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Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers: Level I

September 17, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Monday - Sunday, September 17 - October 14, 2018

Instructor: Krishna Peter Perry

Schedule: 4-week Online Continuing Education Course
Location: Online

Register soon as this training is filling quickly! Registration deadline: September 10, 2018.

Register for Level 1 and Level 2 together and save an additional $50.

Are you a yoga teacher that would like to build upon your current understanding of yogic philosophy? Are you ready to take your practice and your teaching to the next level? Join us for Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers and explore the wisdom teachings of this time-honored path through an avenue applicable to today’s world.

This course was inspired in response to requests from current students, practitioners and yoga teachers coming from different paths and backgrounds to the ShivaShakti School of Yoga. As interest in yoga continues to increase, the level of awareness around the deeper significations of yogic philosophy and yogic practices begin to rise in the hearts and minds of those sincere seekers. This foundational course is based upon the heart of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the 8 limbs of Raja Yoga.

Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers takes you through a yogic philosophical framework through definition of technical terms, concepts and theory and then brings these teachings to life through living examples, practical applications and metaphor all the while remaining true to the principles of yogic philosophy. It is our vision at the ShivaShakti School of Yoga to adapt the practices of yoga for householder life. Householder life refers to living a yogic lifestyle while participating in the modern world. This course offers detailed teachings on the Yogic Psychology of Patanjali Yoga Sutra, offering you a model for understanding your own makeup, mind and unseen motivators and how to begin to re-pattern yourself to manifest your authentic self.  Begin by taking yoga off from the mat and start applying the wisdom teachings to achieve the goals of your life.  Part I of this 15 hour course covers:

    • 4 Paths of Yoga
    • 8 Limbs of Patanjali Yoga
    • 24 Elements of Samkhya Yoga
    • 3 Gunas- The Three Principles of Nature
    • Meditation and Concentration
    • Patanjali’s Yogic Psychology- Samskara, Vasana and Vritti

Online Format

The course includes 2-3 recorded talks per week, approximately 3 hours total, for four weeks. There are also short homework assignments each week and an opportunity to connect with other course participants on an online forum. The instructor is available throughout the course to answer questions online and offers two recorded Q&A sessions in response to participants questions during the course.



Early Registration Rate: When registered by 6/1/2018- $150.00 USD

Regular Rate: Registration Deadline: 9/10/18- $195.00 USD

Level 1&2 Discount: $50 USD discount on combined total if Level 1 and 2 are registered for simultaneously.

Registration: To register, submit the application below.

Continuing Education Credits: 15 non-contact continuing education credits are available for both our Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teacher Level 1 and 2 trainings with Yoga Alliance. Please notify us before the training if you wish to receive CEs.

Advanced YTT Credit: This course is available for credit towards the ShivaShakti 300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training if combined with Level II and if you have not completed the ShivaShakti 200-hr YTT. Both must be taken within the same year.

Upcoming Courses: Will be offered again online in 2019.


Admissions Procedures:

Application Deadline for September Course: September 10, 2018.

Step 1: Fill out and submit the application below or contact us to receive an application by mail.

Step 2: Once an application has been received, it will be reviewed and a paypal invoice e-mailed to the applicant within 1-2 business days for the 50% application deposit. The application deposit must be paid within 7 days of the issuing date of the invoice in order to hold a space in the training. The application process is not complete until the application deposit has been paid.

Step 3: An acceptance packet, which includes additional information about the training will be e-mailed to the applicant within 2 weeks after the application and deposit have been received.

Please only submit an application if you are seriously planning to attend if accepted. Thank you.

ShivaShakti School of Yoga does not discriminate based on gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age or body shape.

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September 17, 2018
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