Our curriculum consists of 3 modules. Each can be taken online, or in-person a paradise training location. Mix and match to suit your timing, budget and travel preferences.
Immerse yourself in 6 private sessions with the lead trainers, plus receive personalized guidance and feedback on your personal practice, class creations and career planning.
You will work with an accountability buddy throughout the training, as well as be connected to your international cohort, trainers and our global alumni network.
To enhance your yoga training, you will receive a positive psychology toolbox, in-depth anatomy, life design workshop and online conscious business skills.
Learn to create fun, beautiful, creative and intuitive flows. Our training is one of the most popular yoga teacher training for movement artists.
A portion of your tuition supports scholarships and social circus yoga projects in Nicaragua. We are excited for you to meet the extended CircAsana family.
Our training consists of 3 modules:
Each module can be taken online or in-person:
You will receive a certificate for Yoga Alliance continuing education hours upon completion of each module, and Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) certification upon completion of all three.
We suggest the ONLINE Fast Track program: 3 x 2-week modules
Next dates: 9 Jan-20 Feb 2020
We suggest the ONLINE Lifestyle program: 3 x 4-week modules
Next dates: 9 Jan-3 Apr 2020
If you start studying online and decide you'd like to train in-person in future instead, no worries. Anything paid for online modules is deductible from the same in-person training module fees.
This module is all about YOU! We focus on experiential and embodied learning, whereby you explore in detail and play with the magical practices and techniques for yourself.
Expect to finish this module with your own personal practice, a grounded anatomical understanding of the lower half of the body, and a fresh perspective on the meaning of yoga, its fascinating history and summary of the key texts. You'll learn the positive psychology basics, and how this knowledge can be applied in the yoga setting, focusing on emotions, flow state, meditation and mindfulness. The final portion of the module will be dedicated to svadhyaya, self study, exploring how your personality, strengths and values can be fiery tools for being the best version of YOU!
In module 2, we delve into safely and inspiringly teaching our own experiential learnings to others, focusing on developing methods to connect with and engage diverse audiences.
Expect to finish this module with an opened heart, understanding what it means to be an exceptional, transformational teacher, and how this relates to our personal dharma. You will design a class specifically for a fellow trainee, develop your own opinions on the meaning in the Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutras, and master your anatomical understanding of the upper half of the body. You will also tune your voice for artful communication and feedback (including adjustments).
In this module, we will support your ignited creative genius to develop your own yoga class, specifically designed for a community you care about.
Expect to be guided through creativity science, and its application to the art of yoga sequencing. You'll hone your knowledge of teaching to special populations, and apply it practically within the local community. To bring it all together, we have a life design workshop dedicated to planning how you'll intuitively use your gift as a yoga teacher for the welfare of the world, lokasamgraha. You'll complete your toolbox with decision-making, conscious yoga business, yoga ethics, mastery and resilience techniques, preparing you for your bright light journey beyond this training.
Students in online trainings can feel unmotivated, which is why we have a number of strategies to help you stay accountable during the program. You will be allocated a buddy for the duration of the training, to discuss and complete the teaching exercises with. There will also be weekly live discussion groups and weekly check-ins from the lead trainer. We have suggested deadlines throughout the course, to provide you with some flexibility but also keep you fuelled to finish.
There is a 2 year time limit to complete the 3 modules for Yoga Alliance certification.
You will viewing and recording device (e.g. computer, phone or tablet), and access to the internet. We will give specific advice on how to best setup your video recordings using your smartphone. We know technological issues can arise, so we record all live sessions to cover the moments where your internet might go wrong.