Apr
6
to May 5

PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING SPRING 2019 in San Francisco

Join Sarah Walsh from Drishti Yoga Teacher Training in collaboration with The Pad Studios for a Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Spring  2019 in San Francisco.

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Curious about how to better assist your prenatal students in class? Interested in creating a space for expecting mothers in your own dedicated Prenatal Yoga class? Perhaps you are pregnant yourself and are looking to deepen your practice during this exciting journey? In this four weekend intensive we will learn how to adapt the practice to better suit expecting mothers in all stages of their pregnancy. Learn how empower these mothers-to-be through breath work, movement, labor & delivery techniques and by cultivating a supportive community.

Sarah Walsh has been training teachers since 2011 and guiding pregnant women for over a decade. Sarah is both a Doula and a Mother and passionate about supporting women through this transition. With a full heart and years of experience, Sarah will guide you to be a leader in the same space.

Topics we will explore:

  • The benefits of Prenatal Yoga ~ on the physical, mental & emotional level

  • Trimesters ~ a breakdown of each stage including the 4th trimester

  • Contraindications ~ how to navigate and offer support to common discomforts during pregnancy

  • Sequencing ~ adapting and modifying a flow and sun salutations for the prenatal body

  • Asana ~ poses to avoid, adapt and utilize during pregnancy

  • Anatomy ~ the changes in the pregnant body with a focus on the pelvic floor

  • Application ~ using the tools of Yoga for childbirth and motherhood

  • Subtle Body ~ mantra, pranayama & meditation tools for pregnancy, labor & motherhood

  • Postnatal Yoga ~ adapting the practice so that it is appropriate for the postpartum body

  • Business of Prenatal Yoga ~ marketing classes, workshops and private sessions

  • Resources ~ tips for building partnerships with doulas, midwives and OBGYNs

  • Teaching ~ fine tune your language & thematic teaching skills through practice

This 85 hour Teacher Training is Yoga Alliance Approved!

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Info Sessions: 

Learn more, ask questions, and meet Sarah at one of our upcoming information sessions on Sunday’s from 12:00pm – 12:30pm at 

The Pad Studios 1694 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
415.929.1690.

December 16th

January 20th

February 17th 

March 10th

Sign up and fill out the application here.

Teacher Training Dates:

April 6th & 7th 2019

April 13th & 14th 2019

April 27th & 28th 2019

May 4th & 5th 2019

*One Thursday evening we will be including a special workshop for 3 hours. Date TBD.

Cost:

$300 deposit, due upon application, and to be deducted from final payment. Final payments kindly requested by check.

Option 1: $1600 Early Bird | $ to be paid in full by February 1st , 2019

Option 2: $1800 to be paid in full between February 1st and March 30th, 2019

Option 3: Two Payments | $900 to be paid upon application and $900 to be paid on or before March 30, 2019

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Required Reading:

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin & Ina May’s Guide to Child Birth by Ina May Gaskin

Recommended Reading:

Yoga Sadhana for Mothers by Sharnila Desai & Anna Wise
Breast Feeding Made Simple by Nancu Mohbracher & Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
The Mommy Plan by Valerie Ly

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Napa Valley, CA
Aug
26
to Sep 2

Napa Valley, CA

In this 50 Hr. Advanced Module you will learn how to teach Yin & Restorative Yoga plus enjoy mornings of dynamic Ashtanga or Vinyasa classes, practice meditation in addition to afternoons complete with Yin, Restorative and Yoga Nidra practice.

The ranch is is situated in the magnificent Mayacamas Mountains and close to Calistoga just north of the Valley Floor. Calistoga known for it’s wines, hot springs, beautiful mountains scenery and overall relaxing vibe. Unwind with Yoga classes and immerse yourself in nature while continuing your education and personal development.

Mayacamas Ranch boasts two Yoga studios, a saltwater pool, a jacuzzi and a farm to table organic garden. There is an expansive lawn to roll around in, sit quietly and study, meditate in peace or relax in the hammock. The grounds also have access to hiking trails that range from easy to intermediate and wind through chaparral, fragrant bay and Madrone forests.

