Level One Registration with Yoga Australia
on completion of the course.
February - December 2020
Your Teachers are
Megan Jones - Principle Trainer
& Eve Grzybowski
Course Dates & Outline - February 16th - December 17th 2019
Module One - Feb 16th - April 9th - 8 weeks = 50hrs
Intensive dates Feb 16th/17th (MJ's), Apr 6th/7th = 30hrs
Masterclasses (MC’s) - Feb 19th, Mar 5th, 19th, Apr 2nd, 9th = 20 hrs
Module Two - May 7th - Jul 2nd - 10 weeks = 60hrs
Intensive dates May 18/19th, Jun 21st/22nd/23rd = 40hrs
MC’s - May 7th, 21st, Jun 4th, 18th, Jul 2nd = 20hrs
Module 3 - Jul 23rd - Sep 24th - 10 weeks = 58hrs
Intensive dates Aug 10/11th, Sep 7th/8th = 34hrs
MC’s - Jul 23rd; Aug 6th, 13th, 27th; Sep 10th, 24th = 24hrs
Module 4 - Oct 15th - Dec 17th - 10 weeks = 62hrs
Intensive dates Nov 2nd/3rd; Dec 7th/8th = 34hrs
MC’s - Oct 15th, 29th; Nov 5th, 19th; Dec 3rd, 10th, 17th = 28hrs
Graduation Day - Dec 19th
Total Course Hours = 230hrs
Home Study and Practice = 130hrs (estimated)
Total = 360hrs (room for 10hrs of absences in attendance to Masterclasses or Intensives)
Journalling - One of the premium learning and assessment tools will be your journal. There will be set practices each month, which includes a personal practice and the application of what you are learning. The journal will not be marked as such but will be read and assessed as to your understanding and your commitment to practice what you are learning.
Anatomy and Physiology - The online course begins week 1. Masterclasses will address A&P component.
Teaching Methodologies - Introduction to foundations and principles of yoga at the first intensive.
History of Yoga - Introduction to the history of yoga at the first intensive, followed by a course written by the late Georg Feuerstein, includes home reading and research and discussions at the MC's.
Yoga Physiology - Introduction the yogic concepts of matter, spirit and the gunas. This topic also includes reading, research and discussion at the MC's.
Asana - Asana that are included in the whole course will be introduced and then over the course will be investigated. A few of these asana practices will be included in your personal practice for exploration and journalling. Not every asana is suitable for every body and this is part of the learning process and we take into consideration our individuality and current ability. There will be a strong focus on breathing through asana practice for preparation for the pranayama practice that begins in Module Two.
Anatomy and Physiology - continues throughout the course.
Yoga Physiology - Introduction to the prana vayus and koshas, includes reading, practice and short written assessment.
Yoga History and Philosophy - continues throughout the course
Pranayama - Introduction to pranayama and practices that will be included into your personal practice for journalling.
Ethics and Lifestyle - Introduction the ethics and lifestyles aspect of yoga practice and teaching as set out by Yoga Australia.
Anatomy & Physiology - continues throughout the course.
Yoga Physiology - MJ introduces nadis and chakras will include reading and practice.
Yoga History and Philosophy - continued
Meditation - different meditation techniques will be introduced over the course and will be included in your personal practice for exploration and journalling. The first module strips the practice back to foundations and we build from there.
Practice Classes - throughout Modules 3&4, you will organise a small group and start a beginners class. No money exchange. Programs will be submitted and discussion at masterclasses on any problems etc that you may face. Great practice for the real world of teaching yoga.
Art of Adjustment - Eve Grzybowski
Anatomy & Physiology - continues throughout the course
The Professional Yogi - Eve will present this as a mini course, will wrap up at the final intensive.
Restorative Yoga - Introduction to the basics of Restorative Yoga.
Masterclasses (3-4hrs) - time to discuss and open up the areas you may have difficulty with, will include chanting and kirtan, relaxation and meditation techniques, asana practice and the study notes from the online A&P course. At different times Eve will chime into these classes to help out in the areas that she is teaching.
Intensives (8-9hrs) - Include asana, meditation and pranayama sessions, presentations of many different yogic concepts in history, philosophy, physiology. Guest teachers may present at Intensives.
3 Day Retreat @ Stroud Monastery - the Retreat is a deep intensive pulling together the teachings that have been presented over the course. This weekend is opened to the public and will be aimed at Yoga Teachers. It will be a wonderful opportunity for you to meet other teachers, new and old, and listen to some wonderful guest teachers.
Final Intensive Weekend (December 7th/8th) - Includes some lifestyle sessions and discussions on how to live and eat ethically from the yogic perspective. And will include time for some kirtan, shatkarmas, to rest and relax and ask all the questions that didn’t get asked during the year.
Mentoring - Ongoing mentoring until Feb 2020 by attendance at classes will help to solidify your experience. For the duration of the course you will receive a 50% discount on Megan Jones Yoga class passes, so that you can attend as many classes as you can.
A little like putting the finishing touches onto our beautiful 'self portrait' that we have been preparing all year.
Join us, this is the personal journey of a life time........
Please note: The course fees include all text books, 8 intensives, 40 masterclasses, a weekend retreat at Stroud and your final assessment. All food and accommodation are covered at Stroud. For the one day intensives bring your own lunch and snacks. For masterclasses bring what you need, snacks not meals as we won’t have time.
The course fee does not include Apply First Aid, which is necessary for registration and insurance as a teacher.
The course fees do not include class attendance, which is given to you at a 50% discount. Attendance at two classes (including Masterclass) a week is required for full qualification.
Starts at $7,000
Discounted one off payment of $7,000
Course Deposit: $1500 due on acceptance into the course to confirm your place, $500 of which is a non refundable administration fee.
Balance of fees: $5500 is paid one week prior to the commencement of the course (29th Jan, 2019).
Payment Plan A: $7,500
Course deposit: $1,500 due upon acceptance into the course to confirm your place, $500 of which is a non refundable administration fee.
Balance of fees: $1,500 is due on the 1st March, 1st May, 1st Aug & 1st Oct, 2019.
Payment Plan B: $7,780
Course Deposit: $1500 due upon acceptance into the course to confirm your place, $500 of which is a non refundable administration fee.
Balance of fees: $785 is due on the 1st of March, 1st April, 1st May, 1st June, 1st July, 1st August, 1st September & 1st October, 2019.
If you have any financial difficulty please advise Megan as she is open to changing the details of the payment plan so that you can achieve this. Nothing is too hard or unattainable, we can nut this out.
Apply for your application form here