Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 (Online)

Skill level: BeginnerCPD hours: 200 hours
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Course details

  • No prior experience of Yoga needed
  • On course completion, teach Yoga to your clients as part of your usual practice
  • Fully online, meaning you can pause, rewind & replay at any time
  • One to one support, throughout the course
  • Delivered by Kelly Norman, a Chartered Physiotherapist, Yoga & Meditation tutor
  • Pay over 5 months here

If you have any questions please email us at yoga@breeze.academy

Course Aim For healthcare and exercise professionals to safely and confidently teach Yoga for the wellbeing of their students.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand what Yoga is and the benefits of practice
  • To be able to proficiently practice Yoga
  • To understand the components that make up a quality Yoga class
  • To be able to structure and teach a Yoga class, and how and when to modify a Yoga posture

Through video, written and audio lessons, you will develop an understanding of how you can create a unique class, that has the power to enhance the wellbeing of those students that you go on to teach.

More specifically, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of Yoga and relaxation
  • Understand the importance of teaching breath work alongside Yoga
  • Be creative in the way in which you structure a Yoga class
  • Fully understand, value and teach all the components of what makes the class you teach stand apart from others
  • Adapt each posture to suit each student’s individual anatomy
  • Understand and implement how to best transition from one Yoga posture to another, to create a class that has flow
  • Develop skills that enable you to teach a Yoga class with confidence, one that students will want to return to
  • How Yoga enhances health & wellbeing
  • The core Yoga poses- and how to teach them!
  • Importance of breathing when coupled with Yoga
  • The physiological impact of Yoga and breathing
  • What each Yoga pose can help with, and how to adapt each one
  • How to teach the preparation of mind and body
  • Guided meditation/relaxation

Existing healthcare and exercise professionals such as physiotherapists, nurses, osteopaths, personal trainers, who want to teach Yoga. As an existing healthcare provider, becoming a Yoga teacher will allow you to prescribe Yoga with confidence, as part a client’s rehabilitation plan.

Breeze Academy has a global reputation for delivering exceptional quality education.

Kelly Norman has a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy and is a Yoga and Meditation Teacher. She has her own practice, Wellness Therapeutics, in Northumberland. Kelly works clinically as a Physiotherapist and has been practicing Yoga and meditation for over 20 years. At her studio, she teaches a wide variety of classes such as baby and mother Yoga, sport/injury specific Yoga, and Yoga for minority groups such as those with autism.

On course completion, you will be able to use Yoga as part of your day to day practice - additional accredition with another body is not required.

This is a fully online course. You can set the pace and access high quality education whenever and wherever you want, which eradicates the need and extra cost of attending an intensive face to face course. In addition, you will have one to one sessions with Kelly that can be arranged at a time that suits you, no matter your time zone.

This course is designed for existing healthcare and exercise professionals such as physiotherapists, nurses, osteopaths, personal trainers.

Agenda

Phase 1: Establishing the foundationsOnline

In Phase 1, we will establish the fundamental foundations to Yoga - what is it's history, what are the different forms it can take, and how does it help with health and wellbeing?

Phase 2: Yoga preparation skillsOnline

Before launching into poses, the Yoga teacher must understand the importance of warm up postures and the Ujjayi breath. In Phase 2, we will take you through why these are important, the biological impact, and how best to master these important skills.

Phase 3: The core Yoga posesOnline

Here, you will learn the core poses that will be the cornerstone to every Yoga class you teach. Video demonstrations with explanations are provided, coupled with one to one support from Kelly

Phase 4: How to teach Yoga part 1Online

Now you have mastered the core poses, we show you how to teach someone else - what areas to look for, how to provide corrections, the best ways to assist with someone who is struggling.

Phase 5: How to teach Yoga part 2

Here, we will focus on progression. Where you have students who are managing poses with ease, we can push them further to continue their development

Phase 6: Fundamental components of a Yoga classOnline

  • Beginning a class
  • How to structure a class
  • Effort versus comfort
  • Set "an intention"
  • Troubles in a bag
  • Belly breathing
  • Body scan relaxation/meditation

Phase 7: Preparing to teach a classOnline

  • PAR-Q
  • Preparing yourself to teach
  • Beginning a class and setting the scene
  • Legal stuff
  • Getting your timings right
  • Transitions
  • Corrections
  • Multiple choice test
  • Video submission

Phase 8: And now, you are ready to beginOnline

  • Multiple choice test
  • One to one support session with Kelly
  • Final video submission

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