Italy Yoga Teacher Training 2016 with Silvia Mordini and Silvana Alfonso
We are proud to offer various price points and payment plans to be more inclusive. $500 deposit saves your spot in our tribe. Final balance due before training. Email email@example.com about payment plan. We never turn anyone away because of finances. We want to work to support you in living your dharma.
- RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training + No Lodging: $1,999 USD
- RYT 200- Hour Teacher Training + Shared Room: $3,500 USD
- RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training + Private Room: $3,900
MODULE 1 (88 Hours): $1175
MODULE 2 (65 Hours): $850
Teacher Trainers: Silvana Alfonso and Silvia Mordini assisted by Tess Obermeier
Where? Florence, Italy
Hosted by? Italia Power Yoga
Overview of Alchemy of Yoga Organization:
- EARTH: Foundation – Rooting into Self and Manifestation (Chakra 1, East)
- WATER: Emotional Alchemy – Tapping into Your Potential and Living in Possibility (Chakra 2, West)
- FIRE: Physical Alchemy – Tapas, Discovering Your Optimal Performance (Chakra 3, South)
- AIR: Mental Alchemy – Svadhaya, Unlearning the Obstacles to Your Happiness (Chakra 4, North)
- ETHER/SPACE: Spiritual Alchemy – Ishvara Pranidhana, Transformation into the Infinite (Chakra 5 – 7, Omnidirectional)
Alchemy of Yoga Calendar Dates
Full Program Dates: April 13 – June 15, 2016
April 13*, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24*, 27, 30
May 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21*, 25, 28, 29
June 1, 4, 5*, 8, 11, 12, 15*
MODULE 1 – 88 Hours
April 13 – May 15, 2016
April 13*, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24*, 27, 30
May 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15
MODULE 2 – 65 Hours
May 18 – June 15, 2016
May 18, 21*, 25, 28, 29
June 1, 4, 5*, 8, 11*, 12, 15*
Wednesday Schedule: 8:00 – 10:30 pm
Saturday Schedule: 1:00 – 5:15 pm / Break 5:15 – 6:45 pm */ 6:45 – 8:30 pm*
Sunday Schedule: 1:00 – 4:45 pm / Break 4:45 – 6:15 pm* / 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm*
*Saturday and Sunday dinner breaks to include ongoing discussion of topic material. *Extended sessions. Detailed calendar provided upon registration or request.
Alchemy of Yoga Description
MODULE 1: Foundation + Physical Alchemy – Tapas
To start this journey together, we will explore the self. We will root into a foundation that is grounded in our highest potential. In addition, this module will focus on Sun Salutations, General Principles of Poses, The Stages of Poses, Benefits of Poses, Purpose of Poses, How to Teach a Pose Safely to All Levels of Students, Meditation, Pranayama, and Yoga Therapeutics. This module corresponds to Training Manual EARTH + FIRE sections and Chakras 1-3.
MODULE 2: Mental + Spiritual Alchemy – Svadhaya + Ishvara Pranidhana
This first wave of this module will focus on the fundamental principles of Hatha Yoga (Sun/Moon) including an introduction to Classical Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Sutras: Yamas and Niyamas, 8 Limbed Path), History of Yoga, Basic Sanskrit, the Implications of Ethical Behavior and Living Your Yoga with an Ethical Code and Ecological integrity. This portion of the module corresponds to the Training Manual FIRE+ AIR sections and Chakras 4-5.
The second wave of this module will focus on the art of teaching including Creative Sequencing in Class Design, Developing Life Affirming Class Themes, Importance of Positive Languaging, Vocal Intonation, Musical Awareness, and How to Teach to the Heart of the Student. This section also focuses on the Healthy Teacher-Student Relationship: understanding the dynamic and how to resolve ethical issues and the Art of Assisting: providing verbal and physical adjustments and enhancements in an authentic, safe and generous way. This portion of the module corresponds to the Training Manual WATER section and Chakras 6-7.
This portion of training will focus on the practical skill development of apprenticeship through taking asana classes, observing classes, assistant teaching, and karma yoga (community service yoga offering). Also explored will be personal development with respect to the Business of Yoga.
Planning a yoga career/business – how to best market yourself while maintaining strong ethical standards and life balance/how to resolve ethical issues that arise from teaching yoga – with the possibility to explore additional topics.