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Yoga For Autism Teacher Training 2017
March 28, 2017 – April 2, 2017
Greetings of Peace from Yogaville!
Thank you for your interest in our Yoga for Autism Teacher Training – Level 2. For more than forty years, students from all over the world have come to participate in our residential training programs. This letter contains the program’s curriculum and daily schedule, as well as information about accommodations and an application form.
If you have any questions or need more information after reading this material, feel free to contact us.
In this training, you’ll learn advanced mindfulness and stress management tools to help support families and individuals with autism.
This course is also designed for parents of individuals with special needs who seek a mindful approach to creating balance and harmony in the family environment. You will gain tools and techniques that will encourage wellness and healing for the entire family environment. The goal of this training is to improve the quality of home life for all individuals.
WHAT MAKES INTEGRAL YOGA ® UNIQUE?
Integral Yoga is a complete science that cultivates and maintains the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health of the individual. The non-competitive approach and meditative exploration of the Integral Yoga practices create an indrawn awareness that allows each student to reconnect with deeper and more subtle aspects of being.
Our comprehensive certification programs provide a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, an appreciation for nurturing a personal practice, and the skills to become a knowledgeable and professional Yoga teacher. The Integral Yoga training process fosters the teacher’s sensitivities to help them create a safe environment for their students that allows them to realize their potential, enhance self-respect, and learn to be of greater service to others.
WHY A RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM?
The most effective teaching comes from direct experience. Our residential programs are designed to offer you the experience of living the teachings of Yoga and to present the necessary tools that will enable you to pass these great teachings on to others. During your stay, you will immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle and transform your body, mind and spirit. Our residential programs offer a supportive and nurturing environment for practice and study away from the distractions of everyday life.
The program begins on March 28, 2017, starting with registration at 4 pm and ends after Hatha class at 9 am on April 2, 2017.
The daily schedule is very full; it is designed to help you fully realize the benefits of the Yoga practices and to offer you the optimum environment in which to study and learn. Each day begins with meditation at 6:00am, followed by a Hatha Yoga class. During the day, you will have training courses, workshops, practice sessions, a noon meditation at the beautiful LOTUS Temple and some free time. This schedule covers six days and five nights a week. You are expected to stay at the Ashram for the entire time to successfully complete the program.
The curriculum includes the following:
Sharanya Sharon Manner, E-RYT 500, is the creator and founder of Samadhi Sun Yoga School which is a Yoga Alliance approved yoga school specializing in 200 and 500-Hour yoga teacher trainings as well as a 100-hour Yoga for Autism Teacher Training. Sharon and her team have successfully guided countless trainees towards becoming compassionate and knowledgeable yoga teachers. Her teachers include Sri Swami Satchidananda, John Margabandhu Martarano, Swami Ramananda, Swami Brahmananda Sivananda, Swami Ashokananda, Mukunda Stiles, Nischala Joy Devi, Guru Darham, Gurmukhi of Kundalini Yoga, Dr. Rachel Hott of NLP Center of New York and many more.
Margabandhu Martarano, E-RYT 500, has served as Director of the New Jersey Integral Yoga Institute for 47 years. Margabandhu is a Senior Certified Integral Yoga Instructor, proficient in all aspect of Yoga. He has a BA in Education and is a certified Massage Therapist, specializing in Acupressure and Reflexology, and is a Master Herbalist. Margabandhu is also the Director of the Well Being Center in Montclair, NJ, a wholistic center specializing in all aspects of health and healing. He is the co-creator for the Yoga for Autism Teacher Training.
Dr. Marc Rosenbaum has been pursuing his vision of making social and emotional learning an integral part of education since 1992. In addition to his international work, his Self-Mastery programs have been presented to more than 4000 New York City parents, teachers and students. Dr. Rosenbaum holds an advanced degree in Applied Psychology and is the founder and director of Education for Excellence, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families.
Yoga for Autism Teacher Training – Level 1
At the end of the course, graduates receive a diploma certifying them to teach Yoga for Autism. Integral Yoga is a registered school of the Yoga Alliance, a voluntary alliance of organizations and teachers dedicated to uphold the integrity of Yoga, establish voluntary national standards for Yoga teachers, and provide support for the Yoga professional in the United States.
