200 Hour YTT

Yoga Teacher Training Thailand

 Yoga Alliance Accredited

February 17 – March 17, 2019

Learn to teach Yoga, Deepen your Practice, Connect to your Purpose

 

Join us for an intimate and transformative journey

on the tropical island of Koh Phangan, Thailand.

February 17 – March 17, 2019

ABOUT OUR YTT:

Deepen your Practice, Connect to your Purpose.  Find your Voice.   

Join us for an intimate and transformative journey on the tropical island of Koh Phangan, Thailand.

Develop your skills and confidence on and off the mat & to learn how to share your Practice and Voice to teach all over the world.   

We invite you to join our world-class teachers in a lush natural paradise for a deep exploration of Yoga as a daily practice, living philosophy and powerful tool for self-discovery.

This 200 Hour Training features Vinyasa, Hatha Flow, Yin Yoga, and specialisations with thought leaders in the emerging cultural fields of Sacred Sound, Trauma-Informed Yoga. Yoga for Social Change & Ayurveda.

Designed for committed Yoga students & aspiring Yoga Teachers, the transformational alchemy of this yoga teacher training Thailand comes from steady practices of Yoga, meditation, pranayama, chanting as well as study and learning the alignment, traditions, and history of Yoga.

This 28-day intensive, with ample opportunities for practice teaching (surpassing Yoga Alliance standards) is a progressive journey through the layers of Yogic philosophy and physical practice that will prepare you with wisdom and experience to help heal heart, body, and mind of yourself and others.

 

…the journey IS the destination…

…the journey IS the destination…

 

$2900 – First 7 Registrations

$3200 – Next 11 Registrations

 

(Payment plan also available)

INCLUDED IN YOUR TRAINING

  • Pure Flow Yoga Training Manual
  • Supportive, compassionate and experienced teachers
  • Daily Playful yet powerful Hatha & Vinyasa Flow Yoga Asana sessions
  • Inspiring and diverse workshops and special events
  • Expressive Music, Dance, and Movement Sessions to help you find your Voice as a teacher
  • Engaging and Informative lectures and discussions on anatomy, philosophy, and methodology
  • Introduction to Ayurveda and Living balanced healthy lifestyle
  • Connections with an International Yoga community
  • Deep connection to pristine nature beauty of the island’s lush jungles and turquoise waters

Self- Care Package:

  • 1 x 60 minute revitalisng Thai or Oil Massage (you can purchase more if you wish)
  • 1 x Herbal Steam Room Visit (you can purchase more if you wish)
  • Intimate, Loving & Nurturing environment

Optional Accommodation @ Bamboo Huts:

  • Accommodation at Bamboo Huts, the perfect compliment to the Yogi lifestyle – at an extra 500 baht / night, payable directly to Bamboo Huts ($600)

EXCLUDED from your Yoga Teacher Training Package:

Airfare, other travel costs, tourist visa, food, any extra night’s accommodation, optional activities and/or treatments

YTT SCHEDULE

Our compassionate scheduling includes 1.5 days off per week so we can integrate, enjoy nature and pace ourselves, making it 30 days from start to finish, but 28 days of  actual training.

Schedule on all days / * subject to change

  • Tea & Break
  • Asana Alignment Study, Anatomy & Adjustments
  • Lunch , Beach, Study & Relaxation
  •   – Philosophy
  • Satsang, Kirtan, Practice teaching
  • Dinner & Personal Time
  • Special Events x 3 nights throughout training

PRICING & DATES

We currently have just one YTT scheduled: February 17 – March 17, 2019

Early Bird – $2700 (until October 31st)

Next 7 students – $2900

Next 13 students – $3200

or

Payment Plan – $500 Deposit + 4 instalments of $600 USD

Accommodation is not included. For private accommodation at Bamboo Huts at our discounted rates the cost is $600  ( payable upon arrival).  You may also arrange for your own accommodation locally.

