About Balanced Yoga University
What is Balanced Yoga University™?
We are a school committed to:
- setting the standard in professional teacher training
- the growth and spread of yoga
- keeping the rich lineage of yoga alive through sharing the history of this profound practice
- providing you with the confidence, skills and expertise to lead classes and teach students, while helping you achieve your goals
Why Balanced Yoga University™?
- The Balanced Yoga Model® provides a clear and concise framework to organize and deepen your understanding of yoga and teaching.
- We do not create “cookie cutter” teachers or require a specific teaching sequence. Our goal is to encourage you to find your individual style, based on your experience and understanding of yoga, all of which will be rooted in sound anatomical, technical and philosophical knowledge.
- Starting day one you’ll get teaching experience.
- You will be exposed to various hatha yoga lineages, giving you the ability to teach in a thoughtful and informed way.
How Do We Teach?
- Through practice
- Through rigorous academic study
- Through practicum requirements
- Through observation and assistance of more experienced teachers
- Through the use of video-taped practice teaching and evaluation
- Through a comprehensive manual that will serve as a textbook during the training and an invaluable resource in years to come
What Will You Learn?
- How to teach, design and sequence classes through practical application of the Balanced Yoga Model®
- How to develop a personal practice
- How to apply the basic anatomical and scientific foundation of various yoga practices and styles