triyoga advanced yoga teacher training
with Anna Ashby and Jean Hall
april 2019 – november 2020
This 300 hour programme is designed for qualified yoga teachers and provides the opportunity for participants to work with senior teachers at the top of their field, within a structure that provides time and space for profound learning and growth, a supportive community of peers and tutors and first-rate studio facilities.
The programme is accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals and also Yoga Alliance (US).
Anna Ashby and Jean Hall, two of triyoga’s most experienced teachers and teacher trainers, will lead the training and will be joined by a faculty of experts to provide a programme that includes: Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Philosophy (traditional yoga texts and Western philosophy), experiential Anatomy + Physiology, Subtle Body Anatomy, Voicework, Chanting, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers and applied Teaching Methodology.
A journey from the body to the soul…
Setting the highest standards in yoga teaching, triyoga’s advanced teacher training course will enable + empower teachers to hone their skills in order to effectively teach students of all levels + experience. Delving deeper into the rich and diverse body of knowledge known as yoga and honouring its tradition alongside fresh + innovative approaches, participants will be supported to foster + enrich their own authentic style and voice to become confident, inspiring and embodied teachers.
The course programme comprises: Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Philosophy (traditional yoga texts and Western philosophy), experiential Anatomy + Physiology, Subtle Body Anatomy, Voicework, Chanting, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers and applied Teaching Methodology.
Each module weekend will be themed and will integrate teachings, theory and practice to provide a holistic view of a topic. Modules are progressive, each building upon the work from previous modules, supporting a pace of learning that enables students to integrate material and practices into their own practice and teaching outside of the course.
The course framework provides continuity and community, and an environment that is supportive and empowered where learning and exploration spark reflection, self-inquiry, and the development of evaluation and appraisal skills. Throughout the programme, students will assess the effectiveness and progression of their teaching skills both individually and with the support of their tutors and peer-group.
The programme content will be delivered through a 20-month training comprising 11x 3-day modules and 3x special guest workshops – providing over 300 hours of tuition, practice and study
Each of the 11x 3-day modules includes theoretical, practical and experiential components which integrate to explore a central topic of theme from several perspectives.
In addition to asana practice and meditation/nidra/pranayama practices, which are included each weekend, the modules will be themed as follows:
Module 1: welcome, induction + review: working from principles
Module 2: philosophy text (1); thematic teaching
Module 3: reading bodies
Module 4: subtle body awareness; communication
Module 5: philosophy text (2); intelligent + creative sequencing
Module 6: student progression
Module 7: nervous system health; student/teacher relationship
Module 8: philosophy text (3); teaching from scriptures
Module 9: practice, self-care + inspiration
Module 10: philosophy text (4); expansion + whole body integration
Module 11: summation and final projects
In addition to the modules, there will be 3x guest workshops:
Workshop 1: Pranayama practices (Richard Rosen)
Workshop 2: Ayurveda (Jono Condous)
Workshop 3: Yoga and trauma (Steve Haines)
The programme will provide a minimum number of hours in the following key areas:
Anatomy+physiology: 36 hours
Philosophy: 52 hours
Teaching methodology: 50 hours
Led-practice (asana, meditation, pranayama etc): 70 hours
Chanting+voicework: 10 hours
In total, the programme comprises over 300 hours of tuition, practice and study.
A full schedule will be provided along with the course application form
On successful completion of the course, participants will:
- Receive the Triyoga education advanced teacher training certiciate
- Be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance as RYT500 teacher
- Be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance Professionals at the Chartered or Senior Level (depending on length of time teaching and accrued teaching hours)
On successful completion of the course, participants will have:
- Gained a fuller understanding of, and be able to skilfully apply the different approaches, methods + philosophies of yoga which can support and nurture students of all different backgrounds and experience
- Understood how yoga can contribute to overall health and wellbeing
- Increased their confidence, both personally and professionally.
