Workshops for Teachers

Our Workshops for Yoga Teachers delve into specific topics to enhance your teaching skills and personal practice. Each unique workshop is designed to expand your knowledge through yoga practice, meditation, reflection and discussion.  Topics include functional anatomy, hands on assisting, pre and post natal, philosophy, anxiety and sanskrit. Many workshops are eligible for CEUs.

Announcing a 250-hour Graduate Yoga Teacher Training! This is a one-year independent study which begins in October of each year. Please direct enquiries to Monica Voss, monica@estheryoga.com, 416 944 0838 x2.

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Open House for 750 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programme, October 2018 – December 2019

Thursday, July 26, 6:15pm
Presentations begin at 6:30pm. RSVP

For those interested in becoming a yoga teacher, enhancing a previous training or simply deepening their own practice and knowledge.

The 2018-2019 course begins in October 2018.

We offer a uniquely organic approach to yoga practice and teaching. Our programme combines asana, pranayama and meditation with lecture, discussion, and practicum to create a balanced outlook that will enliven all aspects of your teaching and your approach to the body/mind. You are supported, encouraged, and empowered to question and explore, to find your own path and voice.

NB There is a new non-academic option for those not intending to teach. Please enquire.

Meet the faculty. Bring your questions. Everyone welcome! RSVP

For more information contact: Tama Soble, 416 944-0838, tama@estheryoga.com

Hands-on Assists for Advanced Postures

Wheel assistSaturday, September 15 – Sunday, September 16, with Monica Voss and Tama Soble
Saturday, 2:30pm-5:30pm,
Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $250

As teachers, we use hands-on assists to work directly with the principles of grounding and elongation supporting students to move freely and with confidence in advanced postures. During this workshop we will explore variations and options for safe and productive hands-on assists, work in partners or small groups and discuss our experiences. Yoga teachers and teacher trainees at all levels are welcome.

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Chair Yoga

Chair YogaFriday, October 12, with Shari Stein
1:00pm–3:00pm, $40

Chair Yoga is a viable and refreshing alternative to yoga on the mat. We will ground, breathe and lengthen our spines as we would in any yoga session, and creatively adapt the poses for a wide range of students, from residents of assisted living facilities, to those in business suits enjoying yoga during the lunch hour. This workshop is suitable for yoga students and teachers who wish to expand their repertoire to include Chair Yoga. Guided meditation and breathing practices are included.

Empowering the Aging Body

Empowering the Aging BodySaturday, October 27 – Sunday, October 28
with Monica Voss, Tama Soble, Shari Stein and Della Croteau

Saturday, 12:00pm-6:30pm,
Sunday, 10:30am-5:00pm, $325

As the population ages, teachers must inform themselves about natural changes in the body as well as common conditions such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and lower back pain. Changes in outlook also occur in older students as they contemplate their lives and goals. Through practice, discussion and analysis, we will explore these and other issues of aging and create intelligent and supportive options in order to instruct older students holistically with energy, knowledge and empathy.

Empowering the Aging Body is intended for certified and non-certified yoga and meditation teachers, teachers-in-training, health professionals, therapists, social workers and interested students of yoga. CEU’s awarded through Yoga Alliance.

“For those who have done yoga for 30, 40 years but are aging and for those who start in their 60’s, the approach at Esther Myers Yoga Studio is accessible and enjoyable. read more from our students and teachers.

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Yoga to Support Breast Health

BreastHealth_sq_webFriday, November 2, with Tama Soble
12:30pm–3:00pm, $50

Breast health is essential for women of all ages and stages of life. It is of particular importance for those at high risk for or recovering from breast cancer. Learn how asana and pranayama practices can enhance lymphatic circulation, muscular release and the breaking up of scar tissue to support breast health and the full function of the shoulder girdle. For students and teachers at all levels.

Yoga Teachers’ Retreat at Swallow’s Bridge, Alton, Ontario

fall at Swallow's BridgeNovember 16 – 18, 2018, with Tama Soble 
Shared Room (2- 3/room) $510 (pp)

Join fellow teachers for a weekend of asana, pranayama, and walking meditation. Exchange ideas. Develop and deepen your own practice and teaching. Teachers and teacher trainees of any level of experience are welcome.
swallowsbridgeretreat.com

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Anatomy for Yoga Teachers, with Mariko Tanabe

Mariko TanabeA Body-Mind Centering® Approach
November 30 – December 2, 2018
10:00am-5:00pm, $450/full weekend, $165/day

Body-Mind Centering® (BMCSM) is an experiential study based on anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. BMC utilizes movement, touch, voice, imagery, anatomical illustrations and discussion to explore each body system in ways that can be applied to personal development and professional enhancement.

For teachers and students at all levels of experience. CEU’s awarded for Yoga Alliance certification.

Friday, November 30: Exploring the Skeletal System in Motion
10:00am-1:00pm, Introduction to the Skeletal System
2:15pm-4:45pm, Axial and Appendicular Skeleton

Saturday, December 1: Exploring Sensory Presence in Your Practice
10:00am-1:00pm, Introduction to the Senses
2:30pm-5:00pm, Engaging with the Primary Sense Organs: The Nose, Eyes, Ears and Mouth

Sunday, December 2: Embodying the Muscular System
10:30am-1:30pm, Introduction to Muscle Tissue and Principles
2:30pm-5:00pm, Muscle Movement at the Molecular Level

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