300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
in California

Our 300HR Yoga Teacher Training program in SAN LUIS OBISPO guides you through a challenging, transformational process.

Dates

Start: 10/27/2018
End: 06/08/2019

Location

Soul Yoga
1340 Taft Street, Suite 120 B
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Cost

$4,100 by Sep 27, 2018
$4,400 after Sep 27, 2018

Intro

The program connects you to a vast body of knowledge passed on through a multi-generational lineage of yoga teachers with deep roots in India. Whether your aim is to build more credentials and benefit for your students, or just want a deeper, more comprehensive experience of all that yoga offers, completing our training is a great opportunity to transform the relationship you have with your practice, your teaching, and your life!

The location for our 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is a scenic town nestled in the coastal mountains of California’s Central Coast, that’s popular among college students, surfers, mountain bikers, and wine aficionados. This region is a renown coastal getaway for visitors from other parts of California and around the world. “SLO-town” is bike & hike friendly, with a delightful mix of cafes, shops, beaches, trails, and hot springs – all very close and accessible by foot, bike, bus, or Uber. The climate is pleasant year-round, although winter can bring an occasional frost.

Program requirements

This Non-Residential Course meets monthly over 9 months, and provides an ideal setting for advanced students and teachers to study over an extended period that allows for the normal routines of your life. Our schedule allows for time between sessions to explore and thoroughly digest new ideas and share experiences in and out of class with a community of local & out-of-town students. Our course is designed to accommodate students from any style of yoga who have completed a 200HR Yoga Teacher Training.

Schedule 2018-2019

MODULE 1: LEVITYoga ™ – Awakening to Lightness (OCT 27 - NOV 2, 2018)

  • Experience a personal immersion into the physical practices and sequences of LEVITYoGA
  • Document through journaling your personal intentions, goals, and real-time experiences found in consistent practice over 7-days
  • Observe the essentials necessary for sustainable practice, and the subtle differences found when practicing with the principles of Gravity and Grace™

MODULE 2: Mastery of Teaching – Presence | Movement | Touch (NOV 16-18, 2018)

  • Revisit the role of teacher and the power of presence
  • Learn how LEVITYoga and the elements of Gravity and Grace inspire movement in your practice, your sequencing, and your teaching
  • Gain In-depth understanding of “intuitive alignment” and its applications in static and dynamic poses
  • Build deeper powers of observation and skills how to apply touch with sensitivity while recognizing each student’s ability to receive the adjustment

MODULE 3: Ayurveda Wellness Counseling 1 – Foundation Training (DEC 4-9, 2018)

  • Experience a lifestyle immersion into the Ayurvedic view of life, health, and healing, which begins with the journey of healing yourself and helping those closest to you
  • Learn traditional Ayurvedic principles, with hands-on client assessment and wellness management skills that are ideal for yoga teachers, teachers in training, and health care professionals

MODULE 4: Spine Mechanics – Anatomy + Functional Misconceptions (JAN 11-13, 2019)

  • Learn the three simple Practice Principles of LEVITYoga, which apply to any level of student, to keep your classes safe and minimize the risk of student injury.
  • Study the functional anatomy of the spine and common misconceptions about its capacity for bending (forward, backward, and laterally), twisting, extension and compression
  • See how the inherent shape of all poses can naturally activate what’s needed in terms of body response with a better understanding of balance and ground

MODULE 5: Therapeutic Tools – Injury Care | Prop Applications (FEB 1-3, 2019)

  • Learn to safely apply restorative techniques through a variety of poses and appropriate modifications.
  • Discover the source of many of the common yoga-related injuries, including improper sequencing, inexperienced teacher instruction, inappropriate adjustments, and insensitivity to student limitations
  • Learn to address symptoms of imbalance and the individuals natural healing forces with a variety of restorative strength and flexibility poses with the application of props

MODULE 6: Inner Teacher Revival – Advanced Practices | Mentor 1 (MAR 15-17, 2019)

  • Discover and experience the first steps of the advanced practices of Pranayama, Pratyahara, and Samyama (Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi)
  • Master the subtle qualities of breathing and establish a regular pranayama practice while learning how to teach pranayama to your students
  • Learn how to sit comfortably and cultivate deep inner stillness, the primary component for the radiant mind necessary for Pratyahara and Samyama
  • Work one-on-one with an advanced teacher to discover your authentic inner voice, as an inspiration for your practice and your teaching

