Iyengar Teacher Training

Upcoming Teacher Training with Carolyn:

  • January 3, 2014Encinitas Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training
  • April 4, 2014Scottsdale Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training Workshop
  • April 25, 2014Encinitas Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training
  • June 6, 2014Encinitas Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training
  • August 1, 2014Encinitas Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training
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New Teacher Training Program Starts in October

Provides groundwork for becoming a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, as well as for sincere students to deepen their understanding of Iyengar Yoga. A strong emphasis is placed on maintaining a steady and appropriate practice-sadhana. In depth study of asana and pranayama to develop comprehension and actual practice in the art of teaching. Select works by the Iyengars will be studied and classical yoga texts.
More information and details about this program
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Teacher Training Modalities

Carolyn has been training teachers in Iyengar Yoga in the West since 1996. Devoted to the Iyengar Method, she offers dedicated guidance and mentorship in the following Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training programs:

2-Year Iyengar Teacher Training Program

Provides groundwork for becoming a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, as well as for sincere students to deepen their understanding of Iyengar Yoga. A strong emphasis is placed on maintaining a steady and appropriate practice-sadhana. In-depth study of asana and pranayama to develop comprehension and actual practice in the art of teaching. Select works by the Iyengars will be studied and classical yoga texts.
Program includes but not limited to:
-A firm base in the application of sequencing
-Knowledge of modifications, corrections and adjustments
-Applied anatomy and physiology
-Living yoga philosophy and ayurveda.
Commitment -7 Weekends and 1 week-long session at the IYNC Center. For those out of state, live streaming interactive available for some sessions with permission.
More information and details about this program
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On-Going Iyengar Teacher Training

Open to teachers at all levels, provides continuing education and community building .
Includes Iyengar teacher training for Junior and Senior levels.
-Open classroom environment facilities learning and promotes depth in study.
-How to incorporate the yoga lifestyle and bring this philosophy to life.
-Stability in maintaining a yoga practice at each individual?s level.
-Group study, hands-on tools to practice the art of teaching and take home to apply.
-Strong emphasis on developing skills in observation, corrections & adjustments.
-Therapeutic approach to yoga to access healing is explored and applied .
Commitment- Weekends and mid-week sessions at the IYNC Center
See flyer for details and dates.

Click here to register for Ongoing Teacher Training workshops
Download the 2014 Ongoing Teacher Training schedule

Yoga Training for Youth

200 hour Yoga training program offered while attending school. For ages 14 -20. Includes weekly class attendance, mentor/apprenticeship meetings, and 6 day long meets. Contact the Center 760-632-0040 for more information or to participate in this program.

Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale , AZ

Intensive single-day Iyengar teacher training sessions designed to guide students and teachers on a steady path of practicing and teaching yoga . Incorporates elements from above programs. See flyer or contact:carlyn.sikes@sccmail.maricopa.edu

Mentorship/Apprenticeship

Requires regular attendance at the Center’s classes. On-going guidance given. Bi-monthly meetings. Requires participation in one of the above programs.

Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics Mentorship/Apprenticeship

Requires regular attendance at Center classes with Carolyn and Therapeutics class. Monthly meetings. Provides dynamic Iyengar teacher training in the methodology of Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics.