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200-Hr DYS Yoga Teacher Training Program

This class is taught by:

Noell Clark

Noell Clark, ERYT is a certified Vinyasa Yoga teacher and teacher trainer, living in the Bay Area in California. Graduating college with a degree in Gender Studies, Noell spent her 20’s working as an advocate and activist in the movement to end human trafficking and domestic violence. Struggling to find the balance between working with survivors of gender specific trauma, and nurturing healthy relationships in her personal life, practicing yoga became her safe haven. Beyond the intimate breath and body connection, yoga connected her to a community of like-hearted friends and helped her to find simplicity in a chaotic world . She received her primary 200-hour teaching certification through the Yandara Institute in 2007, and has since completed over 500 hours of advanced yoga teacher training in the Hatha and Vinyasa styles of yoga. Noell is a full time yoga teacher, teaching public, private and corporate yoga all over the Bay area. Additionally she is the founder of “Noell Clark Yoga”, a yoga teacher training program offered at the Downtown Yoga Shala in San Jose, CA.
Downtown Yoga Shala (DYS) 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training Program is a six-month immersion designed to establish a solid foundation of understanding in the ever evolving practice of yoga. Our curriculum is well rounded and comprehensive, covering everything from the history and philosophy of yoga, to the art of intelligently sequencing a yoga class. We welcome those who wish to teach yoga professionally as well as those just wanting to expand and elevate their own personal practice. This is a 6-month journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and deep study. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will be eligible to register as teachers with the Yoga Alliance at the 200 hour level. This course is led by Noell Clark, ERYT. Guest faculty include DYS resident teachers Prajna Viera, Lauren Palladino, Bob Riccomini and Veronica Cruz as well as celebrated Bay Area teachers, Talya Lutzger and Elika Aird.

History of Yoga
Yoga Philosophy
Ancient Texts: The Bhagavad Gita & The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Pranayama and Meditation Practices
Yoga Asana Posture Clinics - Alignment and Modifications
Hands-on Adjustments
Art and Science of Sequencing
Confidence-building through Practice Teaching
Functional Anatomy of Yoga
Energetic Body and Subtle Anatomy
Listening to Bodies
Effective Communication
Language Development
The Psychology and Ethics of Teaching Yoga
Pre-Natal Yoga Basics
The Business of Yoga

DATES for 2016/2017:
Weekend One of the Teacher Training is an intensive format:
Friday, September 23rd, 9am-5pm
Saturday, September 24th, 12:15-5:15pm
Sunday, September 25th, 12:15-5:15pm
For the remainder of the training, we meet the 1st and 3rd weekends of each month.
**The 3rd weekend of the month has a Friday evening component.
October 8, 9: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
October 21, 22, 23: Friday 7-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
November 5, 6: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
November 18,19, 20: Friday 7-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
December 3, 4: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
December 16, 17, 18: Friday 7-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
January 7, 8: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
January 20, 21, 22: Friday 7-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
February 4, 5: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
February 17,18,19: Friday 7-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
March 11, 12: Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm
March 17, 18, 19: Friday 7-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday - 12:15-5:15pm

Investment: early-bird pricing $2850 (register before July 15, 2016), $2950 after
Free Info Sessions
Information Sessions for the upcoming 200 Hour Vinyasa Teacher Training at Downtown Yoga Shala will be held at the studio. We will cover the specifics of the program -- dates, times, course overview, guest faculty, and answer any additional questions you may have.

FREE Info Session Dates:7-8pm Wednesdays: June 15, July 13, August 17

Please note this is a weekend ONLY training program from Sept 23, 2016 through March 19, 2017.

Teacher Training Refund and Registration Policy
Space is limited. $200 check deposit will reserve your spot. 20% ($40) administration fee if you cancel reservation.

Refunds for cancellations are available up to two weeks prior to date of teacher training minus $300 processing fee. Once training begins, there will be no refunds issued.