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Yogi Summer Camp


  • Breathing Room 864 Broadway South Portland, ME, 04106 United States (map)

A 2 Week Yoga studies course designed for those looking to deepen their knowledge and understanding into the many layers of yoga.  This immersion is designed for those who want to teach and those who are just looking to take a deeper dive into the practice of yoga without necessarily wanting to teach.  These 2 weeks also includes a retreat to Nurture Through Nature in Denmark, Maine.  

Week 1

July 11th - 18th Moving Inwards: An Immersion into the Teachings of Yoga  (Includes retreat at Nurture Through Nature July 11 - 15th.) 

  • Daily asana, meditation and pranayama practice 
  • Self-study through journaling, readings and daily contemplations 
  • Exploration of yogic philosophy including the Yoga Sutras and other key concepts 
  • In depth asana + pranayama instruction 
  • Introduction to Ayurveda 
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Subtle Body Theory 
  • Learn ways to develop a home practice 
  • Learn the History of Yoga 
  • Asana tutorials 
  • Explore Myth, Mudra + Mantra

Week 2

July 19th - 27th  Teaching Yoga with Authenticity, Purpose and Truth 

Topics Include:

  • Daily asana, meditation and pranayama instruction 
  • Sequencing Strategies 
  • Power of Touch 
  • Crafting a Class Experience from Start to Finish
  • Finding Your Voice: Teaching with A Theme
  • Business of Being A Yoga Teacher
  • Practice Teaching with Teacher and Peer Feedback 
  • Introduction to Restorative Yoga 
  • Introduction to Yin Yoga

Requirements: 

Take 10 Yoga Classes at Breathing Room by September 30th, 2018 

Complete all Om work assignments and take home exam by September 1st, 2018

Take one Iyengar class and one Ashtanga class - write a review due by September 1st, 2018 

Teach 2 Community Yoga Classes at Breathing Room and Assist 2 Community Yoga Classes at Breathing Room 

Earlier Event: June 29
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Later Event: November 2
300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training