Styles Yoga 300 Hour

The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany. Module Hope: June 2020.

Styles Yoga offers a 300-hour supplementary instructor training program that will take your teachings and personal practice to the next level. There are eight six-day modules, each of which will bring you deeper into anatomy, physiology, meditation, asana practice, advanced sequencing, and yoga philosophy.

You only need to complete four of the eight modules for your certificate but extra modules can be taken for Yoga Alliance CE credits. Enhance your skills instructing private lessons, workshops, advanced asana, and more at our Albany yoga studio.

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Prerequisites

The modules can be taken in any order. You must complete a 200-hour level training or foundational training prior to starting our 300-hour program.

Already have a 300-hour certification or not interested in taking all the modules? No problem! We still invite you to take any of the modules that interest you to further your education and experience.

This training is open to yoga instructors of all levels and does not require an “advanced” asana practice.

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Upcoming Training Dates

Virtual yoga teacher training meets from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. each day with a 30-minute break from 11:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. You will be assigned additional prerecorded yoga classes, workshops, and assignments. Tuition: $500

Hope Module

June 27th & 28th

July 18th & 19th

August 15th & 16th

You must be present for all hours of training and complete all assignments for this module to contribute towards your 300-hour certification.

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Testimonials

Click here to read testimonials and learn more about the program from Styles Yoga trainees.

The Modules

Hope Module

Now more than ever, we need to support one another and help bring people together. This module is a one-time opportunity to help create positive change within you and within the community. The virtual yoga teacher training program will conclude with a one-day virtual retreat led by all of the instructors participating in the module.

  • Enjoy uplifting yoga practices and meditations
  • Read and discuss “Happiness is an Inside Job” by Sylvia Boorstein
  • Engage in meaningful discussions focused on unifying and strengthening our community
  • Participate in community service outreach
  • Help organize and lead a one-day virtual retreat

Upper Extremity Module

  • Learn the muscular and skeletal anatomy of the shoulder, arm, forearm, and hand
  • Become familiar with injuries/dysfunctions such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, and rotator cuff tendinitis
  • Discover common muscular imbalances related to the upper extremity
  • Learn how to work adjunct with medical professionals to create individualized therapeutic private yoga sessions
  • Participate in a case study involving an upper extremity injury or dysfunction

Lower Extremity Module

  • Learn the muscular and skeletal anatomy of the hip, knee, ankle, and foot
  • Become familiar with injuries/dysfunctions such as IT band syndrome, ACL tear, and plantar fasciitis
  • Discover common muscular imbalances related to the lower extremities.
  • Learn how to work adjunct with medical professionals to create individualized therapeutic private yoga sessions
  • Participate in a case study involving a lower extremity injury or dysfunction

Refresh Module

  • Refine how to sequence and structure a yoga class or series
  • Learn how to change things up and stay interested in what you’re offering your students
  • Discover effective ways of cueing and communicating with your students
  • Learn how to apply hands-on assistance and adjustments safely
  • Practice teaching Vinyasa flow classes and receive valuable feedback from both your instructor and peers
  • Delve deep into the philosophy contained within the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Discuss the 8-Limb Path and learn how to apply these principles into your everyday life

Discover Module

  • Learn the anatomy and physiology of the following systems and how they relate to our yoga practice:
    • Integumentary
    • Skeletal
    • Muscular
    • Digestive
    • Urinary
    • Cardiovascular
    • Lymphatic
  • Learn Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (Resistant Stretching) and how to apply it in a yoga class
  • Enjoy a Primal Movement workshop led by Sean Hodgkiss
  • Enjoy an Acro Yoga workshop led by Sean Hodgkiss
  • Study Hindu deity mythology
  • Discuss “A Search in Secret India” by Paul Brunton

Spine Module

  • Learn the muscular and skeletal anatomy of the torso, abdomen, neck, and spine
  • Become familiar with injuries/dysfunctions such as disc herniation, scoliosis, and stenosis
  • Discover common muscular imbalances related to the spine.
  • Learn how to work adjunct with medical professionals to create individualized therapeutic private yoga sessions
  • Participate in a case study involving a spinal injury or dysfunction

Advance Module

  • Advance your asana practice consciously while building strength and flexibility
  • Learn how your unique anatomical design may affect your asana practice
  • Enjoy advanced asana workshops
  • Practice and learn to teach Yoga Conditioning classes
  • Learn how to sequence asana classes intelligently for optimal results

Restore Module

  • Learn how to teach restorative yoga (postures, props, and sequencing)
  • Study pranayama, meditation, visualization, and mantra techniques to accompany a restorative practice
  • Become familiar with the physiology of the nervous system and its relationship with restorative yoga
  • Teach a restorative yoga class and receive valuable feedback from your peers

Teach Module

  • Learn to teach effective workshops
  • Learn to lead effective private lessons
  • Practice teaching a workshop and receive valuable feedback from your instructor and peers
  • Practice teaching a private lesson and receive valuable feedback from your instructor and peers
  • Learn how to promote and market yourself
  • Delve deep into the philosophy contained within the Bhagavad Gita