WORKSHOPS & CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS:

I currently offer the following continuing education trainings, workshops, and programs:
-The 8 Limbs of Yoga – 10 Class Series
Yoga Philosophy in Action
February 8 – May 17, 2023
Wednesdays, 12 – 1:30 pm ET
or
February 25 – May 20, 2023
Saturdays, 12 – 1:30 ET
In-Studio or Live-Stream
Early bird pricing until February 1st – reserve you space!
Using special sequencing and other teaching methods we will explore the
8 Limbs of Yoga on the mat.
sign up here

-Yoga Teacher Tune-Up: Module One
Refine Your Teaching Skills

           This tune-up focuses on refining cues and transitions.
Along with with how to sequence your power/vinyasa yoga class with intention.
Start anytime.

-Yoga Teacher Tune-Up: Module Two
  Flowing from Simple to Complex
Next training TBD

-Yin Yoga: Immersion for Teachers and Students
Next training TBD

-Hourly Mentorship Support
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~THE 8 LIMBS OF YOGA CLASS SERIES~
What is yoga?
What is the aim of yoga?
What are the so-called 8 Limbs of Yoga?
How can they help my practice on the mat and off?

Patanjali defined yoga as “stilling the turnings of the mind.”

Who was Patanjali? Patanjali was a sage in India believed to have authored one of yoga’s most well-known classical texts, The Yoga Sutras, dating to around the 1st-2nd century BCE and 4th-5th century CE.
The Yoga Sutras, made up of 195 aphorisms, is a guide to yoga philosophy – a spiritual path passed on for thousands of years.

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras is a guide for living a better, purpose-filled life. The teachings provide clear insights into who we are and our relationship with the world. It lists the causes of suffering in our lives and provides steps – The 8-Limbed Path – on how to prevent suffering from happening.

Understanding the Yoga Sutras allows us to see how yoga is a life path – not just an exercise class.

What To Expect

– We will begin each class with a brief dharma talk (explanation of the philosophical focus for the day).
-Then with creative sequencing (stacking, looping, around the world, pose categories – just to name a few!) we will apply these concepts during the physical yoga practice to refine, challenge, and develop a better understanding.
-We will close each practice with a guided meditation, the heart of Patanjali’s yoga.

This series brings the wisdom of classical yoga philosophy into your life in a way that is relevant and accessible to your daily life.

Class Focus Outline

Week One 2/8 – Introduction to the Yoga Sutras:
Stilling The Turnings of the Mind
Week Two 2/15 – The 1st Limb: The Yamas
(5 moral observances for interactions with others)
We will focus on Ahimsa/Non-violence
Week Three 3/1 – The 1st Limb: The Yamas
We will focus on the next two Yamas – Satya/Truthfulness and Asteya/Non-stealing
Week Four 3/15 – The 1st Limb: The Yamas
We will focus on the last two Yamas – Brahmacharya/Non-excess and Aparigraha/Non-possessiveness
Week Five 3/22 – The 2nd Limb: The Niyamas
(5 guidelines for personal observance)
We will focus on Saucha/Purity and Santosha/Contentment
Week Six 3/29 – The 2nd Limb: The Niyamas
We will focus on Tapas/Self-discipline and Svadyaya/Self-study
Week Seven 4/19 – The 2nd Limb: The Niyamas
We will focus on the final Niyama – Ishvara Pranidhana/Surrender
Week Eight 4/26 – The 3rd & 4th Limbs:
Asana/Posture and Pranayama/Breath
Week Nine 5/10 – The 5th & 6th Limbs:
Pratyahara/Sense Withdrawal and Dharana/Concentration
Week Ten 5/17 – The 8th Limb: Samadhi/Union

*each practice will include the 7th Limb – Dhyana/Meditation

You can sign up for all ten or choose your schedule.
In-studio and live-stream options.
If you choose the live-stream option, you will receive a link approximately 50-60 minutes before each class. Please email Lyn if you are Zooming in to ensure you are signed up for this option. (lyn@lynkehoepoweryoga.com)

This workshop is for both students and teachers.
Continuing education credits (15) are available for certified/registered teachers.

