Thursday, March 26, 2009

April 6th class

*Read the first 60 pages of Light on Yoga : Please pick out a paragraph to discuss with the class.

  • 9:00 We will have discussion for the first hour
  • 10:00 Pranayama, Asana, Meditation
  • 11: 15 Satsang
  • 12:00 Cindee will be teaching on the ancient Text : Patanjali's Yoga Sutra's and the Gita. She may cover some others also.

*The next two classes in April we will start discussing how to teach the beginning of a class from opening meditation to joint loosening poses.
*In May Cindee will rejoin us for Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics. You will be given a copy of your first test to take home and will need to study for the test the second May meeting. Then we will break for a while until our summer series picks up in July and Aug. Please look for that soon.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

March 16th change of plans

Monday March 16th. 12:00 Class time with a focus on the handout "Teaching a Class 101."
We will be incorporating some physical practice,meditation, demonstration,corrections, etc here.
12:00 to 1:00 Satsang
1:00 to 3:00 After lunch Cindee Zerr Franklin is going to teach "Sun Salutations and Sanskrit."
Homework: Read the forward in Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar

We will break for two weeks and resume April 6th.
The morning of the sixth we will have physical practice in the context of "How to Teach"
Cindee will be teaching History and Sacred Text the afternoon of the 6th.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Cindee is having a yoga workshop

11:00 to 1:00 Saturday March 14th @ Art Church on Whittington.
This is a free Hatha Yoga and Meditation Workshop (donations are accepted)
You will need to take your supplies with you. Blankets available.
You can get up to 2 contact hours towards your certification with this.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Class Three and notes from 3/9/09

What a wonderful day we had. Most of our day was spent reviewing what I learned at the Sean Tebor workshop. We did a restorative practice, with many adjustments using blankets,blocks and straps. Everyone partnered up and we had a little yoga party.
Today we went over Week one Worksheet and a Brief History of Yoga and the Eight Limbed Path with a discussion. What insightful students, I am one blessed teacher.

Next week:
1.)Brief lecture and discussion on teaching a class: Handout Teaching 101 (please review before class.)
2.)Practice with use of props
4.)Film on Ashtanga Yoga
5.)Discussion on Teaching with Demonstration and Practice.

Two week break: Homework: Read the forward in Light on Yoga.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Day 2, March 9th

We will go over chapter 1 in the C.I. Guide to Yoga
Definitions and worksheet to be completed

9:00 to 10:30:Asana,Pranayama,Dhyana
10:30 to 11:30 Discuss Chap 1
11:30 to 12:15 Satsung, Lunch
12:15 to 1:15 Brief History Of Yoga: Eight Limbs of Yoga
1:15 to 1:30 Break
1:45 to 3:00 Pelvis and Legs, Double Helix Workshop information