COURSES AT OUR STUDIO
We have a brand new offering this year from our training school! Read on for details of SO Elemental coming up in November and our next 200 hour teacher training course starting February 2020.
200 HOUR VINYASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Welcome to Studio One Yoga Teacher Training…
YOU already know that yoga is a powerful tool for mind, body and spirit
YOU already reap the reward of a regular practice, a stronger body and a clearer mind
YOU already know so much about yoga that you don’t even KNOW you know
NOW you’re ready to share the magic!
Demanding and creative, Studio One Yoga Teacher Training breaks away from the cookie cutter mould of teaching clones. We ask you to bring your personality to the table and use that as the foundation for safe and effective teaching.
Are you ready to find that A-game and start your teaching journey? Read on…
WHY CHOOSE US?
We have a proven track record of producing teachers who have gone on to become successful in their own right; starting classes of their own, opening studios and further training to teach specialised elements of yoga. We couldn’t be prouder of our graduates!
Our course director, Michelle Almond, has been teaching yoga for 13 years and to say she’s ‘done it all’ would be an understatement; she’s worked from the ground up building successful classes in every conceivable space, she owns two yoga studios, manages many corporate and private clients and has spent the last four years passing on her knowledge and experience to student teachers.
We also believe that to be a great yoga teacher you shouldn’t just use yoga as your yard stick! For this reason, we employ some amazing guest teachers who are specialists in their own fields and their goal is to add a whole bunch of stuff to your toolkit that will leave you feeling empowered and equipped to TEACH yoga.
Anatomy and Functional Movement
It’s not enough in the modern world of yoga to follow age old strict alignment of poses, therefore we put a huge emphasis on teaching you how the body moves and how to deliver classes that empower your students to embody the poses for themselves. Our anatomy and posture clinics look at the functional movement and purpose of the pose rather than the aesthetic.
History and Philosophy of Yoga
As with all practices of yoga we need to know and understand WHERE we come from; being able to appreciate our lineage allows us to practice and teach with integrity whilst delivering classes that encompass more than just the asana. We will look at many schools of yoga, discuss developments and advances that impact our teaching and look at how best to weave philosophy and learning into our classes.
Understanding Vinyasa Yoga
This part of the course will be the foundation of your learning and class planning as we look to understand the difference between the typical ‘flow’ class out there and the true embodiment of VINYASA as a practice and teaching style. Think you know the difference? Think again…
Often missed on a 200-hour course (and one of the reasons people leave feeling like they can’t teach when they finish) is the importance of voice; excluding your body this is your tool for your job! So why do so many courses miss it off? Teaching you the difference between Ahimsa and Svadhyaya is one thing but unless you feel confident standing in front of people it’s pretty bloody useless. Our goal is to give you all the skills you need to TEACH that’s why we employ a voice coach, professional singer/performer and NLP practitioner for this module. Historically it has been a firm favourite amongst trainees so get used to hearing your own voice!
Business of Yoga
We spend a chunk of time on this course exploring avenues for teaching, real life opportunities and dreams as big as you can believe! Again, we think that this module is important for you to look at the real-life application of you doing what you’ve spent all this time and money training for. We look at all options from running yoga as a simple side hustle right through to opening a studio and everything in between. Our own accountant provides practical tips and advice around self-employment, bookkeeping and all things admin!
In addition to all of this we cover the following:
Pranayama and Meditation
The Subtle Body
Principles and Skills of Teaching
Posture Clinics (and there are many!)
Adjustments and Assists
And many, many more….
Not sure what to expect on the course? Take a look at some of the videos below….
Module 1 | Monday 17th – Saturday 22nd February
Module 2 | Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th April
Module 3 | Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st June
Module 4 | Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th July
Module 5 | Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd August (including assessment)
The cost for our 2020 Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training course is £2,350 if paid in full on acceptance. Payment options are available.
EARLYBIRD PRICE: £2,200 if paid in full by 1st November 2019
Included in the price | Course worksheets, manual and tuition. First Aid course and certification (valid for 3 years). Assessment and certification (including 1 resit if required). Select classes at Studio One Yoga (both studios).
Not included in the price | Food, travel and accommodation. Teacher insurance.
If you are travelling from further afield and looking to reduce costs we have host families in the area that you can stay with for a nominal fee.
Not ready to be a teacher yet?
SO Elemental: a foundation insight into yoga
Always wanted to learn more about yoga
Fancied doing a teacher training but not sure if you want to actually ‘teach’ yoga
Been wondering about other aspects and elements of yoga beyond the stuff you do in class each week
Wanted to spend a few days immersing yourself in a practice that you enjoy
If you answered YES to any of the above then this 4 day course is the perfect insight into all things yoga!
Running across 2 weekends in November at Studio One Yoga we’ll be covering the following topics:
History of Yoga
Philosophy and Ethos
The Subtle Body: an introduction
Understanding Vinyasa Yoga
Meditation as a tool in Modern Society
Anatomy 101: functional movement
Pranayama: the importance of breath
Posture Workshops: understanding your body, perfecting your chataranga, finding a down dog and more…
In addition you’ll explore the following practices: yin, vinyasa, hatha, sound bath relaxation
Dates: 2nd/3rd and 23rd/24th November | 8 hours per day | Times TBC
Price includes: workbook for the course, refreshments, resources and all classroom time
Price excludes: travel/accommodation and lunch
(If after attending SO Elemental you decide to apply for our 200 Hour Teacher Training you will receive a £200 discount on that course)