Yoga in the Woods is a Registered Proprietary School through the State of Michigan. We are also a Registered Yoga School through the Yoga Alliance.
Join us for our 200/300 hr RYT Training on Beautiful Old Mission Point Peninsula
Our RYT training program is very individualized according to your needs and desires. Whether you are interested in learning to teach yoga or would like to deepen your own practice, the Yoga in the Woods RYT Training program is committed to the success of the participant. Our 200 & 300 hour certification program provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of teaching yoga based from the Ashtanga Yoga System. Our Ashtanga based teacher training program will prepare you for Basic Hatha, Power, Flow, Hot, Vinyasa and other styles of classes. YOGA IN THE WOODS IS A REGISTERED PROPRIETARY SCHOOL THROUGH THE STATE OF MICHIGAN. WE ARE ALSO A REGISTERED YOGA SCHOOL THROUGH THE YOGA ALLIANCE. With over 24 years of yoga study and 12 years of leading teacher training programs, Maureen Bosker has a deep knowledge and appreciation for the practice of Ashtanga Yoga. Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in this enriching and transformative program on beautiful Old Mission Point Peninsula near Traverse City. All training questions please call Maureen Bosker at 586-917-2284.
Training Dates and Times: March 31, 11 am - 7 pm, April 1-2, 6 am - 2 pm May 19, 11 am - 7 pm, May 20-21, 6 am - 2 pm June 9, 11 am - 7 pm, June 10-11, 6 am - 2 pm July 14, 11 am- 7 pm, July 15-16 6 am - 2 pm 300 Hr. RYT Trainees will have another scheduled weekend TBA
Cost: $3200, with lodging, $2800 without lodging (food not included) Where: Old Mission Peninsula by Traverse City, Michigan For details about our RYT Training program click the button below:
Accelerated 200/300 Hour Training Session Summer 2017
Summer 2017 Maureen will be hosting a 9 day (Friday-Sunday dates TBA) 200/300 hour training session on Old Mission Peninsula. Please notify me if you are interested in this accelerated program. I must have a sign up of 6 or more for this to take place. Talk to your friends if you would like to see this happen. There will be homework and a follow up weekend. Cost $3,200.00, lodging included. Payment plans may be discussed. Any questions please call or email Maureen 586-917-2284 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gain the tools to assist you in the path of leading others to their true self through the practice of yoga
Our RYT training program is very individualized according to your needs and desires. Whether you are interested in learning to teach yoga or would like to deepen your own practice, the Yoga in the Woods RYT Training program is committed to the success of the participant. Our 200 & 300 hour certification program provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of teaching yoga based from the Ashtanga Yoga System. Our Ashtanga based teacher training program will prepare you for Power, Flow, Hot, Vinyasa and other styles of classes. YOGA IN THE WOODS IS A REGISTERED PROPRIETARY SCHOOL THROUGH THE STATE OF MICHIGAN. WE ARE ALSO A REGISTERED YOGA SCHOOL THROUGH THE YOGA ALLIANCE. Yoga means joined or yoked. The yogi is joined with the eternal self, which is happiness and boundless joy. Yoga is a personal practice and we are committed to meeting the individual needs of each student. YITW RYT training goes beyond the standards set forth by Yoga Alliance. Participants will be immersed in a enriching, transformative program that will take you on a journey of self-discovery, assisting you in leading others to their true self through yoga.
Curriculum: - Practice/Observation and Evaluation of Bodies/Postures - Teaching Methods/Techniques - Ancient Roots of Yoga/Historical perspective/Introduction to the ancient texts - The eight limbs of Yoga - Yamas and Niyama - The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Anatomy: - Common Misalignments in a yoga practice - Form and function of skeleton-major joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons - Specific breakdown of major structures of the human body and the yoga methods in teaching - Reading Bodies - Normal and variations of the human body - Working with joint replacement. - Basic overview of the human body - Safety for the pregnant student Teaching Asana - Surya Namaskara- The sun salutations and variations - Standing Asana - Core Refinement - Arm Balances - Backbends - Seated and Supine Twists - Forward Bends and hip openers - Inversions - Savasana and massage techniques - Introduction to the Ashtanga method as taught by Sri. Pattabhi Jois - Basic Hatha Yoga - Vinyasa - Sequencing and class planning - Building a class - Some Sanskrit (Ashtanga postures, Counting) Teaching Methodology/Pranayama/Philosophy - Creating space for students growth/ the ABC’s of class etiquette - Pranayama practice/teaching safely to a group - Breath awareness - Refining the flow of the breath/deeping pranayama practice - Ujjayi Pranayama - Nadi Shodhana - Bandhas - The 5 koshas - Chanting - Basic Bija Mantra sounds - Meditation/techniques/styles/teaching - Physical Adjustments for all students/the art of Assisting within a yoga class - Verbal instruction of Asana/Ques - The business of Yoga - Regulation - The path of a teacher - Music sharing This teacher training will be very individualized according to your needs and desires. We will be requiring 120 hours face to face with lead instructors for 200 hr, RYT and 15 hours face to face for 300 hr. RYT certification.. 100 will be with Maureen. 10 observation classes will be assigned. Homework will be required and reading assignments will vary. Reading: - Health, Healing and Beyond by Desikachar - Light on Yoga by Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar - Any yoga sutra book. Please memorize before coming to the first class: - The eight limbs of Astanga Yoga - 5 Yamas and 5 Niyamas
Yoga in the Woods 3469 Old Mission Rd. Traverse City, Mi. 49686