It is highly recommended that you contact us to discuss the details of this training prior to purchase.
We will rent a modest, yet comfortable residence for this training. We are currently located on the Albania Riviera, along the Ionian Sea. The only people in attendance of this course will be the Lead Instructors: Johnny & Ali, one Teaching Assistant, and one Chef. You’re welcome to have a personal assistant or partner join you.
Full participation is required to complete for Yoga Alliance certificate.
This course will run for 3 weeks (21 Days, 20 Nights). There will be daily brunch, dinner, snacks, tea and coffee. All meals will be vegetarian and can accommodate vegan.
Yoga Alliance Accredited
Trainees may register with Yoga Alliance at its RYT-200 level upon successful completion of this training.
We ensure the quality of our yoga teacher training program by providing personalized guidance with the lead teacher to a small group of students.
Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum
In this training, you will develop the skills to teach yoga to others. You will study the form and function of asana (yoga poses), the foundations of pranayama (breath work), and the basics of meditation. Plus, yoga theory & practice, yoga history & philosophy, basic Sanskrit, and yoga teacher ethics & boundaries.
Additional topics will include:
- How to teach a yoga pose
- Proper alignment
- Anatomy and physiology as it relates to yoga
- Purpose and use of props
- Observing and understanding bodies
- When and how to modify yoga poses
- How or whether to touch students and when to use adjustments
- Restorative poses
- How to skillfully sequence a class
- Practice Teaching
- General history of Yoga
- Yoga Texts: Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita, Light on Yoga
- Bandhas integration (muscular contractions)
- How to teach headstand and shoulderstand
- Arm balance progressions
- Find your inner teaching voice (your uniqueness)
- Learn the three main teaching methods: verbal (audio), visual, and physical (kinetic)
- The business of Yoga: how to market yourself in the yoga community
- Vinyasa flow and hatha techniques
Lead Instructor – Johnny Nasello
Born in the United States, Johnny Nasello is an e-500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher & Personal Trainer. He specializes in alignment based yoga, and has a vast experience working with different body types, abilities, and ranges of motion. He is known for precise instruction techniques, and relating larger concepts of yoga with practical inner guidance.
Yoga & Meditation Teacher – Ali Choi
Ali is a certified Ayurveda therapist, 500 hour registered yoga teacher, meditation teacher, and a holistic healing practitioner.
Ali was born in South Korea and grew up in Los Angeles, California where she attained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After entering the corporate work sector, she soon realized that her life’s path needed to take a different turn, which eventually led her to the world of yoga & wellness. She has trained in the United States and Thailand in various healing modalities over the years and has studied Ayurveda and Yoga in India.
Currently, she leads meditation classes at Ananda and provides Detox counseling and Ayurvedic diet & lifestyle counseling, Chi-Nei-Tsang (Taoist Abdominal Massage), Tok-Sen (Traditional Thai Healing Therapy), Cupping Therapy, and Reiki.
Her main focus is to help people connect to their inner potential to live a full and vital life in all aspects of being – physical, mental, and spiritual.
Johnny is often assisted by other former graduates of his 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification Programs.