SERVICE, VOCATION & BUSINESS
YOGA CPD COURSE
INTEGRATING SERVICE & VOCATION INTO THE BUSINESS OF YOGA
A deep dive into the ethics of service and community and how it fits into the commercial world of being a yoga teacher. From the Bhagavad Gita to business and brands, from big ideas to practical know-how, we've got it covered. Required study for all participants on our 300H Yoga Teacher Training & Enrichment Programme.
3-DAY CPD COURSE FOR TEACHERS | JUNE 2020 in LONDON | £440
Engage in practices around consent dialogues, and exercises to refresh the perception and evaluation of our own body states in relation to others
Develop attunement, conscious feedback, and touch skills that draw from the field of Somatic Psychology
Feel more confident in defining, communicating and teaching within your own professional code of ethics, as well as applying critical thinking to conversations around relational abuse in the yoga world
Acquire or refresh the sensitivities and skills needed to exercise respect and trauma-sensitivity towards everyone who enters your teaching scenarios
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.
DAY 1 CONSENT & CHOICE
Tutor: Theo Wildcroft
Seeking consensus on the scope of practice for yoga teachers; what are you trained/not trained to do or be?
Defining the framework of teacher/student relationships and primary considerations for how we as teachers 'contract' with our students
Understanding ‘self-agency’ and the basics of ongoing-informed consent
Examining the success/failures of peer-support in an unregulated profession (and post-lineage context)
DAY 2 SERVICE & THE BHAGAVAD GITA
Tutor: Tiffany Thorne
Exploring the concept of embodiment as a process of perceiving and evaluating our own physical sensations
Discovering ways to remain connected to our own embodied experience in relation to others in teacher/student settings
Practicing conscious listening and speaking to underpin non-violent communication and creative collaboration
DAY 3 INTEGRITY IN BUSINESS
Tutor: Marion Poerio
Discovering how to make a living with integrity in a commercial world
Capturing the heart of authentic branding by clarifying vision, values and ‘niche’ through creative practices
Exploring the identity and growth of our community through the lens of service
Learning how to navigate social media with authenticity, confidence and courage
DATES & VENUE
The training will be held from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st April 2020 between 10.30am and 5.30pm at The ARC Centre 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
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
- Self-reflective diary/journal of practices arising from the course
8 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the course documentation and a Reading/Viewing list of relevant articles and video clips
Comprehensive course handouts will be provided
You'll need access to a computer and the internet to submit your assignments
Mats and props are provided on trainings days
Don't hesitate to contact us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here.
Theo is a writer and yoga scholar specialises in inclusivity and community, as well as the concept of "post-lineage yoga".
Tiffany is a Sanskristist and Scaravelli-inspired teacher with expertise in history, philosophy and embodied sanskrit.
Marion specialises in branding, web design, copywriting, and digital marketing for yoga teachers and small businesses.
FEES & PAYMENT
Full course fees are £440 with payment plans to help spread the cost. If you are registered on our 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training & Enrichment Programme, this forms part of your required study within the Core Modules. Bursary applications welcome.
3 days of face-to-face tuition
Feedback on course assignments
Unlimited tea on training days!
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.
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 or course
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.