Italy Yoga Teacher Training 2016 with Silvia Mordini and Silvana Alfonso

You’ve been asking me for years to offer an Italy Yoga Teacher Training program. YES, YEs, Yes! Join me in Florence April 13-June 15, 2016 or even part of the time with our module offering, at Italia Power Yoga founded by my dear friend Silvana Alfonso.

Your Investment into Yourself

Full Program

  • RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training + No Lodging: $1,999 USD
  • RYT 200- Hour Teacher Training + Shared Room: $3,500 USD
  • RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training + Private Room: $3,900

Modules:

MODULE 1 (88 Hours): $1175
MODULE 2 (65 Hours): $850

Teacher Trainers: ‪Silvana Alfonso‬ and Silvia Mordini assisted by ‪Tess Obermeier‬
Where? Florence, Italy
Hosted by? Italia Power Yoga

For details visit alchemytours.com or alchemyofyoga.com

Alchemy of Yoga Calendar Dates

Full Program Dates: April 13 – June 15, 2016
April 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24*, 27, 30*
May 1*, 4, 7, 8*, 11, 14, 15*, 18, 21*, 25, 28*, 29*
June 1, 4*, 5*, 8, 11*, 12, 15

MODULE 1 – 88 Hours
April 13 – May 20, 2016
April 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24*, 27, 30*
May 1*, 4, 7, 8*, 11, 14, 15*

MODULE 2 – 65 Hours
May 18 – June 15, 2016
May 18, 21*, 25, 28*, 29*
June 1, 4*, 5*, 8, 11*, 12, 15

Schedule

Wednesday Schedule: 8:00 – 10:30 pm
Saturday Schedule: 1:15 – 5:15 pm / Break 5:15 – 6:45 pm / 6:45 – 8:30 pm
Sunday Schedule: 1:00 – 4:45 pm / Break 4:45 – 6:15 pm / 6:15 – 8:30 pm

*Extended sessions. Detailed calendar provided upon registration or request.

Alchemy of Yoga Description

MODULE 1: Foundation + Physical Alchemy – Tapas

To start this journey together, we will explore the self. We will root into a foundation that is grounded in our highest potential. In addition, this module will focus on Sun Salutations, General Principles of Poses, The Stages of Poses, Benefits of Poses, Purpose of Poses, How to Teach a Pose Safely to All Levels of Students, Meditation, Pranayama, and Yoga Therapeutics. This module corresponds to Training Manual EARTH + FIRE sections and Chakras 1-3.

MODULE 2: Mental + Spiritual Alchemy – Svadhaya + Ishvara Pranidhana

IMG_3175This first wave of this module will focus on the fundamental principles of Hatha Yoga (Sun/Moon) including an introduction to Classical Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Sutras: Yamas and Niyamas, 8 Limbed Path), History of Yoga, Basic Sanskrit, the Implications of Ethical Behavior and Living Your Yoga with an Ethical Code and Ecological integrity. This portion of the module corresponds to the Training Manual FIRE+ AIR sections and Chakras 4-5.

The second wave of this module will focus on the art of teaching including Creative Sequencing in Class Design, Developing Life Affirming Class Themes, Importance of Positive Languaging, Vocal Intonation, Musical Awareness, and How to Teach to the Heart of the Student. This section also focuses on the Healthy Teacher-Student Relationship: understanding the dynamic and how to resolve ethical issues and the Art of Assisting: providing verbal and physical adjustments and enhancements in an authentic, safe and generous way. This portion of the module corresponds to the Training Manual WATER section and Chakras 6-7.

APPRENTICESHIP:

This portion of training will focus on the practical skill development of apprenticeship through taking asana classes, observing classes, assistant teaching, and karma yoga (community service yoga offering). Also explored will be personal development with respect to the Business of Yoga.

POST-TRAINING MENTORSHIP:

Planning a yoga career/business – how to best market yourself while maintaining strong ethical standards and life balance/how to resolve ethical issues that arise from teaching yoga – with the possibility to explore additional topics.

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