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 37 years. She is a credentialed Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapy and a Loyola Marymount University alumna as well.
With this program you’ll benefit from over 50 years of combined expertise honed on the mat, in the halls of academia, and in life.
Are you 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!
Classes begin the first weekend in February 2022
Class meets approximately 2 weekends per month for 6 months
9am - 4pm Saturdays
10am – 3pm Sundays
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
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: $2,500 (includes 6 months of unlimited yoga classes)