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Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver

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WE-NEED-STUDENT-VOLUNTEERS!!

FREEE 40 MINUTE CLASS FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS!

AUGUST 19-20, 2017

IYCD is proud to be hosting the 2017 Iyengar Introductory Level 1 and 2 Teacher Assessment.  Teachers from all over the country will be coming to Denver in hopes of passing their first level of assessment.  Help us welcome them to IYCD and help them demonstrate their teaching skills by acting as a guest student volunteer.

 

Sign up for a FREE 40 minute class that serves to assess the teaching ability of Iyengar Teachers-in-training.  You may register for more than one but no more than two in a row.  You may also register for classes on both Saturday and Sunday.

 

To Qualify:

*Minimum of 1 year of Iyengar yoga experience

*No injuries or physical restrictions that would prevent them from doing any of the poses on the syllabus including head stand and shoulderstand (even if they know how to modify for condition)

*No pregnant or menstruating women.

 

We need students at the following times:

Saturday: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

Sunday: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm

 

If you are interested please inquire and register at the front desk.  For any questions please email, call us or stop by the desk to speak to someone.

Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver offers:

  • Traditional hatha yoga taught in the Iyengar tradition, thanks to the guiding light of BKS Iyengar
  • Ways to use yoga to relieve physical ailments and stress
  • Well trained instructors committed to providing a positive yoga experience, with well honed observation and correction skills to help create an optimal pose, including the use of props to assist learning and advance accurate alignment
  • No Glitz, No Glamor,  It's all about the yoga!!

 

 

8:00am - 10:00am Level 1
For continuing beginning students. Provides the foundation for the study of Iyengar Yoga.
Gary Reitze
Gary Reitze began practicing Iyengar Yoga in 1986 to rehabilitate from a number of injuries including five shoulder surgeries. Soon he became fascinated with and dedicated to the spiritual path of Yoga and wanted to share his passion with others. He began teaching in 1990 and has taught regularly since. Gary has studied with BKS Iyengar in India on three occasions, and continues his study with senior teachers. He has taken over 600 hours of teacher training, is a master teacher with over 10,000 hours of teaching experience, possesses extensive knowledge of therapeutics, and is an intermediate certified teacher.

Gary’s style of teaching is precise and detailed, incorporating a passion for the physical postures and helping his students reduce pain so they can engage in the activities they love. He is devoted to the spiritual path of yoga and also studies Ayurveda, the ancient system of medicine from India. Gary has a love of nature, climbs peaks in the summer and skis in the winter.

9:00am - 9:40am Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
9:30am - 11:00am Level 3
Intermediate poses introduced to complement the firm foundation created through the understanding of the basic poses. Minimum 2 years of Iyengar yoga practice recommended.
Dana Hanizeski
10:00am - 10:40am Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
10:15am - 11:45am Level 2
Consolidation of the basic poses with increased study of the beginning inversions.
Donita Reitze
Donita Reitze began practicing Iyengar Yoga in 1986 because of arthritis in her thoracic spine. With continued practice her spine became more mobile, and she has grown 1 inches due to good posture. She began teaching in 1992 and is an intermediate level certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. She teaches with enthusiasm, joy and the passion to help others get as much out of Yoga as they can, so the students can take responsibility for taking care of themselves. Donita continues to study with senior teachers in this country as well as the Iyengars in India. She also has a love of the mountains and enjoys skiing and hiking.
11:00am - 11:40am Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
12:00pm - 12:40pm Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
2:00pm - 2:40pm Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
3:00pm - 3:40pm Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
4:00pm - 4:40pm Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate
5:00pm - 5:40pm Teaching Skills Intro 1&2 CIYT Assessment
Iyengar Teacher Training Introductory 1&2 Certification Assessment. Help by being part of the process to create and certify new teachers in this FREE 40 minute demonstration of teaching skills by teachers-in-training.  Student Volunteers are needed to fill the classroom in a practicum format.  Inquire at the front desk.  FOR QUALIFIED STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.  Not for people with injuries or those who are menstruating or pregnant.  One year minimum Iyengar yoga experience required.
Assessment Candidate

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"This art can be practiced by young or old, weak or strong, firm or infirm, irrespective of gender and under any climatic conditions. However, the practice must be done according to the requirements of the individual, the circumstances and temperament."
-- BKS Iyengar