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NOW OFFERING A SUMMER 200 YTT

Sukha Yoga 200 hour Teacher Training

Accredited Yoga Alliance School

This 200 hour course will be an in depth study of Hatha Yoga technique and Bhakti Yoga Philosophy.  Students will learn how to teach and practice asana (yoga postures), pranayama (specific breathing techniques), bandhas, mudras, mantra, and meditation. You will learn how to effectively teach a yoga class, but this course is also great for those who wish to deepen their personal practice and understanding of yoga.**Included in the summer YTT is a weekend Yin with a Bhakti Spin  training immersion at Supersoul Farm w/ Cilla and Raghunath! 

Areas of Study:

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Learn how to instruct a class:

verbal cues

demonstration

alignment/engagement

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sequencing: for the physical body

and for the energetic body

the arch of a class

observing 

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assisting

pranayama

meditation

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Anatomy and Physiology-

Learning the physical body and it’s systems as well as energetic anatomy (exploring nadis and chakras)

Guest teacher Lena Cannizzaro Golia

Qualities of a Yoga Teacher

Ethics, lifestyle, professionalism, presence, energy and personality, attention to detail, love of yoga

Philosophy- Concepts of Yoga

We will discuss  4 major types of yoga:

Ashtanga,Jnana, Karma and Bhakti

The fundamental principals of Yoga

History of Yoga

Bhagavad Gita

Yin Yoga Immersion at SuperSoul Farm

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Yin with a Bhakti Spin: Learn to teach Yin Yoga during weekend immersion in New York at Raghunath's Farm SuperSoul. Satsang, philosophy, Yin workshops, and Kirtan. Immersed in nature, delicious vegetarian meals- the full experience.

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Intro to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is the sister science to yoga. Understanding and maintaining optimal physical and mental health is key in advancing on your spiritual path. We will offer the insight into applying Ayurvedic health practices into your daily life. You will learn how to bring harmony and balance to yourself and your students.

Business and Marketing:  learn marketing techniques to grow a student base.  Discovering a niche- exploring ways to stand out in this constantly growing industry.  Explore business ventures that will allow you to expand your career as a Yoga Teacher.

Sanskrit

We will break down this classical Indian Language in terms of asana and key concepts,  and learn how to pronounce and apply it to our teaching.

Mantra Meditation

You will learn different ways to practice mantra meditation. We will chant vedic style, learn japa and also experience kirtan. Included in the TT is a Harmonium 101 class with Mike from Supersoul Yoga. You'll learn the basics of how to care for a harmonium, and a few basic melodies and chants. *Harmoniums available for purchase if anyone is interested.

At Sukha we truly believe in the lifestyle and practice of yoga and it's philosophy.  One of the most important aspects of being a good teacher is dedication to the practice and deep self study.  We recommend anyone enrolled in the program practice as much as possible before the training begins- to make this more affordable anyone enrolled in the training can come to classes for $5 a class leading up to the training and then come to as many classes as one can for free during the training.  The physical practice can at times be strenuous, and although we welcome all levels of ability, trusting in the process and experiencing transformation can take time.  Students should expect to come out of this training with a deeper knowledge of the self,  yoga philosophy, anatomy, yoga ethics and lifestyle, and the ability to guide a safe and effective yoga class. This 200 hour training is designed to give the foundation to understand the depth of what yoga is. That being said, asana is a small part of the practice, but a great way to get people interested and excited. We will spend a lot of time understanding healthy movement patterns and alignment principals so that you can guide others through the practice. You will receive a certificate from the school, which will allow you to register through Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).
 

We also believe strongly in the selfless service, exploring ways that we can help others without expecting anything in return. Part of your home work will include Seva so that you can have a positive impact on the community.

We accept non-degree grants from VSAC to help cover the cost of tuition.  Yoga Alliance also offers a scholarship to cover the cost of the training but it is much more competitive than VSAC.  Tuition includes free classes for the duration of the training and several workshops and weekend immersions.  We are willing to work with those who have a strong interest and commitment but may need a payment plan so please feel free to reach out.

If you think you would be a good fit please email us at sukhayogavt@yahoo.com or call 802-777-7940.

Deposits and tuition are non-refundable. If you receive a VSAC grant, you will still place a deposit to save your spot- once we receive the grant, your deposit will be refunded. 

SUMMER INTENSIVE YTT **We typically offer this program in the Fall, do to some requests we organized a summer program that we will run if we have a minimum of five people.

Please note that in order to receive a certificate from the school all hours must be completed, any unexcused missed hours must be made up, all homework assignments completed, the student must demonstrate an understanding of the course content, and pass the practice teaching exam.  Once all these guidelines are met we will issue a certificate.

VSAC grants accepted- We are willing to work with those who may need financial assistance so please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Applying for the non-degree grant for this program doesn't open up until June 1. Let us know if you're interested and if you thing you're eligible to receive the grant, apply June 1.

 

300 HOUR ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training (qualities you for 500 hour Certification through Yogaallianceinternational).

This unique and comprehensive training is designed for 200 hour certified yoga teachers who are looking to deepen their spiritual practice, as well as refine their skill set as yoga teachers. The training includes the rich philosophical teachings of Bhakti yoga, as well as strong Hatha yoga, and some Tantric techniques (such as Yoga Nidra). The only training in the area that features world traveling yoga teachers, such as Raghunath Cappo and Kaustuba Das, who have spent years studying extensively in India, lived as monks, and also understand how to apply it to our contemporary lifestyle. We are honored to host them both, along with many other local teachers and practitioners specializing in various forms of yoga and holistic health. 


A big part of Bhakti culture involves daily Satsang (spiritual discourse). We will gather together in this way, chant mantra, and discuss different spiritual concepts and their relevance to our modern way of living. These wisdom talks are a wonderful way to connect with like minded individuals, and hear information that will upgrade the way that we think and live. Topics of satsang could range from sustainability to story telling from the ancient epics of India.

Areas of Study:

Philosophy
Four Paths of Yoga
Mantra
Seva
Yoga Psychology
Advanced Asana, Pranayama, Sequencing and Assists
Seva
Sacred Scriptures and Slokas
Ancient Epics of India
Yoga Nidra- how to create your own
Ayurveda- ayruvedic herbs, lifestyle, nutrition
Sound Healing
Clinical Aromatherapy
Restorative Yoga and the Subtle Body
Healing from Trauma, Emotional Release
Anatomy and Physiology
Business and Ethics
Sanskrit pronunciation and important words/concepts
**Yoga Tune Up training weekend (TBD)


Weekends typically consist of Friday evenings 5-8pm, Sat and Sun 8-5pm. Shorter hours in July and August (8-3pm). 
4 day, 5 night Yoga Nidra intensive in Puerto Rico (February). This can be made up for those unable to attend- either at the studio or Supersoul Farm. ** Subject to change depending on the status of the Puerto Rico Retreat Center or weather.


Jan
11-13th

Feb
2/21-2/25 4 night, 5 day Yoga Nidra training in Puerto Rico
OR Feb 1-3 AND 8-10

March
15-17th

April
12-14th ***Raghunath


May
17-19th

June
14-16th

July
19-21th
*shorter hours sat and sun 8-3pm

August
16-18
*shorter hours 8-3pm

September
13-15th

October
18-20th

November
15-17th

December
13-15th

Jan
10-12th


** we will have the details on the website soon, as well as a list of the many talented guest teachers


Please reach out to us if you're interested- limited space. VSAC grants run from June - June, so you can apply now for grants.

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