300 Hour Prana Vinyasa Yoga Advanced Teacher Training

June-December 2019

This unique 300 hour program is paired with an advanced 200 hour program. Prana Vinyasa is a rich and complex school of yoga. This training will accommodate both 200 hour students with experience, and 300 hour students with a previous 200 hour training from any yoga alliance accredited school, preferably with a vinyasa background. 300 Hour students will be introduced to the Prana Vinyasa Methodology and then supported at an advanced level with mentors, teacher training practicums with Devon and her team, as well as 90 additional hours of advanced teacher training. Please email pranavinyasadenver@gmail.com

300 hour students will receive additional mentorship, advanced teaching skills, advanced sequencing skills, deeper anatomy training, and hands on assist training for advanced asanas.

 

Join Devon Sweeney and special guests to learn the art of teaching Prana Vinyasa® yoga in this empowering and evolutionary vinyasa training. You will embody the energetic flow of yoga on and off the mat, deepen your practice, and learn to share vinyasa for all levels. This teacher training program is for aspiring and seasoned teachers as the introduction to a holistic, energetic approach to teaching vinyasa yoga. Prana Vinyasa® teacher trainings model the synthesis approach to integrating the roots and evolution of living yoga, based upon the teachings of Krishnamacharya’s lineage, Tantra, Sacred Arts, Ayurveda, Bhakti and Somatics.

 

Through the full-spectrum Wave Sequencing of Prana Vinyasa you will integrate how to teach alignment in the flow of movement with creative and effective solar/lunar sequences.Through practice teaching, creative sequencing, and self inquiry you will learn to develop the teaching tools of using your voice, hands on assists, observation and energetic awareness to facilitate the state of flow within a class. Teachers will explore the uniquely Prana Vinyasa methodologies of: Energetic Alignment™, Vinyasa Krama, Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa, and Wave Sequencing for the Mandala of 108 Asanas.In this immersion, you will focus on the Prana Flow method of teaching alignment in the flow of a practice, creating movement alchemy that balances the elemental body and a deep understanding of asanas within the Mandala of Asanas.

 

Energetic alignment will be emphasized to begin to cultivate the balancing of the five elements and full spectrum embodiment of the organizing intelligence of our life force through the movements of Prana. You will explore the many dimensions of creating a soul inspiring class- guiding the microcosm of your students to experience healing connection to the whole. This approach to teaching encourages an evolutionary journey into living yoga as we begin to heal the body of our life through the empowerment of a full spectrum practice. We will emphasize teaching from a flow-state to translate this integrative practice to our students.

 

Enjoy a deeper connection to the Prana Vinyasa teacher studies community through blended live and online learning. Receive support from a vibrant teacher-studies community and an online school that offers resources for greater embodiment and understanding on the teacher training path. Online courses created to correspond with each module will reinforce namaskars, sequences, and methodology to promote a continuing connection, deepening of practice, and mastery of teaching Prana Vinyasa® sequences.

300 Hour Certification

200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certification Required

at least 2 years of asana practice suggested for all applicants

At least 1 year of Teaching Suggested for all Applicants

 

Samadhi Yoga Englewood

All Day Fri-Sun 8am-6pm

 

Art of Namaskar

June 28-30

 

Embodying Prana Vinyasa: Skills For Teaching Prana Vinyasa

July 12-14

 

Elemental Prana Vinyasa 

July 19-21

Aug 9-11 

August 16-18 

September 13-15

September 27-29th (300 Hour Teaching Lab)

 

Lunar Prana Vinyasa: Teaching Gentle + Regenerative Vinyasa

October 25-27th

Dec 13th-15th

Full 300 Hour Yoga Alliance Approved Training Tuition

$3900 Early Bird until MAY 15, 2019

$4200 Full Price

Deposit: $750

Modules

Art of Namaskar- June 28-30

Embodying Prana Vinyasa: Skills For Teaching Prana Vinyasa - July 12-14

Embodying the Flow: Prana Vinyasa and the Art of Namaskar (60 Hours)

 

This is an Introductory module focused on the art of teaching Prana Vinyasa. The foundational theory of Namaskar offers an intelligent introduction to every solar-lunar sequence to prime the body for the elemental sequences in the following modules of the Foundation series. The state of namaskar is “to bow, to realize the essence,” and in this module we explore Foundational namaskars as the consummate vinyasa to enter the flow.

 

The Prana Vinyasa® methodology follows an elemental template of five namaskars for each element, and each namaskar has a corresponding solar-lunar sequence.

 

You will Study

  • Awaken the Art of Namaskar – the roots and evolution of vinyasa as movement meditation

  • Practice, learn, and begin to teach Surya and Chandra Namaskar (the Sun and Moon Salutations), Surya Namaskar A & B

  • Experience the first level of 40 Prana Vinyasa Namaskars: Rhythmic Vinyasa as well as Dancing Warrior Namaskars as a foundation for further innovations

  • Integrate and understand how to teach the five movements of Prana as a tool for embodying breath, alignment and flow.

