Center Point Yoga School & Teacher Training

Topics & Pre-Requisites

Center Point Yoga School

Center Point Yoga School is a limb of Wendy Campbell Yoga and a Registered Yoga School (“RYS 200”) with Yoga Alliance. CPYS provides a 200-hour training program that prepares trainees to teach the general adult population. Students who complete trainings are eligible to register as RYT 200s.

Teacher Training

The Center Point Yoga School 200-hour teacher training curriculum is designed to teach you fundamental skills required to teach yoga: including asana, pranayama, and meditation. You will learn essential theory and practice of yoga from science based perspective and traditional (based on the ancient texts) approach. A broad based teaching of yoga philosophy/ethics, teacher training techniques and practice, teaching methods, anatomy/physiology will be explored with an emphasis on experiential learning.  A primary intention of the training is gaining an understanding of how to learn the subject of yoga. This program will support your teaching/practice, so you will have a grounded foundation of yoga as a lifelong commitment to personal growth and transformation.

Training will be done in small groups or individually. There will be required reading/media, homework/ handouts, discussion, practical experience, and asana practice. The information is foundational for anyone looking to study yoga on a deeper level either for personal fulfillment or to become a yoga teacher. This information meets the standards and requirements for the 200-hour teacher training program according to Yoga Alliance, while ensuring a practical and holistic approach to the study of yoga.

This is a truly unique program, where participants have the opportunity to design the pace and intensity to accommodate their life. Cost varies based on project outline and scope. Please contact me to discuss your options, cost, and personalize a plan for you.

The intention for this training is to guide you into beginning your personal process of weaving together the various aspects of the larger tapestry that is yoga. You will be able to see how the aspects connect and how it connects to you. You'll have a deeper and more personal understanding of yoga that will be uniquely yours.

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Topics Covered

  • Yoga History
  • Yoga Alignment
  • Yoga Psychology/Pathology
  • Adjustments
  • Ayurveda/Nutrition
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali/8 Limbs
  • Chakras/Subtle Body
  • Class Structure (Planning, Sequencing & Themes)
  • Cultivating a Home Practice/Journaling
  • Language & Communication
  • Pranayama (Breathing Practices)
  • Yoga Styles/Props
  • Student Teaching & Assisting
  • Surya Namaskaras and Vinyasa
  • Women’s Health (Pregnancy, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle)
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Bandhas/Mudrahs/Mantras
  • Meditation
  • Anatomy
  • Cancer Survivors

Pre-Requisites

  • You have a desire to deepen your yoga practice and broaden your understanding of yoga philosophy.
  • You’re ready to open your heart and learn all you need to know to become a yoga teacher.
  • You’ve been practicing yoga consistently in a classroom for at least 6 months.
  • You are 18 or older.