There is limited space for this intimate escape at Mayacamas Ranch. 

The Details

Teachers on this training are Carri Uranga & Sarah Walsh.  

Arrive Friday, Aug 26, 2016
Depart Friday September 2, 2016 by 11am with brunch included
7 nights, 6 full days of training

Cost:
Early Bird – save $200 if signed up by May 26, 2016!
Early Bird $1750 – after May 26, $1950 – shared bunk room – only 4 spots available
Early Bird $2200 – after May 26, $2400 – shared double with shared bathroom
Early Bird $2500 – after May 26, $2700 – shared double with private bathroom

Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation August 26 – Sept 2, 2016
  • Healthy, delicious vegetarian meals fresh from the organic garden
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, coffee & tea available
  • Yoga Classes
  • Morning Meditation
  • Course Tuition
  • Training Manuals
  • Certification

Does not include:

  • Flight
  • Transportation to the Ranch
  • Taxis to nearby towns
  • Additional food or drinks requested from kitchen
  • Gratuities for kitchen & cleaning staff

For more information click here or book your 50 hr. Advanced Module online and reserve your spot with a $500 deposit which is applicable to the overall price of the course.

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Greece
Jul
17
to Aug 10

Greece

Join Drishti International Yoga Teacher Training in Greece in Summer 2016, on the stunning island of Santorini. This will be our 3rd year in a row and we know this Yoga Retreat will be nothing short of amazing!

The private resort is located 3 km from the historical village of Oia and just 300 meters from the beach, overlooking the sparkling Aegean Sea. It boasts a unique outdoor Yoga dome, a luxurious pool and is situated in perfect harmony with the local landscape among vineyards and gardens. Imagine waking up to sunrise and unrolling your mat with the surrounding hills and quintessential blue and white Greek church as the backdrop to your practice! Afterwards, a healthy, delicious, vegetarian breakfast awaits you by the glittering pool where, at lunch you’ll have plenty of time to relax, study and swim. As the fiery sunset caps off each day, rest assured there’s always tomorrow to enjoy it all over again! On your days off find a fun Greek activityto partake in or experience one of the many festivals in Greece!

One of the reasons we chose to do a Yoga Teacher Training in Greece and specifically Pelagos Hotel Oia is their pride and commitment to excellence regarding the local cuisine. Santorini in general offers agricultural produce of exquisite quality and incomparable taste due to both its unique climate and volcanic soil.  Take a stroll into the vegetable garden, gaze at the gigantic sunflowers and get acquainted with the renowned varieties which grow on the island. Be sure to taste the ripe fruit of the fig trees which surround your apartment suites!

Each of the rooms are creatively designed with a cozy and homey feeling. Study and relax in your living room or out on the patio or terrace

The Greece Details

The Greece yoga teacher training is 23 days with 2 days off.
Arrive July 17th. Training begins on the 18th at 1pm, attendance required.
Check out August 10th, 2016. Training concludes on August 9th with a closing dinner at 7pm, attendance required

The teachers on this training are Sarah WalshCarri Uranga

Cost:

  • Triple Room $4900 USD Book by April 17th for the early bird price of only $4600 USD
  • Shared Room $5290 USD Book by April 17th for the early price of only $4990 USD

Includes:

  • 24 nights accommodation July 17 – August 10, 2016 in delightful apartments with en-suite bathrooms and terraces or patios
  • Healthy, delicious vegetarian meals right from the garden! – including breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Fresh water and herbal teas
  • Course tuition
  • Comprehensive Drishti Yoga International Teacher Training Manual
  • Ashtanga Primary Series practice sheet
  • Wi-fi
  • Drishti Yoga Teacher Training Certificate upon completion of the course

Does not include:

  • Flight to Greece or Santorini
  • Airport Transfer
  • Additional food or drinks can be ordered from kitchen for example: alcoholic beverages, special juice requests
  • Inter-Island Transfers
  • excursions booked through Pelagos Hotel
  • Activities on days off

For more information on this spectacular adventure please contact us, or Book your Greece Yoga Teacher Training online and reserve your spot with a $500 deposit which is applicable to the overall price of the course.
 

