Weekend 1: October 8, 9, 10
Orientation, philosophy, light asana, yoga Nidra, Standing poses connecting to earth, Tadasana & samasthtih, linking pattern of breath with movement. 1st 3 positions of Suryanamaskar A,
Weekend 2: October 15, 16, 17
Standing Poses & Downward Facing Dog study, assists, and alternatives, anatomy of the legs and feet, sitting practice alignment. Yoga Sutras Chapters 1 & 2 Meditation.
Weekend 3: October 29, 30, 31
Forward Bends, Anatomy of the pelvis, back body muscles and fascial lines; Yoga Sutras; Sankyha Philosophy. Principles of Teaching.
Weekend 4: November 12, 13, 14
Back bending with ease, principles and assists. Teaching Practicum. Yoga Sutras, Anatomy of psoas, spine, hip flexors and extensors.
Weekend 5: November 19, 20, 21
Hip Openers, Marichayasanas; anatomy of hip joint and knee; Bhagavad Gita. Teaching Practicum. Meditation.
Weekend 6: December 3, 4, 5
Twisting poses; anatomy of the core muscles, Beginning Pranayama. Bhagavad Gita Chapters 7-10
Weekend 7: January 7, 8, 9
Art of sequencing a flow-based class; Beginning Inversions; Sarvangasana and Sirsasana cycles. Anatomy of the head, neck, accessing the core line. Bhagavad Gita, Teaching Practicum. Assisting in class.
Weekend 8: January 14, 15, 16
Handstands, shoulder and wrist anatomy, Teaching Practicum, Meditation.
Weekend 9: February 11, 12, 13
Arm Balances, Teaching Practicum, Sequencing, Sanskrit primer, Meditation; Tantra philosophy chakras, nadis, comparative Buddhist Philosophy.
Weekend 10: February 18, 19, 20
Closing weekend cermony, Pranayama, kriya, subtle body, business of yoga, taking the seat of the teacher, teaching practicum.