200-HOUR “Language of Yoga”
30-week ONLINE TRAINING
w/ Dr. Geeta Tiwari & Dr. Mary Kirkendoll
“Yoga of Kindness” Certification (YOK)
Guided trip to India JUNE 2020
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Bi-weekly ONLINE classes:
• January 15th – April 29th, 2020
and September 2nd – December 9th, 2020
• Thursdays: 5:30pm - 8:30pm and Sundays: 8:30am - 11:30am
One ONLINE weekend retreat
April 2020: This retreat will give us a chance to practice all that we have learned. Please reserve Friday, April 10th evening through Sunday, April 12th evening for group practice. We understand if you cannot attend the entire weekend and will offer make-up assignments if needed.
Guided trip to the Buddhist kingdoms of Leh and Sikkim in the Himalayas of India (optional)
June 1st-14th, 2020. All “Language of Yoga” participants will receive a $500 discount.
Learn more about this trip here.
We are offering this 200-hour course as an ONLINE TRAINING with the intention of making this accessible for everyone.
Upon completion of this training you will receive Continuing Education Credits if you are a Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance. Each participant will be awarded a certificate of course completion through the Yoga of Kindness (YOK), an ongoing project to extend love and community in all directions. “YOK” will become the entity supporting these trainings, rooted in the intention to “yoke” ourselves to yoga.
$2500* for the complete 200-hour training
$4500 package for: 200-hour training + India trip ($500 discount included)
*payment plans will be considered on an individual basis after speaking with teachers
After the 200-hour Training is finished we will offer a FREE once-a-week 1-hour online review session to encourage all participants to continue their studies and practices with fellow students and teachers, and maintain their connection with the community. Day/time TBD.
We hope the 200-hour “Language of Yoga” course will illuminate the inherent brilliance and true gift of Yoga, which is ever expansive. Knowledge of the Sanskrit sounds is important and this practice will be the core of our work together. The philosophy of Sanskrit and yoga is founded on the principle that everything is vibration, the basis of our existence where true peace lies. We practice tuning into these vibrations using kriya or tools such as prāṇāyāma, mudrā, āsana, and mantra chanting practices help to create clarity, quieting the noise of everyday life, thereby allowing us to experience life at a more subtle level, and most importantly to experience the higher purpose of Yoga. This along with contemplation of the concepts and philosophy of Yoga will help each of us attain our goals. Our own search is truly the only way to deepen our experience of existence. We will create a community to help support our learning together.
ऊँ सर्वेषां शान्तिर्भवतु ।
(May peace always be experienced by all)
Overview of Syllabus:
Learn the basics of Sanskrit language: reading, writing, pronunciation of Devanāgarī – the script of the Sanskrit language
Knowledge of key yoga concepts & terms
Knowledge of āsana & prāṇāyāma terminology
Experiencing the energetic cycles in mudrā
Consistent deepening of kriya or tools: prāṇāyāma, mudrā, mantra chanting, āsana
Meanings and guidance offered by mantra
Studying and chanting the Patanjali Yoga Sutra
Āyurvedic eating practices with an emphasis on cooking from scratch & growing your own food
Contact: Mary Kirkendoll at 785.550.5928 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ॐ सर्वेषां शान्तिर्भवतु ॐ