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Portugal
Jul
4
to Jul 17

Portugal

We are thrilled to announce a 100 hr Yoga Teacher Training in Portugal Summer 2016!
In this 100 Hr. Advanced Module you will learn how to assist Mamas-to-be during their Pre Natal journey, deepen your asana with mornings of dynamic Ashtanga or Vinyasa classes, learn advanced transitions and postures, practice daily meditation with afternoons completed with Yin, Restorative and Yoga Nidra. This will be a well-rounded and balanced training! The training will give you 100 advanced hours with Level 1 Prenatal Training. 

The training takes place at the beautiful Buddha Retreats – a yoga and surf retreat in Portugal 70km north of Lisbon in the picturesque village of Columbeira. Relax, recharge, slow down from daily life and take care of body and mind. Spacious gardens surround Buddha Retreats in a sustainable environment that is friendly for both nature and animals. The property consists of a main house, several additional buildings, terraces, an indoor and outdoor yoga studio, a swimming pool, a small river, fruit trees, a meditation garden and rural land.

Whether you’re completing your 500 hr. certification, hoping to assist Mamas-to-be during their beautiful transition or simply looking to enhance your personal practice and skills as a teacher, join us in Portugal next Summer for this exciting European adventure!

The Details:

July 4 – July 17
Cost:

  • Double Room $2500 USD Book by April 4th for the early bird price of only $2200 USD

Includes:
13 nights accommodation
All vegetarian meals
Training Manuals
Certification upon completion of the 100 hr. course 

Does Not Include:
Flights
Transfers
Taxis
Gratuities for staff
Additional food or drinks ordered from the kitchen
Activities on day off

Read More about this training retreat in Portugal

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Costa Rica
Apr
1
to Apr 25

Costa Rica

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We had such an amazing time in Costa Rica with our fabulous hosts at El Sabanero these last 2 years we are heading back this April 2016!

Practice in harmony with nature in one of the greenest countries on the planet! Join Drishti at El Sabanero Eco Lodge near the tropical beaches of Tamarindo on the Nicoya Peninsula for 2016 Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica April 1st – April 25th. This is an ALL INCLUSIVE yoga retreat of a life time! Earn your 200 hr. yoga teacher training certification while perched on hillside overlooking the valley with beautiful views from all rooms.

The Details

Class Length & Costs

The teachers on this training are:
Sarah Walsh
Carri Uranga
Dana Slamp

  • The training is 23 days total with 2 days off.
  • $3900 Shared/double occupancy 

Prices Include:

  • 24 nights accommodation April 1st -April 25, 2016 in plush chalets complete with AC, mini fridge and en-suite bathrooms
  • 3 delicious vegetarian meals daily
  • Wi-Fi available in the community areas of the pool and restaurant
  • Use of laundry facilities once a week
  • Course tuition
  • Comprehensive Drishti Yoga Training manual
  • Ashtanga Primary practice sheet
  • Drishti Yoga Teacher Training Certificate upon completion of the course

Does not include:

  • Flights to or within Costa Rica
  • Airport transfers
  • Extra snacks or drinks ordered from the kitchen such as alcoholic beverages or special juices
  • Adventure tours booked through El Sabanero
  • Taxis to surrounding beaches or town

To arrive at your yoga teacher training near Tamarindo, simply fly into Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. From there you will take a taxi straight to the hotel that you can arrange directly through El Sabanero. Please contact them in advance to book your ride after you have made your flight arrangements.  

Read More about your Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica

For more information on this spectacular adventure please contact us, or Book your Costa Rica Yoga Teacher Training online to pay your $500 deposit.

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