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Yoga & Mindfulness (50 hours) - Online
Starting on 03 June 2020 Go to schedule
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The integration of Yoga and Mindfulness takes us beyond the realm of asana and physical practice. We invite ourselves to an attitude of awareness, where kindness, compassion and curiosity is practiced for us to open the gateway to be in the moment, to freedom. This training is for yoga practitioners wishing to integrate the principles of mindfulness into their own practice, and for yoga teachers wishing to enrich their way of teaching. Through classical mindfulness practices as well as moving meditation, you will learn to practice self-inquiry to touch base with how you embody yourself in this particular moment of life.
You will learn the four ennobling truths, about the dance between ease (sukkha) and unease (dukkha), the four foundations of mindfulness and the eightfold path to sustain skillfull living. In addition to learning classical mindfulness practices like various mindfulness meditations, body scan and 5 minute breathing space, you´ll learn how to practice and teach mindfulness as part of asana practice, as moving meditation. You'll also learn how to teach mindfulness as a yoga teacher in your yoga classes.
In this program, the focus is on experiencing and learning the tools offered by insight tradition, mindfulness and compassion based practices, synergized in yoga practice, and how to apply them as skillfull means in your everyday life.
- Theory of insight tradition: the four noble truths, the four foundations of mindfulness, Buddhas eightfold path to end suffering
- Mindfulness practices as skillfull means
- The integration of mindfulness in asana – moving meditation
- Teaching methodology – how to teach Mindful Yoga
The Yoga & Mindfulness training will be offered as a nurturing home-based retreat. You'll be able to partake in this 50-hour training with access to all the material for an additional 6 months.
The daily schedule for the training will include live online sessions with a core time of 3 hours. All formal practices will be offered as recordings (video, audio, lectures) for you to access in your own time/rhythm (for example early mornings) on the training days.
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):
Log-in time live: 10.00 - 12.45 hrs (sessions of 45 mins x 3, with 15 mins break)
Lunch break 13.00 - 14.30 hrs
14.30 - 15.15 hrs work with dharma buddy or individual reflection assignment
15.30 - 16.30 hrs teaching practicum
16.30 - 17.00 hrs recorded practice
In addition there will be recorded practice sessions to do before we log on at 10.00 hrs (ca 2 hrs daily: meditation, Mindful Yoga + journaling)
Kristin looks much 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.
This training is designed for yoga practitioners as well as yoga teachers. 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 a 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.
This training is also part of the Yogi Facilitator training by Kristin, which is open to individual yoga practitioners and yoga teachers. All workshops and modules of the Yogi Facilitator training can be followed on a stand-alone basis. If you are (becoming) a yoga teacher, we recommend exploring also the other parts of the program. For more information, click on the links below:
Yogi Facilitator level 3: consists of Yoga Therapy for the mind & mood disorders
'Moving Into meditation' by Anne Cushman.
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About Kristin Vikjord Paternotte
‘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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