Knekoh Frugé, C-IAYT, YTRx and Rob Zabel, MA, E-RYT team up again to offer the most comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training Program in the city. Discover the depth, breadth, and history of this ancient tradition that is Yoga. From anatomy and alignment to Sanskrit and Yoga Sutras (and all points in between), you’ll broaden your Yoga knowledge far beyond the material typically covered in group classes.
Rob Zabel, our resident Sanskrit scholar, has been studying Yoga for most of his life and holds a master’s degree from Loyola Marymount University’s acclaimed Yoga Studies program.
Knekoh Frugé has practiced Yoga for more than 35 years. She is a credentialed Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapy and a Loyola Marymount University alumna as well.
You’ll benefit from over 50 years of combined expertise honed on the mat, in the halls of academia, and in life.
If you’re ready to turn your passion for Yoga into a career, seeking to enhance your personal practice, or simply eager to connect and grow with like-minded yogis, join us!
Informational meetings will be held on December 15, 2018 and January 19, 2019 at 1pm.
First Day of Class: February 16, 2019
Class meets approximately 2 weekends per month for 6 months
- 12noon – 6pm: Sessions on the first Saturday of the month
- 1:00pm – 6pm: Any other Saturday sessions
- 1:00pm – 5pm: Sunday sessions
We’ll work with your schedules. Come to the first class with blackout dates in mind; we'll work together as a group to come up with a final schedule that best accommodates our class.
Syllabus Highlights Include:
- The History of Yoga—from ancient Eastern origins to Western adaptation and modern-day practice. Includes the four main paths: Karma, Bhakti, Jnana, and Raja (into which falls Hatha)
- Different styles of Yoga: Astanga, Iyengar, Sivananda—how they’re related and how they differ
- Restorative Yoga
- The anatomy of the Yoga practice: alignment, form, and how to cultivate Yogic breath
- Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita, and other ancient Yogic philosophy texts
- The eight limbs of Yoga: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi
- Chanting: classical chants and how to incorporate them into the Yoga classroom
- Pranayama & meditation
- Anatomy of the physical and subtle bodies and how they support each other
- Teaching practicum: design your own class, teach and receive constructive feedback, discover best practices for the Yoga classroom, learn how to adjust students safely and respectfully, and develop your own teaching style
- Working with students with disabilities and limited mobility
- ... and more!
Program cost: $3,000 (includes 6 months of unlimited studio classes)
Early Bird Special:
- $2,500 if paid in full by December 15
- $2,750 if paid in full by January 19