The full amount is due by the time we start the training 

YTT PRE-REQUISITES

  • We welcome students that have been practicing Yoga regularly for a minimum of 1 year
  • We invite students to join us with an open-heart, open mind and a willingness to embrace the learning experience, and to be supportive of themselves and fellow students
  • Completion of assigned homework.  

 Reading Requirements:

 Suggested Reading:

Check out Pure Flow Yoga’s awesome extended reading list!

YOGA ALLIANCE CURRICULUM

Techniques, Training and Practice: 100 Hours

Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. These hours must be a mix between: 1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and 2) guided practice of the techniques themselves. Both areas must receive substantial emphasis.

Teaching Methodology: 25 Hours

The Teaching Methodology category covers a broad overview and analysis of teaching methods, rather than how to practice or teach specific techniques. See the example topics below to help clarify the differences between the Techniques, Training and Practice category and the Teaching Methodology category:

  • Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries
  • How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting
  • Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting
  • Teaching styles
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • The student learning process
  • Business aspects of teaching yoga* (including marketing and legal)

Anatomy and Physiology: 20 Hours*

Human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: 30 hours

  • The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita)
  • Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma
  • Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher – student relationships and community
  • Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva)

Practicum: 10 Hours

  • Practice teaching as the lead instructor (does not include assisting, observing or giving feedback)*
  • Receiving and giving feedback
  • Observing others teaching**
  • Assisting students while someone else is teaching

*Special Requirement: Each trainee must spend a minimum of 5 Contact Hours actively practice teaching as the lead instructor. Time spent assisting, observing others teaching, or giving feedback to others is excluded from these hours.

**Evaluation or observation of yoga classes outside of the RYS Teacher Training Program constitutes Non-Contact Hours.

Remaining Contact Hours and Elective Hours: 15 Hours

Non-contact hours can include Reading, Writing, Self-practice, Homework etc.

Total Hours: 200 Hours

“…the best way to learn yoga, practice or deepen your own knowledge with amazing and beautiful teachers in a little paradise” – Marie. D

Your Teachers

Francie Fishman | Pure Flow Yoga Founder

Francie, founder of Pure Flow Yoga, Hoop Love Tribe & True:Nature Experience is dedicated to uplifting and inspiring people from all walks of life to live playful, connected, balanced and magical lives.  Francie has led hundreds of Yoga & Meditation retreats and has studied thousands of hours with master teachers worldwide.

Kimmana Nichols | ThaiVedic Yoga | Anatomy & Ayurveda

Co-Founder of the ThaiVedic System is the 3rd generation from an entire family of holistic healers and educators; now holding qualifications in more than 20 healing modalities including Ayurveda and Naturopathy.

Atira Tan | Yoga for Freedom | 1000 HR | Anusara – Inspired

With almost fifteen years of experience working with trauma – informed approaches alongside art, yoga and mindfulness, Atira has a deep commitment and passion in empowering and healing women and girls globally from the inside out.

“…all the teachers are GREAT – passionate, knowledgeable, kind-hearted people that make you feel comfortable right away and create an atmosphere of sharing and caring that felt very precious. The vibes there are unique. And the yoga itself is wonderful – beautiful studio and great practices. I had an amazing time and would recommend it to anyone looking to deepen their yoga practice and get in touch with themselves!” – Pauline

What Our Students are Saying:

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Pure Flow Yoga is a hidden gem located in the island paradise of Koh Phangan, Thailand, and is the perfect setting to help keep you connected to your True Nature. Click on the images to learn more…

Giving Back

We are excited to announce that for each registration we will give $150 USD to Yoga for Freedom to help support ending the vicious cycle of sex slavery and unite the yoga community to create social change.

Since 2015, Yoga for Freedom has raised a total sum of $35,000 in 2 years, and supported 2,365 women and girls

Why Join our Training?

This training is the perfect balance of practice and play with learning and structure to help inspire, empower, educate and support you on the path of awakening, both as a student and a teacher.

