The Path of Yoga: RYS500 Teacher Training Diploma Course Year 2
Led by Lesley Charters
Starting 24 November 2017
Open for registrations - please contact the Lesley on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and register.
Location: Park Place Pastoral Centre, Hampshire
The IYT RYS500 hour diploma is structured in three separate modules, allowing you to complete the course over a suitable period of time for your practice. In years two and three all of the teaching is residential, providing the right environment for your journey of self-transformation to unfold, through the practice of yoga. The Path of Yoga module is the second year of the diploma course and is open to students who completed a Foundation Course (or with equivalent level of experience).
Throughout the course you will be supported by both the course teachers and your student group. The teaching asks you to be open, to experiment, to practice and to take yoga into your life. Along with studying and exploring the physical Asana movement, with its emphasis on anatomy and physiology, the authentic texts of yoga are woven into the teaching. The philosophy of yoga and its spiritual aspects are taught in a way that can transform the body, mind and emotions, touching the heart of our being.
About the Teacher
Lesley Charters has been practicing yoga since 2000 and teaching since 2007, when she completed the RYS500 diploma with the Inner Yoga Trust. She is interested in the transformative effect that a regular yoga practice has on the mind, body and emotions. She is passionate about teaching, yoga and the mountains.
Please contact Lesley Charters on email@example.com if you are interested in registering for the course or for more information about the teaching.
Course Outline: Practice of asana, pranayama and meditation; yoga philosophy – The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, The Bhagavad Gita and the Hatha Yoga Pradipika; Kriyas, Mudras, Bandhas; anatomy and physiology; personal practice; Sanskrit; chanting
Structure: 5 residential weekends plus a 7 day retreat week Why Residential?
Personal practice and study: 1-2 hours per day including practice of asana, pranayama and meditation; journal writing; assignment writing
Method of assessment*: Tutor observation of student. Written (or other) assignments. Anatomy and Physiology paper. Meetings between tutors and student. 1:1 interview at end of course.
*for those intending to continue on to the 3rd year of the diploma course, ‘Passing the Teaching On’, this is compulsory; for those doing this course for their own personal development, as a continuation from the 1st year (Foundation Course), or another yoga training course, or IYT CPD, this is optional.
Prior experience: a minimum of 3 years yoga practice, including own personal practice of asana, pranayama and meditation. Completion of Year 1 of the IYT Diploma course (foundation course) or similar course.
What next: completion of this course, including full attendance at residential week/weekends and satisfactory completion of assessment criteria, allows progression on to Year 3 of the IYT diploma course, ‘Passing the Teaching On’.