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Orientation to Iyengar Certification with Heather Haxo Phillips
March 5, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Becoming a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher is the gold standard for teaching in yoga, not because people pass a test but because the process sharpens and hones their teaching skills. Are you curious what Iyengar Yoga certification is all about? Are you considering taking the steps to become a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher? This interactive and experiential workshop will walk you through the certification process from preparing for the new Introductory I/II combined assessment to taking the leap to the Intermediate Jr. levels. Heather will walk you through specific study skills for developing your personal practice, pranayama, teaching and preparing for the written test.
This is your opportunity to learn from a seasoned teacher and build a community to support your own teaching throughout the years. This is not an asana class and will not focus on any particular syllabi.
Open to all levels of teachers and aspiring teachers:
- anyone curious about what Iyengar Certification process is all about
- anyone who might consider assessment in the future
- anyone who plans to go up in the next two years
Saturday March 5th
Part 1: 2- 3 pm includes a tea break
Overview of Iyengar yoga certification – why you would want to become a certified Iyengar yoga teacher, and what the assessment process is all about. This includes how to qualify to apply, and an overview of the 2016 assessment process and its timeline. We will discuss the certification manual, the application and the weekend-long test itself.
Part 2: 3 – 5 pm:
Geared specifically toward those who plan to apply for certification in the next two years. We will discuss the important nuts-and-bolts in the preparation process, including habits of successful teachers. Topics will include selecting your mentors and working with them, planning your mock assessments and videos, how to prepare your required knowledge and especially how to use the process of assessment to improve your teaching and life-long studentship. There will be plenty of time to ask questions.
Part 1 only: $10
Part 1 & 2: $30, includes extensive handouts