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The 200-Hour program features three courses that offer skills and training in Anatomy & Alignment, Vinyasa, Sequencing & Subtle Body, and Teaching Techniques, Building a Business & Being a Professional.
MODULE 1 - Anatomy & Alignment: presented through an exclusively yogic lens. You learn key muscle, bone, joint and connective structures along with terms of movement and alignment principles that foster both understanding and the safe application of asana for a wide range of considerations and abilities.
MODULE 2 - Vinyasa, Sequencing & Subtle Body: containing the essentials of how to safely sequence a vinyasa class, and takes this knowledge further by giving you the insights necessary to sequence in accord with the more esoteric and energetic principles that fuel yoga’s transformational power. Through learning the subtle anatomy (including in-depth work with the chakras and koshas) you gain an experiential understanding of the deeper layers of the body that fundamentally shift how you harness the power of asana practice.
MODULE 3 - Teaching Techniques, Building a Business & Being a Professional: learn the tips, tools, technique and strategies you need to develop and hone your skills as an exceptional yoga instructor. Through refining your cues, to developing a well-rounded class to utilizing the power of the web and increasing your business acumen, this module provides everything you need to embark on a successful teaching career, not to mention leading stellar classes that students never forget.
Often referred to as the "Yoga Doctor," Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D., helps yoga teachers embody their knowledge, up-level their skills and create more impact in the world. She gives you clear pathways to earning a living with your spiritual practice and help others with your gift.
On this principle she founded The Kaivalya Yoga Method®, a fresh take on yoga emphasizing the individual path while honoring tradition. Teaching students since 2001 and teachers since 2003, Alanna has written and developed teacher trainings worldwide for top studios and independently. In 2015, she debuted a comprehensive 500hr-online teacher training.
She holds a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, has authored numerous articles and three books: Myths of the Asanas, an accessible practitioner’s guide to stories behind beloved poses; Sacred Sound, a yoga “hymnal,” illustrating the role of chant and mantra in modern practice. Her third book, Yoga Beyond the Mat, is a guidebook showing practitioners how to make yoga their spiritual practice.
She lives in New York City with Roxy the Wonderdog. Visit her website at: alannak.com.