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Foundation of Japanese Yoga

Course Description

Go beyond the yoga class. The COTY Foundation of Japanese Yoga course will take you and your yoga to the next level of understanding. Learn the history behind meridian based yoga and how it influences you in every yoga class, whether you know it or not!

Each day begins with a 2-hour asana class, where you’ll be guided by our expert trainers who have had years of experience as practising yoga teachers and therapists. You’ll be supported, challenged, and uplifted during this yoga teaching foundational course.

The course outline includes:

  • What is Yoga: an introduction and brief history of the tradition and philosophy of yoga
  • Yoga teacher insights: specific instruction and training in how we use yoga moves and breath to change the way we feel
  • Adjustments clinic: dissect asana adjustments in order to understand how yoga teachers achieve alignment and correction
  • Breath work: learn about pranayama and how to use the breath for a therapeutic effect 8 directions of energy: examine how the laws of the universe also govern our body’s shape and functionality, and experience how tuning into the meridians will revolutionise your practise
  • Find your voice: take a leap of faith, see what it’s like to actually teach yoga, and surprise yourself at what you can do

These two mini-retreat days are guaranteed to further your practise, deepen your love of yoga, and give you a taste of the intensity you’ll experience on our Certificate IV course.

Continuing Education

The COTY Foundation of Japanese Yoga course places you in an ideal position to start our government accredited Certificate IV in Remedial Yoga Teaching (10137NAT) to become an accredited yoga teacher. Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll also be eligible for a discount of $200 toward this 12-month Certificate IV training program.

At the end of the course, you may be eligible for CPD points, which are credit hours that associations such as Yoga Australia allocates to its members.

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Duration: 12 hours (2-day series), plus some home study

Dates: 1 & 2 April 2019

Schedule: 7am-4pm (7 hours/day with an hour lunch break)

Location: COTY campus – Gladesville

Price: $399

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