2-DAY WORKSHOP with Beth Award
An intro series is a great way to break down the basics of yoga and help cultivate a person’s confidence to attend public classes or to simply create a home practice. As teachers, we have the opportunity to impart the basics of yoga in a careful, sequential way so that a person’s ongoing yoga practice—of any style—is informed and enhanced.
So how would one break down the basics of this vast body of practice in 6 weeks to inspire and inform someone who may have never stepped foot inside a yoga studio? This interactive workshop will spark your creativity for teaching an intro series. With lecture and discussion we’ll cover:
What elements to consider in designing and teaching an intro series
How to inspire students without overwhelming them
How to add value to the student’s experience by including informative pre- and post-class communication
How to draw on your own values and strengths as a teacher in order to offer a multifaceted, practical, and empowering series
How to offer variations to make movements and postures more accessible
Easy-to-teach alignment concepts that apply to all categories of poses
You’ll come away with the building blocks to create your own 6-week intro series.
Friday, April 19, 6:00-8:00p
Saturday, April 20, 1:00-7:00p
$160 Early bird pricing through Apr 14
$200 Full price April 15 & after
Add 5.0 hours of practicum on Sunday to workshop the content learned during Fri & Sat. Please note registration for practicum is separate.
This workshop is open to anyone, and is part of our 300-hour Advanced Teacher Training program. If you are taking this workshop toward your advanced teaching certification, please register for the 300-hour program online in advance.