YOGA STUDIES

- AND -

Level 1

Teacher

Training

Please join us in our Yoga Studies and Level 1, 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training program. This program has two options to set a foundation that allows students to go deeper in their practice, yoga philosophy and explore their passion to teach. 

 

Do you want to share your love of yoga with others?

Are you ready to learn more, beyond the classroom?
 

Yoga Studies and Level 1, 200 hour training immerses you in the study of yoga. This exploration is truly individual and guided by a supportive teacher educated in multiple styles and philosophies of yoga.

 

Our program is open to ANYONE (size, shape and ability level) who has the desire to move deeper into his or her practice.

The Sama 200 Hour Level 1 Yoga Curriculum Includes:

First 100 hours (Yoga Studies) focus on:

  • Study of asana (postures)

  • Physical alignment

  • Asana Practice (standing, sitting, twisting, inverting, backbends, hand-balances, supine, restorative)

  • Fundamentals of the yoga practice

  • Anatomy (Structural and Functional Anatomy)

  • Personal growth and introspection

  • Introduction to Ayurveda - the sister-science of Yoga

  • Introduction to Pranayama (breathing exercises)

  • Introduction to Sanskrit

  • Introduction to Classical and Tantric Yoga Philosophies

  • Informed use of props to enhance or modify a posture

  • Introduction to Mythology, Cosmology, and History

Second 100 hours (Teacher Training) focus on:

  • Structure and Preparation of a class

  • Exploring language and demonstrations for clarity and purpose

  • Practice teaching in a safe environment 

  • Basic hands-on Adjustments

  • Introduction to Assisting a Teacher

  • Introduction to sequencing

  • Asana Index Study and Practice

  • The Ethics of Teaching Yoga

  • Introduction to Teaching Meditation techniques

  • Introduction to Pre-Natal Yoga

Additional Program Benefits:

  • After certification, you have the ability to register with Yoga Alliance and be designated as an RYT200

  • Special Pricing on Classes at Sama during training

  • Option to take only the first 100 hours.

  • 10% off Sama Teacher Facilitated Workshops and retail

  • Discounted future Continuing Education training through Kimberly Brown

  • After certification, access to Level 2 Training Programs through Kimberly Brown

Weekend Schedule

Fridays 4:30 - 8:00 pm

Saturdays 12:00 pm  - 6:00 pm
Sundays 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

(15 contact hours)

*April 19 4:30-8:00 pm

*April 20 12:00 - 4:30 pm

(8 contact hours)

*Sunday, November 10

11:30 am - 4:30 pm

(4 contact hours)

2019 Dates

-- First 100 hrs --

March 8, 9, 10

April 5, 6, 7

*April 19, 20 (Modified Schedule)

May 3, 4, 5

May 17, 18, 19

-- Summer Break --

June 28, 29, 30

July 26, 27, 28

 

-- Second 100 hrs --

August 9, 10, 11

September 6, 7, 8

September 20, 21, 22

October 4, 5, 6

October 18, 19, 20

November 1, 2, 3

Final Training Day/Graduation

*November 10

Certification Requirements

  • All homework assignments, quizzes, readings, group teaching assignments and presentations completed

  • All contact hours with Kimberly Brown completed

 

Our school is proud of our heritage and lineage with teachings from Anusara, Iyengar, and Vinyasa backgrounds steeped in both Classical and Tantric Yoga Philosophies. We are gladly registered with Yoga Alliance. A graduate certificate from our school allows you to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200 hour level.

Investment

(options)

(A 4% processing fee will apply to all credit card transactions)
$2900 Early Full Pay

[February 15]


OR


$3200 Full Pay (after 2/15)


OR

Two Payments

First 100 hours (Yoga Studies) $1750

Second 100 hours (Teacher Training)

 $1750

(perfect for those only wanting to take the first 100 hours)

OR

Nine Automatic Monthly Payments

starting March 8 of $400

(includes Credit Card Processing Fee)

Additional Payment Options Available Upon Discussion with Kim after Application

The First 100 Hours

Yoga Studies

Asana, Philosophy, and Practice

Have you ever wondered how you can go deeper in your practice? How you can learn more or what more can you learn?

The first 100 hours is an exploration of all things yoga. 

  • Asana alignment from the foundation upward

  • Posture recognition and exploration

  • Yoga Classical Philosophy through the Yoga Sutras

  • Principles of Tantric Yoga Philosophy and Cosmology

  • Story and teachings of the Bhagavad Gita

  • Common Sanskrit

  • Mythology and History

  • Introduction to Ayurveda and the Dosha's

  • Practice, Practice, Practice and more

The Second 100 Hours

Voice, Application and Graduation

The second 100 hours utilizes the foundation of the previous hours and applies what was experienced and learned. It is said the way to master a concept is to teach someone.

  • The Ethics of Teaching Yoga

  • Asana Index Study and Practice

  • Introduction to sequencing

  • Structure and Preparation of a class

  • Exploring language and demonstrations for clarity and purpose

  • Practice teaching in a safe environment working within a group and individually

  • Basic hands-on Adjustments

  • Introduction to Assisting a Teacher

  • Introduction to Teaching Meditation techniques

  • Introduction to Pre-Natal Yoga

  • Practice, Practice, Practice and more

 

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