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Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga Apprenticeship ProgramME
with KPJAYI level 2 teacher Nea Ferrier

PRACTICE & PHILOSOPHY APPRECIATION PROGRAMME
WITH KPJAYI LEVEL 2 AUTHORISED TEACHER NEA FERRIER

ASHTANGA YOGA
APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME

March – December 2023

A nine -month program to develop yoga teaching skills.

PROGRAMME

Teaching Skills Clinics; 

Practical three-hour sessions once per month, giving apprentices the chance to learn and practice key teaching skills (timing to be confirmed based on participant availability).
Topics to be covered and practised include;
  • Methodology for teaching progressively
  • Teaching one-on-one
  • Teaching guided classes
  • The power of words
  • The power of touch 
  • Modifications and use of props
  • Teaching ethics and professionalism
Assistant Teaching
  • Observing one Mysore class per week (March- April)
  • Assisting in Mysore class twice per week (one hour each) (May – December, July/Aug excluded)
  • Teaching approx. 5 guided classes for beginners (community classes)
Teaching Homework
  • From June onwards students will be encourage to find a private student and start teaching. Nea will provide mentorship in the form of monthly one-on-one catch ups during this period. 
Requirements
  • Three years of consistent daily Ashtanga Yoga practice
  • Participation in the previous Ashtanga Yoga Appreciation Programmes
  • Maintaining a five-day-a-week practice in the shala

Dates/Timing
Workshops to be held on Saturday per month (timing to be confirmed amongst group).

PRICING

AED8250
Monthly shala fee is additional.  
 
Email nea@ashtangayogadubai.com to apply.

ASHTANGA YOGA
PRACTICE & PHILOSOPHY
APPRECIATION PROGRAMME

SEPTEMBER 2022 – FEBRUARY 2023

Saturdays once per month (second Saturday of the month)
11:00-3:00pm

One theory lecture
One practical asana workshop (primary series) per month

Requirements
Open to students of all levels. Beginners included. The only requirement is maintaining a regular practice of a minimum of four times per week (3 mysore classes, 1 led class) for the duration of the programme.

Note: this programme is required for any students wanting to apply for the Ashtanga ApprenticeshIp (assistant teaching) programme which will start in March 2023. However participation in this programme does not guarantee a place in the apprenticeship programme.


Theory lecture topics

  • History of Yoga
  • History and Methodology of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Intro to Yoga Sutras
  • Intro to Bhagavad Gita
  • Opening & closing mantras
  • Ayurveda for Ashtangis
  • Building a practice for the long term

Practical Workshop Topics
These workshops will focus on thoroughly learning the asanas of the primary series including Sanskrit asana names, vinyasa count, alignment and modifications

  • Breath, bandhas & Surya Namaskar
  • Foundation Postures
  • Standing Postures
  • Seated Postures to navasana
  • Seated postures onwards
  • Urdhva dhanurasana and closing sequence

PRICING

AED1950 FOR EARLY BIRD TIL JUNE 30
AED2500 AFTERWARDS

*Shala fee is additional. Students enrolling in this program by June 30 may avail a 15% discount off the 3 or 6 month pass.

After this date, the passes for students in this program will be AED2500 for 3 months and AED4500 for six month.
For inquiries or registration please email nea@ashtangayogadubai.com