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Assessments are finalized by Irum Naqvi, Director of “The Center for Natural Living”, and Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, Senior Teacher, Professor of Kinesiology & Dance and Author of “The Concise Book of Yoga Anatomy”.
Both teachers are rated ERYT500 instructors, each with a 500hr certification from the Himalayan Institute. This particular yoga offering is certified through both the US & Canada Yoga Alliances. (CE credits are also possible for the Yoga Anatomy and/or Philosophy sections).
Through this immersion training you will engage in intense physical practice. Thought provoking discussions will help you explore your inner being. Through reflection and self awareness, uncover your layers of conditionings and the Samskaras, discover your true self. The transformation will leave you energized, confident and ready to follow your inner calling.
Learn to teach, guide, and share yoga, from the foundation of your own practice.
Irum is a yoga teacher, registered with Yoga Alliance, and Director of the Center for Natural Living, which certifies an annual teacher training at Rancho Margot. Her philosophy, “the deeper we go, the lighter we become,” enables her to share her “stillness in chaos”. Irum has been practicing yoga for 25 years. Influenced by Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kripalu, Anusara, Sivananda, and all aspects of Hatha yoga, she focuses her practice on meditation and breath awareness, guiding students into their deeper physical and emotional space.
Irum provides a space that encourages everyone to explore their inner being, discover the true self and unlock layers of conditionings and Samskaras (deep-seated impressions that guide our actions). With more than 4,000 hours of personal practice and close to 1,500 hours of teaching, Irum has organized yoga retreats, compiled a 100- page yoga training manual and trained yoga teachers. She has taught in Canada, Costa Rica, the United States, Austria, Belgium, Israel, Thailand and Egypt. Irum’s information can be found on her webpage: www.irumyoga.com.
JO ANN STAUGAARD-JONES
Jo Ann is a professor of Kinesiology and Dance, and author of anatomy books through Lotus Publishing and North Atlantic Books. Her degrees in Dance (NYU) and Movement Education (Kansas University) and experience as a professional dancer & choreographer led her to authorship of the Anatomy of Exercise & Movement and The Vital Psoas Muscle. Her new book, The Concise Book of Muscles for Yoga, will be out in 2015.
Jo Ann has taught throughout the country, in the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, Prague, France, and Costa Rica. Believing that knowledge of the body is a pathway to health and healing is Jo Ann’s main focus in all teachings. She is a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine & Science and PAMA, the Performing Arts Medicine Association. Jo Ann also offers Move Live, an interactive website to inspire people to keep moving!
Asana technique – 30+ Asanas focus on transitions, adjustments and modification with reference from Center for Natural Living teaching manual, the Concise Book of Yoga Anatomy (includes students creating index cards for learning and teaching also)
Pranayama – Ujjayi, Nadi Shodanam, and Diaphragmatic Breath
Meditation – Focus on breath and mantra
Self practice and practice teaching
Anatomy – Spine, Pelvis, & Deep Core; Shoulder area, Hips, Knees, and Feet
Philosophy – 8 Limbs of Yoga, Chakras (Energy Centers), Koshas (Energy Bodies), and Bandhas
Pranayama – review and practice teach
Design of a class – sequencing, teaching techniques, refinement of asanas
Practicum/assessment and graduation
* Timing: The entire 200hr YTT curriculum is to be completed within 1 year
2017 Rates & Deposit info
OPTION 1: Full training at the Ranch (21 days)
Bungalow US $2,250.00 per person
Bunkhouse US $1,950.00 per person
Bungalow US $1,975.00 per person
Bunkhouse US $1,325.00 per person
OPTION 2: Final classes at the Ranch (10 days)
Bungalow US $1,125.00 per person
Bunkhouse US $975.00 per person
Bungalow US $1,000.00 per person
Bunkhouse US $675.00 per person
RANCHO MARGOT RATES INCLUDES:
Accommodation, 3 farm to table meals each day, Rancho Margot Ranch Tour & Amenities. Contact:
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