Teacher Training

Teacher Training Programs [Unlimited Yoga classes included when student is enrolled in any of our training programs)

Teacher Training- The Yoga Company Celebrates 15 years of Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training Program.
Our curriculum is in full compliance with accreditation standards developed by the Yoga Alliance.
Unlimited Yoga Included with tuition of all programs.

The Yoga Company 200 Hour Certification

200 Hour Full Tuition $2745.00 Unlimited Yoga Classes included in tuition.

Discounted Tuition if paid before 11/1/2017 – $2545.00

Our graduates are many of the teachers in the Tri Valley East Bay, teaching at studios, community centers and health facilities.

In our 200 hour program you will more deeply discover your passion for the practice of yoga and share that with others in a way that is uniquely yours. Students are encouraged to use the principles taught in this program to develop their own style of teaching.

Subjects covered but not limited to:

Sequencing, Pacing, Adjustments, Language of Teaching.

Class Composition,
Ethics of Teaching.Yin Yoga,Vinyasa Flow

Introduction to Yoga Therapy

The Business of Yoga-setting up your teaching style and cultivating a student base.

We intend that upon completion of the 200 hour program you will be able to:
-direct a multi level room with confidence
-view and understand the movement of the body
-possess an ability to articulate modifications and variations of asanas
-understand and relate that the practice is more than physical

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2018 200 hour Teacher Training session is an 8 month course.

Saturdays 10:30am-6:30pm and
Sundays 10:30-6:30pm

January 13/14 & 27/28
February 10/11
March 10/11
April 14/15 & 28/29
May 19/20
June 9/10
July 14/15
August 11/12

If you would like to receive an application please email us at audreyoga@yahoo.com

The Yoga Company Teacher Training 200 Hour 2018 Program Instructors are:

Lisa  JangJangLisaAstavakrasana

Lisa has been teaching yoga for 10 years.  Lisa will teach you the subtle nuances of Yin Yoga. Her studies under the guidance of Yin Yoga teachers, Bernie Clark and Paul Grilley have allowed her to fuse  her style of vinyasa flow classes that are athletic, uplifting and playful with  Yin classes of a more passive and softer, with an emphasis of unfolding a harmonic balance in the body’s life-energy or “qi”.  You will learn the anatomy of connective tissue and how to read and accommodate bodies to safely explore the deeper layers of the physical and subtle body. Lisa will help you design and teach Yin class incorporating authentic  Yin philosophy.

Gloria CapronGloria Pic

ERYT 500 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified, a  graduate of The Iyengar Institute of San Francisco’s 2 YEAR 500 Hour Program and 15 years as a Yoga Teacher.  Additional certifications and studies;Pre Natal Teacher Certification, Shiva Rea’s Yoga Trance Dance Teacher Training, Deepak Chopra’s Primordial Sound Meditiation, Kundalini Yoga, Berkeley Psychic Institute and AFFA certified. Gloria has studied  directly under and assisted ; Gay White; Creator of Yoga Garden Dancers and Director of The Yoga Room in Berkeley, Elise Miller; Senior Level Iyengar Teacher,authority on back care and sports injury and Prabhu Nam Kaur Khalsa; Senior Kundalini Teacher. Gloria has lead the last 12 years of this successful ever evolving training. Gloria will teach you the physical and causal anatomy, as well as the physiology of yoga. She will teach you the technique of sequencing a class to incorporate all levels of students. She will share her experience of teaching a variety of classes; intermediate/advanced, prenatal,  yoga therapy and private sessions to help you find your own unique style of teaching.

Audrey Allen –  Audrey has been teaching yoga for 15 years and has been practicing since 1996, she is co-owner of The Yoga Company. Audrey sees the practice of yoga as a way to connect with, learn about and honor the self, with the result being a more peaceful state of mind and body.  She will instruct you in learning to practice and teach many different forms of pranayama and meditation.   Audrey will guide you in an exploration of yoga philosophy and the importance of understanding that the practice is more than physical.

 

 

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Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Lisa Jang
THE YOGA COMPANY, SAN RAMON LOCATION ONLY.
YIN YOGA (MODULE 1) – THE FOUNDATIONS (20 Hours) – $395 by August 1st, $425 after
Dates: September 17, 18, 24, 25
Saturdays 12 – 5pm and Sundays 1 – 6:15pm
Yin Yoga is based on floor postures practiced with an empathetic and yielding approach. The method is intended to reach parts of the body that would otherwise not be involved in the more yang-like yoga (such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Power) and is therefore a complementary tool, which also prepares you for meditation. Yin Yoga provides an opportunity to reach deeper parts of ourselves, which in everyday life is not given so much space.

