Learn to integrate mind, body, and spirit through creative, strong, vinyasa flow practices
Date & Time
Thursday, December 16
9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday, December 17
9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, December 18
9:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, Feb 28
9:00am – 6:00pm
*Lunch Break & Snack Breaks throughout the day
*Please bring change of clothes, snacks, and eat lightly each day
Register by November 11th + SAVE $150!
The Kunga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training certification is a transformational program for the yogi and the teacher seeking to integrate mind, body, and spirit through creative, strong, vinyasa flow practices. Students going through the program for personal enrichment will be challenged in a way that is safe, strong, and deeply transformative. Teacher Trainees will learn how to create and offer efficient, and effectively sequenced classes using anatomical principles and vinyasa krama theory. You will also receive a detailed manual with sample class sequences, and content guiding you through the entire process for becoming a strong, effective, and impactful teacher. Training includes mixed levels Power Flow classes, intermediate and advanced postures (with optional modifications), vinyasa methodology and vinyasa krama theory, ayurveda, and teaching techniques for all levels of vinyasa practitioners.
In this Training You will learn:
*How to sequences for all families of themed classes: Hip Openers, Backbends, Forward Bends, Twists, Arm Balances, Inversions
*How to sequence your class for an advanced or “peak” posture
*How to handle mixed levels of students in various settings
*How to teach with confidence, clarity, and ease
*How to enhance alignment and offer a safe but motivating experience for all
*How to Weave Themes/Philosophy into your classes
*How to incorporate music wisely for various classes
*How to create a personal practice that is personal and sustainable for your needs
In addition, you will learn:
*Classical and Innovative Sun Salutations/Namaskars
*Verbal secrets, teaching tips, pacing, demonstration & tying it all together
*Hands On Assisting guidelines and tips
*Principles of the Ayurvedic Effects of Asana
*Living yoga practices & self-care routines
Kunga Vinyasa Teacher Training Manual
Your take home manual includes the following:
-Vinyasa Krama Sequencing
-Sample Power Flow Classes
-Details on all Families of Asanas, Levels, How to Sequence
-Teaching Tools, Verbal Guiding, Sanskrit Translations
-Music Theory, Suggestions, and Tools
-Creating the environment for your class
-How to Safely teach mixed levels, therapeutic needs
-Readings & Resources
This training is open to all levels of students and teachers (with or without 200 hour certification.) This certification is a required module for participants towards 300hour certification.
More About Kunga Yoga Programs:
Kunga Yoga certification programs are committed to consistent, clear, and detailed standards ensuring that our trainees have the ability to teach with the highest level of skill while honoring their own unique voice. Our trainings give participants the secrets, tips, and tools to be able to teach classes that cohesively integrate the philosophy, principles and technical know-how that are the standards of the Kunga Yoga Methodology. The mission of Kunga Yoga is offer the practice of yoga as a path of service for the individual, the community, and beyond!
Vinyasa for All Levels:
This certification and training is for all aspiring and experienced yoga teachers wishing to learn to teach effective, safe, and strong Power Flow yoga classes. Any practitioner at any level of yoga experience who seeks a greater understanding of Power Flow/Vinyasa Yoga is welcome into our trainings. Participants in our Kunga Yoga programs sometimes go through the program for personal enrichment, and others for professional training. We welcome and encourage both, and offer our trainings in a way that is both challenging, and permissive-for many this is a deeply enlightening and deeply transformative way of approaching the practice. We do request that you show up with an open mind, and full commitment!
About Jess Bichler, ERYT500
Studio owner, Jessica Bichler has a rich yogic history, steeped in a variety of trainings and lineages, bringing a wealth of knowledge to her classes, workshops and teacher trainings. Through more than 20 years of teaching Jess has honed her ability to connect with students in a supportive and motivational way to help them uncover the joy and benefits of yoga and establish a commitment to their practice.
Jess came to yoga in her teens, recognizing it as a path towards staying active and healthy throughout every stage of life and began teaching in 2001. She has had the opportunity to study myriad yoga styles, particularly the prominent lines of Iyengar, Ashtanga and Anusara – each complimenting her attention to alignment and core engagement gained as a gymnast – as well as therapeutic and kids yoga. Her formal education and certifications were earned at the Morningside School of Yoga in upstate New York, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts, and most recently 200 and 500 hour certifications from the Wilmington Yoga Center. Jess holds a MA in Visual and Cultural Anthropology and views yoga through this lens as an opportunity to understand one another with more depth and compassion. Her influential teachers include Michael Smith, Larry Hobbs, Rodney Yee, Stacey Millner-Collins, Cheryl Crawford, Kristin Cooper and Donna Gardner. Jessica has led local and international yoga retreats, 200 and 500 hour yoga teacher trainings, and specialized workshops on a variety of topics. She loves pulling from her diverse background to offer practices in response to the specific needs and abilities of her students including everything from gentle and chair yoga, to kids yoga, to advanced practices focusing on arm balances and inversions. She particularly enjoys introducing new students to the practice and supporting yoga teachers to refine and deepen their ability to make yoga fun, accessible, and profound. Her goal is to lovingly support students down the path of living a yogic lifestyle in all aspects.
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- 32 of CEU Hours toward 300 YA or CEUs
- $15 Additional CEU certificate due at time of registration
- Participation in full workshop required to receive 500YA credit.
- This certification counts as one required module/counts as elective hours towards 300Hr registry in the Wilmington Yoga Center program
No refunds will be given for workshops. 10 days prior to the workshop cancellation is permitted for account credit only minus a $25 administrative fee. 10 days and closer to the start date of the workshop the total tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.*
*Different 300hr Teacher Training Track policies apply, see your 300hr Workbook + Training Enrollment forms for more information*
If you are a military spouse, you may qualify for the MyCAA program. The MyCAA program is a career development and employment assistance program offered by the military for military personnel and their spouses. MyCAA provides a maximum educational benefit of $4,000.