The Sanskrit word śruti is most commonly translated as “what was heard.” This refers to the methods in which the teachings were carried forward between teacher and student. Yoga practice has taken many shapes since its origins in India, and in this philosophy-rich 200-hour training, Diana and her established faculty will cover the essential components to instructing a safe and inclusive class, while maintaining connection to the roots of yoga as they’ve evolved through the centuries.
Expect a rigorous and inspiring training which includes:
Inquiry into Human Anatomy and Subtle Body
Asana in both Hatha and Vinyasa Formats of Sequencing
Pranayama, Meditation and Contemplative Practices
In-depth discussions of Yogic texts and Sanskrit
Dialogue around History and Appropriation
Ethics for Yoga Instructors
Ayurveda, Personal Practice and Service
Weekend Retreat and Continuing Community
Exact dates are TBD.
Approximate training schedule:
Tuesday evenings: 6pm - 7:30pm Asana Practice
7:30pm - 9:30pm Meditation Practice and Philosophy Discussion
Saturdays & Sundays: 11am - 12:15pm Asana Practice
1pm - 7:00pm Modules exploring: Asana (posture) and Pranayama
(breath practices), Methodology, Practicum, Anatomy and Physiology, etc.
Approximate amount of time for homework: 5 hours/week
Attendance policy: Make-up assignments will be offered to fulfill any absences. You will be expected to contact Diana in order to complete make-up work.
Please note: In order to create an intimate and connected learning environment,
we are limiting the number of students in this program to 12.