Course description.
During this training you will learn how to teach Yin Yoga from a functional approach rather than an aesthetic or performance-related approach to yoga, with the aim of creating a meaningful experience for yourself and your students, to explore a personal yoga. You will study Yin Yoga with an approach to promote awareness of what is happening in the whole person through the body. The training is aimed at those who want a deeper understanding of Yin Yoga.
Pre-requisites.
While there are no pre-requisites for this course, it is recommended that you have practiced yoga for a minimum of a year. This course is for those who want to deepen their own practice and understanding of themselves and for those who want to teach Yin Yoga (with or without the 200 RYT certification).
Yin Yoga – THE FOUNDATIONS – 20 Hours
-Introduction to Yin Yoga (Principles)
– Yin and Yang Theory
– Muscles and bones
– Fascia studies
– Analysis of joint segments
– Theory of Exercise
– Analysis of skeletal variations
– Myofascial compartments of upper and lower bodies
– Movement tests analysis
– Tension and Compression Theory
– Function vs Aesthetic Descriptions
– Proportion vs Orientation
– Analysis of yin yoga poses
-Modifications and Safety in Yin Yoga
-Benefits and contraindications
-Sequencing
-Yin “Assists” adjustments
-How to teach Yin Yoga
-Responsibilities/Ethics of a Teacher
Literature: Manual included.
Required texts: (Please purchase by the first day of training)
Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, by Bernie Clark
YIN YOGA & CHINESE MERIDIANS (20 HOURS) –
Pricing Full Session: $395 by October 1st, $425 thereafter
Weekend Session: (10 Hours): $200 by October 1st, $225 thereafter

Dates: October 8, 9, 15, 16
Saturdays 11am – 4pm and Sundays 12pm – 5pm
The integration of Yin Yoga & Chinese Meridian Theory for Healing.
This module is the ONLY Yin Yoga Teacher Training in the Bay Area that offers Chinese Meridian Theory with Acupressure in its syllabus! The training may be taken on your own for self-inquiry, to fulfill continuing education hours with Yoga Alliance or as part of The Yoga Company’s 300/500HR Teaching Training Program.
Eligibility
This training is open to the public and to all levels of practitioners, especially those wanting to teach Yin Yoga, acquire a better understanding of Chinese energetics or simply wanting to deepen their yin practice. No pre-requisite is required. A keen and sincere interest to learn is required.
Saturday, October 8th 11am – 4pm
On this day we will cover the application of Yin and Yang energetic theory based on Daoism View and understanding of Chi, Meridian Theory, Five Element Theory. We will begin to delve deeper into understanding Meridian Lines using acupressure. Acupressure is an ancient system of healing from China. Students will learn hands-on experience feeling and locating meridians and points to promote overall balance and health. Meridian lines covered this day: Urinary Bladder and Kidneys. A review of Yin Yoga poses that target these meridians will also be discussed.
Sunday, October 9th 12 – 5pm
We will begin to delve deeper into understanding Meridian Lines using acupressure. Acupressure is an ancient system of healing from China. Students will learn hands-on experience feeling and locating meridians and points to promote overall balance and health. Meridian lines covered this day: Liver, Gall Bladder, Stomach & Spleen. A review of Yin Yoga poses that target these meridians will also be discussed.
Saturday, October 15th 11am – 4pm
We will begin to delve deeper into understanding Meridian Lines using acupressure. Acupressure is an ancient system of healing from China. Students will learn hands-on experience feeling and locating meridians and points to promote overall balance and health. We will begin to cover upper body meridians this weekend. Meridian lines covered this day: Lungs, Large Intestine, Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and Triple Warmer. A review of Yin Yoga poses that target these meridians will also be discussed.
Sunday, October 16th 12 – 5pm
We will begin to introduce yoga props into the Yin Yoga practice to incorporate use of accessing widely used acupressure points. We will also introduce “gua-sha” – a healing technique of traditional East Asian healing with hands-on feeling and experience.
Accreditation: Students who complete 100% attendance and participation will be awarded a 20-hour module certificate of completion by The Yoga Company.
Required text: (Please purchase by the first day of training)
Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, by Bernie Clark
Recommended text: The Concise Book of Acupoints, by John R. Cross