The principles of teaching, cueing, assisting, demonstrating, theming, sequencing, and how to put together a well-rounded and thoughtful Hatha, Flow, and Power Vinyasa class. Learn hundreds of poses in both their English and Sanskrit names, and the foundations of each pose from the ground up.
Learn the western anatomy of bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles, breathing, nervous and circulatory systems, injuries, and as well as basic prenatal yoga. You will also learn the energetic effects of yoga on the body, and will study PRANA in detail. What it is, the different techniques that direct prana, Kundalini energy and it’s infinite potential, the chakra systems, bandhas, Ayurveda, the vayus, and the nadis.
Practice different styles and techniques of meditation and pranayama (yogic breathing exercises) everyday. Develop a deep understanding and connection with both so you can easily share their immense benefits with your students.
Study Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and how these teachings provide a very real model that can be applied to daily life. You will also get to discuss and learn in detail about Yoga’s journey to the West, and the most influential yogis of our time.
Discuss the ethics of yoga, code of conduct, and important qualities of a successful teacher. Learn about the business of yoga, defining your mission, marketing yourself, and setting your goals and dreams.
The fastest way to becoming a great yoga teacher is practice, practice, and more practice. Students will be given plenty of classroom time to plan many styles of classes: from a challenging, fast-paced Power practice, to a super mellow, relaxing yin stretch-out, and everything in between. Emphasis will be made to try different classes out on each as often as possible during and after the course. This is a great opportunity to receive feedback, get creative, and learn from one another.
8-minute walk to Powder Yoga.
A brand new boutique hotel only footsteps away from the main lifts & right in the heart of Hirafu Village, the luxurious Chalet Ivy will be your winter Niseko home. Enjoy breathtaking views of either iconic Mt. Yotei every morning as you roll out of bed and open up your curtains.
You will have unlimited access to the hotel’s private onsen (hot springs) that you can walk to/from your room in your bathrobe and slippers. The waters are drawn up from a depth of 300 meters where it has the best quality and temperature for health benefits.
Chalet Ivy also has an exclusive Ski Concierge desk that can arrange equipment rental services, lift passes, and ski & snowboard lessons through their Winter Activity Counter.
1-minute walk to Powder
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offering an extra discount for YTT students.
5-minute walk to Powder Yoga.
Watch this video to see how to get there from the airport.
March 16 to April 10, 2020.
Regular ¥300,000 JPY.
Early Bird ¥270,000 JPY (pay in full before December 31st and save ¥30,000).
Includes “The Art of Yoga Education” manual (over 500 pages of teaching principles, detailed anatomy, and various training materials), 200 hours of study with Kanami and Janet at the Powder Yoga Studio, unlimited yoga pass at studio for duration of course, and your 200 hour RYT Yoga Alliance accredited certification upon graduation.
Daily yoga classes
Daily delicious breakfast buffets
2 Izakaya-style family dinners
Unlimited use of hotel’s private hot springs
Private transport to/from ski hill
Valuable local knowledge from your instructors
An adventure of a lifetime!
Does not include:
Transfers to Niseko*
* Direct buses from New Chitose International Airport to Niseko are easy to book and cost under $40USD. Book here.
*** If you are interested in hiring a local mountain guide, our good friends at Japan Powder Connection have offered a group discount rate for Dive Deep Retreat students. Please inquire for details.
Accommodation can be arranged upon request for an extra fee.