  • Learn Five Opening Movement Meditations – Prana Vinyasa Mudra Vinyasas to begin your class with flow

  • Learn the Prana Vinyasa Energetic Alignment Method to embody prana and teach to the life-force intelligence of integrated energetic (prana) and structural (muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, fascia, etc.) layers of embodiment

  • Hands on assists and alignment for primary asanas that make up Surya and Chandra Namaskar

  • Learn the Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels

  • Anchor basic elements of Prana Vinyasa cueing (Breath, Body Part, Direction/Anatomical activity, Bhava)

  • Introduction to Prana Vinyasa Wave Sequence

 

Elemental Prana Vinyasa

July 19-21, Aug 9-11, August 16-18, September 13-15 (graduation weekend)

  

Yoga is a way to embody the flow of our elemental body and invigorate our primary connection with nature from within. 

In a mandala of five elemental perspectives, sequences, and meditations for our sacred center, we will journey into how to cultivate a cellular experience of our “elemental body” for fertilization of our practice, teaching and life.

 

We will honor the intersections of elemental teachings within yoga, Ayurveda, tantra and indigenous cultures and focus on embodying of earth wisdom for healing modern disconnection.

Highlights include: 

  • Introduction to Vinyasa as Movement Meditation 

  • Awakening and principles of vinyasa as movement meditation as we focus on poetry, rhythm, breath and movement patterns.

  • Art of Namaskar Workbook with the Five Elemental Namaskars – Bhumi (earth) Namaskar, Jala (water) Namaskar, Agni (fire) Namaskar, Hridaya (air) Namaskar, Akash (space) Namaskar that are part of the 40 Namaskar Mandala.

  • Experience the integration of elemental meditation, mudra, mantra and bhavana (contemplation through the heart) in two complete solar-lunar prana vinyasa practices a day.

  • Five Prana Mudra Vinyasa and five step process of leading movement meditation

  • Understanding the Microcosm-Macrocosm of the Elemental Body within Yoga and cross-culturally and the importance of embodying nature in our current times of ecological change. 

  • An introduction prana vinyasa movement alchemy system and how to use a “practice palette” and available online Yoga Alchemy practices to create life balance and flow.

  • Caring for the Elemental Body through Ayurvedic Dinacharya and Lifestyle (Daily and Seasonal) Rhythms

Lunar Prana Vinyasa with Prana Flow Massage

October 25-27th

Dec 13th-15th

 

In this immersion, we will cultivate the root of Chandra Namaskar and explore meditative dancing warriors in a lunar flow as we learn how to skillfully lead lunar wave sequences. You will receive the transmission of lunar elemental namaskars as movement meditation along with lunar prana vinyasa sequences integrating mudrasanas (long holds with inner visualization).

 

Includes Prana Flow: Energetic Alignment, Lunar Mandala of Asanas, Lunar Wave-Sequencing and Hands-on. Awaken your connection to your understanding of the regenerative power of the moon as we explore the art of lunar prana vinyasa – meditation in flow.

In this immersion, we will cultivate the root of Chandra Namaskar and explore meditative dancing warriors in a lunar flow as we learn how to skillfully lead lunar wave sequences.You will receive the transmission of lunar elemental namaskars as movement meditation along with lunar prana vinyasa sequences integrating mudrasanas (long holds with inner visualization).

You will also focus on learning basic prana flow self-massage for embodied knowledge of connective tissues, release of dense muscles, and awakening circulation of blood flow, lymph and prana flow. Everyday we will focus on the art of lunar hands on assist through self-massage and basic supportive flows from Ayurvedic Kalari-based massage which help lubricate and restore the inner and outer body.

 

Learn how to cultivate and teach the inner arts of lunar meditation, mudra and mantra as ways of transforming stress, offering peace to a changing world, as we learn to nourish ourself which still being warriors for peace.

 

Highlights Include:

  • Learn chandra namaskar with mantras and lunar dancing warriors with connecting vinyasas for all-levels of practice and energy.

  • Explore the art of rejuvenation, restoration, and lunar prana flow®.

  • Learn four primary lunar sequences to develop hip opening, forward bending, twists, backbending and inversions in a meditative flow

  • Learn basic prana flow® self-massage flows with ayurvedic herbal healing oils, massage balls, and tuning forks.

  • Focus on the hands on assist and energetic alignment for the lunar families of asanas,

  • Experience Lunar meditation, mudra and mantra for inner and outer renewal

  • Focus on teaching meditation with poetic language to create a lunar bhava (feeling mind).

  • Receive a workbook of sequences and background

Mark Your Calendars- More Information is coming to this page soon.

Registration will open October 1, 2019. Please email Devon here if you have any questions

*All Early Bird Discounts are secured when the deposit is paid by the Early Bird Date*