ShivaShakti Yoga Teacher Training
200- Hour Maine- April 25- September 14, 2014.
200- Hour Vermont- April 11- September 7, 2014. VSAC approved!
The ShivaShakti Yoga Teacher Training Course is a comprehensive Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour level program. The course is designed to initiate students onto the path of yoga and prepare one to teach others. The program offers a strong foundation in asana, concentrating on alignment, vinyasa (flow,) strength, and breath. Emphasis is placed on the development of one’s personal practice, as well as, teaching methodology and its practical application. Classical yogic philosophy is interwoven throughout the program, drawing on Vedantic and Tantric beliefs. Students receive a thorough education in Anatomy and Physiology as it pertains to a yoga practice.The program also includes daily yogic chanting and meditation. Upon completion of the course, students receive their ShivaShakti Yoga Teacher Certification and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as a RYT. ShivaShakti School of Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance.
ShivaShakti Yoga is a yoga of hard and soft. Students should be prepared to be mentally and physically challenged. Classes vary from physically vigorous Vinyasa flow classes to softer and more restorative classes.
The ShivaShakti Yoga Teacher Training is offered in both a 21-day immersion format, as well as a 3-day weekend format spanning approximately six months. These schedules are designed to meet the needs of various lifestyles and manners of learning. ShivaShakti chooses to limit enrollment and keep their Teaching Trainings intimate in order to offer students more individualized attention and an open, learning environment. The Immersion Courses enroll up to 20 students and the Weekend-format trainings enroll 14 to 16 students.
For the student wishing to fully experience and live a yogic lifestyle, the ShivaShakti Immersion Course provides the life-changing experience of intense daily yoga practice and study. ShivaShakti provides a safe and nurturing environment for students in the Immersion Course to learn, transform, and become more aware of one’s authentic self. Adhering to the ideals of ShivaShakti School of Yoga, the Immersion Course blends rigorous study with time for daily relaxation and rejuvenation.
ShivaShakti School of Yoga also offers the Weekend- Format Course in Maine and Vermont. This schedule is beneficial to those students who want to continue working and living at home while participating in the program. The month interval between trainings provides ample time for assimilation of the depth of knowledge being covered. Students meet for seven 3-day weekends spanning six to seven months. In between the weekend trainings, students are expected to practice regularly, honing the skills and embodying the information covered in the training.