Vinyasa-Yin
Yoga Teacher Training
January - June 2021

January 7 - June 26, 2021
Thursday evenings and alternate Saturdays 

Your Instructors:

Jee Moon, lead
Laurie Brockhaus, lead
Jackie Kinealy, assistant
Stacy Broussard, assistant

Tuition

$2600 if paid in full.
Payment plan: $2700
($200 deposit due at time of enrollment and 5 payments of $500)

A limited number of partial-tuition scholarships are available for individuals identifying as BIPOC or LGBTQ, as well as individuals with financial need. To apply, please complete both the YTT program application and scholarship application by December 1, 2020.

Questions?
Email program advisor Laurie Brockhaus at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 314-421-9642.

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Introducing UB’s re-designed 200-hour Vinyasa-Yin Yoga Teacher Training, beginning January 2021! This in-depth program, which focuses on the complementary styles of Vinyasa and Yin yoga, is for yoga students who want to deepen their personal practice, discover the realms of yoga beyond physical aspects, and develop the skills and confidence to lead others.

This program has been thoughtfully planned to include both self-paced online learning components and live sessions that will be held in-person or via a virtual meeting platform, depending on community safety recommendations at the time.

Graduates leave this program with a deeper understanding of Vinyasa and Yin yoga, and an ability to teach both styles of yoga, on their own or weaved together. You'll study physical anatomy, as well as anatomy of the subtle body (energy) for an understanding of how to sequence active flows and held postures that target the deeper layers of the body, and you’ll learn to effectively and creatively sequence beginning through advanced practices and to teach in a trauma-sensitive way.  You’ll also explore yoga history, philosophy, and yoga as service. You’ll develop your own personal style of safe and effective teaching, through personal attention and support from experienced and compassionate lead teachers. You will be challenged — physically, mentally, and spiritually — in a collaborative and fun learning environment and will walk away with a deeper understanding of yourself and the inspiration and skills to meaningfully integrate yoga into your life and your work.

Topics you will explore:

Techniques, Training, Practice, and Anatomy:

 

-Asana (posture) lab
-Pranayama (breathwork)
-Meditation and the Chakras
-Functional Anatomy
-Subtle Body Anatomy

 

Yoga Humanities:

 

-Study of Yogic Texts: Yoga Sutra and Bhagavad Gita
-History of Yoga and Modern Yoga
-Honoring the Tradition of Yoga
-Ethics in Yoga
-Yoga in Action (yoga as a tool for social justice advocacy)

 

 

Teaching Methodology and Professional Development:

 

-Creative and Effective Sequencing
-Art of Observation and Language in Yoga
-Trauma-Sensitive Teaching
-Working with Common Health Issues and Injuries
-Teaching Beginner through Advanced Vinyasa and Yin Classes
-Practice Teaching

 

 

Schedule Details

Thursdays, 6-9pm: 
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
Apr 8, 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27
June 3, 10, 17, 24

Saturdays, 1:30-7:30pm: 
Jan 9, 23
Feb 13, 27
Mar 13, 27
Apr 10, 24
May 8, 22
Jun 12, 26
 
Choose 3 out of 6 Sundays, 1-3pm: 
Jan 24  Intro to Restorative Yoga with Jackie Kinealy
Feb 28  Prenatal Yoga Modifications with Stacy Broussard
Mar 28  Intro to Yoga Nidra with Jee Moon
Apr 25   TBD 
May 23   Yoga for Emotional Wellness with Laurie Brockhaus
Jun 27  TBD 
 
You will also participate in an additional 10 hours (2 hours each month, Feb-Jun) of supervised practice teaching time, scheduled in small groups at a time you select.

"sculpt your body, calm your mind and touch your soul."

Contact Us

  • Grove:
    314-421-9642
  • Maplewood:
    314-309-3749
  • E-Mail:
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