YOGAPEDIA: Chaturanga Dandasana

November 30th, 2017 by

Natasha shares her instructions to achieve this foundational pose.

Read: 7 Steps To MasterChaturanga Dandasana

300 Hour Teacher Training

2018 Twelve weekend intensives
(Friday 7:30-9:30pm, Sat & Sun 1:30-7:30pm):

Jan 26-28 • Feb 23-25 • March 30-Apr 1
Apr 27-29 • May 11-13 • June 29-Jul 1
July 27-29 • Aug 24-26 • Sept 28-30
Oct 26-28 • Nov 9-11 • Dec 7-9

TWELVE PROFESSIONAL WEEKEND IMMERSIONS: Watch your teaching evolve as America’s finest teachers steep you in the in-depth study of alignment and anatomy, sequencing and structure, history and philosophy, subtle body and pranayama, the art of delivery and creativity, and the business of building a professional teaching career.

MINI-TRAININGS & SPECIALIZATIONS: Leave ready to teach themed and specialty classes or offer captivating workshops. The training includes ten mini-trainings: Therapeutic Yoga, Pre/postnatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Ayurveda, Kids & Teens, Inversion Expertise, as well as Ashtanga, Iyengar and yoga traditions from around the world.

TEACHING IN LIVE CLASSROOMS & THE WIDER COMMUNITY: A highlight of the Professional Program is the individualized and detailed feedback provided by senior teachers Natasha Rizopoulos and Director Justine Cohen in small group and live classroom settings. Further experience comes through the Karma Yoga unit which places trainees in different teaching environments in the wider community and has proven to be one of the most beloved modules of the training.

Cost: $3600 Early Bird by November 1st/ $3800 thereafter or with payment plan

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*Tuition includes all materials and trainings. A minimum of 30 classes over the course of the year with Down Under faculty is also required. Teacher Training students have access to Down Under’s student rates for the duration of the training. A completed application and $500 deposit are required to secure space in the training. The remaining balance of $3,100 is due November 1, 2017. After November 1st or with payment plan the balance increases to $3,300. Deposits and fees are non-refundable. Late payment of payment plans attract additional fees.

200 Hour Teacher Training

2017-2018 Eleven weekend intensives
(Friday 7:30-9:30pm, Sat & Sun 1:30-8:00pm):

Sept 15-17 • Oct 6-8 • Oct 20-22
Nov 3-5 • Nov 17-19 • Dec 1-3
Dec 15-17 • Jan 5-7 • Jan 19-21
Feb 2-4 

Cost also includes attendance at an Art Of Assisting weekend workshop.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Down Under School of Yoga is a foundational program, purpose-built for aspiring teachers and serious students who wish to take their understanding of yoga to a new level. This is your opportunity to join a vibrant community and embark on a journey that will transform your skill set, confidence and perspective.

DISCOVER the proper alignment and architecture of all major poses.
APPLY principles of anatomy, the key actions of bones, muscles and joints.
SEQUENCE an inspiring and intelligent yoga class.
FIND your voice as you analyze and practice cueing.
ASSESS injuries, modify for multiple levels and practice hands-on adjustments.
DEMYSTIFY ancient texts, the subtle body and learn to articulate yoga philosophy.
COMMUNICATE effectively and manage your classroom.
NAVIGATE the business of yoga to begin a successful career.
EXAMINE different lineages and explore Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga.

Tuition:$3,000 (inclusive of all materials) if paid in full by July 1st, or $3,200 with a payment plan.
A completed application and $600 deposit are required to secure space in the training.

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