200 HR TEACHER TRAINING 2017

Starts October 19th in Santa Barbara

Join DiviniTree as we dive into the path of yoga in our 200 HR Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Program. This training is an immersion into the heart of yoga, and an exploration into the philosophy and practices of yoga. Whether you are interested in becoming a yoga teacher, or seeking to deepen your yoga practice, this training will guide you into a deeper understanding of yogic philosophy and yogic practices. 

ASANA | PRANAYAMA | MEDITATION

YOGIC RITUAL

ANATOMY

ENERGY WORK

TEACHING TOOLS

BUILDING A COMMUNITY

GROWING YOUR YOGA BUSINESS

FINDING YOUR SOUL’S TRUE JOURNEY

YOGA AND ECOLOGY

DiviniTree Yoga 4 day Immersion and Part One of the Divinitree 200 hour YTT

Here is a daily summary of the 4 day Immersion, and a generial layout you can come to expect for the entire training. We have an amazing group of teachers, each with their own strenghts, and a fun, dynamic, thorough program that will help you deepen your practice and live a more yogic centered life. 

8:30-10 morning sadhana and practice with Ann- A tribute to the sun- Surya Namaskars fusing breath with movement.

10-11 welcome circle! – what brought you here? What does yoga mean to you? Meet the tribe

10:30-12:30 philosophy – yoga intro- a history of yoga and a discussion of the yoga diaspora in the postcolonial world

12:30-13:0 lunch

1:30-3:00 technique training: tadasana, Dandasana, Virabradrasana 2, Adhomukha- down dog

3:00-3:30 – teaching/methodology: Take care of ourselves before we teach others: yogic daily self care morning and night ritual, and the importance of nourishing ourselves. Learn simple techniques for self care.

3:30-3:45 break time

3:45- 4:30 pranayama/mantra nadi shodhana, ida and pingala, balancing the masculine and the feminine within ourself – ujjayi breathing

4:30-6:00 Thai massage as a method of learning anatomy and becoming comfortable with healing and “appropriate” touch:

From the calcaneus to the legs- we focus on grounding from the bottom up.

6:00-6:30 planting seeds with intention- starting the process of cultivating our inner garden

8:30-10 morning sadhana and practice with Magnolia- Ground, then open your upper chest and shoulder girdle.

10:15-morning snack time

10:30-12:30 philosophy – Introduction to Ayurveda- the history of ayurveda- the science of longevity and an exploration of the three doshas and how to identify and balance their energetics

12:30-1:30 lunch

1:30-3:00 technique training: vrksasana, bhujangasana, urdvadhanurasana, pashimotanasana

3:00-3:30 – teaching/methodology: Discussion on the qualities of a great teacher- applicable to teaching any subject, and qualities of a great yoga teacher

3:30-3:45 break time

3:45- 4:30 pranayama/mantra: Breath of fire, gyan mudra, Chin mudra

4:30-6:00 Thai massage: a juicy sequence with hip openers and spinal twists

6:00-6:30 Story time with the Gods and Goddesses of the Hindu pantheon

8:30-10 morning practice with Ann: A journey into the side body and how to create space in the gall bladder maridian and release old anger.

10:15-morning snack time

10:30-12:30 philosophy – samkhya- (the creation of consciousness) and Ayurveda- techniques for balancing our consciousness and practical ayurvedic herbs for life: an introduction to the main herbs used in Ayurveda and how to incorporate them into your life

12:30-1:30 lunch

1:30-3:00 technique training – trikonasana, ardhachandrasana, sukhasana, vajrasana

3:00-3:30 – teaching/methodology finding your voice- toning excercises and NLP techniques to empower your speach

3:30-3:45 break time

3:45- 4:30 pranayama/mantra: Kumbhaka- the retention of breath- Puraka and Rechaka- how holding fullness and emptiness can transform our practice and our life

4:30-6 An introduction to Ayurvedic Alchemy- How Alchemy played a role in South Indian healing traditions and some practical alchemy. Then alchemy in the kitchen- making your own elixers; we will learn to make our own nut and seed milks and create delicious golden milk together- yummm!

8:30-10 morning practice- with Magnolia: Cleanse, detoxify, heal- an exploration of Agnisaura and the bandhas with a fun detox flow.
10:15-morning snack time
10:30-12:30 philosophy – 8 limbs of yoga-  the Yamas and Niyamas- how to live a yogic life
12:30-1:30 lunch
1:30-3:00 technique training – Vira 1, Parsvottanasana, Crescent warrior, Warrior 3
3:00-3:30 – teaching/methodology:  A breakdown of the bandhas- the energetic locks and how using them will make you fly on and off the mat
3:30-3:45 break time
4:00- 4:30 pranayama/mantra: sithali, sukhari, sat kriya
4:30-6  theatrical interpretation of the Yamas and Niyamas-  student shows- bonus points for comedy!
6:-6:30  The fierce goddesses- the power of destruction for regeneration and balance in the world

Pricing

  • Just  the Immersion (October: 19th – 22th): $444
  • $2,950 ($2,650, Early Bird Pricing, registration before September 5th.)

 

  • $500 Deposit with application. 