An early bird rate applies if you register by February 1st
Full Series (10 classes) – $250 ($300 after 2/1)
Single Class (choose your dates of attendance) – $30 ($35 per class after 2/1)

~POWER YOGA TEACHER TUNE-UP~

Module One: Techniques & Methodology
Refine Your Teaching Skills
*this program is available to do remotely via Zoom

This module focuses on:
-effective and precise cueing
-smooth transitons
-power yoga sequencing formula for a balanced class
-ongoing power yoga themes and how to apply them in a relevant manner
Who this is for:
-any yoga teacher who wants to level up their teaching skills
-any yoga teacher who wants to learn how to teach power yoga
Prerequisites:
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification
currently teaching or in need of a refresher
Requirements:
-4 video class submissions (minimum of 60 minutes)
-class recordings can be of you leading an actual class or practice teaching on a friend or family member, you can can be in person or via zoom, students need to be seen in the video
(first video is due at least one week before the first scheduled one-on-one meeting)
-attendance at 4 of Lyn’s classes (in studio or via zoom)
-attendance at 4 one-on-one sessions with Lyn
-any other homework assigned between sessions (homework assignments can include creating a sequence and/or planning a theme
-you have 10 weeks from the date you sign up to complete the course
What you will receive:
-4 one-on-one sessions with Lyn (approximately 30-60 minutes), you will be given feedback on your first video submission and receive a personalized mentoring plan during the first meeting
-a Power Yoga Teacher Tune-Up manual with updated and more detailed information on:
-principles of alignment
-proper cueing and verbal assists
-teaching smooth transitions
-the power yoga sequencing formula
-power yoga themes
-the LKPY signature sequence along with alignment for all the poses and specific transitions for each
-a 4 class pass to Lyn’s class activated on the date you sign up with an 8 week expiration (in studio or zoom)
-access to a private group on Vimeo.com with a selection of
Lyn’s prerecorded classes for 8 weeks, you will receive a link and password upon registration
-continuing education credits for Yoga Alliance (10 contact, 10 non-contact)

Cost:
$450

Email lyn@lynkehoepoweryoga.com to confirm availability.
Payment is due at the time of submitting the application and agreement.
PAY ONLINE HERE

Module Two: Flowing From Simple to Complex
Next training TBD

“If you go step by step, there will be no problems. Enjoy each step.   Trying to leap many steps at once can be a problem.”
~T.K.V. Desikachar quoting his father Krishnamacharya
Learn to teach from simple to more complex poses within a vinyasa class – without breaking the flow!
Have you ever been in a vinyasa yoga class where the teacher decides to throw in a more complex pose and stops the class dead in its tracks to demonstrate?
Or casually tells those who know the pose to go into it “if they know it” without teaching the steps to help those who might be new to that particular pose? 
Leaving those students to feel left out.
When teaching an all-level class, it is the standard operating procedure for teachers to include basic alignment for each pose along with modifications and other options.
However, arm balances and more advanced poses are often offered up in a vinyasa class, but too often not taught.
In this workshops series, teachers will learn the art of “teaching simple to complex”, without breaking the flow of the class. While also making sure all
students feel included – no matter the level of experience.

