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Yoga Teacher Training Programs

Glenmore Yoga Teacher Training Program – 2013 - 2014

Overview
Glenmore Yoga offers training programs for aspiring yoga teachers and for students who wish to deepen their yoga practice. Our programs include a 200 hour Teacher Training Program and Yoga Therapy Certificate Programs which consists of two levels of training, Phase 1 and Phase 2.  Graduates of Yoga Therapy Program Phase 1 will meet the requirements of Yoga Alliance (YA) 500-Hour registration. Graduates of the Yoga Therapy Program, Phase 1 and Phase 2 combined, will meet Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certification requirements and possess the competencies as stated within the Educational Standards for the Training of Yoga Therapists by the International Association of Yoga Therapist.  All of our programs are Yoga Alliance Registered and Glenmore is a International Association of Yoga Therapist member school.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program

Glenmore Yoga 200-Hour Program is designed for aspiring teachers and students of yoga who wish to deepen their yoga practice. Our mission is to provide each Yoga teacher with the foundation to teach therapeutically and skillfully with compassion. This program is designed to meet the standards of Yoga Alliance, allowing our graduates to nationally register as a 200-hour yoga teacher.

Our trademark is a strong emphasis on the therapeutic benefits of Yoga, focusing on the needs of the individual. Yoga teachers will learn to design and teach an appropriately sequenced yoga class as well as develop knowledge of contraindications for various postures, breathing and meditation techniques and teaching methods. Students who complete the 200-Hour Program will have the knowledge and confidence to begin teaching yoga while deepening their practice and understanding of yoga.

The 200 Hour Glenmore Yoga Teacher Training Program meets Yoga Alliance’s requirements for 200-hour registration including:

  • Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle
  • Theory and Practice of Asana
  • Yoga Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • 
Pranayama - Science of Breath
  • Introduction to Meditation
  • Teaching Methodology, Ethics and Business of Yoga
  • The program is held at Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center and consists of 7 Weekend Training Modules. The program may be completed in 9 months or up to 2 years. The modules are held a weekend each month from September through March. Each weekend consists of a Saturday program from 10:30am-6:30pm and a Sunday program from 10:00am-6:00pm. Each class will include experiential practice, lecture, discussion and demonstrations.
    The 200-Hour program is made up of 180 hours in contact with the faculty and 40+ hours of independent study including reading and completing study guides for each Training Module and a practicum which includes 15 class observations, 3 class critiques, and the opportunity to design a yoga class to teach to a group of your choice.


    Students who complete the 200 Hour teacher training program will:

  • Qualify to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level
  • Deepen their practice and understanding of yoga
  • Have the ability and confidence to design and teach a balanced, cohesive class
  • Acquire knowledge of yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, asana, breathing and meditation techniques
  • Have the knowledge to build asanas from the foundation up and modify asanas to accommodate contraindications
  • Teaching Faculty
    Nancy Glenmore Tatum MS, E-RYT 500, CMT, owner and director of Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, is the Teacher Training Program Director. Nancy has been teaching yoga teachers for 16 years and has more than 40 years experience teaching yoga in the Richmond area. Nancy is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy. Nancy’s teaching style blends traditional Hatha yoga as taught by the Himalayan Institute and therapeutic yoga based on the needs of each individual student. Additional faculty members include: Kevin Casey, E-RYT 500, CMT, co-owner of Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, and other Glenmore senior yoga teachers. Together we have trained over 100 accomplished 200-Hour Yoga teachers during the last 9 years.

    Application Process
    A Glenmore Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training Program Application must be submitted with a $400 non-refundable deposit. The Program Director, Nancy Glenmore Tatum, will meet with each student individually prior to the beginning of the program. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and students may begin the program at several points during the calendar year. Please e-mail or call with specific questions.

