Shapes and Flow Advanced Alignment Intensive with Mikhayla Anderson

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Inspire Your Teaching, Empower Your Practice

You’ve completed your 200-hour teacher training, and you love teaching yoga. You feel like you have a basic grasp of alignment in your teaching.

But sometimes you wonder...do my students really get what I’m trying to convey? How do I articulate the nuances of postures in clear language? Am I truly comfortable teaching advanced postures?

If this sounds like you, you’re ready to take your teaching to the next level in our Shapes and Flow Advanced Alignment Intensive.

Over 18 sessions amounting to 55 contact hours, you will learn to deliver skillful alignment cues and techniques for teaching challenging poses. You'll also have the opportunity to practice advanced asana, refine alignment principles, and cultivate a mindfulness meditation practice. All of this is supported by an investigation of clear and deep sequencing, and the methods of teaching with empathy.

SHAPES AND FLOW ADVANCED ALIGNMENT INTENSIVE

Inspire Your Teaching and Empower Your Practice

  • Ten intensive workshops with Mikhayla where you'll  learn to flesh out advanced postures, break down poses clearly and simply, create innovative class sequences, and more.
  • Support, encouragement and community for three months as you work towards your biggest goals as a teacher
  • Mikhayla will share her secrets for demonstrating with ease and confidence and creating inspiring themes.
  • Three advanced practices with Mikhayla, where you'll develop strength and ease in your own personal practice.
  • Bolstered from Within: Weekend workshop with expert teacher Christina Sell 

Three payments of $285

Meeting Schedule

  • Wednesdays 7-9 pm: October
    Wednesdays 6-9pm: November & December 
  • Advanced Practices Saturdays 3-5pm: October 27th, November 24th, December 1st
  • Christina Sell Weekend Workshop December 15-16, 2018

Curriculum Overview

Our Teachers and our Teachers Teachers

    1. Looking back to move forward, looking in to move beyond

    2. Getting into the flow

    3. Reigniting personal practice with depth, strength and softness

      1. Fleshing out, practicing advanced postures using Light on Yoga

      2. Breaking down poses using LOY for deeper study

Calibration Techniques:  Anusara Universal Principles of Alignment™, Embodiment Practices

    1. Cultivate the ability to see a body in stillness and in motion transposed on The Optimal Blueprint Refining alignment points for postures; refreshing and investigating the Universal Principles of Alignment from Anusara School of Hatha Yoga

    2. How to unpack, practice, and teach advanced yoga asana

    3. Scaffolding, modifications

    4. Refined adjustments with a therapeutic approach

Demonstrate with Confidence: Teach, and refine the building blocks of advanced asanas.

    1. Teach and walk students through a broad selection of advanced postures with confidence the ability to offer options for all levels.  

    2. Crafting an authentic theme in your classes

    3. Developing confidence and voice

    4. Telling the story

Crafting the Flow: What makes a Vinyasa flow? Developing mindful and potent vinyasa sequences

    1. Foster comprehensive and creative sequencing strategies

      1. Language, flow, and stabilizing cues

    2. How to build a safe yet inspired sequence that drives students to their personal best in a collaborative and supportive class environment.

    3. Practice Teaching

Sequencing for the Subtle Body

    1. Reconnecting with the spine

    2. The flow of prana and apana: from the ground to to crown

    3. Chakra research, clearing, and activation

Bolstered From Within: Asana for Inner and Outer Strength

    1. Weekend workshop with Christina Sell. December 15th-16th, 2018.

Investment

Investment includes all teaching sessions, advanced practices and Bolstered From Within workshop with Christina Sell. Early bird pricing of $850 before 9/15, full price $950.

Please fill out the application by pressing the button below. When we've reviewed your response, we'll send you booking details. 

Questions?

For questions about the intensive contact mikhayla (at) starblossomlife.com 
For questions about the reservation process contact info (at) balanceyogawellness.com 

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