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Teacher Training FAQ’s

By November 8, 2018Uncategorized

Are you thinking about doing teacher training? We’ve put together a few FAQ’s to help you make your decision! Its time to take your practice & your teaching to the next level.

Q: What is yoga teacher training? What is the promise of the program?

Yoga teacher training is a hand-on training program designed to leave you ready to lead a power vinyasa yoga class.

You will leave the Power of Your Om Yoga Teacher Training being a natural leader and an effective educator of the principles and practices of the PoYO teaching methodology as a natural expression of who you are. You will have the ability to powerfully and naturally alter what happens in your classroom environments and in all areas of your life, moment to moment, using the tools of physical yoga (asana), meditation (dhyana) and inquiry (niyama) as a means to positively contribute to the planet and be up to something bigger than ourselves. As a team, we will empower you and anyone willing to push, play, and expand into their fullest potential and to give you access to leave a life- affirming footprint of your own legacy in the world.

Q: Is this teacher training affiliated with an RYS? What sets this program apart from other similar ones?

We are a registered yoga school through Yoga Alliance. Not all schools are registered through yoga alliance, in your search for a school, this quality check can be helpful.

Q: What is the certification that I will be granted once graduated?

Upon completion, you will receive your 200 hour yoga teacher certification

Q: Who leads the teacher training? What are their qualifications?

Adrienne Smith & Tricia Speidel, read more about these rockstars HERE.

Q: What is the style of the training?

We teach you how to lead a powerful vinyasa yoga class. At Power of Your Om, we are a Baptiste affiliate studio, so you will be learning to teach from the sequence Journey into Power.

Q: How many trainees do you accept in teach ytt round?

12 maximum

Q: What is the full financial commitment to this program?

The cost of the deposit for the program is $250. The cost (if paid in full) is $3000. Payment plans are available. Cost of books for teacher training range from $30-75.

After teacher training, we require anyone in a teaching/assisting capacity to purchase their own insurance coverage, this ranges from $125 – 200.

Q: What do the graduates of this program have to say about it?

Q: What is the curriculum and class format?

Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to;

Coaching on how to be a powerful communicator on and off your mat

Anatomy & Physiology

Asana – Biomechanics, Alignment, Modifications & Assisting

Philosophy & Ethics

Diet & Lifestyle

Communication & Presentation Skills

Life Coaching

Meditation, Breathing Techniques & Self-Study

The Business of Yoga

Tons of Practice Teaching

Additionally, each in-between weekend, we offer a “teaching pod”. This is a one hour supplementary practice teaching get-together led by a Power of Your Om staff member to keep our teachers in training in the work even when class isn’t in session.

Q: How long will it take to get certified? What is the time commitment?

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is comprised of 7 total weekends.  The dates for our Spring 2019 Training are January 11-13, 25-27, February 8-10, 22-24, March 8-10, 29-31, April 12-14. The schedule commitment for each training is as follows: Friday 6pm – 10pm, Saturday 8:00am – 8:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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