    Program Fees
    Total cost of Glenmore Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Program is $3,000.00 for a nine month course of 200 hours which includes a $400.00 non-refundable deposit at the time of application, to be applied to the tuition and $325.00 paid by the first of the month (September, October, November, December, January, February, March, and April).
    The program fees include the following:

  • Handouts for Each Training Module
  • All Instructional and Administrative Costs
  • 50% Discount on classes at Glenmore Yoga each month that a Training Module is attended. All students in the 200-Hour program are encouraged to take at least one class per week at Glenmore Yoga to solidify the training
  • Study guides for each Training Module
  • Required books are not included in the price of the tuition. Books can be purchased from Glenmore Yoga. A list of required books will be provided at receipt of program application
  • 200-Hour Training Modules

    Required Modules

  • Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, and Ayurveda – September 7 & 8, 2013
  • Yoga Anatomy for the Upper Body – September 28 & 29, 2013
  • Yoga Anatomy for the Lower Body – October 26 & 27, 2013
  • Asana Practice I – Forward & Backward Bends, Standing & Balance – November 16 & 17, 2013
  • Asana Practice II –Grounded Postures, Spinal Twists, Core Strengthening & Inversions – December 14 & 15, 2013
  • Pranayama- the Science of Breath and Introduction to Meditation – February 22 & 23, 2014
  • Teaching Methodology, Ethics and Business of Yoga – March 22 & 23, 2014 (Prerequisite is completion of Yoga Anatomy I & II, Asana Practice I & II)
  • Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certificate Program (program manual link) – 2013 - 2014

    Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and practice of Yoga.  The Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certificate Program will provide the practical skills and related knowledge required to become a competent and effective Yoga Therapist.  The Program consists of two levels of training, Phase 1 and Phase 2.  These programs are open to all yoga teachers holding a 200-Hour yoga teacher certification from an accredited program. Phase 1 and Phase 2 may be done simultaneously over a 2 year period.

    Both the Glenmore Yoga Therapy Phase 1 and 2 Programs include 6 weekend Training Modules, required readings and completion of associated study guides, completion of an Independent Study for Phase 1 and completion of a Therapeutic Practicum and Therapeutic Project for Phase 2.

    Students may choose to complete Glenmore Yoga Therapy Phase 1 and receive a certificate to meet YA-500 Hour registration.  Or students may apply for admission to the full 2 year Glenmore Yoga Therapist Training Program.  Phase 1 and 2 may be taken simultaneously or sequentially.  In the simultaneously model, participants may complete all Phase 1 and Phase 2 Training Modules in the same calendar year.  The second year will be devoted to completion of the Phase 1 Independent Study and Phase 2 Therapeutic Project and Therapeutic Practicum.  In the sequential model, Phase 1 is completed in the first calendar year and Phase 2 is completed in the second calendar year.  All components of the program must be completed within 48 months of the start of the program.

    Foundation Training Modules & Fees

    Students entering the Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certificate Program with a 200 Hour Certification from a yoga school other than Glenmore Yoga will take four Foundation Training Modules.  These modules include:  Anatomy I and II and Asana I and II.  The Foundation Training fee is $1200.

    Phase 1 Yoga Therapy Program

    This program is open to all yoga teachers holding a 200 Hour yoga teacher certification and who are interested in advancing their knowledge, practice and teaching of Therapeutic Yoga.  At the completion of this Program participants will qualify for 500-Hour Yoga Alliance registration. Glenmore is an International Association of Yoga Therapist (IAYT) member school and it is highly recommended that those completing this Program continue to be a part of the therapeutic yoga teacher community by becoming IAYT members.  This Program supplements the 200-Hour Teacher Training and upon completion yields over 500 hours of intensive study in the therapeutic use of yoga combining 6 Training modules and accompanying reading and study guide completion and an Independent Study Program.

    Each 500 Hour student will work with Nancy Glenmore Tatum, Program Director, to develop an Individualized Independent Study Program to meet their goals.  This Program consists of 150 hours and may include taking or observing classes, group and individual meetings, attending additional training programs and feedback from the Program Director to cultivate the students teaching skills.  Each student will maintain a log of the independent study hours.

