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Johns Creek, GA 30097

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©2020 BY GREY OWL MIND-BODY STUDIO. 

Yoga TEaCHER TRAINING

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

– Carl Jung

Is 2020 YOUR year?... For self-exploration, consciousness expansion, personal growth, and deepening your knowledge of the transformative power of yoga?

 

We would love to have you join our Grey Owl 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) experience this Spring and embark on a journey with us to awaken and nurture your mind, body and spirit.

 

We kickoff our journey with an offsite weekend immersion at the beautiful and peaceful Elohee Retreat center in the mountains of northeast Georgia. Following this immersion weekend, we’ll meet at our Grey Owl Mind-Body Studio in Johns Creek for seven weekend sessions over the course of four months.

 

During this program you’ll learn about:

  • Yoga historical context, philosophy and principles as well as teachings from major texts such as the Yoga Sutras;

  • Our YTT Foundational Flow - an alignment based, intelligently sequenced, safe, sustainable and well-rounded hatha yoga flow;

  • In-depth asana (poses) analysis, pranayama (breathwork) and meditation techniques;

  • Physiology, anatomy and biomechanics of yoga;

  • How to teach effectively, safely and in an authentic manner that engages and transforms students including employing appropriate verbal, visual and hands-on assisting;

  • Adjusting the YTT Foundational Flow to meet the specific needs of students;

  • How to create a variety of class styles: such as vinyasa flow, slow flow, gentle, power flow, etc.;

  • Designing sequences and theming to strengthen the mind-body connection and incorporate yogic philosophy;

  • Tools for enabling a positive class experience for your future students;

  • Yin Yoga format principles;

  • Harmonizing the subtle body through the chakra system.

Characteristics of our Grey Owl YTT Program

  • Diverse and Introspective: Our approach to learning will be fun, interactive and experiential. We are pleased to have a diverse set of teachers as part of our YTT faculty excited to share their expertise and knowledge. In addition to classroom time, you are encouraged to attend 3 classes a week at the studio (included in your tuition) to practice and gain exposure to a variety of teaching styles and formats. We encourage you to think, feel and develop a personal understanding of yoga as we review, discuss and apply the teachings of the program.

  • Community Support: You will meet and bond with fellow classmates throughout this journey and create lasting connections with people that will continue to support and reinforce your personal growth.

  • Transformation On and Off the Mat: Infuse yogic philosophy and mindfulness practices into your everyday life for a more purpose-filled and present experience with yourself and others. You'll be encouraged to use the tools of your Yoga Teacher Training to understand yourself on a deeper level and become the best version of YOU.

  • Safety and Healthy Living in All Stages of Life: We have a strong focus on anatomy and biomechanics to ensure safe and sustainable movement that supports your body through your life and the life of your future students. 

  • A Connection to Nature: We believe in the therapeutic benefits of nature and we will spend time outdoors together and encourage you to practice asana, pranayama and meditation outside on your own

Still have questions?

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Learning Objectives

  • Apply yoga philosophy and principles on and off the mat to improve our communities and our world.

  • Emulate the Yoga Alliance ethical commitment pertaining to teacher code of conduct and improving equity in yoga.

  • Design, teach and cue safe, effective alignment-based classes that improve the health and wellbeing of others.

  • Understand and integrate the power of pranayama and meditation into asana practices as well as stand alone practices.

  • Develop and maintain a personal consistent practice of asana, pranayama, meditation and mindfulness.

Prerequisites

  • It is suggested but not required to have been practicing yoga regularly and taking classes with a Certified Yoga Teacher for at least six months before beginning this training.

  • You must be 18 years or older to participate.

YTT Participant Commitment

  • In order to comply with Yoga Alliance 200 hour registration requirements, you will need to complete 180 hours of classroom time and 20 hours may be spent independently reading, studying, observing, etc. You will be expected to make up any missed sessions both in material covered and practice time in order to meet the minimum requirement to graduate.

  • Be on time, respectful and courteous of your fellow participants and YTT faculty.

  • Take at least 3 classes at the studio each week. Home yoga and meditation practice is also strongly encouraged.

  • Purchase books from reading list.

  • Complete pre-reading and assigned homework prior to class.

Dates/Times

Dates

Spring 2020:

  • Weekend 1 (Immersion Retreat @ Elohee): February 28th, 29th, and March 1st

  • Weekend 2 (@ Grey Owl): March 13th, 14th and 15th

  • Weekend 3 (@ Grey Owl): March 27th, 28th and 29th

  • Weekend 4 (@ Grey Owl): April 17th, 18th and 19th

  • Weekend 5 (@ Grey Owl): May 1st, 2nd and 3rd

  • Weekend 6 (@ Grey Owl): May 15th, 16th, 17th

  • Weekend 7 (@ Grey Owl): June 5th, 6th and 7th

  • Weekend 8 (@Grey Owl): June 26th, 27th and 28th

Times

Weekend 1 Immersion

Fri: 3 PM Arrival/Check In

Sun: 2:30 PM Departure

 

All Other Weekends:

Fri: 5 PM - 9 PM

Sat: 8 AM - 7 PM

Sun: 8 AM - 6 PM

Tuition & Payment Information

Tuition: $2980

Deposit: $500 to reserve your spot. 50% of deposit will be applied to administration fee and is not refundable.

Payment plans available.

If you would like to pay by cash or check, please contact the studio.

What's Included

  • Immersion weekend to the beautiful Elohee Retreat Center (lodging and meals included)

  • Unlimited mat yoga and meditation class membership to Grey Owl during the course of the YTT program

  • Comprehensive YTT student workbook

  • Mentoring time with Lead Teacher and Program Director

What's Not Included

  • Tuition does not include accommodations, food, travel expenses or transportation. Accommodations and meals are covered for the immersion weekend at Elohee, you are responsible for transportation and any other incidentals.

    • If you are attending from out of town, we are happy to suggest local accommodation options and areas.

  • Upon acceptance to the program, you will receive the reading list. You are responsible for purchasing these books which may be purchased on Amazon, please budget between $140 - $160 for books.

100 Hour In-depth Yoga Studies Pilot Program

For those not interested in becoming a yoga teacher but would like to deepen their understanding and relationship with yoga, we are offering a pilot 100 Hour In-depth Yoga Studies Program. Please contact the studio to learn more.

Cancellation, Refund and Withdrawl Policy

Cancellations

We require a minimum of 6 participants to run our Yoga Teacher Training Program. Grey Owl Mind-Body Studio reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. If this occurs, a full refund will be issued.

If participant cancels at least 7 days prior to the start of training, deposit and any payments will be refunded minus a $250 administration fee. Cancellation notices (via email or phone calls) received within 7 days of the start of a training session will result in forfeiture of your entire $500 deposit, any remaining balance will be refunded.

Withdrawls

Withdrawal from active trainings will require written notice from trainee and will result in the loss of all fees with refunds to be evaluated based on immersion costs and days of training attended.

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Our YTT Faculty

Lead Teacher

E-RYT 200 and Certified Health Coach

Program Director

Studio Owner, RYT 200, PMP

Subtle Body Module Teacher

RYT 200, Reiki Master and Wellness Coach

Meditation Module Teacher

RYT 200, Certified Meditation Teacher and Reiki Master

Theming Module Teacher

E-RYT 200

Yin Module Teacher

E-RYT 200, Y12SR Certified

Anatomy, Biomechanics & Physiology Module Teacher

Grey Owl is proud to be a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance®.