More specifically, participants will have:
- Deepened + refined their own personal practice, including applying modifications, variations + intelligent approaches to practicing intermediate/advanced (or Level 2) asana;
- Developed reflective, self-evaluation + appraisal skills with which to objectively assess the effectiveness of their teaching taking into consideration pedagogy and effective communication;
- Contemplated and worked with progressive learning techniques + creative sequencing to ensure safe + methodical practice according to student level, needs + capacity;
- Refined language + communication skills covering essential + subtle alignment, clear methodology, and authentic and inclusive voice addressing challenges/inhibitions to personal expressions
- Gained confidence in how to give skilful assists with sensitivity + awareness including adept use props
- Engaged in a dialogue to understand more fully the dynamics of the student/teacher roles, covering different aspects such as praise and blame, transference, projection, criticism, idealisation + counter transference as well as essential elements to create healthy + positive teacher/student relations
- Studied in-depth key texts of the yoga tradition + related western texts in order to more skilfully weave teachings into classes, workshops + retreats;
- Understood more accurately the roots of the yoga tradition and the way yoga has been adapted + evolved in the modern age; used this knowledge to contemplate and articulate the role/responsibilities of a modern yoga teacher;
- Refined their learning + practise of various pranayama + meditation techniques and how to make them accessible + relevant to students of all levels + experience;
- Further clarified + refined their knowledge + understanding of subtle body anatomy and how it can relate to asana practice, pranayama + chanting;
- Increased their knowledge of anatomy as it relates to sound alignment covering case studies/scenarios that often come up in class along with effective ways to deal with them;
- Been introduced to the elementary stages of kirtan leadership + by the end of the training to be empowered to confidently lead simple, introductory mantras accompanied by harmonium drone in classes, workshops and retreats;
- Been introduced to the basic tenets of Ayurveda as the medicinal arm of yoga;
- Embraced personal practice + balanced living as the means to embody modern yoga and maintain a wellspring of enthusiasm + creativity
eligibility + pre-requisites
The triyoga advanced teacher training is open to participants who:
- Have an existing 200 hour teacher training qualification (through any school*)
- Have a minimum of 18 months’ post-qualification teaching experience
- Have a minimum 200 hours teaching experience
- Submit a completed application form, including a reference and a contemplation
Please be aware that, whilst you are eligible for the triyoga course with an initial teacher training certificate from any school, a triyoga advanced 300 hour qualification does not automatically qualify you to register with the Yoga Alliance or Yoga Alliance Professionals if your initial teacher training is not accredited/registered by these bodies.
If you do not meet the teaching experience eligibility criteria, but feel that you are a suitable candidate for the training, please do get in touch with us to discuss email@example.com
Graduation from the training is not a given. To successfully complete the training (and be eligible for accreditation) students are required to:
- Attend at least 10 modules (and make up hours if modules are missed)
- Demonstrate a committed, open and enquiring attitude throughout the training
- Contribute to in-class and online group discussions
- Complete all course assessments to a satisfactory standard, including: Case studies; Essays/Reflective writings; Teaching plans; Final project
On successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with a triyoga advanced teaching training certificate and will be eligible for individual accreditation at the Yoga Alliance RYT 500 hour level.
The triyoga advanced teacher training is accredited by Yoga Alliance (US) at the 300 hour level. This means that on successful completion of the course, participants will:
- Receive the triyoga Education advanced teacher training certificate
- Be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance as a RYT500 teacher. This is subject to the participant’s existing RYT status – see yoga alliance credentials for teachers
- Be able to count the further training hours towards progression to the next career level with Yoga Alliance Professionals. For detailed information about joining and upgrade criteria – see yoga alliance joining-criteria
Modules will take place at triyoga studios, which are fully equipped with mats, props etc. Participants will be provided with a course reading list in advance of the start of the programme – which will include core and recommended texts. All other course materials (handouts, manuals etc.) will be provided at module weekends, as necessary.
Attendance of at least 10 modules is compulsory for the successful completion of the course. If a participant has to miss a module, they must arrange an appropriate content ‘catch up’ plan with the module leaders – to ensure that key course teachings are not missed. Where catch up plans require one-to-one tuition outside of scheduled course hours, fees incurred will be met by the student.
The course fee is £4150. The fee covers all tuition and course materials.
Course fees are non-refundable, subject to terms + conditions.
Participants will be provided with a reading list upon enrolment. Book purchases are not included in the course fee.
Once the training commences, participants will be eligible to sign up for a monthly unlimited triyoga class pass at £54 per month (compared to the usual price of £108). Alternatively, participants will be eligible to attend any triyoga scheduled class for a 50% discount on the drop-in rate.
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