Caroline offers one semi-private 200-hour Teacher Training annually in Stonington, Maine.  If you are interested in being a part of this small group training, please send an e-mail directly to Caroline through the contact page of this website.

Dates & Schedule: TBD

Have you fallen in love with yoga? Are you curious and excited to learn everything you possibly can about it? Are you wanting to develop a personal practice but are not sure where to begin? Do you have an existing home practice but long for a fresh infusion of inspiration - one that will refine your focus while equipping you with a vast array of tools? Are you in a transitional moment in your life and simply wanting to devote some time to exploring the question of what comes next? Have you wanted to share the gift of yoga with your loved ones? Do you wish to incorporate yoga into your existing professional practice or trade? Do you dream of becoming a yoga teacher?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, I invite you to join me for the learning adventure of a lifetime! Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with any questions you might have to help determine if this training is the right fit for you.


Course Overview

This course will provide you with:

  • an introduction to yoga history and philosophy and its relevance in our world today

  • the tools to create a consistent personal practice that can withstand the ups and downs of life

  • a thorough grounding in applied anatomy and physiology as it relates to movement patterns in yoga that far exceed the standards set by Yoga Alliance 

  • in-depth understanding of foundational postures and transitions

  • appreciation for basic factors governing range of motion

  • the ability to create intelligent sequencing for a balanced and sustainable practice

  • introduction to pranayama, pratyahara and various meditation techniques

  • the ability to offer safe and effective hands-on physical adjustments that enhance self-awareness in new students and that facilitate fresh discovery in experienced students

  • the ability to deliver clear and concise cues that invite inquiry and exploration

  • confidence in leading mixed-level classes

  • a deep respect for the sacredness of the yoga tradition and our ethical responsibility as teachers to uphold a manner of living that reflects our commitment to unity, wholeness and peace.

This 200-hour Immersion is for curious and devoted students who wish to deepen their practice as well as for those wishing to become teachers. Resting under the broad umbrella of hatha yoga, we will explore numerous different styles including vinyasa yoga, yin yoga, gentle yoga, restorative yoga, yoga nidra, and myofascial release.

For the 200-hour training, the size of the group matters. It is important that it neither be too small nor too large. This training requires a minimum of six people and is capped at a maximum of twelve people.

Tuition: $3,000

Tuition includes unlimited classes at the Island Community Center for the duration of the training as well as everything relating to the training including the Unfolding Your Wings 200-hour Manual.


Prerequisites:

  • a minimum of one year of practice experience


Required Reading

  • The Yamas and Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele

Recommended Reading

  • Functional Anatomy of Yoga: A Guide for Practitioners and Teachers by David Keil

  • Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom by B.K.S. Iyengar

  • The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T. K. V. Desikachar

  • Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann

  • Yoga of the Subtle Body: A Guide to the Physical and Energetic Anatomy of Yoga by Tias Little

  • Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison

  • Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship by Donna Farhi

  • The Essence of Yoga: Reflections on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Bernard Bouanchaud

  • Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation by Stephen Mitchell

  • Anatomy of Movement, Rev. Ed. by Blandine Calais-Germain

  • Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers

  • The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark

  • Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper

  • Heath, Healing and Beyond: Yoga and the Living Tradition of T. Krishnamacharya by T. K. V. Desikachar and R. H. Cravens

  • Guruji: A Portrait of Pattabhi Jois Through the Eyes of His Students by Guy Donahaye and Eddie Stern


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Caroline Wybar Yoga is recognized as a Registered Yoga School (RYS) through Yoga Alliance. Upon successful completion of the training, you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).