Advanced Alignment + Adjustments Teacher Training with Eoin Finn
Mar
12
to Mar 17

Advanced Alignment + Adjustments Teacher Training with Eoin Finn

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Advanced Alignment + Adjustments Teacher Training with Eoin Finn  
March 12 - 17 2019
Yoke Torquay
$895 - limited spaces available

If you are looking to understand yoga alignment, deepen your practice and offer precise adjustments that are perfectly suited to the needs of individuals, this is the training for you.

Join international yoga teacher, Eoin Finn for an epic training designed to advance your skillset and further serve your community through a refined and safe alignment practice. 

Upon completion of this training you will:

  • Understand Blissology Alignment Principles that make yoga more therapeutic and enjoyable; stable yet relaxed and elegant
  • Apply these principles so you know deep but safe adjustments solidly
  • Cue and adjust both basic poses and advanced inversions and backbends as well as off axis poses that combine multiple vectors
  • Understand and embody the psychology of Blissology Yoga balancing the ego drive with the wisdom of our deepest hearts
  • See the importance of Somatic Awareness for you and your students.
  • Understand the importance of the planes of movement in yoga asana and adjustments
  • Learn the skills and art of touch and attunement 
  • Learn the Blissology Advanced series.

About Eoin: 
Eoin Finn is a yogi, surfer and blissologist from Vancouver, BC. A philosophy graduate, he has been deepening his understanding of Meditation, Yoga + Eastern Philosophy since 1989. He commitment deepened in the mid-nineties he moved to Maui and learned Ashtanga and Power Yoga and later Vinjana Yoga.


“It is my life's mission to stay in touch with the deep vibration of Love so that I can be a conduit for it in all I do in life. I want to inspire people to be continuously lit up by this mysterious but powerful force. One of the best ways is to get out in nature and let its beauty fuel you.”

Student requirements: 

200hr YTT graduate or advance student looking to develop their personal practice  

Advanced Alignment + Adjustments is an accredited 50 hour Yoga Alliance certified training

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Yin Yang Sequencing with Jen Crescenzo
Mar
2
to Mar 4

Yin Yang Sequencing with Jen Crescenzo

March 2, 3, 4, Torquay
Friday night 6 - 8pm
Saturday 11 - 5:30pm
Sunday 11 - 5:30pm  

BUY YIN/YANG SEQUENCING $460

In this training you'll dig deeper into the concepts of Yin and Yang and learn to structure classes that balance the rhythmic, heating qualities of Yang practice with the cooling, reflective qualities of Yin practice.  You'll explore beyond the boundaries of classical Hatha yoga, incorporating movements from dance and martial arts and primal movements like rolling and crawling.  You'll learn to use props in completely new ways, working over, under, and around your blocks and bolsters to become more agile and aware. You'll embody the tiger, the dragon, the elephant, and the ninja to experience the transformative power of your imagination and stoke the fire of your creativity.  You'll move dynamically through the space around you to connect more profoundly to the space within you.  Refresh your practice, refine your movements, and lead more powerful classes!

Investment:
$460 per weekend (15 hours) Yoke Members receive 10% off
$890 for two weekends (30 hours) Yoke Members receive 10% off

Each module includes a course manual and each training earns a certificate of completion.  Combine 2 modules for a 30 Hour Certificate of Completion and continuing education points with Yoga Alliance.

Jennifer is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 and a Yoga Alliance Certified Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) . She has been at the forefront of Yin Yoga in Australia, teaching Melbourne's first Yin classes and leading Yin Teacher Trainings in Australia and internationally.  

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Yin Fundamentals with Jen Crescenzo
Feb
9
to Feb 11

Yin Fundamentals with Jen Crescenzo

Feb 9, 10, 11, Torquay
Friday night 6 - 8pm
Saturday 11 - 5:30pm
Sunday 11 - 5:30pm 

BUY FUNDAMENTALS $460

BUY FUNDAMENTALS AND YIN/YANG SEQUENCING $890

This course covers foundational anatomy and Yin philosophy and postures and experimentation in the "Posture Lab" to discover creative ways to vary or modify postures for a safe, sustainable, and effective practice.

Yin Yoga is first and foremost the decision to experience your body as an integrated whole.  
Yin moves you slowly into postures to feel what limits you when you go to reach, twist, bend, or extend.  Through the Yin method you gradually recover lost ranges of motion and explore new territory in your body and mind.

Over two weekends at Yoke Yoga in Torquay join Jennifer Crescenzo to learn about this essential practice.

Investment:

$460 per weekend (15 hours) Yoke Members receive 10% off
$890 for two weekends (30 hours) Yoke Members receive 10% off

Each module includes a course manual and each training earns a certificate of completion.  Combine 2 modules for a 30 Hour Certificate of Completion and continuing education points with Yoga Alliance.

