THE 200 HR PROGRAM FEATURES THREE COURSES THAT OFFER SKILLS AND TRAINING IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
ANATOMY & ALIGNMENT
Presented through an exclusively yogic lens. You learn key muscle, bone, joint and connective structures along with terms of movement and alignment principles that foster both understanding and the safe application of asana for a wide range of considerations and abilities. More info >>
VINYASA, SEQUENCING & THE SUBTLE BODY
The essentials of how to safely sequence a vinyasa class, and takes this knowledge further by giving you the insights necessary to sequence in accord with the more esoteric and energetic principles that fuel yoga’s transformational power. Through learning the subtle anatomy (including in-depth work with the chakras and koshas) you gain an experiential understanding of the deeper layers of the body that will fundamentally shift how you harness the power of asana practice. More info >>
Learn the tips, tools, technique and strategies you need to develop and hone your skills as an exceptional yoga instructor. Through refining your cues, to developing a well-rounded class to utilizing the power of the web and increasing your business acumen, this module provides everything you need to embark on a successful teaching career, not to mention leading stellar classes that students never forget. More info >>
THE 300 HR PROGRAM FEATURES THREE COURSES THAT OFFER SKILLS AND TRAINING IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
Learn the essential skills of connecting with students through hands-on adjustments. Whether it be to deepen a posture, modify it for a beginner or address a specific issue, injury or concern, you learn what is required to deliver adjustments that allow you to profoundly connect with students on a variety of levels. More info >>
Offers the skills and lexicon needed in order to convey complicated yoga philosophy with ease and finesse to a modern day audience. Understand how the history of yoga has developed and how we move it forward by honoring the timeless tradition today. Through your study of essential yoga texts, you learn what it takes to embody the core philosophy of yoga and become a yogi living in the modern world, as well as how to give compelling dharma talks. This module also gives you the skills necessary to build your classes around a theme in order to educate the body, mind and spirit of the students who come to your classes. More info >>
Unlock the power of sacred sound and the profound practice of meditation. This module not only teaches you how to develop your own meditation practice, but also how to teach a variety of meditations to others. You learn the significance of Sanskrit, mantra and chanting while going through their corresponding myth and meaning. **You will need to purchase both of Alanna’s books: Sacred Sound: Discovering the Myth and Meaning Behind Mantra and Kirtan, and Myths of the Asanas: Stories at the Heart of the Yoga Tradition as a part of this module. More info >>
Gain access to this module upon successful completion of all other modules in The Kaivalya Yoga Method Teacher Training on YogaDownload.com. This final module gives you the opportunity to test your comprehensive knowledge of all the topics covered in the program, and also asks you to upload a video of you teaching a full 60 minute class in The Kaivalya Yoga Method. Upon successful completion of this course, you are officially a certified Kaivalya Yoga Method Instructor with YogaDownload.com. More info >>
Investment: Free w/ successful completion of other three modules
500 HOUR TEACHING CERTIFICATION
The 500 hour comprehensive program is a combination of both the 200 + 300 hour programs.
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Each course features interactive testing and assignments that allow you to work with our esteemed mentors as you hone and refine your skills. Throughout the coursework you will be asked to upload video and written assignments plus complete online testing that demonstrate your learning and development in these areas, while giving you an opportunity to receive helpful feedback from our mentors to further promote your growth. Upon successful completion of each course you will receive a certificate stating you have demonstrated proficiency in the skills learned in that course.
To be eligible for final certification in The Kaivalya Yoga Method from YogaDownload.com at the 200, 300, or 500 hour level and be entered in our online registry of approved teachers, you must complete all courses offered for each type of certification.
Questions? Read through common questions and answers about the program.