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For Teacher Trainers: Free Samples of Customizable Training Curriculum & Materials

Build a Custom, Branded Curriculum

With our support, you can guarantee that your students will have the highest-quality curriculum.

Now you can use your time to focus on your passions and respond to the particular needs of your trainees.

We offer trainers complete freedom to build, edit, brand and distribute custom 200-hour, 300-hour and 500-hour training curricula and manuals.

We’ve designed a complete training syllabus of superior quality. You mix-and-match the parts you want, edit as desired, and brand it for your own custom offering.

No two training manuals using our materials will look the same. The library is vast — more than any one school could ever use — and every piece can be edited and custom branded. You choose from a library of component pieces that can be mixed and matched to meet your vision.

  1. If you have a Trainer membership, you have access to a complete training curriculum with manual and support materials.
  2. Choose up to 108 items that you can keep for lifetime use.
  3. All materials are provided in customizable formats that you may brand as desired — all with reprint and distribution rights.
  4. Includes 200-hour, 300-hour and 500-hour syllabus templates that follow the format and organization of the Yoga Alliance core curriculum and standards.
  5. Select 108 items from more than 300 teaching topics. Each piece is available in PDF or document format.
  6. Choose from more than 70 quizzes with answer keys.
  7. And we have more than 30 presentations that provide professional formatting for use with an overhead projector or electronic distribution.
  8. Mix and match to meet your needs for various levels and to coordinate with any existing materials you have.
  9. Make as many copies of the materials as you need or send electronically to your students for offline access.
  10. Take a full year to download your materials, plus enjoy access to the entire online member library.
  11. We offer the highest quality content. It’s derived from expert sources and precisely organized. See more detail and sample materials below.

It’s not easy to become a good yoga teacher. Good training is just the beginning. Continued study is a must. We make it as easy as possible for your trainees to make a good name for themselves and your organization. How? By arming them with the support resources that enable them to get up-to-speed efficiently and freeing you up to focus on inspiring them with vital in-class coaching.

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More Details

Structure & Supplementary Support

  1. Our content is comprehensive and meticulously organized. It can lend structure to your thinking, or prompt you to include something that you had overlooked.
  2. But your in-class training need not be dictated by our material. Rather, the manual content can be a valuable supplement to what you teach, providing background, contextual support, details or inspiration.
  3. Similarly, our presentations and quizzes can give structure to your in-class training or be supplementary components.

Of the Highest Quality

  1. We consult dozens of expert sources on every topic we cover and scrutinize every single teaching. You see only that which meets high quality standards. You won’t come across any weak “tips,” random opinions or immature assumptions.
  2. We cite and link to sources for verification and further study.
  3. We curate content from all yoga lineages. By combing through hundreds of sources, we bring a vast selection of teachings and tools.
  4. You can see for yourself with an online Teacher Membership and free samples of training content below.

Completely Customizable

No two training manuals using our materials will look the same.

  • The library is vast— more than any one school could ever use — and every piece can be edited and custom branded.
  • You choose from a library of component pieces that can be mixed and matched to meet your vision.
  • Our content can fit with your own material, or you can pick and choose pieces to form a complete 200-hour, 300-hour or 500-hour training.

Flexible

Choose any or all of these perspectives within each of the hundreds of topics. We enable you do all of this:

  1. Provide perspective. Introduce topics within a a bigger context.
  2. Begin at the beginning. Clarify assumptions and lay the foundation.
  3. Give an overview, a lay of the land. Provide a summary with highlights.
  4. Go deep. Prioritize strategic application of concepts into actual teaching.

This organizational structure is not only a sweet way to approach topics, it gives you the flexibility to use the content that best suits your needs for various trainings. For instance, how you present chakras,will depend on the training (200-hour, 300-hour, 500-hour or a workshop) and how much you wish to focus on the topic overall. And since the material in your manual may either give structure to your coverage of the topic, or serve as supplementary background, you have all the more freedom to choose content to serve your particular needs.

So, for example, when choosing content for chakras, you can choose exactly what you need from these content pieces:

  • Energy & Subtle Body Anatomy Intro. What is the greater philosophy of which they are a part?
  • Chakras Intro. What is the big picture, the background and philosophy?
  • Chakras Summary & Highlights. Look at all the chakras at once.
  • Muladhara Chakra, Svadhisthana Chakra, etc. Offer extremely comprehensive coverage of each, including associated themes and practices.

Here’s another example for the Yoga Sutra and Eights Limbs.

  • Yoga Sutra Context & Intro. Who was Patanjali? What is a sutra? What is an issue related to translating into English?
  • Yoga Sutra Structure & Overview. What is the name and subject matter of each of the four chapters?
  • Book One, Book Two, etc. Describe key points, provide translations, etc.
  • Eight-Limbed Path: Introduction. Look at all eight limbs at once.
  • Yamas & Niyamasa, Asana, Etc. Offer extremely comprehensive coverage of each.

