Graduating classes of 2012 and 2013
Now accepting applications
Joyful School of Yoga ~ A spiritual Journey
Immerse yourself in a world of self-discovery. The foundation of this Journey is preparing you to share your love and desire of Yoga with your family, community and the world. Sharing your passion of Yoga through teaching privately or in group settings will enhance your life and the lives of others. If you are looking to enhance your personal practice, this immersion will profoundly shift your life.
200 Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Certification
This Immersion will consist of:
History and Philosophy of Yoga, Including:
A general understanding of Sanskrit, the exquisite language of Yoga
The Bhagavad Gita
The Yoga Sutras
The 8 limbs of Yoga
The symbolic meaning of the Deities and Sacred Symbols
Physical and Esoteric Anatomy
Meditation – Various techniques of Giving and Receiving
The Laws of Physics, Time, Gravity, Attraction and Intuition
Ayurveda – The science of life
Eating healthy, sustainable living
Ethics – Morals and Integrity
Business – Money as energy, Opening and supporting a Yoga Business
A certification in Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 will be included
The Union of two Ancient Healing Systems. Reiki and Yoga are a unique combination which results in optimum physical, mental and spiritual wellness. Learning Reiki will give you the opportunity to enhance your connection with yourself and others.
The central teaching of Yoga is that man’s true nature is divine, perfect and infinite. There are many schools of Yoga and one common thread, Yoga leads you from the Unreal to the real, from the Darkness to the light. The Joyful school of Yoga offers a unique understanding of the history and philosophy of Yoga. You will learn the principles of Jana, Bhakti, Karma and Raja Yoga. As well as the physical applications of Hatha Yoga, including: Ashtanga Vinyasa, Sivananda, Kundalini, Yin, Restorative, Partner/Thai, and Children’s Yoga. You will learn what each has to offer physically, mentally and spiritually.
During this training, you will be required to complete homework assignments, Keep a daily journal, get involved on a Community Karma project, volunteer in the sanctuary (Seva), commit to a home Yoga and Meditation practice (Sadana), there will be review open book tests and a Final Exam. During your enrollment of this program all regular scheduled Yoga classes with Joy are included in your tuition. You will be required to keep a signed log and journal your class experiences.
We have an amazing faculty ready to share their wisdom and knowledge with you.
Joy Kochmer E-RYT 500 – Metaphysician, offers an eclectic style of sharing Yoga. She is the owner of Om Joyful Yoga and founder of the Joyful school of Yoga, a Yoga Alliance 200 approved program. After co-facilitating Teacher Trainings for 4 years she has created a curriculum that is unique and life transforming, merging Yoga and Metaphysics. She is humbled to have an amazing staff of teachers to share in this journey.
Dianne, (also known as Cookie), has been involved in yoga since 1999. Dianne is certified through Karma Kids Yoga, Radiant Child Yoga, Program, Yoga, Kids International and Buddha Baby. She has been a Wishgranter for the Make A Wish Foundation for over 14 years and relates to children of all ages. She has developed yoga programs for Gilda’s Club, special needs groups, schools, camps, yoga studios and community centers throughout South Florida.
Julian Hall began yoga in the late 1980′s and shares his amazing teachings throughout South Florida.He has various training certifications, and specializes in Yin Yoga as taught by Paul Grilley. His practice and teachings are based on, Ahimsa-non-harming, and the greatest healer…Love.
Kathy is a certified professional coach focusing on leadership development and started helping people become powerful leaders and live passionate lives. Along with her role in the corporate world, Kathy is a Reiki Master and leads classes and workshops supporting people in obtaining their aspirations, tapping into their own inner wisdom. She co-facilitates annual spiritual retreats for women.
Suzanne Weintraub RYT, received her training in Hatha Yoga through Aananda Yoga Inc. She is certified in Prenatal Yoga and Thai Yoga bodywork. Suzanne finds her gift in teaching prenatal Yoga. As a Hatha and Prenatal teacher, it is Suzanne’s intention to create a safe, happy environment for everyone to explore the benefits that Yoga brings to the Mind, Body and Spirit.
Sensei Jason Mastrian BS, LMT Jason holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh. He is Budokon Academy Professional Instructor: Jason has been teaching Yoga since 2001. His wisdom and knowledge of the body makes him our favorite Anatomy teacher.
After years of practicing yoga David Frankel received his teaching certificate in 2003 in the Sivananda style and taught regularly in the Fort Lauderdale area. Always mindful that the physical practice of yoga is merely a gateway to deeper self realization, his classes incorporate a strong emphasis on the philosophical teachings of yoga as taught in the ancient Hindu scriptures; particularly the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras.
Early on in her yoga experience Leslie Courtney was drawn to an invigorating practice of ashtanga Yoga and then discovered the beauty of Anusara and Yin Yoga. These practices, as well as her years of studying dance, greatly influence her teaching. Leslie teaches throughout the South Florida area.
CONTINUING OUR WEEKEND TRAINING WILL BEGIN SEPTEMBER 2014
Tuition is $2700.00 A $500 deposit will hold your space. Payment plans are available without additional cost.
(not included in tuition)
Bhagavad Gita by Stephen Mitchell
The Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchidananda
The Key Poses of Yoga: Scientific Keys VOLUME 2 By Ray Long
Chakra Healing by Liz Simpson
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins
A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
As a Man Thinkethby James Allen
For any questions and information please call Joy (954)614-1937
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