Integral Yoga may award 40 hours towards Yoga Alliance registration with the completion of this course.
Attendance is required for all sessions—from the program orientation on the first day through the coursework on the last day. This includes all morning and afternoon practices of Hatha Yoga and meditation.
You will enjoy three healthy vegetarian meals daily, served buffet style, with a salad bar. The diet includes simple, deliciously prepared fresh vegetables, whole grains, legumes, tofu and some dairy. No meat, fish or eggs are served.
Accommodation choices vary and include dorm, private room with shared bath and private room with private bath. You may also bring your own tent and camp at one of our tent sites. If you choose dorm accommodation, you will board in our modern dormitory, Vivekananda Vihar, conveniently located near classrooms and the meditation and dining halls. Men and women are housed separately. We have rooms that accommodate up to six people. Generally, we are able to arrange accommodations so that the smaller rooms house two or three people and the larger rooms house four or five people. Private rooms are available at an additional price. Please keep in mind that private rooms are limited. If a private room is your accommodation choice, we recommend securing your reservation by applying early, especially during the summer season.
The tuition for this course is Lv. 2: $750.
The prices for our various accommodations are as follows:
Tent site: $315.00
Private room/shared bath: $650.00
Private room/private bath: $760.00
Because of the rigorous daily schedule, we are unable to grant any work scholarships in lieu of payment for the course. Also, we are not able to accommodate children.
The following additional discounts are available:
Senior Citizen 10%
Student Discount 10%
Service members and Veterans 10%
Please note: There is a 20% discount limit per application.
An Early Bird discount of $100 is offered for a full payment by December 24, 2016
If you are employed by an Integral Yoga Institute, please check with your IYI manager for details regarding a discount for this program.
Limited partial scholarships are available for students who can demonstrate financial need. Those wanting aid must submit a scholarship application with the program application. Please contact the Teacher Training Administrator for further details and a scholarship application; Tel: 434-969-3121 ext 153 or email [email protected]
To submit an electronic application, visit the Teacher Training section of www.yogaville.org. Alternatively, you can download, complete, and mail or fax a paper application. Please submit your application, health form, and a $100 non-refundable application fee by 2/26/2017 to:
Teacher Training Administrator
108 Yogaville Way
Buckingham, VA 23921
When your application is received, you may be contacted for additional information. Upon approval, you will receive an acceptance letter, along with more detailed information on what to bring, travel directions, additional accommodation information, ashram lifestyle, etc.
In order for your application to be considered please submit no later than 2/26/2017, with full payment enclosed. After this date please check with Teacher Training Administration for availability before applying.
If you cancel 45 days or more prior to the first day of the training, you will receive a refund less $150. If you cancel between 30 and 45 days prior to the first day, you will receive a refund less $300. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to the start date, you will receive a refund less $500.
You may transfer the amount paid (less a $25 transfer fee) to another program within a 12-month period.
No refund will be given after the start of the program.
Please direct questions about the course to the Teacher Training Department at 434-969-3121, ext. 153 or [email protected]. Please direct questions concerning accommodations, travel arrangements and payment to the Ashram Reservation Center (ARC) at 1-800-858-9642 or 434-969-2048 or by email at [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in this Integral Yoga Teacher Training Program. We are enclosing an application form, and we look forward to hearing from you soon. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Ever Yours in Yoga,
Teacher Training Administration
434-969-3121 ext. 153
Email: [email protected]
Teacher Training Administration
434-969-3121 ext. 139
Email: [email protected]
I wish to learn the teachings of Sri Swami Satchidananda and experience the yogic way of life as taught at Satchidananda Ashram – Yogaville. Therefore, I agree to abide by the Ashram guidelines, which include following a vegetarian diet (no meat, fish or eggs) and refraining from the use of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes or recreational drugs both on and off Ashram grounds for the duration of the program. I realize that if I do not comply, I may be asked to leave. I certify that I am in good health and have no physical or mental ailments, except as may be indicated on this application. I further agree to assume full responsibility for any injuries or damages that might occur to me or my property during my stay.