Teaching yoga is not only a great way to do more of what you love but also a beautiful way to give to the community and help others find more peace, ease, and joy.

On this training, you get a lot of actual practice teaching time – WAY MORE than most trainings.  This means, more experience, more feedback, refinement and support for you on your new path!

Feel supported to take your Yoga practice to the next level. Each morning of this training will be dedicated to the nourishing your practice with pranayama, meditation, chanting, contemplation and Yoga Asana

Top notch knowledgable, experienced and engaging teachers and guest speakers:  Francie, Atira Tan, Kimmana Nichols will be your guides for this life-changing journey into the Heart of Yoga

A supportive and encouraging environment that will leave you with wonderful friends from all over the world: Coming together as a group to evolve can be one of the most powerful experiences we share this lifetime.  We will explore our state of being, who we are and tap into our gifts for the world so that we can empower ourselves to step up in the world and SHINE!

An emphasis on some of the more Eastern practices (like pranayama, kriyas, yoga nidra, mantras)

A Magical & Peaceful location in an Alternative Community – the perfect setting for a Yoga training + transformation

Music, Ceremony, Dance, Authentic Expression

And so much more…

 

Will I be able to teach anywhere in the world with this Certification?

Yes!  Once you’ve completed the 200 hour course and all of its requirements, including teaching practicums, homework and assessment, you will receive your certification which allows you to register with the Yoga Alliance (www.yogaalliance.org) at the RYT-200 level (Registered Yoga Teacher 200).

We recommend that for your first year as a Yoga Teacher, you share and reflect on your practice with family, friends and volunteering, to help you gain the confidence and expertise that will make you a truly amazing facilitator. 

What is the Cancellation & Refund Policy?

We have designed our cancellation policy to be as compassionate as possible in the case that your plans change. But to protect yourself further, we strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance.

In the case of cancellation the total tuition price may be refunded up until 2 months before the Yoga Retreat’s start date minus the $500 deposit and administration fee, and the accommodation fee (if applicable).

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness. If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy will apply, with no exceptions. We wish we could compensate people for unforseen circumstances (injury, family emergency, etc), but we have costs already incurred when reserving.

Accommodation Cancellation / Change of Date Policy: Once paid the accommodation fees are non-refundable.  Changing of dates are subject to availability and a surcharge of $50 USD.

How intense is this Training?

Yoga Teacher Trainings are an intensive and highly transformative journey of self-discovery, practice and showing up – missing more than 3 day can compromise your certificate if that’s important to you.  This training requires a dedication to your daily practice, homework, reading, and oftentimes, being out of your comfort zone.  Being in a new environment, new community, being physical every day, and existing within a highly structured course can be challenging at times, and we assure you that ultimately you will LOVE this and grow so much from this experience.  Our teachers are here to fully support and honour you through this experience, and we also place an emphasis on self-care.  We are even gifting you a FREE MASSAGE and STEAM ROOM pass to help you on your journey of cultivating more self-love!

I just want to "deepen my practice", not necessarily teach - Is this course for me?

Our YTT is designed to help you deepen your personal practice, while also helping you to gain confidence and voice as a teacher.

Many of our students with to simply gain a solid foundation of Yoga and it’s practice, to study yoga philosophy / tradition, and develop more healthy lifestyle habits while immersed in a paradise environment amidst a loving community of Yogis and seekers.

Whether you decide to teach Yoga or not, please know that you are welcome to join.  Discovering your voice, and learning to share your passion for the practice and it’s benefits may inspire you to teach on some level in your life along your way, and this course will help you develop the tool and skills to do so.

Do I need to be an "advanced" Yogi to participate?

At Pure Flow Yoga, we see being “advanced” in Yoga as being far beyond being able to do the splits or put your leg behind your head!

We simply require our students to commit to learning, develop your personal practice, and maintain an open mind and willingness to expand.

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