300hr Yoga Level 2 Teacher Training (Intensive)

At the Essence of Living Academy on the Gold Coast Australia we are deeply devoted to training outstanding teachers. Teachers who have a respect for tradition, who honour this eternal practice and teachers who are forever students themselves. Our teachers are well-regarded and sought after. They are recognised as some of the best facilitators of yoga in the industry.

The Essence of Living Yoga Level 2 (300HR) training takes place at the Essence of Living studio on the stunning Gold Coast, Australia. Our training program truly over delivers, providing you with 300 hours of training, including 180hrs of face-to-face learning. Find out course dates, requirements and a course overview below.

22nd October – 2nd November 2018
Lectures and training: 2 Week Intensive, Monday – Friday 7am – 4pm

Cost: $3,500 + GST (payment plans are available for a maximum of 6 months at an additional $500 cost)
5% discount if paid in full 8 weeks prior to course commencement.

Advanced Techniques Training/Practice
Includes asana, pranayama’s, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours are a mix between: 1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques and 2) guided practice of the techniques themselves. Both areas receive substantial emphasis.

Advanced Teaching Methodology
Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student’s process of learning and business aspects of teaching yoga.

Anatomy & Physiology/Nutrition
Includes both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc).
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
Includes the study of yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers. Includes an introduction to Buddhism and Ayurveda and how Yoga relates to them practically and spiritually.

Practicum
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing and giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching.

Retreat
Includes a retreat where you will go deeper into self-discovery and reflection. Includes daily pranayama, meditation and asana practice.

Required reading:
- Flow – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
- Yoga & Ayurveda Self-Healing – David Frawley
- Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
- Yoga Beyond the Mat – Alanna Kaivalya
- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
We recommend The Essence of Yoga: Reflections on the Yoga Sutras by Bernard Bouanchaud

The courses will be delivered at the Mermaid Beach studio and require all classes and lectures to be attended and signed by course director. For more information contact us on 07 5526 660 or at essence@essenceofliving.com.au
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