MODULE 7: Ayurveda Wellness Counseling 2 – Advanced Training (APR 2-7, 2019)

  • Learn and develop hands-on skill with constitutional (Prakriti) and conditional (Vikriti) dosha assessment, pulse and tongue analysis, tissue analysis, Ayurveda nutritional therapy, cleanse management, traditional herbology, oil therapies, lifestyle counseling, subtle therapies, Ayurveda in asana practice, client rapport,
  • Ayurveda psychology, and business management
  • Satisfy pre-requisites for gaining Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor credentials with all of the skills and capacities of a non-clinical Ayurvedic practitioner

MODULE 8: Stepping Up Your Poses – Intermediate and Advanced Asana (APR 26-28, 2019)

  • Learn the building blocks and preparatory practices that will lead you towards a gradual mastery of more advanced poses, including compound Standing Poses,
  • Backbends, Inversions, Forward Bends, Arm Balances, and Twists
  • Break-down the key pieces of simple poses that hold the keys to more advanced poses and variations

MODULE 9: Teaching Tune-up – Real-time Evaluation | Mentor 2 (JUN 7-9, 2019)

  • Re-energize your professional skills with real-time practice teaching sessions supported by your community of peers and teacher mentors
  • Tune-up your powers of observation, curiosity and creativity that first inspired your decision to teach, guiding you further along your teaching path

Tuition

Register early and SAVE!

For an application, fill out the form below, tell us a little about yourself, and we will send you more information about the training.

Register and pay-in-full by Sep 27, 2018
DISCOUNT PRICE = $4,200
(requires $500 deposit with application, and remaining balance paid by 12/11/18).

Register and pay-in-full after Sep 27, 2018
REGULAR PRICE = $4,500
(requires $500 deposit with application, and remaining balance paid by 1/11/19).

***Notice:

  • Price does not include accommodation
  • Payment Plans and a limited number of Scholarships are available. Please inquire at info@LEVITYoGA.com
  • Once you are enrolled, all of Peter’s classes are FREE… at Soul Yoga in San Luis Obispo for the duration of training.
  • Also, REGISTER NOW and enjoy 30 days of free access to Peter’s online classes at www.YogaAnytime.com! You will receive a Free Online Class Code as soon as you are accepted into the program so don’t delay.

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Instructors

Peter Sterios

ERYT-500

Peter Sterios ERYT-500 has been part of the global yoga community for over four decades as a teacher, writer, and entrepreneur based in San Luis Obispo, California. He is the creator of Manduka™, a leading eco-yoga products company based in Los Angeles. In 2009, Yoga Journal selected his first DVD, Gravity & Grace in their “top 15 yoga videos of all time” and his popular LEVITYoga™ Show appears on YogaAnytime™. He is an award winning architect, specializing in green yoga studios and retreat centers; co-founder of karmaNICA™, a charitable organization for impoverished kids in western Nicaragua; and for three years, taught yoga at the White House for Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity initiative (2011-2013). Peter’s influence through his teaching, writing and innovative design has been felt worldwide, and his light-hearted approach with LEVITYoga™ offers unique insight to the evolving art of yoga.

James G. Bailey

LAc, Dipl Om, Dipl Ayu, E-RYT 500

James G. Bailey, LAc, Dipl Om, Dipl Ayu, E-RYT 500 is a third generation healer, CAM physician, Yoga educator, and Yoga teacher trainer who has been living yoga and Ayurveda for 30 years. His training includes 5 years (4000+ hours) of formal clinical studies in Oriental Medicine (Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine) and training in Ayurveda under numerous Ayurvedic doctors in Kerala, South India, where he returns annually to study and lead retreats with Sevanti Adventures. James teaches Yoga, Ayurveda and meditation workshops worldwide. He is a contributing editor and former columnist for Yoga Journal, Light on Ayurveda, LA Yoga magazine and other wellness publications. He served as an active Board member of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM), and is founder of Sevanti Wellness in Pacific Palisades, CA. For more information about James, visit www.sevanti.com