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About the Forrest Foundation Teacher Training
Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training
July 13th - August 8th, 2012
Learn to teach authentically and effectively!
The Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training is a 27-day teacher training which encompasses 22 days of intensives and teacher training, a 3-day Functional Anatomy for Yoga Teachers course and a 2-day Forrest Yoga Business Course. It is a comprehensive program for aspiring teachers, experienced teachers or yoga students who want to work deeper within themselves. This teacher training meets the 200-hour Yoga Alliance Registered Program requirements, is the foundation starting point for new teachers and the first step to becoming a Forrest Yoga Certified Teacher. The Forrest Yoga Teacher Training will prepare you to be a Level I/II Forrest Yoga instructor.
Taught by Heidi Sormaz and Catherine Allen, Senior Mentor Forrest Yoga Teachers, this course will open you to deeper truths and perceptions about yourself and teach you how to apply these truths to your lives - both in and out of the yoga studio.
You will have the opportunity to:
* Study, tailor and improve your own yoga practice
* Learn to work with injuries
* Teach clearly and specifically
* Enhance communication skills
* Embark on your own personal process of healing and discovery
* Gain a greater understanding of the poses and their effects
* Develop personal and professional ethics and boundaries in teaching
* Gain insight into your own habitual behaviors that no longer serve you and learn the tools and skills needed to change them
* Learn to set up your own yoga business and promote your new skills
To enroll in this program you must complete and submit an application. You can complete the application online by clicking here.
Schedule and Requirements
July 13th - July 23rd and July 27th - August 6th
7 AM - 10 AM Meditation and Yoga
Weekdays 12 - 5:30 PM Teaching Training and Instruction
Weekend Days 12 - 6:00 PM Teaching Training and Instruction
Anatomy Course July 24 - 26
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Business Course August 7 - 8
Hours: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Attendance: 100% attendance required at daily meditation, yoga intensives, afternoon instruction and Introduction to Forrest Yoga Teaching Workshop - no exceptions.
Certification: For requirements and more information, visit forrestyoga.com
Tuition: $3125 + 375 fee for anatomy course, this includes the non-refundable deposit $500
Graduate Discount: Past graduates of the Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training recieve a $750 discount to repeat the course.
* 27 Day Teacher Training
* 1 hour per day chanting and mediation
* 2 hours per day Forrest Yoga Intensive
* 5 - 6 hours per day of instruction
* Forrest Yoga Foundation Training Manual
* 3-day Anatomy Course
* 2-day Forrest Yoga Business Workshop
* two yoga mats or 1 mat and 1 large blanket
* one yoga block
* one 8-foot yoga strap
* neti pot
Supplementary reading list will be provided upon reciept of application and full payment. The purchase of these books is the responsibility of each student. Most can be found in second hand book stores or at favorite online sellers such as Amazon or Half.com.
Deposit: $500 deposit required to reserve your spot. This is a non-refundable deposit. Use our MindBody Scheduling system make payment by credit card. Or send a check made out to Fresh Yoga to Fresh Yoga 319 Peck St New Haven, CT 06513.
Remaining Payment: Balance of tuition due must be paid in full one month prior to the start of this course OR when the course is sold out, whichever comes first.
Full Payments are accepted at any time.
There are no payment plan options other than what is outlined here.
Penalty Fees on Tuition Payments: Once tuition is due in full, payment must be made within 5 days or your spot in the course will not be guaranteed. A $25 returned check fee will be assessed for any returned check.
Refunds: Refunds of any money paid over and above the non-refundable $500 deposit (plus $50 processing fee if paid by credit card) are available for cancellations made 30 days prior to the start of the teacher training or once the event is sold out. NO refunds, credits or transfers for cancellation made after the course is sold out or within 30 days to start of course (whichever is sooner).
About the instructors:
Both Heidi and Catherine are Certified Forrest Yoga Teachers and Mentors. They have assisted Ana Forrest in numerous teacher trainings and national workshops across the country. Each travels around the country presenting workshops and mentorship programs.
More information on Heidi Sormaz, Ph.D. click here!
More information on Catherine Allen click here!
Coming from out of town? Click here for directions and local accomodations.
July 13th - August 6th (no intensives July 24, 25, 26)
These classes are sequenced specifically within a class and across days to take your practice to the next level!
About the Intensives
The Forrest Yoga Intensives accompany the Teacher Training Program. You do not have to be a teacher trainee to participate. This 22 day series, designed by Ana Forrest, will take you on a physical and mental journey deep into the core of your very being. Take your yoga practice beyond the mat and try one of the most vigorous and demanding yoga workouts around. Through a carefully constructed and rigorous series of yoga asanas, Forrest Yoga will open you up to the amazing quality of feeling that lives inside each of us. All Levels Welcome!
7 - 7:45 AM Optional Meditation
8 - 10 AM Intensive Class
Heidi at Cat will be teaching on alternate days.
Heidi will be teaching July 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 28, 30, August 1, 3, 5
Cat will be teaching July 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 27, 29, 31, August 2, 4, 6
$460 for all 22
$275 for 11
Drop-in rate is $30
Be on your mat and ready to practice by 7:55 am.
The practice room will be heated to 85 degrees.
Bring 2 mats, a strap, a block, and water to all sessions.
Participants new to Forrest Yoga must get permission from Fresh Yoga to attend their first session after the 1st 11 days of the training.
Register now at the Fresh Yoga MINDBODY Store (click on "workshops").