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Yoga for Menopause Teacher Training – Menoyoga®

Friday 3rd – Saturday 4th January 2025

Led by Sally Parkes BSc SYT

This Menoyoga® Yoga for Menopause training is for anyone interested in the transitional time of perimenopause and menopause.

This special, informative and much-needed course aims to deepen your knowledge of this period and give practical ways to manage the transition into midlife with yoga, and is particularly helpful for yoga teachers wanting to tailor their offerings in this field, as well as anyone with a sound knowledge and experience of yoga and an interest in the menopause.

Taught and presented by Sally Parkes BSc SYT, expect to learn the anatomy and physiology of the perimenopausal and menopausal woman, and how yoga can be a valuable and effective tool for managing all the symptoms; mental and physical, of this transitional time.

This important training also includes talks by expert guest speaker Rachel Boon, a naturopath and herbalist specialising in women’s health, who brings her depths of knowledge of how to how to support the perimenopausal and menopausal person in a holistic way

You do not have to be a yoga teacher to attend this training; the training is open to all yoga practitioners, regardless of gender, all you need is a foundational understanding of yoga and a keen interest in this subject.

If you are a yoga teacher, this training will enable you to register 30 hours of learning with Yoga Alliance (US) or Yoga Alliance Professionals (UK). These 30 hours are made up of live in-person training hours, studying pre-recorded material and completing coursework.


Dates

Friday 3rd – Saturday 4th January 2025, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Investment

The price for this 30 hour module is £397

Yoga Hero teacher trainees and graduates get 20% off

Payment in instalments is available.


About the training:

Sally’s trainings are unique in that she shares her extensive knowledge in anatomy and physiology, whilst weaving in all elements of the yoga tradition in order to empower her teacher training students to be able to practice and deliver safe, effective and nurturing classes.

The content of this course will be split into approximately 60% theory and 40% practical work. You will also be expected to complete some coursework following the training before being issued your certificate.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the physiology of the perimenopausal and menopausal woman and understand how to adapt their yoga practice to keep their bodies safe and strong
  • Understand how we can support women’s midlife hormonal health in a holistic way. H*T will also be discussed
  • Improve your teaching skills and feel more confident as a Menoyoga® Yoga for Menopause teacher
  • Deliver bespoke, small classes and one to one menopause yoga sessions that cater for women in the perimenopause and menopause
  • Adapt your existing yoga classes for those in the perimenopause or menopause that may have differing physical needs.

As part of the training, you will receive:

  • Pre-recorded classes for you to download and keep
  • A training manual and certificate in PDF format sent via email
  • A logo from Sally Parkes Yoga stating you are a Menoyoga® Yoga for Menopause Teacher, for you to use on social media and other marketing platforms
  • Ongoing support via a WhatsApp group and our private Facebook group.

Course Leader
Sally Parkes BSc SYT

Yoga for Menopause training - Sally Parkes

Sally Parkes BSc SYT is a senior yoga teacher, the author of three books and has over 25 years of experience teaching women from all walks of life. She has taught her Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training Program worldwide since 2013 and is also a teacher for award winning @movementformodernlife as well as @yogagiveback Global Ambassador. 

Known for her informative and inclusive trainings as well as her warmth and humour, Sally is looking forward to welcoming more wonderful yoga students to her research-based Menopause Yoga Teacher Training in 2024.

Instagram @sallyparkesyogaschool


Who is this course for? 

This course is open to all yoga practitioners, regardless of gender, all you need is a foundational understanding of yoga and a keen interest in this subject.

This course is also open to all yoga teachers who have a 200 hour accreditation from Yoga Alliance Professionals, and / or the Yoga Alliance Organisation, who wish to deepen their practice and teaching.


About Yoga Hero

300 hour 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!

About Leeds Dock

Leeds Dock

Yoga Hero is based in a beautiful part of Leeds called Leeds Dock. Leeds Dock is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Train Station, or there’s a free water taxi service between the train station and the Dock!

Around Leeds Dock are many affordable hotels, such as:
Holiday Inn Express (Two minutes’ walk)
Jury’s Inn (Five minutes’ walk)
Ibis (Five minutes’ walk)
Malmaison (Ten minutes’ walk)

There are also many very reasonably priced AirBnBs on the Dock

Leeds is a quite small city with loads going on. The whole city is walkable by foot, probably 40 minutes’ walk from one end to the other at a steady pace. There’s many independent restaurants and cafes, with our favourite North Star Coffee Shop just two doors down from the studio, serving incredible coffee and food during the day.

If you have any questions about Leeds; what to do, where to stay, or how to get here, just ask the team: hello@yogahero.co.uk // 07743513225