40-Hr Art of Teaching CE

40-Hour Mastering the Art of Teaching Training

Owning a yoga studio for almost 14 years gave me an opportunity to see many teachers come and go, and many teachers who wished to teach but found themselves inadequately prepared. Every studio treasures their good teachers and treats their inexperienced teachers as disposable. With proliferation of yoga teacher training programs, it seems the quality has gone down. Most teacher trainings ask the participants to practice most of the time and spend incredibly little time teaching them how to teach. Other parts such as anatomy and philosophy also suffer lack of focus and sufficiency.

Therefore, I am opening the doors to my private space for semi-private training up to 6 people where we can focus on what teachers did not get enough of in their normal 200, 300, and even 500 hours of training but will need desperately if they are to attempt to teach and compete with already established teachers.

You will learn in an intimate setting, have personal attention all the time, receive great feedback and support.

You will emerge better qualified as a teacher, more competitive, and more confident in your teaching ability. You will be able to earn more as a teacher, be more versatile, more skillful, and more helpful to those you teach.

Mastering the Art of Teaching

Four Sundays - June 25, July 9 and 23, Aug 6 at 12:00 - 8:00 pm 

You will also have to shadow/observe me teaching 3 classes (free to you at my studio only).

You will have to practice teach, journal, and honest self-assess for 3 classes outside of the training schedule. Must complete the 3 classes before Aug 6, 2017, so we can wrap things up on that last meeting.

40 hours, Yoga Alliance CE applicable.

Here are some, but not all of what we will focus on:
  • Effective communication - body, language, touch.
  • Planning classes effectively and how to improvise when your plan does not fit the class.
  • Principles of sequencing for different intentions and outcomes.
  • Finding your voice and authentic style.
  • Teaching beginners.
  • Teaching mixed level classes.
  • Providing adjustments, modifications, and enhancements.
  • Lots of practice teaching with feedback.
*You must have at least a 200 hour training already and maintain a regular yoga practice.

*Send questions via email at val@valentinapetrovaconsulting.com, or call me at 805-909-1401.

Total investment: $695.
SDY yoga trainees, and Val's YTT trainees: $550


Deposit to hold your space: $300 - nonrefundable.

Balance due in full by June 4. (Add $100 if paid after June 4)

Payment plan in 3 installments is available. Auto pay will be set up. Call for details.

Valentina Petrova Ph: 805-909-1401


Master the Art of Teaching

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