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For Yoga Teacher Trainers: Free Samples & Templates – Customizable Training Syllabus, Curriculum, Training Manual, Presentation & Assessment Materials That Meet & Exceed Yoga Alliance Standards

Custom, Branded Training Curriculums

Overview

With our support, you can guarantee that your students will have the highest-quality curriculum and knowledge base. You’ll have more energy and time to focus on:

    • Guiding exploration and experiential work
    • Sharing your unique areas of specialty, and
    • Mentoring

We offer trainers powerful support for building excellent manuals and other learning materials (such as quizzes and presentations) for custom teacher trainings and immersions. We offer you:

    • The flexibility to build a manual and curriculum to meet your specific desires
    • Extremely high-quality content that you can edit and brand as desired
    • The rights to distribute the material to your students

Numerous Types of Training & Immersions

Trainer membership includes access to a library of detailed and flexible curriculums and lessons that you can use to build any of the following types of trainings.

    1. A foundations-level training (including 200RYT)
    2. Advanced teacher trainings and immersions (including 300RYT and 500RYT)
    3. An immersion, specialization or emphasis in Breathing Practices & Pranayama
    4. An immersion, specialization or emphasis in Yin Yoga
    5. An immersion, specialization or emphasis in Hip Health & Hip Issues

Powerful Learning Materials At Your Fingertips

    • You may choose any or all of the above complete training curriculums (that you can then edit if desired). A curriculum is a Word doc that provides a high-level look at the learning modules and then provides a step-by-step progression of learning objectives followed by a concise description of every lesson within each module.
    • The curriculums are just the beginning. You also have complete flexibility to choose lessons and other training materials from a vast library.
    • The library of downloadables includes lessons / manual content on 330 teaching topics, plus more than 100 quizzes with answer keys and 30 presentations that provide professional formatting for use with an overhead projector or electronic distribution.
    • You have a credit of 185 downloads that you can select in any combination and at any time during your year-long membership.
    • The content is customizable and you may brand as desired — all with reprint and distribution rights.
    • You can edit and keep the pieces for life and may distribute them to your trainees.
    • Make as many copies of the materials as you need or send electronically to your students for offline access.
    • Take a full year to download your materials, plus enjoy access to the entire online member library.
    • We offer the highest quality content. It’s derived from expert sources and precisely organized. See more detail and sample materials below.
    • The Trainer materials include 200-hour, 300-hour and 500-hour syllabus templates that follow the format and organization of the Yoga Alliance core curriculum and standards.

Complete Flexibility

    • Everything may be edited and branded as desired.
    • You might use your downloads to create a complete manual with supplementary presentations and quizzes. Or you might download pieces that fill in the blanks or update parts of of what you already have. In this second case, for example, you could update your 200 hour or 300 hour training manual plus download more pieces to create a new 50 or 100-hour Pranayama Immersion.
    • In other words, you can choose 185 pieces from a library of nearly 1,000 components that can be mixed and matched to meet your vision.
    • No two training manuals using our materials will look the same. The library is vast — more than any one school could ever use — and the content can be edited and custom branded.

It’s not easy to become a good yoga teacher. Good training is just the beginning. Continued study is a must. We help your trainees to be well-resourced, enabling them to get up-to-speed efficiently and freeing you up to focus on your personal transmission and inspiring them with vital in-class coaching. And perhaps just as importantly, they’ll have support material for after the training ends and their skills, interests and questions evolve over time.

See more detail below. Write us if you need anything.


 


Syllabus & Structured Curriculum

Detailed Planning Tools

    • The syllabus gives you an at-a-glance view of a comprehensive and systematically organized training.
    • You’ll also find a succinct list of lesson objectives for each module. This helps you get a quick handle on the content covered in such a vast and complex training.
    • And then you’ll find a lesson-by-lesson curriculum with lesson descriptions. You can use this guide to select the lessons, presentations, quizzes and answer keys from the Trainer Download Library.

Samples

The following are sample excerpts from the curriculums. (Scroll down for sample lessons, quizzes and presentations.)

Foundations Training: Learning Objectives

Detailed Curriculum (with YA Assessment Requirements)

 

Specialization: Yin Yoga Syllabus at a Glance

Specialization: Breathing Practices Syllabus at a Glance


More About the Content

Structure & Supplementary Support

    1. Our content is comprehensive, and it’s organized with meticulous care. It can lend structure to your thinking, or prompt you to include something that you overlooked.
    2. However, 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 200RYT, 300RYT or 500RYT training, or a specialization or emphasis in various subjects.

 

Learning Perspectives

We enable you to offer these perspectives within each of the hundreds of topics:

    1. Provide context. 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. Get specific, while prioritizing 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 (200RYT, 300RYT 500RYT, specialization, or a workshop) and on 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 — The greater philosophy of which chakras are a part
    • Chakras Intro — The big picture, the background and philosophy
    • Chakras Summary & Highlights— A look at all the chakras at once
    • Muladhara Chakra, Svadhisthana Chakra, etc. — Extremely comprehensive coverage of each chakra, including associated themes and practices

Free Training Samples

Teaching Methodology Samples

The first of 18 topics within the Teaching Methodology & Art of Teaching module is “Foundational Skill Sets.” This is, in essence, an overview or 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 lessons 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 the subject of Asana Categories. This is a powerful body of content that is vital for teachers to learn, both for deeply understanding asana and for sequencing effectively.

There is a lesson on categories and families in general. And for more in-depth coverage, each category is covered like this:

They Are All Customizable

The samples provided here are in PDF format, but as a trainer, you can choose the customizable version for editing and branding as desired.


Pricing

See current pricing here.

Renewal Discount

If you’ve 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.
    • The coupon doesn’t expire.
    • Contact us for the coupon code.

This offer is good for previous Trainer Members only.

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