• June 2-11, 2017
  • Tuition: $1275.00
  • Lodging: $420.00 to $1020.00
  • Deposit: $400.00
  • $100.00 Early bird discount until March 04, 2107

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

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Restorative Yoga is a deeply rejuvenating element that can be incorporated into any Yoga  practice.

Using props, the body is placed in gentle, supported asanas that can be held longer without physical effort. These poses can be offered to students low in energy, or during times of stress, illness, healing, or crisis. They release mental and physical tensions, elicit a deeper state of relaxation, and allow the body to return to its natural state of balance and peace.   

These poses can be offered to students low in energy, or during times of stress, illness, healing, or crisis. They enable students to receive the asana’s benefit without exerting physical effort.

Topics covered in this teacher training course include:

  • Balanced sequences of supported poses for general relaxation, stress reduction, and special needs
  • Safe and effective prop use and maintenance
  • Incorporation of restorative poses into a regular Hatha Yoga practice or class
  • How to instruct and adjust students in restorative poses
  • Yoga Nidra: supported relaxation poses
  • Supported poses for enhancing pranayama practice
  • Other healing aspects of Yoga

All props will be supplied for your use and practice during the course. Due to the nature of the practice, enrollment is limited to twenty students.  

Prerequisites: 200-hour Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training or its equivalent.


Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Yoga Alliance (YA):  Approximately 80 contact hours
  • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT): Approximately 80 contact hours
  • Healthcare and Related Disciplines: Although CMEs are not offered, a certificate documenting CE hours may be available for your discipline. Please contact [email protected] for details

Testimonial  

Satya held such a large healing and supportive space for us. She teaches from the heart (and leads me to my own) while sneaking in academia under the radar… [Her students are] blessed with knowledge, support, and growth. — Past Participant


About the Instructor

Satya Greenstone has been a student of Sri Swami Satchidananda for over forty years. She has shared the teachings of Integral Yoga in diverse settings with students of all backgrounds.

Since 1999, she has been the primary teacher for the 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training course. She combines a natural, practical, down-to-earth approach to Yoga with gentle humor. She is a yogini first, and her teaching is an extension of her practical experience.

Beyond teaching in the Academy, she and her husband founded the Yogaville Vidyalayam (Temple of Learning) in 1978, an elementary school for the Ashram’s community children. There, they developed and taught a full academic curriculum based on the principles of Yoga for seventeen years.