Online Yoga Teacher Training

Table of Contents

THE HISTORY AND FOUNDATION OF YOGA

Yoga Defined

Who Can Practice Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

Styles of Yoga

Integrating Yoga into Your Current Profession

STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

Anatomical References

Musculoskeletal System

Foot and Ankle Complex

Knee

Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex (LPHC)

The Shoulder Gridle, Arm, Wrists, and Hands

The Neck

Considerations for Anatomical Variations

YOGA APPLICATIONS OF FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY MOVEMENT

Vrksasana (Tree Pose)

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog Pose)

Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior 1 Pose)

Parivrtta Trikonasana (Twisting Triangle Pose)

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog Pose)

Paschimottanasana (West Side Intense Stretch Pose)

Bakasana (Crow or Crane Pose)

YOGA POSES – STANDING POSTURES

Classification of Yoga Postures

Standing Postures

YOGA POSES – FORWARD BENDS

Forward Bends

YOGA POSES – BACKBENDS

Back Bends

YOGA POSES – SUN SALUTATIONS AND TWISTING POSTURES

Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations)

Twists

YOGA POSES – ARM BALANCES

Arm Balances

YOGA POSES – INVERSIONS

Inversions

YOGA POSES – SEATED POSTURES

Seated Poses

Savasana

TEACHING PRANAYAMA

Learning Objectives

Anatomy of Breathing

Pranayama

CLASS DESIGN

Principles of Sequencing

Sample Class Design Sequences

COMMUNICATION AND CUEING

Key Communication Principles

Nonverbal Communication

Verbal Communication

Cueing

Communicating in the Yoga Classroom

Sample Cues in Poses

INCLUSIVE YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Novice Students

Prenatal Students

Injury Management

Children’s Yoga

Yoga for Seniors

Advanced Yoga

CLASS PREPARATION

Preparing to Teach a Yoga Class

Class Enhancements

PROFESSIONAL YOGA PRACTICE

Scope of Practice

Legal Considerations and Protections

Professionalism, Ethics, and Client Confidentiality

Continuing Education

Self-Care

Building a Brand

Marketing and Networking

Where to Teach

THE PHILOSOPHY OF YOGA

The Eight Limbed Path

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

The Kleshas- Fear-Based Emotions

Bandhas

The Chakras

APPENDIX A

APPENDIX B

REFERENCES

Reference

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