    Phase 1 Training Modules

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Therapeutic Yoga - Therapeutic Yoga Student Intake, Interview Process and How to Design an Individual Therapeutic Yoga Plan – Sat. Nov. 23 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Module 2 - Therapeutic Yoga & Anatomy – Contraindications and Modifications from the Ground Up – Sat. Jan. 11, 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Module 3 - Yogic Foundations & Teachings I – Sat. Feb 8, 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Module 4 - Ayurveda for Therapeutic Applications – Sat. Mar. 1, 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Module 5 - Therapeutic Pranayama and Meditation – Sat. April 5, 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Module 6 - Professional Practice – Sat. May 3, 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Program Certification
    Upon completion of the Phase 1 Training Modules and independent study, a meeting the Program Director will complete the Glenmore Yoga Therapy Program Phase 1. A Certificate will be granted which will qualify for Yoga Alliance 500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500) registration.

    Phase 2 Yoga Therapy Program

    Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certificate Program is designed to meet the standards of International Association of Yoga Therapist.  Graduates will be certified by Glenmore, allowing graduates to register with IAYT as Yoga Therapists.  The Yoga Therapist Training Program consists of 6 Training Modules and completion of a Therapeutic Practicum.  The Therapeutic Practicum will be designed by the student and approved by the Program Director, Nancy Glenmore Tatum.  The Practicum will contribute to the field of Yoga Therapy in an area of interest to the student, such as; developing a training program or workshop, conducting a case study in an area of yoga therapy, writing an article, presenting a workshop.

    Phase 2 Training Modules

  • Module 1 - Teaching and Therapeutic Skills – Sun. Nov. 24 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Module 2 - Biomedical & Psychological Foundations – Sun. Jan. 12, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Module 3 - Yogic Foundations & Teachings II – Sun. Feb 9, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Module 4 - Yoga Therapy Tools & Applications – Sun. Mar. 2, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Module 5 - The Business and Ethics of Yoga Therapy – Sun. April 6, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Module 6 - Professional Practice & Practicum Review – Sun. May 4, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Application Process
    A Glenmore Yoga Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Program Application must be submitted with a $500 (or $700 combined Phase 1 & 2) non-refundable deposit. The Program Director, Nancy Glenmore Tatum, will meet with each student individually prior to the beginning of the program. Please e-mail or call with specific questions.

    Program Fees

    Phase 1 Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certificate Program is $3,600 which includes a $500.00 non-refundable deposit at the time of application, to be applied to the tuition. ($500 deposit + 8 payments of $387.50)

    Phase 2 Glenmore Yoga Therapy Certificate Program is $3,700 which includes a $500.00 non-refundable deposit at the time of application, to be applied to the tuition. ($500 deposit + 8 payments of $400.00)

    Combined Phase 1 & 2 Programs is $6,800 which includes a $700.00 non-refundable deposit at the time of application, to be applied to the tuition. ($700 deposit + 16 payments of $381.25)

    The program fees include the following:

  • Handouts for Each Training Module
  • All instructional and administrative costs
  • 50% discount on classes at Glenmore Yoga each month that a Training module is attended. All students in the 500 and/or 800 Hour program are encouraged to take at least one class per week at Glenmore Yoga to solidify the training.
  • Teaching Faculty
    Nancy Glenmore Tatum MS, E-RYT 500, CMT, owner and director of Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, is the Teacher Training Program Director. Nancy has been teaching yoga teachers for 16 years and has more than 40 years experience teaching yoga in the Richmond area. Nancy is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy. Nancy’s teaching style blends traditional Hatha yoga as taught by the Himalayan Institute and therapeutic yoga based on the needs of each individual student. Additional faculty members includes Kevin Casey, E-RYT 500, CMT, co-owner of Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center and several Glenmore senior yoga teachers.