Workshops

Workshops

These are a variety of workshops developed and presented by the Auckland Yoga Academy teachers or by senior international teachers. The intention is to provide you with the opportunity to examine in detail specific aspects of yoga which will be of benefit to your personal practice. The workshops will have both theoretical and practical components which can be applied to a home practice as well as a class setting.

Registration and payment

You can register for the workshops via our online shop by clicking the ‘Book now’ buttons. You can also register in person at the Auckland Yoga Academy.

Please note, unless special payment details are stated:

  • Full payment is required to register
  • A fee of $40 applies for cancellations more than 4 days prior to the workshop
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations within 4 days of the workshop

Teaching Pre-natal Ashtanga/Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Saturday February 8th 2020 1pm – 5pm

And Sunday February 9th 2020 1pm – 5pm

This continuing education program (YACEP) provides training and development opportunities for yoga teachers who are committed to keeping pregnant students safe in their Ashtanga or Vinyasa Flow Classes yoga classes.
YACEP: (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Providers Course) are for teachers who are required to do ongoing professional development in order to renew their registration.

Program Content:
Theoretical component by Rachel Lovelock:
Rachel is a Midwife and Ashtanga RYT500 and Level 1 Advanced Teacher (2 year Apprenticeship) at the Yoga Academy.

Stages of pre-natal development.
What is pre-natal care and why is it so important.
Normal healthy pregnant women can and do practice Ashtanga Yoga.
Modifications and cautions to apply to the Ashtanga practice.
The benefits of practicing the Ashtanga Pre-Natal Program.

Practical Component by Peter Nilsson the Director of the Yoga Academy
Teaching the Ashtanga Pre-Natal Program.

Location: Yoga Academy Level One 190 Federal St.

Tutors:
 Midwife and YA500 Ashtanga Teacher Rachel Lovelock. 
Director of the Yoga Academy and Ashtanga Teacher of over 30 years Peter Nilsson.

Text Books: Yoga Sadhana for Mothers, by Sharmila Desai and Anna Wise 

 

Investment: $249.00

Designing and Facilitating Successful Workshops

Saturday March 14th 2020 8.30am – 11.30am and 12.30pm – 5.00pm

This continuing education program (YACEP) provides training and development opportunities for yoga teachers who are interested in teaching Yoga Workshops.
YACEP: (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Providers Course) are for teachers who are required to do ongoing professional development in order to renew their registration.

This Workshop will introduce the participants to the design and implementation of successful Workshops in yoga school settings.
A Workshop is a brief intensive educational program for a group of people. Successfully designed and run workshops facilitate knowledge acquisition, attitudinal change and skill development.

Program Content:
Defining workshop aims and objectives.
Determining content based on needs assessment.
 Administrative details.
Marketing tools.
Tips for Conducting the workshop.
Receiving feedback and reviewing effectiveness.

Location: Yoga Academy Level One 190 Federal St.

Tutor:
Training Director of Yoga Academy Jude Hynes bio: https://yoga.co.nz/about/teachers/our-teachers/jude-hynes/

Investment: $320.00

Practicing  Patanjali’s Yoga in our Daily Lives

This course will take place over a twelve week period from Saturday 4 April 

Three Saturday sessions of two hours each, 10.30am – 12.30pm, 4th April, 9th May, and 6th June Twelve Wednesday sessions of one hour each  7.00pm – 8.00pm April 8th through to  June 24th. 

This continuing education program (YACEP) provides training and development opportunities for yoga teachers who are interested in teaching Yoga Workshops.
YACEP: (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Providers Course) are for teachers who are required to do ongoing professional development in order to renew their registration.

Open to both teachers and yoga students the aim of this course is to teach you about the key theories, principles, and concepts of the scripture referred to as Patanjalis Yoga Sutras and in particular for this course the focus will be on Chapter Two Sadhanapadha. so that you can learn practical ways to implement these yoga practices into your life on and off the yoga mat. It is prudent to note that from a practical point of view – and Chapter Two focuses on the practical aspects of Raja Yoga-that the reason that Yoga is often called the science of Self- ealization, is because its end result is that we realize just who we , not limiting that knowledge to our surface personality, or the ego-led persona that we project out into the world, but discovering the real person, the Self hidden deep inside, which yoga declares to be spirit itself.

Chant the sutras in Chapter Two.
Study and discuss a variety of interpretations of the Sutras in Chapter Two.
Deepen one’s personal mediation practice removing the obstacles that currently prevent this from being a daily habit.
Set personal goals to gain freedom from the 5 Klesha’s (afflicted mind states) and journal the arising insights, stumbling blocks and break throughs.
·Participating as a supportive member of a Sangha – a community of yogi’s and yogini’s practicing together in order to bring about and to maintain awareness as they cultivate, understanding, compassion and harmony.

Tutor:
Training Director of Yoga Academy Jude Hynes bio: https://yoga.co.nz/about/teachers/our-teachers/jude-hynes/

Investment: $375.00

Practicing Patanjali’s Yoga in our Daily Lives