Orlando Yoga Teacher Training
The easiest way to approach any learning endeavor is through the teaching path. The teaching path allows a depth of understanding that is not available through the student’s path. The student’s path is a comfortable and passive way of learning that, by nature, cannot lead very far.
Conversely, the teaching path pushes and propels teachers to go deeper, to research, to be flexible, humble, and open to the unexpected. When teaching a person or a group, there is ceaseless moving and changing of the environment, which demands constant awareness, knowledge, and creativity. Although these qualities are available to those who practice yoga regularly, the Yoga teacher will draw on them more repeatedly and, consequently, he/she will go deeper into his or her own nature to perceive imminent changes in the class. Awareness, knowledge and creativity will then be developed to a higher degree of manifestation causing a deeper inner transformation.
Ultimately, the outcome is a profound wisdom that naturally emerges from the challenges and rewards of the teaching path. Although technique is important, teaching Yoga is not about technique, it is mainly about inner transformation.
The Yogamatrix Teacher Training Program offers The 200 Hour Teacher Training based on Yoga practice, philosophy and ethical lifestyle. This Program is designed for those who want to become a Certified Yoga teacher or those who seek to deepen their knowledge and personal Yoga practice. This unique program consist of Hatha-Yoga and the theory underlying its practice: Raja-Yoga and Jnana-Yoga. In addition, we offer Lymphatic Yoga® Teacher Training, the only Registered Yoga School (RYS) offering this groundbreaking certification. Prior 200 HR certification is required to earn a Lymphatic Yoga® certification, however, the courses are available to anyone desiring the benefits of Lymphatic Yoga®.
Nationally recognized by “Yoga Alliance”, the Teacher Training offered by Yogamatrix Studio is taught by Yoga Master Edely Wallace and her experienced staff of certified Yoga Teachers.
The 200 hr - Yoga Teacher Training (200hr-YTT) program consists of six modules:
2 WEEK LONG COURSES (Levels I and II)- held at San Pedro Center in Winter Park
Monday to Friday from 9am-4:30pm.
4 WEEKEND COURSES (201/202/203/204)
Friday, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm: Saturday & Sunday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
All modules of the 200hr-YTT are available within a one year period, every year. They can be taken in any sequence except for the YTT-Week 1 and YTT-Weekend 204, which require attendance to YTT – Week 1. The participants can take the complete course at their own pace. We recommend practicing yoga regularly for at least six months prior to attending this program.
A Yoga Teacher Training Manual is provided and only available to participants attending the YTT Week 1. After completion of each YTT-Week modules, a certificate is issued. Participants will be able to teach a beginner’s Yoga class after YTT-Week 1 is completed. Upon completion of all six modules a 200-Hour Certificate will be issued, which allows the participant to be part of Yoga Alliance Registry.
200 hr-YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEK 1
Curriculum includes: history, philosophy, teaching methodology, asanas (techniques, benefits and contraindications), sequencing, practicum anatomy and physiology as applied to Yoga, chair yoga, relaxation and meditation.
• The 5 Branches of Yoga/ Different Styles of Hatha-Yoga
• Prana and Breath
• Karma and Dharma
• Chakras, Mantras, and Sounds
• Raja-Yoga/ 8 Limbs of Patanjali
• Jnana-Yoga – Yoga of Knowledge
This YTT module includes "Teacher Training Manual", Jnana-Yoga Philosophy booklet and daily vegetarian lunch.
200 hr-YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEK 2
(Pre-requisite: 200- Yoga Teacher Training Week 1)
Curriculum includes: asanas, pranayama relaxation, meditation, anatomy, practicum, lifestyle, refining techniques, mudras, bandhas, and kriyas, advanced pranayamas.
- Jnana-Yoga, Chitta, Vritis, and Samskaras
- Nada Yoga
- Yoga Nidra
This YTT module includes inserts for the Yoga Teacher Training Manual, a daily vegetarian lunch and snacks.
Throughout the 200hr - Week 1 and 2 - each participant will have opportunity to guide practice classes with constructive critique by the teacher and peers. By the end of the course, trainees will have the skills needed to teach Yoga and current Yoga teachers will have more information and techniques to experience a quantum leap in their effectiveness, personal practice, and profession. The 200hr program consists of direct contact hours with teachers and directed home study.
Brief Description of 4 Weekend YTT Courses:
# 201 - YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEKEND
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Raja-Yoga (Philosophy), asanas, pranayama, meditation, methodology, relaxation, chair Yoga, anatomy (muscles and bones), Yoga lifestyle, teaching practice and home study.
#202 - YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEKEND
Bhagavad Gita, Karma Yoga (Philosophy), bandhas, asanas, pranayama, meditation, relaxation, anatomy, Yoga obstacles, teaching practice and home study.
#203 - YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEKEND
Upanishads, Bhakti-Yoga, bandhas, anatomy, asanas, pranayama, meditation, relaxation, Yoga lifestyle, teaching practice and home study.
#204 - YOGA TEACHER TRAINING WEEKEND
(Pre-requisite: 200 Yoga Teacher Training Weeklong Level I)
Hatha-Yoga Pradipika, philosophy, bandhas, anatomy, asanas, pranayama, mantras, meditation, relaxation, teaching practice and home study
Dates for Yoga Teacher Training Program
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)
Weekend #202 May 4 - 6, 2018 REGISTER NOW
Week #1 July 16 - 20, 2018 REGISTER NOW
Weekend #203 August 10 - 12, 2018 REGISTER NOW
Weekend #204 November 30 - December 2, 2018 REGISTER NOW
Weekend #201 January 2019 COMING SOON
Week #1 March 2019 COMING SOON
Week #2 April 2019 COMING SOON
Early registration: for YTT-Week 1 & 2: $795 each (full payment 4 weeks before starting date)
Full registration: $845 each. Both include daily vegetarian lunch, Teacher Training Manual and Jnana-Yoga booklet (Level I), Inserts for Manual (Level II) and a certificate upon completion.
Early registration for YTT-Weekend Workshops 201, 202, 203 & 204: $345 each (full payment 4 weeks before starting date)
Full registration: $395 each. Weekend workshops include inserts for YTT Manual, tea & snacks.
Deposit to reserve your place: $100. Refunds only available if your place is filled and a $75 processing fee will apply.
Lymphatic Yoga® Workshops
*please visit our lymphatic yoga® page for more information on becoming a certified lymphatic yoga® teacher
LY1 - Lymphatic Yoga® Fundamentals — 3-day course in Orlando, FL June 22 - 24, 2018 REGISTER NOW
LY1 - Lymphatic Yoga® Fundamentals — 3-day course at Kripalu Center August 20 - 24, 2018 REGISTER NOW
LY3 - Lymphatic Yoga® and Ancient Wisdom & Modern Science Reconciled— 5-day course October 1 - 5, 2018 REGISTER NOW
LY2 - Lymphatic Yoga® and the Source of Life — 5-day course January 2019 COMING SOON