What is the scope of work each week?
Attend weekly LIVE trainings on Tuesdays from 10:30am-12:30pm Mountain Time US (9:30am Pacific, 11:30am Central, 12:30pm Eastern, 17:30 CET (Brussels). All Zoom sessions are recorded & posted in Google Classroom.
Unity Study – Trainees will have the option to participate in the 1-hour LIVE via Zoom Unity Study discussion on Thursdays starting February 3rd from 10:30am-11:30am Mountain OR participate in the Unity Study via recording (as an option prior to the start of training to lighten Fall training workload).
Yoga Practice – 4-6 hours per week for yoga practice, meditation, journaling, practice teaching (classes and meditations available via recording for your convenience).
Yoganatomy – you will complete a self-paced 20-hour anatomy course. It is recommended that you start this as soon as possible (getting as much completed prior to training is ideal).
Meditation – each week you will practice and learn teaching tools for different styles of meditation including: Lectio Divina, Centering Prayer, Welcoming Prayer, Examen, Body Scan, Yoga Nidra, Guided Contemplative Walk, and Breath Meditations.
Reading – You will be expected to read 1-2 chapters from Embodied Posture by Stacey Dockins each week in preparation for your weekly class. In addition, you will read one chapter of Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele each week in preparation for the Unity Study.
Posture Breakdown – Each week you will have a posture family focus. First, you will read about each pose family in Embodied Posture book, then watch a 30-45 min. to embody the postures, and finally refine & practice teach in small groups during group calls.
Quizzes for Learning Retention: to keep you on track, you will complete a weekly quiz that may take up to 30 min to an hour to complete. Quizzes are open book.
Teaching Practicum- you will choose a Living Soul sequence to memorize in preparation for your 4-week Seva Yoga Project, where you will teach a group of students (online or in-person) in preparation for your final test-out with your lead trainer. You will be expected to show teaching proficiency, weave a theme throughout a 4-week series, and illuminate your unique teaching voice.