Aqua Yoga Teacher Training

$395.00

Floating Yogi (TM) Water Yoga Teacher Training is ideal for anyone with a desire to learn about Aqua Yoga. No prior experience necessary.

Yoga in water is a fun and effective practice that adapts traditional Yoga postures to an aquatic environment. Practicing in water causes less stress on the joints of the body and boosts confidence by allowing students to experience postures they may be unable to achieve on land. Additionally, those looking for an increased challenge, water resistance resistance creates builds strength.  Some may also enjoy the experience of being in water, which can be comforting and nurturing, which nurtures relaxation and prepares our minds for a deeper meditative experience. For example, the final Savasana (corpse pose) and breathing in Mountain Pose are extremely nurturing in the tranquility of the water.

In this weekend program, you must be prepared to be in and out of water, be able to assist others physically, and be comfortable working with populations that may require significant adaptation to any class plan .

Description

 

Time: This workshop runs over three days, with two online comprehensive webinars. Start time: Friday 6pm-9pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-4pm (with 10 hours homework materials)

Topics include:

  • Brief introduction to Water safety protocol
  • Accessibility standards and resource referral
  • 30 hr Floating Yogi  Level 1 Teacher Certification
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics: an overview
  • Benefits, Cautions and Contraindications of specific practices and conditions

 

*It is strongly recommended that you have First Aid training prior to attending the course. Proof of completion is required to receive certification.

*Recommended level of Swimming level is Master Swimmer or Bronze Medallion. Red Cross Water Safety instructor or PADI Rescue Diver recommended but not required.

 

About your instructor:

Chantel Ehler, RMT, E-RYT 500 has taught group and private water classes in different settings as a part of her professional offerings since 2007. She received her Bronze Medallion in her teen years, and is PADI Rescue Diver certified.