Evolving Consciously: 300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
To consciously choose to come together to advance our knowledge, refine our skills, and step more fully and honestly into our Self. This program is designed as an exploration of the practitioners quest of..."How do I evolve from here?"
What is Evolving Consciously? Evolving Consciously is a program designed to guide us to the remembrance of the fundamental expression of Oneness. With the beautiful merging of spirit and science, we embrace traditional yoga teachings and time-honoured methods of healing. This course is integrative, compelling and relevant for yoga teaching today. Step out of the box of yoga instructor and into the arena of Yoga Teacher.
We offer a program that is rich and experiential, which invites you to sink into the heart of the practice through dedicated studentship and self-inquiry. Evolving Consciously gives you a broader and deeper set of skills and insights to bring into your practice and teaching. The 'advanced' quality of this training is not merely about so-called advanced asanas, but rather leads us on the admirable path of self-discovery. Here we peel back the layers, allow room for vulnerability, and reveal the truth of who we are.
Who is this training for? The Evolving Consciously course is designed for yoga teachers and committed practitioners who are ready to deepen their understanding of the practice, the Self, and the field of Consciousness.
Our 300-Hour Yoga Alliance Registered program allows teachers with a 200-Hour certificate from any other Yoga Alliance recognized school to then be eligible for their RYT-500 upon successful completion. If your initial 200-hour program was not Yoga Alliance certifiable, you can still participate in our program, but will not be eligible to register as a RYT-500 through Yoga Alliance. If you are simply a dedicated student with no 200-hour certification but are drawn to this course, we welcome you and will support your learning as well. Our 300-hour curriculum is designed to deepen and enrich your experience both as a practitioner of yoga and as a teacher of this powerful and transformational practice.
***Our program allows TWOYEARS for completion, so if there is a module or two that doesn’t work for you time wise, you can always join us the following year for completion and full certification of the program. Additionally all our modules are set up as 'individual pods' meaning you can join our training at any time and be right on track.***
Evolving Consciously Modules:
All Modules: With every module (Realm) we begin each day with a 90-120 minute practice which can include pranayama, meditation and asana.
The Physical Realm: With over eleven major systems in the body why limit yourself to experiencing and teaching from muscles and bones? This module explores the illuminate world of what makes us up! Experience moving from organs, the restoration of the nervous system as the body fits into itself, and the abyss of our physicality. "Consciousness is meant to be experienced throughout the whole body not limited to the mystical realms of mediation." Major topics include but are not limited too...
Sacred Geometry –Learn how the body fits into itself
Moving Organ-ically- Your body is vast arena of enlightenment awaiting your attention.
Myo-fascia Meridians-Learn how to release, rewire, and rehydrate these tissues
See Your Students-Sharpen your eye for detailing students.
Assisting and Adjusting- Adjust your own and you students asanas
The Conscious/Subconscious Realm: The mind is the brain in action, and to understand the workings of the mind, we must first understand the brain. Learn the physiological workings of the human brain and its partner, the nervous system, dissect the conscious and subconscious states of mind, and begin to recognize unconscious patterns and programs. From this understanding you will gain the tools to learn how to guide students into clearer states of receptivity.
Major topics include but are not limited too...
Belief Systems – Understand the driver behind many of our actions, reactions and life experiences.
The Human Brain- Learn the physiological workings of the brain and it's partner the nervous system,
Art of Restoration-Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga.
Advanced Yamas and Niyamas-How to teach their essence without sounding preachy or dogmatic.
Yoga Nidra- This wisdom teaching is a portal into one’s authentic nature.
The Subtle Realm: The Subtle Body is often the 'under-discussed' or 'unknown' body layer. What exactly is the Subtle or Energetic body? Physics teaches that everything vibrates: the chair you’re sitting in, the food you eat, the rocks and trees. Whether or not we hear it, everything has a sound, a vibration all its own. That sound is called resonance, the frequency at which an object naturally vibrates. Each part of our bodies has its own natural resonance, and vibrational medicine. This module is designed to bring us 'in tune' with our natural resonance and to re-claim this missing link in teaching. Major topics include but are not limited too...
Subtle Body Systems- Nadis, chakras, meridians and vayus, and we will also look at DNA and genetic code
Sound Bathing-Resonate with quartz crystal singing bowls
Psychology and the Chakra System- An in-depth study of the Chakra systems
Therapeutic Drum Circles- awaken the dormant panic energy that resides within us all.
Advanced Pranayama – Connect more deeply with the powerful realm of the energy body
The Teaching Realm: Looking for practical tools to help you incorporate philosophical or heart-centered themes into your classes without sounding fluffy or dogmatic? Do you teach from your authentic voice and know how to intelligently sequence your classes to create that euphoric feeling? This session is designed for teachers looking for ways to mine their own knowledge and experience into their unfolding evolutionary experience. There are no rules to follow just tips, suggestions and lots of encouragement to take your teaching to the next level.
Major topics include but are not limited too...
What makes a teacher inspirational?- Expand pandora's box
Keep the fountain flowing- Gain clarity on how to fill your cup so that you can fill others.
The Profession & Business of Yoga – Getting yourself established as a Yoga professional
Practicum- Be the teacher and the student
Out of Class Hours: (30 non-contact hours) Over the duration of the course there will be 30 hours to complete on your own to make up the 300-hours, which are required for certification. These hours are to be amended by attending 15 classes with one of the lead or supporting teachers for either practice or observation of which you will then journal about and be asked to share your experience at the following in-class session.
Heather Ivany “I believe in every person’s individual journey into their yoga practice. Teaching and living yoga supports us to be positive change agents in the world."
For over 12 years Heather has led teachers trainings, workshops, classes, and retreats throughout western Canada. She is a hunter for authenticity and truth. Heather is a ERYT 500 teacher, writer, and co-founder of yoganetra.com. My inspiration to offer this program is journeying into the integrity of the practice and how it relates to our understanding of who we are. When we harness into our seat of consciousness and bear witness to our habits, emotions, and beliefs it can transform the practice of yoga into a deeper relationship with self and others...this is where we begin to live on purpose! To learn more about Heather click here
Lindsey Park “I am a firm believer that if we remain in a state of allowance the universe will provide us with infinite potential. The catalyst is you.”
Lindsey has been practicing yoga since 2006 and teaching since 2008, she has completed over 1200 hours of formal yoga training as well as spent 1000’s of additional hours in dedicated self-study. Lindsey has led both local and international yoga retreats and workshops, and has been a mentor to many. She has been leading 200-hour teacher trainings since 2012 and has been called to offer a course covering the more expanded layers of existence to assist with the greater evolution of the yoga community. Lindsey is currently fascinated by the human brain and the construct of mind, as well as the undercurrent of consciousness that guides and informs our physical reality. Through this course, Lindsey hopes to offer a new perspective and inspire those who study with her to open their minds and think outside of the yoga box, while opening their hearts to teach from a place of pure authenticity.
Total Program Cost: $950 per module. Full course $3,800 Deposit: A deposit of $950 is required at the time of registration to secure your spot, $500 of which is non-refundable. Payment Plan: If needed we offer a simple payment plan of 3 installments after the initial deposit, with final payment due 30 days before course start date