RESTORATIVE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
LEVELS 1 & 2 | CERTIFIED IAYT
Director: Ann Saffi Biasetti, PhD, LCSW-R, C-IAYT
An Embodied Life Therapeutic Restorative Yoga Teacher-Training Programs are Member Schools of IAYT (The International Association of Yoga Therapists). For certified yoga teachers, hours may be applied to continuing ed credits through YA.
For those interested in the 300 Hour Yoga Therapy Training, the Level 1 & 2 Restorative Yoga Training programs are the prerequisites of the 300 Hour Yoga Therapy teacher training program and count as 110 hours towards the 300 program. A new program will begin in June 2019.
LEVEL 1 TRAINING (50 HOURS)
This training is open to yoga instructors and students who have had a dedicated practice for at least two years. It is limited to 12 participants. It is an extremely comprehensive training program that is unique in format and in what you will learn. Ann brings years of experience in working with hundreds of bodies in the restorative practice and incorporates her teaching on embodiment and the understanding of our nervous system for a truly comprehensive training unlike any other.
In this 50-hour training, you will learn the art and skill of teaching restorative yoga. All aspects of the subject will be covered.
Participants will learn:
The Art of “seeing” a body and developing your eye and intuition.
The cycle of stress in the body and mind, including the physiology and neuroscience of stress and relaxation
The physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of restorative yoga
Anatomy of the spine
Basic postures along with therapeutic adjustments
Beginning training in what embodiment is and therapeutic presence
How to lead a full restorative group class and how to sequence restoratives into an active practice
The beginning of working 1:1
Proper setups and adjustments for different bodies
Working with special populations (pregnancy, physical limitations)
Sequencing the class/Workshop
Sequencing restoratives into an active vinyasa class
A 50-hour certificate will be issued upon completion of the training. In addition to the group training, students will be required to complete a project for final certification. Students will also receive a certificate of completion indicating 50 Yoga Alliance CEU hours in Restorative Yoga.
Friday - Sunday
9:00am - 6:00pm
EARLY BIRD—$825 (paid in full by Sept 1)
AFTER SEPT 1—$895
A nonrefundable $200 deposit is due at time of registration to secure your spot. Full tuition must be paid by October 1, 2019. Cancellations made after this time will result in NO refunds.
Enrollment is not yet open for 2019. For questions, please contact the studio:
Class size is limited to 12 people.
LEVEL 2 TRAINING (60 HOURS)
Level 2 Restorative Teacher Training is open for those who have completed the Level 1 Training in Restorative Yoga. This training goes into the depth of restorative practice and its therapeutic nature. This extremely comprehensive training emphasizes mind/body therapeutics and working 1:1 with clients. A great emphasis is placed on the teaching of embodiment and the development of your presence in the teacher-client relationship. Ann brings a wealth of information to this training from her years of working 1:1 with individuals. Her expertise in mind-body integration and embodiment make this training unique.
It is designed to:
Further develop your eye, voice, touch and intention in working both individually and in a class setting
Further develop your understanding of the Doshas/Koshas in restorative poses
Develop dynamic use of props to address individual needs/special populations
Learn to effectively work 1:1 with students developing individualized sequences based on need.
Learn therapeutic sequences to address mind/body connection, anxiety, depression, and stress reduction.
Explore working with mind/body integration.
Learn and understand proper boundaries of care
Learn therapeutic poses and creative restorative poses.
Deepen presence with a client and effective communication.
In addition to the group training, students will be required to complete an at home project which consists of working with a client 1:1 for 6 weeks. This is a required project for final certification.
(two long weekends):
March 29-31, 2019 & April 5-7, 2019
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
9:00am - 6:00pm
AFTER FEB 1—$925
A nonrefundable $250 deposit is due at time of registration to secure your spot. Full tuition must be paid by March 15, 2019. Cancellations made after this time will result in NO refunds.
Class size is limited to 10 people.
300 hour Yoga Therapeutics teacher training
This program is opened to yoga teachers who have at least a 200 Hour or more certification, and who have completed the Level 1 & 2 Restorative Yoga Training programs. It is held during the course of a year in eight weekend modules, beginning on a Friday evening (6-9pm) and Saturday and Sunday (9-5).
Participants will learn:
Posture refinement and review through case presentations
Embodied Anatomy and Yin yoga postures that support restorative therapeutics
Medical and Emotional Health related to yoga therapy
Development of your own unique program in yoga therapeutics
Practicum in the community
Marketing your practice
Saturdays / Sundays
9:00am - 5:00pm
Please contact Ann at email@example.com for more information regarding this program and registration.