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Immerse yourself in a 24 day long, teacher training experience in the quaint town of Stellenbosch for your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification (YTTC). Situated at Little Studio, you will be able to live the yogic lifestyle while training to become a yoga teacher.  To become an authentic yoga teacher, a deep understanding of the material as well as an embodied understanding is necessary. A holistic approach to oneself and lifestyle is important. By immersing oneself in the daily routine of this teacher training, you will not only learn the theory but also have an opportunity to learn from the experience.

In this intensive course you will learn about the philosophy of yoga, its history and how this relates in today’s world, yoga theory, anatomy and physiology, yogic language, class sequencing, chakras and energy centres, the importance of the breath and specific breathing techniques, mindfulness and meditation, as well as many ancient tools for healing and alignment.

You will be a certified through the Yoga Teacher Fellowship (YTF), but you don’t have to do this course just to teach yoga. It is a transformational experience which will enrich your life, whether you intend to teach or not. The knowledge and teachings are here to benefit you as a human being and as a yogic practitioner. A Yoga Teacher Training is a life changing experience! 

COURSE CONTENTS  | Theory & Practical Application

  • Asana / yoga postures
  • Pranayama / breathing techniques
  • Meditation
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology (including an understanding of the health benefits of yoga techniques and the precautions/contraindications).
  • Alignment principles and injury prevention in yoga postures
  • Sequencing and class planning
  • Modifications
  • Teaching skills
  • Sun Salutations – a dynamic series of Yoga poses to revitalize the body and mind
  • Vinyasa krama
  • Cleansing techniques
  • Chakras
  • Mantra & chanting
  • Yoga nidra
  • Special population groups
  • Yogic philosophy
  • Ashtanga yoga (8 limbs): Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi
  • Different Types of Yoga (Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Raja Yoga).
  • In-depth understanding of Hatha Yoga (history and origins, philosophy, asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha, cleansing techniques)
  • Auyrveda – Introduction to Ayurveda, Ayurveda body types, Ayurveda diet
  • Yogic lifestyle

SCHEDULE FOR THIS INTENSIVE TRAINING

This full 200 hour Yoga Certification Programme includes in-depth, authentic teachings with Yoga Teacher, Movement Specialist and Transformation Facilitator, Fran Siebrits (more about Fran: www.tuningin.co.za). You will gain insights into the deeper aspects of yoga and have many opportunities to practice living a yogic lifestyle.

Due to the nature of intensive trainings, we will decide on tea/lunch breaks as the course unfolds. It is advised to clear your schedule and only focus on this training for the duration of the course.

  • Fridays through to Wednesdays: 08h30 – 17h30
  • Thursdays: Rest day to catch up on some time for yourself and to enjoy your surroundings

CERTIFICATION

You will be a certified through the Yoga Teacher Fellowship (YTF), but you don’t have to do this course just to teach yoga. It is a transformational experience which will enrich your life, whether you intend to teach or not. The knowledge and teachings are here to benefit you as a human being and as a yogic practitioner. A Yoga Teacher Training is a life changing experience!

Theory and practical learning throughout the residential training is accompanied by residential ashram-based yogic lifestyle. Participants are required to attend all sessions for the duration of the training.

Your certification is presented on meeting the requirements of the training:

  • Preparation reading and suggested practice
  • 100% attendance for teaching and practice session
  • Continuous assessments
  • Teaching assessment
  • Practical yoga methodology assessment
  • Written assignments
  • Final exam

COURSE FEES

R29 500 (VAT included) | A deposit of 50% is required upon booking. Remainder to be paid in full before the commencement date of the course.

Cost includes course material, teaching experience & feedback, graduation certificate, all classes at Little Studio for the duration of the training.

Payment Methods Accepted: EFT, SnapScan, Cash

Contact Fran for inquiries and bookings.

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR, FRAN SIEBRITS