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Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver

Transformative yoga for the whole person

teacher training

Blue Spruce Yoga & Iyengar Yoga Center Denver present

the 15th Annual

THE ART of TEACHING YOGA in the IYENGAR TRADITION 2014

Recommended by the Iyengar Yoga national Association of the US, this program is intended for current and aspiring Iyengar yoga teachers, and for serious students seeking to deepen and progress in their practice.

DOWNLOAD The Art of Teaching Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition 2014 BROCHURE

Each weekend includes asana and pranayama practice, yoga philosophy and sutra study, and the teaching format and principles of B.K.S. Iyengar: Demonstration, Instruction, Observation, and Correction. We will also cover concepts of sequencing, linking, timing, class organization, adjustments, use of props, modifications for everyday problems, and Sanskrit studies. Preparation for assessment in the Iyengar method is also a focus of each weekend.

JANUARY 10-12, 2014

FEBRUARY 7-9, 2014

MARCH 7-9, 2014

APRIL 4-6, 2014

APRIL 25-27, 2014

MAY 16-18, 2014

Schedule and Locations Each Weekend: Friday and Saturday sessions are held at Blue Spruce Yoga at Lakewood United Church of Christ, 100 Carr Street, Lakewood, CO. Sunday sessions are held at IYCD, 770 S. Broadway, Denver, CO.

Friday Nights
5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.  Practice and Peer Teaching

Saturday Session 1
8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  Practice, Teaching Skills and Peer Teaching. There will be a short break between the practice and Teaching skills with juice, fruit and nuts provided by Blue Spruce Yoga.

Saturday Session 2
2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.  Restoratives, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Pranayama.

Sunday Session 1
8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Modifications for Everyday Problems or Special Topics.

Sunday Session 2
12:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.  Anatomy and Asana or Special Topics.

Sunday Special Topics:

  • Sunday January 12 
    • 8:30 - 11:30 A.M. The Art of Observation and Correction, Part I, The Average Student.
    • 12:30 -3:00 P.M. Essential Anatomy for Yoga Teachers.
  • Sunday February 9
    • 8:30 - 11:30 A.M. Women's Yoga: Part 1, Modifications for Menstruation and Menopause.
    • 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. Women's Yoga: Part 2, Modifications for Pregnancy and Postnatal.
  • Sunday March 9
    • 8:30 - 11:30 A.M. Yoga Modifications for theKnees and Hips.
    • 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. Anatomy of the knees and Hips.
  • Sunday April 6
    • 8:30 -11:30 A.M. How and Why to Practice and Teach the Inverted Postures.
    • 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. Sanskrit and the Sutras.
  • Sunday, April 27
    • 8:30 - 11:30 A.M. Yoga Modifications for the Neckand Shoulders.
    • 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. Anatomy of the Neck and Shoulders.
  • Sunday May 18
    • 8:30 - 11:30 A.M. The Art of Observation and Correction, Part II:The Stiffer Student.
    • 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. Yoga and Ayurveda for Health and Immunity.

Requirements: 2 years Iyengar experience. Participation in a weekly Iyengar yoga class with an instructor of your choice, and assisting in an Iyengar class, if available in your area.

Cost: Entire program if paid in full by January 6, 2014: $1295. 
After January 6 the cost for the program increases to $1500. 
Individual Weekends: $275.00 for 15.5 hours of class time.
Individual Sessions: $18 per hour and permission of instructors.

Ongoing Teacher's Class at IYCD Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm and Tuesdays 9:45-11:15am.

Blue Spruce Yoga is also offering a Teacher Training Intensive from June 4 -7, 2014, designed for those going up for assessment in 2014 or 2015.

Iyengar Yoga Centers of Boulder and Denver proudly present Asana & Therapeutic Teachers Intensive Course with STEPHANIE QUIRK in Colorado, 2012-2015

Session 1: "Annamaya Kosha, Appendicular Skeleton"
September 15-18-2012 @ Iyengar Yoga Center Boulder

Session 2:  Annamaya Kosha, Axial Skeleton” 
October 9-13, 2013
@ Iyengar Yoga Center Denver

Sessions 1 and 2 have been illustrative, illuminating and exhilarating.  We look forward to upcoming and ongoing study with Stephanie.

Session 3:
Pranamaya Kosha, Manomaya Kosha Physiological/Vital Body/Internal Organs - Upper
April 17-20, 2014
@ Iyengar Yoga Center Boulder

Session 4:  
Pranamaya Kosha, Manomaya Kosha Physiological/Vital Body /Internal Organs - Lower
October 9-12, 2014
@ Iyengar Yoga Center Denver

Session 5:
Vijnanamaya and Anandamaya Kosha, Nervous System/Mental Health    
April 2-5, 2015 @ Iyengar Yoga Center Boulder

Session 6:  
Vijnanamaya and Anandamaya Kosha, Perception and Senses
September 17-20, 2015 @ Iyengar Yoga Center Denver