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RESTORATIVE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

This program is open to anyone who seeks to incorporate restorative practices into their personal lives and/or work. It is recommended for yoga students and teachers, educators, fitness professionals, manual and physical therapists, health care professionals, and mental health professionals.

Restorative Yoga Training Program

 

Restorative Yoga ​2-Day Essentials Training 

October 12 and 13, 2024​

Restorative Yoga ​4-Day Training 

October 12 and 13, 2024

November 12 and 13, 2024

Weekend Schedule: 

Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Sunday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

There will be 15-minute breaks in the morning and afternoon, and a 1-hour lunch break mid-way.

Note: this training is also the first and second weekends of the Yoga for Wellness Teacher Training. It is being offered as a separate Restorative Yoga Teacher Training, space permitting. Space for participants attending the full YFWTT 7-weekend program will be prioritized.

Application & Registration Process 

  1. Download and complete the YFWTT Application Form.

  2. Send to Karen via email: admin@heaven-onearth.ca. (note there is a dash after heaven).

  3. Please do not send any payment until your application has been reviewed, and you've received email confirmation of your attendance. Payment is due upon acceptance of your application to reserve your space in the program. See Tuition Fees & Payment Schedule below. 

  4. This program will run with a minimum of four (4) participants, and a maximum of eight (8) participants.

  5. Registration deadline July 31st, 2024, or as soon as the program is full, whichever comes first. 

Tuition Fees CAD & Payment Schedule

2-Day Training October Weekend: $430.00 + HST ($485.90)

  • Payment for 1st weekend is due upon acceptance of your application.

  • Payment for subsequent weekends is due before or by 5 pm the Friday prior to each weekend. Payable by etransfer to: admin@heaven-onearth.ca.

4-Day Training October and November Weekends: $835.00 + HST ($943.55)

  • Payment for 1st weekend is due upon acceptance of your application.

  • Payment for subsequent weekends is due before or by 5 pm the Friday prior to each weekend. Payable by etransfer to: admin@heaven-onearth.ca.

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Program Formats & Content

Restorative Yoga ​2-Day Essentials Training 

 

  • The science behind restorative yoga and the central nervous system

  • The essential elements in a successful restorative yoga practice

  • ​Practical teaching experience in a variety of restorative postures

  • Effective use of props

  • This course provides the fundamentals of restorative yoga:

    • for yoga teachers to teach restorative yoga or to add restorative yoga as a component to your existing class

    • for personal wellness to incorporate restorative yoga to your lifestyle 

Restorative Yoga ​4-Day Training

 

  • The science behind restorative yoga and the central nervous system

  • The essential elements in a successful restorative yoga practice

  • Practical teaching experience in a variety of restorative postures

  • Effective use of props

  • The energy body and its role in restorative yoga

  • Sequencing restoratives for therapeutic applications

  • The art of meditation and Yoga Nidra

  • This course provides comprehensive and in depth restorative yoga tools:

    • for yoga teachers to teach restorative yoga or to add restorative yoga as a component to your existing class

    • for personal wellness to incorporate restorative yoga to your lifestyle 

 

Restorative Yoga Therapeutics for Specific Conditions ​(2 days | Prerequisite: 4-Day Program)

 

  • Understanding of yoga therapeutics as applied to:

    • Anxiety & Depression

    • Pain Care: arthritis, back pain, headaches, migraines

    • Cancer

    • Movement Disorders (Parkinsons, Distonia) 

    • Injuries & mobility limitations

    • Modifications for  seniors

  • Meditation & visualization techniques as processes for healing

  • Practical teaching experience

  • This training deepens our understanding of the principles of restorative yoga and introduces the application of the restorative yoga practice as a therapeutic process to assist the body’s own healing. You will learn how to recognize and identify different imbalances and conditions in the body. You will learn the mechanisms to support the therapeutic process with restorative yoga poses, breath work and meditations.  You will learn techniques to safely support this transformational process both as a teacher and as a practitioner.

Recommended Reading:

Relax and Renew, by Judith Hanson Lasater

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