YTT 200 May 2021 AT EAST SIDE YOGA WITH REBECCA SIRMAN
Rebecca Sirman Yoga and East Side Yoga offer a Yoga Alliance (US) approved 200 hour Vinyasa yoga teacher training.
Where: East Side Yoga, 109 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RZ When : Monday 3rd May - Weds 26th May 2021
Why study with Rebecca Sirman Yoga at ESY: Immerse yourself in everything yoga during this 200hr intensive. You will deepen and strengthen your practice by learning about the anatomy of poses and you'll become familiar with alignment, prop use and injury modifications. By the end of the training, you’ll understand a range of yoga poses in-depth, and be able to teach those poses to individuals with various levels of yoga practice. You'll learn to weave yogic philosophy with asana, pranayama, and meditation; honouring the history and tradition of the centuries old-practice of yoga, while also recognizing that we exist in the 21st century.
There will be plenty of opportunity to gain practical teaching experience throughout the course, you’ll put what you learn into practice, teaching asana that incorporates breath, movement, and meditation while also discovering and growing your own 'voice' so that you can teach confidently and authentically.
You will learn lots and work hard in a fun, practical and accessible way.
About Rebecca: Based in Ocean City Maryland, Rebecca has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Washington College and a Master of Arts in School Psychology from University of Delaware. She first began to practice yoga as a way to counteract inflexibility from years of competitive swimming and long distance running. Wanting to learn more about the discipline, she earned both her 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher training certifications with Kim Manfredi at Charm City Yoga (now YogaWorks) in Baltimore, Maryland. Rebecca is E-RYT 500, YACEP certified and has also completed over 100 hours of advanced study with Jason Crandell, where she met and studied with Ailith Anderson (founder of East Side Yoga). Rebecca has been leading teacher trainings since 2017 throughout Maryland and Delaware.
Certification on completion of YTT 200 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training (YTT), approved by Yoga Alliance (US). Upon completion of this intensive course (completion = 100% attendance), you will be YTT- 200 certified by ‘Rebecca Sirman Yoga’, and then able to register as a yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance (US).
Schedule Oct/Nov 2020, at the East Side Yoga studio, plus homework We believe that individual attention and detailed instruction are the keys to a high standard of yoga education in an intensive environment. Because of this, we only accept a small cohort of up to 15 students at our beautiful studio in central Edinburgh.
Criteria for Acceptance We do not expect you to be advanced, or super flexible (a good level of fitness will be beneficial). We do expect that you have a yoga practice, a love for yoga and a commitment to the course and to your practice, therefore students must also complete 30 classes and log them upon registration before receiving certification.
The comprehensive curriculum includes: - Teaching techniques - Teaching methodology (including use of voice, teaching tips and music) - Anatomy and Physiology - Energetics - Philosophy - Hands-on assists - Sanskrit - Business of Yoga
At the end of training students: - Will be eligible to register as a RYT-200 with Yoga Alliance (US) if course programme is completed - Will be able to confidently and competently teach multi-levels of Vinyasa Yoga classes - Will have a deep understanding of the history, tradition, and philosophy of yoga - Will understand the effects of several pranayama/ breath control techniques and be able to teach them - Will be able to meditate and lead several meditations
Several books are required before beginning training. There are several small homework assignments during the training as well.
What to expect your day do look like during training: The training runs Monday through Saturday from Mon 3rd May - Weds 26th May from 9 am -5 pm. Each day will include a guided practice, meditation, asana clinic, and lecture components on philosophy, history, and other components of the discipline. There will also be many opportunities to practice teaching skills and receive feedback.
Sample daily schedule (subject to fluctuation) 9-10:30: Practice/ Meditation 10:30-10:45: Introduction to Daily Content 10:45-1: Posture Clinic and Practicum 1-2: Lunch 2- 3:30: Lecture/ Philosophy 3:30 -5: Practice Teach/ Content Review or Asana Clinic
"Rebecca Sirman is a knowledgeable and kind teacher. She is fantastic at linking previously learned content to new information, while providing real world examples to support instruction. She has provided the class with a strong foundation in cueing and sequencing that can be modified to meet the needs of all ability levels. Rebecca Sirman’s 200 hour teacher training was well organized month by month, allowing students to absorb and process new material; all while experiencing the mental and physical benefits in various classes and our personal practice.”. - Kristin
"Rebecca is dedicated, supportive, and a pleasure to learn from. She had a tremendous amount of knowledge, and makes sure her students are retaining all that we need to be good teachers. She’s awesome!" - Sara
"I could not have asked for or imagined a better foundational yoga teacher training than the one I participated in with Rebecca Sirman Yoga. I am so grateful to call her my teacher and to have learned so much, so generously given by Rebecca." (Venessa)
"This was an amazing experience. I feel prepared to teach safely and ethically. It provided a space to grow, change, heal, and thrive in a safe environment." -Venessa
"Rebecca was very thorough in her preparation and delivery of the training. I really enjoyed learning from her.I highly recommend Rebecca Sirman Yoga to anyone looking to deepen their own practice or anyone interested in teaching yoga!" - Rachel
"The training was an amazing experience. Rebecca put a tremendous effort into creating and guiding a “living” program. I feel so blessed to have been a part of her first journey. Her passion for yoga, safety, and professionalism came through in every lesson” -Beth
"I can’t imagine anyone else I would want to be my 200 hour teacher. You are so knowledgeable, your teaching skills are amazing. You kept us on track but still managed to keep it fun and light." -Berkleigh
Applications and Payment
Early bird price: £1995 (Full payment before Jan 2021) Regular price: £2150 (Full payment by April 2021)
To express your interest in Rebecca Sirman's YTT 200 at East Side Yoga, or to request payment details please email us at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email Rebecca directly at email@example.com
A non refundable deposit payment of £750 should be paid to confirm your application and secure your place. The remaining balance must be received by East Side Yoga Ltd before April 2021 to avoid forfeiting your place.