The 300-Hour program features three courses that offer skills and training on the following topics. The 300-Hour program may be purchased as individual course units (enrollment buttons for individual courses below). This program includes Modules 4-7. Upon completion, you will receive your 300-hour certification and will be eligble to register with Yoga Alliance.
MODULE 4 - The Art of Adjustments: Learn the essential skills of connecting with students through hands-on adjustments. Whether it be to deepen a posture, modify it for a beginner or address a specific issue, injury or concern, you learn what is required to deliver adjustments that allow you to profoundly connect with students on a variety of levels.
MODULE 5 - Philosophy, History & Theming: Offers the skills and lexicon needed in order to convey complicated yoga philosophy with ease and finesse to a modern-day audience. Understand how the history of yoga has developed and how we move it forward by honoring the timeless tradition today. Through your study of essential yoga texts, you learn what it takes to embody the core philosophy of yoga and become a yogi living in the modern world, as well as how to give compelling dharma talks. This module also gives you the skills necessary to build your classes around a theme in order to educate the body, mind and spirit of the students who come to your classes.
MODULE 6 - Meditation, Myths & Mantras: Unlock the power of sacred sound and the profound practice of meditation. This module not only teaches you how to develop your own meditation practice, but also how to teach a variety of meditations to others. You learn the significance of Sanskrit, mantra and chanting while going through their corresponding myth and meaning. Included in this module are both of Alanna’s books: Sacred Sound: Discovering the Myth and Meaning Behind Mantra and Kirtan, and Myths of the Asanas: Stories at the Heart of the Yoga Tradition.
MODULE 7 - Final Teaching Culmination: Gain access to this module upon successful completion of all other modules in The Kaivalya Yoga Method® Teacher Training. This final module gives you the opportunity to test your comprehensive knowledge of all the topics covered in the program, and also asks you to upload a video of you teaching a full 60 minute class in The Kaivalya Yoga Method®. Upon successful completion of this course, you are officially a certified Kaivalya Yoga Method® Instructor.
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.