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Yoga & Mindfulness to Empower Emotional Wellbeing (50-hour Training) - Online

With Kristin Vikjord

Mindfulness to empower emotional wellbeing

  • Would you like to boost your inner spark?
  • Would you like to reduce stress or lockdown fatigue?
  • Would you like to calm your mind and learn mindfulness fully?

 

We can’t change the circumstances we live in, but we can do something about how we deal with them. Would you like to increase your own well-being and feel more empowered in your life?

 

Every now and then, you can feel stuck in worrisome thought loops, negative emotional spirals, or continuous stress. In this training, Clinical Psychologist, yogini and Delight Yoga co-founder, Kristin Vikjord, will teach you the most efficient mindfulness tools and potent practices to:

  • Reduce chaotic thoughts and worries
  • Regulate stress activation and self-soothe
  • Cope with intense emotions

 

Scientific research shows that the practice of mindfulness makes you feel happier, reduces stress, and increases your overall health.

 

During this 50-hour training, you will not only learn to deepen your meditation practice, but you’ll also learn to establish a practice in moving meditation with purpose to tone vagus activation and strengthen your ability to self-regulate.

What you will learn:

  • Meditations in mindfulness and compassion
     
  • Breathing techniques for immediate self-soothing and anxious relief
     
  • Mindful Yoga: beautiful movement practice, gentle, flowing and grounding sequences
     
  • Theory of insight tradition: the four noble truths, the four foundations of mindfulness, and the eightfold path of mindful living
     
  • Strategies to deal with thought chaos, worries and intense emotions
     
  • Mindfulness in daily life, as skilful means, off the mat
     
  • Self-help tools for emotional and mental well-being
     
  • Bonus: Learn the didactics of this practice: how to prepare and teach what you have learned, including:
    • The integration of mindfulness in asana - moving meditation
    • Teaching methodology - how to teach Mindful Yoga

 

Be ready to dive into a gentle, potent and compassionate way to embody yourself, and thereby enabling yourself to relate more richly to your surroundings.

 

Intended for all yogis, both students and yoga teachers.

 

The program is online, consisting of live sessions on Zoom (lectures and sharings), a few pre-recorded practices, and dharma buddy assignments (reflection work and teaching practicum for deeper practice integration) with a fellow student, under guidance. For those who find dharma buddy work challenging, individual adaptations are possible. We advise you to treat the training weekends as mini-retreats, i.e. keeping the days as free as possible, so you can fully integrate the teachings.

Online Format

The Yoga & Mindfulness to empower emotional wellbeing training is offered as a nurturing home-based training. You'll be able to participate in this 50-hour training with access to the pre-recorded practices and training material for an additional 30 days.

 

The link to the online session can be found in your 'My Delight' account under 'booked classes'. Select the workshop and click 'watch'. You will be directed straight into the workshop to join.

 

The daily schedule for the training will include live online sessions in groups and in pairs. Some formal practices will be offered as recordings for you to access in your own time/rhythm. We advise you to treat the training weekends as mini-retreats, i.e. keeping the days as free as possible, so you can fully integrate the teachings.

 

You'll be partnered with a dharma buddy (a colleague/student) for reflection work as well as teaching practicum throughout the training days.
 


Typical daily schedule (subject to change):

  • 09.00 - 11.00 hrs: Guided meditation, breathwork, and Mindful Yoga practice (live)
    11.15 - 12.00 hrs: Sharing & lecture (live)
    12.00 - 13.00 hrs: Lunch break 
    13.00 - 15.00 hrs: Lecture & group session (2 x 45 mins and 15 mins breaks) (live) 
    15.00 - 17.00 hrs: Work with dharma buddy/teaching practicum (live - with dharma buddy) or meditation, breathwork, asana (pre-recorded practice)

In addition, there will be assignments + journaling.

 

Kristin is very much looking forward to facilitating you in deepening mindfulness, yoga, and compassion-based practices and theory. By the end of this training, you'll be confident in integrating these practices in your own practice and teaching.

Requirements

This training is designed for yoga teachers as well as committed yoga practitioners. Participants need to have at least two years of regular yoga practice (including pranayama and meditation), or to have attended a silent retreat (minimum of ten days or more), or to have completed an MBSR-course or similar.

 

These 50 hours are part of the Delight Academy Advanced Teacher Training, however, this training is not in itself a teacher training program.

 

Reading Material

  • Moving Into Meditation by Anne Cushman

Registration

You can sign up using the button below. For any questions, please email academy@delightyoga.nl.


Date / Time

Location

Teacher

Price

21 January 2022, 18:00 - 19:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

22 January 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

23 January 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

18 February 2022, 18:00 - 21:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

19 February 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

20 February 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

19 March 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

20 March 2022, 09:00 - 17:00

Online

Kristin Vikjord

This workshop is only available as a full course, total price:

€ 555

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Registration

You can register for this workshop by clicking ‘Book’ and paying online with iDeal, Credit Card or PayPal. Full payment is required to ensure your place. Registration is confirmed when payment is complete.

Cancellation policy

Are you entitled to a refund of the registration fee in case of cancellation? Please read article 16 ‘Cancellation of Workshop Registration’ in our General Terms and Conditions to know exactly where you stand.

About Kristin Vikjord

‘Wherever you go, there you are’ – Jon Kabat-Zinn. Kristin is the co-director of Delight Yoga. When her yoga journey began, it was like a piece of the puzzle was found. Yoga inspires Kristin in her everyday life, bringing her much joy and perspective.

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