Starry Sky

Online option, join any time

 $155 nzd per course

Tools for teachers and students

Enhance your yoga teaching toolkit, the courses are designed for teachers and are available for anyone currently practising yoga or interested in including the principles of yoga therapeutics in for wellbeing and fitness.

Improve your knowledge of yoga for use in classes or your personal life and understand how yoga can be adapted to changing needs and situations in life.

 

Each course includes

  • A straightforward introduction to working with specific populations to expand your knowledge as a teacher or practitioner of yoga.

  • Nurturing guided yoga practice

  • Informative course manual and resources

  • A course certificate after the successful completion 

  • Ongoing mentoring and support

Surfers

Online option, join any time

 $155

Yoga for seniors

Learn specific skills to address the needs of older adults.

How to safely promote strength, balance, flexibility and pain relief with yoga.

Enhance the wellness experience, improve and work with diminished mobility or movement,  increase grace, strength and optimal health at any age.

 

  • Learn the key health issues facing older adults

  • Adapting yoga practices safely and effectively for seniors.

  • How to present a chair yoga class and a traditional yoga practice.

  • Includes comprehensive notes.

Natural Herbs

Online option, join any time

 $155

Ayurveda

Incorporate yoga's sister science, the wisdom of Ayurveda into your own life, yoga practice and classes.

Recognize the doshas in your own practice or students.

Rebalance Design a class or practice session to attune to the season, time of day, weather and other natural rhythms occurring in nature.

The course aims to develop your understanding of the doshas and how you can work towards balance and health in all aspects of life.  Giving a  deeper understanding will give insight into adaptations to include in your personal practice which can also be incorporated into group classes or your private client sessions.

  • What is Ayurveda?

  • The language of Ayurveda

  • Understanding dosha, personal constitutions & current conditions

  • Causes of imbalance

  • Ayurveda approach to nutrition

  • How to balance dosha using yoga

  • Teaching group yoga classes and personal practice of yoga with Ayurveda

 

Pregnancy Yoga

Online course, $155

Pregnancy Yoga

As a yoga teacher, working with expectant mothers can be a rewarding and unique experience. There are so many questions when working with pregnancy, so this course aims to answer those questions.

Giving you tools that will empower you, the yoga teacher, to work with pregnant women.

Learn skills and variations to safely guide women in their yoga practice throughout the different stages of pregnancy.

How to use yoga to manage some common discomforts of pregnancy as well as the birth and beyond. Comprehensive notes and practical session included.

  • Key discussion and observation when working with a pregnant woman

  • Building strength and stability for a positive impact on a woman’s health and her baby

  • Contraindications for pregnancy

  • Prenatal yoga do’s and don’ts

Field of Flowers

Online course , $155.

Restorative Yoga

We all need restorative yoga at times of our lives.

By using appropriate asana, breathwork, meditation and yoga Nidra we have the tools to rebalance the nervous system and managing daily stress.  

 

  • Learn the conditions required to encourage deep restorative rest.

  • Which poses to offer and why

  • The science of restorative yoga.

  • How to teach and to practice restorative yoga without the need for propping.

  • Discussion on contraindications and common conditions.

© 2018 by Leza Schwab at the Yoga Barn. Eryt200, Dip SYTA