Yoga Instructor, Somatics & Movement Therapist (YISMT)™/ RYT

l_yogaclassREGISTERED YOGA TEACHER (RYT) YOGA INSTRUCTOR, SOMATICS & MOVEMENT THERAPIST (YISMT)TM – 200 hrs *2  CERTIFICATIONS, 1 PROGRAM/YOGA  ALLIANCE & CA STATE APPROVED

A comprehensive yoga teacher training program that focuses on yoga therapy for specific therapeutic needs.

Millions of people throughout the world have discovered the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of the practice of Yoga. Yoga means union of Body, Mind and Spirit. Yoga empowers, encourages, connects, supports, teaches us to act rather than react, speak the truth in our hearts, follow our intuition and live a life of our dreams. Yoga provides the space to practice whom we want to be in our daily life. Now is a great time to begin your yoga journey.

NHI’s comprehensive Yoga Teacher Program will deepen your practice and, if desired, prepare you to function as a professional yoga instructor.

 Including asanas (poses), yoga philosophy, Somatic and DaVinci movements (warm-up and progressive exercises), emphasis on intelligent sequencing, breathing exercises, meditation, Niyamas and Yamas (observances and non-observances), holding the ‘seat’ of a teacher, posture adjustments, yoga anatomy, Chakras and Nadis (yogic energy systems), principles of Ayurveda (yogic science of life), marketing and branding, business practices, and professional standards and ethics.

Four accessible and flexible modules spread out over several months:

 Yoga Teacher: Hold the ‘seat’ of the teacher

Experience + embody the eight limbs of yoga described by Patanjali: niyamas/observances, yamas/restraints, asana/postures, pranayama/breath control, pratyahara/sense withdrawal, dharana/concentration, dhyana/meditation, samadhi/state of unity. Learn how to teach pranayama & yoga postures, intelligent sequencing, yoga anatomy and yoga marketing.

Instructor: Andrea Werner, L.Ac

Yoga Therapy: Yoga for targeted areas of the body 

Learn in-depth understanding of alignment of knees, hips, back, shoulders + neck. Understand the integration of the major muscle systems and experience how the ‘whole’ affects the ‘parts’. Learn how to address yoga students with health issues and injuries. Learn applied anatomy and special focus of spine, SI joint, lower back, neck, shoulders, hips and feet.

Instructor: Somer Nicole, Doctorate Physical Therapy, Masters Occupational Therapy

Ayurveda Therapy: Foundation Theory 

In this class students learn the foundation philosophy of Ayurveda, constitution or body-mind types (doshas) and basic theory of nutrition for each. The art of meditation will be offered as a way to develop self-knowledge, which is the basis for healing and well being.

Instructor: Prana Gogia, MBA, Siddha Ayurveda Practioner, HHP

Soma-KineticsTM  

Explore Somatic Restorative Movements to improve: Postural alignment, range of motion & flexibility. Improve your bio-mechanics and fluidity of motion. Learn how to create an individualized “movement therapy program” for your clients or specific groups-seniors, athletes, handicapped, etc.

Instructor: Erhard Rohrmüller, RYT, HHP

Two Certificates are earned: Registered Yoga Teacher and Yoga Instructor & Somatics Movement Therapist.  Qualify for both State and National Certifications upon completion of the 200 hour program.

Yoga Teacher Training hours can be used towards the 1000 hour Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) Program and also Continuing Education

Program Tuition: $2,395