500HR TEACHER TRAINING
ADVANCED ASSISTING
MANLY | 15-17 JUNE 2018

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Power Living 500hr teacher training pathway is dedicated to elevating yoga teaching standards around the globe and advancing education. Our Advanced Assisting program is one module of this pathway and a world-class training opportunity to learn from the best in the business.

FOCUS AREAS

* Study the intricacies of physical anatomy and the many variations of the body in order to provide energetic assists that will safely and effectively enhance a physical practice.

* Gain a new set of tools to deepen the awareness in students’ bodies to cultivate strength and safety to build longevity in the practice

* Assisting in class is a teaching art form. Learn the power of presence, personal awareness and understand the practitioner’s body.

PRE-REQUISITES

* 200hr Yoga Teacher Training certificate with Power Living or an approved Teacher Training School (including hands-on assisting training).

* Gain 30hrs towards your RYT 500hr Certification with Yoga Alliance and/or 350hr Certification with Yoga Australia.

 

“The practice of yoga works at a physical, mental and emotional level & may be rewarding and challenging. We invite you to take care and participate to a level that you feel most comfortable.” 

CERTIFICATION: The training forms part of the 500hr teacher training pathway. 200hr RYT will be eligible to receive 30hrs towards their RYT 500hr Certification with Yoga Alliance and 30hrs towards their 350hr Certificate with Yoga Australia.

informationLOCATION: Power Living Manly Beach
DATES: Friday 15 June to Sunday 17 June – 9:00am to 6:00pm daily

COST: $499
(10% member discount)

MASTER THE KEY ELEMENTS OF ASSISTING

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY:

This training dives into the anatomical structure of various asanas to truly understand how we can use touch to positively effect the pose. The foundation, rotational energy, skeletal limitations and tissue mobility plus range will inform us to the most powerful and appropriate adjustment. This module gives you the skills to quickly and accurately read the body and become fluent in the art of assisting. 

ENERGETICS:

Physical touch in yoga provides not only the potential for a mechanical adjustment in the asana, but also a potentially profound energetic conversation. In the Advanced Assisting Module, we will discuss the potential energetic impact of adjusting, when is touch appropriate, when might it be best not to use touch, and how to ensure that the energetic dialogue is not susceptible to misinterpretation. 

PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE ASSISTING:

As with the practice of asana, learning to become fluent in the language of assisting means that you need to have a solid foundation. This module will provide you with the tools to quickly and accurately assess a body in any pose and determine the best course of action to use your words, energy and touch to deepen your student’s experience of the asana and the practice of yoga.

MEET THE FACILITATOR: TROY ABRAHAM

A much-loved member of the Power Living crew, Troy’s teaching style is powerful and he empower’s his students to use yoga as a tool to discover the most connected version of themselves. Originally, Troy came to yoga to complement surfing and snowboarding and his commitment is to guiding the practice in a way that adds to an incredible life experience, rather than just a strong yoga practice. He teaches with a strong emphasis on breath and total immersion in the moment.

With nearly ten years of teaching experience and over 15,000 hours experience in the classroom, Troy’s formal accreditations include 1,000hr with the Baptiste Institute, Yoga Anatomy with Leslie Kaminoff and Dynamic Movement therapy with James Skalkos. He has led and assisted in graduating of hundreds of 200hr and 500hr students in the last decade, specialising in the art of assisting and the benefits of working with individual bodies in this area of yoga.

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