974, a teacher since 1998. Her approach to yoga is simple: "Practicing with full attention in the body is advanced yoga, no matter how simple the pose. Practicing with a scattered mind is beginning yoga, no matter how difficult the pose."

Paula Heitzner, Advanced E-RYT500
Paula Heitzner has been involved with movement her entire life. Beginning as a dancer, she owned her own dance studio at the age of 16. Paula has been teaching yoga for over 45 years. She started her training with the esteemed Blanche DeVries, long considered one of the pioneers in bringing yoga to the United States along with her husband Pierre Bernard.
Paula is a master yoga teacher widely recognized by her peers, and well known for owning and operating Nyack’s first, and longest running yoga studio. Paula is a certified advanced Kripalu Yoga Teacher E-RYT500. She is one of the earliest members of the Yoga Alliance and a board member-at-large for the for Yoga Teachers Association (YTA), and is responsible for writing their monthly memo. Paula has graduated a minimum of 150 certified yoga teachers through her teacher certification program. Paula is skilled in Iyengar, Siddha, Sivananda and the Intergral methods of Hatha Yoga. In addition to these Eastern techniques, she has studied the western mind-body modalities including; Reichian Work, The Alexander technique, Ideo-Kinesis, Polarity, Bio-Energetics and Continuum. Her classes are a synergy of the best of Eastern and Western ideologies. It would be a disservice to describe her teaching as one form or another, but a unique, classically informed evolution of all the previously mentioned techniques. She is a regular guest master teacher at various yoga studios around the country. Her students have travelled with her to India and Bali on yoga retreats.

Susan J. Wright, Advanced E-RYT500, LMT, LCSW-R
Susan J. Wright, LMT, LCSW-R, E-RYT created and directs the Birth of Venus Center for Yoga and Healing. She is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher, Gestalt Psychotherapist and Reflexologist. She is also a licensed Massage Therapist and Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience in the body/mind/spirit healing professions and the author of the book, The Chakras in Shamanic Practice: Eight Stages of Healing and Transformation, published by Inner Traditions books.

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Date: August 11, 2019

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