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300 Hours Teacher Trainings Upgrade

An Immersive, Life- Changing Experience

RYS 300 Hours Teacher Trainings Upgrade

After completion of the 200-Hour Training, graduates are eligible to expand their education and take the 300-hour upgrade to become Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500 Level.

Why You'll LOVE our Gaia Flow Yoga 300- Yoga Alliance Upgrade Advanced Teacher Training:

Overcome Burnout:

You will get to be a Student Again – burnout and fatigue are real concerns that all teachers must battle with; and ALWAYS, the way to overcome burnout is relight the fire of your own practice.Be a student again: During the course, you will be a student again and be on the receiving end of the student teacher relationship, benefiting from the love and support of the directors of the program’s (Chrystal Rae and Andres Illera) strong nurturing energy, their many years of experiential practice and teaching skill, along with their strong team of guest teachers who are all scholars in their perspective areas.

Increase Your Value:

As the yoga community matures, so do the requirements of employers. In the same way that a bachelor’s degree used to be very significant in the academic world, serious yoga students need to continue their education with advanced yoga studies. It is important to stay current, increase your value as a teacher and to continue your personal education. Yep, back to school again!

Wonderful Teachers:

Chrystal Rae along with Andres Illera (founders of Gaia Flow Yoga) and an amazing team of guest teachers will support your success as you gain the knowledge and skill needed to sharpen your teaching skills and refine your personal practice.

Experiential Training:

You are already a great teacher. Now it is time to step up to the next level of your personal practice, expand your teaching ability and to root yourself with confidence and expertise that a good education provides.  And, as you already know from the 200 Hour Certification experience, Gaia Flow Yoga is an Authentic Yoga Teacher Training Program that is very “hands on”, experiential and dedicated to providing each student with in-depth and personal instruction.

Comprehensive Program:

This comprehensive program will explore and expand on the principles and practices of our amazing signature style of our unique Love Based Vinyasa Flow Practice; incorporating breath, movement, core strength, rhythm, music and most importantly LOVE!

300 HR Teacher Trainings Upgrade Schedule
12-weekend Modules

12-WEEKEND MODULES:

Modules are held on Saturdays & Sundays 7:00am-4:00 pm (See dates below).  Students may take modules in any order and will have up to 24 months to complete all 12 modules in order to graduate. Outside work and study (non-contact hours)required.

Tuition Fees

Students are required to register online in advance for each module.

Cancellation
Policy:

Deposit is non-refundable or transferable. 50% of tuition fee is refundable if canceled at least 1 month before the program starts. No refunds for cancellation within 1 month before starting date.

All Modules:
$3,000

SAVE $588 when you buy all modules

Single Module:
$299

Questions? Call Or Text at 214-235-1153

2024 Modules
Module 1
Summit

(Primary Series, SSA, SSB, and Standing Series)

Saturday 01/13/2024 &
Sunday 01/14/2024

Module 2
Summit

(Primary Series: Seated and Finishing Poses)

Saturday 02/17/2024 &
Sunday 02/18/2024

Module 3
Still Water

(Yin Practice)

Saturday 03/16/2024 &
Sunday 03/17/2024

Module 4
Sanskrit

Saturday 04/13/2024 &
Sunday 04/14/2024

Module 5
Yoga Sutras
Part I

Saturday 05/18/2024 &
Sunday 05/19/2024

Module 6
Yoga Sutras
Part II

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Saturday 06/15/2024 &
Sunday 06/16/2024

Module 7
Meditation

Saturday 07/13/2024 &
Sunday 07/14/2024

Module 8
Anatomy

Saturday 08/17/2024 &
Sunday 08/18/2024

Module 9
Sequencing
Part I

Saturday 09/14/2024 &
Sunday 09/15/2024

Module 10
Sequencing
Part II

Saturday 10/12/2024 &
Sunday 10/13/2024

Module 11
How To Teach
Workshops

Saturday 11/16/2024 &
Sunday 11/17/2024

Module 12
Vayus, Pranayama,
Chakras, Bhandas

Saturday 12/07/2024 &
Sunday 12/08/2024

Here is what you will learn
Curriculum:

Personal Practice

A Personal Yoga practice is an essential part of any teacher’s life so there will be a led and Mysore style self-practice sessions with Chrystal Rae (module director) and her teaching team.

Interpretive Ashtanga Flow

A Personal Yoga practice is an essential part of any teacher’s life so there will be a led and Mysore style self-practice sessions daily with Chrystal Rae (module director) and her teaching team.

Vinyasa

The program integrates foundational elements, clear guidelines, and instruction to further enhance skills in sequencing and delivering a well-structured Vinyasa flow class. It covers aspects like atmosphere, music, appropriate adjustments, timing, modeling, sadhana, and much more.

Yin Yoga

You will explore the foundational concepts of a Yin-based, passive stretch Still Water Practice, focusing on its benefits for body healing, flexibility enhancement, and nervous system calming through breath modulation and prolonged holds. The course also covers how to cultivate a personal practice and effectively teach in a group setting.

Yoga Philosophy

A transformational and user-friendly approach is taken to the in-depth study of yogic philosophy and ancient texts, like the Yoga Sutras.
It’s presented within the framework of a love-based practice, offering practical insights for applying these age-old teachings to the contemporary landscape of daily life and practice, thereby fostering personal growth and deeper understanding.

Sanskrit

A basic understanding of Sanskrit and the resonance of sound adds another layer of authenticity for teachers. You will learn pronunciation and transliteration as they apply to an asana practice, including individual yoga poses, and a selection of important and relevant verses from the Yoga Sutras and yoga chants.

Chanting

Chanting, one of the most beautiful methods to deepen both personal and teaching practices, will be demystified and made user-friendly in this module. This approach ensures that you can seamlessly integrate chanting into your practice, teaching, and meditation routines.

Applied Anatomy

Applied Anatomy is essential for well-informed teachers guiding students into deeper poses, like twists and inversions, safely.
The module includes a review and a better understanding of body anatomy as it relates to asana practice, catering to special groups like pregnant students and those with injuries.

Pranayama

Pranayama is the key to enhancing both our physical and meditative practices. This module offers a comprehensive review of basic breath work and skill development for an advanced pranayama practice, applicable in both asana and meditation. This profound knowledge holds the potential to not just transform, but also significantly improve your life.

Chakras/ Mudras

In this module, students will learn about chakras as energy centers and mudras as hand gestures used in yoga. They’ll understand how mudras influence energy flow and how specific mudras relate to individual chakras. Through practical exercises, students will explore how mudras can activate and balance chakras, promoting overall wellbeing.

Meditation

In this module, students will delve into various meditation techniques, such as eating, walking, sitting, Yoga Nidra, Metta, Hoʻ oponopono, and Vipassana. Additionally, they will receive training on presenting a sound bath meditation. The course offers both basic and advanced meditation practices to enrich life, enhance the yoga journey, and develop teaching skills.

Workshops

In this module, students will master the art of guiding and marketing workshops. They’ll receive detailed instruction on teaching four workshops: Backbends, Arm Balances, Twisting, and Hip Opening. Alongside, they’ll acquire skills in marketing and promotion within the yoga community. This comprehensive training enhances both personal practice and teaching abilities, empowering students to lead impactful workshops and attract participants effectively.

Adjustments

In this module, students will focus on mastering adjustment techniques, emphasizing proper alignment and deepening their students’ practice. They’ll learn diverse adjustment methods for various yoga poses, with a strong emphasis on safety and correct form. Through hands-on practice and expert instruction, students will acquire the skills needed to make precise adjustments, ensuring optimal alignment and enriching their students’ yoga experience.

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