SYTT 200: SELF-Empowerment Yoga Teacher Training
About this Training
This 200 hour program is held in Kalamazoo, MI, and is hosted by best selling author, senior ParaYoga® teacher, and East/West Psychotherapist, Karina Ayn Mirsky, MA, ERYT.
This program is registered with the National Yoga Alliance and meet the LARA standards for adult education in the state of Michigan.
The 1st goal of this program is to empower the learner with the tools to embody radical self-awareness, self-acceptance and self-care, to facilitate growth and positive change in all aspects of life, not just on the yoga mat.
The 2nd goal is to transform the "learner" into a "leader" with the ability to help others become more aware and empowered both in yoga practice, and in their lives.
What You'll Learn:
How to embody your highest S.E.L.F (Sustainable, Empowered, Loving, Form), and guide others into it too
How to use the somatic, psychological, and spiritual tools of yoga to create positive changes
How yoga practice can be customized for unique individual needs
How to facilitate both individual and collective healing through yoga
Classical Yoga Philosophy & Psychology
Posture Alignment, Sequencing & Hands on Adjustments
Assessing Student Needs & Making Modifications with Props
Structural Anatomy & Physiology
Subtle Anatomy (chakras, prana, etc)
Systematic Relaxation, Pranayama & Meditation
Principles of Ayurveda (time of day, season, constitution, etc)
Business, Ethics, Inclusion, and Equity in the yoga industry
This Experience Will Change Your Life…
Through transformative practice and study participants grow as individuals form a tight bond with one another. Trainees learn how to become a positive force in their own lives and in their communities. Read what our graduates have to say.
Upcoming Training Dates:
Training tiers must be completed sequentially.
Format & Daily Schedule
Monday to a Saturday: 9:00 am-5:30 pm (with a lunch break)
The morning sessions are open to public drop-ins.
The afternoon sessions are closed to our training group.
Next Section Dates: Registration Open!
Tier 1: Oct 12-17, 2020
Tier 2: Jan 18-23, 2021
Tier 3: April 5-10, 2021
Live meeting dates are subject to change based on the status of Covid-19.
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A Note from Karina...
It's the unique individuals within these groups who create some of the most valuable opportunities for us to learn and grow. Each participant's personal experiences, interests, and limitations are honored here. You are invited to come as you are, into a sacred space to become...
Become more than just a "yoga instructor" going through the motions. Become a guiding light to yourself and to others. Become a true teacher, become a Yoga Teacher.