Intelligent sequencing, clear step-by-step instructions with alternatives, and basic foundation building can help prep your student’s bodies and give them the tools to grow their practice.
This program is appropriate for teachers (6 Contact CEUs available) and any student of yoga interested in learning how to build their practice safely.
Broken down into 3 two hour sessions, each session will focus on foundation building for specific arm balances and/or what would be considered more advanced poses.  You will learn how to break down a pose and determine appropriate prep poses to include in the class. We will begin each session with a 60-90 minute yoga practice and follow up with discussion time that will include more exploration into poses, preps, and step-by-step instructions that are clear and precise.
Session One – Foundation Building
Session One will focus on poses and movements that help to build a foundation to support arm balances and other more advanced poses.
Session Two & Three – Flowing From Simple to Complex
Sessions Two and Three will focus on specific “pinnacle” poses. We will flow through a sequence that specifically preps the body for the pose, along with precise step-by-step instructions to include all levels of students.
Poses That Will Be Covered:
Parsva Bakasana/Side Crow Pose
Parsva Bhuja Dandasana/Grasshopper
Baby Grasshopper Pose
Eka Pada Galavasana/Flying Pigeon Pose
Astavakrasan/8 Point Pose
Bhujapidasna/ShoulderPressing Pose
Tittibhasana/Firefly Pose
Eka Pada Koundinyasana/Hurdler Pose
Svarga Dvijasana/Bird of Paradise Pose
Parivrtta Svarga Dvijasana/Revolved Bird of Paradise Pose
Visvamitrasana/Sage Visvamitra’s Pose

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~YIN YOGA: An Immersion for Teachers and Students~

Next training TBD

Cost:
$300 for all four sessions
$95 for a single session


Yin yoga focuses on longer held, more passive floor poses that lengthen and stimulate the connective tissues of the body. Unlike a power/vinyasa yoga (yang) practice, yin yoga is a slower pace where poses are held for 3-5 minutes. This practice also helps to cultivate inner calm. By staying in the pose longer you will train your mind and body to become still and endure uncomfortableness, both mentally and physically, with grace. Breath is used to help stay connected to the present moment.

This training is for those who would like to dive deeper into the practice. It is for current yoga teachers who would like to learn the fundamental science and philosophy behind yin yoga. As well as for students interested in a more thorough understanding of the practice.

The training is broken down into four 2-hour sessions. You can attend all four or sign up for specific dates. Teachers are eligible for continuing education credits required for Yoga Alliance renewal. You will receive 10 contact hours when you attend all three sessions and lead a yin yoga community class via zoom or at the studio. Class will be scheduled on an individual basis after the training sessions are completed. You will receive a certificate of completion.

Session 1: Laying The Foundation
-Yin Yoga Practice
-The Science of Yin Yoga
-Benefits of Yin Yoga
-The 3 Stages of a Yin Yoga Pose

Session 2: The Practice and Teaching of Yin Yoga
Back and Hips
-Yin Yoga Practice -back and hips focus
-Yin Yoga Asanas – modifications, getting in and out of the pose, recovery poses

Session 3: The Practice and Teaching of Yin Yoga
Hips and Legs

-Yin Yoga Practice -hips and legs focus
-Yin Yoga Asanas – modifications, getting in and out of the pose, recovery poses

Session 4: Power Yin Yoga
Power yin yoga is a slow flowing vinyasa practice infused with yin poses.
-Power Yin Yoga Practice
-Power/Vinyasa vs. YinYoga
-Teaching Power Yin Yoga – learn how to safely sequence and insert yin poses

You will receive 4 yin yoga sequences:
-90 minute sequence for the whole body
-60 minute sequence for spine and hips
-60 minute sequence for hips and legs
-90 minute power yin yoga sequence

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~HOURLY MENTORSHIP SUPPORT~
$150/Hour + CT sales tax

Whether a student or a teacher, the practice of yoga is a continuous journey.
Mentoring recreates the traditional yoga model based on a strong and trusted relationship between student and teacher.

 Lyn’s Mentorship Programs are designed to support new and experienced teachers,
as well as students interested in growing and enhancing their yoga practice.

The hourly mentorship option is perfect for students or teachers who do not anticipate the need for a long-term, ongoing support but might have a specific concern or interest.
Yoga Alliance continuing education contact hours are available.
Email lyn@lynkehoepoweryoga.com to request an appointment.

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