Friday April 27th - 6:00-9:30 pm
Saturday April 28th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday April 29th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday April 27th, 6pm-9:30pm
Grounding & Personal Practice
Grounding as a teacher, holding a space of safety and stillness. Experiential learning: Enjoy a deep relaxation restorative yoga practice with guided meditation.
Saturday April 28, 10am-5pm
Props & Postures (Saturday AM)
Restorative Yoga Postures & Skillful use of props to aid relaxation
Physiological & neurological benefits of restorative yoga postures
Psychological, and energetic effects of restorative yoga
The autonomic nervous system & the relaxation response
Modifications for comfort, injury, and pregnancy
Observation of misalignments that inhibit relaxation
Deepening Relaxation (Saturday PM)
Language of Relaxation- how to speak and choose words to deepen relaxation
Environmental relaxation- how to set up the space & music for optimal relaxation
Therapeutic touch & consent
Practice teaching using language of relaxation.
Sunday, April 29th, 10am-5pm
Meditation & Mindfulness (Sunday AM)
Guided meditation and visualization to support deep relaxation
Breathwork to support deep relaxation
Practice teaching guided meditation and breath work.
Teaching & Sequencing (Sunday PM)
Practical experience sequencing and teaching a restorative yoga class
Integrating restorative postures into hatha, vinyasa, and yin classes
Each module will start with a grounding meditation/ visualization/ breath work to cultivate an appropriate internal state for restorative yoga, and which will be integrated into teaching and lay the foundation for the meditation and mindfulness module too.
This training will be taught by Vancouver based yoga teacher, Sarah Domes.
Sarah is a certified sleep coach as featured on MyYogaOnline, is the past owner of ITY Restorative Studio, and is Yoga Alliance certified 500E-RYT.
Teachers would be eligible to use these hours toward Yoga Alliance continuing education; however this weekend is not limited to yoga teachers. Anyone who's interested in cultivating skills in deep relaxation can attend.
All Attendees, please bring the following:
1 zafu (ideal)/ pillow
1 eye mask or eye pillow
Journal & pen
Earlybird (Before April 1st): $284
**Please note that in order to qualify for the early bird pricing, your payment must be received no later than April 1st, not just your registration.
Classes will be held at our West Studio location at 5-20306 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge.