The Art of Professional Studies – CPD/IST Yoga Options & Teaching Groups Trainings

The Practitioner and Postgraduate CPD Programmes offer authentic trainings in the
Art of Practice, Study and Teaching in the Convention of Krishnamacharya and Desikachar.

They are offered to support 
Yoga teachers and trainee teachers from any background or approach with Continuing Professional Development needs within the fields of Yoga group class teaching.

Past or Future themes for CPD/IST relevant Yoga Training Seminars include:

  • Adapting the Body – The Art of Observing and Adjusting Āsana
  • Developing the Body – The Art of Teaching how to Advance Āsana
  • Exploring the Breath – The Art of Teaching Prāṇāyāma through Āsana
  • Within the womb another life – The Art of Teaching Yoga within Pregnancy
  • First steps, first actions – The Art of Teaching Yoga for Children
  • Working stresses, living strains – The Art of Teaching Yoga for the Workplace
  • Sporting actions, physical reactions – The Art of Teaching Yoga for Sports
  • Later life, space for growth – The Art of Teaching Yoga for the Elder

These themes provide a focus for an exploration of strategies to work with Yoga within settings that encompass both traditional approaches and modern application to group Yoga teaching. Supporting that aim many of the Art of Personal Studies 2 day Workshops and 4 day Courses offer Specialist In-Service Training that can act as Continuing Professional Development Events.

The Art of Teaching Group Yoga Class Curriculum Training Modules

Offered below are training modules in the art of developing a group class Yoga teaching curriculum. The workshop and courses below are an in-depth exploration in cultivating and applying a professional developmental Yoga teaching curriculum within a beginning, intermediate and advanced group class format.

This Further Studies training is specifically around applying Yoga as an existing teacher, rather than learning Yoga in order to teach. This implies that all the aspects of Yoga as a Practice and Practice Theory, Psychology and Philosophy will have been studied prior to applying for this Programme.

Accordingly these Group Class Professional Modules are only offered for Yoga Practitioners who have already qualified through the 200 hours Individual StudenPractitioner Training Programme.

This prior study would offer eligibility for the following modules:

  • The Art of Group Class Teaching – Module One Beginning Teaching Curriculum
    – 10 hours over 2 days through 1 Two Day workshop
  • The Art of Group Class Teaching – Module Two Intermediate Teaching Curriculum
    – 20 hours over 4 days through 1 Four Day course or 2 two Day courses over 3 months.
  • The Art of Group Class Teaching – Module Three Advanced Teaching Curriculum
    – 20 hours over 4 days through 1 Four Day course or 2 two Day courses over 3 months.

For further information or to discuss any aspects of the Further Studies Programme please use the contact page.