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Revolution Power Yoga hosts 200-hour Teacher Training

EAGLE-VAIL — Are you passionate about yoga? Do you want to share your passion for yoga with others? Revolution Power Yoga will host a 200-hour teacher training led by Rachel Nelson that is designed to teach you how to teach others and help you explore and better understand your true self. This program is for new and experienced teachers who are ready to tap into their greatness.

This 200-hour teacher training and certification program will give you the tools, hands-on experience and confidence you need to teach an authentic, powerful and inspiring power vinyasa yoga class, based upon the teachings of Baron Baptiste. This program will focus on all aspects of teaching and living the principles of yoga within a contemporary context and language. The practical skills you will acquire are immediately applicable and you will leave the training ready to teach.

Cheryl Olsen took the training before and described the program as “an enlightening experience guided by an inspiring teacher.”

One weekend a month, from March through September, Nelson — certified Baptitse power vinyasa yoga teacher — will help you gain the tools to teach yoga and deepen your understanding of yourself and your yoga practice.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Nelson holds a 500-hour certification, an acroyoga certification and is certified through the personal development program igolu. She has been teaching since 2005 and she travels alongside Baron Baptiste, assisting his teacher trainings and programs.

She has also spent time on meditation and healing retreats with Deepak Chopra and David Simon, as well as living in Thailand studying Thai massage and other ancient healing arts in depth. Her deep love, passion and continued studies, as well as years of being an athlete, give her great knowledge of the body and its amazing ability to transform and heal.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Through this series, you will learn:

How to teach an all levels power vinyasa yoga class.

How to unlock your hidden potential as a teacher and as a human.

The anatomy, physiology and energetics of yoga.

How to listen to your intuition and teach from your heart.

The breakdown, alignment, modifications and sequencing of postures.

How to assist people and evaluate bodies physically and emotionally to prevent injuries.

Yoga breathing techniques.

Yoga’s roots and how Eastern and Western practices compare.

The lifestyles and ethics for yoga teachers.

Effective presentation and communication skills for teaching different levels.

How to teach to different demographics.

The business side of yoga.

“The teacher training helped complete a life change for me,” said Karlie Cummins, former teacher trainee. “It gave me a chance to explore myself, both emotionally and physically. The yoga and discussions helped me become clear on what I love and who I want to be as a person.”

The 200-hour teacher training held at Revolution Power Yoga begins in March and goes through September, one weekend a month. The training modules will be held Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost of the program is $3,000.


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