Yoga & Social Justice Teacher Training

Yoga & Social Justice Teacher Training

In this comprehensive and heart-driven yoga teacher training, you will learn to become a skilled and receptive teacher. This is for aspiring teachers that want to create authentic and welcoming spaces that encourage conversation, build community and share practices around cultivating sense of agency and embodied social justice.

Led by Open House Yoga Director Laila Mahmud-Kirkpatrick, in partnership with an experienced faculty made of Senior Yoga Teachers, Youth and Social Workers, Psychologist, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Physiotherapist.

Workshops take place on Saturdays at Open House Yoga in Maylands over 6 months, commencing February 2020. Mentoring and course completion is over 12 months.

Successful graduates are eligible to register as a Level 1 Yoga Teacher with Yoga Australia. After 5 years of teaching you will be eligible to register as a Level 2 Teacher with Yoga Australia. 

 

TOPICS COVERED:

History of Yoga

Yoga Philosophy and Ethics

The Energetic Body: Yogic Physiology

Human Anatomy and Asana

Meditation Practices

Pranayama

Mantra/ Chanting

Restorative and Yoga Nidra

Teaching Methodology: adjusting, sequencing, class planning and finding your voice

Trauma Sensitive Yoga

Principles of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice

Decolonising Yoga and Cultural Appropriation

Creating Accessible Yoga Spaces

The Business of Yoga

 

PREREQUISITES

2 years of consistent yoga practice is recommended if you are unsure please contact us for a chat. If you work in community services (social work, youth work, juvenile justice etc) or advocacy services then a one year minimum is possible. 


Does this pique your interest? Please email hello@openhouse-yoga for a prospectus.