Jennifer is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 and a Yoga Alliance Certified Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) . She has been at the forefront of Yin Yoga in Australia, teaching Melbourne's first Yin classes and leading Yin Teacher Trainings in Australia and internationally.

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IMMERSION IN THE HEART OF SOUND with Anandra George
Oct
16
to Oct 28

IMMERSION IN THE HEART OF SOUND with Anandra George

Dates: October 16 to 28, 2017

Location: Yoke, 2 Baines Crescent, Torquay

Investment:
Early bird: $2,500 AUD (June 15)
After June 15: $2750 AUD

Payment plans available, email kate@yokeyoga.com.au)

Immerse yourself in the transformational power of sound with highly respected international teacher of the yoga of sound, Anandra George.

Deep, vibrational and healing this training focuses on direct experience of mantra, nāda, kīrtan & bhakti yoga. Learn how to lead Vedic style mantra chanting experiences and fall in love with your practice and your life.

Anandra is dynamic, devotional, full of deep practical wisdom, rare-to-find details, and is seriously fun! She is from Hawaii, teaches frequently in Tokyo, and currently lives, sings, and teaches at an Indian ashram at the personal request of one of India’s most revered saints. After 20 years of practice and teaching, she created the world’s first 200-hour RYT focused entirely on the transformational power of sound.


Yoke Torquay is honoured to be hosting Anandra to deliver, for the first time ever in Australia, Module 1 of her Yoga Alliance certified 200 hour training.

Anandra will be joined by Stephanie Keiko Kong, a Hawaii-based yoga educator who glorifies a deep synthesis of dedicated academia and booty-shaking fun.

Core Lecture Topics

  • Origin & History of Mantra Part 1 – The progression from silence to sound, sound to alphabets, alphabets to mantra, mantra to epic poems

  • Falling in Love with Sanskrit ~ The Delightful Creative Play of Consciousness; Sanskrit from a Tantric Perspective

  • The Body of Mantra ~ Mantra Puruṣa for Healing Physical & Energetic Levels

  • Your Mantra Toolkit: Bīja (seed), Tāraka (liberation), Saguṇa (with form), Nirguṇa (formless), Navagraha (planetary)

  • Mantra for the Modern Yogi- The Stages of Mantra Meditation, from “Life Jacket” to Divine Life

  • Establishing mantric consciousness ~ moving from a reactive to a generative way of being

  • Tapasya: the Grace of burning what is not Real ~ principles, case studies, and personal exercises

  • Loving & Evolving Your Citta Vṛtti ~ As you Think, So you Create!

  • NVC (Compassionate Communication) exercises for practical daily integration of yogic principles into our speech to self and others. Module 1 focus is on self-empathy, savoring gratitude, and making requests that enrich life.

  • Vedic Chanting (more practice with transliteration, chanting, leading chants in Vedic style)

  • Healing Mantras – Part 1 – An overview of mantras for healing: elemental, archetypal, ayurvedic, mantra puruṣa

  • Ayurveda & the Mind ~ Cultivating Thriving Balance and Proper Use of the Mental Apparatus

  • Creating a home practice – Lecture and discussion on how to use a mala, where and when to practice, how to choose mantras for practice, and when and why to practice silently, quietly, or with full voice.

    After Module 1, trainees will be able to:

  • Read and accurately pronounce any Sanskrit word from its transliterated form, using the accurate mouth position.

  • Understand the elemental vibrations of the Sanskrit alphabet for further exploration and healing applications.

  • Chant mantras in the Vedic style of chanting.

  • Understand the stages of mantra sadhana in order to observe their own progress in the interim between modules.

  • Explore their own authentic teaching and singing voice.

  • Sing basic Hindustani vocal exercises.

  • Sing alāp in the microtones of Rāga Bhairav, and sing a simple composition in Rāga Bhūpālī.

  • Sing or play several devotional songs (of their choice) for practice in the interim between modules.

NOTE: Neither singing ability nor musical experience are required in order to attend this training. Importance is placed on your direct experience of the power of sound itself, not on musical or singing skill. All students will be invited to participate in the group chanting, and to demonstrate their understanding of the material.

Students taking the course as an immersion only may opt out of leading chanting sessions; students taking the course as a teacher training and preparing for Module 2 may be invited to sing solo or lead group chanting sessions as they feel ready.

Tuition Fee of $2,750 AUD includes:

Training and course materials, including: a 200-page manual; properly transliterated Sanskrit mantra and kīrtan reference book; mantra Mp3’s; instructional pronunciation videos; extensive enrichment activities including a 40 day online mantra group; and much more.

