It was time to begin our revolution. Our intention is to cultivate socially conscious yogis and send them out to inspire others.
The special focus that is uniquely Ruah is our emphasis on learning to teach or deepen your own practice with isolated, reluctant, uninitiated and even indigent populations. This comes from our mission to truly put down more mats on the mother. We are thrilled to continue our 200 RYT Yoga Alliance Teaching Training after graduating so many lovely committed teachers. Our emphasis is to consider the important role of a yogi in the contemporary world. This means that we honor the foundational ancient teaching by knowing and interpreting them for our lives with the hopes of sharing them with others. This training will provide a deep curriculum of asana practice, including an understanding of the various styles of yoga, but primarily focusing on the principles of Vinyasa flow.
What we mean by putting more mats on the Mother.
We are not moved by an effort to shift yogis from gyms or studios to a different floor. We are not moved by printing certifications and minting one new training class after another and not pressing new teachers into services of others. We are mounting a revolution to cultivate true gurus. People who ultimately will invite those who cannot afford yoga, those who have no knowledge, experience or understanding of yoga’s benefits and especially those who may be reluctant to put down a mat and move with breath.
We intend for our TT graduates to have an authentic sense of the importance of breath, meditation and movement as a basis for a deeper understanding of energy connections that animate their physical body. We ask them and work with them to pursue a deeper scholarly understanding of The 8 Limbs, the ancient teachings and the modern research on yoga and anatomy. We require a beginning understanding of Sanskrit for teachers and introduction to chanting to frame a practice. This does not mean that everyone who takes this training must aspire to teach. You may intend to deepen your own practice thereby inspiring those around you or you may genuinely be driven to teach. Either way, we are looking for authentic yogis driven to learn and inspire. There is a strong requirement for a compassionate love of humans to undertake this training even if the human you are expressing your commitment to is yourself.
200 Hour Teacher Training in 9 Months over Weekends
The training will be broken into modules and will take place over 8 months beginning with an immersion weekend October 2nd-4th 2020. During that 20 hour segment we will begin the introduction to Vinyasa Flow and assign all the readings, project work & practice requirements. Each immersion weekend will include Friday evening sessions 5-9 pm, Saturday 9-5 pm and Sunday 8-4 pm. The schedule for the 2020-21 training session will be:
January 8-10 2021
February 5-7 2021
March 5-7 2021
April 16-18 2021
May 14-16 2021
A $500.00 non refundable deposit can be made by calling the studio or purchasing online to assure your place. There are two options for payment. You may choose to pay the full amount of $2900, or 6 monthly payments of $433.33.
1. Erin Shiftman, “Moving Into Stillness.” 2. Joseph & Lilian Le Page, “Yoga Teacher’s Toolbox” 3. Ray Long, “Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Vol. 1” 4. Bagavhad Gita, Eknath Easwaran 5. Swami Satchidananda, Patañjali, “The Yoga Sutras” 6. Michael P0llan, “Food Rules” 7. Shiva Rae, “Tending the Heart Fire” 8. Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar
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