200 Hour Hot Hatha Teacher Training
Derived from traditional principles of Hatha yoga, the Hot Hatha 200 hour Teacher Training program is designed to take you well beyond in-depth knowledge of a prescribed set of Hatha poses or branded methodic. We teach you the full essence of hatha yoga, integrated pranayama and yoga philosophy to create a well-rounded and thoroughly challenging class that will inspire your students now and throughout the evolution of their practice physically, mentally emotionally, and spiritually. Learn how to teach, how to make a living doing what you love, and living up to your personal best, on and off the mat!
Learn to teach others while immersing yourself in deep study, accelerating your practice and gleaning fundamental insights by delving into the ancient science of yoga. Find purpose in the practice, understand energetic principles and the aspects of dharana that only a true hot hatha experience can offer.
For more information call 425.802.7554
Winter 2013: Session starts January 10th, 2014.
Location: Bellevue, WA
Every Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday for the following weekends.
January 10th to 12th; 17th to 19th; 24th to 26th; 31st to February 2nd; February 7th to 9th; 21st to 23rd; 28th to March 2nd.
Tuition: $2,800 includes tshirt, training manual, study guide, and training. Early bird rate of $2,488 if paid in full and registered into the program no later than December 10th, 2013.
Application provided here: sattva hot hatha 2014
You will learn how to:
- Effectively teach a compelling class
- Gain in-depth insight into the fundamental hatha asanas
- Adjust & modify to serve your students
- Connect breath and movement
- Articulate the attributes of each posture
- Study Sanskrit & Yoga’s literary heritage
- Improve & diversify your own practice
Additional Components include:
- Functional and subtle body anatomy
- The History, Philosophy, & lineages of yoga
- Study across a multitude of yoga disciplines
- Learn the ethics and business of yoga
- First Aid, CPR and safety techniques
- How to Effectively Strategize and Build Your Yoga Business
Faculty: Ali Valdez (ERYT-500 + fifteen years of teaching Hot hatha, and over 10,000 teaching hours); Carina Terra (RYT-500 + twelve years of teaching Hot Hatha) with mentor, Cristina Gildee (RYT 200, 2012 Sattva Yoga graduate in Hot Hatha).
Ali Valdez, Director of Training & Founder, Sattva Yoga
Ali Valdez (E-RYT 500 with well over 15,000 teaching hours) has been passionate about all things yoga, philosophy and spirituality her entire life, devoting many of her studies to intellectual history, aesthetics, and comparative religious studies. Since 2000, Ali has embarked on the yoga teaching path and has developed, with the wonderful guidance of her many teachers all over the world, a system committed to bringing out the best in her students and teacher trainees. Ali has certified or created content and curriculum for several teacher training programs and has over a two hundred teachers serving the yoga community nationwide. Her devotion to her students does not end after the alignment practicum and conversations about the sutras. She is with her students every step of the way helping develop their practice, deepening their spiritual pursuits, helping them become successful yoga teachers or yoga business owners. Ali has practiced a multitude of styles, and has studied with master teachers all over the world, primarily developing her yoga sadhana in San Francisco, Singapore, New York and Seattle. She is eternally grateful for the teachers that have been formidable to helping cultivate her gifts in yoga and techniques, as well as spiritual awareness, notably John Hoge, Kathleen Hunt, Gregg Caruso, Mikhaila Stettler, Celeste Renee, Vincent Tam, Edward Clark (one of a handful of teachers that have personally studied with Edward in London and has earned his approval to teach his advanced vinyasa technique), and Andrey Lappa, with whom she completed her 500 hours in Charlotte, North Carolina and serves as one of his training assistants in the United States.
Carina Terra 500 ERYT
Carina came to yoga after 11 years of studying dance, particularly ballet. She studied yoga therapy at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, with professor Marcos Rojo Rodrigues, a disciple of Swami Kuvalayananda, the great pioneer of yoga therapy and the scientific study of yoga. In the US, Carina was introduced to other forms of yoga and has studied with Bikram & Rajashree Choudhury, Ana Forrest, Shiva Rea, Baron Baptiste, Tias Little, Amba & Don Stapleton, Ph.D. from the Nosara Yoga Institute, JinSung, Shari Friedrichsen and Troy Lucero. After taking teacher trainings with Baron Baptiste and Shiva Rea, she knew she had found the style of yoga that fits her personality best: Vinyasa. Since then, she has dedicated herself to practicing and teaching that style. Carina is a certified Pranassage Practitioner by the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica, and one of only five practitioners in the State of Washington. Pranassage® is a combination of yoga and bodywork that produces deep relaxation in the receiver.
Frances found Yoga in her early 20’s while working in a fast paced career. She found it difficult to maintain a healthy diet and exercise plan and during that period in her life she suffered injuries in a car accident. Frances turned to Yoga, massage, and other holistic therapies for healing. Through this awakening time in her life she realized how important it is to manage stress and to maintain a healthy lifestyle through movement. In 2002, Frances did her first 200-hour Yoga teacher training in Miami Beach, FL. She trained with many top yoga teachers from all over the world including Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar. Frances has also studied Ashtanga, Anusara, Vinyasa, and therapeutic yoga techniques. In addition to teaching Yoga, Frances is a Reiki Master Teacher, and Acupuncture Physician. Frances also has her BS in Health Science; MS, Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture; 500 Hour RYT.
Dr. Toni Best is a well known Eastside yoga teacher in Power & Hot Hatha traditions, an inspirational speaker, wellness coach and chiropractor. Having struggled with eating disorders for 20 years, she has been on a nearly lifelong quest for healing and wholeness, and a deeper understanding of the human body, mind and potential. This journey led to her Chiropractic degree, with ongoing study in natural hygiene (nutrition), human consciousness, and the magic healing potential of our own breath. She was guided to yoga in 1997 and the result was an extraordinary personal recovery and transformation. She began instructing in 2002 and brings a deep understanding of personal struggle as well as knowledge of health, the human body, and proper alignment to her teaching. She teaches authentically from love and inspiration and enjoys watching her students discover their true essence and heal their own lives through yoga. Dr. Toni breathes new life and inspiration in her classes with her enlightening and rousing view on wellness, human potential, and how to truly incorporate the principles we know and learn into our lives with enthusiasm and perseverance. She is also co-founder of Achieving Wellness Centers and Worksite Wellness with her husband and partner Dr. Darren White and speaks on many wellness topics to companies and groups in search of extraordinary wellness, wholeness and self-mastery.
Andrey Lappa is one of the master guest teachers for Sattva Yoga. Andrey will be facilitating the overview of the overarching theories around Hatha yoga, its historical lineage and components of his self-founded hatha yoga system, Universal Yoga. Andrey is one of the most influential thought-leaders in the science of hatha yoga of his generation.