Level One Registration with Yoga Australia
on completion of the course.
February 2020 - February 2021
Your Teachers are
Megan Jones - Principle Trainer
& Eve Grzybowski
Course Dates & Outline - February 15th 2020 - February 12th 2021
Module One - Feb 15th - April 7th - 8 weeks = 50hrs
Intensive dates Feb 15th/16th (MJ's), Mar 14th/15th = 30hrs
Masterclasses (MC’s) - Feb 18th; Mar 3rd, 17th, 31st; Apr 7th = 20 hrs
Module Two - May 5th - Jun 30th - 10 weeks = 80hrs
Intensive dates May 16/17th, Jun 18th/19th/20th/21st = 60hrs
MC’s - May 5th, 19th; Jun 2nd, 30th = 20hrs
Module 3 - Jul 21st - Sep 22nd - 10 weeks = 50hrs
Intensive dates Aug 22nd/23rd, Sep 12th/13th = 30hrs
MC’s - Jul 21st; Aug 4th, 25th; Sep 1st, 15th = 20hrs
Module 4 - Oct 13th - Dec 15th - 10 weeks = 50hrs
Intensive dates Nov 14th/15th; Dec 12th/13th = 30hrs
MC’s - Oct 13th, 27th; Nov 17th; Dec 1st, 15th = 20hrs
Mentoring through out January/February - 10hrs (TBA)
Final Assessment Task - Tuesday Feb 9th
Graduation - Friday, Feb 12th
Total Course Hours = 240hrs
Home Study and Practice = 120hrs (estimated)
Total = 360hrs (room for 10hrs of absences in attendance to Masterclasses and/or Intensives)
Face to Face with course Teachers is 65% the remaining 35% in Homework/Study/Reading
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 and other models.
Anatomy & Physiology - continues throughout the course.
Yoga Physiology - MJ introduces nadis and chakras and will include reading, audio 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.
Art of Adjustment - Eve Grzybowski
Anatomy & Physiology - continues throughout the course
The Professional Yogi - Eve will present this as a mini course and will wrap up at the final intensive.
Restorative Yoga - Introduction to the basics of Restorative Yoga.
Practice Classes - for those intending to teach, you will organise small group classes with friends, family or colleagues and start at beginner level teaching. No money exchange. Your ideas and programs will be planned and discussed at intensives and MC. This is wonderful practice for the real world of teaching yoga.
Masterclasses )4hrs) - time to discuss and open up the areas you may have difficulty with, will include practice classes - chanting, relaxation and meditation techniques, asana practice and the study notes from the online A&P course and History and Philosophy. 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 - 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 2021 by attendance at classes will help to solidify your experience. As part of the course structure and for the duration of the TT you have the opportunity to attend 1 class a week with Megan. Any extra classes or workshops will incur a fee with 50% off.
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, 7 intensives, 21 masterclasses, a 4 day 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 include one class attendance with Megan each week. Attendance at two classes (including Masterclass) a week is required for full qualification. If distance is an issue then attendance with a YA registered teacher is a requirement.
Full fee of $7,000
Course Deposit: $500 is due to register.
Acceptance Fee: On acceptance into the course to confirm your place a further $1500 is required, of which $500 is a non refundable administration fee. If a refund is required, once the course wheels are in motion, any money spent on the purchase of books and online courses will also be deducted from your refund.
Balance of fees: Full payment is accepted at course commencement or $500 is paid on the 1st of each month (March, April, May....Dec), set up as a direct deposit, for 10 months completing in December 2020.
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