FAQ’s for January YFHA Immersion Live-Streaming:
What will be covered:
The Yoga for Healthy Aging Immersion will bring all of the content of the book to life, plus more, including an introduction to Ayurveda for healthy aging and bonus variations on Essential Poses! Uncertain about joining us? Take a moment to read the testimonials from past participants! (David, link to that part of page)
What is the schedule?
Each day consists of two 2.5 hours sessions, with a one-hour break in between, for 30-hours total
Session 1: 8:00-10:30am PST Session 2: 11:30am-2:00pm PST
(adjust times appropriately for your time zone, e.g. MT starts at 9:00am and 12:30pm, CT starts at 10:00am and 1:30pm, EST starts at 11:00am and 2:30pm)
What is the curriculum?
You will receive an outline of everything we will cover a few days before the Immersion starts. If you do not already have a copy of the book Yoga for Healthy Aging, order one now so you can have it during the immersion! Order from Baxter’s publisher or your favorite local bookstore! https://www.shambhala.com/authors/a-f/baxter-bell/yoga-for-healthy-aging-15028.html
Melina’s sequencing book, Art of Sequencing – Volume Three, will also be used to cover additional variations of Essential Poses. www.melinameza.com (insert link https://www.melinameza.com/product/art-of-sequencing-vol-3/)
What if I cannot attend all the sessions live?
We will be recording each session and posting them for your later review. They will be available for 2 weeks after the end of the program ONLY.
Are there any special requirements if I am a yoga teacher who wants to be certified in YFHA?
Yes, just a few:
- You must attend at least 25-hours of the program LIVE, and for any hours you miss, you must watch those sessions from the recordings and create an outline of what you learned and turn that in within 2 weeks of the last day of the program.
- Each teacher will teach a pose for about 5-minutes on the final day, as part of a sequence made up from the Essential Yoga poses in the book (your pose will be assigned). We will give you more info at the start of the program.
- Successfully complete an open book take-home exam and return it to us by Feb. 28th, 2021
- Send us confirmation of your 200-hour level teacher training (send with your completed exam)
What props will I need for the yoga practice parts of the program?
We recommend that you have the following:
2 firm blankets
2 yoga blocks
A firm chair (like a folding metal chair)
A bolster or DIY bolster
Don’t have a lot of props at home? Check out these to videos for ideas:
DIY Props: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IIkNAYYO9I&t=179s
DIY Bolster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoZOFq2uUgc
Cost for 30-hour course: $700
Once your payment is received, your spot will be reserved for the course.
If you choose to cancel before January 21st, you will receive a full refund, minus a $25 administrative fee.