All ENROLLEES and GRADS receive FREE and UNLIMITED yoga classes and studio workshops.
The WEEKDAY PROGRAM (6 months to completion) runs 24 consecutive Wednesdays from 8:00am to 3:00pm. It is a revolving program so that new students can matriculate in every 7th week and complete the required modules within their own 24 week time frame. Upcoming dates to matriculate in are August 5th, September 16th and every seventh week thereafter.
The WEEKEND* program (Sat/Sun) (12 months to completion) meets one Sat/Sun of each month from 8:00am-3:00pm. This is also a revolving program and new students may matriculate January 17/18th, April 18/19th, July 18/19th and October 17/18th, 2015.
All weekend dates through December of 2015 are listed at the bottom.
TUITION: $2,300 when paid in full or $2,499 (with payment plan)
(Subject to 6.35% CT Sales Tax)
(Includes Binder/Syllabus, Yoga Tool Box by Joseph & Lillian LePage & Mala Bead Materials.)
Payment Option #1: $250 Non-Refundable Deposit, then $2,196 due ten days before first class (Includes CT sales tax).
Payment Option #2: $250 Non-Refundable Deposit, then (4) equal payments of $600 with the first payment due ten days before first class (Includes CT sales tax).
*Add’l required readings: “How Yoga Works” (Roche and McNally), “The Key Muscles of Yoga” (Ray Long), “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali” (translated by Chip Hartranft), “Bhagavad Gita” (translated by Eknath Easwaran) and “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” (Deepak Chopra).
Contact us at 860.426.1601 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Upon completion of all required modules, 180 Contact Hours, 20 Non-Contact Hours, a passing grade on a written exam and a successfully led one (1) hour practicum, students will be awarded Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) status in accordance with Yoga Alliance Standards.
Areas of Study Include: Techniques, Training & Practice — Teaching Methodology — Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology — Yoga Philosophy, History and Ethics — Yoga Practicum
The aim of CrossRoads Yoga Alliance Certified 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is to spread yoga’s message via thoroughly trained and certified teachers who will teach students how to care more deeply for themselves, lead their highest possible lives and encourage others to do the same. With attention paid to all aspects of the person, this training program will focus on creating competent teachers who will safely guide their students through a process of self-inquiry and personal growth. Some will come with an interest to teach and some will come who simply want to take the next step on their journey.
Weds Program, 8-3pm, ½ Hour Lunch, Weekend Program, 8-3:30 Sat/Sun, 1/2 hour lunch
Techniques, Training and Practice
50 Basic yoga Asanas-alignment, benefits, contraindications
Principles of Vinyasa/ Sun Salutations/ Moon Salutations
Taking Flight (The Mechanics of Head/Handstand, alignment/safety considerations, preparatory poses, and modifications)
Principles and Practice of Yin Yoga
Meditation/Mantra/Guided Imagery/Visualization/ Pranayama
~Principles of Preparation, Theme and Flow
~The Art of Sequencing
~Elements of a Workout (Warm-up, Main Practice, Cool Down)
~Use of Accoutrements (Music, temperature, Aromatherapy, etc)
~Avoiding Injury/ Types of Assist
~Use of Props for Varying Skill Levels/Structural Limitations
~Modifications of Poses for varying skill levels/ structural limitations
~Styles of Learning (Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic)
~”Reading the Room”, Languaging
~Business Aspects of yoga practice
Anatomy and Physiology
~Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy & Kinesiology
~Anatomy of Movement, ~Kinesiology Lab
~Nervous System Anatomy
“Runnin’ on Dunkin”-Anatomy of Stress/HPAA Axis
Anatomy of Suffering/The Five Afflictions
~Cardio-Respiratory Anatomy/Anatomy of Breath
~Principles of Cardio-Vascular Exercise
~Tending Medical Emergencies
~Common Medical/Orthopedic Ailments/Conditions
~Special Considerations for those with physical/mental/emotional limitations
~Pelvic Floor Anatomy
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics
~Yoga Sutras and The Eight Limbs of Yoga
~Ethics-Living the Sutras On and Off the Mat
~Nutrition for the Yogic Lifestyle
~Healthy Student/Teacher Boundaries
~Karma & the Spiritual Quest
~Living your Highest Possible Life/ Encouraging others to do the same
~Yoga and the Twelve Steps, ~Green Living, ~Mala Making
~“One Path, Many Truths”/ Yoga and Religion/ Conflict vs Co-existence
~Exploring the Bhagavad Gita, Intro to Hinduism, Intro to Buddhism
Practice teaching (Asana/Pranayama), languaging,
building confidence, sharing feedback, and practice assisting.
Non-contact Hour Requirements 20 Hours
~Attend three outside Classes with written assignment/questions focusing on use of asana, alignment cues
~Attend Two Outside Classes with written assignment/questions specific to flow, sequencing and theme
~Design and Teach 2 30-minute classes (at midpoints of study)
~Design and teach a 60 minute Class (toward completion of study)
~Dvd-Yoga Unveiled (built into studio time)
~Read How Yoga Works and Complete a Written Assignment (can choose alternate text)
~DVD-Anatomy of Yoga (built into studio time)
~Group discussion/Personal Journeys/Sharing
Total Contact Hours 180, Total Non-Contact Hours 20
Yoga Toolbox for Teachers/Students by Joseph & Lilian LePage (included w/tuition)
How Yoga Works (Roche & McNally), The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali translated by Chip Hartranft
Bhagavad Gita translated by Eknath Easwaran, The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
Weekend Program Dates
(bold letters indicate weekends where new students may matriculate in)
Jan. 17/18, 2015 Feb. 21/22, 2015 Mar. 21/22, 2015 Apr. 18/19, 2015
May 16/17, 2015 June 20/21, 2015 July 18/19, 2015 Aug. 15/16, 2015
Sept 19/20, 2015 Oct. 17/18, 2015 Nov. 21/22, 2015 Dec. 12/13, 2015