 


Training Syllabus

The syllabus we offer is more in-depth than the following, but this sample gives you a sense for the comprehensive coverage. We also offer a version using the Yoga Alliance format.

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Art of Teaching: Foundations
  • Art of Teaching: Presence, Self-Care
  • Art of Teaching: Student Types
  • Asana: General
  • Asana: Pose Details
  • Asana: Related Practices
  • Ayurveda
  • Business of Teaching
  • Class Planning & Sequencing
  • Energy & Subtle Body Anatomy
  • Injuries & Conditions
  • Meditation
  • More Hatha Practices
  • More Resources
  • Natural Rhythms
  • Philosophy
  • Pranayama & The Breath
  • Sound & Mantra
  • Themes & Readings

 


Trainer Library Stats

As of June 2019, the trainer download library includes:

  • Support material more than 300 teaching topics. Each piece is available in PDF or document format.
  • More than 70 powerful, in-depth quizzes and answer keys.
  • More than 30 presentations (in PDF and Powerpoint) that provide professional formatting. Great for use with an overhead projector or for electronic distribution.

Here’s how that material is offered, by topic:

Anatomy & Physiology
  • PDF / DOC – 29
  • Quizzes – 18
  • Presentations – 2
Art & Craft of Teaching + Ethics
  • PDF / DOC – 29
  • Quizzes – 5
  • Presentations – 0
Asana: General
  • PDF / DOC – 19
  • Quizzes – 15
  • Presentations – 6
Asana: Pose Details
  • PDF / DOC – 65
  • Quizzes – 0
  • Presentations – 4
Ayurveda
  • PDF / DOC – 9
  • Quizzes – 0
  • Presentations – 4
Business of Teaching
  • PDF / DOC – 2
  • Quizzes – 0
  • Presentations – 0
Class Planning & Sequencing
  • PDF / DOC – 10
  • Quizzes – 3
  • Presentations – 0
Energy & Subtle Body Anatomy
  • PDF / DOC – 12
  • Quizzes – 3
  • Presentations – 0
Injuries & Conditions
  • PDF / DOC – 29
  • Quizzes – 6
  • Presentations – 6
Meditation
  • PDF / DOC – 15
  • Quizzes – 0
  • Presentations – 1
More Hatha Practices
  • PDF / DOC – 10
  • Quizzes – 2
  • Presentations – 0
More Resources
  • PDF / Docs – 3
  • Quizzes – 0
  • Presentations – 0
Natural Rhythms
  • PDF / DOC – 14
  • Quizzes – 4
  • Presentations – 0
Pranayama & The Breath
  • PDF / DOC – 16
  • Quizzes – 6
  • Presentations – 1
Sound & Mantra
  • PDF / DOC – 9
  • Quiz – 2
  • Presentations – 4
Themes & Readings
  • PDF / Docs – 15
  • Quizzes – 2
  • Presentations – 0
Yoga Philosophy
  • PDF / DOC – 36
  • Quizzes – 9
  • Presentations – 5

TOTALS

  • Categories – 16
  • PDF / DOC – 322
  • Quizzes – 75
  • Presentations – 33
Trainer Admin
  • Training Curriculum Template 200-Hour
  • Training Curriculum Template 300-Hour
  • Training Curriculum Template 500-Hour
  • YA Syllabus Submission Template – RYS200
  • YA Syllabus Submission Template – RYS300
  • YA Syllabus Submission Template – RYS500

See below for free sample materials.

 


Free Training Samples

These pieces are provided in a customizable version that you can edit and brand as desired. They come with distribution rights to provide to your trainees, and are yours for life.

Art of Teaching: Free Samples

The first of the 18 topics within the Art & Craft of Teaching is “Introduction to the Fundamentals.” This is, in essence, a summary of the fundamental skills that contribute to good yoga teaching.

The samples below come from the Introduction where we “begin at the beginning.” Other pieces offer in-depth teachings related of each of the topics introduced in the Fundamentals.

Forward Bending: Free Samples

Forward Bending is one of the categories within our Asana Categories materials. This is a powerful body of content that is vital for teachers to learn, both for deeply understanding asana and for sequencing effectively.

We offer one piece that provides an overview and summarizes key points from all poses categories. And for more in-depth coverage, we offer this type of content:

 


Pricing

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Renewal Discount

If you have ever had a Trainer Membership with us and wish to re-join, you can do so for 50% off.

  • The offer is good for 50% off both the one-time payment and installment plans.
  • There is no expiration.
  • Contact us for the promo code.

This offer is good for previous Trainer Members only.

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