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Vinyasa Krama: the Energetics of Sequencing – A ParaYoga Master Training with Mary Johnston-Coursey

Mary Johnston-Coursey | February 2, 2018 - February 4, 2018

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Note: this training is split into two weekends: February 2-4 + March 2nd – 4th, 2018.
This training counts toward the ParaYoga Master Training program.

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Vinyasa Krama means “wise progression.” It refers to the ancient and time tested principles of sequencing which are the foundation for the high art of truly skilled, compelling and powerful asana teaching. It is the essential piece that separates great yoga teachers from the rest. In this training with renowned ParaYoga® Level III teacher Mary Johnston-Coursey, you’ll learn how the intersection of Yoga, Ayurveda and Tantra is the basis for knowing how to create a sequence that achieves any one of an array of desired outcomes. Explore the principles for radical efficiency and effectiveness in your teaching; learn how to address specific physical/mental needs of your students, how to interweave asana with pranayama and meditation, and how to skillfully apply the bio-mechanics of asana to maximize the benefits of every class you teach and/or your personal practice.

The Vinyasa Krama training focuses on various methodologies to create a complete practice that embodies a theme and creates an intentional result.MARY JOHNSTON-COURSEY

 

 

Topics Covered

  • The physical/bio-mechanic considerations of safe and affective sequencing
  • The energetic effect of all major asanas
  • Orchestrating the arc of a class at the levels of mind, body, and energy
  • Heightening the accessibility to more challenging poses
  • The asanas and pranayama practices that support particular meditation techniques
  • Practice and the gunas (the three attributes of the natural world)
  • Sequencing for your ayurvedic type
  • Practice and its affect on the Three Essences
  • Designing a practice to suit your life and aspirations
  • The art of efficiency and effectiveness
  • An entirely rewritten and redesigned 150-plus page manual for Vinyasa Krama that follows the newly formatted and organized lectures point by point

Recommended Reading

The Heart of Yoga by TKV Desikachar (pp IX-140)

It is recommended that you read it before the workshop begins. For those of you interested in receiving course credit for your Level I or II Certification with ParaYoga and/or the Yoga Alliance RYT program, the reading and its corresponding book report is mandatory.

In order to receive future credit toward RYT and/or ParaYoga® certification, your book report for this training needs to be submitted to us (via email) within six weeks after the completion of the training.  You will not receive credit for submissions after the deadline; there are no make-up assignments.

Cost

CEs for RYTs: 40

Registration & Cancellation Policies:

  • The $100 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. When you register, you may pay in full or only pay the deposit; the option to pay only the deposit appears at the final payment screen. Any remaining balance is due by the start date.
  • Early bird rate requires all tuition costs to be paid in full no later than the Early Bird date above. If total costs are not paid in full by this date, participant is no longer eligible for the early bird discount, and course fees will revert to the regular (higher) cost.
  • Any cancellations done 30 days or more prior to event start: The deposit of $100.00 is non-refundable and non-transferable. The balance (total cost minus the deposit) is fully refundable.
  • Any cancellations done 29 days or less prior to event start: The deposit of $100.00 is non-refundable and non-transferable. The balance (total cost minus the deposit) is not refundable, but it is transferable to future  events.

Fee $795 / Early Bird $745 / Repeat Students 30% discount

Venue

Blue Jay Yoga
8805 Blue Jay Lane
Salt Lake City, UT 84121 United States
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