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Winter Online Yoga Teacher Training Course

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Winter Online 200 Hour Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training Course

January – March 2021

Have you ever thought about becoming a Yoga Teacher? Yoga Hero’s Winter Online 200 hour Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training Course is perfect for anyone who would like to explore a career in teaching yoga, or would like to deepen their knowledge and practice of yoga.

Our Winter Online Teacher Training Course will focus on safety first; how to help students modify for their energy levels, strength and flexibility at each moment. A focus on safety throughout each practice keeps both student and instructor mindful and present.

Secondary to that is improvement; personal, professional, mental and physical improvement. At Yoga Hero, we believe every time you step on your yoga mat; it’s a hero move. It can be easy to turn on the telly, or go to the pub, so the decision to yoga or meditate instead, is the work of a hero! Every time you decide to do your yoga, or your meditation, or both, it’s a huge contribution towards that continual improvement.

We all have strength to build, or patience to cultivate, or philosophy to learn, or alignment to understand. As Yoga Heroes, understanding and respecting this is stage 1, and working towards your own personal and professional improvement is stage 2; which lasts a lifetime.

Course Information

Our course will cover:

  • Philosophy, Mantra and Meditation
    • Including study of the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita
    • The importance of Mantra
    • Meditation; techniques, and the importance of a regular practice
  •  Asana
    • Including setting up for, coming out of, and time in, key asanas
    • Modifications, variations and adjustments for key asanas
  • Anatomy
    • Understand ‘safety first’
    • How our Yoga practice and specifically the breath affects our nervous system
    • Key muscles, bones, joints and actions in the body
    • Understanding fascia; connective tissue, and it’s importance in our yoga practice
  • Pranayama
    • Teaching pranayama (breathing) techniques
    • Developing a pranayama practice
  • Teaching methodology
    • Determining the most effective learning methodology for you
    • Creating scripts for key poses and sequences
    • Learning how to demonstrate key poses
    • Learning how to work with diversity within class attendees, such as age, physical and mental wellness and experience of yoga
    • Leading Pay As You Feel classes in the Yoga Hero studio with an experienced instructor attending, who will provide constructive feedback for continuous improvement
  • The importance of being a yoga teacher (with how to)
    • Understanding insurance
    • Being self-employed and organised
    • Making a living
    • Being business-like and yogic!
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The benefits of Yoga Hero’s Teacher Training Course

Yoga Hero has provided an environment for teacher trainees to gain experience since the opening of the studio in 2015.

Our timetabled ‘Pay As You Feel’ classes are specifically designed to cultivate a space where trainee instructors can practice teaching people with a variety fitness levels, experience of yoga, whilst refining their style, their instructions, and their adjustments, under the supervision of an experienced instructor.

These Pay As You Feel classes will be available to teach by trainees on our Teacher Training Course, so you can start getting experience, and getting paid, as soon as we, and you, feel that you are ready.

This is a really amazing opportunity to kick start your new career in one of the biggest, and busiest, yoga studios in the North of England!

Teacher Training Online: How it Works

There are many benefits to attending an online training including:

  • You get to attend from your own home, so no travelling each morning and evening
  • We’re able to share information in a range of ways; with images and text in a digestible format
  • There’s real clarity to all the information
  • You’re able to record lectures for future reference
  • You can attend where ever in the world you are, as long as you have an internet connection and a smartphone / tablet / computer

If you would like to teach ‘in-person’ classes after the course, i.e. not just teach yoga online, we offer a ‘teaching in-person’ conversion course; taking all the philosophy, anatomy, sequencing and teaching knowledge you’ve gained online, and crafting this in to confidence teaching in studios, workplaces, gyms, etc etc.

This conversion course is completely optional, and you can decide to join it at any time during the course, so you have plenty of time to consider if, and how, you’d like to share your yoga with others.

Dates

All dates are 2021:

Sunday 3rd – Sunday 10th January, 8:30am – 5:30pm

Thursday 21st – Sunday 24th January, 8:30am – 5:30pm

Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th February, 8:30am – 5:30pm

Friday 19th – Sunday 21st February, Friday is 6:00 – 9:00pm, Saturday & Sunday are both 8:30am – 5:30pm

Friday 5th – Sunday 7th March,  Friday is 6:00 – 9:00pm, Saturday & Sunday are both 8:30am – 5:30pm

 

 

Optional teaching ‘in-person’ conversion course, held at Yoga Hero, Leeds, UK:

Friday 19th – Sunday 21st March,  Friday is 6:00 – 9:00pm, Saturday & Sunday are both 8:30am – 5:30pm

Investment

Early bird is £2,250 – this is available until 1st July 2020.

