Level

All levels

Accomodation

Shared or private room (for the module in July/August)

Price

Online course 700 euro

This 2020 module will be in virtual format!

Given the international travel restrictions we have decided to postpone “Awakening Somatic Intelligence” to July or August (we will confirm the new dates in the coming weeks) hoping that the travel restrictions are lifted by that time and keeping the same price (1288 euro) for shared room as it is in May (for single room options please check with Giusy at welcome@floripa.it ).

However, due to the uncertainty of these times we are also going to offer an online version of this course, starting in May (final dates coming soon!!) 
We are currently preparing the schedule, which will be consisting of 3 two-hours classes to cover the theory during the week + two 4-hrs meeting on Saturday and Sunday morning at 8-12 CET (+ Flow classes on Mondays and Fridays according to my present schedule). 

The GOOD news is: 

If you want to ALSO come over IN JULY/AUGUST, and you are taking the online version of this course, you can take the in-person course AGAIN at no extra cost, and pay only for your stay at Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House. Like every Teacher Training that Ameriga teaches, this module is very dense, so it will be great to take it twice (you’ll retain so much more!). Also, if you only want to take part of it (for example the vinyasa classes and workshops) and spend more time at the beach in July/August, that would also be ok. 

The focus of this teacher training module will be on understanding the bio-mechanics involved in yoga poses and how to access a somatic experience through our postural practice. In this module we will also discuss how to guide our students into embodied experiences through our verbal guidance.

Most people come to yoga completely unaware of how deeply dis-embodied they are. Embodiment is the ability to get out of the prison of the thinking mind and instead experience the present moment through the feelings and sensations of the body.

Our societies have taught us to numb ourselves from bodily awareness and take permanent residency outside of the body and into the limited estate of our mind. Owing to that, we constantly analyze and dissect information, and when something happens to us, we go directly to the mind to make sense of it, usually having little awareness of how the body feels. Yoga practice brings us back into the present moment by working with embodiment.

Ameriga will teach the tenets of somatics and how to go beyond the body-mind split and reconnect with every moment as it is experienced by the body.

The online version of this module covers: 

  • In-depth study of the musculoskeletal system. In this course we cover anatomy and skeletal variations for the following joints: 
    • Hips
    • Shoulders 
    • Spine 
  • Skeletal variations and how they apply to families of asanas and yoga poses. Understanding the difference between compression and tension.
  • Guiding a class: verbal cues and somatic experiences.
  • Teaching asanas as an embodied form of spirituality: leading a vinyasa class as a somatic movement practice. 
  • Asana Labs: in-depth study of postures, that address their functions, and hence ways to modify, prop use and kramas by level.
  • Practice teachings classes which will focus on refining one’s cues and direction of the class. Online this will actually be a great exercise because you will have to teach by looking at people in a screen and without demonstrating. I am sure it will take your instructions skills to the next level!
Participation to the live classes is mandatory for 60% of the classes. If you miss a class, you’ll be able to watch the recording afterwards, as they will be available for a few days. We recommend to watch it immediately after because a lot of theory is sequential.

Please note that we will held the module in person in July/August only with a minimum of 5 people signed up.

Schedule

  • 10 May: Sunday Class 1 (8.00-13.00 CET)
  • 12 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • 14 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • 17 May: Sunday Class 2 (8.00-13.00 CET)
  • T 19 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • T 21 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • S 24 May: Sunday Class 3 (8.00-13.00 CET)
  • T 26 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • T 28 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • F 29 May (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • 31 May: Sunday Class 4 (8.00-13.00 CET)
  • T 2 June (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • T 4 June (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • F 5 June (19.00-21.30 CET)
  • 7 June: Sunday Class 5 (8.00-13.00 CET)
  • T 9 June (19.00-21.30 CET)
Price for the online course will be 700 euros. If you need a payment plan- we can help you with that. 
If you have taken other TT modules with us, price is 600 euros

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