The 300-hour advanced training is designed to build upon the fundamental concepts of the foundational 200-hour program. In addition, Trainees who complete both the 300-hour training and the RYT200 program may apply with the Yoga Alliance for RYT500-hour registration, upon teaching for 100 hours.
The curriculum will include:
Yoga — Theory and Practice
RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training with Suddha Weixler
|We meet on Saturdays, February 11 - June 3, 2017, from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
February 11; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 29; May 6, 20; June 3. Anatomy Sessions: February 18 and 25 (12-5pm).
In addition, over the weekend of May 13 - 14, we will retreat for a yoga and meditation intensive with an overnight
stay at a serene retreat center nearby. The cost for the weekend is included in the course fee. The course fee for
RYS300-Advanced Training is $3,140.* The course also includes training in Anatomy & Physiology, a basic
introduction into Sanskrit with a guest teacher, and weekend workshop of choice with an accomplished guest
teacher, all covered by the course fee.
The Chicago Yoga Center RYT-200 Teacher Training is led by Suddha Weixler, E-RYR500, director of the center, and one of the most experienced and skilled teachers in the Chicagoland area, based here since 1984. Guest faculty include: Dr. Daniel Fitzgerald; Pamela Hoxsey; Srivatsa Ramaswami; Manju Jois; and Paulie Zink.
After successful completion students will receive a certificate and are automatically eligible for Yoga Alliance registry.
Participants receive a comprehensive manual for the course. Required reading includes hand-out copies of several
texts, reflecting the classical tradition of Yoga and the non-dualist philosophy of AdvaitaVedanta. In addition we will
use several textbooks during training. We discuss the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the ideologies of Ayurveda, Tantra,
and other modalities. Our multidimensional approach includes: Yoga as a cultivation process, teaching methodology,
has been conducting Teacher Training courses since 1992. He is the director of the Chicago Yoga Center and completed his certification in 1984 in Denmark. A disciple of Swami Narayanananda, he lived in a monastic setting for 8 years, learning the classical system. He began his studies in 1978 on his first visit to India; he also trained in Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga in India with Pattabhi Jois on numerous visits; he received permission to teach by Pattabhi Jois in 1996. He is a student of Srivatsa Ramaswami of Chennai, and has been introduced into the Vinyasa Krama method of Sri T. Krishnamacharya. Suddha is registered with the National Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level, and is authorized to teach by the International Narayanananda Universal Yoga Trust, Rishikesh, Himalayas, India. He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago since 1989.
Due to limited space, early registration is encouraged.
To reserve a space, fill out and print the WORKSHOP FORM registration specifying
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