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Course Details

200 Hour Teacher Training Course 2018/2019

May the light of sacred knowledge illumine us, and may we attain the glory of wisdomTaittiriya Upanishad

Course Duration: One weekend a month over a period of 12 months, 24 Modules in total.

(Final Class Assessments will take place in month 13)

Course Dates 2018/2019

England

  • 21/22 April 2018
  • 19/20 May 2018
  • 23/24 June 2018
  • 14/15 July 2018
  • 15/16 September 2018
  • 13/14 October 2018
  • 17/18 November 2018
  • 8/9 December 2018
  • 19/20 January 2019
  • 23/24 February 2019
  • 23/24 March 2019
  • 27/28 April 2019

Wales

  • 28/29 April 2018
  • 26/27 May 2018
  • 16/17 June 2018
  • 7/8 July 2018
  • 8/9 September 2018
  • 6/7 October 2018
  • 10/11 November 2018
  • 1/2 December 2018
  • 26/27 January 2019
  • 16/17 February 2019
  • 30/31 March 2019
  • 4/5 May 2019

Anatomy & Physiology Training ( 15 hours) at The Space, Thame or in Llandovery, Wales:

The Fire Angel Yoga Teacher Training Course is a training in Classical Hatha Yoga with it’s primary focus and inspiration being the Classical Treatise: ‘The Yoga Sutras’of Patanjali, and The 8 limbed Path of Ashtanga Yoga, namely:

‘Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana , Dhyana, Samadhi’

This text will form the foundation and ‘structure’ of the Teacher Training course and will inform the ‘spirit’ of the training course.

The 200 Hour Fire Angel Yoga Teacher Training course will be divided into the following categories:

Practice and Training 103 hours
Anatomy & Physiology 15 hours
Philosophy & History 11.5 hours
Teaching Methodology 16.5 hours
Business & Miscellaneous subjects complementary to the subject and teaching of Classical Hatha Yoga 28 hours
Teaching Practice 6 hours
TOTAL 180 contact hours

Training Days

Mornings

Practice and Training, Teaching Practice, Teaching Methodology.

Afternoons

Relaxation and Pranayama, Teaching Practice, History and Philosophy, Creative Project, Business Module and supplementary yoga related subjects.

Each trainee will teach the following, as part of the Teaching Practice portion of the training course: (6 hours total).

The Final Class Assessment of one 11/2 hour class will be take place in the week or month following the last day or month of training according to the Teacher Training course.

The Final Class Assessment will take place in the presence of a Senior Teacher and one other qualified experienced Yoga teacher of at least 5 years teaching experience.

The Final Class Assessment will require a minimum of 6 yoga students present in the class.

The Teacher Training course is designed for a total of 10 trainees or less.

If there should be less than 10 trainees on a course, extra teaching practices will be assigned to trainees and supplementary sessions will be taught by a Senior Teacher or an external expert.

Trainees will learn through observation, listening, chanting, yoga practice, group work, pair work, creative imagining and writing, studying and reading, solitary & silent contemplation, keeping a journal, creative project work, written assignments, movies.

Trainees will be required to do at least 20 hours of Coursework, (one hour of Coursework, per module, for 20 modules of the course), to be completed outside the contact hours of the training ie Non Contact hours.

The Coursework will consist of the following elements:

Trainees will receive a Trainee Manual containing all Policy documents, the syllabus, module schedules and content relating to the syllabus, coursework requirements and a schedule related to individual Teaching Practices.

Syllabus

The course will cover the following subjects:

Course Objectives

Materials

The course will provide a full Trainee Manual which will contain the following:

Prerequisites

Trainees are required to have a minimum of 3 years strong yoga practice and preferably 5 years practice before they can be accepted onto the Fire Angel 200 Hour Teacher Training Course. It is also helpful for Trainees to have a basic understanding of the philosophy of yoga in general and the style of yoga they personally would like to pursue. The 200 hour course is a foundation course so any prior knowledge and experience will be taken into consideration on application to the course.

Successful applicants should be in good health. If there are any significant medical conditions to be considered, the Trainee needs a letter from their GP authorizing the Trainee to participate in the Teacher Training Course.

Trainees must hold a valid First Aid Certificate prior to the start of the course.

Trainees must have Public Liability Insurance cover. This will be supplied by Yoga Alliance on acceptance to the Fire Angel 200 hour Teacher Training course.

Evaluation Procedure & Grading Criteria

Course Schedules

The Course consists of either:

24 tuition days consisting of 24 modules, over 12 weekends with the Final Class Assessment taking place in the 13th month.

Or

Over a period of 30 days in total, comprising:

20 hours of coursework will be completed in the months following the training.

Dates for August 2018 to be confirmed.

Certificate provided for successful Trainees

Attendance

Trainees should attend at minimum of 90% of the course. Should Trainees miss more than the minimum, they will need to agree with the Senior teacher on which modules to re-take. The school reserves the right to charge additional fees for these catch up modules.

Accreditation

This training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals, demonstrating that the course is of the highest standard. Our graduates are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals and use their accreditation as a sign of quality training.