Shiva Yoga® 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Teacher Training Program with Founder of Shiva Yoga® Garth Hewitt

Highlights of the Program:

• 200+ Contact Hours with Program Founder Garth Hewitt
• 60+ hrs of Yoga Theory
• 40+ hrs of Asana Breakdown
• 40+ hrs of Practice Teaching
• Opening & Closing Ceremonies
• A Special Fire Cleansing Ritual
• Daily Personal Sadhana
• Daily Shiva Meditation® Classes
• Daily Shiva Power® Master Classes
• Daily Shiva Vinyasa® Classes
• Advanced Shiva Yoga® Workshops
• Partner Yoga
• A Shiva Yoga® Maha Sadhana Event
• A Special Presentation of the film “A History of Yoga” by Deepika and Ramji.

Shiva Yoga® Certification & Yoga Alliance® Registration: 

The Shiva Yoga® 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Teacher Training Program is the ideal program for the serious practitioner of yoga and essential for those who want to become a certified Shiva Yoga® Shiva Vinyasa® Level One teacher and for those who want to become a Yoga Alliance® registered yoga teacher at the 200hr level. 

Shiva Yoga® Lineage:

Shiva Yoga® draws inspiration from; Dharma Yoga, Vinyasa Krama, Vinyasa Flow, Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Yoga Therapy Rx and Yoga Tune Up.  

Program Eligibility:

This program is ideal for aspiring teachers and those who are interested in deepening their yoga practice.  

Course Outline:

Students will begin each day with a Shiva Power® class or a Shiva Vinyasa® Level One class, and with a Shiva Meditation® class or a Personal Sadhana meditation practice, followed by philosophy discussion and yoga theory.  

Afternoons will consist of additional yoga theory, practical workshops, learning anatomy and physiology, studying alignment and asana breakdown, learning how to use props and modifications, assisting and adjusting, learning about pranayama, mudra and bandha and the subtle body, studying yoga philosophy, studying the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, learning about meditation, learning about yoga history and the Shiva Yoga® lineage, and practice teaching.

About the Teacher:

Founder of Shiva Yoga® and creator of the program, Garth Hewitt, draws on his extensive knowledge and practice of yoga with his teacher’s; Sri Dharma Mittra, Srivatsa Ramaswami, Annie Carpenter, the Patthabi Jois family, Dr. Larry Payne, Dr. Christopher Chapple and Jill Miller, as well as over 20 years of practicing yoga and over 15 years of yoga teaching experience.   

Topics of Study:

·      Yoga Lineage
·      Modern Styles of Yoga
·      The History of Yoga
·      Yoga As a Practice
·      Yoga As a System of Philosophy
·      Yoga Anatomy
·      Applied Anatomy
·      Asana Breakdown
·      Yoga Etiquette
·      Practice Guidelines
·      Teaching Guidelines
·      Sequencing a Yoga Class
·      Using Props & Modifications 
·      Adjustments
·      Pre-natal Yoga
·      The Business of Teaching Yoga
·      Samkhya Yoga Philosophy
·      Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
·      The 8 Limbs of Yoga
·      Meditation
·      Tantra Yoga Philosophy
·      The Hatha Yoga Pradipika
·      Cleansing & Purifying Techniques
·      Bandha, Mudra and the Chakras
·      Anatomy of Breathing 
·      Yogic Breathing
·      Pranayama
·      Self-Practice
·      Personal Sadhana
·      Practice Teaching

Shiva Yoga® 300hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Teacher Training Program with Founder of Shiva Yoga® Garth Hewitt

 Highlights of the Program:
·      300+ Contact Hours with Program Founder Garth Hewitt
·      90+ hrs of Yoga Theory
·      50+ hrs of Asana Breakdown
·      50+ hrs of Practice Teaching
·      Opening & Closing Ceremonies 
·      A Special Fire Cleansing Ritual
·      Daily Personal Sadhana 
·      Daily Shiva Meditation® Classes
·      Daily Shiva Power® Master Classes 
·      Daily Shiva Vinyasa® Classes
·      Advanced Shiva Yoga® Workshops
·      Partner Yoga
·      A Shiva Yoga® Maha Sadhana
·      Presentation of the film “A History of Yoga” by Deepika and Ramji.  

Shiva Yoga® Certification & Yoga Alliance® Registration: 

The Shiva Yoga® 300hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Teacher Training Program is the ideal program for the serious practitioner of yoga and essential for those who want to become a certified Shiva Yoga® Shiva Vinyasa® Level Two teacher and for those who want to become a Yoga Alliance® registered yoga teacher at the 500hr level.

Shiva Yoga® Lineage:

Shiva Yoga® draws inspiration from; Dharma Yoga, Vinyasa Krama, Vinyasa Flow, Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Yoga Therapy Rx and Yoga Tune Up.   

Program Eligibility:

This program was designed for teachers who have already completed the Shiva Yoga® 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Teacher Training Program, or an equivalent 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Program.  

*If you have not completed a 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Program, then you are encouraged to attend the next Shiva Yoga® 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Teacher Training Program in your area, or to complete an equivalent 200hr Yoga Alliance® Registered Program before signing up for this program.

Course Outline:

Students will begin each day with a Shiva Power® class or a Shiva Vinyasa® Level Two class, and with a Shiva Meditation® class or Personal Sadhana meditation practice, followed by philosophy discussion and yoga theory.  

Afternoons will consist of additional yoga theory, practical workshops, learning anatomy and physiology, studying alignment and asana breakdown, learning how to use props and modifications, assisting and adjusting, learning about pranayama, mudra and bandha and the subtle body, studying yoga philosophy, studying the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, learning about meditation, learning about yoga history and the Shiva Yoga® lineage, and practice teaching.  

About the Teacher: 

Founder of Shiva Yoga® and creator of the program, Garth Hewitt, draws on his extensive knowledge and practice of yoga with his teacher’s; Sri Dharma Mittra, Srivatsa Ramaswami, Annie Carpenter, the Patthabi Jois family, Dr. Larry Payne, Dr. Christopher Chapple and Jill Miller, as well as over 20 years of practicing yoga and over 15 years of yoga teaching experience.  

Topics of Study:

·      Yoga Lineage
·      Modern Styles of Yoga
·      The History of Yoga
·      Yoga As a Practice
·      Yoga As a System of Philosophy
·      Yoga Anatomy
·      Applied Anatomy
·      Asana Breakdown
·      Yoga Etiquette
·      Practice Guidelines
·      Teaching Guidelines
·      Sequencing a Yoga Class
·      Using Props & Modifications 
·      Adjustments
·      Pre-natal Yoga
·      The Business of Teaching Yoga
·      Samkhya Yoga Philosophy
·      Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
·      The 8 Limbs of Yoga
·      Meditation
·      Tantra Yoga Philosophy
·      The Hatha Yoga Pradipika
·      Cleansing & Purifying Techniques
·      Bandha, Mudra and the Chakras
·      Anatomy of Breathing 
·      Yogic Breathing
·      Pranayama
·      Self-Practice
·      Personal Sadhana
·      Practice Teaching