Continue your Education and Extend your ReachAre you looking to enhance your teaching, expand your knowledge and extend your reach into the community? This is YOUR opportunity to be supported by a holistic-minded community and grow your personal service mission of yoga in the world! Join this growing network of national wellness professionals bringing the holistic practice of yoga and mindfulness into the community, one breath at a time! Enter your information below for more information on the Guiding Wellness Institute 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training program.
The 300 Hour Guiding Wellness Institute Yoga Teacher Training! This comprehensive program was designed to inform, equip and inspire you while offering a therapeutic and transformational experience which exceeds the industry standard and minimum requirements set by Yoga Alliance, enhancing your own wellness experience.
300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum
Advanced Yoga History and Philosophy
- History of Hatha Yoga
- Advanced Yoga Philosophy/Lifestyle
- Dissecting the Liguistic Orgins of Sanskrit
- Traditional history and the Language of Yoga
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology
- Structural Integration of Anatomy
- Advanced Sequencing
- Theming a Class Using Complimentary Opposites
- External and Internal Breath Retention
- Learning the Locks
- Methodology for Teaching Pranayama
- Integrating the Primary Series
- Mysore Practice
- Adjustments and Assists
- Introduction to Second Series
- Honoring the Tradition
Advanced Yin Asana and Philosophy
- Stillness in Motion
- Defining the Edge
- Defying Gravity
- Exploring Tension Release
Functional and Adaptive Yoga
- Warriors at Ease Level I
- Warriors at Ease Level II
- Trauma Sensitive Yoga
- Working with Special Populations
Mediation and Yoga Nidre
- Advanced Mindfulness
- Dharma Talks
- Yoga Nidra
Advanced Yoga Community Project
- Select a Mentor
- Be a Mentor
- Collaborative Creation of Karma Yoga Service Project
Advanced Business Practices
- The Business of Yoga
- Ethics for a Sustainable Yoga Community
- The Be Well Way
- Aligning Values and Actions
- Becoming a Wellness Ambassador
- Yoga off the Mat
RYT200As a California native, Kelsy was raised by principles reflected in the eight limb path and naturally discovered the asana practice at a very young age. Her passion for the yoga lifestyle was sealed while in college where she studied with her very first “Teacher” rooted in the Hatha traditions. Yoga provided her a profound recovery after a major surgery and mindfulness and meditation opened her eyes to the amazing ability to heal using the mind-body connection. Kelsy’s teaching platform draws from over 20 years of study and experience in Medical Management, Holistic Health, Energy Medicine, Classical Yoga, MBSR and Meditation, Health Coaching and a multitude of Bodyways. Her passion remains focused on serving the members of our military, veterans, providers/caregivers and the severely underserved populations. Kelsy is the Founding Director of Guiding Wellness Institute, 200 RYT, Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, and Holistic Life Coach. A proud member of the American Holistic Health Association, International Association of Yoga Therapists and Yoga Alliance.
ERYT200Susan Alden is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and served for six years as an active duty Army logistics officer in the 82nd Airborne and 3rd Infantry Divisions. For 18 years, Susan has been teaching both yoga and meditation within the military community, increasing awareness about PTSD, TBI, and combat stress and promoting complementary medicine on military bases across the country. As founder of Ola Lokahi, Susan offers retreats grounded in indigenous practices and principles that invite visionary leaders in the military and the civilian sector to come together and connect with a deeper sense of peace and profound purpose.
Suffering from debilitating migraines Lisa discovered yoga in her early forties and consistent practice greatly reduced her migraine attacks,
Yoga helped her deal with the hectic life of running to framing stores. She feels she truly stepped onto a path of bliss when she began teacher training at the The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA>
In 2001 she completed the 500-hour professional level teacher training program. Ashe she likes to say, “That is when my dharma met my karma. I knew this was my calling and I have to share it with everyone I meet.” Since selling her framing business, Lisa balances her days teaching yoga at her studio, Breathing Space, in Fayetteville, NC, playing in her art room and laughing with her friends.
She leads retreats as often as she can. Her inner joy brings smiles to anyone who meets her. Lisa lives a blissful existence with her fabulously understanding husband, Dean.
This self paced advanced program was created using a series of modules that allow participants to immerse themselves in topics and theory in their own time.
For more information please submit the application below and our Program Director will contact you directly.
Please contact our admissions office for detailed tuition information.
*Each participant has up to 3 years to complete their selected program.
*Payment Plans and Special Funding available through MyCAA for those who qualify, Please complete the registration form online and then contact our admissions office directly at (910) 864-6257.
Programming Available through our Affiliate Network
Warriors at Ease brings the healing power of yoga and meditation to military communities around the world, especially those affected by combat-stress, PTSD, and trauma. We do this by training and deploying certified mind-body professionals to settings where they can enhance the health and well-being of service members, veterans, families, and healthcare staff.
We are proud supporters of the following organizations and hope you will take a moment to explore all of the wonderful things they are doing to enhance our community, our environment and our human family. We are better, when we serve together!
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Our 300 Hour RYT Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive program designed to inform, equip and inspire you while offering a therapeutic and transformational experience which exceeds the industry standard and minimum requirements set by Yoga Alliance. Our national program is highly accredited and supported by our affiliate partner, Warriors at Ease.
Guiding Wellness Institute is a nationally Registered Yoga School and member of Yoga Alliance, Member of the American Holistic Health Association and a Member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
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