IN A NUTSHELL

5 DAY CPD COURSE

Dates: 20th-24th Nov 2020

Venue: Chocolate Studios, London

Groups: 10 max.

Fees: £660

RESTORATIVE

YOGA

CPD COURSE

WEAVE REST & RELAXATION INTO YOUR YOGA TEACHING

Tap into the power of rest and understand how a restorative practice adds a deeper layer to your teaching. This somatic-based course encourages personal exploration of relaxation in the body through prop use, breathing and restorative forms in a small group setting of no more than 10. 

  • Understand the body's physiological stress and relaxation responses

  • Delve into the historical context of restorative practice and props

  • Explore a full range of forms and breathing techniques with the safe effective use of props

  • Learn the teaching techniques to structure and deliver effective classes

  • Get to grips with studio realities with ‘Prop-Lite’ alternatives to common forms

5 DAY CPD FOR TEACHERS  NOVEMBER 2020  |  LONDON  |  £660 

 

This training was an incredibly kind and generous offering. The teaching was phenomenal with highly knowledgeable teacher in a non-judgemental atmosphere. I loved learning how creative this practice can be!

ZARA, RESTORATIVE YOGA PARTICIPANT

COURSE CONTENT

This course is designed for teachers with an existing 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate or equivalent. The content assumes you have some experience in anatomy and physiology, class planning and teaching methodologies, as well as some familiarity with yoga history and philosophy.

UNIT 1 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

This will focus particularly on the psycho-emotional responses to stress and relaxation, with particular reference to the nervous system, musculoskeletal system and cardio-respiratory vascular system.

UNIT 2 FUNDAMENTAL FORMS OF RESTORATIVE YOGA

This will identify the principles of Restorative practice and the experiential practice of forms from the following categories: Supine, Prone, Lateral, Rotation, and Inversion.

UNIT 3 SUBTLE ANATOMY

The pranic system will be explored with particular attention to the concept of mudra, both body seals and hand seals, and sounding. The Panca Maya/Kosha model will also be explored with links to somatic principles.

UNIT 4 HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY

The philosophical underpinnings of the practice of Restorative Yoga with regard to key terminology and concepts from the Yoga Sutras, Upanishads and Tantras to demonstrate the very ancient use of props and to investigate the substratum of Being. In addition, incorporating a review of techniques of applied Non-duality, ancient and modern. Practicum throughout.

UNIT 5 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

How to construct a personal practice; how to construct a 60 minute class plan; how to integrate into existing classes. Ideas for workshops. How to manage prop-lite (studio-reality) scenarios. Teaching techniques and methodologies.

DATES & VENUE

The training will be held from Friday 20th to Tuesday 24th November 2020 between 10.30am and 5.30pm at The Chocolate Studios in London.

 

The centre is easily accessible with good transport routes as well as accommodation options for those that need them. Mats and props are provided. 

 

Free tea is included on all training days!

STUDY & ASSESSMENT

What kind of study is involved and how is the course assessed?

 
 
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STUDY & ASSESSMENT

STUDY

  • 6 hours of pre-course study including reading and self-reflection assignments. This ensures everyone arrives primed and well prepared

  • 6 hours of post-course study to complete assessed assignments

ASSESSMENT

  • Assessment includes: 

    • 60 minute lesson plan

    • Submission of a filmed sequence for feedback on criteria including structure, suitability of content, and inclusivity

    • Practice diary

 

MATERIALS

  • 8 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the Course Manual and a reading list detailing the texts you'll need to access

  • Comprehensive course handouts will be provided

  • You'll need access to a computer, internet, camera, printer, and stationery.  Mats and props are provided on trainings days

QUESTIONS?

Please don't hesitate to reach out and chat with us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here.

 
 

TUTORS

FEES, PAYMENT OPTIONS & BURSARIES

How much does it cost? Are payment plans or bursaries available?

TIFFANY THORNE

Tiffany brings unique insights from yoga philosophy texts and her growing body of work in embodied Sanskrit.

BEVERLEY NOLAN

Beverley draws strongly on the principles of embodied anatomy, somatic psychology and trauma-sensitivity. 

This restorative yoga training changed

my life!

HANNAH, RESTORATIVE YOGA PARTICIPANT

FEES & PAYMENT

Full course fees are £660. However, if you are registered on our 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, this could form part of your personal portfolio of Electives Training hours. Bursaries are available. 

Fees include:

  • 5 days of tuition 

  • Course Manual & comprehensive handouts  

  • Student support

  • Unlimited tea on training days!

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We're committed to minimising financial barriers, which is why we offer a variety of payment options. Deposit payments are a guide and can be adapted to suit individual financial circumstances.

 

Flexible, multiple installments can be made so long as full payment is made 8 weeks prior to the course start date. Please contact us to discuss a plan that works for you. We're here to help. 

ONE PAYMENT

Make a one-off payment of £660

 

...so you don't have to think about it anymore

TWO PAYMENTS

£160 deposit

+ 

£500

 (8 weeks before the course start date)

MULTIPLE PAYMENTS

£160 deposit

+ 

Installments totalling £500

(8 weeks before start)

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • Books from the required reading list (although we do our best to locate free online resources)£40 fee for installment payment plans; Travel, accommodation, and catering/subsistence costs; Costs associated with access to a computer, internet connectivity, email account, printer, stationery, and camera for video assignment (contact us for Learning Support)

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS

  • Your deposit is non-refundable in all circumstances. We will only refund a whole training fee for fees paid in full prior to the date 8 weeks before your course start date, minus your deposit. No refunds will be offered on training fees on cancellations after this date. Fees are non-transferable to another training.

BURSARIES 

 

As part of our commitment to accessibility, we're proud to offer a bursary and scholarship scheme for this yoga teacher training course. 

 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their need for financial support, their dedication to the practice of yoga, as well as present their vision for taking the practice off the mat and out into community/outreach settings.

 

To make an application, please complete our short, confidential form.

 
 

QUESTIONS?

GET IN TOUCH

We're sure you have plenty of questions and we warmly welcome them. We'd love to advise and support you on your continuing professional development as a yoga teacher. Send us an email or simply fill out the form below.

 
 

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