The price thereafter is £2,500.

The optional teaching ‘in-person’ course is £200.

Payment Plan

Payment in installments is available:

Deposit of £350 – this is non-refundable, and required to confirm your place on the course

Payment of £500 required by 1st August

Payment of £500 required by 1st September

Payment of £500 required by 1st October

Balance required by 1st December

 

We can be completely flexible with payment plan dates and amounts, but the full amount must be paid prior to the start of the course.

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What’s Included?

Yoga Hero Teacher Trainees will receive complimentary Yoga Hero Membership for the duration of the course. Yoga Hero Membership includes *all* in-house classes, workshops and courses!

Teacher Trainees will also receive a massive 50% off Yoga Hero Membership from the date of payment of the non-refundable £350 deposit, until the start of the course.

Also included is your qualification (on successful assessment), your qualification certificate, non-compulsory teaching hours for the Pay As You Feel classes at Yoga Hero, teacher training manual, use of yoga equipment whilst at the Yoga Hero studio

Please note that the investment costs do not include any transportation, food, accommodation, yoga equipment to take away with you or anything else not explicitly stated above.

As a Yoga Hero Teacher Trainee, and then graduate, you receive discounts off all our further training courses, including:

  • 50 Yin Yoga Teacher Training
  • 40 Hour Restorative Yoga with Mindfulness and Yoga Nidra
  • 85 Hour Pregnancy Teacher Training

Course Leaders

Angela Jervis-Read

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Angela Jervis-Read E-RYT 500 has been immersed in the world of yoga since 1998. She stumbled upon the science while seeking out a way to manage her chronic back pain. Within a only a few months of practising her physical pain and attitude towards life had shifted dramatically. It was at this time that she realised that her mission in life was to spread the magic of yoga around the world.

Known as a pain specialist, Angela’s intuitive nature fuels her ability to manipulate the relationship between mind and body. She holds a private practice in Toronto, where she works one-on-one with people suffering from PTSD, depression, anxiety, arthritis, repetitive strain injuries and other mental and physical discomforts. Compassion and kindness define her approach.

Sought out by studios around the globe, Angela leads international teacher trainings, retreats and workshops in the both the yin and vinyasa traditions.

Angela has an incredible depth of knowledge across yoga philosophy, anatomy, asana and how to teach yoga, and she is passionate about sharing this with others. Angela truly believes that being a yoga teacher in this day and age is a very important task, and one that must be taken seriously. Good yoga teachers have the power, and the potential to spread peace and calm, as well as triggering inspiration to be a better person. This, and much more, will feed into our yoga teacher training course.

Inspirations both and on and off the mat are: Jeannine Woodall, Hali Schwartz, Sarah Powers, Tom Myers and Rishi Sudhir of the Sampoorna Yoga School in Goa – India. She makes her home in Toronto with the love of her life and her two sweet dogs.

Holly Mcfee

Holly Mcfee is the owner of Yoga Hero Ltd. Holly has been practicing yoga since 2010, and teaching since 2013. Holly embarked upon her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training here in Leeds, and after balancing a full time job and teaching yoga for just six months, went full time in to teaching.

In August 2015 Holly opened the Yoga Hero studio in Leeds Dock, and in June 2017 this studio expanded to become one of the largest dedicated yoga spaces in the North of England.

Holly’s experience in opening two busy studios, and years of self-employment, will be shared to help trainees build a thriving yoga business, should you wish to. Holly is an experienced Ashtanga, Rocket, Vinyasa Flow and Yin teacher, and the diversity across these disciplines combined with her passion for spreading the benefits of yoga, and her dedication to make teachers be the best they can be, mean that teacher trainees will receive a vital combination of learning about the many aspects of yoga practice, philosophy, and teaching.

Aside from teaching and practising yoga, Holly loves to walk her pug, see friends and family, have the odd beer and explore the world.

Who is this course for?

This course is open to anyone who has been practicing yoga for a minimum of two years, who is passionate about yoga!

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About Yoga Hero

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Hero has been established since March 2013. Initially, classes were ‘popping up’ in church halls, arts galleries, cafes, skateparks… you name it! Over time, we eventually found a beautiful home in Leeds Dock.

Yoga Hero has three studios, one with a capacity of up to 80, one with a capacity of 20, and the third is perfect for small private groups or one to one sessions. At Yoga Hero, we offer everything from Introduction to Yoga Courses, Pay As You Feel Classes, up to 200 hour Foundation Teacher Training Qualifications and Further Training, such as Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and much more!

Our teacher training course has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals. Our graduates are trained to the highest standard and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals.