CERTIFIED TEACHER TRAINING GRADUATES 2010
"It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well." -- Henri Frederic Amiel
JULY 19, 2010. I want to take a moment to congratulate and thank the 2010 teacher training graduates. These unbelievably inspiring teachers have spent over 200 hours enthusiastically studying a Syllabus that Includes:
- Techniques 100 Contact Hours/15 Non Contact Hours: Includes asanas, pranayamas and meditation. These hours include both training in the techniques and the practice of them.
- Teaching Methodology 25 Contact Hours/6 Non Contact Hours: Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, and the student's process of learning.
- Anatomy and Physiology 14 Contact Hours/6 Non Contact Hours: We will incorporate awareness of physical and subtle anatomy throughout training.
- Philosophy, Ethics, & Lifestyle 20 Contact Hours/10 Non Contact Hours: Study of Yoga Philosophy (Yamas, Niyamas), Yoga Scriptures (Yoga Sutras), ethics for yoga teachers, 'living the life of the yogi'
- Practicum 10 Contact Hours: Includes observing and assisting (both adjusting and enhancing students) in classes taught by others. 5 hours of assistant teaching, 5 hours of observing classes
- Independent Study 10 Contact Hours/5 Non Contact Hours: these hours will include assigned reading, asana sheets of 60 poses, workshops, and 5 hours of Karma Yoga Student Teaching for free to your community.
To see this level of dedication or studentship known as adhikara was deeply profound. I thank you all for bringing your Best Selves! You are already amazing teachers, for the BEST teachers of yoga or of life are those that remain lifelong STUDENTS! Big love to you all, Silvia
2010 TRAINEES (RYT PENDING)
1. Laura Mills
2. Janeen Paul
3. Laura Zavala
4. Kendra Charts
5. Nikki Jewell
6. Deidre Person
7. Carrie Wilhelm
8. Sherri Browdy
9. Alexandra Mlynarczyk
10. Christine Bjorkquist
11. Eileen Estrem
12. Jaime Foss
13. Jen Fabri
14. Karin DeCicco
15. Linda Benton
16. Nadine LaPointe
17. Susan Cartwright