TEACHER  MENTOR  PROGRAM

GUIDANCE

To Guide Others

Knowing What Your Next Steps Are

After completing yoga teacher training, a crucial step to becoming the

yoga teacher you aspire to is having a helpful road map to get there.

If you have questions on what those next steps are, you are in good company.

This is one of the biggest challenges yoga teachers face.

DEFINE AND REFINE

There are key elements to staying inspired, maintaining openness to learning, engaging fully with your own practice and your students. We have compiled this information to enrich your experience as a yoga teacher and up-level your teaching skills.

 

Collectively, with over two decades of teaching yoga, four decades as yoga students and working closely with other yoga teachers, we understand receiving support, advice and inspiration, as well as someone to ask those complicated questions to is a tremendous boost to you, as a teacher. This Mentorship Program meets you exactly where you are, gives you the opportunity to check in with someone who can understand where you're at. We offer solid guidance on next steps, offering useful advice on critical teaching skills, and provide compassionate support.

FILL IN THE GAPS

Yoga teacher training is exciting, life-changing and provides you with an overwhelming amount of information! Between the amazing self-transformation and learning how to teach yoga, we need more guidance to navigate the reality.

 

Whether it's an over-all refresher, more time to learn yoga basics, refinement and expansion of your teaching skills, or deepening your understanding of a specific topic, having a trusted mentor to assist you through this is inspiring and will truly boost your confidence as a teacher.

We offer two Mentorship options to choose from depending on your needs and desires. Each option is further personalized to guide you through your challenges as a yoga teacher and delve into the topics that interest and inspire you.

DIVE DEEP & SOAR HIGH

There are a variety of in-depth topics to dive into. Choose the areas of concentration that suits your needs and interests. This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in areas that resonate with you. Expand your knowledge on ways to become more inspired as a yoga teacher.

 

To get started, check out: Areas of Concentration.

COMPASSIONATE SUPPORT

We understand not everything in the yoga teaching world is cut and dried, and to acknowledge this we offer options to choose from on how to proceed through our Teacher Mentorship Program.

As you go through the Mentorship Program of your choice: having your mentor attend your yoga class and receiving valuable feedback and areas for growth, or working one-on-one on topic/s of interest, you are supported along the way.

Reach out with any questions. We look forward to assisting you in crafting a practice and career that illuminates the joy of yoga.

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Yoga Class Review

This Mentorship session is designed for teachers who are currently teaching and would like valuable input and guidance.

 

Yoga Class Review, attended by your Mentor gives the best opportunity for transparency of strengths and areas for growth. Our post-class time together offers space for discussion, allows for questions and answers and is concluded with a customized assignment to work on for your own benefit and progression.

$89 Includes:

  • Mentor attends your yoga class

  • Post-Yoga Class Review with mentor

  • Customized homework assignment

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Follow-up Yoga Class Review

This 45 minute session is designed as a follow-up on the Yoga Class Review to refine and guide through the areas you're working on, with adequate time for questions.

When we set out to change, having an opportunity to evaluate our progress helps to set good patterns in place and clean up any stragglers.

*Must have taken Yoga Class Review above.

$45 Single Session Follow-up Includes:

  • Discuss assignment findings

  • Review new skills & progress

  • Specific follow-up guidance

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Mentoring Session

Designed to inspire and prepare you to move forward in your life as a yoga teacher!

 

Find your balance as a yoga teacher. Learn and refine concise cue and alignment skills. When to|when not to assist. Branch out. Learn more about different styles of yoga and what resonates with you. Boost your confidence as a yoga teacher, and more....

 

The initial session is a 1-hour minimum.

Your Mentoring Session includes a clear agenda to ensure a productive meeting.

Topic/s for your mentoring session is set by both mentor and you prior to your session.

$65 1-hour session

$180 for 3 one-hour sessions

$45 half-hour session

Group Rates Available.

 

Interactive YOGA Mentorship Program

Is an active , interactive, supportive space to grow.  

A time for you to receive support, guidance and inspiration.

Swimming in uncharted waters with skill and confidence.

Flying in new open skies. This program offers time to hit the refresh button.

Areas Of Concentration

The Art of Sequencing


Empower Your Students to Explore. Refine sequencing skills to allow for fluid natural progressions of poses and authentic movement to offer a fuller yoga class experience. Learn how to develop your own fun sequences. Discover advanced anatomical sequencing to keep your students safe. Utilize the process of layering in your classes for progressive development of postures.




Sharpen Your Vision


Truly seeing your student is one of the keys of an artful intuitive teacher. Learn to look at and read the subtle body. What is subtle body feedback? How can we notice this and what does it mean? What is the appropriate approach to this information? Over time and with practice this subtle body communication will become a natural addition to your teaching skills.




Your Teaching Voice


Your voice provides the framework for your yoga class. Find more clarity in your voice, your tone and pacing to create a specific perspective for your classes. Unleash your authentic Self. Learn techniques and develop your authentic voice to bring about a smooth, uplifing and supportive experience for each student. Using your voice as a tool, set the mood, tone and pace for your class.




The Art of Cueing


Cueing techniques enable students to move through your class all the while maintaining focus on their own practice. Learn how to be articulate, clear and fluid with options to help students move safely; how to cue to a mixed level class; and alignment points. Fine tune detailed and articulate cueing to set your students up for success. Develop sensitivity to safely assist in a beneficial manner to make a positive impact on your students.




Class Plans and Themes


Let Your Teaching Come Alive. Add structure and meaning to your classes. Learn effective methods to create inspiring class plans with meaningful themes. Develop sources of inspiration for your classes. Create meaningful material for privates, series, and workshops. Refine your skills on how to set the stage for an amazing yoga class and close it with ease and grace.




The Seat of the Teacher


Taking the Teacher's Seat Allows Students to Feel At Ease. Defining your safe-zone, projecting your boundaries. How and when to say, "no thank you." Embodying the yamas and niyamas. Build a framework which allows you to learn, stay flexible and change course when necessary, with room to grow and adapt to changes. Develop new ways to stay inspired and excited to teach regularly for a long time.




The Business of Yoga


Get a better grasp on your yoga business.

  • How to develop relationships with yoga studios.
  • Landing that teaching gig and how to get yourself on the schedule.
  • Class scheduling, building your classes.
  • Privates: skills for taking on private yoga students.
  • Intake forms for private clients and how this process can translate to group classes.
  • Setting up class/expense tracking system.
  • Independent contractor vs. employee status.
  • How much insurance do I need?




Pranayama and Bandha Techniques


Breath and Connection are the Cornerstones of Yoga. Gain a comprehensive knowledge of breath and bandhas and how to utilize the various techniques for the greatest benefit of the student. Instruction on the bandhas, refine teaching techniques, learn in what context they would be used, and embrace the use of the bandhas into your own personal practice as well as into your yoga classroom. Instruction and use of breath and pranayama techniques, how to use pranayama for specific needs.




Yoga Styles


Iyengar, Vinyasa, Restorative, Gentle, Yin Yoga, Chair, AcroYoga are each solid highly regarded styles of yoga. Explore and delve into one particular style or a variety of yoga styles to truly broaden your knowledge and view on how to use various styles and teachings. Enhance your own personal practice and become adept at weaving them into your yoga classes.





 

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