Dates: October 16 to 28, 2017

This training takes place at Yoke Torquay. Accommodation options in Torquay are plentiful.

Email kate@yokeyoga.com.au if you’d like to share and would like to be put in touch with other students who are staying in Torquay for the training.

Prerequisites:

http://truefreedomcoaching.com/prerequisites/

“Anandra, your teachings allowed the mantras to come to life within: Every sound within the mantra became a living, breathing essence that carried me deeper and deeper within the heart. Thank you for this profound gift.” -Kathryn Wiese, Certified Anusara Yoga Instructor, Kirtan Wallah and Director of There’s No Place Like OM Yoga Studio, Waimea, Hawaii

“Sanskrit has always felt like a necessary part of yoga teaching but was never my favourite thing… But the way Anandra teaches, the sounds are infused with magic. The tantric stories make the pronunciation meaningful, a sacred experience. It’s a whole new world.” - Kate Henry, Yoke Yoga

 

 

 

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Yin Training with Jen Cresenzo - module two
Sep
15
to Sep 17

Yin Training with Jen Cresenzo - module two

Yin Yoga is an essential part of a balanced approach to movement (and life!) that helps you move through the world with more integrity and greater purpose. Over two weekends at Yoke Yoga in Torquay join Jennifer Crescenzo to learn about this integral practice.

Jennifer is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 and a Yoga Alliance Certified Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) . She has been at the forefront of Yin Yoga in Australia, teaching Melbourne's first Yin classes and leading Yin Teacher Training in Australia and internationally. 

Where:

Yoke Yoga Torquay, 2 Baines Cres

Dates and Certification Details:

Module Two: Yin Sequencing (September 15 - 17)

Module Three: Details coming soon

Each module includes a course manual and each training earns a certificate of completion.  Combine 2 modules for a 30 Hour Certificate of Completion and take all 3 modules (and complete a final assignment) to earn a 50 Hour certificate.

Investment:

$460 per weekend (includes manual and a 15 Hour Certificate of Completion) Yoke Members receive 10% discount

$890 for two weekends (includes manuals for each training and a 30 Hour Certificate of Completion) Yoke Members receive 10% discount


Buy Single Module $460

Buy Module One and Two $890


Schedule:

Each module runs on the same schedule

Friday: 6-8pm
Sat: 11:30 to 6pm
Sun:11:00 to 5:30pm

Weekend Two: Yin Sequencing (September 15-17)

In this weekend training, we dive deeper into the physical and energetic anatomy of Yin Yoga.  Through lecture, demonstrations, and led Yin practice you will be introduced to two different body maps: the Anatomy Trains of Tom Myers and the Five Organ Networks of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  You will learn how to use these maps to organize and deliver powerful and effective Yin Yoga sequences.  

The Yin method embraces the anatomy of connection and a Yin approach helps students feel how the joints of the feet, ankles, knees, hips, spine, hands, wrists, and shoulders are influenced by myofascial chains that coordinate movement and direct energy. An effective sequence can help students feel these chains and find the broken links where they have lost the ability to move naturally and efficiently. Understanding the way the muscles and connective tissues regulate the flow of energy in the body can also help us understand and feel the meridians mapped by Traditional Chinese Medicine.  An understanding of the meridians can help you describe the more subtle dimensions of the postures so that your sequences are influential on multiple levels. 

Who is this training for?

For yoga teachers and students alike.

For yoga teachers, learning the Yin method can make you a more knowledgable and versatile yoga teacher and help you reach a more diverse group of students. 

For yoga students, learning the Yin method can help you understand how your own body moves (or how and why it gets stuck!) so you can restore areas of your body compromised by over-training, injury, or a more sedentary lifestyle.  

About Jennifer:

Since 2009 Jennifer has been mentored by Yin Yoga founder Paul Grilley, completing his foundational courses and advanced studies in the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali.  She has additional Yin training with Sarah Powers.  Seeking greater understanding of the human form, Jennifer studies with leading fascia researcher and educator Tom Myers and dissected a human cadaver under the instruction of Gil Hedley.

Jennifer is a life-long athlete and loves movement in all forms, from the quiet stillness of Yin to the explosive power of weightlifting.  Her classes combine fluid movements and still postures and she loves to find new ways to use props!

Jennifer is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500. She has been at the forefront of Yin Yoga in Australia, teaching Melbourne's first Yin classes and leading Yin Teacher Training in Australia and internationally.   In addition, she facilitates YA certified 200 Hour Teacher Trainings in Melbourne and is the co-creator/facilitator of Anatomy for Yoga teacher trainings. 

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