The Glowing Body Teacher Training


 Curriculum & Requirements


Weekend 1 – Foundations

Establishing Home Practice
Vinyasa: Bridging Breath & Movement
Breath Basics
Anatomy & Physiology: Bones & Muscles
Compassionate Touch

Weekend 2 – Connection

Refined Alignment: Standing Poses
Yoga History
Sanskrit Studies
Yoga Sutras

Weekend 3 – Revolution

Refined Alignment: Twisting Poses
A & P: Spine & Nervous System
Bandha, Drishti and Mudra
Ayurveda: Lifestyle & Nutrition

Weekend 4 – Expansion

Refined Alignment: Backbending Poses
Bhagavad Gita
Mantra & Meditation
Seva & Activism

Weekend 5 – Reflection

Refined Alignment: Forward Folds/Inversions
Chakras, Nadis & Marma
A & P: Organs & Connective Tissue
Pranayama: Interacting with Breath

Weekend 6 – Freedom

Refined Alignment: Arm Balance/Inversions
Yoga Karunta
Mandala Creative Project
Closing Ceremony
*This concludes the Immersion portion*

 Teacher Training

Weekend 7 – Witness

Teaching Standing Poses
Sequencing Principles
Observation Skills

Weekend 8 – Direct

Teaching Back Bending Poses
Theme Building
Verbal Skills

Weekend 9 – Refine

Teaching Twisting Poses
Assisting & Adjusting
Final Exam Preparation

Weekend 10 – Inspire

Teaching Folds/Inversions
Heart of Teaching
Written & Practical Exam
Closing Ceremony

*Note to Participants: This is a projected timeline. Specific weekends content is presented may be different than this outline, though all material listed will be covered in the course of training*


Program Requirements

Attendance to all sessions is MANDATORY.

Only in extenuating circumstances will make up sessions be scheduled, at the expense of the participant. Make up sessions are not included in program tuition. It is strongly encouraged that absences be avoided.

Immersion Requirements

Logged Home Practice
(At least 2 times per week during program)
Group Class Attendance
(At least once per week during program, up to 25 classes at Glowing Body included in tuition)
Journal Assignments
Outside Reading Assignments with Reading Guides
(Average 4 hours per month)

Teacher Training Requirements

Class Plan Portfolio
Outside Reading Assignments with Reading Guides
(Average 4 hours per month)
Journal Assignments
Teaching Practicum
(Average 1 hour per week)

Continue the Journey

Program Overview

Meet the Director & Faculty

Tuition & Schedule

Please email with questions.