 

DATES

October 19-22nd

November 4-5th


November 11-12th


November 18-19th


December 1-3th


December 8-10th


January 13th-15th

Guides

This training will involve many of the DiviniTree teachers, offering teachings in areas that are most aligned with their passion and study. Get the most to out of your experience by learning from the entire DiviniTree community.

Ann Averbach

Ann Averbach

Founder of DiviniTree Yoga & Arts studio

Ann is deeply committed to helping others transform their lives through yoga. Founder of DiviniTree Yoga Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara, Ann’s mission is to help build conscious community. Her classes are uplifting, creative, inspiring, and full of wisdom. She lives and breathes yoga and community, and is committed to helping yogis on the path of awakening to live more authentic lives that are in harmony with the earth.

Magnolia Rasak

Magnolia Rasak

Yoga Instructor

Magnolia discovered yoga at the age of 16, and it was love at first class!

She began teaching in 2002, and has traveled the world studying various styles of yoga including Hatha, Vinyasa, Kundalini, Tantra, and Prenatal. Her studies have guided her throughout India, Thailand, Mexico, Bali, and the U.S. She is drawn to the practice yoga not only for the benefits of asana, but for the greater way of life that yoga encompasses. Non-violence, compassion, awareness, mindfulness, acceptance, and connection to all Beings.

As a yoga instructor, Magnolia utilizes the physical as a means for deeper exploration into the subtle energies at play in our lives. She aims to guide her students towards a state of physical strength, inner harmony, and self transformation through the practice of yoga. She encourages her students to cultivate a deeper awareness of their physical body, while simultaneously expanding the awareness between mind, body and spirit.

magnoliarasak.com

Sebastian Hansen

Sebastian Hansen

Learned transcendental meditation and given personal mantra from parents at age 5.  Grew up working in family greenhouse and florist. Certified Massage Therapy 650 hours at Kishwaukee College. Certified Hypnotherapy 350 hours at American Academy of Hypnotherapy.  Has taught Reiki for ten years.  400 hour Ayurvedic consultation training with American institute of Vedic Studies. 100 hour Thai Massage certification with Sunshine School in Chiang Mai, Thailand.  Certified Laughter Leader with Madan Kataria’s school of Laughter Yoga. Permaculture designer certification in Hawaii with Aloha Aina.  Has had 5 years farming exotic fruits and herbs on family farm on Big Island.  Also enjoys making herbal elixers and medicated oils from fresh plants from the farm.  Wildcrafter Certification training with Earth Medicine Institute on Maui.  Alchemy apprentice with Dennis WIlliam Hauck.  Currently enrolled in Healing Sounds correspondence course with Jonathan Goldman and studying Herbal Alchemy with Robert Bartlett.

Rachel Wilkins

Rachel Wilkins

Yoga Instructor

Rachel’s classes weave together the core centered refinement of Pilates, the intuitive movement of dance and the vigor of Ashtanga with the nurturing and healing energy of Thai massage. With a focus on alignment, she creates a space for freedom and play that balances strength and control with complete surrender. Her breath centered classes celebrate our edges, strengths and vulnerabilities, while encouraging self-exploration and honoring our own experience of mind, body and spirit. Inspired by her studies in philosophy and religion, dance and fine art, Rachel creates an accessible practice space that is at once meditative, invigorating, ecstatic, grounding and spiritual. Be fierce, be free and get your practice on yogis!

Nicole Inglish

Nicole Inglish

Instructor

Founder of Source Yoga in Santa Barbara Ca, Nicole Inglish; teacher in the 8 limbs of Yoga and trainer RYT 500, E-RYT 200, loves to share the freedom and ease that a daily yoga practice brings. Her 18 year practice is a safe, spirited, naturally therapeutic atmosphere, emphasizing the use of breath, long slow stretches, self-massage and bio-dynamic alignment. We play, investigate, allow space, challenge edges, and learn to listen; caring for and creating the unfolding of our body’s specific needs. Nicole is best known for supporting folks in listening to their own inner cues as their ultimate authority in well-being.

She offers private personally designed for you one on one sessions, as well as group classes, workshops and teacher trainings. Nicole is a certified Yoga Therapist, Thai Yoga Bodyworker, a Master Reiki Practitioner, and Astrologer. She also received a B.A. in Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and draws much inspiration from reading and writing. She thanks all her teachers; Erich Schiffman, Saul David Raye, Master Pischet Boonthumm, Jennifer Freed, Marshall Rosenberg, Pema Chodron, Adyshanti, and Swami Vidyadishananda for guiding her along this path. She credits her parents, Jeff and Carole, for gifting her integrity, dedication and unconditional love. Along with yoga, she loves dancing on the beach, body surfing, rock climbing, writing, singing and cooking using the freshest ingredients from the local farmer's market. Nicole is devoted to truth, awakening and freedom of all beings.

Registration:

Fill out the application, and pay the deposit. We will send you the contract once we have your application in.

We offer 3 payment options (early bird): Full payment for $2550 ($2050 after deposit), 2 half payments of $1050 (after deposit), and 6 month plan for $360 a month (after deposit).

Please don’t hesitate to ask us any questions.

 

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Carlen

I am the co-owner of a small 2 location yoga studio, DiviniTree, a research associate at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an astrologer. I have spent my life studying community, spirituality, psychology, and astrology. I find particular interest in reintegrating spirituality and science. AND dancing. I love to dance!

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