50 Hour Aerial Yoga Teacher Training
in Phuket, Thailand
This course is designed specifically for coaches, professional athletes, yoga instructors, and other sports professionals. The Yoga for Athletes course is a unique, specialized and expertly taught training which focuses on the common problems athletes face, common injuries and the process of both reducing their impact and attempting to prevent them all together, the specific problem areas of athletes depending on sport and level of training and how the practice of yoga can improve their performance, overall wellbeing, calm the mind and begin internal growth. This training is extremely specified for athletes and other sports professionals in order to give them the most intensive, informative and useful training experience.
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What you will gain from the course:
An InDepth Yoga certificate (in coordination with yoga alliance standards of education)
Training manual that contains a lot of essential information, poses, techniques, advice and so much more.
Daily yoga sessions
Practice teaching on actual athletes with problem areas or specific goals
4 nights accommodation
Sport-specific examples using sports like basketball, boxing, football and running.
Typical Daily Schedule
8:00 - 9:00 Lead Aerial Yoga Class
9:00 - 11:00 Aerial Theory Lecture
11:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 Rigging Methodology (rigging, assisting, etc)
3:00 - 5:00 Aerial Class & Going through positions
Schedule subjected to change
The Benefits of Yoga for Athletes include:
• increased flexibility
• the prevention of injuries
• a better warm up
• faster recovery
• easier relaxation
• clear focus
• lighter and more agile body and movement
• stress relief
InDepth Yoga Academy is registered with Yoga Alliance and therefore follows a syllabus designed in line with the internationally accepted standards of education set by them. The course will follow the 4 areas of study, those being techniques and practice, teaching methodology, anatomy and physiology, philosophy and practicum. As a registered yoga school, InDepth Yoga provides it's students with the required contact and non - contact hours in each field, allowing the students to gain the essential foundation in their yoga study. This foundation will not only ground you and set your place in the yoga world but also allow for a great deal of personal growth through the understanding of the yogic belief of the universe and the self. Bellow, we will go into further detail regarding each section of the course.
Techniques, Training, and Practice
In this area, we will practice, teach and gain an in-depth look into the aerial yoga style. This will be your chance to learn and become familiar with the most essential aerial yoga poses, many of which you will be able to relate to the poses you are already familiar with and implement into your practice on the mat. We will discuss and dissect the major modifications the hammock makes to these poses and the possible benefits that arise from this.
You will be given time to practice each pose, to feel the effects on your own body and, of course, practice teaching the poses in groups with other students.
From the very first day, you will begin practicing o teach the poses, using your voice, proper instructions and when needed assisting your students with the material, the poses, etc. This will allow you to become very comfortable with teaching from the get-go and by the end of the course, you will notice a large difference in your confidence as both a teacher and a practitioner.
We will cover vital aspects like rigging, safety, do's and don'ts excessively to make sure you are more than 100% prepared to teach a safe and fun class.
Anatomy and Physiology
This is a very important aspect of the course and thus is treated with the utmost care, we will look closer into the cardiovascular system as well ass discuss the effects of aerial yoga on muscles, joints, and ligaments.
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle Ethics
In this area, we will cover the basic ethics with teaching aerial yoga. We will discuss its origin from acrobatic sports, the mood we try to create in the class and what kinds of students you may have.
In this final area, students will practice teaching, read the materials provided, complete small written exams regarding the content learned and at the end of the training, teach a full yoga class consisting of all the necessary areas learned.
Dates and Costs
The total cost of the training is separated into a course fee and accommodation. We do not require our students to locate with us, if you feel your situation is better suited for locating else where you are more than welcome to find accommodation near the school location. However, locating in the school holds a lot of valuable factors such as the friendly atmosphere of fellow students, the proximity of our instructors, who are always ready to answer your questions, as well as the fact that the school is only 10 minutes away from the beach and all kinds of other cultural cafes, shops and temples. For any questions regarding the contents of the training, the accommodation or general information please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
[3 Days] 30hr Teacher Training
Tuition + shared accommodation: $600
Tuition + private accommodation: $700
2019 Course Dates:
26 - 29 September 2019
28 - 29 December 2019
2020 Course Dates:
25 - 29 January 2020
More to be announced.