Onward & Upward is excited to offer this is a 200 hour YTT course, which meets the Yoga Alliance standards for professional yoga teachers. Graduates will be eligible to become a 200 RYT (registered yoga teacher) with the Yoga Alliance. This is a unique opportunity for high school students to finish a program with a professional certificate; perfect for students who may be interested in pursuing a future career in the health and wellness industry.
Dedicating a whole academic year to learn, practice and emphasize comprehensive approaches to mind-body practices, cultivates a significantly greater sense of wellness for all students. Each class starts with an hour of movement practices before engaging in a lecture and discussion session for learning about body anatomy & movement, yoga philosophy and/or teaching methods. There are many specific types of yoga, this course gives an overview of general Hatha yoga and does not include any spiritual or religious practices. In the final, practicum session, students practice teaching by leading public yoga classes.
Quarter/Session 1: Anatomy & Physiology
Quarter/Session 2: Philosophy, Mythology & Lifestyle
Quarter/Session 3: Teaching Methods
Quarter/Session 4: Practicum Teaching Hours