Y7 300-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING

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Y7 Studio’s 300-Hour Teacher Training Program is designed for yoga teachers who are looking to deepen their knowledge and take their teaching to the next level. This program is designed for those who have already completed their 200-Hour Teacher Training through a Registered Yoga School with the Yoga Alliance. Through hands-on experience, real-life teaching, and in-depth modules on anatomy, sequencing, assisting and more, you will gain the knowledge and experience that you need to enhance your classes and your life.


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OUR CURRICULUM INCLUDES:

  • 100 hours of in-depth sequencing and anatomy training
  • 100 hours of one-on-one mentorship, including Finding Your Voice Immersion. Learn more about our Mentorship Program here
  • 50 hours of assisting and hands-on adjusting experience
  • 50 hours of discussion and practice on the chakra system

WHAT MAKES OUR TRAINING UNIQUE:

  • You will be led through our training by the highest trained and most experienced instructors.
  • We adhere strictly to the Yoga Alliance standards and exceed the amount of contact hours that are required by the YA.
  • We provide an in-depth understanding of intelligent sequencing and how to sequence your own classes.
  • You will learn and gain practical experience in order to take your teaching to the next level.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Completion of a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training from a Registered Yoga School (RYS)
  • 2 years of consistent yoga practice

THE FINE PRINT:

  • Modules can be purchased individually to customize your 300-hour program.
  • Your $500 non-refundable and non-transferrable deposit is due within 72 hours of acceptance to the program.
  • Your final payment is due 1 month prior to start of your first module.
  • 100% attendance for all modules is required to earn your 300-Hour Teacher Training certification. 
 

SCHEDULE
 

ADJUSTING & ASSISTING | 50-HOUR MODULE

Deepen your knowledge and become more confident when adjusting and assisting through this 50-Hour module. This module is dedicated to learning how to safely and effectively help your students through their practice with hands-on adjustments and assists. This module will focus on: how and why we should (or shouldn't) adjust our students, advanced adjustments, adjusting in a heated environment, and more.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018: 6pm - 9pm
Saturday, April 14, 2018: 9am - 6pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018: 9am - 6pm     
Tuesday, April 17, 2018: 6pm - 9pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018: 9am - 6pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018: 9am - 6pm  

Lead Teachers: Hillary Wright & Kristen Nichols

Module Price: $750


THE ANATOMY OF INTELLIGENT SEQUENCING | 100-HOUR MODULE

Intelligent sequencing is arguably one of the most important parts of being a vinyasa yoga teacher. This two-part module will dive deep into yogic anatomy in order to understand how the body functions within the context of a yoga class. We will use this knowledge to learn how to optimally sequence classes that are safe, creative and intelligent.

Part one of this module will focus on the low back, hips, legs, and supporting healthy knee and foot function.

Part two of this module will focus on the mid to upper spine, the shoulder girdle, arms, and supporting healthy wrist and hand function.

In each module we will focus first on learning more about the functional anatomy and biomechanics of this specific area of the body and then use that knowledge to learn to sequence in a way that supports and strengthens this area of the body. We will also focus on both sequencing in a group class and working one-on-one. 
 

Part 1 - 50 Hours: Monday, May 14 - Friday, May 18, 2018 | 9am - 6pm
Part 2 - 50 Hours: Monday, July 16 - Friday, July 20, 201 | 9am - 6pm
Lead Teacher: Hillary Wright
Supporting Teacher: Kristen Nichols & Molly Rice

Part 1: $750 | Part 2: $750


MEDITATION, NIDRA, RESTORATIVE | 50-HOUR MODULE

Tap into the powers of yoga’s chiller arts in this 50-Hour module exploring: Meditation, Yoga Nidra, and Restorative yoga. This immersion into a meditative practice is designed to prepare you to facilitate profound healing through relaxation for your students. This module will focus on: the neurological and physiological benefits of yogic practices for the nervous system, how to effectively guide yoga nidra and seated meditation, the foundations of restorative yoga with tools for teaching and prop usage.


Dates: Monday, August 6 – Friday, August 10: 6:30 am – 8:30 am
Saturday, August 11: 9am - 6pm
Monday, August 13 – Thursday, August 16: 6:30 am – 8:30 am
Saturday, August 18, 2018: 9am - 6pm // Sunday, August 19, 2018: 9 am - 6 pm  


Lead Teacher: Michelle Martini
Supporting Teachers: Hillary Wright

Module Price: $750


 

CHAKRA IMMERSION | 50-HOUR MODULE

Dive deeper into Eastern Philosophy and the study of the Chakra System through this 50-Hour module. Learn more about this system, including how to include it in your teaching in an authentic and meaningful way. This immersion will explore the seven Chakras through practice, readings, lecture and meditation. 

Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 24, 2018: 8:30am - 6:30pm

Lead Teacher: Hillary Wright
Supporting Teachers: Kristen Nichols, Casey Layne Anderson & Molly Rice

Module Price: $750


Y7 MENTORSHIP | 100-HOUR MODULE

The Y7 Mentorship Program focuses on real world teaching experience, breaking out of your comfort zone and stepping into the role of yoga teacher. During our six week Mentorship Program you will be encouraged to move away from any self-limiting beliefs around teaching yoga and to move toward tackling any obstacles that are preventing you from being the best teacher you can be. This module includes working one-to-one with a Y7 Senior Instructor as well as teaching six public classes in a select Y7 Studio with feedback to follow. Learn more here

Upcoming Mentorship Dates: 

Spring Track: March 5 - April 9

Summer Track A: April 30 - June 8

Summer Track B: July 9 - August 17


Mentors: Joanna Cohen, Emily Torockio, Kate Sortino and Michelle Martin

Module Price: $2800


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Y7'S 300-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING IS LED BY HILLARY WRIGHT, KRISTEN NICHOLS, CASEY LAYNE ANDERSON AND MOLLY RICE

 

Hillary Wright is a yoga and meditation teacher and has been for almost a decade. Hillary travels internationally teaching yoga teacher trainings and retreats and holds a 500 E-RYT with the Yoga Alliance. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Applied Physiology at Columbia University. She has an extensive training background studying with many world renowned teachers in the lineages of Ashtanga, Sivananda and Vinyasa, and has taught thousands of hours in these lineages. Her extensive background studying the Ashtanga Vinyasa system brings a solid foundation to her trainings while her deep understanding of Vinyasa Yoga makes her trainings accessible and well-rounded. Hillary has spent the past decade studying all aspects of yoga and teaching. She has spent time living in an ashram in India, teaching in packed studios across New York City, and everything in-between. Hillary is a direct and compassionate teacher who loves to share the art of practicing and teaching yoga.

Kristen Nichols is a Vinyasa and Restorative yoga teacher and teacher trainer that holds a 500 ERYT with the Yoga Alliance.  In 2010 Kristen began her teaching journey in Colorado where she taught and eventually co-owned a yoga studio. She has studied and holds a deep knowledge of a variety of styles that inspire her teachings including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin and more. Pulling from 15 years of classical ballet training her classes have an essence of fluidity and physical intuition combined with an emphasis on strength and foundation. Kristen is a playful instructor who provides an energetic and intelligent practice for her students. 

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Casey Layne Anderson is a yoga instructor, meditation teacher, lululemon ambassador, and yoga teacher trainer currently residing and teaching in New York City. With a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University, Casey’s passion for acting and singing is directly related to her passion for teaching yoga. Both art forms require presence, connection (to self and others), surrender, and intention. Because of Casey's sensitivity to connection and creating a meaningful experience, her classes defy the usual and provide a special space for students to move through any perceived limitations, mentally and physically. Casey has extensive experience teaching yoga as well as leading yoga teacher trainings in Denver, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and New York City. From professional athletes to yogis with extreme physical and mental disabilities, Casey is honored to pass along a practice that has been so meaningful in her life. 


Molly Rice has been teaching a variety of yoga styles for the past six years and practicing yoga for the past ten. With a background in classical dance and a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre, Molly has always been fascinated with movement and the mind body connection. Molly has trained in Vinyasa, Traditional Hot, Hatha, and Thai Yoga Massage. She has studied under master teachers both nationally and internationally in a variety of lineages and loves to practice and teach yoga abroad. A forever student, Molly is constantly deepening her personal practice and continually studying philosophy, psychology, and various yoga related healing modalities. She is humbled and honored to teach both students and teachers alike and intends to continue exploring and sharing yoga around the world indefinitely.

 

 Michelle Martini is a reiki-attuned yoga teacher and meditation guide, certified in over 2,000 hours of yoga trainings. Her unique style of teaching is inspired by the diverse dimensions of yoga she has studied, including: hatha and vinyasa yoga, meditation, Thai yoga massage, aromatherapy, prenatal yoga, and the art of sequencing. She has received initiations from several master teachers, most notably: restorative yoga with Judith Hanson Lassater (the founder of restorative yoga) and yoga nidra with Yogi Charu, under the Satyananda Saraswati lineage. In addition to her classes and workshops at Y7, Michelle facilitates international teacher trainings and retreats. She is the creator of Y7’s Heavily Meditated workshops and author of the book Guiding Yoga Nidra.