Intensive Study - for students who want to deepen their practice with less commitment than Teacher Training. Recommended for students Level 2 and up.
- Want to study yoga in depth?
- Not interested in receiving a teacher training certificate?
- Don't have the time to commit to 10 full weekends?
- Welcome to Intensive Study!
You have the option to attend a 3-hour session during one or all of the following days of our Teacher Training, Saturday and Sunday.
Anatomy is taught on Saturdays, Philosophy is taught on Sundays, Pranayama is taught daily.
- April 7-8
- Starting a Home Practice / Intro to Anatomy / Intro to Yoga Philosophy
- Asana: Surya and Standing Poses
- April 21-22
- Intro to Anatomy Part 2, Pelvic Anatomy / Styles and History of Yoga
- Asana: Forward Bends
- May 5-6
- Pelvic Anatomy (cont.), Lower Extremity / Prana and Energetic Bodies
- Asana: Twists (Saturday), Hips (Sunday)
- May 19*
- Meditation / Karma Yoga / Mantras
- Asana: Restorative
- *Two 3-hour sessions on Saturday, No Sunday intensive
- June 9-10
- Spinal Anatomy / The Afflictions (Causes of Suffering) / The Qualities of Living Things
- Asana: Backbends
- June 23-24
- Lower Extremity Part 2, The Rib Cage and Trunk / Bhagavad Gita study
- Asana: Inversions
What you get:
- Per Weekend:
- 1.5-2 hours of Anatomy
- 1-1.5 hours of Philosophy and Yoga History
- 3-4 hours of Asana
- 30 minutes of Pranayama
What you don't get (compared to TT):
- Class Sequencing instruction
- Teaching Methodology
- Lecture Topics referring to teaching yoga, i.e. voice work, business and ethics
- Observing and Adjusting Students
- Practice Teaching
- Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour Teacher Certificate
- Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar
- The Heart of Yoga, TKV Desikachar
- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, translated by Edwin Bryant
- The Anatomy of Movement, by Blandine Callais-Germain
- The Bhagavad Gita, translated by Eknath Easwaran
- All these books are available at Amazon.com.