Trainings, Practice Intensives & Immersions
The BSY Teaching Training Program is aligned with the original teachings of yoga where the practice transcends the mat by viewing our daily life as a laboratory in which to embody and affirm the 8-limbed path. The training will begin with an in-depth study of the history and philosophies of yoga. You will immediately be inspired and supported to develop a yogic lifestyle represented in every pose of your life. You will begin sharing, offering and teaching from the first step. Through this program you will build the courage to ask the questions of your heart, develop the receptivity to listen, grow the strength to speak your truth and feel well versed in complimenting a variety of teaching methodologies with your authentic offering of vinyasa flow yoga.
A deeper commitment to the study of your self and to the path of yoga will be cultivated through the exploration of:
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The program will include comprehensive mentorship and support by Wendy Dahl and other instructors to assist you in your personal journey. This training will encourage you to discover, remember and celebrate your personal blessings and all that you have to offer. It is appropriate for yoga teachers, those preparing to teach yoga and those wanting to make a deeper commitment to self-exploration and discovery. We all have something to offer, allow the BSY Teacher Training Program to support you in remembering and sharing your gifts!
WHAT MAKES THIS TRAINING UNIQUE?
The BSY Teacher Training Program is all about you. We will travel down this path together, not to mold you into something you are not, but to support you in becoming more fully yourself. The training will offer you multiple hands-on opportunities to practice and affirm the 8-limbed path. We are whole-heartedly committed to assisting you on your journey of self-exploration and discovery, as well as guiding you to develop a disciplined and healing personal practice.
Yoga is one of the few physical practices that honors our bodies unique and dynamic needs through all of the stages in our lives. In this training we will address the entire spectrum of embodiment so that you can make yoga a life long practice and share the gifts of yoga with everyone, regardless of age or physicality. You will learn how to integrate yoga into your daily life in order to find clarity, balance and true healing.
Together, our teachers bring over 100 years of experience. They teach all ages from children to seniors, and all populations including those with severe mental and physical challenges. They specialize in making this practice accessible to everyone with the belief that if you can breathe you can do yoga!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:
Adam Braun was trained in classical Hatha Yoga and studied in the Ashtanga Vinyasa tradition, Ayurvedic Medicine, Vedic Astrology and Therapeutic Martial Arts. The combination of these ancient and profound practices influence the heart and soul of my teachings. Utilizing postures and movement to develop awareness, strength and flexibility of the body. Breathing practices and meditation to bring peacefulness and tranquility to the mind and deep spiritual psychology to illuminate ones life path creates a powerful transformative process bringing the body, mind and soul into beautiful harmony!
Wendy Sadler began yoga in 1975 at the Himalaya Institute in Glenview. She began teaching in the early 90's and went to teacher training at the Himalaya Institute in 1998. Wendy has been teaching for 14 years as a profession and has her certification as an Anusara Inspired Teacher. Wendy has more then 1000 hours of trainings. She particularly enjoys Yoga therapy and has attended therapy trainings with John Friend and Mitchell Bleier.
Bette (CYT) has been practicing yoga for over 30 years. It has helped her cope with stiff muscles and pain and improved her postural alignment. When she was one year old, polio weakened her legs and made walking a constant challenge. She specializes in teaching restorative, gentle, chair and basic yoga. Yoga taught her that our bodies are capable of healing through gentle movement. She looks forward to sharing what she has learned and exploring the benefits of yoga while instilling a sense of fun and joy into the practice.
Wendy Dahl, M.Ed. is not only an Experienced Yoga Teacher (ERYT), but is also a certified teacher (grades 6–12). She has been trained to modify and differentiate instruction to accommodate a variety of learning styles and practioners. Wendy’s philosophy is that if you can breathe you can do yoga and she believes in making yoga accessible to all populations under any condition. The BSY TT was founded by Wendy in 2007 and is a heart felt union of her nurturing and supportive teaching style and fierce passion of yoga. She has led and guided hundreds of students over 15 teacher training programs.
FALL 2013 TEACHER TRAINING and PRACTICE INTENSIVE
for Teachers and Dedicated Students
with Wendy Dahl and Wendy Sadler!
September 6, 13 and 27
October 4, 18, and 25
November 8 and 15
December 6 and 13
Days and Times:
Friday 4 - 9 pm, Saturday 1 - 6pm and Sunday 11 – 4pm
Students may attend any weekend as an immersion for continuing education credits or hours towards BSY certification.
1312 Waukegan Road, Glenview www.samadhiayogastudio.com
$2700 if payment plan is scheduled before 8/15/13, or $2900 after.
This cost includes all materials and a 20 class pack at Samadhi but does not include the required readings. A non-refundable $300 deposit will secure your place!
- Refining the Breath – The Yogic Practice of Pranayama, Doug Keller
- The Heart of Yoga, TKV Desikachar
- Moola Bandha, the Master Key, Swami Buddhananda
- Hatha Yoga Illustrated, Martin Kirk, Brooke Boon, Daniel DiTuro
- Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar
- Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff
- The Anatomy Coloring Book, Wynn Kapit/Lawrence M. Elson
- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Satchidananda
- The Secret Power of Yoga, Nischala Joy Devi
- A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, Eckhart Tolle
- Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence, Matthew W. Sanford
- How Yoga Works, Geshe Michael Roach
Books to compliment your specific area of interest (not required):
- Wherever you go there you are, Jon Kabat-Zinn
- Relax and Renew, Judith Lasater
- Ashtanga Yoga “The Practice Manual”, David Swenson
- The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga, Srivatsa Ramaswami
- The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness, Erich Schiffmann
- Anusara Yoga – Hatha Yoga in the Anusara Style, Doug Keller
- The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga - Ray Long
- Anatomy of Movement, Blandine Calais-Germain
- Anatomy of Hatha Yoga, Coulter
- The Bhagavad Gita
- Tao Te Ching